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Technology Techcitement Is Thankful For, 2012 Edition

Every year brings new and exciting technology, and this year was no different. As it’s our job here at Techcitement to talk about tech that excites us, we thought we’d put a spotlight on that specific tech that we’re also thankful that exists. Whether it’s some tech that personally affects our daily lives or tech […]

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Voting: Do It Wrong And Your Family Dies

Joss Whedon’s viral endorsement makes some interesting points, especially the one where my brains are eaten because I voted incorrectly. The short video exemplifies the utility and ease of spreading information, especially political news, but also encapsulates the charm and personality of the internet. The internet, in its essence, is creative freedom in all directions […]

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Holy Blanking Blank! Techcitment Appears On The Colbert Report

Last night, Techcitement received a nod from The Colbert Report — winner of multiple Emmys, two Peabody awards, a special recognition by the GLAAD Media awards, and current home to Captain America’s shield — for its article bout male birth control by Jon Clinkenbeard. During a segment called “Cheating Death with Dr. Stephen T. Colbert, […]

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Could This Male Contraceptive Pill Make A Vas Deferens In The Fight Against HIV?

  First of all, I won’t apologize for the pun in the title. Secondly, it seems my first male contraceptive article stirred up a lot of controversy about the hypothetical anti-HIV properties of RISUG (shared from a journal named, appropriately, Medical Hypotheses). After speaking with the makers of the U.S. version, they mentioned that although this […]

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The Best Birth Control In The World Is For Men

If I were going to describe the perfect contraceptive, it would go something like this: no babies, no latex, no daily pill to remember, no hormones to interfere with mood or sex drive, no negative health effects whatsoever, and 100 percent effectiveness. The funny thing is, something like that currently exists. The procedure called RISUG in […]

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