Scientists create ultra-thin condom from grass

There are a few common complaints about condoms -- that they're too thick and that they easily break. Now, researchers at the University of Queensland, in partnership with Aboriginal people from the Camooweal region, have developed a way of using fibres from grass to both strengthen and streamline late -- improving safety and feeling. By: Emily Reynolds,…
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Top Gear races on with new team of presenters

The BBC has revealed the full cast of presenters for the returning Top Gear, and it's one of the biggest rosters the motoring show has ever seen. Chris Evans has long been established as the main host for the show's return this May, news followed by the surprising announcement that he would be joined by former Friends actor Matt…
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Mobile Payments Startup Payleven Raises Another $10M

 The days of Square clones popping up, everywhere you looked and capitalizing on Square’s conservative approach to global expansion, are long gone. But those startups are not. And today, one of them is announcing a Series D round. Payleven, a mobile payments startup originally incubated in 2012 at Berlin’s Rocket Internet, says it has raised a $10 million…
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