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Video: Though he's the hero of the Harry Potter spinoff movies, Newt Scamander is no Potter-esque hero himself. That isn't just because he's a new lead steering a new corner of the Potter movieverse in a different direction. It's also because he's quite unlike the typical heroic figure -- like Harry and countless other male genre leads -- that we see in film.

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.