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Every time I get back to the U.S. from Germany, my friends ask me if I drove on the Autobahn. When I respond "yes," they often tell me they're jealous. But my friends shouldn't envy me, because the Autobahn isn't what most Americans make it out to be. Often times, Germany's highway system actually sucks.

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.