19 September 2007
Why it's so hot these days
You may be interested to know that global warming, earthquakes, hurricanes, and other natural disasters are a direct effect of the shrinking numbers of Pirates since the 1800s. For your interest, I have included a graph of the approximate number of pirates versus the average global temperature over the last 200 years. As you can see, there is a statistically significant inverse relationship between pirates and global temperature.
The question, of course, is whether simply talking like a pirate is enough to bring down the temperature.
(Via Dr. B.)Posted at 6:25 AM to Weather or Not
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