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Just the presence of streetlights can deter criminal behaviour. A South Philadelphia neighbourhood is trying something a little more innovative than that -- using neon-lit murals to not just brighten the footpath, but also turn the area into a destination.

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.