How Gross Is Your Dirty Laundry?

How Gross Is Your Dirty Laundry?

How often do you wash your clothes? If you're not the Saint of cleanliness, it might be less often than you'd like to admit. But if your clothes aren't stained and they don't reek of sweat, what's the big deal? Welp, apparently that dirty pile of clothes in your bedroom is a hotbed for bacteria. In the following videos, learn about good and bad bacteria and how you should handle washing your clothes.

How Often You Should Wash Your Clothes

Hardly anyone enjoys laundry day, but it's a necessary evil. Learn when enough is enough with DNews.

Do You Really Need To Wash Your Jeans?

FYI, you ARE supposed to wash your jeans. Brain Stuff gives you the scoop.

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Key Facts In This Video

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    The blue shade of blue jeans comes from a dye called indigo. (0:53)

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    The FBI analyzes denim patterns when tracking criminals. (1:11)

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    Levi's recommended freezing your jeans to kill bacteria, but that won't actually work. (3:17)

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Unless you want a sweater for your pet, watch the following SciShow video.

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