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13 Failed Predictions That Were So Wrong [Pic]

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13 Failed Predictions That Were So Wrong [Pic]. 13 Innovations that have been scoffed at by men lacking foresight. They couldn`t have been more wrong, if they tried.
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randomxnp
Male, 30-39, Europe
 1261 Posts
Thursday, February 13, 2014 12:59:56 PM
Yeah, AOL has done some pretty dumb things in its time, but buying HuffPo might be the dumbest. The former might survive, but I cannot see them subsidising HuffPo indefinitely, it makes no commercial sense.

5Cats is spot on. There are far more of these. There is even an aircraft carrier named after Foch, whose predictions would mean that such a thing would not exist.

5Cats
Male, 50-59, Canada
 25750 Posts
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 3:30:01 PM
It's a lot easier to predict things wrongly than rightly...

LordJim
Male, 50-59, Europe
 4609 Posts
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 11:02:25 AM
I was out in the boonies for the eighties and when I got back to UK I thought buying bottles of water was a wierd aberration that wouldn't last.

Magentab0b
Female, 30-39, Western US
 1462 Posts
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 7:15:16 AM
I thought mp3 players were lame and wouldn't catch on because you HAVE to have a computer to load songs.

OldOllie
Male, 60-69, Midwest US
 14411 Posts
Tuesday, February 11, 2014 10:12:21 PM
The last one is actually correct. HuffPo has yet to turn a profit. It's apparently being propped up by donations -- probably from some rich liberal like George SoreAss.

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