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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.
"This NOT A Drill," the Butte County Sheriff's Department wrote on Facebook Sunday afternoon, urging residents of Oroville, California to evacuate immediately. "Officials are anticipating a failure of the Auxiliary Spillway at Oroville Dam within the next 60 minutes," wrote the California Department of Water Resources on Sunday night at around 5PM PST.