And the funniest thing is that the dude seems to be serious
I looked it up figuring that it would be an article having fun with the ordinary person's confusion of correlation with cause. Instead I found a guy who appears seriously to believe that he has found a link between the two sets of data, in that (according to his theory) a single fundamental law underlies both phenomena. The really funny thing is that he genuinely seems to think he's figured out something real. Which means that overthinkingit.com, which I assumed was a deliberate parody site like The Onion, may be that even rarer and even more delightful bird -- the unintentional self-parody site.
So now my day is made. Thanks, boss.