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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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The need for CD cases is dwindling, but for that same reason it's less likely you have an old jewel case laying around when you need one. Geeky blog Nerd Paradise devised a simple way to make CD case out of a sheet of paper for those rare instances when you need one.

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Ever since Apple introduced disc burning into Mac OS X, third-party software stopped seeing much development. While there aren't a ton of disc-burning apps still in the running, Burn still stands strong as our top choice thanks to its simplicity, powerful feature set and $0 price tag.

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Yes, the times are changing. Yes, we've cut back on purchasing CDs, DVDs and BDs lately. Yes, we still have plenty of discs lying around in jewel cases on dusty shelves or in enormous three-ring binders. And yes — most definitely yes — we want to be able to access all these movies and songs from our PC, television and our shiny new smartphone.

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If you have a long, winding driveway, it can be pretty difficult (and dangerous) for you and others to drive through it at night. To make it safer, nail a few old CDs to posts or trees as light reflectors.

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You can get a world of entertainment streamed through your Internet connection, but most of us still have DVDs and CDs and console games to store. What are the best approaches to keeping that stuff organised?

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Moving, needing cash, running out of storage space—they're all great reasons to consider backing up and ditching your physical. Here are our recommended methods of saving, selling and trading your CDs, DVDs and video games.

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If you're a fan of papercraft and looking for a novel way to gift a CD or DVD, this DIY pop-up case is tough to beat. Chung Da Lam—a design student with with a passion for papercraft—has a variety of interesting papercraft tricks on his site, including this clever guide for turning a piece of paper into a folding beak that lifts your disc straight up when you open the case. Although the audio isn't the highest quality the following video provides a great visual demonstration of the case in action.