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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.


Erin Doland is a minimalism guru and editor of the home and office organisation blog Unclutterer. Today she's taking a look at the psychology behind clutter, and why it's hard for you to get rid of something once you've touched it.


If there's one prevalent cause of clutter in most office workspaces, it's paper. Try as you may to eliminate it, the papers are always piling up. Fujitsu's ScanSnap portable scanner turns your papers to PDFs in one step.


If your community has kerbside or drop-off recycling, it's easy to recycle things like newspapers and empty bottles. What about the stuff your friendly recycling crew doesn't pick up? Find out where to recycle everything from Crocs to printer cartridges.


Wandering around your home hardware store until inspiration strikes is a terrible idea. If you've got a loose idea for a redesign, re-arrangement or physical improvement to your house, apartment or even just a room, we recommend these computer planning tools for the job.


Seem to have a stack of files on your desktop—real or virtual—that you can't seem to get rid of? Packed away a lot of junk over the last year? Need to drop the weight of some unneeded clutter? It's time for some serious cleaning.