In 1900, a German chocolate company predicted lifestyle of inhabitants of 21st century through a series of postcards. It was part of a marketing campaign that Theodore Hildebrand and Son chocolate company slipped colorful cards into chocolate boxes. The cards envisioned people enjoying boundless leisure and comfort after undergoing technological advancement of a century. The predicted range of activities included live broadcasts of plays to cities covered with weather-proof glass roofs and mobile city blocks.…
COLOMBO: Sri Lankan police on Tuesday exhumed the body of a senior journalist who had predicted just days before his murder in 2009 that he would be killed by the government, marking the latest development in a series of probes into former President Mahinda Rajapaksa's administration.