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The idea of the 2000 calorie (8000kJ) diet is baked in to a lot of nutrition advice. But it turns out that 2000 is the wrong number for almost everybody. These charts show what people actually need to eat to maintain their weight.

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Lots of people have a little booze before bed to help them get to sleep -- but while a night cap may help in the dozing-off department, too much alcohol can actually do a number on the overall quality of your shuteye. Let's take a look at some of the important differences between drunk sleep and sober sleep, including why it's so damn hard to sleep in after a tipple-tastic night on the town.

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.