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Why You Shouldn’t Throw Away Your Solar Eclipse Glasses

Now that the much-anticipated solar eclipse has come and gone, what do you do with those eclipse glasses you waited hours in line to buy?The next solar eclipse won’t reach North America until April 8, 2024; so instead of holding onto (and probably misplacing) the flimsy cardboard and polymer glasses, you can donate them to school children in developing countries.Take Action:Ask World Leaders to fund Year 2 of Education Cannot WaitAstronomers Without Borders (AWB), a nonprofit that brings...

Online Retailers Offer Try-Before-You-Buy Approach

Amazon is set to launch a service that lets customers order clothes, try them on at home and pay only for what they keep. It sounds novel, but Amazon is actually late to the party. Several online startups have offered try-before-you-buy options for items including jewelry, clothing, glasses and more. It makes shoppers less nervous about buying online, the companies say, and also gives people a chance to touch and try on a necklace or shirt before splurging. The retailers also...

7 Things to Consider When Looking to Buy Health Insurance

The cost of medical care in the US continues to rise, and without insurance, it can be nearly impossible for you to get the care you need, whether regularly scheduled or emergency. However, medical care can be more affordable when you buy medical insurance.While some people get insurance through their employer, others need to take out private insurance on their own. Here are XX things to consider when looking to buy health insurance.CoverageThe most important thing to establish is the type of...