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Cracking Open Snapchat Spectacles: Sunglasses that are more than meets the eye

Few accessories are more important for the summer than a stylish pair of sunglasses. But the Snapchat Spectacles ($130) do a lot more than just protect your eyes. The Spectacles have an embedded camera that lets you record 10-second videos of all of your summertime fun and share them via the Snapchat app on your iPhone or Android device. How did Snapchat turn an average pair of specs into a social media must-have? To find out, I broke out my tools and cracked them open.SEE: Snapchat...

Meet the Montreal optician on a radical mission to make glasses affordable for everyone

Sunday March 05, 2017more stories from this episodePhilippe Rochette is a Montreal optician on a radical mission. While a pair of glasses in a stylish shop can easily cost you more than $1,000, Rochette sells his for $100 or $200. But for customers who cannot afford that much, he will sell prescription glasses — frame and lenses — for $20. Or give them away for free. Sunday Edition producer David Gutnick's documentary is called "Two Sticks and Two Circles."Phillippe Rochette says he has few...

A Butch’s Guide To Your First Toolkit

Feature image via ShutterstockDo you hang photos, assemble furniture, have to battle your extremely old plumbing, hang curtain rods, fix your glasses or hang your TV on the wall? Have you been using a thick soled shoe to power that nail into your wall so you can hang the photo of you and your besties at the State Fair? Or a dime to screw in screws to assemble your dresser?I’ve been there and done that. But there are many easier ways, queer cuties!Even if you don’t find tools fun, your shoes...