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  • A real pumpkin pi
    A twice in a lifetime Pi Day (3.14.15)
    The clock was ticking, figuratively and literally, as I finalized this article. And then, the first event in a “Once in a lifetime Pi Day” celebration took place. The second event will be this evening, twelve hours later. With such a...
  • Pi Day comes only once in a century: Pi Day is extra special this year
    Pi Day comes only once in a century: Pi Day is extra special this year
    According to USA Today, Saturday, March 14 is a very special day because it is Pi Day. What makes March 14, 2015 so special for pi fans is that it is the only day this century that will have the first five digits of pi, which is 3.1415. Since the...
  • What is Pi Day?
    What is Pi Day?
    Dear LA Teacher,My 7th grade Math teacher started talking about Pie Day. It was at the end of the period and I was busy writing a note to my friend. What does pie have to do with math and what is Pie Day?Poor ListenerDear Poor Listener,LOL. It...
  • Celebrate Super Pi Day
    Super Pi Day combines STEM learning with fun products from The Numbers Lady
    Celebrate Super Pi Day, because it only happens every 100 years. This year, March 14, 2015, Pi Day holds a very special significance. It is being dubbed as Super Pi Day because on March 14, 2015 at 9:26 and 53 seconds, it’s not just 3.14 pi,...
  • Raspberry Pi Model B+
    Raspberry Pi gets an upgrade – still only $35
    The non-profit Raspberry Pi foundation over in the United Kingdom have just announced on July 14th their infamous open source microcomputer will, in fact, receive an upgrade without changing its price. With the unforeseen success of its current...
  • Pi Pie Pan
    Get Ready for A Most Excellent Pi Day in 2015
    The Internet is abuzz with excitement as Pi Day approaches each year. Next year promise to be a most excellent celebration on 3/14/15. Entertain your social media followers with Pi creations worthy of RT, Likes, hearts, and +1s with an innovative...
  • Happy Pi Day celebration at SXSW
    Happy Pi Day celebration at SXSW
    Happy Pi Day—today is March 14 or 3/14. This is the day that math lovers around the country celebrate Pi, by well, eating pies, throwing pies and talking about the significance of Pi, according to a March 14 report in the Washington Post.Pi,...
  • Pi day digits
    Pi Day 2014: Brief history of pi, origins of the numerical geek holiday
    Happy Pi Day! Geeks all over the world celebrate the mathematical constant 3.14 on 3/14 or today, March 14."Pi" is represented by the Greek letter "π", the symbol Mathematicians commonly use to represent the ratio of a circle&...
  • Pi Day
    Celebrate National Pi Day today
    Today is National Pi Day, the 26th anniversary of celebrating all things math in the US. Pi Day is also celebrated around the world. Pi is the ratio of the diameter of a circle to its circumference. The actual ratio is an irrational number and...
  • Happy Pi Day:  Celebrate the Mathematical Constant on 3/14
    Pi Day: Celebrate the mathematical constant on 3/14
    While traditional holidays honor famous people, historical events and momentous occasions, one day in March actually celebrates a letter in the Greek alphabet! 3/14 is Pi Day, an annual "holiday" that celebrates the mathematical symbol...
  • Putting Green Hole Pi
    Where are the pi holes in Chicago golf?
    The obvious pi (π) holes are the holes on golf course putting greens. Golf balls may or may not be pi objects. Nowadays, all golf balls have hundreds of dimples, which may prevent them from measuring as pi, but I believe the difference is...
  • Pi-Pie Sandwich
    Where are the pi holes in Chicago art?
    Out there in Chicago are pi (π) holes and pie holes. To make art with a Chicago theme, either the foreground or background must save something or someone related to the Windy City, and of course, you must have pi and/or pie. If your art works are...
  • Life of Pi
    The philosophy of Pi
    Life of Pi: Rated “PG” (126 Minutes) Starring: Suraj Sharma, Irrfan Khan, Gérard Depardieu, Tabu, Ayush TandonDirected by: Ang LeeBased on the eponymous book by Yann Martel published (2001) that is currently required reading in many...
  • Life of Pi
    Life of Pi; a journey like no other
    Life of Pi started off a little slow as the story line was created and characters were introduced but once the storm hit, it sets sail on an emotional roller coaster and an epic journey.Pi’s family owns a zoo in India. Due to political...
  • Pi symbol
    Books for kids about math in honor of Pi Day, March 14
    When most people think of special days in March, St. Patrick's Day, the first day of spring, and sometimes Easter come to mind.But for math geeks and fans of geometry March 14 is a reason to celebrate every year.Why March 14?Because when...