Entries by Arianna

Women twice as likely to have corona vaccine side effect

Women are twice as likely as men to suffer an adverse reaction after their corona vaccination. The difference between men and women is greatest after the first shot, reports side-effects centre Lareb. More than 27,000 vaccinated people participated in the study. Of these, the majority (62.5 per cent) were women. Lareb corrected the survey accordingly. […]

Plastic bottle experiment in Haarlem city centre

Although there has recently been a deposit on PET bottles, many bottles still disappear into the rubbish bin. Since deposits (15 euro cents) on small bottles were introduced in 2021, many have already disappeared from street litter, but there is still room for improvement. Litter specialist Dirk Groot ‘the Zwerfinator’ found an average of 8.4 […]

NS conductor tells travelers to watch out for “Mediterranean types”

Last week a conductor told on the train from Almere to Lelystad told travelers to keep an eye on their belongings and watch out for “Mediterranean types who come to our country to roam the place.” A fuss arose on social media after several people shared the conductor’s broadcasting. The incident happened on Tuesday evening on […]

20 New Year resolutions

The start of a year is also when people evaluate what they have done during the past year and what they should change in the upcoming year: the so-called New Year resolutions. Here are 20 very common ones, numbered but not intentionally ranked in ascending order. Which one is nr 1 for you?

Epiphany celebrations

Many Christians around the world annually celebrate Epiphany or Three King’s Day on January 6. It is a public holiday in many countries and marks two events in Jesus Christ’s life, according to the Christian Bible. The first event was when the three wise men, or kings, visited infant Jesus. The second event was when […]

DUTCH TO THE RESCUE with Greg Shapiro

GREG SHAPIRO, Comedian. American. Dutchman. The voice of Trump in the ‘Netherlands Second’ video with over 50 million views. Celebrating 25 years in comedy. And coming to Haarlem to perform his new solo show: DUTCH TO THE RESCUE. The Show is organised in collaboration with the Haarlem Comedy Factory and DeDAKKAS, with the best view […]

Circus performer out of danger after fall from great height in Haarlem

During a performance at the Christmas Circus Haarlem last night, a performer was injured when he fell down from a great height. The circus artist was taken to hospital, where he was found to be responsive and out of danger. Among the visitors who saw it happen were many children. The accident happened around 8.45pm […]

White Christmas? Black Metal! 🤘

As the holiday season approaches, you can’t escape the constant barrage of Christmas hits playing on every radio station, store speaker system, and family member’s holiday playlist. Don’t get us wrong, we love a good holiday classic as much as the next person. But let’s be real, how many times can you listen to “Last […]