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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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Bicycle lights are expensive and leaving them on your bike when you're out and about is an effective way to have them stolen. If you want to make them easy to just snap on and off, Instructables has a guide showing how to use a bit of Sugru and a magnet to make your lights easily detachable.

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If you store your tools on a peg board you'll know that keeping track of smaller tools -- especially tiny screwdrivers and drill bits -- can be a little difficult. Instructables user RangerJ decided to repurpose a speaker's magnet to help organise his screwdrivers and drill bits.

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A magnetic knife rack is a handy way to store knives, but how do you attach the rack itself? Most come with attachments for screwing into a wall, but if you have an extractor fan or range hood, you might be able to stick it up magnetically.

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If you're tired of keeping your keys piled up on the countertop or hanging from a peg next to the door, this under-cabinet key holder, made entirely with spare IKEA parts, keeps keys out of sight, out of the way, and securely in one place until it's time to grab them and walk out the door.