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The Twin States apparently hate these v specific foodstuffs*

*According to the internet, which means it must be true, because they can’t put anything on the internet that isn’t true.

So TIL there’s a dating app called Hater that matches people not on their mutual interests, but on their shared hatreds, because people typically form strong bonds when they unite over a common hatred. Welp.

Anyway, Hater recently pulled together the most despised foods in every state to make, as Buzzfeed put it, a “hate-filled map.”

The Eastern U.S. "Hate Map," food edition. (Courtesy Hater, via Buzzfeed)

The Eastern U.S. “Hate Map,” food edition. (Source: Hater, via Buzzfeed)

New Hampshire opted for expensive cocktails which, OK, sure (live free or die, y’all), but Vermont’s pick was spray cheese, to which I say

What do you think of the results? Do you hate ’em or love ’em? Sound off in the comments!

The Twin States have interesting taste in paint colors

The most popular paint colors in all 50 states. (Source: Behr Paint)

The most popular paint colors in all 50 states. (Source: Behr Paint)

Behr Paint has unveiled the most popular paint colors in each of the 50 states, and I hate to sound clickbaity here, but the results may surprise you.

While I’m not shocked that folks in the Twin States were inspired by nature’s lush hues, I am struck by how different they are. New Hampshire’s favorite, “Gingko,” is a light, pale medium green, and Vermont’s pick, “Mermaid Sea,” is a rich blue-green. They’re kinda pretty, actually; they’re just on opposite ends of the green spectrum. It’s fitting, in a way. Green is my favorite color, so I’m pleased to see both states picked a green hue.

More importantly, how do I get a job coming up with names for paint colors? Help a girl out.

Check out the full piece here.