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Happy Pi Day (wikipedia.org)
30 points by wayne on March 14, 2009 | hide | past | favorite | 11 comments



MIT regular admission decisions are coming out on 3/14 1:59:26 PM Eastern Time.


Incidentally, 3/14 is also Albert Einstein's birthday.



I'm going to a Pi party later today at my former co-founder's house. He got about 40 people last year. Pie shaped items are the theme, but I was also considering bringing 3.141 pounds of something but I have no idea what... Any suggestions?


If others are bringing pie, bring 3.14159 lbs of ice cream.


Lol. Cute article. I've never heard of this before. But I will celebrate today :D


Georgia Tech is sending out my acceptance/rejection letter today. gulp


Ahem, it's actually steak and blowjob day: http://www.steakandbjday.com/


I created my own holiday a few years back which I've observed every year with friends since its inception... Nacho Friday.

It occurs on the 2nd Friday in July, you have to drink copious amounts of Tequila, consume lots of nachos and wear a novelty oversized sombrero all day.

Anyway, us Aussies have to celebrate Pi day next month (kinda) - 31/4 as today is 14/3 for us.

Although it seems wikipedia has an interesting article on the number 143, it can be created by adding up 2 different sets of consecutive prime numbers, which I found interesting.


If we're mentioning holidays that we made up, here's mine. March 5 (YYYY-3-5, when you write the date big-endian) is the Square Root of Christmas (35 * 35 = 1225). This allows 10 days between Sqrt(Xmas) and Pi Day. This period of time is called Nerdigras.

http://twopoint718.blogspot.com/2009/03/march-5-is-square-ro...

There's already been a carol written:

http://nedbatchelder.com/blog/200903/square_root_of_christma...


I know by doing this we'll get closer to reddit but, whatever, UPVOTED!




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