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Thinking of watching the total eclipse? Pack your safety glasses

"It's common sense not to stare directly at the Sun with your naked eyes or risk damaging your vision, and that advice holds true for a partially eclipsed Sun", NASA said in a statement on Friday.NASA is reporting that unsafe, paper solar eclipse glasses are being distributed by unscrupulous companies. You're going to want to look for a pair of glasses with the International Organization for Standardization seal on them and the ISO reference numbers 12312-2.NASA recommends only using eclipse...

ThinOPTICS Reading Glasses Giveaway

Enter to win these stylish, stemless ThinOPTIC reading glasses with matching case from the Tracy Reese Collection! More from Woman's Day Jul 24, 2017 OFFICIAL RULESNO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.1. WINNER SELECTION: Winners (individually and collectively, the "Winner") will be selected on or about 9/30/2017 in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received. Each sweepstakes is a different drawing...

Welding glasses might not keep your eyes safe

Solar Eclipse. The moon moving in front of the sun.  (Photo: solarseven, solarseven)Most welding glasses are not strong enough to keep your eyes safe if you planned to watch the eclipse with them.A large number of people have decided if they cannot find eclipse glasses they will use welding goggles or glasses. The problem is most of these items are not dark enough to protect your eyes.Our Spokane affiliate KREM 2 News called three different local locations to see if they had welding or...