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Pie Not Pi Day

The calendar numbers for today are not interpreted as visual equivalents of the mathematical formula for π because today is not March 14th. Not only that, but it’s too early to select a recipe for the pie to be served … Continue reading

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Joan Of Arc And The Dangers Of Cross Dressing

Joan of Arc, one of the most celebrated heroines of all time, died because of her practice of cross-dressing.  Of course the legend is much more nuanced than this condensed sentence suggests, but, in a nugget, that’s what happened. Medieval … Continue reading

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