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There is still time to plan for your Pi Day Pie! Check out the how-to for this apple pie by Sharon from A Periodic Table. (via The Laughing Squid)

If apple is not your thing, Neatorama has 14 suggestions for Pi Day pies. Also, this is the best day ever to work for the internet. Between the glory of pies and the proud math geekery, it’s just been a fun day.

Yes, there is a way for you to make adorable chocolate dinosaurs. You can start by buying the molds on Amazon. (via Geeks Are Sexy)

  • By the way, Ohio State Senator Nina Turner, of the Viagra amendment Turners? She’s actually not joking about that. (via The Frisky)
  • Natalie Linden at The Hairpin had a conversation with her mother that didn’t go in the direction she thought it would, and she has shared it with us all for our amusement.

    MOM: “Anyway, I should go. Oh, and I’m going to comment on your internet smut.”

    ME: “You mean the sex scene I posted to my blog? Yeah, I heard you didn’t like it. Dad told me. And [my sister]. And [my cousin].”

    MOM: “No, honey, I didn’t. You know I’ve read a gazillion romance novels, and yours isn’t working.”

    ME: “Mom, I’m not writing a romance novel.”

    MOM: “I don’t care, Honey. If it’s going to be a good, exciting novel, you have to play the sex scenes very carefully. You can’t make it too graphic. You can’t say tits.”

    ME: “Tits is too graphic?”

    MOM: “Yes. It’s a derogatory term invented by a bunch of bald, fat barflies who couldn’t get any women. Or maybe hippies. I read your scene to my friend and she agreed with me. You have to be more careful with the wordage.”

    Also: Useful information about CIA agents and their erections. The more you know!

    An Iowa school hired a known homophobic hate group to lead an anti-bullying assembly and guess what happened? The students protested and walked out — after feeling bullied by the group. Example:

    [T]he group “divided the students up into girls and boys, told the girls that, quote, they’ll have mud on their wedding dresses if they’re not virgins before marriage,” and displayed photographs of aborted fetuses.

    You know, back in my day, we just performed Jerome McDonough‘s Alky. (via Mediaite)

    One word: Batmanicure. By DeviantARTist KayleighOC.

    Megan Lara has the perfect tee for you at Threadless if math is more your thing than Louis Vuitton. (via Fashionably Geek)

    Native Appropriations has a few things to say about Johnny Depp playing Tonto in Lone Ranger (which is now, officially, actually happening, and here is photographic evidence). While Depp can claim some Native American ancestry — Cherokee and Creek — this kind of imagery is still a bit troublesome for some.

    The genderswapped cast of The Lord of the Rings, courtesy of DeviantARTist CurrentObsessions99.

  • Get ready for a “Cowabunga” Christmas comeback for the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Their new movie is now set for a Christmas Day 2013 release date! Did you see that? I’m so ready to write for The New York Post!(via Geek Tyrant)
  • On a more current note, The Hunger Games will be released on 270 IMAX screens across the country (and 19 in the UK and France) when it comes out next Friday — that’s nine days from now — and some venues will offer 3:00 AM screenings. Wait, really? People will bravely fight the Battle of the Heavy Eyelids? In IMAX? Wow. (via Deadline)
  • Topless Robot has a picture from a contributor that is a Transformer who turns into the My Little Pony Rainbow Dash. Children of the ’80s can barely even stand it, speaking from firsthand experience.

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