Real estate database company Zillow is warning that nearly 1.9 million homes in the United States could be flooded by the end of the century. That's about two per cent of the nation's total housing stock, amounting to $US882 billion ($1.1 trillion) in value.
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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.