Sunday, November 26, 2006

Ecuador's Correa claims victory

More changes in South America.

Three exit polls and an unofficial quick count indicated Mr Correa had gained around 57% of the vote while Alvaro Noboa polled about 43%


In October, 2006, a Japanese mental health counselor recited pi to 100,000 decimal places from memory, apparently setting a new world record. Akira Haraguchi, 60, needed more than 16 hours to recite the number. In 2002, University of Tokyo mathematicians used a computer to calculate pi to 1.24 trillion decimal places.