3.14 Pie Recipes to Honor Pi Day

Pi (or π) is that magic mathematical constant 3.14159... used to calculate a circle's circumference from its diameter. That might not mean much to most, but it is one of the most widely-known constants both inside and outside the scientific community. Attempts to memorize its value have led brainiacs and trivia-hounds alike to be able recall over 70,000 digits. Instead of plopping down…

Mouraria: A Filthy Bastion of Hope

Mouraria may be one of the last bastions of hope in what seems to be quickly becoming Brooklyn, Portugal. Mouraria's filth, character, colorfulness, and diversity are the exact opposite of the carefully crafted simulacrum of these urban elements at, say, LX Factory. As an eight-month resident of the neighborhood, I have had the privilege of exploring its…