xkcd pokes fun at correlation and causation again. Funny every time.
fun fact, hat guy may be right this time, since cell phones may be caused by almost everything that preceded them in our society :)
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The ever so popular Walmart growth map gets an update, and yes, it still looks like a wildfire. Sam’s Club follows soon after, although not nearly as vigorously.
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