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“I’m dreading it. No hope of solving any equations that day, what with the pie-eating contests, the bickering over the merits of pi versus tau (pi times two), and the throwdowns over who can recite more digits of pi. Just stay off the streets at 9:26:53, when the time will approximate pi to ten places: 3.141592653.” The New Yorker’s Steven Strogatz on why Pi matters. (As a Humanties major, I’ve always been more of a fan of 867-5309.)

+ Related: “The bride asked the groom to add 15 and six. When he replied 17, she called off the marriage.”

+ If you’re into tech and Apple and stuff like that, you might find this to be the funniest thing of all time.

+ And finally, for those into media (or just weird news), there were some serious battles out on the interwebs today.

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