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Looking to elope? Scope out Vegas chapels via Google Street View

It's that time of year when couples hopped up on romance venture off to Vegas to tie the knot. Google gives would-be-elopers a street-level look at over a dozen chapels.

By February 13, 2015


Penguin Scope is a home endoscope for nervous parents

Not content with just googling your child's symptoms? The Penguin Scope, seen at CES 2015, lets you check out Timmy's ear infection at 30 frames per second.

By January 7, 2015


Samsung: Apple 'vastly overstated' scope of patents

A Samsung attorney argues that just because the company is asking for much lower damages than Apple -- $7 million versus $2 billion -- doesn't mean it doesn't respect patents.

By April 1, 2014


A look back at NASA's planet-pinpointing space 'scope

The space agency says the Kepler space telescope is having equipment issues. With the mission threatened, we look back at Kepler's mind-expanding search for Earth-like exoplanets.

By May 19, 2013


AppBlaster gun uses iPhone game as augmented reality scope to zap aliens

Heads up, marines. We've got beaucoup movement on the scope, so stay frosty. Pew pew pew -- it's the apptoyz appBlaster toy gun with augmented reality Alien Attack game!

3 Images By June 23, 2011


NASA scopes out Antarctica's ice (photos)

Operation Ice Bridge has wrapped up its fall mission to collect data as scientists seek a better understanding of how melting in that region could affect global sea levels.

15 Images By November 26, 2009



A special lens designed by a group of researchers at the University of California at Berkeley can turn a regular camera phone into a powerful microscope camera capable of taking photo of bacteria in florescent light.

7 Images By July 21, 2009


AstroScope lets your dSLR see in the dark

What's special about these adapters is that they maintain the electrical connections required for image stabilizer operation and autofocus by the optics.

By July 17, 2009


Scope of clean energy, climate bills takes shape

Lawmakers are discussing a cap on greenhouse gases as well as renewable electricity and efficiency mandates. Energy Future Coalition argues the combination of all three lowers costs of climate change regulations.

By April 27, 2009


CellScope aims to diagnose, monitor diseases in developing world

The gadget turns a regular mobile phone into a microscope for places where scientific instruments run in short supply.

By April 9, 2009