Archive | eclipse 2017

Trump Retweets Racist Meme From Racist Account

Today Donald Trump retweeted this:There’s little analysis one can do of why Trump retweeted this, because we already know why he did:1. He’s a thin-skinned bully who only wants praise.2. He’s a racist piece of shit.But how about the guy who’s responsible for the tweet in the first place, Jerry …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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The Solar Eclipse Did Not Mess Up Your Period

The recent solar eclipse was a powerful experience. Whether you traveled hundreds of miles to see the totality, or just popped outside on your lunch break to share a pair of eclipse glasses with a friend, you experienced a beautiful astronomical and social moment. You might be feeling a strong connection,…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Trump Takes on the Sun’s #FakeRays During the Eclipse

President Trump was told by aides not to look directly into the sun’s rays during today’s eclipse because of the permanent damage it could do to his eyes. Of course the president paid this warning no attention because he knew that the sun’s rays are a creation of the #FakeNews media. So when …Continue reading Continue […]

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Yes, Your Kids Can Go Outside During the Solar Eclipse 

My friend who’s a third-grade teacher told me her school is in a panic today. The superintendent sent out a letter saying that all kids must stay indoors during the entire solar eclipse, and if they need to walk across campus for any reason (we’re in California, so not everything is covered by hallways), they […]

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Where to Get Eclipse Glasses at the Last Minute

It’s not too late to get eclipse glasses, but don’t expect to find any in stores. We’ve seen listings on local sale websites like Facebook Marketplace and Craigslist, though, so you could still snatch up a pair if you act fast.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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How to Take Photos During Today’s Solar Eclipse With Your Smartphone

Everybody wants to capture the perfect eclipse photo today, but not everybody has thousands of dollars in professional photography equipment. Turns out you can take some half-way decent pics with your smartphone.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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This App Will Allow Blind People to Experience the Eclipse

When the solar eclipse takes place on Monday, millions will gather around the United States to take in the sight. However, for those that have trouble seeing, enjoying the eclipse is a little more difficult. What do you do at a visual event when you can’t see? It’s a question astrophysicist Henry “Trae” Winter started…Read […]

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Forget Special Glasses—For the Best Views of the Eclipse You Just Need a DIY Pinhole

I was in middle school the last time a major solar eclipse passed over my hometown. Some teachers supplied us with glasses and others helped us build viewers from cereal boxes, and we went outside for the big moment. It was okay, I guess. But when I got home, my mother told me how she […]

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