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Today NASA released the image above, which shows a bunch of ice breaking up in the Beaufort sea, several weeks earlier than it should be. Also today, the European Space Agency dropped a sick GIF of a 958-square kilometre chunk of Antarctica cracking and heaving into the ocean.

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.

Today NASA released the image above, which shows a bunch of ice breaking up in the Beaufort sea, several weeks earlier than it should be. Also today, the European Space Agency dropped a sick GIF of a 958-square kilometre chunk of Antarctica cracking and heaving into the ocean.