ICYMI: How To Tell If You Damaged Your Eyes Looking At The Eclipse
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- Worried you might have maybe ruined your eyes when you, like President Trump, decided to stare directly at the eclipse? Here's how to assess the potential damage (spoiler: you probably won't know until tomorrow).
- While we're still eclipse-ing, please enjoy this meditation from Vulture on the "sublimely ridiculous" video for Bonnie Tyler's "Total Eclipse of the Heart."
- And Robert Bly's 1997 poem "Seeing the Eclipse in Maine," which is less ridiculous but equally sublime.
- In our last piece of eclipse-related content (at least until 2024, when the U.S. next experiences a total eclipse), our friends at LA Mag have put together a lovely photo roundup of Angelenos looking up at the sky from every corner of our great metropolis.
- There is now an instant ramen museum in Ikeda, Japan.
- How the Soviets mastered the art of erasing people from photographs, long before the advent of Photoshop.
- In news you can use, here's a video tutorial on what makes something "Kafkaesque":