National Hug Your Cat Day – Cat Eye Trivia

National Hug Your Cat Day is May 30 or sometimes June 4th.  Here is a bit of trivia about Cat's Eyes. Did you know that Cat's Eyes have almost 285 degrees of sight in 3 dimension, which make this ideal for peripheral vision. Cats do not need to blink their eyes on a regular basis to keep their eyes lubricated. Blue-eyed, pure white cats … [Read more...]

12 Movies With Johnny Depp Wearing Glasses

Johnny Depp is one of the most versatile actors in the market. He got his start in the TV Series 21 Jump Street in 1987. He has played everything from the Mad Hatter to Captain Jack Sparrow to Edward Scissorhands to Willy Wonka. He has played funny, romantic and spooky. We love him. What we love the most, he wears glasses all the time. Tart … [Read more...]

Optical Fun For International Red Panda Day April 16

International Red Panda Day is celebrated April 16. National Panda Day is celebrated in February. Who doesn't love Pandas? (Ok these are not Red Pandas, but Giant Pandas) Resources International Red Panda Day  National Panda Day   … [Read more...]

Eye Need To Know About Dolphin Eyes

National Dolphin Day is April 14th. There are 32 species of dolphins of which include 4 river dolphins and 6 porpoises. Five of the species are considered endangered. The Baiji or Yangtze River dolphin is listed by the IUCN as Critically Endangered, but is considered by most scientists to be functionally extinct. This means that during the last … [Read more...]

National Butterfly Day March 14

Today we are celebrating National Butterfly Day which is March 14 with a little bit of butterfly eye trivia. While the spots on butterfly wings look like eyes, they are not. Butterflies have two compound eyes located on their heads.  A butterfly's compound eye is composed of up to 17,000 ommatidia, all looking in a different direction and each one … [Read more...]

Celebrating National Butterfly Day

March 14 is National Butterfly Day and National Butterfly Awareness Day is June 7. Not only are butterflies fun and colorful to look at, they are an important part of our food supply. They help flowers and plants pollinate, eat weeds and are a food source for another animals. To help celebrate this wondrous addition to our gardens we thought we … [Read more...]

National Cat Day: Seven Things You Need To Know About Cat’s Eyes

National Cat Day is October 29 and guess what? There is an official website known as National Cat Day. National Cat Day was founded in 2005 by Pet and Family Lifestyle Expert & Animal Welfare Advocate Colleen Paige to help galvanize the public to recognize the number of cats that need to be rescued each year and also to encourage cat lovers to … [Read more...]

Optical Fun: What Your Costume Spending Says About You

What does your costume spending say about you? If you were in Mexico, you would be honoring the deceased. But in the US, it is about your alter ego, whether the costume, the pumpkin carving and the parties. … [Read more...]

National Appreciate Raccoon Day October 1, 2014

International National Raccoon Day is celebrated October 1 of every year. This is a day to celebrate raccoons and other animals. First started in 2002 by a young Californian girl who wanted to show all, that not all people despise raccoons. Raccoon Eye Trivia:  Raccoon eye/eyes (also known in the UK and Ireland as panda eyes, though that … [Read more...]

So How About Those Shark Eyes?

Did you know that Shark corneas have been used in surgery?  Shark corneas have special reinforcing fibers that work like “rebar” in concrete. These fibers strengthen the cornea and prevent it from swelling and turning cloudy, like human corneas can do. How Shark Eyes Work-  Sharks have laterally positioned eyes (eyes are on the side of the … [Read more...]

Five Dino-Mite Sunglasses to Celebrate National Dinosaur Day

Who Knew? There must be a ton of Dino Fans as  National Dinosaur Day has many days, May 15, June 1 and August 2nd. According to Wikipedia Dinosaur's had good eyesight.. depending on the species. But it is hard to know because eyes are made of soft tissue and have a tendency to rot fast. Like most animals if a dinosaur had small eye sockets, the … [Read more...]

Optical Fun: Penguin Eye Trivia

January 25, 2014 is National Penguin Day; There is also another Penguin Day in April.What happens on National Penguin day? In January, you learn about penguins and in April you only wear Black and White and eat strawberries: Penguins’ eyes work better underwater than they do in the air, giving them superior eyesightto spot prey while hunting, … [Read more...]

Eye Like Animal Eye Trivia

Our friends at the Visionaries Group just sent us their first Infographic with some eyebits on animal eyes, that are interesting. Some trivia for you to put on FB. … [Read more...]

EyeFo-Graphic: Eye Color Celebrating Different Color Eyes Day

July 12 is Different Color Eyes Day, yes there is such a day. Having 2 different color eyes is more common in animals than in humans. The condition is called Heterochromia and effects about 200,000 people in the USA. Famous people who have Heterochromia:  David Bowie, Jane Seymour, and Christopher Walken. Kieger Sutherland, Dan Aykroyd, Kate … [Read more...]

Trivia: 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Your Eyes Eyefo-graphic

Eye Didn't know this! Some people who are color blind can overcome camouflage and were used in WWII. … [Read more...]