Humans have always been obsessed with predicting the future. The great question of “What will happen next…?” sits on the mind of everybody from a man living on the street to the richest of billionaires. Most occupy their time trying to shape current events to meet their future ideals. But others examine what is happening now and attempt to predict what will happen as a result. The results are mixed, but sometimes (and often unintentionally or unexpectedly) people get it right. Here are 25 more mind blowing future predictions that came true.
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In 1993, Michael Lee predicted the Cubs would win the 2016 World Series.
An Anime predicted the Space Shuttle Columbia Disaster
Back to the Future, Part II predicted some key future technologies.
Ray Kurzweil has predicted pretty much every modern technology.
Apple predicted touchscreen devices, Siri, and Skype/Facetime down to the year.
AT&T (and Tom Selleck) predict GPS, tablets, and video calling.
H.G. Wells predicted tanks thirteen years before the first tanks ever were deployed.
Rey Bradbuy predicted personal audio/earbuds.
“2001 A Space Odyssey “ is written in 1968 and describes tablets and online newspapers.
Philco-Ford predicted online shopping and Email in 1967.
EM Forrester wrote a short story predicting the internet…in 1909.
George Orwell predicted modern surveillance.
Elena Sheppard predicted 100% (25 of 25) of 2013 Golden Globe winners.
The Simpsons predicted motion controlled video games, credit card vending machines, and soy based snacks for the year 2010.
John Brunner comes eerily close to predicting President Obama, in 1968.
US Army Air Serviceman predicted the bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1925.
Frank Zappa proposes the rise of File Sharing and Music Streaming Services…in 1989.
Prince Vladimir Odoevsky essentially predicted social media in 1835.
French Marshall predicted the Second World War, just as the first one ended.
The TV show “Laugh-In” correctly predicted the Ronald Reagan presidency and fall of the Berlin Wall.
Aldous Huxley predicted antidepressants 20 years before studies began on them.
Roger Ebert predicts HDTV Flat screens, On Demand Video, and DVD’s…in 1987.
Twitter post from 2014 predicts the 2016 World Series, game 7 in detail.
A fourth-grade Colin Kaepernick predicted his NFL future.
The Simpsons predicted a Trump presidency way back in 2000.
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