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Landing humans on Venus - MacGuffinite
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Logic Fun fact: Venus is actually the better choice! Venus has earthlike gravity, a working magnetic field, a thick, protective atmosphere to go with it, a lot more available solar energy - what with ...

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Gaining The Engorgement Enchantment For Peasants
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I seem to recall something or other about how people swallowed by monsters just before they (the monsters) die get enchanted. Where did I read that? Oh yeah! So here's the plan: Step 0: Have your ...

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Explaining why dragons leave eggs for their slayers
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Dragons are usually considered to be solitary creatures. Even if one of them (or even all of them) is smart enough to figure out that eating rocks gives dragonslayers eggs, why would they care? By ...

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Third Pillar of Authority
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I propose The Media. It's already a "third pillar" in today's society: Both church and state have to stay on their toes to avoid the dreaded "trial by media", and quite a few have embraced its power ...

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Could a singular planet have more than one diverse atmosphere?
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I think your best bet is speed, and lots of it. If you look at pictures of Jupiter and Saturn (and, to a lesser extent, Uranus and Neptune), you would notice belts and zones across the surface. On ...

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I need a disease
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Have you heard of Wolfram syndrome? It's symptoms include type I diabetes mellitus, urinary problems, vision and hearing loss, and a variety of neurological and psychological disorders. Death usually ...

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Hoofed carnivores?
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Regarding "hooves are inferior in every way", no they are not. Yes, claws are useful, its why Carnivores (as in members of Carnivora) have them. But if you've ever actually looked at a hoof, they are ...

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