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How do you prove you're from the future?

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What's the smallest change to physics required to allow magic?

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The AI that fails to be evil

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Santa is Satan, but why?

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A Most Subtle Magic

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Is there a scientific explanation as to why aliens should look similar to us?

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Encrypting maps

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How many people can you feed per square-kilometer of farmland?

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How can Santa exist when adults buy the toys?

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How to prevent tiny mistake in 'programmable language' magic spell causing horrible disasters?

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If magic is real, can it be true that rational scientific thought should exclude it?

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How would a dragon be used in a modern military?

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Would a culture with magic consider it magic? [closed]

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Let's weaponize jellyfish

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How would government change if everyone died by the age of 25?

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Could a human engineer comprehend alien electronics?

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Would it be possible for an Earth-sized world to speak a single language?

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Speedrun to the moon in one lifetime?

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26 answers
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The Benign Apocalypse

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Explaining where energy comes from to power magic

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56 votes
12 answers
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Infinite flat world

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What happens if money vanishes if not spent?

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In an atheist alien society where bodily functions (reproduction and waste elimination) are not taboo what would be used to curse?

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Ridiculously Fast Supercomputer

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18 answers
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Papers, please: Can characters trapped in our reality acquire enough paperwork to be legal?

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I have a superpower that no-one can say "no" to me. How can I get informed consent?

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How to fight a kitty army?

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How would a human livestock facility run by aliens operate?

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How realistic is a genetic memory?

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