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The Solar Eclipse Playlist: The Perfect Songs To Listen To During The Eclipse
The Solar Eclipse Playlist: The Perfect Songs To Listen To During The Eclipse
A solar eclipse is a tricky thing. It's a rare event, so you want to experience it; but you also don't want to stare directly at it, because then your eyes might melt directly out of your skull or something. So either you buy dorky glasses that let you barely see the eclipse, or you just stand around outside and be aware that the eclipse is happening around you.
Warnings From a Man Who Damaged His Eyes During The Last Eclipse
Warnings From a Man Who Damaged His Eyes During The Last Eclipse
Are you experiencing solar eclipse mania like everyone else on the planet? If you plan on viewing the eclipse today, you may want to hear this guy out first. If you plan on viewing the solar eclipse today, you certainly aren't alone. However, safety should always be the concern. The eclipse could be a very cool experience but here's a story of a man who didn't have the greatest experience. According to The Washington Post, back in 1962, Lou Tomososki was outside during an eclipse. Fascinated by it, he glanced at it for only a few seconds. Unfortunately, it caused permanent eye damage. To see exactly what can happen to the eyes after just seconds click here.
A Simple Selfie or Picture Can Send You To See Bastille
A Simple Selfie or Picture Can Send You To See Bastille
Bastille is coming to Albany in a few weeks and a simple picture can put you in the running to see the show. Monday is the day that everyone has been talking about for months. A lot of you in the Hudson Valley will be watching the solar eclipse around lunch time. If you are going to view the eclipse on Monday be sure to get a picture or a video. Okay, that was pretty vague. Let me be a little more specific. Send us a picture of you in your eclipse viewing glasses, with friends or of the eclipse itself. Maybe you have one of those viewing boxes. However you will be enjoying the eclipse just let us know. Hell, maybe the closest you'll get to is a pack of eclipse chewing gum. Download the WRRV app here and send us the picture. We'll put you in the running and pull one random winner to see Bastille live at the Palace Theatre in Albany.