Items tagged with Pi Day

Today (March 14) is a day when nerds, geeks, mathematicians, and pie lovers alike all celebrate Pi Day. This year is particularly special, as the sequence extends to the year as well -- 3.14.15, the first five digits of Pi's infinite range. Pretty cool, right? Microsoft thought so, and to celebrate the occasion, it's offering up a 12-month Xbox Music Pas for $31.41. "This subscription gives you access to millions of songs to play on your Xbox, the Web, or your Windows Phone, PC and tablet. This offer is good for new subscriptions and renewals of existing subscriptions," Microsoft stated in a blog post.That's a pretty swank deal if you're into Xbox Music, as the annual pass usually runs $99. The... Read more...
Today is March 14, the fourteenth day of the third month (3.14) otherwise known as Pi day, a once a year occasion in which you can put aside your disdain for math (or embrace your love of math, as it were) and celebrate with fellow geeks by stuffing your face full of pie. It might not be as fun as Talk Like a Pirate Day, but hey, we're all for made up holidays that give us an excuse to do anything but work. Alternately, you can get your full geek on over at PiDay.org, a website that obviously embraces the holiday and is a place you can learn more about Pi, pick up themed gear like T-shirts, buttons, and even iPhone 4 cases, send eCards, discuss with others your love of Pi, and more. PiDay.org... Read more...
Do we really have to tell you how to celebrate Pi Day?  Why is today Pi Day?  Well, it's 3/14, right?You could start by learning more about the near-mystical number--3.14 in its most severely abbreviated form, hence the March 14 (3/14) honors--at the official Pi Day site. There you can find out about the history of pi, how to use the number in a classroom to good effect, and how other people are celebrating the occasion.Baker's Square here we come, for our pi(e) to celebrate the day!... Read more...