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Moving is a lot easier when you streamline your packing. But many of us just toss our junk in boxes and say we'll figure it out when we get to the new place. On more than one occasion, I've ended up with a box of unidentifiable cords. An easy fix: simply label those cords.

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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When you've got a lot of cords in one area, it's difficult to tell which ones belong to which appliances—especially behind your peripheral-heavy computer desk. Instead of buying paper or plastic labels, just use the plastic tabs from bread bags.

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If you're constantly plugging and unplugging your laptop out of power strips at work and home, you'll eventually grab the wrong cable. Avoid yanking the plug on your desktop computer or charging station with this simple hack.