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The numerical value of Pi appears on a sheet of graph paper.

It's pi day ... with a twist

Mar 13, 2015
MIT's admissions notifications are going out at a thoroughly appropriate hour.
Posted In: Massachusetts, Admissions, Pi Day
Gold bars

Apple's invented a new way to make 18-karat gold

Mar 11, 2015
Apple files a patent for "metal matrix composite."
Posted In: apple, apple watch, wearables
This is Janet Yellen.

Janet Yellen needs to work on her brand

Mar 10, 2015
Marketplace listeners are the 14 percent.
Posted In: Janet Yellen, Federal Reserve, economists
So many clocks, so little time.

Daylight Savings, a thing that exists for no discernable reason

Mar 9, 2015
There's not much evidence that Daylight Savings Time actually cuts down on electricity use.
Posted In: daylight saving time, apple watch, electricity
Macroeconomics can sometimes be humorous.

The Fed's 2009 transcripts show 299 'instances of laughter'

Mar 4, 2015
The Federal Reserve released their 2009 transcripts, all 1,648 pages.
Posted In: The Federal Reserve, transcript, Janet Yellen
Progress is hard to come by in Congress.

The DHS gets funded ... for now

Mar 3, 2015
Meanwhile, a showdown over debt could be looming.
Posted In: Congress, DHS, CBO, debt
Cisco CEO John Chambers, one of the many, many CEOs named John.

Among CEOs, women are outnumbered by men named John

Mar 2, 2015
On the S&P, there are four Johns, Roberts Williams or Jameses for every female CEO
Posted In: gender equality, ceo, data
House Speaker John Boehner

John Boehner doesn't enjoy congressmen wearing jeans

Feb 27, 2015
During a dress code reminder the Speaker told lawmakers, "You know who you are."
Posted In: jeans, Congress, John Boehner

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