Part-time Palm Beacher Donald Trump, Melania reveal eclipse watch plans

Robert Kennedy Jr. speaks with reporters after a meeting at Trump Tower in January.									Spencer Platt  Getty Images

If you plan to look at the sun during an eclipse or at any other time, make sure you put on a pair of protective glasses or use a pinhole projector.

Apparently, President Donald Trump thought all these stories were #FakeNews.

As President Trump and first lady Melania Trump got in on Monday's eclipse mania, the president took a peek at the sun without the proper eyewear. But unlike millions of Americans, he went against the much-repeated and often-emphasized advice of NASA, ophthalmologists and moms everywhere and looked at the sun without glasses.

According to Entertainment Weekly, a White House aide was even heard yelling, "Don't look", at the President. If they're damaged, the cells that make up your retinas can't heal. But remember that Trump has quite the genes: In 2015, his doctor wrote a letter saying that "if elected, Mr. Trump, I can state unequivocally, will be the healthiest individual ever elected to the presidency".

Five burning questions heading into Sunday at the Solheim Cup
Creamer was miffed at herself for poor course management on the 15th hole even though they were 2 up at the time. Heading into Sunday singles at Des Moines Golf and Country Club, the USA leads 10.5-5.5.

"The only safe way to look directly at the uneclipsed or partially eclipsed sun is through special-purpose solar filters, such as "eclipse glasses" or hand-held solar viewers".

The following is an exhaustive list of rules for watching a solar eclipse.

This is the first total solar eclipse to sweep the United States from coast to coast in almost a century, although Washington experienced about 80 per cent coverage of the sun.

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