• How to Select the Perfect Birdwatching Spotting Scope

    There are a lot of birdwatching tools and gadgets on the market, so we know it can feel overwhelming to find the right spotting scope for your bird...
  • Core Binocular Characteristics You Should Know Before Getting One

    Doing a binocular comparison is tough unless you’re actually looking through a set of different pairs at the same object. However, most of us will ...
  • Cool Stuff To Look At Under A Microscope

    If you’re tired of looking at premade slides or weird smelling bacteria solutions, then you’re in luck. There’s tons of cool stuff that can be look...
  • 9 Essential Tips for Choosing a Microscope

    Choosing a microscope can feel like an overwhelming process. Unlike a car, all microscopes don’t pretty much do the same thing! It’s a piece of tec...
  • Choosing A Starter Microscope To Explore With Your Kids

      Childlike curiosity. Most of us remember a time where we didn’t simply assume we knew how the world worked. Nature, technology, food, and dust he...
  • Perfect Storage For Your Microscope And Accessories

    Microscopes have delicate pieces of hardware which must be maintained to protect your investment. Microscope accessories, especially, need proper s...
  • The Best College Microscope: What to Look For and How to Use It

      Basic microscope use is quite simple: toss down a specimen and peer through the eye holes! But mastering a microscope is an essential tool for ev...
  • Compound vs. Stereo Microscopes

    What are the differences between stereo and compound microscopes? And what are all the different kinds of microscopes that you could consider getti...
  • All the Knowledge and Gear You Need to Start Birdwatching

    Birdwatchers form a vibrant community of collectors and nature enthusiasts that leaves their most prized collections where they found them—in the w...
  • Binoculars (aka Field Glasses): What you Need & When you Need it

    What are they?           Essentially, binoculars are two low-powered, matching telescopes yoked together.  The most significant advantage over a te...
  • Spotting Scopes: What do you need to look at?

    What is a Spotting Scope? This sort of optical device is essentially a compact, yet powerful telescope.  Galileo Galilei would have loved to have s...
  • Digital Stereo Microscopes: Letting the Computer Help

    Two Dimensional Vision Traditional (or compound) microscopes may have one or two eyepieces; those with two are much easier on the eyes of research...