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Looking for a fantasy, ocean themed book i read as a child?

The only things i remember about this book was it was about a brother and a sister (although i want to say more about the sister) and they were at a fair or carnival with their dad who raised them ...
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Why are the ringwraiths fearful of coming in contact with water?

At least twice in LoTR:FotR, ringwraiths cower away from bodies of water. The second time (the ford of Bruinen) can be explained away by their fear of some Elvish magical trap through the enchantment ...
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Sonic Showers - why reviled?

We’ve seen sonic showers in Star Trek, Star Wars, and countless SF books – so much so that I would wager that even a non-SF fan would know what was being referred to. Here’s a relatively recent ...
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Looking for a (TV?) MOVIE about a ship-wrecked far underwater where people were stuck but were able to live?

When I was a kid I watched a movie on television (not sure if it was on Cable or Broadcast TV ) about this group of people who were stranded at the bottom of the ocean in a sunken vessel for many ...
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How is faeces processed in stillsuits?

Kynes studied the underarm seals, adjusted one. “Motions of the body, especially breathing,” he said, “and some osmotic action provide the pumping force.” He loosened the chest fit slightly. ...
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Can water benders heat water?

I know that water benders can freeze and melt water/ice, but what is the limit to this? Can a water bender heat water to boiling? Steam? I know that water benders can bend steam (Korra did when she ...
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Book about a water planet (not earth) with people living off slow moving air bubbles

It was about an all water world, where people were living under water. They'd manage by catching air bubbles that would float slowly under water by catching them in contraptions they'd wear on their ...
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Gremlins, water, and snow

So in Gremlins is a kind of creature called a mogwai. Among the various rules is to not give him water, which would make him multiply and create the evil mogwai. I only know about he the movie and ...