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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 doing something like setting posts on a slanted surface, you'll likely need to measure the exact angle at which to cut their base so that they stand perpendicular with the ground. But you don't have to break out the protractor; you can easily use a level to determine the angle of the cut.

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If The Block has taught us anything, it's that you don't need to be an architectural genius to fix up a property. When it comes to assembling equipment for the job, it pays to tool up your smartphone in addition to your tool belt. This infographic from furniture manufacturer Jarrimber takes a look at some of the most popular carpentry apps available for iPhone and Android.