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DNA in hair samples collected from Aboriginal people across Australia in the early to mid-1900s has revealed that populations have been continuously present in the same regions for up to 50,000 years.

Warning: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers are warned that the included video in this article may contain images and voices of deceased persons.

100 year old letters, surveys and more containing 88 Aboriginal languages from across Australia have been collated in an interactive digital project by the State Library of NSW.

The project focuses on the Aboriginal place names and meanings for various regions, is searchable by document type or language group, and is opening up discussions in the Aboriginal community about the accuracy of the documents.

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.