HUMOR & Funny graphs show correlation does not imply causation #ResearchStatistics

“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

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Bedsheet Deaths and Ski Profits

FIGURE Spurious-Correlations-02-685x442
See seven more correlated but completely unrelated stats at …