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It's hard to know what to say when a friend is dealing with a really awful illness or loss. And a lot of the things we blurt out may end up sounding more hurtful than we mean them to. That's why we love this series of cards that say what sick and grieving people really want to hear.

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Video: Losing someone is painful and world shattering and can almost feel impossible to endure. There's no real way to prepare yourself and there's no quick way to get over it but the fact is, everyone is going to have to deal with it at some point in their life. This video from CineFix is ostensibly a list about the 21 best character departures in film, but it's really a video essay about how movies can help us deal with loss by providing templates in how to cope.

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.