Yearly Archives: 2017

LELO HEX Condom, The Condom of the Future?

After decades of the same old designs, scientists, philanthropists, and companies are pooling their collective powers to try and make a better condom. In 2013, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation condom challenge brought a wealth of attention to the need for more innovative contraception. About five years before that, LELO, …

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Kim Foxx gets a report card

click to enlarge Santiago Covarrubias/Sun-Times Cook County state’s attorney Kim Foxx As Cook County state’s attorney Kim Foxx’s first year in office has drawn to a close, a …

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DirecTV Now: The Best New Cord-Cutting Solution

Say hello to DirecTV Now, AT&T’s recently announced internet-only streaming video package that closely mimics a conventional cable television subscription. The price: $35 a month to start. The new platform helps close the cord-cutting gap, affordably bringing 100 channels of live streaming to your connected device. You only need to download the …

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15 New Cars and Trucks: Best of the 2016 New York Auto Show

The New York International Auto Show concludes more than six months of major car shows that began last September in Frankfurt. Despite all the major shows (Frankfurt, Tokyo, Los Angeles, Detroit, Geneva, New York) automakers never seem to run out of new cars to unveil. While SUVs continued to dominate …

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10 Tips for Becoming a Better Soccer Fan

Are you watching soccer right now? Odds are good that somewhere in the world at this very moment, a professional game is being played, with two teams vying for victory in an exciting, fast-paced match. Regardless of the league you follow, there’s plenty happening in the sport to keep you …

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The Complete Guide To Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone doesn’t mean to brag, but its kaleidoscopic geothermal wonders, grand canyons, and high-altitude lakes have, without a doubt, made it the showpiece of the National Park System. Not only was this the first national park in the entire world, but to this day, it welcomes more than 4.1 million …

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How to Celebrate National Parks Week

Just in case you need an excuse to get outside, the National Park Service is offering free entry to all national parks in celebration of America’s most beautiful spaces and places during National Parks Week. The celebration will take place from Saturday, April 16, through Sunday, April 24, and free …

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