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Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.

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If you're running a bit low on storage space on your desk, reader Max points out that most Apple computers, including iMacs and MacBooks, have a magnetic screen that's great for storing stuff. Attach a binder clip to it, and suddenly you can store all kinds of things.

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A pair of binder clips is all you need to keep tall boots from bending at the ankle and folding in half. Whether you want to save space storing your boots, or you just don't like the idea of a permanent crease at the base because the top flopped over, this trick will net you both benefits.

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Deflating air-filled items, from pool rafts to soccer balls, generally requires you put pressure on the valve to force the air out. This can get tiresome fast, but redditor h2orat solved that problem with a binder clip.

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If you need a place to store your headphones that's within easy reach and not taking up space on your desk, Lifehacker reader Bruno Tagliani has a great solution. He shows us how he built a tiny contraption with nothing but two binder clips.