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57% of Irish people wear glasses or contact lenses.
Contact lenses were first proposed by Leonardo Da Vinci in 1508.
One third of leprosy cases in the U.S. come from contact with armadillos.
In 2014, a student in Taiwan went blind after keeping her contact lenses in for 6 months. A microscopic bug ate her eyeballs.
In 1986, a Soviet pilot made a bet with his co-pilot that he could land the aeroplane with an instrument-only approach, with no visual contact with the ground. He crashed the plane, killing 70 of the 94 passengers and crew on board.
In 2017, British doctors found 27 lost contact lenses in a patient’s eye.
After an 8.0 magnitude earthquake hit Mexico City in 1985, nearly all newborn babies survived a collapsed hospital for 7 days without nourishment, water, warmth or human contact.
A wolf which has been driven from the pack or has left of its own accord is called a lone wolf. It avoids contact with packs and rarely howls.