Welcome to the XXVII63 Issue

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Trend Forecast: Trump Bump or Market Slump? The Next Recession

This past February, as the mainstream business media and the gloom and doom forecasters were expressing growing concern of trade wars, tariff fears and a global economic slowdown, we advised Trends…
New podcast

Trend Vision 2020 – our new video podcast

The eyes have it! Our new, recently launched Trend Vision 2020, will help you clearly see the future and have a better understanding of developing trends and their impact on your life and investments…
Mass murder

Middle-East War Drums Beating...

The prospects for war in Iran have dramatically increased, and as forecast, the U.S. has long put in place a strategic apparatus to strike hard and fast, and now openly threatening military action.…
Triangle of death

Regime Change in Venezuela: Made in U.S.A.

This past November, months before the trend was covered by the mainstream media, the Trends Journal forecast that the United States and its South America allies were ratcheting up war against…
Election 2020

The Presidential Reality Show®: May the Best Act Win

There has never been a race for the White House in the United States like the 2020 Presidential Reality Show® Stealing a page from the recent Ukrainian election where a comedian who played president…
RIP 4th Estate

The daily newspaper, the bedrock of the 4th Estate, is on life support

The state of the dying newspaper industry had managed to slip out of the news the last couple of years as the depth and frequency of news staff layoffs, dramatic cuts in content and news of newspaper…
5G Dangers

The wireless lie

A hackneyed saying suits the intensifying opposition to 5G: ‘Closing the barn door after the horse ran away.’ Horse out of barn, protest out of context. We see exclamations: “The government can’t…
The wireless lie

Beyond your health, 5G, wireless technology destroys jobs, environments, liberties

Opposition specific to 5G should not be aimed at personal safety and health only , but focused on its real-time potential to destroy liberty/personal autonomy exponentially beyond 4G. This would…
Your health & TV

Mom was right: too much TV rots your brain

Vegging out in front of the television really can make you a vegetable. A recent study from University College London confirms previous suspicions that excessive time in front of the television is…
NEV Trends

Auto sales show shift away from gas mobiles to electric cars

An analysis of sales of light-duty vehicles — in other words, cars — in 2018 in the world’s three biggest vehicle markets show that gas buggies are surrendering ground to electric cars. China is not…
Cars Still Matter

Studies: Millennials are buying cars and driving after all

It’s been widely thought that Millennials didn’t want to own cars and, instead, preferred riding bikes and taking public transport because they were frugal and environmentally aware. But a new study…
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AI World

Game on

It’s piloting our planes, diagnosing our health issues, and analyzing our finances. It’s re-shaping our job markets and, whether we realize it or not, it’s pushing us to re-consider much more deeply…
Green Power

Big investors press utilities to go green

Dana Investment Advisors, the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility, the Illinois State Treasurer, and 17 other investment managers controlling $1.8 trillion in assets are publicly urging…
Drugs in Water

Measuring the drugs in our water supply

It’s long been known that pharmaceutical drugs are showing up in our water supplies. Leftover pills dumped in the garbage or unmetabolized drugs excreted from our bodies have few other places to go.…
Trending

How to boost an aging brain

In two separate experiments, scientists have brought new youth to aging brains. Researchers at the German Cancer Research Center and the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine found a way to…
Trending

Don’t recycle plastic, upcycle it instead

The more than 400 trillion plastic water and soda bottles that the world’s consumers buy each year are made of a plastic called polyethylene terephthalate, or PET. Recycling isn’t a real solution to…
Trending

New solar panel makes hydrogen and electricity

Along with solar energy, hydrogen is seen by many – including many research scientists – as a fuel of the future: it can power vehicles and heat homes without creating noxious emissions. Until now,…
Trending

Stick-on sensor strip watches vital signs

In tomorrow’s medical suite, you won’t be hooked up to cart-mounted machines to track your heart rate or wrap a cuff around your bicep to measure your blood pressure. Medics will just slap a sticker…
Trending

Teens’ heavy drinking damages brain’s emotional controls

A study from the University of Chicago has found that people who drink alcohol heavily before age 21 can damage the workings of the amygdala, the portion of the brain that regulates emotions and…