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June 22, 2009

The voting age in Iran is 18.
Source: CIA World Factbook

June 21, 2009

The literacy rate in Iran is estimated at 77 percent (83.5 percent for men and 70.4 percent for women).
Source: CIA World Factbook

June 20, 2009

The word "solstice" comes from Latin and means "sun stands still."
Source: National Geographic

June 19, 2009

Prior to 1935, Iran was known as Persia.
Source: CIA World Factbook

June 18, 2009

With a population estimated at 66.4 million, Iran is the 20th largest nation on earth.
Source: CIA World Factbook

June 17, 2009

The average commuting time for New Jersey residents is 30 minutes.
Source: Census Bureau

June 16, 2009

Males were four times more likely than females to die from unintentionally drowning in 2005 in the U.S.
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

June 15, 2009

In 2005, almost 30 percent of children age 1 to 4 years old who died, died from drowning.
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

June 14, 2009

In 2005, there were 3,582 fatal unintentional drownings in the U.S.; that’s an average of 10 deaths per day.
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

June 14, 2009

In 2005, there were 3,582 fatal unintentional drownings in the U.S.; that’s an average of 10 deaths per day.
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention