No Fish Bladder, No Love

Andrew Sullivan —  Jul 7 2012 @ 8:09pm

Gizmodo provides an overview of condom design throughout history:

A guide published in Philadelphia in 1844 called for soaking, turning, and inflating animal innards at home. Once the material was prepared, you chopped it to the required length and added a string at the base for better hold. Feeling fancy? There were instructions to give it a scent and polish, too.

More Dish on condom evolution here.