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Discover how chance or fate have sometimes intervened to influence the course of history, or simply the existence of certain people. Some of these historical facts have now become part of the common 'folklore,' made popular by the media, and sometimes even in productions made for the general public. Whether you decide to bring them up at your next family meal, to impress your friends or simply to enhance your general knowledge, these ten special cases will interest you. Coincidences that leave you speechless From fictional characters becoming more real than their namesakes to sportsmen performing feats in spite of themselves, there is very little chance that you will leave this article without learning something. 20 predictions for 2020: Here's what people thought would happen by this year. Jetpacks, disintegrator rays, nuclear energy, Mars.
Decades ago, academics, futurists and government agencies cast their predictions of what would happen by the year 2020. Will submarines reach historic depths? Who will lead future nations, and which ones will be global superpowers? Will Planet Earth even exist as we known it? "I shall not be surprised if on my 92nd birthday I am able to go for a ride in an antigravity car," mathematician and scientist D.G. Some, like Brennan, were overly optimistic. 1. Futurist Ray Kurzweil predicted in 1999 that human life expectancy would rise to "over one hundred" by 2019.
"Computerized health monitors built into watches, jewelry, and clothing which diagnose both acute and chronic health conditions are widely used. Nope: While Kurzweil may have accurately predicted health-related gadgets (such as fitness watches, BioScarves and EKG apps for your smartphone), he jumped the gun on life expectancy. Life expectancy: What countries have the longest? 2. ‘Spiritual Healer’ Once Promoted by Oprah Sentenced After Raping at Least 4 Women. James O’Brien: Radio presenter receives three bizarre Prince Andrew calls in a row. LBC radio presenter James O'Brien was on the receiving end of not one, not two, but three irate callers in a matter of minutes all about Prince Andrew each of which resulted in him cutting the calls short.
If you've ever listened to James O'Brien's radio show you'll be well aware that he's often subjected to odd phone-ins from listeners wishing to express their opinions on an all manner of subjects, but even he looked perplexed by his latest spate of callers. The presenter was discussing the recent answers given by Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn during their televised election debate on Monday evening in which they were quizzed on the current state of the British monarchy. Corbyn's honest response on the matter was that "it needed some work," where as current PM Boris Johnson expressed his opinion that the royal family were "beyond reproach," which caused no end of controversy. Caller number once, a well spoken lady named Muffy said: No, Greta Thunburg is not a time-traveler in this old photo. Well, she’s impressive, but she’s not that impressive.
Conspiracy theorists are at it again over a 120-year-old photo depicting a girl who bears an uncanny resemblance to teen environmental activist Greta Thunberg. The photo, unearthed from archives at the University of Washington, shows three children working at a gold mine in Canada, including a girl wearing Thunberg’s signature braid and stoic expression. Historians believe it was taken around 1898. Thunberg, 16, took the world by storm when she arrived at the UN Climate Action Summit from her native Sweden this year via sailboat — having sworn off airplanes because of their environmental impact. She spoke bluntly to US policymakers at the summit for not having stricter emissions standards.
“How dare you? Enlarge Image Thunberg is currently looking to hitch another low-carbon ride across the Atlantic after protests in Chile forced a venue change for an environmental summit. Election news: Brexit Party candidate stands down after saying the government is working with aliens. As the general election campaign kicks into gear, it has been reported that a Brexit Party candidate has stood down after reportedly claiming that she "came from a star".
Author Jill Hughes was announced as the Parliamentary Candidate for the Brexit Party in the Batley and Spen constituency in October. Since then, though, campaign group Hope Not Hate has revealed that the prospective MP has number of unusual beliefs, leading The Yorkshire Post to report that Hughes has now stood down. Posting on social media in 2017, Hughes allegedly said: I have just come to truly realise that my purpose is to raise consciousness here on earth – I originated from Sirus. In the acknowledgments for her novel Spirit of Prophecy, which is about a psychic detective in rural England, she also claimed that aliens are in cahoots with the government in a “hush-hush” arrangement.
It is not clear if Hughes’ claims are linked to her decision to step down as a parliamentary candidate.