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13 Future Predictions That Were So Wrong People Would Probably Regret Saying Them
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13 Future Predictions That Were So Wrong People Would Probably Regret Saying Them

Throughout history, there have been many prophecies about the future, and some were incredibly accurate. One of the most famous ‘seer’s’ was Nostradamus, a French physician and astrologer who foresaw such historical facts as the French Revolution, both World Wars and even the death of Princess Diana. Although his story may seem unbelievable, so many people have failed to match his predictions’ success that it makes you wonder. This “Timeline Of Very Bad Future Predictions” created by Infographic shows the worst predictions in history, and it’s safe to say these futurists weren’t as good as they thought. From ‘the telephone won’t succeed as a form of communication’ prophecy to ‘the Internet won’t replace newspapers,’ it’s unbelievable how wrong these funny facts were.

Scroll down to see more funny history predictions, and if you know of some more, don’t forget to tell us in the comments!

More info: Infographic.city

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Zenozenobee
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3 years ago

Some people must have/had regrets about not noticing good investments (people have always more regrets about ignoring a way to make money than a good idea)... like publishers refusing J. K. Rowling manuscripts

Vlad Horobet
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3 years ago

Me at the start of the BitCoin when 100 BTC were less than 10$....

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Brigitte Munsterman
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3 years ago

They forgot every teacher up until 2000 "You're not going to have a calculator everywhere you go."

Hard 2 Guess
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3 years ago

Oh wow ... so true. So significant yet looks so insignificant. Never thought I'd have multiple ways of getting math answer on my person when ever I am awake.

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Parmeisan
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3 years ago

What I have learned here is: Do not predict that something WON'T happen - especially that something won't ever be useful. The lesson from history is that any new technology is very likely to be improved upon until it is practical, even if it didn't start out that way.

JustABobcat
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3 years ago

Agreed. Also, doesn't Murphy's Law say something like "Whatever can happen, will."?

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Zenozenobee
Community Member
3 years ago

Some people must have/had regrets about not noticing good investments (people have always more regrets about ignoring a way to make money than a good idea)... like publishers refusing J. K. Rowling manuscripts

Vlad Horobet
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3 years ago

Me at the start of the BitCoin when 100 BTC were less than 10$....

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Brigitte Munsterman
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3 years ago

They forgot every teacher up until 2000 "You're not going to have a calculator everywhere you go."

Hard 2 Guess
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3 years ago

Oh wow ... so true. So significant yet looks so insignificant. Never thought I'd have multiple ways of getting math answer on my person when ever I am awake.

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Parmeisan
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3 years ago

What I have learned here is: Do not predict that something WON'T happen - especially that something won't ever be useful. The lesson from history is that any new technology is very likely to be improved upon until it is practical, even if it didn't start out that way.

JustABobcat
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3 years ago

Agreed. Also, doesn't Murphy's Law say something like "Whatever can happen, will."?

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