Speed Reads

Today in big

Here's what it looks like if you print out a million digits of pi on a single line

Turns out a million is huge. Printed out in quite small font, one million digits in a single row still takes over a mile of paper. It's so long that it takes an airplane runway to unroll the thing:

If you're curious how they got that gigantic roll printed, Brady Haran made a behind-the-scenes video here.