I’ve been looking forward to the Opening Ceremony for the 2012 Olympics in London since … well, since the Closing Ceremony in Beijing in 2008. The ceremonies always promise to be an amazing spectacle, but there’s so much going on that it’s easy to miss things. Here are some things (big and small) to be on the look-out for on Friday.
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A faster parade of athletes
One of the best parts of the Opening Ceremony is cheering for our countries as they walk into the stadium. However, the parade of nations can get a little...long. This year organizers say they have a plan to speed up the marching athletes, but they won't say what it is other than it is "some device." A conveyor belt, perhaps?
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