How condoms are tested (video)

the company doesn't appear to use various marathon sex machines with different sized phalluses to simulate rough sex in extreme conditions. Just imagine those car commercials where the vehicles are crashed into walls or test drove through hazardous obstacle courses. We need to know how a condom will hold up when having high speed sex with an orifice that has the consistency of gravel, wet pavement, broken glass, or ice.

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As the beginning of spring and a month that fuses the Christian concept of rebirth with pagan fertility holidays, April is perfect for STD Awareness Month. Having grown up with a deathly fear of STDs and unplanned pregnancies, I've always been somewhat skeptical about just how rigorously condoms are tested before they are deployed into life and death situations. The below video of how LifeStyle condoms are tested provides some comfort —- assuming the condoms being inflated to three feet long or made into giant water balloons are not then repackaged and sold.

Still, I must confess that I'm a bit disappointed that

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