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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.


The lens you use with your camera plays a huge part in determining the quality of photos you get, but a lot of casual photographers don't want to invest in expensive lenses and stick to whatever comes with the camera. Here are a few ways to eke out a little more functionality out of a kit lens.


Next time you post a photo to Instagram, consider ditching the filter. Social media researcher Dan Zarrella studied 1.5 million photos and found that unfiltered pictures get the most likes. He's illustrated a handful of related findings on the "science" of Instagram likes in one handy infographic.


Even though your iPhone snaps pictures at pretty decent resolutions (2048x1536 from the 3GS, 1600x1200 on previous iPhone versions), your device automatically resizes photos to a measly 800x600 when you go to email them. Here's how to fix that.


Whether you need a one-click instant fix, the ability to crop and edit, or you just want to make a goofy avatar for your favourite forum, Pho.to has a variety of photo editing tools to help you.