Like a slow-moving stalker in a horror movie, Hurricane Irma is now less than 650km from Miami and making steady progress. The exceptionally-powerful storm has triggered a mass exodus from Florida, one of the largest evacuations in US history.
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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.
Tropical Storm Harvey is continuing to gain strength in the Gulf of Mexico, and meteorologists are now expecting this weather system to assume hurricane status by Friday local time. Texans are now battening down the hatches in preparation for high winds, extreme rains, and an unusually high risk of flooding.