2. Earthquakes in the Washington State-Oregon area.
3. 17 hurricanes in an almost continuous pattern.
4. Some aspects of Mitholonian civilization discovered in the Andes
5. Possible war with India and Pakistan before the year ends
6. The passing of a major British actor
7. New type of car battery for faster and cleaner propulsion
8. Jets that will run on electricity and will be able to do at least Mach 2