Last year Tyler Vigen put together a fun project that found strong correlation between random things, such as divorce rate and cheese consumption or honey production and political action committees. The continuously running script has found over 30,000 ridiculous correlations to date. Now it’s a book. It fits well in your hands as you go number two.
Spurious Correlations, the book
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Goodbye, Mid-Range Shot
There’s a space on the basketball court called “mid-range.” It’s actually not off-limits. In fact, people used to shoot these so-called “mid-range” shots.
A Day in the Life: Women and Men
Using the past couple of years of data from the American Time Use Survey, I simulated a working day for men and women to see how schedules differ. Watch it play out in this animation.