We stand here ready to gear up to welcome the year 2016. Like every year, we are happy that another year has come to an end. It is time again for new hopes, aspirations, dreams and of course resolutions. Let us check out what to look forward to in the coming year and find what will make it an awesome year:
1. Wiser and smarter
In the year 2015 you were flooded with information that gave you life-skills which promised to make you smarter and wiser. Definitely you will be smarter and wiser in 2016 than you were ever before.
2. Safe money
Remember those pickpockets who stealthily stole your money from right under your nose? Now it is your time to laugh, since IMPS, Mobile Wallet and other electronic money is going to put them out of jobs.
3. Bollywood heat
With prospects for 2016 looking good, citizens need not fight for their right to access internet pornography anymore. Looks like Bollywood will do the job for them.
4. Numerologically, it’s a universal year
When reduced to single digit 2+0+1+6=9, 2016 is a number 9 which is a finishing number, and represents the end of a cycle. That means 2016 is a year of completion, rest and forgiveness.
5. Next big step for mankind
2016 will be the year when the Mission to Mars project will start taking initial steps to put humanity on the planet.
6. Summer Olympics
Rio de Janeiro will become the first South American city to host the Summer Olympics. It will also be the first Summer Olympics in the Southern Hemisphere since 2000. Definitely a more colourful and exciting game coming from the city of celebrations.
7. New career options
Youngsters will have the option to shift away from conventional jobs anf move forward to the information economy, which has innovative opportunities for workers to transfer skills in seemingly unrelated fields.
8. Emergence of FinTech
Have you been given a cold shoulder by your bank in the past? Now is the time to watch them struggle against upcoming FinTech start-ups.
9. Smaller queues
With more and more people leading virtual lives, queues will get shorter in 2016 for sure.
10. Scientific breakthroughs
Scientists will work hard to address two of the world’s most vexing problems – Alzheimer’s and climate change.
11. Nuclear fusion to address power crisis
With billionaires playing ball, we can expect a major step toward commercially viable nuclear fusion, which may give us a fuel source that could prove to be cheap, inexhaustible, and clean.
12. Hover-boards are here
With the arrival of ‘Back to the Future Day’, celebrities from Justin Bieber to Sharukh Khan got on hover-boards. Moving around is going to be definitely more exciting in 2016.
13. Self-driving cars
No more dealing with nasty drivers or rude autowallah
s. Self-driving cars are all set to make their debut in the next year. In Japan, the human driver is to be side-lined entirely—thanks to a venture called Robot Taxi.
14. Better relationships
With smartphones, it is easier to keep in touch with loved ones, no matter where you are. You have a chance to improve your relationships in the coming year. All you need is the will to do it.
15. Good forecast for India
The IMF reports forecast that India will be growing much faster than China in the year 2016.