Here you'll find a number of links to places on the Web that
honor pi in ways that can't be imitated. There are some amazingly
devoted fans of the number out there, and these sites offer a glimpse
into just what is possible when you have a computer and a truly
boundless love for pi.
We're just getting started on this collection of links for you. We
want to be sure we list only the ones that stand out from the crowd, so
give us a bit to pull them together. Below are a few of our
for your phone number, birthday, or patterns in 200 million digits of
»»» Make sure to scroll down
below the query boxes, where they've listed several quirky things
they've discovered in searching through the first couple hundred
with the sounds and colors of pi at Pi Nation, where they tell you to
"leave the math aside" and "just enjoy Pi."
»»» Find an inventive and
quirky Pi Art Tool, and download a ringtone of the first 60 digits,
played eerily on tubular bells in a minor key.
your devotion to Pi Day with your students through temporary tattoos and
The site offers a number of cute and quirky tattoos to adorn both
mathematicians and scientists, on Pi Day and year-round.
the digits proudly and artfully on your wall with a Michael Albert
http://www.cerealism.com (scroll down toward the bottom of the page)
»»» We've displayed a sample
poster and shared more about Michael's work
the Buffon's Needle experiment using an online simulator.
»»» It has a great
description of the math behind the experiment, and you have the ability
to drop needles, one by one.
»»» It offers the chance to
watch the needles drops in large numbers at high speeds. More
visually effective for showing how it hones in on 3.14.
a Pi Day e-card to your friends, family, and favorite teachers.
»»» This site offers eight
great cards to choose from, and it's completely free.
More to come!