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Sad news this morning, as British comedy legend Rik Mayall has passed away. For Lifehacker readers of a certain age, The Young Ones provided all sorts of inspiration -- some of it more practical than others.

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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Sad news this morning, as British comedy legend Rik Mayall has passed away. For Lifehacker readers of a certain age, The Young Ones provided all sorts of inspiration -- some of it more practical than others.