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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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Some of this year's cheeriest holiday decorations look great, but use lasers or other focused light projected on the side of your home for a stunning display. But they can be dangerous if you accidentally have them aimed skywards, where they can blind pilots of low flying planes or helicopters, or be mistaken for laser strikes.

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Yuletide festivities are nearly upon us. For proponents of the Weihnachtsbaum tradition, this means dusting off the baubles and festooning your house with decorative flora -- be it pine, fir or plastic. But when is the right time to put up your Christmas tree? Or should it be up already? We want your opinion!