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Eclipse 2017 is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for grifters

Eclipses are such rare and spectacular sights that it’s no wonder ancient people might have thought the world was ending. You didn’t have to be a neolithic shaman to appreciate that the sun was the source of life and light and if it it appeared that something big in the sky was taking a big bite out of it, the end of the world might be at hand. Thanks to modern astronomy we know better and can predict the details of eclipses right down to the millisecond.
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