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This week we loved a day dedicated to desserts (duh), a movie about a young Nancy Drew-esque character, and an unofficial holiday that should totally become an official holiday.

Pi(e) Day

Yesterday was 3/14… AKA the first three digits of pi. Around the world, that’s celebrated as Pi Day! (See the video at left for a pretty cool tribute to Pi Day using dominoes.) You probably haven’t thought about pi (or “π”) since high school math class when you learned that pi is the the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter — and then promptly forgot it. No matter, Pi Day is an excuse to eat delicious pie! There’s even a website dedicated exclusively to Pi Day, so avid fans can buy merchandise and try to memorize the number that’s been calculated to more than one trillion digits beyond its decimal point. For me, I’ll pass, but I will take a slice of apple pie. Yum.