Why are we all so enamored with maps highlighting factoids about the 50 states? I’m in love with maps. More maps, please. Click to enlarge any of them.
Apparently, it’s against the law in Oklahoma to read comic books while you drive, but hey, it’s totally OK to text.
Unless you’re driving a bus or are a novice driver, you can text while you drive in Oklahoma.
According to this map, most of the missed connections in Oklahoma that were advertised on Craig’s List were made at the State Fair.
This rare 1954 map of the United States features the following subjects on Oklahoma: buffalo, wheat, oil fields, irrigation, military bases and natural gas. Basically, nothing has changed in 60 years. Source: Barry Rudeman maps. Click to enlarge.
According to this map the thing Oklahoma has to be most ashamed about is being #1 for female incarceration.
This maps points out that we are also really bad about eating our fruits and veggies. Maybe if we didn’t lock up so many mothers…
According to this map, the country Oklahoma is most similar to is Thailand.
According to this map, the most popular brand from Oklahoma is Sonic.
According to this map, Oklahoma is the best at number of alternative fuel vehicles.
This is the United States of Coffee map. Apparently, there is a Tim Horton’s coffee shop in Oklahoma. Caribou, too. I’ve never heard of either one of them. We have a Dunkin Donuts on May Avenue in Oklahoma City, but we didn’t score a hot pink dot on the map. #FaultyMap. Also, the most popular coffee shop in Oklahoma is 7-11. Ha! They just don’t have tables and chairs and charge 79 cents instead of $9 for a cup of coffee.
Here’s a timely map. The NCAA tournament field.
Here’s a map showing all the states with their flags. The HEX code on our flag is unique. The shape of Oklahoma is a total tool for designers. Unless you put it in a circle like This Land does, it’s practically impossible to work into a decent design. It must always be flush right to look right. Centering is even worse than flush left.
These are the problems I deal with, people.