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Tucker the turtle can't swim underwater because he has an abnormal build-up of bubbles in his body. To treat his "buoyancy problem", researchers at Seattle's Virginia Mason hospital put him in a hyperbaric chamber, making him the first nonhuman patient to receive such treatment.

Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.

Tucker the turtle can't swim underwater because he has an abnormal build-up of bubbles in his body. To treat his "buoyancy problem", researchers at Seattle's Virginia Mason hospital put him in a hyperbaric chamber, making him the first nonhuman patient to receive such treatment.