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Meeting your partner’s parents is a nerve-racking experience at the best of times. But when you’re dating someone from a different cultural background, it can feel like navigating an invisible minefield. Overtures you may not think much of can make or break this first interaction -- if you’re not careful you can put your potential in-laws offside before you’ve even shaken hands.

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One of the best things about travelling is learning a bit about other cultures, but learning about other cultures comes with the risk of faux pas. Avoid these hand gestures while you travel, just to not offend your hosts. Some of them may be familiar, but others are pretty unique.

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.