A Statistical Analysis Of Your Horoscope

by Stephen Von Worley on January 19, 2011

Horoscope Word Chart

On Ophiuchus and the rest of the recent new Zodiac kerfuffle, I must call Bullshittarius: the astrological sign of the Red Herring. Why? Because David McCandless and friends have analyzed the text of 22,000 online horoscopes and found that they’re different permutations of the same few words, more or less.

Liberally paraphrased: forget that silly Zodiac and indulge in the nibbly-sweet soothsaying pleasures of the fortune cookie.

[Horoscoped via @infobeautiful]

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