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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.

At Halloween Horror Nights, Universal Studios' annual scare event, you don't have to look far to find something iconic. There's The Shining; there's Freddy, Jason, and Leatherface; Ash vs. Evil Dead; American Horror Story; you name it. The Saw and Insidious franchises are also represented with mazes at the year's event, and we took a terror-filled tour of each with the man who created them both.

Since 2006, we've had enough horror remakes and sequels to last a century. But we've actually had some terrifying new entries into the genre, too. As we await the likes of Lights Out and The Woods -- both rumoured to be nightmare-inducing -- later this year, there's no better time than to look back at what's scared us the most in the past decade.