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A butterfly flaps its wings in China. Five hours later, a porta-potty goes boom. While the local bloggerati has busied itself following the portable-toilet arsonist with glee, someone out there has gone to the trouble of tracking it all down, Asperger's style. A developer at nabe-news clearinghouse EveryBlock has put it all— and we mean all— into a spreadsheet: "At 6 a.m. someone calls the police for an alarm going off. When they show up to check, it 'seems secure'. By 10:47 p.m., there's a fire on the same block." See the connection now? [Derivative Works]