Virginia Beehive Distribution Program

Virginia Beehive Distribution Program
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The coolest hand dug well


Homebiogas – Household Biogas Digester System

Homebiogas is a biogas digester that treats organic waste in a local and sustainable way. It produces biogas for cooking and rich fertilizer for your garden.
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That Was Gibberish


The Office – Sabre

Telecommunications Network

Alaska Will Finally Get Its Own Fiber-Optic Line | WIRED

An Alaskan telco is building a 270-mile fiber-optic line that will connect with Canadian carriers and ultimately the Lower 48.

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It’s morel season! Here’s how to find edible plants and mushrooms in urban places – Greater Greater Washington DC

Since morel season is upon us—amidst a warm spell and blooming dogwoods and lilacs—I set out to learn more about this elusive mushroom. It is one of the few edible mushrooms that grow in the spring, and believe it or not, it’s possible to find them in an urban environment.

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The Bell System

Harrison, Arkansas gets cutting edge phone service

According to the story in the Daily Times, a helium-filled balloon was being used to map the route. The balloon was sent up 50 to 100 feet and held in place with a rope, while surveyors 15 miles away spotted it with high-powered binoculars.


Researchers decipher and codify the universal language of honey bees

Virginia Tech researchers’ breakthrough deciphers and codifies the universal language of honey bees.
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Virginia continues to experience honeybee losses

Over the past five years, surveys have shown a steady increase in honeybee mortality averaging greater than one-third of the statewide population.

BeeCheck, a Virginia apiary registry, was created as a voluntary communication tool that enables beekeepers and pesticide applicators to work together, using a mapping program, to protect apiaries. Details are available at

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Telecommunications Network

A 10-million-pound undersea cable just set an internet speed record | Popular Science

It runs from Virginia Beach in the U.S. to Balboa, Spain. 
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The Bell System

In 1959, AT&T Discovered There Was a Market for a Lady’s Phone

The Princess phone was pitched as the perfect extension for the bedroom
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Still alive

Telecommunications Network

Lucent technologies – Bell Labs Innovations

Lucent technologies – Bell Labs Innovations

Alexander Graham Bell

Thomas Watson

Teddy Vail

George Campbell’s wave filter

Calling ship to shore

Frank Jewitt

Harold Black

Negative feedback


Fax machines

More, more, more

Hi Fi, talkies

Movies, sound

Laying copper by the pound

Systems engineering

Quality control

Karl Demke

Herbert Ives

Davisson wins Nobel Prize

First speech synthesis

Beethoven in stereo

Bell Labs Innovations

Communications for the next generation

Bell Labs Innovations

Our contribution to the revolution

Ollie Buckley

Mobile phones


John Pierce

GI Loans

George David


Voice technography

Claude Shannon


Richard Hamming

William Fan

Crackerjack transistor team

Bardeen, Brattain, Shockley

Transatlantic cable

A transistorized computer made

Non-blocking networks

Macro coding scheme

Oxide masking

Solar cells

Transistors win the Nobel

Art [Schawlow] and Charles [Townes] what a team

They invent the laser beam

Bell Labs Innovations

Communications for the next generation

Bell Labs Innovations

Our contribution to the revolution

Mervin Kelly


Foil electret microphone


Telstar I

Digital transmission

Long distance dialing

First ever paging


Ion implantation



Magnetic bubble memory

Penzias and Wilson

Hear the big bang noise

Automated switchboards

Ever moving forward

Jim Fisk

1E switch

That’s our attitude, do it, boys!

John Tukey

Carbon dating

Ken and Den built UNIX

Bill Baker

Quantum wells


C language


Fiber optics will endure

Electron beam lithography

Anderson wins Nobel 3

Linc Hawkins

Amos Joel

Tom McChesney

Alfred Cho

Packet data



Transmitting mobile microwaves

Solitons without their phase

Transistors getting so small

You can’t even see them

Bell Labs Innovations

Communications for the next generation

Bell Labs Innovations

Our contribution to the revolution.

Echo canceller


All on one chip if you please

Penzias and Wilson win the Nobel Prize

Bell Labs gets a new boss

By the name of Ian Ross

Lightwave goes long distance

Cellular gets digitized

S language

C++ – reuse code without a fuss

Femtosecond pulses

Deep UV lithography

Software windows on our screen

Gigabit transmission seen

Tunable lasers

Programming that’s sharp as razors

Bell Labs Innovations

Communications for the next generation

Bell Labs Innovations

Our contribution to the revolution

Megabits on a chip

First electro-optic switch

Atom-trapping micro cells


Transatlantic lightwave cable

Bell Labs led by John Mayo

Neural networks



RBM builds amplifier

Data nets without the wire

Operating Systems

Software methodology

Optical cross-connect

Jin Leong is President

Bell Labs spins out technologies

See the mighty SCALPEL

C2 waves Nobel


Atom glide

X -ray Microprobe

Imaging buffer lobe

Circuits on plastic

Lasers that are bow tied

Internet telephony

Microphones the size of fleas

St’rmer, Loughlin, Tsui win a Nobel prize

Free space optic benefits

? router softswitch

Netravali needs the help

Lucent’s start is on the rise.

Bell Labs innovations

Make communication for the next generation

Bell Labs innovations

Our contribution to the revolution