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Mens Alexander Hamilton Sunglasses. Crazy Nerd Tee Medium Navy $19.99

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Oakley Men's Crankcase Polarized Sunglasses (Grey Smoke/History Text, Grey Polarized) $149.99

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Cool Shades: The History and Meaning of Sunglasses $34.95

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GAMT Fashion Wayfarer Sunglasses Unisex Eyewear Silver $11.90

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Women Sunglasses Fashion Bling Rhinestones Vintage Shades Ladies Oversize Men Sunglasses Brand Designer $30.89

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A History of Violence 8x10 Photo Ed Harris Seated at Counter Sunglasses & Viggo Mortensen Behind Counter Holding Coffee Pot kn $7.99

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WIRED [11/22/17, via WIRED]
The Archaeologists Saving Miami's History From the Sea When Hurricane Irma sprinted toward Miami-Dade County, Jeff Ransom couldn't sleep. He wasn't just worried about gusts shattering windows, or sheets of rain drowning the highway—that's far from unusual near his home in Broward County, where extreme  [...]

[11/23/17, via Aspen Daily News]
Man faces felonies 19 months after warrant was issued That led to a booking photo of Moore, which Madril compared to a surveillance photo of a man who paid $215 for a pair of Gucci sunglasses at a Castle Rock business. The man who bought the sunglasses is Moore, the warrant In court Wednesday [...]

New York Magazine [11/17/17, via New York Magazine]
The Danger of Knowing You're on the 'Right Side of History' When everything was over with, he got up and straightened himself, and I was crying at the moment and he walks to the door, and calmly puts on his sunglasses. And before he goes out the door he says 'You better get some ice on that.' And he turned and  [...]

[11/21/17, via The New Times]
Origins of ordinary things: Eyewear This is according to Glasses Direct, an eyewear company. The first step towards making wearable eyeglasses, according to web-based Glasses History, occurred in Italy during the late 13th century. The frames of those first eyeglasses were made of metal [...]

Sunglasses History

Ray-Ban Wayfarer sunglasses have been manufactured by Ray-Ban since 1956, when their design was a revolutionary break from the metal eyewear of the past. Wayfarers enjoyed early popularity in the 1950s and 1960s. Though the sunglasses had faded from the limelight by the 1970s, a lucrative 1982 product placement deal brought Wayfarers to their height of popularity. Since the mid-2000s, the sunglasses have been enjoying a revival.
Wayfarers are sometimes cited as the best-selling design of sunglasses in history (although Ray-Ban Aviators have also been credited with this achievement) and have been called a classic of modern design and one of the most enduring fashion icons of the 20th century.
Wayfarers were designed in 1952 by American optical designer Raymond Stegeman, who...

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Cool Shades Cool Shades
Published by Bloomsbury Publishing 2014
ISBN 9780857854643,085785464X
192 pages
Vision Aids in America Vision Aids in America
Published by McFarland 2011
ISBN 9780786485222,0786485221
218 pages
Masks of Glamour, Screens of Discipline
2016
ISBN
146 pages
Armed Glances
2016
ISBN

[03/15/16, via Teen Ink]
My Never-Ending Story: A Michael Jackson Thriller Well that’s going to go down in history as the most awkward thing I've ever said ... Instead of reassuring me, he pulls down his sunglasses over his face and cranks the song "Smooth Criminal" over the radio. He just keeps muttering, “The fun never ... [...]

[03/16/16, via pulse.ng]
Kristen Stewart: Actress lock lips with new girlfriend in Paris In one of the photos, Soko took off her sunglasses and leaned her body to kiss the 25-year ... A writer, VJ and producer, Joan has a BA Degree in History and Archaeology. She lives entertainment and enjoys talking showbiz. [...]

[03/16/16, via MediaTel]
Media 1986: Shahvision and schadenfreude In his honest and entertaining account, Eddy Shah, Today and the Newspaper Revolution, MacArthur wrote: 'Eddy Shah had been promised the best and biggest newspaper launch in history and on ... David Frost put on a pair of sunglasses. The ads said Today ... [...]

[03/14/16, via North Jersey]
Bergen County's St. Patrick's Day parade draws thousands Thousands of people clad in green sweaters, mustaches, oversized sunglasses, earrings ... “It’s always been a big deal for Irish people to remember their history,” Duffy said. “Honoring St. Patrick is how we identify ourselves as Irish people. [...]

[03/13/16, via Daily Camera]
Boulder goes green for World's Shortest St. Patrick's Day Parade Spectators piled on the green, donning fuzzy top hats, glittery sunglasses and the occasional tutu ... "We want to show people their heritage and their history," said society member Susan Simpson, whose ancestors were Welsh. Chris Vinall watched with ... [...]

Stray Rats, Tyler, The Creator & Hardcore: An Unlikely History

Julian Consuegra’s brand continues to march to the beat of its own drum, and there’s no other way he would have it. This story originally appeared in Highsnobiety Magazine Issue 15, which is available now from our online store.Meeting Julian Consuegra in the back of Scarr’s, the small neighborhood pizzeria nestled in New York’s Chinatown at the very bottom of Orchard Street, is to meet him on his own turf. Behind the register by the entrance of the shop a cashier dons a blue Stray...

Could glasses soon be history?

Scientists have identified a gene that causes short-sightedness, a discovery which paves the way for treatment to prevent one of the world's most common eye disorders. So could this mean the end of spectacles?A pair of glasses used to come with its own brand of humiliation in the classroom."Four-eyes", "Specky-git" and "Goggles" were some of the names that rang out in the playground and scarred many a childhood.Short-sightedness, or myopia, which makes distant objects appear blurred, often...

Why Queen's History Is Best Told With 3-D Glasses, According To Brian May

At the height of its power, Queen was always being documented -- often by guitarist Brian May, with his stereo camera snapping photos on and off stage. In August, the 70-year-old released the band biography Queen in 3-D through his London Stereoscopic Company, a collection of 300 never-before-seen career-spanning photos that come to life through special viewing glasses.© Provided by BillboardNow, as Queen celebrates the 40th anniversary of 1977's News of the World (which housed...