Genetic testing is becoming faster and cheaper. In 3 years full sequencing will only cost 100 bucks and take 5 days, with a huge impact in ancestry and medicine (think about genetically-tailored preventive medicine). Imagine 23andme going mass market.
We will go back to the moon, especially now that it is found that there’s water.
World relationships are changing. For thousands of years the important body of water was the Mediterranean, and until recently the Atlantic. We are now entering the age of the Pacific.