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    Bill Gates Searching for Super Condom

    BERLIN, GERMANY - JANUARY 29:  Microsoft founder Bill Gates departs after meeting with German Development Minister Dirk Niebel at the Development Ministry on January 29, 2013 in Berlin, Germany. Gates is cooperating through his charity foundation with the German government and private companies on sustainable food programs in Africa.  (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

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    All Bill Gates wants is a condom that feels good. And he’s ponying up $100,000 for someone to make one. Recognizing that condoms are widely available but that many men don’t like using them because they decrease pleasure and women don’t like asking them to use them, Bill and Melinda Gates are offering, through their foundation, a prize for someone who can develop a condom that people will want to use. “Is it possible to develop a product without this stigma, or better, one that is felt to enhance pleasure?” Such a product could reduce unplanned pregnancies and cases of STDs and prevent HIV.

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