What is the difference between "house" and "trance" music?

I listen to absolutely anything (except a specific genre I wont mention in fear of being attacked by music lovers.. mmm). Now I wonder what exactly is the difference between "House" and "Trance" aswell as whether there's a difference between say "dance", "techno"... show more I listen to absolutely anything (except a specific genre I wont mention in fear of being attacked by music lovers.. mmm).

Now I wonder what exactly is the difference between "House" and "Trance" aswell as whether there's a difference between say "dance", "techno" &"club"?
I love a good base!

A well defined answer will be much appreciated!
Thanx
Update: Thanks 4 all answers!! They ALL helped, but needed to choose one only , sorry
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