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Those who can, can't always teach. When you've studied a skill for years, it can be hard to break down your steps and remember what new learners don't know. Which is how you end up writing instructions like the above, which Reddit user kdesh titled "Step 1. Threaten the coconut with a machete".

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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A good sense of humour isn't just a way to make your workday more pleasurable, it can also help you perform better (and get ahead). Forbes notes that a playful atmosphere can be incredibly conducive for ideation in creative fields: it helps turn off that part of your brain that monitors your own behaviour and feel self-conscious.

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Drupal developer Martin Valasek has compiled a series of animated GIFs illustrating common moments in a developer's daily life. The one you can see above is captioned 'When I manage to replace 200 lines of the algorithm by only 10 lines'.

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An unrealistic fantasy of most guys (nerds?) is to forge their own sword and wield it on the field of battle. Instructables user Mrballeng will show you how to forge your own Excalibur letter opener and wield it on the field of bill opening.