Happy Labor Day With A Historical Trivia

We wish all a happy and safe Labor Day. In celebration of workers everywhere, ergo the history of Labor Day Peter McGuire, leader of Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners is considered the Father of the Labor Day holiday. An Irish-American cabinet maker and pioneer unionist proposed a day dedicated to all who labor at a meeting of the … [Read more...]

Eye Need To Know- What Is Eye Tracking?

Normally, this would have been at the most a 2 paragraph answer, but little did I know eye tracking. The following is from wikipedia: Eye tracking is the process of measuring either the point of gaze ("where we are looking") or the motion of an eye relative to the head. An eye tracker is a device for measuring eye positions and eye movement. Eye … [Read more...]

eye Need To Know- How Long Do Eyelashes Last?

The average human eyelash lives about 150 days. Eye lashes are like hair and finger nails. They are not living. They are actually dead. They stay on the body until they fall off. Read more: http://wiki.answers.com/Q/How_long_does_an_eyelash_live#ixzz1Q8KbT95b   … [Read more...]

eye Need To Know- What Is The Rarest Eye Color?

Red is the rarest color for humans because it it mainly seen in albinos. Violet- is also rare and mainly seen in albinos.  Violet eyes are either a form of blue eyes or a mutation. Black Is the Rarest eye color. Some people who claim to have black eyes actually have dark brown. Green- Only 1-2% of the world is born with green … [Read more...]

eye Need To Know- Where Did Rx Come From?

Who would have thought there is no real answer as to where Rx came from. The most common theory is that Rx is an abbreviation for the Latin word for 'recipere' which means 'to take'  or to take thou. This symbol originated in medieval manuscripts as an abbreviation Px is the symbol meaning prescription which is sometimes transliterated as … [Read more...]

eye Need To Know- Eye Trivia

Where did the Expression Apple Of My Eye Come From? The expression means the person is cherished and loved.   The original Hebrew for this idiom was 'iyshown 'ayin (אישון עין), and can be literally translated as "Little Man of the Eye." This is a reference to the tiny reflection of yourself that you can see in other people's pupils. Other KJV … [Read more...]

eye Need To Know- Who Has The Largest Eyes

Who has  the largest Eye? The giant squid has the biggest eye in this world. It weighs up to 2.5 tons and grows up to 55 feet long. Each eye is 1 foot or more in diameter. The Giant Squid is also the largest  invertebrate on Earth. The largest Squid found was measured at 59 feet and weighed more than a ton. More about Giant Squid National … [Read more...]

eye Need To Know- Eye Trivia

Where did the name Private Eye come from? Private investigators (PI) have existed for more than 150 years. The first known private detective agency opened in France in 1833. In 1850, Allan Pinkerton formed Pinkerton National Detective Agency, which grew into one of the most famous detective agencies in the United States, known  for breaking … [Read more...]

St. Patricks Day Trivia Test

Test your knowledge of St. Patrick's Day (facts) with this challenging St. Patrick's Day trivia quiz. There are a total of 12 trivia questions. Answers to the St. Patrick's Day fact can be found at the end: Let us know how you did! 1. St. Patrick's Day originated from which European country. a) Great Britain b) Scotland c) Ireland d) France … [Read more...]

The Worlds First Double Back Flip in Wheelchair

In this video clip Aaron "Wheelz" Fotheringham performs the world's first double backflip on a wheelchair on August 26, 2010. Aaron "Wheelz" Fotheringham is the same kid who pulled off the first wheelchair backflip in history on July 13, 2006 at Woodward West in California. Aaron Fotheringham is an Extreme wheelchair athlete who performs tricks … [Read more...]

Happy St. Patrick’s Day From The Optical Vision Site

Thank you Super Systems Optical for this super St. Patrick's Day picture, it is very Opti-fun and demonstrates the resourcefulness and creativity that  we are coming to expect from Super Systems Optical! The Optical Vision Site would like to say Happy St. Patrick's Day! … [Read more...]