100 years on, thinker's predictions mostly true


Thu, Sep 17th, 2009 13:26 by capnasty NEWS

Exactly 100 years ago, the French writer and thinker Jules Bois, told The New York Times that the next century would bring the rise of commuting and suburbs, a more significant role for women in society, flying bicycles and a new form of government. One of those predictions was wrong, but it might not be the one you think.



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