In an ongoing and geekily hilarious collection of evidence in defense of the fact that correlation does not imply causation, Harvard law student Tyler Vigen shares charts showing “spurious correlations” — high correlation between two random, unrelated statistics.

Divorce and Margarine

Spurious Correlations - 01

Bedsheet Deaths and Ski Profits

Spurious Correlations - 02

Norwegian Oil and Train Accidents

Spurious Correlations - 03

Miss America and Murder

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