Friday, March 13, 2020 12:32 PM
NEW YORK—Let’s be honest: standing at the sink and washing your hands for 20 seconds can get boring pretty fast. Expert advice has told us to sing Happy Birthday twice in a row to ensure we’re hitting the full 20 second mark and protecting ourselves from COVID-19 as best as possible, but Happy Birthday can be sung in a few different tempos, which makes that advice a little confusing. On top of all that, the song can turn into an earworm pretty quickly—and, potentially, ruin all future birthdays by making us think back on this scary, uncertain time.
Monday, February 10, 2020 1:00 AM
Last month, I embarked on my first-ever trip to Germany to attend opti 2020. This was my first trip to a European trade show, so, naturally, I wasn’t sure what to expect. To be honest, I was prepared to feel entirely out of my element—I don’t speak German (or any language other than English, for that matter), I have no idea how to find my way around Munich, and I don’t have any friends or family in the area. Thankfully, I turned out to be completely wrong.
Monday, October 21, 2019 12:00 AM
Another World Sight Day has come and gone, which means more people than ever before are seeing the world in a whole new light. Every year, our industry comes together to pull off an impressive feat—by returning sight to people all around the world, our community is changing lives forever. When you stop to think about it, it’s really mind-blowing.