There’s a big event coming up in just a couple of days, the solar eclipse.But the aspect of this once in a century natural phenomena that interests me the most might surprise you:the eclipse glasses.
By now, you probably know it's not ok to stare directly into the sun. Although it feels less intuitive, the same rule applies during an eclipse. By looking directly at the sun, you are essentially cooking your eyes but because your retina doesn’t have pain sensors therefore you won’t feel your eyes being irreparably damaged.
I thought I could just pick the exclusive glasses up at the library, but they’ve been gone for months!I didn’t have any luck in any stores either – in fact, one store began by saying we don’t have eclipse glasses before I even said one word!
I finally got my pair – in fact, I had to buy 25 just to get 4, and if you’re wondering, I sold the rest of t…