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...
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...
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...

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