They Guy Who Invented The Beer Hat? He Wasn't Believed In Either

87 Bad Predictions.

«Rail travel at high speed is not possible, because passengers, unable to breathe, would die of asphyxia.»
Dr Dionysys Larder (1793-1859), professor of Natural Philosophy and Astronomy, University College London.

«A rocket will never be able to leave the Earth's atmosphere.»
New York Times, 1936.

«Radio has no future
Lord Kelvin, Scottish mathematician and physicist, former president of the Royal Society, 1897.

«The horse is here to stay but the automobile is only a novelty, a fad.»
The president of the Michigan Savings Bank advising Henry Ford's lawyer not to invest in the Ford Motor Co., 1903.

It's interesting to see who the quotes are coming from -- a lot of people who worked in radio said that TV wouldn't last.

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