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Amusing correlation story and some excuses

It seems it’s been a little while since my last update.  I have been busy with root canals, playing with infographics (a post on this will follow soon) and some upcoming training at work (more on this later too).

 

But, I loved this story on the BBC news website and wanted to share it with you:
Spurious correlations: margarine linked to divorce?

A man called Tyler Vigen has set up a website where he shows some interesting statistical correlations between variables such as maragrine consumption and divorce rates, Nicolas Cage films and people drowning in swimming pools.