Thursday, July 15, 2010

10 Most Stupid Predictions and Statements in History

1.This was the first, and undoubtedly the last expedition that will see this useless place.

This sentence was uttered by Lieutenant Joseph Ives after the expedition to the Grand Canyon 1861st .Today, five million people every year visit this “useless place.”

2.HIV Is Not the Cause of AIDS By Peter H. Duesberg.

Peter Duesberg said this, unfortunately, completely wrong statement 1988th.

3.”People will never make a bigger plane.”

This was once said by a Boeing engineer, after the first flight of Boeing 247, which could accommodate 10 passengers.

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4.”It’s better for you to become secretary or get married than to do this”

This advice was given to Marilyn Monroe by the photo models Agency 1944th .What a mistake!

5. ”You are crazy if you think that we are looking for oil”

Associates of Edwin Drake’s voyage were completely confused by this “stupid idea” Edwin Drake’s voyage, the first man who began making oil drilling in the U.S. 1859th

6.”We do not like their sound, and guitar music is on the way out of fashion.”

Probably the biggest mistake by the publishing house Grandpa Recording made in 1962. refused the famous Beatles.

7.”The phone has too many flaws to be seriously considered as a means of communication.

Western Union statement in 1876th . Estimates Wrong.

8.”I think there is a world market for maybe five computers..”

This was said by Thomas Watson, Chairman IBM, 1943. This is actually true in the next 10 years. After that, complete crap.

9.”Television won’t last because people will soon get tired of staring at…”

Incredibly stupid, statements regarding the future of their own field Lee deForest, American radio pioneer and inventor of the vacuum tube, 1957

10.“There is no reason why someone would want a computer in their home.”

This was the opinion given by Ken Olson, president and founder of Digital Ekvipment. And not so long ago, 1977.