By now you have probably heard ad nauseam the advice from your local meteorologists to avoid looking at the sun during the solar eclipse. But do you actually now why it's a bad thing or how severe you could damage your eyes?
On August 21st, we will get to experience a total solar eclipse. This hasn't happened since 1979, so obviously we're all pretty pumped about it. This video shows you what percentage of the solar eclipse you can expect to experience depending on where in Louisiana you will be.