Baghdadi Is al-Baghdadi really dead? October 31, 2019 04:47 Posted in: News, Politics - Is al-Baghdadi really dead? Trump announced that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the notorious leader of ISIS, has been killed, giving blow against the terrorist organization. Trump also said the person likely to be first in line to replace the slain leader has also been "terminated." Here’s how U.S. forces tracked down Baghdadi. The recent U.S. withdrawal from Syria had a significant impact on the planning of Baghdadi operation. A senior SDF commander claimed their source also played a vital role in… Continue Reading
Future Restaurants The future of restaurants, what will it look like? October 30, 2019 08:44 Posted in: Culture, Economy, Science & Technology - One thing we all like to do, and that is eat. Not just eat but have someone else make it - yes restaurants. Food and drinks sales of the restaurant industry in the United States reached $745.61 billion in 2015 – a long way from the $42.8 billion seen in 1970. Nearly a trillion-dollar industry, so it is a big deal. News Forecasters puts its crystal ball to work and provides a take on what the restaurant industry may look… Continue Reading
Brexit Quick Sand Brexit quicksand, are you sick of it yet? October 29, 2019 06:56 Posted in: News, Politics - Are you sick of Brexit yet? Thresa May couldn't do it. Can Boris Johnson do it? Well, right now it sure doesn't look like. Brexit seems as elusive as ever, mired in quicksand. News Forecasters ask where do we stand with Brexit and where do we go from here? In a quick recap of events, Boris could not get his Brexit deal passed last week, which was not much different than May's. After some no-deal antics from Boris, Brexit is… Continue Reading
Himalaya Viagra Himalaya Viagra and the threat of biodiversity loss October 28, 2019 13:18 Posted in: Science & Technology - Another natural miracle species has recently come to light dubbed - Himalaya Viagra. It is a fungus called Ophiocordyceps sinensis (C. sinensis). In nature, the C. sinensis fungus colonizes and eventually kills the larvae of the ghost moth, which lives high in the Tibetan Himalayas (between 3,000 and 5,000 feet high). C. sinensis is also called “caterpillar fungus” or yartsa gunbu, which translates to “winter worm, summer grass.” With the use of this non-addictive fungus, your focus goes through the roof, and your… Continue Reading
Is God an Egalitarian? October 27, 2019 10:39 Posted in: Culture, Politics - Is God an Egalitarian? For the purposes of this article, perhaps we need to define egalitarianism. Egalitarian is generally characterized by the idea that all human persons are equal in fundamental worth. For many, this definition sounds reasonable, but the devil is in the detail. Some go further and argue that egalitarianism is where people should be treated as equals and have the same political, economic, social, and civil rights and advocating the removal of economic inequalities among people. Whoa,… Continue Reading
Cheating spouse twice as likely to cheat at work, pre-crime social media scoring? October 25, 2019 22:30 Posted in: Culture, Economy - CEOs who cheat on a spouse is twice as likely to cheat at work, so a study shows. Cheating on your spouse goes hand in hand with cheating in the workplace. That’s the conclusion of a provocative new academic study that found a strong correlation between adultery and workplace misconduct by corporate executives and financial advisers. In the #metoo age and where every social move is tracked on social media, what will be the trend in social media scoring (sorta… Continue Reading
Will China crash, dragging the global economy with it? October 24, 2019 21:40 Posted in: Economy - Will China crash, dragging the global economy with it? China over the last 40 years has made stellar advancements in its economy. It is on track to be the largest economy in the world, If not already. It has been the envy of the world. The question for some is, is it sustainable? There are dark storm clouds building. News Forecasters outlines the major issues facing China and what may likely happen in a very few short years. Whatever happens… Continue Reading
Women Socialism Why American socialism is coming – women? October 23, 2019 09:38 Posted in: Culture, Economy, Politics - There is a feeling in the air that women are becoming more politically active, not just in America but all across the developed world. For example, there are currently six 2020 U.S. presidential candidates. Currently in the European Parliament women make up 40% of its members, up from 15% in 1980. Women are making their mark on government. For sure, women's views of the world will be different than men's - with subsequent change in government policy. News Forecasters will let… Continue Reading
Lab Grown Brains Do lab grown brains have a soul? October 22, 2019 22:21 Posted in: Culture, Science & Technology - Neuroscientists have opened an ethical Pandora's box by growing lumps of human brain in the lab, and in some cases transplanting the tissue into animals. The blobs of tissue are made from stem cells and, while they are only the size of a pea, some have developed spontaneous brain waves, similar to those seen in premature babies. But the work is controversial because it is unclear where it may cross the line into human experimentation. Some would like funding agencies to freeze… Continue Reading
Global Chaos 2019 Global chaos – what will the banking elite do now? October 21, 2019 10:56 Posted in: Economy, News - Protests have broken out in many countries across the globe, with citizens unhappy for a variety of different reasons. Some are protesting over economic conditions, others are protesting over tax hikes. Elsewhere protests are breaking out over controversial laws or prison sentences imposed by governments. Governments are also busy resolving a variety of governance issues as well. Brexit, Trump impeachment, Canadian elections, U.S 2020 elections, and Middle East wars, just to name a few. At this time in October 2019… Continue Reading
Trump Cult Are Trump supporters living in a cult? October 20, 2019 09:27 Posted in: Culture, Politics - Bill Maher has in the past on his political satire program "Real Time" revealed the true identity of "Q." Maher's final rule in his "New Rules" segment announced to the world that Maher himself is "Q." Maher was joking, of course, as he was calling out just how silly the latest Trumpworld conspiracy theory is. Maher himself, suffering from Trump Derangement Syndrome, has been doing nothing but trashing Trump every chance he gets on his show.  Maher is basically calling… Continue Reading
Nuclear War Is nuclear war inevitable? October 19, 2019 09:06 Posted in: Culture, Politics - During the Cuban missile crisis, President Kennedy estimated the odds of nuclear war as being somewhere between one out of three. For something that catastrophic, those odds are not good. Let's not get into the detail of this crisis, other than to say that some have said that this was the closest the world has come to the unthinkable. News Forecasters ask, is nuclear war inevitable? The world has been living under mutually assured destruction (MAD). This is a doctrine of military strategy and national… Continue Reading
Will SETI encourage an alien UFO invasion of Earth? October 18, 2019 06:10 Posted in: Culture, Science & Technology - Do you believe in UFOs? Are we alone in the universe? A new survey shows nearly half (50%) of Americans believe in aliens. Less than 20% believe in alien abduction, and a bit less than that claim to have seen a UFO. Many feel that talk of UFOs is mere folklore. The stigma against research into extraterrestrial lifeforms could be pushing some of the sharpest minds out of the field. The search for extraterrestrial research is dismissed and associated with conspiracy… Continue Reading
The Drudge Report – exposed deepstate strategy? October 17, 2019 12:09 Posted in: Politics - The Drudge Report is a conservative news-aggregation website. Run by Matt Drudge with the help of Charles Hurt and Daniel Halper, the site consists mainly of links to news stories (spinning the headline) from other outlets about politics, entertainment, and current events; it also has links to many columnists. Occasionally, Drudge authors news stories himself, based on tips. The Drudge Alexa ratings are near 162 in the U.S. and 620 globally. Alexa ratings ranks websites in terms of their popularity. As a comparison, Vox has an Alexa rating of 1,284.… Continue Reading
Money Supply IMF and money supply flashing alarm bells – October 2019? October 16, 2019 07:59 Posted in: Economy, News - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is predicting global economic growth will slow to its weakest level since the 2008 financial crisis in its third revision of its 2019 forecast. The U.S. GDP growth rate forecast was cut from 2.6% to 2.4%. The Eurozone area is expected to see 1.2% growth, down from 1.3%. China's forecast saw a downward revision from 6.2% to 6.1%. Cumulatively this reduces the global GDP by 0.8% by 2020. This is not a crash but certainly… Continue Reading
Syria Turkey Forget impeachment, could Syria be the Trump demise? October 15, 2019 06:01 Posted in: News, Politics - President Donald Trump shocked Washington with an abrupt decision to unilaterally withdraw from Syria after a phone call with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Though initially only 50 troops, it has now grown to 1,000, as it appears the U.S. is in full retreat from Syria. Some would say that 50 troops could not have been doing much, but it was backed up with naval and air power if needed in the region. Besides, if one would attack the… Continue Reading
News Forecasters RSS App News Forecasters – Free RSS App October 14, 2019 12:44 Posted in: Science & Technology - RSS (Really Simple Syndication) is a type of web feed that allows users and applications to access updates to websites in a standardized, computer-readable format. These feeds can, for example, will enable a user to keep track of many different websites in a single news aggregator application. The news aggregator application will automatically check the RSS feed for new content, allowing the content to be automatically passed from website to website or from website to user. This passing of content… Continue Reading
Kiss Ass Obama Joe kisses Obama’s ass, is Trump enabling radical politics? October 14, 2019 06:51 Posted in: News, Politics - The now-famous Trump rallies are quite the show. Tens of thousands vie to get tickets to attend, with thousands more waiting to get inside the show. They often are trigger points for violent political protests. Trump didn't disappoint when he called out former Vice President Joe Biden and his son, Hunter, at a campaign rally in Minneapolis. "Your father was never considered smart," Trump said of Biden. "He was never considered a good senator. He was only a good vice… Continue Reading
Doctors become a luxury, Artificial Intelligence takes over October 13, 2019 22:26 Posted in: Science & Technology - Healthcare in America today is nearly 18% of GDP. The average American spends over $10,000 per year on their healthcare. In other developed countries, with national healthcare systems, it is between 10 to 14% of GDP, spending far less (see 40 surprising healthcare facts). Politically there is a push for universal healthcare - this will be difficult without major changes in healthcare services. The bottom line is healthcare services needs major cost reductions in order to achieve these political and human… Continue Reading
Hillary Clinton Trump vs. Hillary, the rematch in 2020? October 10, 2019 00:44 Posted in: Politics - Recent speculation was sparked when Trump and Hillary got in a Twitter spat. Trump trolled Hillary to run for the U.S. presidency in 2020 - Hillary responded, "Don’t tempt me. Do your job." Hillary, in Philadelphia, told a TV interviewer a day later that she could beat Trump "again." I suppose she is referring to the popular vote, as she didn't win the first time the Electoral College. Hillary also ran in 2008 and lost the Democratic nomination to Barack… Continue Reading