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Map Shows What Each State Does Better Than Other States

Jennifer Bui/Thrillist

When you spend time in different states across the country, you realize how unique each one really is. Different cultures, different environments, different historical pasts. Sure, we’re all Americans, but each state does life their own way. So what does each state do best?

The folks over at Thrillist put together this map that shows the unique strengths of every state. They used a hodgepodge of sources from census data to academic studies.

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The map reveals some interesting tidbits about the Southern states. Mississippi, for instance, gets more sleep per night than any other state. Alabama has the most concealed carry licenses. Florida has the most 4-year-olds in preschool. And here in Texas, we create the most wind energy. If you’ve ever driven through West Texas, that shouldn’t come as much of a surprise.

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Map Shows What Each State Does Better Than Other States