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N.C. State students develop nail polish to detect date rape drugs
Washington Times ^ | 8-25-14 | Jessica Chasmer

Posted on 08/26/2014 12:31:37 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic

Four male students at North Carolina State University have developed a prototype for a new nail polish line that changes color when it comes into contact with date rape drugs.

Ankesh Madan, Tasso Von Windheim, Tyler Confrey-Maloney, and Stephan Gray founded Undercover Colors, coined as “the first fashion company working to prevent sexual assault,” The Mary Sue reported.

A woman paints her nails with the polish, and when her nails come into contact with a liquid, the color will change if drugs like Rohypnol, Xanax, or GHB are present.

“In the U.S., 18% of women will be sexually assaulted in their lifetime,” the company says on its Facebook page. “That’s almost one out of every five women in our country. We may not know who they are, but these women are not faceless. They are our daughters, they are our girlfriends, and they are our friends.”

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Health/Medicine; Miscellaneous; Science
KEYWORDS: daterape; nailpolish; northcarolina; protection; rape; rohypnol; yankeeingenuity
Finally! All that education leads to something useful!
1 posted on 08/26/2014 12:31:37 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Maha Rushie points out that feminazis oppose this nail polish. No wonder Maha Rushie says they’re crazy.


2 posted on 08/26/2014 12:32:50 PM PDT by Stepan12
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To: Stepan12

They oppose it? Why?


3 posted on 08/26/2014 12:34:13 PM PDT by Nea Wood (When people get used to preferential treatment, equal treatment seems like discrimination.-Sowell)
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To: afraidfortherepublic
It is sad there is enough of a market for this to make it commercially viable.

That said, this is pretty ingenious.

4 posted on 08/26/2014 12:34:16 PM PDT by colorado tanker
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To: Nea Wood

Because outrage over things like date rape is a revenue stream for them.

Reduce date rape and they need to find something comparable (donation-wise) to be outraged over.


5 posted on 08/26/2014 12:37:05 PM PDT by tanknetter
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To: Nea Wood

Just like race-baiters it gives a tool to defuse a part of their agenda.


6 posted on 08/26/2014 12:37:47 PM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Maybe if these girls would quit being drunk sluts this wouldn’t be necessary


7 posted on 08/26/2014 12:41:26 PM PDT by sipow
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To: Nea Wood

Fewer date rapes —> fewer pregnancies —> fewer abortions.


8 posted on 08/26/2014 12:43:20 PM PDT by reg45 (Barack 0bama: Implementing class warfare by having no class.)
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To: sipow

If your drink is drugged, you don’t need to get drunk in order to be disabled. One complete drink is usually enough.


10 posted on 08/26/2014 12:48:01 PM PDT by reg45 (Barack 0bama: Implementing class warfare by having no class.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Make it clear polish -


12 posted on 08/26/2014 12:50:01 PM PDT by SkyDancer (I Was Told Nobody Is Perfect But Yet, Here I Am)
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To: sipow

Maybe if these girls would quit being drunk sluts this wouldn’t be necessary


The drugs can be put into iced tea or soda. Dumb thing to say.


13 posted on 08/26/2014 12:55:00 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

That’s clever! A very useful product. Hopefully it won’t cost 10Xs as much as regular nail polish.


14 posted on 08/26/2014 12:58:55 PM PDT by TigersEye ("No man left behind" means something different to 0bama.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

They can check their fingernail polish just before they pass out.


15 posted on 08/26/2014 1:09:05 PM PDT by RoosterRedux
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To: Nea Wood

Because it gives women a false sense of security, it puts the responsibility on them and not the vile rapist male, and it isn’t free.

I’m serious, those are their criticisms. The fembots want to place all responsibility on men as this allows their manipulation of the issue. Women who are drugged and raped are not their concern. They are concerned more about redifining rape to include women who regret their actions. Women are all wise, all knowing, and allowed to define their world as they see fit and that includes changing the rules any time it benefits them. What was once a regretful action is now seen as a crime and gives victimhood status.

leftwing femeinism stems from guilt and shame. Rather than admit that, they need a perpetrator, some other force to blame and take the responsibility they can not. Some of the biggest feminists I know are penis worshippers and are fully supported financially from men. They hate themselves for it and they hate other women, prettier women, women who threaten their status, more.

My fiance, a real feminist, has a lefty friend who goes on a retarded rant once a week. Jt almost deserves a weekly thread and my fiancee replies are usually epic. Her friend is a rape liar, a drunk, uses men, and is on a new level of insecurity. She is one of those women who surrounds herself with predators and men of questionable ethics and plays the victim. When she drinks, she transforms into a beast who will have sex with almost anyone. Her sober self is totally disconnected from her drunk self to the point of near split personality. I’ve told stories before her pulling her tits out in my car to show my married brother in law. She is a mess and while I feel sorry for her, I avoid her like the plague.


16 posted on 08/26/2014 1:09:28 PM PDT by drunknsage
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To: sipow

Maybe if these girls would quit being drunk sluts this wouldn’t be necessary

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Exactly. It is the fault of the woman having a drink that some complete ahole doses her, and then has his way with her while she is incapacitated.

/contemptuous sarcasm


17 posted on 08/26/2014 1:10:02 PM PDT by dmz
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To: sipow
Maybe if these girls would quit being drunk sluts this wouldn’t be necessary

First off. I believe it would be prudent for girl to dip her finger in the the drink before imbibing.

Second, you're an idiot for saying that.

18 posted on 08/26/2014 1:18:27 PM PDT by Focault's Pendulum (I live in NJ....' Nuff said!)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

I’m hoping they make a nail polish that turns color when it comes in contact with a liberal. I’m thinking it goes on and dries clear, but then turns red if contact is made.


19 posted on 08/26/2014 1:26:21 PM PDT by catnipman (Cat Nipman: Vote Republican in 2012 and only be called racist one more time!)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

So a woman who goes into a doubtful situation with an untrustworthy guy is going to look at her fingernails?

This was done for extra credit, because it’s the politically correct thing to do.


20 posted on 08/26/2014 1:39:38 PM PDT by I want the USA back (Media: completely irresponsible. Complicit in the destruction of this country.)
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To: Nea Wood

I am not sure. My suspicion is that the drug might reduce the victimization of college women (not that it was epidemic anyway); ergo, the feminists won’t have as much to whine about, thus reducing their potential power.


21 posted on 08/26/2014 1:42:04 PM PDT by Stepan12
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To: I want the USA back

NC State is our most conservative college here....do maybe someone wanted to do some good. A lot of date rape drugs around campuses everywhere.


22 posted on 08/26/2014 1:45:51 PM PDT by Kackikat
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To: I want the USA back

I’m just grappling with the idea that dozens of sorority girls will be dragging their fingertips through the punch bowl!


23 posted on 08/26/2014 1:52:16 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: sipow; reg45; Tolerance Sucks Rocks; SkyDancer; laplata; drunknsage; dmz; Focault's Pendulum; ...

The drugs being given to incapacitate people are not just used against women. It has happened on occasion in bars south of the border that men have been given a drug in a drink. Upon awakening, he finds himself tied up and he is forced to let his captors draw money from his debit cards. Sometimes his family must pay a ransom. If he’s lucky, he is eventually released.


24 posted on 08/26/2014 2:06:19 PM PDT by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: Stepan12
My suspicion is that the drug might reduce the victimization of college women (not that it was epidemic anyway); ergo, the feminists won’t have as much to whine about, thus reducing their potential power.

I think you are on the right train of thought, but let me give you my two cents. The feminazi's have been screaming that this IS an epidemic and that we have a "rape culture" in America.

Therefore, they are legitimately afraid that this product will PROVE that their theories are complete and utter LIES! Their charade will be uncovered and the US will see that the majority of these campus "rape" charges are actually guilty conscience charges!
25 posted on 08/26/2014 2:07:38 PM PDT by ExTxMarine (PRAYER: It's the only HOPE for real CHANGE in America!)
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To: Enterprise

Good point.


26 posted on 08/26/2014 2:16:49 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Bill Clinton concerned.

/johnny


27 posted on 08/26/2014 2:23:58 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Go Pack!


28 posted on 08/26/2014 2:40:16 PM PDT by cblue55 ("Those people who will not be governed by God will be ruled by tyrants,")
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To: reg45

One sip.

A friend of mine accidentally took a drink of a glass of water a man brought to the table- it was intended for the females but they had left. He thought it was water but was a gin drink. He stopped at one sip and went to his hotel room, where he violently vomited and then woke up fours later on the bathroom floor. He swears the man drugged the drinks intended for the women.


29 posted on 08/26/2014 2:47:22 PM PDT by Cowgirl of Justice
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To: Cowgirl of Justice

Maybe your friend should take up wearing nail polish.


30 posted on 08/26/2014 3:10:12 PM PDT by reg45 (Barack 0bama: Implementing class warfare by having no class.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Up next someone who renders the nail polish useless.


31 posted on 08/26/2014 3:59:57 PM PDT by Organic Panic
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