Mapping America by the 7 Deadly Sins

Finally, a color-coded map that let’s us see exactly where Americans commit the seven deadly sins. Geographers from Kansas State University have created these seven U.S. maps, one for each of the transgressions of wrath, envy, greed, gluttony, sloth, lust and pride. The geographers’ methodology involved looking at available correlated stats like the number of fast food restaurants (for gluttony), the amount of reports of theft (for envy) and the prominence of STDs (for lust). Though the maps were first created back in 2009, thanks to a recent mention on the blog Memolition, the deadly sins maps are making the rounds again, even landing on the front page of Yahoo! …

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