26 Predictions About The Future (That Were Really Inaccurate)


The thing about dealing with predicting the future is that, at some point, the future happens and then we get to look back at everyone who was laughably wrong. We asked our readers to go digging through the annals of time to see what some of the greatest minds from the past saw in the future, and gave $200 to the worst prediction ...

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Where a calculator like ENIAC today is equipped with 000 vacuum! tubes and weighs 30 tons, computers in the future may have only 1.000 vacuum tubes an

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The 2014 Worid's Fair will have exhibits showing cities in the deep sea with bathyscaphe liners carrying men and supplies across and into the abyss. c

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Dr. Dionysius Lardner (1793-1859), professor of natural philosophy, is quoted on the topic of railway travel as having said: not possible, because is

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By the mid 1980's, automated autos, noiseless pneumatic sub- ways and luxury-liner hovercraft will have radically restructured our surface mobility

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REAT ami THE DECCA TAPES We don't like their sound, and guitar music is on the way out. - Decca Recording Co. rejecting the Beatles. 1962.


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