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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: I've never actually watched Trainspotting and I'm not sure if it needs a sequel 20 years later, but I do think it's kind of cool that there's so many shots and scenes from the sequel that looks exactly like the shots and scenes from the original movie. Candice Drouet spotted the similarities in the recently released trailer for T2: Trainspotting and stacked them against the first film to show how much has stayed the same.

Trainspotting was one of the defining movies of the 1990s. Riding on the twin, hip waves of chart-topping brit pop and guys-talking-smack (pun intended), it helped shape '90s cinema -- arguably '90s culture - and catapulted Danny Boyle, Ewan McGregor, Johnny Lee Miller and Robert Carlyle to stardom. (Sorry, Spud.) Now, the whole gang is back for the sequel; T2 Trainspotting. Here is the official trailer.