How do you prepare to watch this once in a lifetime event?
Apparently they make glasses specially for watching the eclipse.
The solar eclipse is just a few days away, and while the extraordinary event can bring shock and awe it can also leave you with a lifetime of regret.
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A few states will get a total eclipse on August 21st, and the Valley will only get a partial one that will go up around 9:30 a.m.
So, how do you prepare to watch it, and watch it well?
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You can make your own glasses if you don't feel like buying any. You'll need a cereal box, a piece of paper, tape and aluminum foil to create the perfect shadow of the event.