From Prof. Maximovsky’s research notebooks:
Blowback magnitude at a certain place -- measured in kilovolts per second -- is a function of the GTR (Gravity of the Triggering Rumor), of the density and alienation of the local Muslim population, and of the seasonally adjusted Mohammedan Horse-Shit Factor (MHF) applicable for that place and time.
Check for robustness against standard specimen panel. Kurtosis likely. Check with Fatso.