Thanks, or perhaps no thanks, to Attila at Partial Immortalization, we learn of this heretofore unimagined use for Aunt Flo‘s special gifts: as a source of bankable stem cells (sort of).

Deep breath. “The human body is beautiful. There’s nothing gross about the human body.” Keep repeating that until you really mean it.

Still, though: Opening those packages has to be up there among the worst jobs in science.