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Remote-controlled chip could be the future of contraceptives

A tiny chip implanted under a woman's skin can deliver hormonal birth control for up to 16 years and is entering pre-clinical trials next year.

By July 6, 2014


Rush Limbaugh: Apple is Republicans, Google is Democrats

In a scholarly analysis of tech blogging, the great Republican commentator offers that 9 out of 10 blogs hate Apple. Because Apple is like the Republican Party. Oddly, though, Limbaugh last year was himself mad at Apple.

By August 4, 2013


Gates grant to fund testicle-blasting contraceptive

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation gives $100,000 grant to researchers investigating the use of ultrasound as a reversible male contraceptive.

By May 17, 2010


Fashion and puppies and cupcakes, oh my!

Pinterest's user base is mostly made up of women — and this has led to a mad scramble to try to define the site itself by gender.

By March 21, 2012


Anti-abortion Anonymous hacker arrested in U.K.

After stealing tens of thousands of database records from an abortion provider, hacker James Jeffery is arrested, brought to court, and called a "zealot" and "able hacker" by the judge.

By March 11, 2012


Data mining's adult challenges

The tools to analyze disparate data sets are getting better and cheaper. But the practice will increasingly bump against the boundaries of privacy comfort zones.

By February 22, 2012


Ultrasound one step closer to killing sperm--and the vasectomy

Researchers find that a non-invasive ultrasound treatment dramatically reduces the sperm count of rats, but aren't sure if it's reversible.

By January 30, 2012


Should contraception qualify for climate funds?

The most effective technology for combating carbon emissions may be made of latex, according to a study by the London School of Economics.

By September 17, 2009


The 404 690: Where rent is too damn high (podcast)

Show topics include Jimmy McMillan's "Rent is Too Damn High" party, blaming iPods for accidental impregnations, filthy touch screens, "Jackass 3D" movie reviews, and Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg learning Chinese!

By October 19, 2010


Paper clip tripod: Use only when desperate

The folks at Photojojo have twisted and bent a clip into a contraception that can hold a point-and-shoot.

By October 9, 2009