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Forgot Your Glasses? Don’t Worry, Here’s How You Can See Without Them

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Did you lose a contact lens? Break your glasses or forget them at home? Well, depending on how bad your vision is, you might be kind of screwed, but this handy trick will still help you quite a bit.

According to MinutePhysics, if you make a tiny little hole with your fingers, you can peer through it — and whatever you’re viewing will instantly become more clear. But why does this work? Allow science to explain.

 

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