The Olympics are the words on everyone's lips right now. Browse just about anywhere online and prepare yourself to be hit with a dose of Team GB fever. And how can you not get excited? It's the Olympics -- one of the biggest celebrations of sporting talent on earth AND it's in Rio!
While the movie Braveheart elicits eye rolls in Scotland for its inaccuracies (and marvel at its impact on tourism), William Wallace and Robert the Bruce, two key characters, are central figures in Scottish history.
For years, critics claimed that London 2012 was doomed. They said that the transportation network would collapse. That people would stay away from London. That the economy would suffer. That the British public were not interested. They were all wrong.