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Britain's geographical isolation is one of the cornerstones of its identity which, combined with nationalist fervour, probably played at least some role in the country's recent decision to depart from the European Union. But when the Isles first split from the rest of Europe hundreds of thousands years ago, things were considerably more violent.

The Royal Mint released 300 million new one pound coins into circulation on Tuesday. The money is packed with cutting edge anti-counterfeiting measures, including one that British authorities won't even talk about. Is it a coincidence that this happened the day before British Prime Minister Teresa May triggered the UK's exit from the European Union? Probably.

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 may have heard the news that the UK voted to leave the EU, which sent the global markets plunging and led to the resignation of the prime minister. But there's more! Google Trends suggests that many people in the UK still aren't sure what passing "Brexit" even means.