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March 14, 2020

Today, March 14, 2020, is Pi Day. The day every year that mathematicians and pie lovers finally have something in common. So, celebrate 3.14159265359 with a slice of apple, or cherry, or pumpkin, or chocolate, or even pizza. But if someone hands you a slice of rhubarb, slap that heathen and ask them. “What, do … Continue reading

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February 19, 1700

February 19, 1700, was the last day of usage in Denmark of the Julian Calendar, as it was adapting to the cool, new Gregorian calendar that all the rich kid nations, like England, Spain and France were using. Why did the nations change from the stodgy, it-ain’t-broken Julian Calendar to the New Math Gregorian calendar? … Continue reading

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