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Algorithm Reveals Link Between Sour Cream And Traffic Accidents

<b>“</b>Data suggest: marriages in Alabama are causing deaths by electrocution, divorces in South Carolina are causing bees to produce more honey, and Nicolas Cage movies are saving thousands of lives each year.<p>Tyler Vigen created a program, appropriately titled Spurious Correlations, that finds correlations between random data sets and produces a chart every minute. Thus, the .95 correlation between mozzarella cheese consumption and civil engineering doctorates is finally uncovered. The sets appear …

Falling short: seven writers reflect on failure

• Diana Athill: 'It is possible to make use of failure, and forget it'<br>• Margaret Atwood: 'Get back on the horse that threw you'<br>• Julian Barnes: …

Will there finally be justice for Daniel Morgan?

A judge-led inquiry may uncover extensive police and media corruption over 25 years.<p>The Home Secretary’s announcement today of a judge-led panel to …

Daniel Morgan murder: panel to investigate police failings

As the government announced a judge-led independent panel to examine police failings over the 1987 murder of private detective Morgan, Dave Cook, the …

Venezuela inflation hits nearly 30% | Financial Times

Print this page<p>Some honeymoon. Barely a month into his presidential term, and the situation facing Nicolas Maduro is decidedly unenviable.<p>Try as he …

The modern history of swearing: Where all the dirtiest words come from

<b>(Imgorthand via iStock)</b><p>As society evolves, so do our curse words. Here’s how some of the most famous ones developed — and a few new ones<p>Melissa Mohr<p>May 11, 2013 12:30pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Holy Sh*t: A Brief History of Swearing”<p>The 18th and 19th centuries’ embrace of linguistic delicacy and …