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  1. Awesome Video Game Hopes To Destigmatize Tampons By Using Them As Projectiles

    "Don't run out of tampons or it's GAME OVER." Just like in real life!

    Just about half of the world's population is capable of menstruation, and yet when it comes up in conversation, people sometimes act like it's the grossest thing to ever conceivably happen to a human being. You know what those menstruhaters need? A tampon to the face. Or, you know, better education and a society that teaches them not to bee so squeamish about others peoples' bodies, but gosh—throwing tampons is so much more cathartic.

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  2. HelloFlo’s Commercial is Not Your Average Menstrual Product Ad

    A Series of Fallopian Tubes

    Compared to the terrible tampon ads that are out there (full of women running on a beach and laughing with salad while the narration discusses the torrent of blood evacuating your ladybits) it's always nice to see something novel in the world of period equipment. Enter HelloFlo, a tampon delivery service that sends along candy and Midol and the things that you really need when you're on your period, and their adorably funny commercial featuring the youngest gynecologist we've ever seen. Previously in Periods

    • Knock Knock. Who's There? Tampon Delivery Service!
    • Egg And Sperm Take On Cute Personalities In This Animation Helping You Understand Plan B
    • 1946 Walt Disney Menstruation Animation Tells Us We're Ok Just The Way We Are

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  3. Knock, Knock. Who’s There? Tampon Delivery Service!

    A Series of Fallopian Tubes

    Well you can get just about everything else delivered to your door, why NOT tampons? 

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  4. Things We Saw Today: Monsters Head To University

    Things We Saw Today

    Monsters University, the sequel to Monsters Inc., has a brand-new, super-realistic website for the school. Marketing Done Right 101. (via TDW Geek) 

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  5. Famous Movie Titles… If They Were Educational Films on Getting Your Period

    Bloody Good Fun

    Comedians and internet video mavens Hannah Hart (My Drunk Kitchen) and Grace Helbig (Daily Grace) have rocked our worlds, and undoubtedly will continue to. You can see a few more here, including my favorite, educational public service film Lawrence, That's A Labia. Previously in Menstruating

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  6. Meet Arunachalam Muruganantham, India’s Tampon King

    Bloody Good Fun

    Meet Arunachalam Muruganantham, India's "Tampon King." He acquired this title by figuring out how to locally produce low-cost sanitary napkins that have the dual benefit of not only providing women with an affordable, hygienic management method for that time of the month, but also providing employment to many women. Click through to read more about his company and how he came to reign as the Tampon King!

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  7. Things We Saw Today: The Velociraptor Flask

    Things We Saw Today

    Well, if you didn't already have a reason to become a career drunk, here is a very great reason: the flask made from a (porcelain) velociraptor claw. Currently being sold on Etsy, so have at it dino-loving lushes! (via Reddit)

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  8. Things We Saw Today: Idris Elba in Pacific Rim

    Things We Saw Today

    He's done Thor and can be seen this weekend in Prometheus. Blastr has it right: Idris Elba has caught the sci-fi/fantasy bug, and we're a-ok with that. Here he is, in the first look at Guillermo Del Toro's Pacific Rim, due in theaters next July.

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  9. Things We Saw Today: Free Comic Book Day Is Giving us A Buffy/Alien Crossover

    Things We Saw Today

    When Dark Horse Comics makes the official comics for both series, this is a thing that can happen. Better get to your local store tomorrow! (Bleeding Cool)

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  10. Flash Drive Shaped Like a Tampon Fools Nobody, Probably Works Just Fine (As a USB Drive)

    Bloody Good Fun

    We live in an age now where we're basically tripping over USB drives emblazoned with the logo and stuffed with the press of whatever company is trying to sell you a thing, but I do remember a day when obtaining a USB drive was a thing you had to deliberately do. If you're in the market to deliberately obtain a USB drive, this might be one you'd consider obtaining. But I'm going to recommend that, if you do buy one, that you buy it purely because it's kinda funny, and not because you think its little masquerade will keep people from finding your USB drive. Because this is not how a tampon appears in the "wild," so to speak.

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