When light hits the surface of water two things happen: Polarized light at an angle to the waters surface gets through, and polarized light parallel to the waters surface is reflected.

This makes for a useful life hack for fishermen because when you look through a polarized plate, such as polarized sunglasses, the lens blocks all the light reflected of the waters surface however leaves the rest of the light - the light that went through the water hit what was beneath it and reflected back up - untouched, allowing you to easily see through the waters surface.

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