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31 December 2008, JellyBean @ 10:40 am

As the year draws to a close, we are inevitably drawn to predictions of the year ahead, but seldom do we look at the predictions of things that should have taken place over the previous year.

Livescience’s Benjamin Radford has drawn up a list of predictions that did not come true for 2008. Here they are:

1) Locust Swarms Destroy Wheat Crops

2) Top U.S. General in Iraq Killed; Troops Return

3) Supervolcano Spews Ash Across Globe

4) Beloved Entertainer Dies in Stunt Tomfoolery

5) Global Famine Kills Millions

The only one which in most ominous and could possibly happen is number 3.

Over the last few weeks, there have been odd earthquakes and rumblings at Yellowstone National Park. For those who don’t know, Yellowstone sits on top of an active caldera which last erupted about 640 000 years ago. Experts reckon that if it blows, it will be a super-volcano!

Read more about these predictions at LiveScience.com

1 Comment to “5 Predictions for 2008 That (Thankfully) Failed”

  1. Conspirama — December 31, 2008 @ 10:53 am

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