Friday, March 13, 2015

SATURDAY 3/14/15; Pi Day

Today is dubbed Pi Day in honor of the mathematical constant very important in geometry; 3.141592653. Pi has digits that go on for infinity. Pi Day only occurs once each century. The first five digits create the 3/14/15 date. Adding further fun, the exact time for Pi is 9:26 AM EST and 53 seconds. So this morning be sure to pay homage to the Greek mathematicians as you enjoy breakfast.

Errant gunfire from ISIS Islamic radicals wounds a US soldier at 

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A car bomb plot is uncovered by the FBI in Saudi Arabia prompting the closing of the US Embassy through Monday. The State Department warns all Americans to limit or avoid travel to Saudi Arabia.

Pope Francis cryptically eludes to retiring in two to five years following Pope Benedict’s lead but perhaps instead his words are in reference to prophecy where God may plan a short few-year reign for the popular pontiff. The Pope is opening the door to allowing priests to marry in the future although the church is slow to change.

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