DudeFace
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A culture of lies
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Same as any cultural divide I would imagine. People from one culture would think that the other is rude, unmannered, primitive. The culture that values honesty more, might think that the other ...

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Million-year-old records
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Just brain storming. 1 You might be able to broadcast the information with EM waves. If it's a million light years away, or hits a mirror half a million light years away that might work. Would be ...

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What would make human males an inefficient option for spreading alien genes?
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This isn't answering your question, so I apologize, but there's another problem in your invasion plan. Even if the aliens replaced all the DNA in all of our cells, we would still be us. The cells ...

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Natural environment to force evolution to Immortality
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Really sorry for the long answer. It's the product of too much coffee. tldr; Kill off the people that weren't going to live long with, for example, a virus that shortens your telomeres. -- When ...

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What do my wizards drop on towns to turn them into craters?
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I would probably drop some acid or a strong base on them. Turn it all into a pile of goo. I'm not a chemist though, so I don't know how likely that is. If that was possible you'd still have to figure ...

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How can we detect a small black hole?
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Update: don't do this. It won't work. Use a black and decker laser range finder. jk But since it is so close, I would shine a laser toward the blackhole. Get it to bend around the blackhole and come ...

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Science-based FTL drive
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I think I got something workable. But you have to invent a type of exotic matter that I'll call "negative mass" for now, not to be confused with antimatter. In our universe you have to overcome the ...

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How do I stop my near future city state from flying past a certain height and distance or sending up sats, but keep radio communications intact
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Is there a chance the plants could have made some kind of acidic cloud that floats above the city? Maybe "venus fly traps?" Except they're more like those phalanx defense guns You have your ...

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“Biometric” identification for AIs
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I'm not a security expert, but I think you can do most of this with simple private key/public key encryption. You just need to establish the correct protocols so everything can be verified, and trust ...

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How to fracture a continent
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Convection currents in Earth's mantle create the movements of the continents. You could just have a particularly turbulent mantle that would have many opposing currents. On Earth we have a thick ...

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Need help for developing an ending to my sci-fi short film idea
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So the guy is trying to make the computer feel something like a survival instinct. Let's start there, because I think what you have is the audience's experience in mind. Which is cool, but we need our ...

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How would someone hide an asteroid in the void of space so only they could find it?
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I would chop it up into tiny pieces, like a giant puzzle. That would make it not an astroid really, but a rock field. For one, radar wouldn't be able to detect it if the pieces were small enough and ...

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How to defeat an enemy that feeds off energy
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If it sucks energy it must be storing it somewhere. You could poke holes in it so it looses containment of it's energy. I get that if you throw a spear at it, it can absorb the kinetic energy, but ...

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