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Kaijuu-like monsters killing humans: What is their viable reason to do so?
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Godzilla is the best example imho. You could adjust the motivation to meet your scenario. Every time an act of evil happens in our world, a pocket of negative energy travels through to our shadow ...

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How can you possibly stop/kill a person who has the ability to stop time?
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Using specific ways to try to kill Nelson, such as nukes or fire, is not sufficient without knowing what technology is available to Nelson. The safest option is to target him 4 or more times in 1 day ...

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How do we tell if we're living in a virtual reality world?
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In order to create a virtual world identical to the real world, the real world has to donate enough energy to the copying process, the virtual world, and then to destruction of evidence of the process ...

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What would be the outer space equivalent of a country?
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It all depends on who is choosing the word and what emotional attachments they have. Gain majority vote and keep country as tribute to the roots of your territory. Any of the following have my vote - ...

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Is a galaxy-wide language possible?
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If there is a will to communicate, then it is possible. What form the communication will take is a better question. Universal translator is my bet. A map of languages compiled by explorers. Also, ...

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What is the biology of a spiderling?
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Without magic, I would use evolution. Specifically create it in a world that would foster a creature like that and allow it to evolve. Appearance and biology would be more realistic. Then transfer the ...

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What difficulties would there be for society if people could manipulate time?
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Faster aging is the major issue, the time it provides is not free at all. For example, using 8-hrs 5 days a week would make the average person age almost 25% faster so a physically 70 year old person ...

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Studying history in an "eternal" empire
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If they truly believe the empire and therefore the world are eternal, then the solutions to recording history could vary from insanely stupid to insanely brilliant. I doubt I can come up with the ...

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What WWII technology could make a smart, underwater mine?
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Purpose of a mine is to be hidden until triggered. It would undermine the purpose to build detectable mines. Friendly or hostile would matter only if feedback is received. Eg I detect a mine but I ...

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Humans can now fly. What happens to the transportation industry?
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You are essentially asking if humans could move at 30mph up to 15 miles directly. Flying adds a cool factor and would affect society as far as regulation, but not so much transportation. Subtract all ...

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Differences of normal human and silicon based human?
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Without going into battery life, such being is impossible. The best a computer could do is simulate human behavior in certain contexts. Humans created computers therefore computers are inherently ...

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