James Hutton

James Hutton FRSE (3 June 1726 – 26 March 1797) was a Scottish geologist, physician, chemical manufacturer, naturalist, and experimental agriculturalist. He originated the theory of uniformitarianism—a fundamental principle of geology—that explains the features of the Earth’s crust by means of natural processes over geologic time. Hutton’s work established geology as a science, and as…

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Robert The Bruce

Robert I (11 July 1274 – 7 June 1329), popularly known as Robert the Bruce, was King of Scots from 1306 until his death in 1329. Robert was one of the most famous warriors of his generation, and eventually led Scotland during the First War of Scottish Independence against England. He fought successfully during his…

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Mexico 1-0 Scotland

BBC Scotland Report: Giovani dos Santos’ early goal was enough to ensure a victory for World Cup-bound Mexico as Scotland ended their Americas tour with two defeats. Dos Santos’ side-footed finish off the inside of a post came after only 13 minutes in the Estadio Azteca. Miguel Layun and Hirving Lozano both hit the woodwork…

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Commonwealth Games 2018: Scotland’s best-ever result

Results in the Gold Coast may mark Scotland’s finest Commonwealth Games achievement, according to performance director Mike Whittingham. Fifty-three medals were won in Glasgow four years ago – nine more than in Australia this time round. Report Below From; https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/commonwealth-games/43782136 But Whittingham points out that, in 2014, 13 medals were won in judo, which was…

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Adam Smith

Adam Smith FRSA (16 June 1723 – 17 July 1790) was a Scottish economist, philosopher and author as well as a moral philosopher, a pioneer of political economy and a key figure during the Scottish Enlightenment era. Smith is best known for two classic works: The Theory of Moral Sentiments (1759) and An Inquiry into…

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Online Safety Resource Guide

Online Safety Resource Guide by http://www.reviewlab.com/online-safety-guide/ Lots of Useful Links To: General Online Safety Resources Online Shopping Safety Resources Online Identity Theft Protection Resources Anti-Phishing Resources Anti-Spyware Resources Anti-Ransomware Resources CLICK HERE TO READ THE GUIDE Despite the ever-present threat of cyber crime, many people assume it won’t happen to them. But that’s not always…

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Six Nations: Scotland 32-26 France

2018 Six Nations Scotland (14) 32 Tries: Maitland, Jones Cons: Laidlaw 2 Pens: Laidlaw 6 France (20) 26 Tries: Thomas 2 Cons: Machenaud 2 Pens: Machenaud 2, Serin 2 BBC Scotland Report: Scotland put defeat by Wales behind them to overcome France at Murrayfield and revive their Six Nations campaign. The first of two Teddy…

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St Andrews to host 150th Open in 2021

St Andrews will host the 150th Open Championship in 2021, organisers have announced. It will be the 30th time the Scottish course has staged the tournament, extending its own record. It was last held at St Andrews in 2015, when American Zach Johnson won his second major title in a play-off. “The Open holds a…

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