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Video: Of all the giant machines you'll find on a construction site, the steamroller seems like it has the best potential for realising your destructive childhood fantasies. There's an endless list of objects you could stick under its rolling steel drum, but obliterating a giant gummy bear somehow stands out as one of the most satisfying.

Video: Don't bother holding your breath while you wait for this golf ball to explode under the extreme weight of a stream roller, because it somehow survives being crushed. Apparently the magical rubber compound inside a golf ball that gives it incredible bounce is also incredibly durable.

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.