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Video: Even basic high school science tells you that building a perpetual motion machine is completely impossible. But that won't stop you from rooting for this contraption made of office supplies and other stuff found around someone's desk. It might not run forever, but at least it helped someone kill a few hours at work.

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: Even basic high school science tells you that building a perpetual motion machine is completely impossible. But that won't stop you from rooting for this contraption made of office supplies and other stuff found around someone's desk. It might not run forever, but at least it helped someone kill a few hours at work.