Month: August 2020
Does it seem like your list of home projects just keeps growing instead of getting smaller? Before you grab your tools and start checking things off, make sure that safety, and particularly your eye safety, is a top priority. More than 44% of eye injuries each year occur in the home, and most experts estimate […]
Have you ever wondered how optical illusions really work? Or if you’re a parent, have you ever been stumped by your kid wanting you to explain one? Here’s a brief explanation of how some of them work and a great activity to do with your kids for illustration.
Seeing the various colors across the spectrum is actually much more scientific than people may know. Your eyes and brain do a lot of work to help you define how you see colors (or don’t) and factors outside of your body, like lighting, can make a big difference. Read a little bit about the science […]
We most often think of blind spots when we are driving. It’s obvious because there are pieces of the car in the way or the mirrors don’t quite cover everything. But did you know you actually have a blind spot right in front of you? It’s true. Here’s a brief explanation of how your eyes […]
Have you ever noticed how the small black dot in the middle of your eye changes size? When you wake up in the middle of the night and flip a light on, does it take a moment for you to be able to see properly? These two occurrences are actually related to one another. They […]
Are you still squeezing out the last few days of summer? No matter what summer has looked like for your family during COVID-19, the thought that it is ending soon may not be welcome news. There’s still more time to get in that last lake visit or finish that project in your kid’s room, right? […]