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Round Rock kids design and sell solar eclipse sunglasses

Related CoverageROUND ROCK, Texas (KXAN) — Karina and Garrett Schmitt are two young adult entrepreneurs who have invented glasses which make it safe to view the solar eclipse on Aug. 21.The Round Rock kids are selling their glasses online and at flea markets and festivals this summer.The idea started at the family’s cabin in Oregon, which is in the path of the total eclipse. Karina says she and Garrett sat down and made modifications to solar glasses that they knew people would need.They...

The best solar eclipse glasses for your family, in every price range. Because you like your retinas.

In case you haven’t noticed, we’re geeking out over the total solar eclipse that’s coming on August 21. Where you live will determine what you see, but here in Nashville, viewing will be at a premium with almost 3 minutes of darkness in the middle of the day. So, I’ve been checking into which solar eclipse glasses are right for my family. Because we like our retinas. Ha.So, we found some great solar eclipse glasses in every price range, so you can watch safely with your kids too.CMT is an...

Back-to-school shopping goes mainstream with deals on eyewear, fitness apparel and kitchen appliances

Back-to-school discounts are not just for students.What were once merely sales on school supplies like crayons and notebooks have morphed into promotions on a wide array of products from some surprising retailers. “When consumers hear the term back-to-school, they should reframe what retailers come to mind,” said Mausam Bhatt, senior vice president of product at coupons and savings website RetailMeNot. “Many retailers will be running sales during this time, even if they don’t have a...