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March 14 – Pi Day

Pi Day is an annual celebration commemorating the mathematical constant π (the Greek letter pi), the symbol for the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter. Pi Day is celebrated around the world – usually with edible … Continue reading

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March 5 – National Absinthe Day

Absinthe is a green alcoholic beverage that takes its name from Artemisia absinthium, the botanical name for the bitter herb wormwood, known in French as ‘Grande absinthe’. The essential oils in wormwood contain the chemical Thujone, which is a toxin … Continue reading

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For Valentine’s Day – Richard Feynman’s Tribute to A Love That Transcended Death

Richard Feynman (May 11, 1918 – February 15, 1988) was a colorful, eccentric (some might even say wacky), brilliant thinker who is generally considered one of the two or three leading physicists of the latter half of the twentieth century. … Continue reading

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February 13 – National Pancake Day

Pancake Day, also called Shrove Tuesday, Fat Tuesday and Mardi Gras (which is French for “Fat Tuesday”), is the last day of feasting before Lent begins on Ash Wednesday. The name comes from the tradition of eating pancakes on this … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays!

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