Unless you’re living under a rock, you’ve heard about the total solar eclipse that will be crossing the United States this morning. You may also have heard some facts, like how this is the first total eclipse to cross the United State in 99 years, or how you should never look directly at the sun without protective glasses. Everyone is talking about the eclipse today because it’s pretty exciting. There are some people who are whining over not having those safe glasses to wear and watch, others are giving tips on how to DIY the viewing party without killing your eyeballs. Social media is all abuzz about it! But have you heard some of these #FakeEclipseFacts? They may not make you smarter, but they will definitely make you laugh.

On both sides. On both sides.

No one throws shade like the moon.

Let me know if you try this.

And now the eclipse is creepy.

I see what you did there.

Total #FakeEclipseFacts of the heart.

It’s always an eclipse on the dark side.

So much winning!

Al has given us so much.

#ThanksObama

Did you watch the eclipse? Which is your favorite alternative eclipse fact?

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