“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.”
Virginia Tech researchers’ breakthrough deciphers and codifies the universal language of honey bees.
— Read on m.phys.org/news/2019-03-decipher-codify-universal-language-honey.html
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 va.beecheck.org.
It runs from Virginia Beach in the U.S. to Balboa, Spain.
— Read on www.popsci.com/submarine-cable-data-transfer-record
Early March Beekeeping! | Beekeeping in Richmond, Virginia
— Read on richmondhoneybee.com/uncategorized/early-march-beekeeping.html
The Princess phone was pitched as the perfect extension for the bedroom
— Read on spectrum.ieee.org/tech-history/space-age/in-1959-att-discovered-there-was-a-market-for-a-ladys-phone