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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.

Crossovers are a mainstay of pop culture, but they rarely address the deepest questions posed by their fictional universes. "What if Guy Fieri was Han Solo?" you might ask. "What if the Joker had a beard?" Thanks to a criminally deranged Skype bot named Murphy, you needn't wonder any longer.

The CW's four-part DC crossover event is over, as the combined forces of Supergirl, Arrow, The Flash and Legends of Tomorrow defeated the alien Dominators. But saving the Earth wasn't their only achievement -- they also managed to turn Barry Allen into a hero again, fixing the DC/CW universe's worst problem, while still provided the most fun superhero TV of the year.

Yesterday marked the beginning of the CW's epic four-episode crossover event, "Heroes v Aliens" (sigh)... or so we were told. As the latest episode of Supergirl revealed, however, that's a bit of a lie. Turns out we're in for a three-episode event, plus maybe a couple of minutes.