What to Do on Square Root Day for Fun

This is a bit late for today as I only recently found out about it, but perhaps you can apply it on May 5th, 2025.

Square Root Day is when the date, month and last two digits of the year can be written as a multiplication equation for a square number. Today, April 4th, 2016, is one such example with 4 x 4 = 16. The next one is May 5th, 2015 as said, and there are only 9 Square Root Days to a century.

Some people, like Scientific American, doesn’t think there’s much fun that can be had like Pi Day. Well, it depends on how you do it, and if you’ve got the personality for it. Here are some ideas for what to do for fun on Square Root Day:

  • Act square (let’s see you do something that fun with a pie!)
  • Get a root canal while acting square (OK, not so fun)
  • Square off over the root cause of something (this can be very fun and intellectual)
  • Square off over the root cause of something, with drawing squares for guns
  • Root for some thing or somebody square
  • Eat square stuff
  • Eat from square plates or bowls, or drink any concoction from square glasses
  • Make a square pie and eat that!
  • Post a square photo on Instagram

If you see this and it’s still Square Root Day, get out and do something and have some fun!

Happy Square Root Day!

Vietaliano Cuisine – Steamed White Rice with Pasta Sauce and Meat

Pasta sauce and meat with steam white rice and veggies

Pasta sauce and meat with steamed white rice and veggies

Tonight on Wok with Tan, who ever said pasta sauce had to be eaten with pasta? Not this guy!

Lately, I’ve been making pasta with tomato pasta sauce, meat, and white mushrooms and baby spinach put in the boiling pot just before I turn it off to soften the two a bit, with more meat and other veggies than I need with my pasta dish. I then the save the extra to eat the night after with steamed white rice, in a new batch of pasta sauce that I heat up together with the cold extras from the fridge, rather than doing it with a microwave.

I then add a fresh batch of green onions and cilantro to give it a touch of zing and aroma, and voilà!

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Very Easy DIY Wheel or Ringed Buttons

While looking for buttons today, I was once again dissatisfied with the selection seen in the local fabric store. I think I’ve ruined things for myself by having visited Fashion Districts in New York and Los Angeles that the local stores in small city Halifax will never be able to satisfy me again. However, an idea popped into my head and I was able to walk away with some useful, as well as unique, buttons! Well, that is until someone exactly copies this idea. 🙂

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