No number has captured the attention and imagination of people throughout the ages as much as the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter. Pi is infinite and, in The Joy of Pi it proves to be infinitely intriguing. With incisive historical insight and a refreshing sense of humor, David Blatner explores the many facets of pi and humankind's fascination with it - from the ancient Egyptians to the modern-day Chudnovsky brothers, who have calculated pi to eight billion digits.
"A great start for those who love math."
Witty and insightful, Men's Health writers Joe Kita, Lisa Jones, Hugh O'Neill, Ron Geraci and others share their personal and often comical experiences as they tackle the universal topics of love, life, and exactly how to find and keep that special someone.
"Good nuts and bolts advice."
The accidental death of Mickey Fahey leaves his wife Rhiann paralyzed by grief, his stepson Jimmy cutting school and drinking. The widow's problems are compounded by the unwanted advances of her dead husband's friend. Rhiann does her best to cope, going back to work, dealing patiently with her son's misbehavior, telling Rory Sinter she's not interested.