For crazy stats checkers, here are some Spurious Correlations

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  1. Tensegrity

    Tensegrity Elite Member

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    A friend shared this with me today, had a good laugh!


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    http://www.tylervigen.com/

    Just something to remember next time your conspiracy theorist friend starts talking about chemtrails.

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  2. Trepanated

    Trepanated Supreme Member

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    I like that.

    Someone said you can use statistics to prove anything.

    What they should have said was 'idiots can use statistics to prove anything'

    I wonder how long it will take for one of those graphs to be cited as proof of it's joke point by some gullible nutcase.
     
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