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New Feature

Harry, the dribblingpensioner, has helped me to add a page for translating this Blog. Look at Menu Bar, below the top photo, and on the far right side you will see Translation. Thank you, Harry, for your patience, knowledge and generosity. —Allan

“Be master of your petty annoyances and conserve your energies for the big, worthwhile things. It isn’t the mountain ahead that wears you out – it’s the grain of sand in your shoe.”
Robert Service (1874 – 1958)

Celebrate Pi Day — 3.14.12

“Pi are round, CornbreadR²” —Southern Mathematical Corollary Today is Einstein’s birthday and the day to celebrate the irrational number for rational minds, Pi (3.141592653…..). According to Wikipedia, the Guinness-recognized record for remembered digits of π is 67,890 digits, held by Lu Chao, a 24-year-old graduate student from China. It took him 24 hours and 4 minutes to recite to the 67,890th…

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