Predictions: the 2016 mini-wrap and what’s in store in 2017

Did you know all this was predicted to happen in 2016? 1. The stock-market would crash and trigger losses bigger than 2000 and 2008, with the Dow Jones tumbling to about 9,000 (the Dow is now over 19,700) 2. Europe

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Sport and predictions: the nudity factor!

Sport is one of those subjects where EVERYONE is willing to predict something about their team, their friend’s team, or their friend of a friend of a friend’s team. Opinions and with it, predictions, fly about like manure off a

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Who picked Trump to win?

After months … and months … and months of campaigning, the US election came to an end on November 8. And what an end it was! No doubt the diehard Donald Trump supporters knew he would win but, for the

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Those who don’t know and those who don’t know they don’t know

I recently came across an interesting article that relates to one of the reasons Resurfacr exists – seeing who knows their ‘stuff’, especially among those so-called experts out there. The article pitted leading economists against high school economic students and

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The prediction you have when you’re not having a prediction

It’s not often I single out a prediction but, having viewed many thousands of them, this one stood out. In fact, it made me laugh. I can safely say I haven’t come across another one like it. I’d love to

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Sticking your head in the sand…or not…

Whenever someone gets a prediction right, we invariably hear about it until the cows come home. It’s when predictions go pear-shaped that people – as well as organisations, companies and the like – tend to slink away and hope no

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Classic predictions that may or may not have come true

There have been some great…and not so great…predictions over the years that didn’t quite pan out as expected, like the president of IBM declaring – “I think there is a world market for maybe five computers.” Okay, so it was

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Technology: what’s predicted?

Technology, along with its incoropration of the internet, is becoming more and more a part of – some might even say ‘taking over’ – our daily life. Everything is becoming smarter’ – smartphones, smart cars, smart… – to the point

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The internet: supernova or just super?

The #internet has transformed the world in a little over two decades. Early sceptics predicted it would be a flash in the pan, while others had a vision for what lay ahead. Look back at some of the predictions made

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Climate change: is it or isn’t it?

Whether you agree with #climatechange or not, it’s an issue high on the world’s agenda and one the Resurfacr team has come across again and again. Not surprisingly, we’ve accumulated quite a few predictions, new and old. See how the

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