A Spanish star dies, Don Draper lies and contraception flies
Spanish actress Sara Montiel is dead at 85, Don Draper is having a depressing time of things, and a nice German man has invented a faster way to apply contraception. Welcome to your post-weekend trends report for Monday, April 8, 2013.

Montiel, who starred in some of Spanish cinema's most successful movies in the 1950s and 60s, has also been credited as a singer on several occasions. She died at her home in Madrid, according to El Mundo.

Looking back at the 60s in a less biographical light, Mad Men started its sixth season this week with an incredibly gloomy episode that included a lame New Year's Eve party, a sad vacation trip and a lot of death.

And back in 2013, Bill Gates is getting some creative responses to his request for new  contraceptive innovations. Among those: A youtube channel about slingshots has designed a gun that applies condoms in a rather forceful manner.


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