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This week on The Upgrade we're going off-script and talking about improvisational comedy. Even if you don't think of yourself as a comedic or theatrical person there are a lot of lessons you can take away from the improv stage.

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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This week on The Upgrade, we're discussing how average people can get involved with politics even when it isn't an election year. To put it mildly, the unexpected results of the US presidential election caused an upswell in political activism, and we're taking a look at how to get involved.

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This week, we're looking for love online and learning about the world of online dating. From crafting the perfect dating profile and the differences between all the dating apps and services, we're here to get your love life all set up.

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Buying a HD TV specifically for sports is a bit of a hurdle. How big a screen do you need? Are response times more important than contrast ratio? Should the types of sports you like factor into the decision? And do you need to worry about newfangled 4K and HDR?

In the following guide, we will attempt to answer these questions and more - just in time for Super Bowl Sunday!