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Please Do Not Buy Counterfeit Solar Eclipse Glasses

There’s a total solar eclipse coming across much of the country on Aug. 21, which will be amazing to watch. However, use caution, and make sure not to risk your eyesight to see it. Not only should you wear special eclipse-viewing glasses when you look at the sun, but you should make sure that those glasses aren’t counterfeit.Counterfeit eclipse glasses are a thing?Yes, there’s an online market for counterfeit eclipse glasses, and it’s a very robust one. In response to the demand for eclipse...

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With Hours to Go, New Yorkers in Mad Dash for Solar Eclipse Glasses

What to KnowNYC won't be in the "path of totality" but it'll still be quite a spectacle; the moon will start to cover the sun at 1:23 p.m. Aug. 21At 2:44 p.m., it'll be at its maximum coverage (about 70 percent to 75 percent), and the partial eclipse will end at 4 p.m. The only safe way to look directly at uneclipsed or partially eclipsed sun is through special-purpose solar filters, so get your glasses nowWatch live eclipse coverage from across the nation here starting at 12 p.m. ET.New...