"We're about to enter 'burrito season.' Seriously."
"Getting rid of bed bugs: Trickier than ever"

"spurious correlations"

Lots of spurious correlation to use in an intro stats class. Two good ones:

Per capita consumption of margarine and the divorce rate in Maine. R-squared of .985.

Google searches for "how much wood can a woodchuck chuck" and kerosine used in Venezuela. R-squared of .799.

And the site gives you an easy tool to find your own. Here's one I found: The number of economists in the District of Columbia and jet fuel used in United Arab Emirates. R-squared of .928.

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