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First instance of a light shooting up into the sky

7 votes
1 answer
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During the match at the beginning of Highlander, why does one of the fighters show off the Confederate flag?

18 votes
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Why do the Vulcans seem to despise humans so much in “Star Trek: Enterprise?”

22 votes
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First fictional lab-created plague

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Who is Dracula's son as mentioned in the song Monster Mash?

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Why does General Grievous have four arms?

7 votes
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Older sci-fi book about passive human-like herd animals vs predatory breeders

21 votes
3 answers
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What was the ‘obvious’ new answer to Asimov’s Pâté de Foie Gras made possible by scientific advance?

21 votes
1 answer
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Inventor creates wishing machine - accidentally calls up hell

19 votes
2 answers
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Book set in a New Zealand or Australian future society where the rich and poor live separately. Includes a character named Billy, short for Billy Goat

9 votes
5 answers
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Is there any crossover between Star Trek TV shows after the broadcast of Enterprise?

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Movie about a team of people drilling to the center of the Earth to save humanity

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Movie about a robot restoring the human population with a machine that can create human babies

21 votes
2 answers
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Who was Bilbo's / Frodo's mithril chain mail made for?

13 votes
3 answers
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Science Fiction movie which used Eagles from “Space: 1999?”

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1 answer
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Philosophy powered spaceship

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1990s/2000s live-action show with kids in tribes in a dystopian sci-fi/fantasy setting

16 votes
1 answer
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Military science fiction book where the main character and his group lost contact with Earth long ago; they encounter another ship that is from Earth

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Book identification. Very old Sci-Fi picture book with spaceships traveling in space and taking off from the Earth and strange aliens on other planets

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Are there any examples of Starfleet officers who were captains or admirals without ever having been in command of a starship or base?

16 votes
1 answer
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Why did the Tessier-Ashpool family create two separate AIs?

24 votes
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Short story collection about a genius inventor who guesses a password and develops an addictive food that turns explosive

13 votes
3 answers
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Sci-fi book with gender bending characters and space station on Venus?

10 votes
3 answers
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Short story in which time slips and the passenger pigeon reappears in North America

23 votes
1 answer
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Short science fiction story. Human worker in peril on a planet. Surface is covered in shallow water. If he becomes exhausted and lies down, will drown

16 votes
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Why so many character cliffhangers in the last episode of season one, "Chrysalis", and why wait one episode to resolve them?

23 votes
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What film had an amnesiac time-travelling android from the future who became Jesus?

19 votes
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Transplanted brain then finds flesh repulsive short story

20 votes
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Horror short story set on Everest, where climbers left behind are eaten by a creature masquerading as a climber

18 votes
1 answer
2k views

1980s horror program where a birdwatcher is found ripped to pieces on a fog covered island

15 votes
1 answer
3k views

Old romantic horror movie about a guy that fell in love with a girl and later found out she's a ghost

14 votes
2 answers
2k views

Movie about space with monsters with rock tentacles/spider legs

12 votes
3 answers
741 views

Short story in which the first men to fly meet flying monsters [duplicate]

7 votes
2 answers
2k views

Animated movie with dragons and a boy and girl from warring factions/kingdoms

5 votes
1 answer
1k views

NSFW story about a stowaway girl on an alien's ship

8 votes
1 answer
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What happened to the second bangle?

17 votes
1 answer
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When was Doctor Who first broadcast in the USA?

13 votes
1 answer
574 views

Short novel where a backwards nation invades the U.S. to lose, but wins [closed]

19 votes
1 answer
2k views

Book about sentient tanks, a fake war, fighting on the heart of a gas giant scoured by a neutron star, medical AI running rampant

19 votes
1 answer
1k views

Short story about a man from the future where they have marvelous technology he can't explain

14 votes
1 answer
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Very faint memory of a book featuring a one man predator

15 votes
1 answer
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Accidental colonists on Mars survive being stranded because Mars plants grow and provide the necessities of life

11 votes
1 answer
994 views

Book about planet with two semi intelligent species "foxes" and "hounds"

11 votes
1 answer
1k views

Movie where a family of four play a board game that punishes players when they lie

14 votes
1 answer
3k views

Why is the Map of Earth on the Ringworld?

17 votes
1 answer
973 views

Sci-fi short story about a teacher who was being studied to learn how to get robots to replace teachers in classrooms

12 votes
1 answer
971 views

Does the movie "In Time" have a previous film?

11 votes
1 answer
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Book in which a rogue AI infects a ship captain with a virus which turns her into an insect-like creature


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