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19 Awesomely Revealing U.S. Maps You Won't Find in a Textbook

Aug 05, 2014

1. The map that suggests everyone in Wisconsin is drunk right now.

More info via Flowing Data

2. As is everyone in Oregon.

http://vinepair.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/per-capita-wineries-per-state-2012-heatmap-preview.png

More info via VinePair

3. The map that reveals every state's top porn search.

http://i2.wp.com/flowingdata.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/pornhub-searches.png
More info here

4. The map that proves you've probably been to Pizza Hut.
http://i0.wp.com/flowingdata.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/pizza-all-map-2c.png
More info here

5. The map that proves you've definitely been to Wal-Mart.

More info here

6. And McDonald's.

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2669/3950030287_5153c67d2f_o.jpg

More info here

7. The map that's trying to prove...something.

More info via I Love Charts

8. The map that suggests Oklahoma singles should attend the state fair.

http://sullydish.files.wordpress.com/2013/02/zi-1175-2013-j-f00-idsi-76-1.jpg

More info via Andrew Sullivan

9. The map that shows where you're most likely to get struck by lightning.

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More info here

10. The map that quantifies Florida's undying love for Rick Ross.

http://musicmachinery.files.wordpress.com/2014/02/distinctive_artist_map2.png

More info here

11. The map that shows Americans can't agree on how to pronounce crayon...

http://static2.businessinsider.com/image/51af5dbfecad04a94600000c-1200/americans-cant-even-agree-how-to-pronounce-crayon.jpg

More info here

12. ...or mayonnaise.

http://static1.businessinsider.com/image/51af5dc269bedd0e1b000004-1200/we-are-a-nation-divided-over-mayonnaise.jpg

More info here

13. The map that will make you feel poor.

http://frac.tl/richest/img/usamap.png

More info via Movoto

14. The map that will make Alaskans feel lonely.

http://38.media.tumblr.com/3e66b380e4f92b3f37869f1f8e4315eb/tumblr_n42t5sFIeE1sisl6fo1_1280.jpg

More info here

15. The map that quantifies the invasion of cows.

http://cdn1.vox-cdn.com/assets/4565291/animals2007_big.png

More info here

16. The map that highlights lake-monster sightings.

More info via Atlas Obscura

17. The map that confirms the spread of Smith.

http://bp3.uuuploads.com/fun-maps/fun-maps-14.jpg

More info via National Geographic

18. The map that proves there are no Oakland As fans.

http://si.wsj.net/public/resources/images/OB-ZH655_test_NS_20140330195902.jpg

More info here

19. And the map that will school a lot of you on state geography (or not).

http://ispol.com/sasha/remembered/remembered.png

More info here

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