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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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iOS/Android: Instagram is a great place to share all kinds of fun visuals -- except for your favourite GIFs. Instagram won't let you upload them. Fortunately, the Giphy app will let you do exactly that right on your smartphone.

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Something I like is popular now, and that is bad. Thanks to GIF databases such as Giphy, the reaction GIF, once a careful and elaborate art form, is now a bland mass market dominated by a handful of outlet-approved celebrity faces. Today Giphy sped up the medium's slide into mediocrity by adding view counts to GIFs from "from an official Artist or Partner".

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Opinion: Futurama is clearly superior to The Simpsons. Fact: You can find all the life lessons and advice you'll ever need buried in between this show's many, many cancellations. Today, we're going to learn about life from the greatest men and women of the 31st century. Also Bender.

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iPhone: The iPhone 6s and 6s Plus got a neat new photo shooting feature called Live Photos, that essentially makes a stop motion-style video. However, for whatever reason, you can't export those photos in a format that's useful. Live GIF gives you that power.

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UFC Women's Bantamweight champion Ronda 'Rowdy' Rousey's last fight ended in 34 seconds. The two before that ended in 16 seconds and 14 seconds respectively, one by knock out and the other by submission. The brevity and 'wow' factor of those bouts made them the perfect ingredients for animated GIFs which then spread across the internet through social media and image sharing websites like Imgur and Tumblr. But is it legal to create and share these seemingly harmless GIFs?