A spurious relationship is a correlation between two or more variables   caused

A spurious relationship is a correlation between two or more variables caused by another factor that is not being measured. Visit author Tyler Virgens page (http://www.tylervigen.com/spurious-correlations) and read through some of the incredible (and crazy) correlations he has found. Choose one of these spurious correlations and explain what variable (or variables) is not being measured to create this relationship.

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