Shokhet
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Can a planet realistically have multiple suns?
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This answer was started by Pink's comment on the question. Kepler/NASA have discovered what they call "circumbinary" planets -- planets that orbit multiple suns (or "stars" or whatever you want to ...

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An environment where round beds are easier to build than rectangular
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You mentioned that you are open to making minor changes in the world like adding plants/trees that make this easier so, I would recommend making hardwood trees that grow in a crescent or bent ...

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How do you defeat a time-stopping Dark Lord?
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I recommend the Zerg Rush, which I discovered the other day while researching Google Search easter eggs. Essentially, surround him with many, many, many opponents. He can freeze time, but unless he ...

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What rules can limit magical teleportation?
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You mentioned in a comment that one would need to visualize their destination in order to get there; as a start, I recommend limiting teleportation to places that the person had previously seen. You ...

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What's the most logical shape for my city in space (space station)?
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I would suggest that tube-shaped cities would be the better setup for a city, because it would be a lot easier to travel and transport materials around the the city if all you had to set up was a ...

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How could a human-descended race appear to be all-female?
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In H.G. Wells' The Time Machine, humanity (at least the above ground portion of it, or the "Eloi") appears to be entirely female. He suggests (explicitly or implicitly, I don't remember) that they ...

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How do I keep my remains safe from being summoned as a skeleton?
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You've indicated that it is fairly difficult to "reprogram" a skeleton that has been previously programmed by another. drain the energy in there (you'll need approx. the same amount for that), ...

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Murder in the Age of Pervasive Surveillance
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So you want your agent to kill the scientist, and escape unharmed. This is a tough one. Does your agent have a "diamond shaped sensor on [his] forehead"? If he does not, then I think your best option ...

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On a generation ship, how to handle the dead?
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I recently read Artur C. Clarke's 2001: A Space Odyssey. (Forgive me if my knowledge of the story differs from the movie; I haven't watched it yet) At one point in the book, when Hal kills the three ...

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Robots with (specifically red) blood
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I know you're looking for robots, but have you considered using cyborgs instead? You have a lot of latitude in deciding how much of the human is left, from RoboCop, who has just his brains, lungs, ...

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