affecting markets throughout the world. Enjoy the ride while it's here. 22) As a profound example, here are nine of his 2015 predictions stated on WGN-TV's morning news. Eight of them came to fruition: Tornado Alley, Midwest and South: Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, Mississippi, Alabama. We see a growing emergence of epidemics and infectious diseases globally. We see more global cooperation and sharing of resources regarding epidemics. More effective vaccines will be developed to prevent and treat them. ice storm followed within days by a major snow storm. Be alert for more terror attacks in France, England, Germany and Turkey inspired by ISIS. On December 14th it was announced the largest diamond ever found in North America was unearthed in the Northwest Territories in Canada. While not an exact hit, the vision of an extremely rare discovery regarding diamonds in the "northwest" is certainly noteworthy as a near-accuracy. ISIS is trying to provoke a war with the West. The complexity of the threats are unprecedented. We are seeing more waves of terror attacks coming that are being plotted now. ISIS has access to chemical weapons and we see more chemical weapons attacks in coming years (like sarin gas and Anthrax). 2) Obama winning the 2008 election, predicted pre-primaries, against all punditry at that time. We see continued growth for the US in 2017 and 2018. Get ready for another roller-coaster ride! We are feeling there will be a chaotic couple of years ahead. And of note, I state these predictions in December, well-before the nominations are announced which each year makes this attempt even more of an accomplishment if I get it right, not only with MAJOR categories, but with MINOR categories too. THE PSYCHIC TWINS: WORLD PREDICTIONS FOR 2017 AND 2018. In the coming years, we see more movement toward togetherness, collaboration, harmony, optimism, and more feminine qualities expressed in leadership. More women will be gaining power politically, and in corporate culture. During 2018 North Korea is shown to still be standing their ground when it comes to being prepared for war, they will test and launch more missiles throughout 2018 but they're not wanting to start a war, they're just making their stance clear which is that they're more than ready and prepared for war should any other countries wish to start with them. North Korea wants to feel safe and protected and they will continue to develop weapons for war to ensure that they're above every other country and able to defend themselves quickly and positively should they need to. I don't see that President Donald Trump changes his stance against North Korea in 2018, they're shown to exist as they're now and I don't see any peace talks between them. North Korea will not attack another country with their missiles unless they're threatened with war by that country. Ironically, Friedman says about his predictions and the art of predicting:. Rather than emphasizing differences, try to find common ground with other people, even if their beliefs and values are very different from yours. Have an open mind towards those you may have judged in the past. We can heal the divisiveness of our country only by developing dialogue, and a listening and respect for those who are different from ourselves. Stand strong and speak out in the face of oppression, bullying, injustice, racism and sexism. We did predict: "The new cycle will be one of women, people of color, and oppressed groups stepping into a new place of empowerment, unifying toward change, demonstrating, and speaking out in unprecedented numbers." And of course, all of that did happen. In 2017 and 2018 we see more extremes, from mega storms to political scandals, dramatic medical breakthroughs and destructive terror attacks. Read on. . in late January or early February which temporarily shuts down the city. We see an increase in mass shootings and school shootings occurring across the US and in other countries. Hate crimes will be on the rise. . .. And then, even more so, on March 4th, over 1 1/2 million customers lost power, many of them for days as a result of a powerful Nor'easter. But please remember, if you are an investor, it is not a stock market but a market of stocks. If you invest, adhere to THREE things in addition to what I say here: Do your own careful research, combine it with your own intuition, and seek professional guidance by a certified financial adviser. on the Democrats coming up short in the Senate. The Bitcoin bubble will burst. (Packington is only taking fees in euros and dollars). "Brexit will go ahead despite efforts of those wishing to derail it." Theresa May triggered Article 50 and EU leaders gave the green light for Brexit negotiations to move on to the second phase. Theresa May will be ousted and Britain will get a new prime minister. (That's better). A record number of Royal births. (OK, that's an easy one). No major sporting achievements for the UK's national teams. (Bad news for Winter Olympics ratings in the UK). Will the Asparamancer's predictions come true? See you in 365 days, Jemima. Join Plus+ for $9 a month to access bonus. Expert Warns Yellowstone Eruption Could Kill Five Billion People. "The summer will change from drought to downpours." Britain had the 11th rainiest summer on record. She calls herself The World's Only Asparamancer, not because she's a matchmaker for lonely vegetarians (although that might not be a bad dating service idea– making a note), but because she's a psychic who tells the future by tossing asparagus spears into the air and interpreting how they fall. Does this sound familiar? She made some interesting claims in January 2017 and many of them (like Brexit and Storm Eleanor) surprisingly came true. Now she's back with a fresh bunch of asparagus and new predictions for 2018. A resurgence of the book as opposed to cyber libraries and video gaming. (Interesting). Paul Seaburn Paul Seaburn is one of the most prolific writers at Mysterious Universe. He's written for TV shows such as "The Tonight Show", "Politically Incorrect" and an award-winning TEENren's program. He's been published in "The New York Times" and "Huffington Post" and has co-authored numerous collections of trivia, puzzles and humor. Paul likes to add a bit of humor to each MU post he crafts. After all, the mysterious doesn't always have to be serious. Asparagus Psychic Was Correct in 2017, Has Predictions for 2018. The US will bring the world to the brink of serious conflict if successful intervention by the rest of the world cannot be achieved. Watch out for unlikely peacemakers. (She probably won't get a call for more details on this one because the US president hates vegetables). Packington was wrong (make that "slightly off") in her predictions that other EU countries would withdraw from the EU and that scandals would rock the royal family. More countries around the world will follow the Danish practice of Hygge– defined as "a quality of coziness and comfortable conviviality that engenders a feeling of contentment or well-being." (Let's hope the asparagus is right on this one– I got a lot of socks for Christmas). "The USA will be seen as a pariah under Donald Trump." Perhaps another easy one, especially after pulling out of the Paris climate agreement. Get the MegaPack collection now for this great price. Jemima Packington lives Bath, UK, and claims she may have inherited her psychic powers from her great aunt who read tea leaves. However, her unusual methodology came from her dislike of tea and her lack of success with broccoli, a common complaint amongst psychics and chefs alike. 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