Palace of Westminster and Parliament

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

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,...
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...
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...
Back of the dollar bill

What do the symbols on the 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...
Navy SEALs training

Why are they called Navy SEALs?

The SEALs are trained to operate in all environments (SEa, Air, and Land) for which they are named. The Navy SEALs are the U.S. Navy's primary special operations...

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