eggheads, wannabes, 'tists and experts alike...they dig the graphs man.

via sda:

Self-crunching data

The stats don't lie: If the US stopped importing oil from Norway, and passed a law forcing ski resorts to reduce the price of ski passes, it would save lives.

The science is settled. We must act now.

Self-crunching data - Small Dead Animals

Number of people who died by becoming tangled in their bedsheets correlates with Total revenue generated by skiing facilities (US)

US crude oil imports from Norway correlates with Drivers killed in collision with railway train

and to stay current and trendy, I'll offer you a couple of causes to celeb about: