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Shawn O'Neil
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42 votes
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Is there other way to perceive depth beside relying on parallax?

39 votes
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How can children dying increase fitness?

34 votes
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Why would guns be more popular/useful than magical swords against other humans and entities

19 votes

How to slow and limit the scope of the internal combustion engine in powering an airship

19 votes
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How would the "Hardness vs Toughness" dynamic of gems apply if it were possible to make shields out of them?

9 votes
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How large can you build humanoid mechs with modern materials before they start experiencing structural problems?

8 votes
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Balancing magic loosely tied to preserving the first law of thermodynamics

6 votes

Which is a sound scientific explanation that prevents rockets to fly in rarefied atmosphere?

5 votes

What makes my planetary shields more practical on the surface of planets than in space?

5 votes

Reasons for competing groups of characters being small in a fantasy setting

4 votes

What Environmental Factors Would Lead To The Evolution Of A Large, Warrior Homonid Race?

4 votes
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What would happen if entropy works in reverse?

3 votes

Could there be a star where humans could survive for a short time?

3 votes

Massive volcano on reef world?

3 votes

Why would a tank have multiple main weapons or a main weapon with multiple barrels?

3 votes

Effectiveness and impact of hypersonic needles replacing supersonic bullets

2 votes
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Is this an acceptable plan of engagement for a primarily defense orientated nation?

2 votes

Why do the police forces in my world use antiquated weaponry?

2 votes

What conditions would be required to create several deep creeks in the same area?

2 votes

Figuring-out which types of ground can support Bipedal Mechs of approx. the Mass of The Iron Giant

2 votes
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What could prevent the leadership of a vast conspiracy from defecting, individually or in groups, other than fear or greed?

1 vote

What changes to planetary atmosphere, available materials or technology could make biplanes and triplanes remain dominant?

0 votes

Would a culture inhabiting the abandoned homeland of another people adopt parts of the previous inhabitants' language?

0 votes

Sail Plan For A Flying Vessel