Persistent misunderstandings in pimples.

No skin complaint about which so much is said and claimed as pimples. Internet flows from the home-garden-and-kitchen-tips. Especially in teenagers, the online beauty vlogs are sacred. But is everything you see? The most persistent misunderstandings. ➤ Pimples are contagious No, not at all. Although bacteria play a role in the development of pimples, the …

In the category ‘brilliant life hacks’: so you get a thread easily through a needle like this.

How much time have you spent on fumbling with a needle and thread? For anyone who attaches a knot to a piece of clothing (or an attempt at), the answer is ‘a lot’. Especially because the scene lasts ten times longer than planned and it usually ends in an abuse. Getting a thread through the …

Where does the thirteenth actually come from on Friday? Keep far away from ladders.

For those who missed it: today is Friday the thirteenth here in the Netherlands. A dramatic day, especially for those with paraskevide catria phobia (an irrational fear of Friday the thirteenth). For those, it is best to stay in bed all day, especially not to walk under ladders and certainly not to get close to …