OghmaOsiris
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In general, should I look through a novel's appendix(es) before, during or after reading?
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Some books like House of Leaves have appendacies that are meant to be read at a specific time during the reading if the main book and the story isn't complete without it. I would suggest that you ...

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Anime where a teenage heiress runs off with a famous thief, probably set during Industrial Revolution
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Could it be "Scrapped Princess"?

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X-Men Story/Chronology 2000 - 2010
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From the X-Men wikipedia article: Notable story arcs of this decade are "Revolution" (2000), "Eve of Destruction," "E Is for Extinction" (2001), "Planet X," "Here Comes Tomorrow," "Gifted," (2004)...

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Where does time come from in the movie "In Time"?
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There was a line in the movie that mentioned "Is there any new time in circulation?" or something like that. I think it could be assumed when they went to the time currency, there was a supply of ...

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What is the difference between Batman and the Batman of Gotham City?
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When Bruce Wayne was pronounced dead, Dick Grayson took up the role as Batman and put Nightwing on hiatus. I think the difference in names is so people didn't confuse Bruce's Batman with Dick's Batman....

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What's the name of this fantasy tv show?
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Could it be Jem, perchance? Made from 1985-1988 Starred a girl in her teens When Jerrica Benson became Jem, she often had star-like makeup around her eyes

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Why does Loki look like he does in the movies?
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The only mention I see of why he looks that way in the Marvel Wiki is because when Odin adopted the boy, he lost his powers and gained that of the Asguardians, I'm assuming, thorugh Odin's power as ...

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What are the uses of Unicorns?
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The blood is used to extend life or heal wounds. Voldemort survives on Unicorn blood before the events of The Philosopher's Stone. At a terrible price. The hair of unicorn is quite magically potent ...

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What Were the Three Witches in Macbeth Based On?
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The Three Witches were meant to represent our dark thoughts and temptations to evil. They constantly play on Macbeth's ambition. Their speech is another key to who they are. They are the only ...

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How could Enterprise remain at warp after ejecting its cores in Star Trek (2009)
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Newton's 1st law of motion states that a body in motion will stay in motion until an outside force act upon it. I would assume that they were traveling that fast and nothing was causing it to stop ...

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Where does human waste go when going to the toilet in the Star Trek universe?
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In the documentary Journey's End: The Saga of Star Trek - The Next Generation, Johnathan Frakes actually answers this question by pointing out that only 1 bathroom is ever on an actual map in one of ...

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How do photon and quantum torpedoes "miss"?
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The torpedoes have advanced, but so have enemy systems. The torpedoes could very well be locking on, but then be inturrupted by the enemy's sheilding or flase locks. Perhaps the torpedoes can't be ...

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Is the IP address used realistically in the book "REAMDE"?
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You can use an IP address to find where a package came from. Tracemyip.org can show you that your general location can be discovered. Its not a far stretch to assume a more exact location can be ...

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Why did the Jedi want to bring balance to the Force?
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If there is no bad to challenge the good, the good would have no meaning. The force wouldn't function as there would be nothing to define what the light side of the force is without having the dark ...

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What is the name of the movie from the 80's about scientists that build a machine that helps people share their experiences?
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Dreamscape? http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0087175/

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What was Peter Parker’s college major?
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From everywhere I've seen, It doesn't mention what his major is. I would assume it was photo journalism based on his career with the Bugle, but he also showed an aptitude for biomechanics, engineering ...

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Does Springfield still exist in the Futurama future?
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Note that Springfield is referenced in The Simpsons as being in all the states that there is actually a Springfield (as a running gag). So, if The Simpsons is just a show in Futurama, then it is ...

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In The Matrix, why didn't Machines use solar energy?
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In the Animatrix, it shows that the people of the Earth, as a last resort, scorched the sky with some bomb that would continuously cause no light to enter the atmosphere. It mentions that they would ...

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Which Marvel Comics eras and story arcs does the '90s X-Men cartoon reflect?
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This isn't as clear cut as you might think. The cartoon is indeed based off the then-current team of X-Men, but all the stroy arcs are from different time frames in the X-Men universe. Many ...

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What happened to Yoda?
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The unbalance in the force caused him to become agile and sick. That's how I figured it. Edit: After thinking about the answer I gave to another question, I would say that Yoda got weak after the ...

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Who are the current members of the main Avengers team in the comics?
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According to the Marvel Wiki the current rosters are: Avengers Team Leader: Maria Hill Team Members: Protector (Noh-Varr) Hawkeye (Clint Barton) Iron Man (Tony Stark) Spider-...

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What is the nature of Christmas observance in the Potterverse?
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Perhaps they are celebrating Yule, which is what the Christmas holiday is based off of. Yule is a celebration of winter solstice and would seem like a natural fit for witches and wizards to celebrate. ...

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Is Red Robin a Meta-Human?
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Tim Drake is not a meta-human, he's the retired side-kick to Batman. His reference to "all of us" may refer to just super-hero teenagers as well as meta-humans. He says "us" because the people being ...

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When did Apollo and Midnighter get married?
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(I ended up just reading the entire first volume so I could see when it happens...) Apollo and Midnighter got married in The Authority #29 (2002) Which was the last issue of volume 1.

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What happens to the air in the area, when things are transported or replicated?
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Perhaps the transporter or replicator pads create a vacuum while the transport is in progress and the matter stream completes the transports from the center of the mass to the edges, causing the air ...

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Why was life support so time-critical in Star Trek ships?
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I think that they made it a big deal because they knew that if life support failed, they would all inevitably die, despite the fact that they could survive for a few hours. If they were stranded in ...

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