3.14. The one day of the year you wish you’d paid more attention in math class. It’s Pi Day, you’ve probably heard. 3.1415926535897932blahblahblahblahblah.
But there’s even bigger news today. Vi Hart, who — for reasons not yet explained — stopped doing her quirky math-related videos and just started posting videos of her microwave timer counting down, is back in the real world.
And she hates what you think about Pi. Which is why we love her so.
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
NewsCut is a blog featuring observations about the news. It provides a forum for an online discussion and debate about events that might not typically make the front page. NewsCut posts are not news stories but reflections , observations, and debate.