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Potential Crises

Justin Curmi | Posted 01.28.2016 | Politics
Justin Curmi

With some warning indications emerging in the economy, it is helpful to understand the potential effects this may have. Yet, one must caution their self before assuming a conclusion, for indications only produce predictions.

The Bet I Would Make

Damian Bazadona | Posted 01.13.2016 | Business
Damian Bazadona

As the mobile horizon expands with seemingly endless possibilities, we're all caught in what you might call a mobile "arms race."

A Year of Change for Employment, Culture, and Education in 2016

Dennis Yang | Posted 01.04.2016 | Business
Dennis Yang

With 2015 in the books, it's time to look forward. You know what that means: predictions for next year! Here are a few things I'll be tracking in 2016.

Are Climate Bullies Afraid to Bet Me?

Mark Boslough | Posted 12.31.2015 | Science
Mark Boslough

I challenge any individual or organization to a $25,000 bet that global warming is real and will continue. If the climatological average global land surface temperature goes up again in 2016 the party that accepts must donate $25,000 to a science education nonprofit of my choice.

These Things Happened in 2015 -- And We Predicted Them!

Drew Lesicko | Posted 12.31.2015 | Media
Drew Lesicko

Sage users predicted the future this year, so we thought we'd look back on 2015 in predictions. Do you think you can predict what will happen in 2016?

Amazing Sports Predictions for 2016

Drew Lesicko | Posted 12.30.2015 | Sports
Drew Lesicko

Many people make a career predicting what will happen in sports. Sage users have predicted bold upsets, Super Bowl winners, MVPs and more for 2016. Agree or disagree, we're in for another great year in sports!

What's Next: The Outside Guide to 2016

Outside Magazine | Posted 01.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Outside Magazine

From new sports (bikepacking!) to epic expeditions (high school twins will make first descents in Antarctica!), Outside is laying down 22 bold predict...

This Pastor Told Oprah He Had A Message For Her From God -- And It Was Eerily Accurate

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 12.08.2015 | OWN

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A View From the Edge: What's Next in Startups?

Mike Edelhart | Posted 11.09.2015 | Technology
Mike Edelhart

As an early stage investor, I inevitably wind up in conversations about the future. And given that my team sees hundreds of startups each month, we're in the perfect position to spot trends -- and even make a few predictions. So what's around the corner in startups?

Cold And Snow Predicted By Old Farmers' Almanac

Associated Press | Andrew Hart | Posted 08.16.2015 | Green

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- Just when you thought you had gotten over last winter, be warned: The Old Farmer's Almanac predicts it will be super cold with ...

Cleaning Out a Drawer and a Game of Back to the Future

Laurie Levy | Posted 08.12.2015 | Fifty
Laurie Levy

I challenge you to help me decide if the future predicted by these cards has arrived. I'll share my predictions. Feel free to add your own. OK, here goes.

Half and Half

Marcia Liss | Posted 07.26.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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The Door You Pick Can Tell Your Future. Mine Was So Accurate, It's Scary

LittleThings.com | Posted 06.09.2015 | Weird News
LittleThings.com

This is a simple quiz that has been making its way around the internet, and supposedly it reveals enough about your personality that it can help you predict your future.

Designing a Business, Concept and Ad Campaign in 5 Days

Soren Petersen | Posted 05.19.2015 | Business
Soren Petersen

Pressure does different things to different people -- for some, it helps them to focus and perform, while others simply fall apart.

Why Chess?

John Koshy | Posted 05.05.2015 | Education
John Koshy

If you favor intelligence over strength, then think chess. Unlike some other games, chess does not rely on luck, muscular strength or brute force. It is a brain over brawn exercise and an exquisite art form that has existed for more than 1500 years.

An Investing Anti-Prediction

Jonathan K. DeYoe | Posted 06.25.2015 | Money
Jonathan K. DeYoe

The key is to understand that it is all part of a natural process of unfolding futures mixed with emotional investors, and then to NOT get overly emotional about it. You cannot predict or control either of them. And, if you have a long time-horizon, it doesn't matter.

Natalie Jackson

Here's Why We Can't Predict 2016 Based On Past Presidential Elections

HuffingtonPost.com | Natalie Jackson | Posted 04.20.2015 | Politics

Right now, the 2016 stories are all about individual presidential candidates -- Hillary and Jeb and Rand and Ted and maybe Martin. But let's just put ...

Pilots, Patients and Public Peril: Framing Andreas Lubitz and the Germanwings Crash

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 06.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

These findings suggest that mental illness is neither a sufficient nor necessary cause of violence. Rather, like the rest of the population, a nexus of variables must be considered when attempting to predict something as complex as human behavior.

FDA Approves 23andMe's DNA Test, But Not the One It Halted Earlier

Cecile Janssens | Posted 04.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Cecile Janssens

FDA's decision to approve 23andMe's Bloom syndrome carrier test is a first step for the online offer of medical genetic testing, but the real regulatory breakthroughs have yet to come.

Newly Discovered DNA Clock Runs Too Fast -- Scientific Evidence Can Hardly Keep Up

Cecile Janssens | Posted 04.07.2015 | Science
Cecile Janssens

Aging is a process that changes the entire body and expectedly on a detailed molecular level too. Future research will identify novel biomarkers that indicate faster or slower aging on the basis of which predictive tests can be developed. But we are not there yet. And likely not even close.

Is Self-Driving the Future?

Zoe Williams | Posted 03.08.2015 | Travel
Zoe Williams

The notion of driverless vehicles is an easy one to ridicule, but they might not be as futuristic and sci-fi as people think. We take a closer look to discover if self-driving cars really are the future for the world's highways.

Five Future Predictions That Will Leave You Reeling

Ella Jameson | Posted 02.14.2015 | Weird News
Ella Jameson

While skeptics may put it down to chance or informed guesswork, believers insist that these predictions are proof of the higher brain power that many humans apparently possess.

Predicting the Success of Design Driven Startups

Soren Petersen | Posted 02.12.2015 | Business
Soren Petersen

Of course, there is much more to a startups success than market, technology and design execution, including team dynamics, the competitive field, surrounding ecosystem and the intellectual property conditions.

Why Trendspotting Still Matters: The Power of Looking Forward

Marian Salzman | Posted 02.08.2015 | Business
Marian Salzman

One could see it as archaic. Maybe we no longer need trendspotters, when everything is changing all the time, and when everything else -- branding, marketing, behavior and lifestyle -- can adapt in real time. Trendspotting can be frustrating.

Can Statistics Predict Game of Thrones, and Why Does It Matter?

Richard Vale | Posted 12.09.2014 | Science
Richard Vale

Fans of George R. R. Martin's Song of Ice and Fire saga love to speculate about what will happen next. With two books (of seven) to go, the identity of the eventual occupant of the Iron Throne is anyone's guess. But if the Warlocks of Qarth can see into the future, why can't we?