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 …

In Iceland it is now illegal to pay men more than women for the same work.

In terms of good intentions in the new year, Iceland is gaining distance. From 1 January 2018 a new law will apply in the country, a law that makes women happy. Something we have been struggling for a long time. And what is finally getting started. Their law states that it is punishable to pay …