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Los Angeles is a special place, geologically speaking: It's one of a handful of large metropolitan areas that's bifurcated by mountains. Not just a few big hills -- an actual mountain range named the Santa Monica Mountains runs east to west across much of the city -- and this week, a 109km trail connecting the peaks of many of those mountains will open to the public in its entirety.

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.

Los Angeles is a special place, geologically speaking: It's one of a handful of large metropolitan areas that's bifurcated by mountains. Not just a few big hills -- an actual mountain range named the Santa Monica Mountains runs east to west across much of the city -- and this week, a 109km trail connecting the peaks of many of those mountains will open to the public in its entirety.