How Will You Celebrate The Pi Day Of The Century?

Happy Pi Day! How are you celebrating the transcendental, irrational mathematical constant central derived from circles on 3/14/15 at 9:26:53? For me, it's going to be giggling over physicists engaging in an epic chalk battle, and devouring an apple-ginger pie. » 3/14/15 12:46pm 3/14/15 12:46pm

Let's Talk About Whatever You Want Right Now

The sun is shining here in New York City for what feels like the first time in 100 years. The sun now stays up past 4pm. Winter is vanquished! And this week has been big for White Noise. Let's talk amongst ourselves. » 3/13/15 5:40pm 3/13/15 5:40pm


Exactly one year ago today, I set out to collect 314 pi-related YouTube videos in honor of Pi Day. I got to 22 before I gave up in disgust. Here is that post, untouched since March 14, 2013. » 3/14/14 9:40am 3/14/14 9:40am

If You Read Pi Long Enough, You'll Find Hamlet

It's Pi Day! Which, okay, whatever, if you were really hardcore about celebrating you'd figure out what nanosecond corresponds to 3.14159 or whatever and pop the Moet then but you didn't and you won't so whatever, right? But! That doesn't mean we can't still have some fun with the nerdiest holiday in the land,… » 3/14/12 10:25am 3/14/12 10:25am

The Adorable Case Against Pi

Happy Pi Day! But while you're getting your 3/14 on, it's worth noting that pi is worthless! A sham. A fraud. Don't believe me? Check out why we'd all be worlds better off if we threw out our pi and embraced the power of tau. [The Daily What] » 3/14/11 12:00pm 3/14/11 12:00pm

This Is What Pi Sounds Like

What do you get when you transpose the first 31 digits of the number pi into musical notes? Math that's never sounded so good. And if ever an unofficial holiday needed an anthem to get some much-deserved recognition, it's 3/14. [Reddit via Geekosystem] » 3/08/11 8:40pm 3/08/11 8:40pm

Happy Pi Day, Math Nerds!

Today's March 14th, which everyone knows is the day high school math club members further cement their alienation by celebrating their love of math, or circles, or whatever. But today's Sunday, so let's everyone celebrate nerddom in the comments! [Wiki] » 3/14/10 12:43pm 3/14/10 12:43pm