The Long Winters

There will be cold days ahead. Although the world is getting warmer, the upset in the climate will lead to colder winter. In fact, within 20 years the average winter will have three months with below-zero weather, and some will suffer months at a time of weather cold enough to cause near-instantaneous frostbite. […]

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The Devil You Know

The fastest growing religion in the next decade will be Satanism, to the shock and horror of many mainstream Americans. By 2025, more Americans will tell surveys that they are Satanists than Jews or Muslims combined. There will be several branches of the movement. The first will take it seriously as a religion, […]

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The Future is Babble

Within 10 years, American English will be incomprehensible to the modern speaker. Not only will it be flooded with new words, borrowed from immigrant communities and online speech, but the American accent will suddenly and dramatically shift. This will be in part from a new generation, determined to distinguish itself from previous generations, who they […]

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The End of Government

Anarchism is about to have its moment. The political philosophy, defined by a rejection of the state, will become the politics of choice for an enormous number of disaffected Americans who feel they have no home in any mainstream political party. Newspaper columnists will panic, assuming we are about to return to a time of […]

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The Future is Blue

The next 10 years will be a period of unexplained sadness. A large segment of the American population will just find themselves feeling sad in a way that defies medical science — not depressed, but merely blue, as though they were remembering something that saddens them. Those who have this feeling will not mind it, […]

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Our Future Peace

Believe it or not, we are entering a time of unprecedented peace. There will be an international exhaustion with violence that will lead to constant and vigilant focus on diplomacy and disarmament, and we will develop and economic interdependence that will make war unthinkable. It is our future. Dr. Mysterian has seen it. Now all […]

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The End of Drunkenness

Drunkenness will soon be a thing of the past. Even now, scientists are creating new chemicals that will make it impossible for an alcohol drinker to experience drunkenness, no matter how much he or she consumes. This will initially be developed for use on alcoholics, but soon will become generally popular, as parents give it […]

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Meat Jellies

One of the strangest food trends will be the revival of savory gelatin dishes, called “aspic.” These dishes, often made from jellied meat broths and containing meats, fruits and vegetables, were once popular in the Americas and Europe, but have long fallen into disfavor. Nonetheless, in the next few years you will start seeing aspic […]

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