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Take care of your eyes! Broulim’s Eclipse glasses show safety certifications

Watching the eclipse next month will require a pair of specially-made glasses that keep the eyes safe.But just how can we be sure the glasses will work as advertised?Some members of the public began asking that question about the eclipse glasses sold at Broulim’s in locations throughout Eastern Idaho, including Driggs.Advertisement“The eclipse glasses Broulims are selling do not specify ISO standard 12312-2:2015 anywhere,” wrote Jim Hamilton on his eclipse-related blog, TPSay, focusing on the...

Luz Sosa: Take off the rose-colored glasses about Foxconn

If it sounds too good to true, you can bet it is. Notorious Taiwanese manufacturer Foxconn is setting Wisconsin up for a hustle, and the very people who should be suspicious — news media and politicians — are playing right into Foxconn’s hands.Journal Sentinel reporter John Schmid breathlessly writes that a Foxconn investment could result in employment of “staggering proportions.” In debate over the state budget, Assembly Speaker Robin Vos throws around “10,000 jobs” that Foxconn could...

The Best Ways to Watch the Eclipse Online (No Viewing Glasses Required)

Eclipse day is finally here. This afternoon, the moon will pass between the Earth and the sun, casting a shadow in a thick swath across the United States. Many have flocked to this path of totality to see the eclipse in all it's glory. But even if you couldn't make the trip, you’re facing cloudy skies, couldn’t scrounge up a pair of non-counterfeit eclipse glasses or simply can’t leave your windowless office to check it out, there are still several great options for watching the event...