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    B Colonize cool white dwarfs

    Colonizing white dwarf s.
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    B Does the Universe really have to be at least as old as the oldest thing in it?

    Could something older than our universe originating from another universe get sucked into a wormhole and wind up in our universe therefore being older than our universe itself?
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    If you break the laws of physics, do you go to jail?

    If you break the laws of physics, do you go to jail?
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    B If string theory is correct does it mean that elementary particles don't really exist?

    If string theory is correct does it mean that elementary particles like photons, electrons, and quarks don't really exist or does it mean they do but are made of cosmic strings and so therefore are not elementary?
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    B Is gravity a force or not?

    According to general relativity, gravity is not a force, however it is referred as one of the four fundamental forces. This seems like a contradiction.
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    New bipedal great ape has been discovered. Danuvius guggenmosi.

    https://www.syfy.com/syfywire/newly-unearthed-upright-apes-put-whole-evolution-timeline-in-question It seems like primates were walking upright earlier than previous thought.
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    If Stephen Hawking didn't have the disease that he had...

    How do you think Stephen Hawking would have been if he didn't have the disease that he had and wasn't physically handicapped?
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    Does body hair really grow back thicker each time you shave?

    Does body hair really grow back thicker each time you shave it? I hope this is just a myth. It's gotten me worried about shaving my facial hair too much.
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    Can people die of old age?

    Apparently "old age" is not a scientifically recognized cause of death. The typical belief by scientists is that people die of diseases that occur in old age, never of old age itself. However some gerontology researchers have disputed such and say that people can indeed die of old age alone.
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    The social sciences and philosophy forums.

    Why did this board do away with the social sciences and philosophy forums it used to have?
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    If you fall down an escalator going up, do you ever stop falling?

    If you fall down an escalator going up, do you ever stop falling?
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    Do you think all railroad crossings should be replaced with overpasses

    do you think all railroad crossings should be replaced with overpasses? i do. there are times when emergency vehicles take longer to get to people because they have to wait for a train.
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    Are birds a subset of reptiles and dinosaurs, or are they th

    are birds a subset of reptiles and dinosaurs, or are they their own class? traditionally they are considered their own class, has that changed?
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    If an astronaut were to die in space, what would they do wit

    if an astronaut were to die in space, what would they do with the body?
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    Do astronauts watch satellite TV in space?

    Do astronauts watch satellite tv in space?
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    Target stores adding a third bathroom for transgender use

    Target's talking about adding small unisex bathrooms in its stores that don't already have one for transgender people to use. Small one person unisex bathrooms are more dangerous. Someone can push someone in there and attack them, and because it's a one person bathroom, no one will come in, see...
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    Did hunter gatherers work less or more than modern humans?

    Did hunter gatherers work less or more than modern humans? Apparently consensus is that they worked less. There are those who believe they worked more, that they had to work constantly to sustain themselves and had little free time.
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    B What would a universe with two time dimensions be like?

    Just what would a universe be like if it had two time dimensions?
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    B Shouldn't dwarf planets be a subset of planets?

    After all, dwarf stars are a subset of stars and dwarf galaxies are a subset of galaxies, shouldn't a dwarf planet be a type of a planet?
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    Would it be possible to send a robotic probe to the Earth's core?

    Would it be possible to send a robotic probe to the Earth's core?
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    Evolution did not start life

    Many people have claimed that evolution started life. I'd say it did not. Life started evolution. Before there is evolution, there must be life. Am I right?
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    Are people required to burp?

    I've also thought that people are required to burp. It's like passing gas. However I had a teacher who would tell the class that people don't actually have to burp and that it was a disgusting thing to do.
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    Mammals evolving from birds rather than reptiles.

    Apparently this guy thinks mammals evolved from birds rather than reptiles. http://www.evolutionem.co.uk/btm106.html http://www.evolutionem.co.uk/btm107.html He points out the similarities between birds and monotremes. What do you think about the idea? Could mammals have actually evolved from...
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    Why haven't whales evolved gills?

    Why haven't whales evolved gills?
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    California and Florida in hundreds of years

    Is it true Florida and California will sink into the ocean in hundreds of years? I've heard somewhere that Florida might sink in hundreds of years time and that California in hundreds of years time might either sink or break off into an island.
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    B What would happen if you went back in time and prevented you

    What would happen if you went back in time and prevented your parents from meeting? What would happen to you?
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    Why is there no West Pole and East Pole?

    Why is there no West Pole and East Pole? There's a North Pole and a South Pole, but no West Pole and no East Pole.
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    Do quasars and blazars exist today?

    Do any quasars and blazars still exist today?
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    Is Terraforming Uranus And Neptune Possible?

    According to this website, it might be possible, by blasting off layers and leaving the rocky cores, turning them into rocky planets like the Earth, instead of the gas planets that they are now. http://terraforming.wikia.com/wiki/Uranus http://terraforming.wikia.com/wiki/Neptune
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    Why do humans see themselves as different from animals?

    While humans are scientifically classified as animals, we frequently see ourselves as being something different from the animals. Why is this?
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