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Bill Gates funds creation of thin, light, impenetrable graphene condoms

Bill Gates funds creation of thin, light, impenetrable graphene condoms

Graphene is incredibly thin and light, and prevents all but the smallest molecules from passing through it (it’s an excellent water filter, for example). Condoms, though an excellent barrier against unwanted contaminants, are neither thin nor light — which is why they reduce sensation, and why some people really don’t like wearing them. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, realizing ...

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NYC artist crowdsources funds for reassignment surgery

Marcus Santos /New York Daily News Shakina Nayfack, a performance artist in New York City, is using crowdsourcing website YouCaring.com to raise $ 52,500 for her sex reassignment operation. This Kickstarter-style campaign is actually a kickstart-her campaign. Shakina Nayfack, a transgendered performing artist based in New York City, is using online fund-raising site YouCaring.com to collect $ 52,500 to complete ...

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