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18 Mind-Blowing Events That Will Rock The Next 50 Years. Are You Prepared?

As technology grows in the next 50 years, some major events will unfold and shape our world. A user asked the forum, “What do you think will be the biggest event in the next 50 years?” Here are the top responses.  

MAJOR COLLAPSE IN COUNTRIES 

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“I feel like one of the major countries in the world will have a major collapse, Russia, United States, China, or some other country.”

DISCOVER GROUNDBREAKING TECHNOLOGIES 

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“We will discover a groundbreaking technology that will greatly further the lives of mankind while simultaneously using it in the most destructive way possible.”

LOW ENERGY DESALINATION OF OCEAN WATER 

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“Inexpensive, low energy desalination of ocean water. Everybody in the world will have as much inexpensive salt as they need.”

HIGHER COST OF TOILET WATER 

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“Toilet water is valued at 5x gas prices today.”

ELECTROMAGNETIC PULSE 

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“We are still insanely unprepared for an Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) for a society almost entirely driven by electronics. Would cause trillions in damage.”

CASCADIA EARTHQUAKE 

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“The Cascadia earthquake above 9.0 will devastate the west coast of Canada and the United States, causing a tsunami large enough to cross the entire Pacific Ocean and damage even Japan. It has happened before and will happen again. 

A dirty bomb will go off in a NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) state.”

JOE BIDEN AND TRUMP QUITTING POLITICS 

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“Joe Biden and Donald Trump are going to quit politics and open a lovely bed & breakfast in Oregon.”

ECONOMIC RECKONING 

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“We’ve got a significant economic reckoning coming. If we’re smart, it will happen in the next 10-15 years, and we will have some level of societal change after a few small events.

If we let the oligarchy and demographic collapse continue to get much worse, there will be less societal change and more violent societal collapse.

QUANTUM COMPUTING 

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“The commercialization of quantum computing.”

CLIMATE REFUGEES 

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“Climate refugees that destabilize entire regions, wars over water access.”

CURE FOR CANCER 

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“A cure for cancer (and many other diseases).”

P DIDDY GOES TO JAIL 

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“P Diddy goes to jail for being the sole conspirator behind both Biggie and Tupac murders.”

THE DEATH OF KEITH RICHARDS 

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“The death of Keith Richards. No, just kidding. Keith will be around at least another 50 years.”

FOSSILIZED LIFE DISCOVERY WITHIN OUR SOLAR SYSTEM

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“Life (or at least fossilized life) will be definitively discovered within our solar system.

Astronomers will likely also find very suggestive signs of life far beyond our small corner of space. The former may help inform the discovery of the latter.

THE THREAT OF RISING SEA LEVELS 

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“The threat of rising sea levels and increasingly frequent and deadly storms cause largely populated areas (e.g., Florida) to become financially non-viable to live, as the cost of frequently rebuilding and the long-term threat of permanent flooding increases and becomes undeniable.”

ALIENS WILL LAND

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“Aliens will land, get out of their spaceship, take one look around, and go home in disappointment.”

A PANDEMIC 

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“A pandemic, but a bigger one, say mutated Ebola, loses a third of world population.”

TROPICAL DISEASES

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“A doctor I work with is convinced that because of global warming, we will soon see/experience more ‘tropical diseases,’ especially in places we don’t usually experience them.”

12 Cities in the U.S. That Are a Total Nightmare to Live In (or Visit)

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Looking to relocate? Here are 12 cities in the US where you might want to avoid setting up roots. These cities are plagued by problems like high crime rates, poor infrastructure, and a lack of affordable housing. Read here.

15 Things We All Need to Stop Buying. It’s Total Waste Of Money

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To save money, reduce clutter, and help the environment, here are 15 things we can all stop buying

15 “Non-Religious” Cults That Almost Feel Religious. Are You Guilty Of Being A Part Of Any?

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So many fads are turning into some “divine” stuff people follow with an “almost religious” devotion. Here are 15 non-religious cults that feel like religious ones.

15 Physical Traits That Might Make You Less Dateable

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Physical attraction is an essential factor in many romantic relationships. However, it’s important to remember that everyone has different preferences. Read here. 

The Exodus: Why People Are Leaving Religion in Droves

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Religion is a personal and complex topic, and there are many reasons why someone might turn their back on it. Read why people are leaving religion.

This article was originally published on Mrs. Daaku Studio.