Navy SEALs

Why are they called Navy SEALs?

The Navy SEALs are the U.S. Navy's primary special operations force and are part of the Naval Special Warfare Command. Among the SEALs' functions are conducting small-unit military operations...
Dollar Bill Back

What do the symbols on back of the U.S. dollar bill mean?

Pull out a dollar bill or use this image for reference as you read through this post. The pyramid and the eagle on the back...
union jack flag

What is the difference between the United Kingdom, Great Britain, Britain, and England?

I'm going to start off using high-level terms and get more specific as the post goes on. I'll also be using the terms island,...
Supreme Court

How much money do Supreme Court justices make?

Supreme Court justices definitely aren't starving. Chief Justice John Roberts earns $223,500 per year, while the eight associate justices earn $213,900 annually. These salaries usually...
Congress Hall

Where did the political terms left-wing and right-wing come from?

Today, the terms “left-wing” and “right-wing” are used to refer to liberal and conservative politicians, respectfully. These labels originated from...

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