On Aug. 21, the United States will see a solar eclipse and it apparently is a very big deal.
But is it really?
On this day, the moon will pass in front of the sun and completely obscure it. The entire country is supposed to get dark, and in a 70-miles-wide path across the continental U.S. from Oregon to South Carolina, it will be a total eclipse. This means that it will go from daylight to twilight quickly, the birds will start singing like it is night, the temperature will drop and that Bonnie Tyler song will be played over and over on the radio. Continue reading “Throwing shade at the solar eclipse”