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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.

A re-evaluation of JFK's health history and medical records paints a portrait a man who had to endure a surprising amount of physical discomfort throughout his short life. As US president, he did his best to hide his misery from the public -- no small miracle, given just how much pain he was forced to endure.