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Archives for March, 2010

Happy Birthday Erin!

Happy Birthday to you, Happy Birthday to you, Happy Birthday dear Erin Happy Birthday to you! …and many more!…

When we think of our planet’s water, we usually think of the vast saltwater oceans that contain 97 percent of it. But the other three percent is equally important to ecosystems and to life as we know it: freshwater found above ground in lakes, rivers, and ponds, and underground in aquifers and streams. World Water…

Pie Winners!

Whoever coined the phrase “easy as pie” probably never had to cut 100 tiny digits out of crust. But hard work has paid off for Claudette, whose 100-Digit-Pie is the winner of the 2nd Annual Pi Day Pie Bakeoff! Congratulations, Claudette, you just won $314.16! And although rounding to the nearest cent pains us, the…

The 2010 Pi Day Bake-Off was such a smashing success that it would be a challenge for even the most extreme pie enthusiast to fairly judge all 35 entries. So we’ve gone ahead and narrowed it down for you to what we hope you will agree are ten very deserving finalists. We based our choices…

ScienceBlogger Pies!

If coming back for seconds is indulgent, then this eighth helping of Pi Day Pies makes us pure hedonists. But hey, the dessert table is the new water cooler. First, Travis Saunders and his girlfriend cobbled together their own entry on Obesity Panacea, a vegetarian Raspberry Pie that uses agar instead of gelatin. With apple…

Eyes on the Pies

Like Little Jack Horner, we at ScienceBlogs are not above sitting in a corner and sticking our thumbs into pies. Which is why we’re not allowed to have pies in the office. Plums are all fine and dandy, but what else we could pull out of these amazing creations? Domestigoth gets creative with the Citric…

A Pie in the Sky

We’re running out of pie references to use here, so bear with us. In this post we have a Chicken Tikka Masala pie from Duchess Shiraz, a classic Apple Pi pie from Kate Gaudry, a Stuffed Mac & Cheese Pie with 4-Herb Crust and an Avocado’s Number Pie from Veronica Vadakan, and a Cookie Cake…

What’s this? Pies?

Forget the chase, let’s cut to the filling. Inspired by Harold and Maude, Matthew Rowley searched high and low for a Ginger Pie recipe before putting one together himself. Like the film, this custardy creation brings together young ginger and aged rum, but unlike the film, nobody has to die. If you already had pie…

Happy Pi Day! And More Pie

Well, it is finally Pi Day—mathematicians and scientists rejoice! The number of pies in our inbox doubled overnight, and we woke up to a virtual bakery’s worth of pastries. What did we find? We’ll have to break it into two posts… In the first we have Stephanie Patterson’s Corned Beef Hash pie and Blueberry Cherry…

The Pies are Piling Up

As the deadline for the 2010 Pi Day Pie Bake-Off approaches, the entries are stacking up. In addition to the pies we’ve already posted here on Page 3.14, three of our own ScienceBloggers have thrown their hats in the ring. It’s a good thing we don’t actually have the pies here at ScienceBlogs headquarters to…