+ Brad lists the top 10 'Happiest States' to line in. I have never lived in any of them:
07. Washington State
Utah: score one for clean livin' ;-)
If you click through to the article, you see I have lived in one of the bottom 10: Oklahoma (although Tulsa was plenty nice).
Iowa and SC are middle 20%. NC is in the 30 to 40 range. Interesting.
+ Horses first domesticated 5,000 years ago
This article, of course, made me think that maybe the Botai are the ProtoIndoEuropeans.