Jewish date: 9 Tishri 5771.
Today’s quasi-holidays: Constitution Day.
Today’s news and commentary:
- “Pi record smashed as team finds two-quadrillionth digit”: Intuition suggests finding later and later digits in π is something in the way of a mathematical game which, since π is an irrational number, will never end.
Image of the wrong sort of alarm clock, which is likely to be sent flying through the air, via WikipediaToday’s weird thing is the Flying Alarm Clock, which is a novel approach to getting its owner up by forcing the person being woken up to do a nontrivial task in order make it stop making a racket. See this somewhat lame video which demonstrates it:
Enjoy (or loathe this thing; your choice) and share the weirdness.