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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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Internet Explorer runs a distant second to Firefox amongst Lifehacker readers, but IE8 does have a few useful tricks up its sleeve -- including a bunch of add-on tools to make life easier for Facebook addicts.

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Firefox 3.6 Beta 1, like every other browser, makes a claim to being "faster". We took Firefox and all the other latest browsers, put them on Windows 7, and ran them through our human-measured speed tests to vet the bragging.

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Granted, it doesn't have the full-on extensions capabilities Firefox users get addicted to, but there's still plenty you can customise in Internet Explorer 8 even without playing with the new Web Slices and Accelerators features.