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Is there an identifiable origin for the association of minotaurs with battle axes?
asked May 29, 2018 at 1:46
Why are energy weapons seen as more acceptable in children's shows than guns that fire bullets?
asked Feb 18, 2019 at 3:07
A journal editor has pretended my referee report actually came from two separate referees
asked Feb 6 at 3:54
Had J. K. Rowling seen This Is Spinal Tap before writing Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone?
asked Oct 14, 2019 at 3:01
Did Tolkien think about language evolution when the speakers are immortal?
asked Dec 3, 2015 at 2:17
What does Aslan mean about being a bridge builder in our world?
asked Oct 3, 2017 at 17:34
Are all instances of trolls turning to stone ultimately references back to Tolkien?
asked Jun 19, 2019 at 7:16
In what adaptation of Return of the Jedi did Jabba brag about killing Jedi in the old days?
asked Jul 10, 2018 at 4:30
Was Lovecraft's "Shunned House" a real building?
asked Oct 23, 2018 at 2:37
What is the reason for the adornments hidden under the dome of the hemispherical droid prop from A New Hope?
asked Oct 11, 2021 at 2:50
Writing a recommendation letter for a student I reported for academic dishonesty
Is there a term for the science fiction trope where a character lists two historical things and a future thing?
What does Gandalf the White mean by his strange speech about Boromir?
How to deal with an author who worked on an analysis that never made it into the paper?
Why couldn't the dwarves beat/kill the Balrog?
A story where a small child takes on the pain of the world
Final report rejected, institution asked to return funding and prosecute my supervisor
Is it fair for a professor to grade us on the possession of past papers?
How do people peer-review many papers?
What did Darth Vader mean by “There’ll be no one to stop us this time.” Who had “stopped” Vader—or the Empire—previously?
Gruesome animated barbarian show from 2006 (like an animated Conan the Barbarian)
Why couldn't Scotty beam Spock out of the radiation chamber in Wrath of Khan?
Do all 'Far Side' cartoons take place in the same universe?
Why did Sauron die when the Ring was destroyed in Mount Doom?
What's the origin of the trope that dragons used to be common but aren't any more?
Young adult fantasy novel where young girl was priestess-in-training in a dark sacred cave
Why didn't Vader execute Piett?
80's/90's Show/movie about a telekinetic Alien Cat crash-landed on Earth
How was Luke's prosthetic hand in Episode V filmed?
How did Jadis, The White Witch, obtain the right to kill a traitor in Narnia?
Nuclear missiles about to land but time stops except for a lone housewife. What show is it?
Taking a theorem as a definition and proving the original definition as a theorem
What's with the bias towards Japanese among the (few) East Asian officers in Starfleet?
What is the earliest instance of "Dark Elves" in modern Fantasy?
Will a penny ever stand still in the water at a certain depth?
Why did George Lucas set Star Wars in the past instead of the future?
Foreign student required to learn and recite the pledge of allegiance in Kindergarten (U.S)
Why didn't the Stewards of Gondor ever claim the throne?
Two students having separate topics chose to use the same paper format
Why did Biff not pursue a relationship with Lorraine in the original timeline?