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Video: So how does somebody even win a Nobel Peace Prize? Ted-Ed delves into the history of the award (how it is one of the five prizes created by Alfred Nobel, the inventor of dynamite); the nomination process (a bunch of people can nominate somebody including past laureates, university professors, member of governments and others); and the standards they use to judge the nominees: Disarmament, peace congresses, brotherhood between nations, human rights and peace negotiations.

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.

Video: So how does somebody even win a Nobel Peace Prize? Ted-Ed delves into the history of the award (how it is one of the five prizes created by Alfred Nobel, the inventor of dynamite); the nomination process (a bunch of people can nominate somebody including past laureates, university professors, member of governments and others); and the standards they use to judge the nominees: Disarmament, peace congresses, brotherhood between nations, human rights and peace negotiations.