“Outside forces, ones that play on some of our worse instincts, are driving people to buy cars that make no sense for them, satisfy only desires implanted by dishonest social conditioning, and, in the end, make them less happy.” In other words, you should just let yourself buy a minivan.

+ Scientific American: The Long Search for the Value of Pi. I hear if Trump is president, he plans to change the value of Pi to 4. He likes to round up… It’s possible. After all, there was that time Indiana tried to change Pi to 3.2.

+ FiveThirtyEight: has released their interactive March Madness predictions.

+ How much would it cost to buy one of everything on Amazon?