SCIENCE
11/07/2012 08:02 am ET | Updated Nov 08, 2012

Condom History Mirrors Changing Societal Attitudes & Modern Human Sexuality (VIDEO)

The condom protects us from infection and unwanted pregnancy, and it has reshaped the history of sex across the world. Studying its strange past can teach us a lot about our changing attitudes toward sexual intimacy throughout the ages.

To learn more, I reached out to Sarah Forbes, curator of the Museum of Sex in New York City. Check out the video above and don't forget to sound off by leaving a comment at the bottom of the page. And keep it clean, people! Come on, talk nerdy to me!

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