The Golden Gate Bridge at night

How did the Golden Gate Bridge get its name?

Contrary to popular belief, the Golden Gate Bridge is not named for its nighttime golden appearance. The Golden Gate Bridge is named after the...
Supreme Court Justices

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...
New Zealand Street Art

Is there an Old Zealand?

New Zealand was named after the westernmost Dutch province named Zeeland. So, technically, Zealand is the "old Zealand." The first Western explorer to discover what...
Air Force Salute

Why do members of the military salute each other?

Some speculate that the salute dates back to Roman times when soldiers raised their hands as a form of greeting or respect, but there...
prince andrew

What is the difference between a crown prince and a prince?

A crown prince is a male member of a monarch's family that is first in line to inherit the throne. This is usually the monarch's...

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