Wednesday, March 14, 2012

It's Pi Day! (Bears* Like Pi, esp. Blueberry)

Here's a post from 3.14 '08:
I was so wrapped up in the BSC** conference call that I almost forgot the important stuff.
Some have dated the first Pi day celebration to March 14, 1592 at 6:53:58. This is incorrect.
It is obvious the Druids knew Pi: π

Coincidence? I think not.

Some folks go further back:
The Great Pyramid and the Pi Factor

Here's the Pi song. 
Here's a slice of Pi:
3.1415926535 8979323846 2643383279 5028841971

Here's Kate Bush's Pi song.

PiemanReal name: Homer J. Simpson
Occupation: Pastry Vigilante
Quote: "Don't do the crime if you can't do the key lime!" 

Guide to Mathematics and Mathematicians on The Simpsons
"Apu: In fact I can recite pi to 40000 places. The last digit is one!
Homer: Mmmm, pie."
(episode [9F21] Pi (Pie) {sbj})
*Here's the Hamm's Bear pie commercial

Blueberry Bear with Vally Lafamme and winners of Blueberry Pie Eating Contest. ..

*The Yogi Bear Show, "Pie Pirates"
**Blueberry Pi

And blogs.
And Science Museums:

Welcome to The Exploratorium's
2008 20th Annual Pi Day Celebration page
(Here's the Exploratorium's 2012 Pi Day page)
From Wikihow:
How to Celebrate Pi Day
Happy Pi DayHow old are you in Pi years? Happy Pi Day
pumpkin pi