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#2560 Confounding Variables 

You can find a perfect correlation if you just control for the residual.
xkcd.com/2560/

#2560 Confounding Variables 

@xkcd The good news here are that scientists learn which variables to control and their colleagues can criticize their bullshit. The bad news are that shitheads will buy major media and pay their staff to spread biased statistics to their readers, who obviously lack scientific education.

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