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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.


You can get a world of entertainment streamed through your Internet connection, but most of us still have DVDs and CDs and console games to store. What are the best approaches to keeping that stuff organised?


Dear Lifehacker, I recently bought a $69 HP Deskjet F4480 in an effort to go paperless (it was cheaper to get a scanner/printer combo) and was wondering if there are any programs that let me scan from paper -> PDF? The device came with HP software, but I’d rather not install it (I want something that doesn’t take over my system).


Even the messiest of pack rats and the most lax of record keepers eventually gets spotlessly organised. They just might not be around to enjoy it. Jump start your week by getting organised and enjoying a more manageable life.


Yes, September is almost upon us, and that means one thing for organisational obsessives like Team Lifehacker: spring cleaning. Throughout the week we'll be looking at tactics for getting both your digital and physical life organised. Enjoy!