Get some. On Feb. 14, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene began handing out lubricated prophylactics as part of a public health campaign. The condoms — distributed for free at restaurants, barber shops and nail salons — were officially branded as “NYC Condoms” and specially packaged with a bold design. The campaign also includes posters featuring taglines such as, “New York, we’ve got you covered.” Since the campaign’s inception, more than 5 million of the branded latex condoms have been distributed in five city boroughs.
Would you like fries with that? Three cities are battling for a new title: “Home of the Hamburger.” Athens, Texas; New Haven, Conn.; and Seymour, Wis.; all are claiming to be the burger birthplace, according to The Associated Press. In January, in response to the raging beef between the cities, Wisconsin State Representative Tom Nelson introduced a resolution proclaiming that Seymour fair vendor Charles “Hamburger Charlie” Nagreen first deemed the meaty treats “hamburgers” in 1885. In May, Nelson’s resolution passed unanimously in the Assembly, and the state Senate also is expected to show its support.