Publication: Monitor Volume: 3 Issue: 111

A company in the Russian city of Novosibirskhas developed a new type of sunglasses that carry an apparentlyrealistic looking set of holographic eyes modeled on those ofwell-known personalities. The company points out that the glassesmight be useful for workers who like to doze at their desks; evenasleep, employees look cheerful and attentive. The company’s directorsuggests that Duma deputies might be especially inclined to orderthe new product. He says the company is even ready to depict theeyes of individual customers on the tinted lenses. (Itar-Tass,June 4)

Government Discusses 1998 Budget.