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This New York Supreme Court case's real name is Stambovsky v Ackley, but its nickname, "the Ghostbusters ruling", is way catchier -- and way more descriptive. Not to mention accurate, as the most famous part of the decision contains the phrase: "as a matter of law, the house is haunted."

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 New York Supreme Court case's real name is Stambovsky v Ackley, but its nickname, "the Ghostbusters ruling", is way catchier -- and way more descriptive. Not to mention accurate, as the most famous part of the decision contains the phrase: "as a matter of law, the house is haunted."