by Abby Badach on
Here comes the sun…
On Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, North America will get a rare glimpse of a total solar eclipse. According to NASA, a total eclipse happens only once every hundred years or so – so it’s safe to say this is a once-in-a-lifetime event for many folks.
While a solar eclipse doesn’t bring the type of immediate destruction you’d see from other natural disasters like hurricanes, tornadoes or floods… it does present some unique risks.
Here’s how to make this eclipse viewing an enjoyable (and safe) experience.
1. Don’t look directly at the sun.