This week's theme: correlation vs. causality, and other odds and ends
In yet another entry into the "correlation does not equal causation" category, there is a strong, positive correlation between autism and... organic produce!
10 CRIME MYTHS, DEBUNKED
The Urban Institute debunks 10 popular crime myths, uncovering the truth that suburbs are not necessarily safer than cities, crime is not getting "worse," and who is (and is not) the most common criminal.
TRICK OR TREAT
Yale economist Dean Karlan treats trick-or-treating as a behavioral science experiment, and comes to some startling conclusions...