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American Pi: US Population Hit 314 Million People

Americans celebrate Pi Day on March 14 (3/14), but earlier this week on August 14, we celebrate something kind of related: Just after 2:29 p.m. EDT today, the American population reached 314,159,265, or [...]

The Venn Pie-agram

If it was labeled, it would have to read: strawberry lattice crust (right), blueberry crumb crust (left) and heaven in the middle.While it may be a little late for Pi Day, it’s still a great achievement in the world of geeky pies. Link Via Geeks Are Sexy

The Official Winners of the Pi Day Contest

Last month, I put up a post about the great geeky pies made for National Pi Day that included the one above that I speculated should win this year’s contest. Well, the results have finally been released and sure enough, Shannon N.’s creation won. You can check out the rest of the winners over at [...]

Pirate Ship Pie

After you feast your eyes on Jill’s Pi Day pies, take a look at this one Neatoramanaut Julienne sent us: Apple "pie-rate" ship by Susan of Diamonds for Dessert blog: Link [...]

Pi Gift Wrap

Pi Gift Wrap – $3.95 Happy Pi Day everyone. In honor of this irrational holiday we bring you the Pi Gift Wrap Paper from the NeatoShop.┬áBe sure to wrap up approximately 3.14 items in this fantastic paper. We strongly recommend one of them be the Cherry Pie Air Freshener. Mmm…Pi! Don’t forget to check out the NeatoShop [...]

The Winners of Serious Eats’ Pi Day Contest

Pi Day, March 14, is long gone, but Serious Eats has only now released the winners of their Pie Day Contest. The one above won first place, but I love the Pi Within A Pie. Link

Mac and Cheese Pie

Okay, I’m now very curious to try this: Mac N Cheese pie, as created by Just Jenn for the recent Pi Day. Gross or yummy? What do you think? Link – via That’s Nerdalicious

Pi-Pie Jigsaw Puzzle

Pi-Pie Jigsaw Puzzle – $6.95 Do you love Pi, Pie, and Puzzles? Behold the two-sided Pi-Pie Jigsaw Puzzle from the NeatoShop. Now you can devote your whole Pi Day to the things you love. Happy Pi day! Be sure to check out the NeatoShop for more fabulous Toys & Games!

Happy Pi Day!

(Video Link) This, being the fourteenth day of the third month, is National Pi Day — a day to recognize the mathematical constant of pi. In this video, the daughter of YouTube user kurtgodden recited the first 500 digits of pi in 90 seconds. She’s memorized the first 2,300. How will you celebrate pi day today? via Nerdcore

Introducing the Asymptotic High Fives T-Shirt!

The asymptotic high five is the closest thing we at mental_floss have to a secret handshake. Choreographed by Senior Editor Jenny Drapkin, it’s fun and nerdy and allows us to greet each other when we’re sick. And now it’s on a t-shirt! Now that the secret is out, there are three ways you can support the [...]