Because Data... The Global Consciousness Project
This website provides data collected during notable national and world events. Here's a excerpt...
Meaningful Correlations in Random Data
"When human consciousness becomes coherent, the behavior of random systems may change. Random number generators (RNGs) based on quantum tunneling produce completely unpredictable sequences of zeroes and ones. But when a great event synchronizes the feelings of millions of people, our network of RNGs becomes subtly structured..."