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President Barack Obama was reelected in a tense and polarized political environment—we knew there would be anger, disappointment, and ranting tweets from Donald Trump—but secession?

In just one week since voting day, almost 700,000 people from all 50 states have signed petitions to secede from the union of the United States of America and to create their own new government. Although keep in mind that the names of the signatories have not been verified and anyone can sign as many petitions as they like.

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OptimistiCartography: Every State is Good at Something

An infographic that lists something—from PhDs to teen pregnancies—that each state has or produces more of than its forty-nine rivals.

Want to join a gang? Illinois is your best bet, with between 8 and 11 gang members per 1000 residents. Enjoy both mountains and meth? Nevada has more of both than any other state in the union. Fat and generous? You'll be in good company in Mississippi, which has the highest percentage of charitable donations against income as well as the highest obesity rate in the nation.

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