The earliest appearance of π in scientific literature Photograph: Gareth Roberts  In 1706, William Jones – a self-taught mathematician and one of Anglesey’s most famous sons – published his seminal work, Synopsis palmariorum matheseos, roughly translated as A summary of achievements in mathematics.  It is a work of great historical interest because it is where the symbol π appears for the first time in scientific literature to denote the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter…

The earliest appearance of π in scientific literature Photograph: Gareth Roberts In 1706, William Jones – a self-taught mathematician and one of Anglesey’s most famous sons – published his seminal work, Synopsis palmariorum matheseos, roughly translated as A summary of achievements in mathematics. It is a work of great historical interest because it is where the symbol π appears for the first time in scientific literature to denote the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter…

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Designed to give an optical illusion of strength and security - hinge packing tape by Korean Collective mmiinn.

Designed to give an optical illusion of strength and security - hinge packing tape by Korean Collective mmiinn.

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Love kitchen gadgets? Here are a few that you might want, but probably do not need.
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This week's build comes from John Coates. He has done this build inside the newer In Win 303 case, which has an interesting internal design. The build has a

In this instructable I'm going to show you how you can make your very own automatic plant watering system. The best part? This solution requires no pump!The benefit of using an automatic watering system is that you avoid having your plants start to dry out, and you also wont accidentally soak your plants. The moisture is kept at the perfect level for your plants and you end up using less water!There's a lot of different automatic watering systems out there. These seem to work great however…

In this instructable I'm going to show you how you can make your very own automatic plant watering system. The best part? This solution requires no pump!The benefit of using an automatic watering system is that you avoid having your plants start to dry out, and you also wont accidentally soak your plants. The moisture is kept at the perfect level for your plants and you end up using less water!There's a lot of different automatic watering systems out there. These seem to work great however…

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The Man Who Invented Florida (Dead Letter Mysteries), http://www.amazon.com/dp/0312953984/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_awd_Ny0Srb1Z26CF2

The Man Who Invented Florida (Dead Letter Mysteries), http://www.amazon.com/dp/0312953984/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_awd_Ny0Srb1Z26CF2

Pi Day 2015: meet the man who invented π  Palmarioriu mathesos Photograph: Gareth Roberts

Pi Day 2015: meet the man who invented π Palmarioriu mathesos Photograph: Gareth Roberts

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