What do you do when you can't decide on a new capital for your country? According to history, just build a new city! You can click on the title to learn more!
Where is Thanksgiving Celebrated?
Image Credit: Marie Assenat | Thanksgiving is not just an American holiday, and is celebrated in many, many nations around the world! Happy Thanksgiving/Harvest Day! You can click on the title to learn more!
Why do Austria and Australia Have Such Similar Names?
It is mostly because of this guy pictured above - Pedro Fernandes de Queirós Introduction Austria and Australia are very far apart, yet their names are similar enough to cause confusion for even politicians! How have these two very different areas gotten such similar names? The short answer: Aristotle, selfish nationalism, a misspelling, and confusion. … Continue reading Why do Austria and Australia Have Such Similar Names?
The Cinderella State
A Map of Australia's States and Territories Introduction The term “Cinderella State” is used in Australian politics when one believes their state is of a disadvantage to other Australian states in regards to its relation to the federal government pertaining to their economic and political needs. It comes from the character Cinderella, who herself was … Continue reading The Cinderella State
The Fall of the Penny
A Canadian Penny Introduction You may know that to produce a one-cent coin is to lose a large amount of money, for it usually costs more to make than what you would profit. This is why Canada, along with many other countries, has opted out of using the penny. Who Has Stopped Using the Penny? … Continue reading The Fall of the Penny