Correlation or Causation

In: Graphic Design (general) Humor

12 Dec 2011

Amusing examples of why you shouldn’t trust a lot of charts.  Thanks to Sam F. for sending me the link!


1 Response to Correlation or Causation



December 12th, 2011 at 4:11 pm

The example that came to mind is so obvious that I wondered if it inspired your charts. With the decline of the world’s pirate population, average global temperatures have increased, so sayeth the Flying Spaghetti Monster.

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