Predictions – 2011 Part III
These Predictions will cover from Jan, 2011 to Dec 2012 – Jan 12, 2011 16:15 PM Central
**** The first 12 predictions were submitted to the Paranormal.About.com website on Dec. 22, 2010 for Stephen Wagner’s yearly forecast to their audience. It was an honor for my work to be listed on their wonderful site – Thank You, Stephen!
The second series of Predictions are all new in honor of the many visitors that have come here through the Paranormal.About.com website today.
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Prediction #1: Revolt in Cuba by summer’s end, food shortages become an issue…..
Prediction #2: Debate over Creation Theory vs. Evolution will find both are partially right….
Prediction #3: Mandates for a cash less society by 2012 will begin….. ***UPDATE Oct 19, 2011 Headlines: “Louisiana Outlaws Use of Cash at Goodwill, Flea Markets” …’As of this summer — in the hallowed name of theft prevention –Louisianians can no longer use cash in any transactions which involve used goods. Though it seems to have taken several months for business owners and everyone else to notice the new law, here is the motivation for House Bill 195, straight from the government horse’s mouth (via klfy.com): The law states those who buy or sell second hand goods are prohibited from using cash. State representative Rickey Hardy co-authored the bill. ‘ …
Prediction #4: Major bartering site opens up on the Internet like eBay … ***UPDATE Oct 12, 2011 Headlines: “Over 1400 Barter Clubs Thrive In Argentina…” …’Barter Markets Thrive in Argentina Years After Economic Crisis’ ..
Prediction #5: Several more cruise ships will be damaged/sink at sea…..
Prediction #6: States initiate move to leave the Union; Hawaii/Alaska will be first.
Prediction #7: Major discoveries involving lost civilizations in the U.S. will be found during the second half of the year…. ***UPDATE Jan O5, 2012 Headlines: “Mayan Ruins in Georgia? Archaeologist Objects” ..
Prediction #8: Eiffel tower attacked and partially damaged…. ***INFO Jan 12, 2011 Headlines: “Eiffel Tower evacuated amid fears of a terrorist attack as caller warns structure will be ‘blown to pieces” …
More than 4,000 terrified tourists were today evacuated from the Eiffel Tower amid fears of a terrorist attack when a suspicious package was found.“…
Prediction #9: Post office see major loses in revenue again this year... ***UPDATE Aug 05, 2011 Headlines: “USPS Posts $3.1 Billion Loss in Q3, Warns of Default” …
Prediction #10: MySpace sold/merges with Facebook (***or Google)….***INFO Jan 12, 2011 Headlines: “News Corp Says Looking at Spinout or Sale of MySpace“…
Prediction #11: Terrorist will attack a cruise ship in the ocean/port this year…..
***UPDATE Feb 08, 2011 Headlines: “ U.S. Authorities Can’t Really Fault Al-Qaeda For Deadly Bombing Of Carnival Cruise Ship“ .
Those Things Represent Everything That’s Wrong With America,’ Officials Say’ …’ DHS officials said the understandable act of terrorism occurred at 1:24 p.m., just as cruise director Harold Granger was attempting to get everyone off their pool chairs to dance the Macarena. At that point, 19 coordinated explosions ripped through the ship’s most populated areas… ***NOTE: After looking into this story further, it was found to be a hoax! …****Thank You Boyd for the heads up!
Prediction #12: Accident/mishap seen around actor, Steven Seagal.…
***Note: I forgot to get the part about Google in the original submission***
Prediction #13 : Companies like google will move their servers out of the US to promote free speech, someone will install servers in the ocean far from any country for the same reason. …***UPDATE Oct 12, 2011 Headlines: “IRS Auditing How Google Shifted Profits Offshore to Avoid Taxes” ..’
The U.S. Internal Revenue Service is auditing how Google Inc. (GOOG) avoided federal income taxes by shifting profit into offshore subsidiaries, according to a person with knowledge of the matter. …The agency is bringing more than typical scrutiny to how the company valued software rights and other intellectual property it licensed abroad, said the person, who requested anonymity because the audit isn’t public. The IRS has requested information from Google about its offshore deals after three acquisitions, including its $1.65 billion purchase of YouTube, the person said. The transfer overseas of these kinds of rights has enabled Google to attribute earnings to foreign units that pay lower taxes, Bloomberg News reported a year ago. ‘ .. ***UPDATE OCT 27, 2011 Headlines: ‘Facebook likes Sweden for first Europe server site” ..’ STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Social networking site Facebook is to build its first data center outside the United States in the northern Swedish town of Lulea, awarding an initial construction contract of $121 million, the companies said on Thursday. …The data center, set to be the largest of its kind in Europe, will take advantage of the climate in Lulea, among the coldest in Sweden, to cool tens of thousands of servers….“Those servers basically are what allow us to support all of the Facebook products for our users. Friend requests, tags, user updates will be accessed through this facility,” Tom Furlong, Facebook’s director of site operations, told Reuters…“It will mostly serve European users and ideally improve performance for them,” he added in a telephone interview.
Prediction #14: The US Bird & fish deaths will be linked to the New Madrid earthquake zone plate activation.…
Prediction #15: A Guatemalan earthquake or volcano will occur in the rain forest… ***UPDATE Jan 19, 2011 Headlines: “Richter 7.4 Earthquake Hits Pakistan, Guatemala“. ***UPDATE March 10, 2011 Headlines: “Earthquake – Magnitude 4.8 – GUATEMALA” .. ***UPDATE May 29, 2011 Headlines: “Ecuador and Guatemala volcanoes erupt” ..’Thousands of people have been evacuated after volcanoes erupted in Guatemala and Ecuador, choking major cities with ash.’…***UPDATE June 02, 2011 Headlines: “Volcano Eruption causes Problems for Guatemala…”,
Prediction #16: A possible delay in Prince William’s & Kate Middleton’s wedding due to foot/leg injury by Kate… ***Missed!
Prediction #17: In 2 years, Facebook will not be the major social network site in the US…A Goggle site will be. ***INFO Aug 02, 2011 Headlines: “Google+ the Fastest-Growing Social Network Ever” ..
‘Google is a latecomer to social networking but its new site, Google+, is growing much more rapidly than Facebook, Myspace and Twitter did in their early days, technology experts said‘.. …***INFO Oct 21, 2011 Headlines: “Google+ slow and sure in challenge to Facebook” ..’Google+ has attracted more than 40 million users since it opened to the public about a month ago, but has a long way to catch up with Facebook’s membership of approximately 800 million.’
Prediction #18: Weather patterns will be a big topic again in 2011, with major or freak storms hitting our coastline again. ***UPDATE March 12, 2011 Headlines: “Tsunami hits US West Coast“. ‘A tsunami has swept at least five people watching the waves out to sea and ripped docks out of harbours in California, spreading the destruction of a devastating Japanese earthquake to the shores of the United States‘. ..**INFO Oct 30, 2011 Headlines: “Three million on the East Coast could be without power for DAYS after New York was hit by deadly October snow storm” …. and there’s more on the way ..Governors declare states of emergency in New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts and parts of New York.‘ …
Prediction #19: A major Pre-historic find will occur in Ohio/Illinois in 2011..
Prediction #20: Technological advancements in communication, computers, health, and new discoveries from other planets will occur this year.
Prediction #21: China becomes the worlds bully in 2011 with threats to Japan, USA, and S.Korea.…
Prediction #22: A flexible fold out computer screen that’s made of plastic will be developed that you can carry in your pocket, take out, and unfold to watch movies.… …***UPDATE Oct 31, 2011 Headlines: “Why your next phone might be bendable” …’Last week, Nokia demoed a mind blowing prototype handheld device that lets you bend and twist the screen to complete actions like scrolling and zooming. …’Meanwhile, Samsung said on an earnings call last week that it expected to debut phones with flexible displays in 2012 and that flexible tablets would follow‘. ..
Prediction #23: Future Internet services will recharge devices hooked to it, even wireless devices….
Prediction #24: Major US birth rates will stay low for many years but will rise again in 2015… ***UPDATE March 31, 2011 Headlines: “Drop in U.S. birth rate is the biggest in 30 years” ..
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