If by "in the past", you mean 1,000 years ago, then yes, eclipses have prompted some interesting responses in the past. Today, however, even those dirty, dirty savages in the third world have access to science and communication technologies. Imagine that!
Robert Ivy writes "The Super Nintendo is a tricky piece of hardware, but I have finally managed to overclock it up to 5.1 MHz. At this speed, the sprites scatter across the screen; this is likely a sync issue since the CPU is running so far out of spec. I plan on trying lower speeds soon and I will update the guide on UCM." Thank god we got that out of the way!