"TV will ruin your eyes!" they warned us, "Stop staring at a screen!" Shows what those suckers know, because they're wrong.

Watch as Discovery News breaks down the history of an urban legend that just won't die — that staring at TV will ruin your eyes. Sure, eye strain is real and you should still rest and go outside, but looking at a screen won't fry your vision. I told you, mom!

Now if you'll excuse me, I have a bank of monitors to blankly look at before going home and staring at my television.

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