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Riders killed by being thrown from animal or animal-drawn vehicle in noncollision accident
inversely correlates with
Apple stock price on January 1


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20052006200720082009
Riders killed by being thrown from animal or animal-drawn vehicle in noncollision accident
Deaths (US) (CDC)
9088827888
Apple stock price on January 1
Stock price (NASDAQ)
32.3972.3886.29199.2785.88
Correlation: -0.89092

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Divorce rate in Alabama
correlates with
Per capita consumption of whole milk (US)


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2000200120022003200420052006200720082009
Divorce rate in Alabama
Divorces per 1000 people (US Census)
5.55.45.45.24.94.94.94.54.34.4
Per capita consumption of whole milk (US)
Gallons (USDA)
7.77.47.37.276.66.56.15.95.7
Correlation: 0.970609

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Money spent on pets (US)
correlates with
Suicides by hanging, strangulation and suffocation


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2000200120022003200420052006200720082009
Money spent on pets (US)
Billions of dollars (Bureau of Economic Analysis)
39.741.944.646.849.853.156.961.865.767.1
Suicides by hanging, strangulation and suffocation
Deaths (US) (CDC)
5,6886,1986,4626,6357,3367,2487,4918,1618,5789,000
Correlation: 0.98556

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Marriage rate in Alabama
correlates with
Per capita consumption of whole milk (US)


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2000200120022003200420052006200720082009
Marriage rate in Alabama
Marriages per 1000 people (US Census)
10.19.49.99.69.49.29.28.98.68.3
Per capita consumption of whole milk (US)
Gallons (USDA)
7.77.47.37.276.66.56.15.95.7
Correlation: 0.952913

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Number of people killed by misusing a lawnmower
correlates with
UK: Military defense spending


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200820092010
Number of people killed by misusing a lawnmower
Deaths (US) (CDC)
438473
UK: Military defense spending
Millions of dollars ()
38,57940,24639,461
Correlation: 0.974155

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Biology/biomedical doctorates awarded (US)
correlates with
Total revenue generated by arcades (US)


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2000200120022003200420052006200720082009
Biology/biomedical doctorates awarded (US)
Degrees awarded (National Science Foundation)
5,8535,6945,6955,6965,9426,3666,6497,1877,7988,026
Total revenue generated by arcades (US)
Dollars in millions (US Census)
1,1961,1761,2691,2401,3071,4351,6011,6541,8031,734
Correlation: 0.961356

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Per capita conpumption of beef
inversely correlates with
Suicides by handgun


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2000200120022003200420052006200720082009
Per capita conpumption of beef
Pounds (USDA)
64.563.164.561.96362.562.862.159.658.1
Suicides by handgun
Deaths (US) (CDC)
3,5203,4893,5973,6723,6093,6543,6553,8014,1194,474
Correlation: -0.942143

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People who died by falling out of their bed
inversely correlates with
Persons killed in collision between car and pick-up truck or van


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199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010
People who died by falling out of their bed
Deaths (US) (CDC)
400450516551594503621626690737780718
Persons killed in collision between car and pick-up truck or van
Deaths (US) (CDC)
2581551541251191201007811059104108
Correlation: -0.776869

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Deaths caused by thrown or falling objects
correlates with
Visitors to Disneyland Paris


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2007200820092010
Deaths caused by thrown or falling objects
Deaths (US) (CDC)
664741630627
Visitors to Disneyland Paris
Millions (TEA)
1212.68812.7410.5
Correlation: 0.502043

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Precipitation in Alabama
correlates with
Staples: sales in billions


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20102011
Precipitation in Alabama
Avg Daily Precipitation (mm) (CDC)
3.293.47
Staples: sales in billions
Sales in billions ()
7.747.89
Correlation: 1

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Marriage rate in Virginia
correlates with
Per capita consumption of whole milk (US)


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2000200120022003200420052006200720082009
Marriage rate in Virginia
Marriages per 1000 people (US Census)
8.88.88.68.48.38.27.87.57.26.9
Per capita consumption of whole milk (US)
Gallons (USDA)
7.77.47.37.276.66.56.15.95.7
Correlation: 0.979792

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People who died by falling out of their wheelchair
correlates with
Cost for 16oz of potato chips(unadjusted)


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1999200020012002200320042005
People who died by falling out of their wheelchair
Deaths (US) (CDC)
169154157209274360356
Cost for 16oz of potato chips(unadjusted)
Dollars per pound (Bureau of Labor)
3.353.463.413.654.484.654.74
Correlation: 0.971706

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US crude oil imports from Saudi Arabia
inversely correlates with
Suicides by handgun


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199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010
US crude oil imports from Saudi Arabia
Millions of barrels (Dept. of Energy)
506556588554629547525519530551361394
Suicides by handgun
Deaths (US) (CDC)
3,4763,5203,4893,5973,6723,6093,6543,6553,8014,1194,4744,603
Correlation: -0.794819

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Total ABA Lawyers Nationally
inversely correlates with
Legal executions


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19992000200120022003200420052006200720082009
Total ABA Lawyers Nationally
Lawyers (ABA)
1,000,4401,022,4621,048,9031,049,7511,058,6621,084,5041,104,7661,116,9671,143,3581,162,1241,180,386
Legal executions
Deaths (US) (CDC)
8880636760525448403549
Correlation: -0.910803

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People who drowned after falling out of a fishing boat
correlates with
Physical copies of video games sold in the UK


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200820092010
People who drowned after falling out of a fishing boat
Deaths (US) (CDC)
511
Physical copies of video games sold in the UK
Millions of units ()
86.571.362.7
Correlation: 0.934181

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People who died by falling down the stairs
correlates with
Number of lawyers in Georgia


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19992000200120022003200420052006200720082009
People who died by falling down the stairs
Deaths (US) (CDC)
1,4211,3071,4621,5981,5881,6381,6901,8181,9171,9351,960
Number of lawyers in Georgia
Lawyers (ABA)
21,26821,36222,25423,13423,69824,36724,93025,63226,45927,22727,457
Correlation: 0.984153

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Precipitation in California
inversely correlates with
Sunlight in California


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Precipitation in California
Avg Daily Precipitation (mm) (CDC)
'79: 1.72; '80: 1.65; '81: 1.86; '82: 2.18; '83: 3.03; '84: 1.27; '85: 1.01; '86: 1.7; '87: 1.35; '88: 1.19; '89: 1.04; '90: 0.97; '91: 1.37; '92: 1.63; '93: 1.86; '94: 1.22; '95: 2.43; '96: 2.09; '97: 1.29; '98: 2.39; '99: 1.19; '00: 1.4; '01: 1.54; '02: 1.31; '03: 1.48; '04: 1.48; '05: 2.11; '06: 1.64; '07: 0.99; '08: 1.23; '09: 1.22; '10: 2.14; '11: 1.3
Sunlight in California
Sunlight (KJ/sq.m) (CDC)
'79: 19405.47; '80: 19261.98; '81: 19104.63; '82: 18761.21; '83: 18415.01; '84: 19051.14; '85: 19359.19; '86: 19359.02; '87: 19442.31; '88: 19463.32; '89: 19526.82; '90: 19504.24; '91: 19423.8; '92: 19292.85; '93: 19048.57; '94: 19318.45; '95: 18982.3; '96: 19062.19; '97: 19345.57; '98: 18535.99; '99: 19325.02; '00: 19138.07; '01: 19332.97; '02: 19678.21; '03: 19342.63; '04: 19791.89; '05: 19181.27; '06: 19195.91; '07: 19698.04; '08: 19842.65; '09: 19663.69; '10: 19255.82; '11: 19438.55
Correlation: -0.800248

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Females in California who slipped or tripped to their death
correlates with
Female Editors on Harvard Law Review


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20052006200720082009
Females in California who slipped or tripped to their death
Deaths (US) (CDC)
3233363237
Female Editors on Harvard Law Review
Women (Harvard Crimson)
914191219
Correlation: 0.946334

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Juvenile drug arrests (US)
correlates with
Juvenile arrests for pot possession (US)


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Juvenile drug arrests (US)
Arrests (DEA)
'90: 66,300; '91: 58,603; '92: 73,232; '93: 90,618; '94: 124,931; '95: 149,236; '96: 148,783; '97: 155,444; '98: 148,066; '99: 138,774; '00: 146,594; '01: 146,758; '02: 133,557; '03: 134,746; '04: 135,056; '05: 137,809; '06: 145,153; '07: 143,270; '08: 134,661; '09: 130,317
Juvenile arrests for pot possession (US)
Arrests (DEA)
'90: 20,940; '91: 16,490; '92: 25,004; '93: 37,915; '94: 61,003; '95: 82,015; '96: 87,712; '97: 94,046; '98: 91,467; '99: 89,523; '00: 95,962; '01: 97,088; '02: 85,769; '03: 87,909; '04: 87,717; '05: 88,909; '06: 95,120; '07: 97,671; '08: 93,042; '09: 90,927
Correlation: 0.967202

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People who died by falling down the stairs
correlates with
Suicides by jumping from a high place


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199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010
People who died by falling down the stairs
Deaths (US) (CDC)
1,4211,3071,4621,5981,5881,6381,6901,8181,9171,9351,9601,991
Suicides by jumping from a high place
Deaths (US) (CDC)
693607651740723676683725731709685781
Correlation: 0.668117

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