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As part of a series of special reports that could have come with a co-byline from Quentin Tarantino, Reuters has confirmed that it bought two human heads and part of a spine while investigating "body brokers", America's largely unregulated vendors of human parts. According to the news agency, reporter Brian Grow was able to buy the heads and the cervical spine "after just a few email exchanges". Each head, and the spine cost $US300 ($390), plus shipping, each.

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.

As part of a series of special reports that could have come with a co-byline from Quentin Tarantino, Reuters has confirmed that it bought two human heads and part of a spine while investigating "body brokers", America's largely unregulated vendors of human parts. According to the news agency, reporter Brian Grow was able to buy the heads and the cervical spine "after just a few email exchanges". Each head, and the spine cost $US300 ($390), plus shipping, each.