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Pi Day is Saturday, 3/14/15. Pi lovers know that its first five digits are 3.1415, and that this date will not roll around again for 100 years.

When my son was in seventh grade, his algebra teacher promised to buy a pie that March for the student who memorized the most digits of pi. My son immediately taped the first six pages of numerals, single-spaced, to his bedroom door. When we knocked, he demanded we read a few lines to gain entrance.

For days after school, he stayed in his room studying the sequence, talking into his voice recorder and playing it back. “How do you do it?” I asked when I tested him the first time and he recited 20 numbers. “I clump some...

Pi Day is Saturday, 3/14/15. Pi lovers know that its first five digits are 3.1415, and that this date will not roll around again for 100 years.
When my son was in seventh grade, his algebra teacher promised to buy a pie that March for the student who...

The new beer from Golden Road Brewing was built for L.A.’s preponderance of beautiful, sunny days, and 329 Days of Sun lager is now on draft and will be everywhere in cans next month.
The first regular-production lager at the brewery, the new beer was...

Today is Pi Day. Math nerds and geometry aficionados will be celebrating the mathematical constant that describes the relationship between the circumference of a circle and its diameter.
For those who need a refresher: Take a circle that is 1 inch...

It's Pi Day! While geekdom recognizes March 14 (3.14) as the unofficial glorious day symbolic of the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter, we say, make a pie.
We've compiled 52 of our favorite pie recipes -- everything from cream pies to...

Friday is Pi Day -- the Greek letter that represents the mathematical number 3.14159 (etc.)-- a thoroughly American invention with more happening than you might think.
The day may not merit a stop at the mall for a gift (unless you're buying something...

If you enjoy Pi Day (3/14) and Avogadro’s Number Day (10/23), then get this: today is a Pythagorean triple date.
You’d have to be a serious math nerd to recognize that the sum of the squares of 5 and 12 equals the square of 13. Which is exactly what...

Visual effects artists are planning to show their colors next week when President Obama visits DreamWorks Animation SKG.
Hundreds of visual effects artists who work at the Glendale studio are expected to wear green T-shirts to draw attention to the...

March 14 is National Pi Day, celebrating a mathematical constant that the nation’s pie industry has long co-opted for itself. Too bad, then, that sales are coming off a year that seems less pie-centric than many had predicted.Last year was...

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