Author: Difference

The Difference Between Netflix and Hulu

The most noticeable difference between Hulu and Netflix is that they are two different companies. Both companies stream video content, films, television shows and documentaries, over various types of devices for a fee. The fees are similar, though Netflix offers higher platforms for multiple devices, HD devices and a DVD delivery service that costs more. Hulu does not offer a …

The Difference Between DUI and DWI

Many people get confused by legal terms, and the terms DUI and DWI are legal terms that describe drunk driving violations based on how drunk the driver was at the time of the violation. The two terms are both descriptions of violations, one being more severe than the other. In any case, in any state in the United States, a …

The Difference Between Hotel and Motel

Generally hotels are considered to be nicer and to offer more amenities than motels, but over the years this difference has changed some, or at least the gap between lesser hotels and nicer motels has certainly narrowed. Originally hotels were lodgings for travelers that offered more amenities to make short term stays more luxurious or at least enjoyable. Motels, on …

The Difference Between Hydrocodone and Oxycodone

Both Hydrocodone (Zohydro ER, Vicodine) and Oxycodone (Oxycontin, Percocet) are controlled substances and can be dangerous and addictive if they are not taken according to a doctor’s supervision. Both Oxycodone and Hydrocodone are powerful narcotics, prescribed to kill moderate to acute pain. The drugs can be used to treat arthritis, back pain, pain associated with cancer, and even dental pain. …

The Difference Between Nerd and Geek

Believe it or not, there is a difference between a nerd and a geek. Though the terms are very often used as interchangeable, they really are two different words that denote two different types of people. While you may call a friend, in jest, a nerd or a geek because they are being a tad strange, the words nerd and …

The Difference Between ACT and SAT

The modernized SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test) is designed to mimic the ACT (American College Testing) test, so both are very similar though there are a few differences. Colleges use the test scores from the SAT or the ACT as part of their Admission Requirements for new students, so you have to have a certain score or above to gain Admission …

The Difference Between Jail and Prison

While you may hear someone say ‘I’m going to jail’ or ‘I’m going to prison’, while they might think that they mean the same place they don’t. One would likely mean a short stay or a transitional stay while the other would likely lead to a more permanent residency. There are many differences between prisons and jails, however. Both incarcerate …

The Difference Between Psychiatrist and Psychologist

The easiest answer to this question is that psychiatrists practice psychiatry (a medical field that treats mental illnesses and emotional issues) while psychologists practice psychology (the study of the brain and human behaviors). There are, in fact, quite a few differences between a psychiatrist and a psychologist. The biggest difference is that a psychiatrist is an actual doctor, whereas a …

The Difference Between Pond and Lake

Is it a Pond or a Lake? So you have a great summer’s day planned, water, fishing, and swimming down at the old watering hole, sounds like a blast. But where are you going, are you going down to the pond or over to the lake? But wait a minute, you stop and think about it, and the pond and …

The Difference Between Quantitative and Qualitative

Qualitative and quantitative are descriptive words, both are adjectives, that describe measurements of two different types. To the point, quantitative refers to a volume of measurement, measuring by sheer numbers, whereas qualitative refers to a measurement of quality, or of merit. It basically comes down to quantity or volume versus quality or merit, when using these two terms. Where these …