the ballerine: a brand new IUD that won’t stab you in the womb, apparently

If you have a uterus but very much don’t want to get pregnant, chances are that you’re on some form of contraception to ward away the offspring. There’s a delightful pick-n-mix of different types of contraception to choose from. Most contraception is hormonal, and therefore bring with them all sorts of unwanted and unpleasant side effects such as mood swings, weight gain, acne, and tender … Continue reading the ballerine: a brand new IUD that won’t stab you in the womb, apparently

aliens won’t know that women have vaginas, thanks to NASA

Out in space, somewhere just shy of 10 billion miles away from our tiny green planet, are two of the most distant human-made objects. Pioneer 10 and 11 were launched in 1972 and 1973 respectively, designed for a mission to explore Jupiter and the asteroid belt. They have long since lost contact with NASA, but we might not be the last living beings to look at … Continue reading aliens won’t know that women have vaginas, thanks to NASA