Wednesday, March 14, 2007

Pi Day Links

Today is Pi Day! Why? Because the date on the calendar is 3/14. Make mine blackberry! Metafilter has lots of links about Pi Day.

Internet acronyms applied to fine art.

A Navy Seal competes against a chimpanzee in an obstacle course. Place your bets now.

The 30 Strangest Deaths in History.

A solar exclipse that was not visible from Earth occurred on february 25th. It was recorded by the STEREO-B spacecraft, which is orbiting the sun. Read about it. See the awesome video. (via Canadian Cynic)

Another reason to get up from your desk and go visit your neighbor’s cubicles. Or the newstand down the street. (Thanks, Ed!)

The Helvetica font is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year! So this guy made a movie about it. Yes, a film about a typefont.

Your favorite aggregator sites, in comic form.

A (Conservative) People's History of New York City. Did you know there are only 312 people in New York?

Check this out: The number .999... equals 1. The proof is at Wikipedia. Actually, many proofs. (via Evil Mad Scientist)

Unfortunate baby name. Poor little girl, she did nothing to deserve this. (via Dump Trumpet)

Mentally unfit soldiers sent back to Iraq.

Rolling Stone takes a look at the endgame in the Iraq War.

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