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Sunglasses are a tease

For a female sunglass snob, as the sunglasses slip past the bridge of her nose, people disappear; she’s now a walking mystery. The mysteriousness is amplified if she’s wearing all black. People don’t recognize her when she wears them.  She’s free to roam about on her own, protected, hater-free realm in peace and quiet. With sunglasses on, no one can see her eyes—duh, that’s a given.  Think of sunglasses as her real-life black identity protector.  When she’s driving, people won’t actually be...

A Brief History Of The Military’s Unsightly ‘Birth Control Glasses’

Anyone who served in the U.S. armed forces in the last half-century or so is likely familiar with the standard-issue GI eyeglasses. With thick brown rims and lenses that looked like magnifying glasses, they were so unattractive that wearing them effectively reduced the chances of getting laid to near zero.The S9s, more commonly known as “birth control glasses” or BCGs, were issued to U.S. troops for decades until 2012, when officials at the Department of Defense realized their iconically...

Eyewear Market – Trends, 2017-2025

Eyewear is corrective or protective devices worn for the eyes. They are used to correct poor vision due to eye disorders or protect the eyes from UV rays, dust, and external contaminants. Eyewear MarketPR-Inside.com: 2017-09-27 12:26:06 Eyewear is corrective or protective devices worn for the eyes. They are used to correct poor vision due to eye disorders or protect the eyes from UV rays, dust, and external contaminants. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 246...