This educational Tumblr thread shines light on the origins of the pads and tampons war. For those unaware, apparently there have been tensions between the pads and tampons communities. Due to some sleazy advertising, companies instilled the absurd belief in some impressionable folks that the strong, driven, businesswomen of the world only wear tampons. As so much can be said of advertising, thus is not true. This young woman decided to educate her class on the whole backstory.
Check out some more gold from Tumblr with this post about how all is forgotten over time.