The Best and the Worst of the States: Texas, We're Schizophrenic

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Via our sister blog at Seattle Weekly comes this pair of maps, put together by the Mother Nature Network. One map shows what each state is best at -- what it leads the nation in -- and the other shows where each state comes up short the most.

Texas, we're not going to quote Dickens, either by a certain book title or the opening line to said book, but consistent, you're not.

Tops in wind power? Groovy. Green. Cutting-edge.

But here's the other map:

Most CO2 emissions? Not so hip.

Of course, we could be Connecticut, which has the highest rate of pancreatic cancer for its "worst" listing, while the only thing they could come up with for the "best" was "cleanest teeth."

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