Prediction

The VICE Guide to Right Now

Forecasters: Winter Will Be Cold

A groundbreaking prediction.
Drew Schwartz
8.29.18
Prediction

Ed Sheeran Quitting Music Would Fulfill His Destiny of Being Really Normal

Hanging up the guitar and getting really into gardening feels like exactly what he should be doing.
Lauren O'Neill
4.24.17
Stuff

Ancient Mesopotamian Sheep Liver Magic Predicted Trump's Rise

The polls, models, and experts didn't know what was going to happen on Election Day, but Selena Wisnom did—she read it in a sheep's liver.
Mark Hay
12.16.16
waves

Scientists Are Building Rogue Waves in the Lab to Understand Why They Form

Some waves are as big as skyscrapers. They can be deadly.
Kate Lunau
10.10.16
Artificial Intelligence

Hack This: How to Consult Google's Machine Learning Oracle

Artificial intelligence for the masses.
Michael Byrne
8.26.16
bold predictions

U.S. Sprinter Predicted She Would Be in Olympics Five Years Ago

Morolake Akinosun made a bold and accurate prediction five years ago.
Sean Newell
8.5.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Did Bernie Sanders Basically Predict the Panama Papers in 2011?

Fans might argue he knew what was coming, and that no one listened.
Helen Donahue
4.5.16
apps

The Model That Can Predict (and Prevent) Transit Delays Two Hours in the Future

With "commuter prognosis," Sweden's train system will soon be able to predict the future.
Brian Merchant
9.11.15
Stuff

Zen and the Art of Being Malcolm Turnbull

It mostly involves sitting around not bringing attention to himself.
Julian Morgans
2.10.15
Power

The Future of Intelligence Gathering Could Be Computational

Soon intelligence forecasting global conflict could be an extremely accurate click away.
Ben Makuch
7.22.14
Motherboard Blog

This Google Map Layer From 2007 Predicted Sandy-Like Flooding in New York City

In 2007, a group of architecture researchers released a report called Nation Under Siege that used that data to illustrate what surging floodwaters might look like, with a 3D Google Maps layer.
Brian Merchant
11.1.12
tech

Psycho Twitter, Qu'est Que C'est

Study attempts to spot psychotics via tweet analysis.
Adam Clark Estes
7.23.12