Did you forget to order a pair of specialized eclipse glasses? Fret not, there are a few options for you to still view today's solar eclipse.

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Here are some options:

  • Check with local libraries. Libraries across the nation will be handing out eclipse glasses at viewing parties. Make sure to show up early.
  • Visit a retail chain. Many big chains still have eclipse glasses in stock.
  • Get a welding helmet. Make sure the shade rating is 12 or higher and you won't damage your retinas.
  • Make a pinhole camera. This may not be the coolest option, because you only see a shadow on paper. But you'll save your eyes.
  • Use a colander. If you're really on a time crunch, grab the colander from your kitchen. It's like a pinhole camera with a bunch of little shadows.

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