Google determines correlation between cookies, dieting

A stunning, completely unanticipated revelation: once a year, sometime in mid-December, Google searches on the word "cookies" spike. Almost immediately afterwards, there's a spike in searches for the word "diet." But what could this possible mean? Is there some relationship between people's interest in protecting their privacy by removing Web browser cookies, and their interest in the Japanese legislature? Keep reading...

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