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  1. Who Needs Rockets?

    Who Needs Rockets?

    ~ Portals, Rifts and Wormholes ~ This challenge is for _Other_ means of traveling through th…

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  2. The Bright Side

    The Bright Side

    I for one, have had enough bad news, mayhem, tragedy, insanity, negativity, and angst for awh…

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  3. Seeing Red

    Seeing Red

    Let's see your best in *RED!* All Red Planets are included~ Mars or otherwise! If your art…

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  1. Through the (Quantum) Looking Glass

    Through the (Quantum) Looking Glass

    ~ Breaking the Boundaries of Perception ~ What if, instead of 3-D glasses such as those for …

    Closed 2 days ago

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  2. Purple Visions

    Purple Visions

    ~ In Memory of Prince ~ Let's see your best in *PURPLE!* Entries needn't be ALL purple (j…

    Closed 22 days ago

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  3. Fear & Loathing from the Outer Limits

    Fear & Loathing from the Outer Limits

    ~ SCARY SCIENCE STUFF! ~ *This challenge is for anything that scares you from the world of S…

    Closed about 1 month ago

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  4. Home away from Home

    Home away from Home

    ~ When we Colonize the Stars ~ Someday, should we survive our petty wars, ecological disaste…

    Closed about 1 month ago

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  5. Smilers

    Smilers

    ~ Dark Humor, Light Humor, Comic Humor ~ Entries must be based on our group theme ~ SCIE…

    Closed 3 months ago

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  6. O, My Stars!

    O, My Stars!

    ~ Astrology ~ A challenge for all things Astrological. It's _not Science, folks_! But thi…

    Closed 3 months ago

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  7. All the Best in Strange

    All the Best in Strange

    What's your favorite Strange Phenomena? It's probably safe to say we're all LOSPs here at Fr…

    Closed 4 months ago

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  8. Getting There from Here

    Getting There from Here

    *Starships, Interstellar Transports, Worm-holes, Portals, Rifts Between Dimensions, Time Machi…

    Closed 6 months ago

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  9. The Cream of the Crop

    The Cream of the Crop

    The rules for this are simple: *enter your best-ever image in the group!* It can be your fav…

    Closed 6 months ago

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  10. A Funny Thing, This Universe...

    A Funny Thing, This Universe...

    ~ Other Planets, ET's, Aliens and Monsters: The Lighter Side ~ All through October our chal…

    Closed 7 months ago

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  11. Wibbly-wobbly/ Timey-Whimey

    Wibbly-wobbly/ Timey-Whimey

    ~ Time! ~ What is it? How does it work? Is it uniform throughout the Cosmos? How are we con…

    Closed 8 months ago

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  12. The Virtual Party! Just for Halloween

    The Virtual Party! Just for Halloween

    ~ READ DIRECTIONS, PLEASE~ *This is a different sort of challenge*. We had one here two year…

    Closed 8 months ago

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  13. What Goes Bump in the Night?

    What Goes Bump in the Night?

    ~ Mythic Monsters, Famous Ghosts, Legendary Apparitions ~ This challenge is for sightings or…

    Closed 9 months ago

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  14. When We Settle Space

    When We Settle Space

    ~ Adios to Earth! It's on to the stars! ~ *NOT a challenge for ET's or Aliens!* For this one…

    Closed 9 months ago

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  15. Don't Say it, Show it!

    Don't Say it, Show it!

    ~ All the Best in Nerd-dom!/ Funny Stuff for Science Buffs and Fringe Science Fans, alike! ~ …

    Closed 10 months ago

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  16. Erwin's Famous Feline

    Erwin's Famous Feline

    ~ aka, Mr. Schrödinger ~ *Sorry Erwin... there ARE certainties about the Universe: for inst…

    Closed 10 months ago

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  17. Voyage Through the Never-Realm

    Voyage Through the Never-Realm

    ~ Not of sight and sound, but Mind ~ Enter your wildest, most surprising Mindscape! Th…

    Closed 10 months ago

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  18. Ancient Mysteries

    Ancient Mysteries

    ~ New Perpectives on the Past ~ It's becoming clearer all the time that we have an incomplet…

    Closed 11 months ago

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  19. Pluto!

    Pluto!

    ~ Small Challenge for a Small Planet ~ This will be a one-week challenge with a week to vote…

    Closed 11 months ago

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  20. Paradise Lost

    Paradise Lost

    ~ Climate Change and Other Ecological Disasters ~ _This is a challenge for exploring the pot…

    Closed 11 months ago

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  21. They're He-e-e-re! (UFO's)

    They're He-e-e-re! (UFO's)

    ~ Mysteries in the Sky ~ No doubt about it: strange things are being seen across the skies e…

    Closed 12 months ago

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  22. Crikey! It's a Cryptid!

    Crikey! It's a Cryptid!

    ~ Weird Creatures/ Mythic Monsters ~ This challenge is for creatures and life forms said to …

    Closed about 1 year ago

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  23. Funny Far-Out Science

    Funny Far-Out Science

    Dark Humor, Light Humor, Comic Humor ~ All Humor ~ Based on Fringe Science and the Unexplained!…

    Closed about 1 year ago

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  24. Tech: The Dark Side

    Tech: The Dark Side

    ~ Technology has fostered human progress and today we're dependent on it to a very great …

    Closed about 1 year ago

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  25. We Don't Really Know What's Out There, Do We?

    We Don't Really Know What's Out There, Do We?

    ~ Surprise us with your visions of the stuff awaiting us in space! ~ Sir Arthur Eddington sa…

    Closed about 1 year ago

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  26. Strangest of the Strange

    Strangest of the Strange

    ~ The Unexplained/ The Unexplainable ~ *THIS IS NOT ABOUT STRANGE ARTWORK! In keeping with …

    Closed about 1 year ago

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  27. Dude! What happened to my planet?

    Dude! What happened to my planet?

    ~ Earth Report/ 2724 ~ Here's the Scenario: you've been abducted by aliens! (Whether you be…

    Closed over 1 year ago

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  28. Unsolved!

    Unsolved!

    ~ Greatest Mysteries ~ This one's for the greatest riddles, whether of our planet or the mo…

    Closed over 1 year ago

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  29. Funny Place, this universe...!

    Funny Place, this universe...!

    ~ Dark Humor, Light Humor, Comic Humor ~ (Based on our group theme, of course ~ Fringe Scie…

    Closed over 1 year ago

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  30. The Reality Riddle

    The Reality Riddle

    ~ Unseen dimensions beyond our perception ~ Einstein said, “(Our) reality is an illusion… al…

    Closed over 1 year ago

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  31. Earth: 8902

    Earth: 8902

    ~ Who and what might we find on Earth by 8902? ~ Your Mission, should you choose to accept i…

    Closed over 1 year ago

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  32. Realms Normally Unseen

    Realms Normally Unseen

    ~ Do we sometimes see into alternate realities? ~ I think it's odd that mainstream science f…

    Closed over 1 year ago

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  33. Other Worlds & Other Moons

    Other Worlds & Other Moons

    ~ The Trans-Galactic Tour! ~ Show us your best art depicting other planets and/or, moons, wh…

    Closed over 1 year ago

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  34. Seriously Spooky!

    Seriously Spooky!

    ~ Ghosts and Other Strange Phenomena ~ You know the group: Science, Fringe Science, and The …

    Closed over 1 year ago

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  35. Visitors from Elsewhere

    Visitors from Elsewhere

    ~ UFO's and Aliens! ~ No doubt about it: strange things are being seen across the skies ever…

    Closed over 1 year ago

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  36. Science Humor

    Science Humor

    ~ The funnier, the better! ~ Dark Humor, Light Humor, Comic Humor ~ All Humor. Entries must …

    Closed about 2 years ago

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  37. Life Elsewhere in the Cosmos

    Life Elsewhere in the Cosmos

    ~ Exo-planets, Exo-species ~ Let’s see your best artwork, theories and ideas on the nature o…

    Closed about 2 years ago

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  38. Greatest Mysteries!

    Greatest Mysteries!

    ~ Artwork from the Strange and Unexplained ~ Every other television program seems to be abou…

    Closed over 2 years ago

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  39. Strange Daze

    Strange Daze

    ~ Best Fringe Science Shirt! ~ To celebrate our Grand Re-opening, enter your favorite "Stran…

    Closed over 2 years ago

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  40. Global Change

    Global Change

    ~ Dude! What Happened to my Earth? ~ Technology has furthered human progress and today we’re…

    Closed over 2 years ago

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  41. The Lighter Side of Science

    The Lighter Side of Science

    ~ Smilers, only! ~ Dark Humor, Light Humor, Comic Humor ~ All Humor (Based on Science) Fo…

    Closed over 2 years ago

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  42. Worlds of Wonder

    Worlds of Wonder

    ~ Other Planets; the Galactic Tour! ~ Show us your best art depicting planet-scapes on other…

    Closed over 2 years ago

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  43. Give the Gift of Science!

    Give the Gift of Science!

    ~ *Please Read! Entries by Nomination Only* ~ DO NOT enter in the usual way! This challenge …

    Closed over 2 years ago

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  44. Far into the Future

    Far into the Future

    ~ Visions out of Time ~ *What do you foresee for Earth ~ for Humanity ~ for the far future, …

    Closed over 2 years ago

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  45. Ancient Aliens

    Ancient Aliens

    ~ and other mysteries from the past ~ In this challenge once again we focus on The Unexplain…

    Closed over 2 years ago

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  46. Spooky!

    Spooky!

    ~ Ghosts and Other Strange Phenomena ~ Wonders & Weirdness is a group for Science, Fringe S…

    Closed over 2 years ago

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  47. Smilers!

    Smilers!

    ~ The Lighter Side of Science ~ Dark Humor, Light Humor, Comic Humor ~ All Humor (Based on S…

    Closed over 2 years ago

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  48. At Risk! (Our Deadly Universe)

    At Risk! (Our Deadly Universe)

    ~ Deadly Dangers in the Cosmos ~ We tend to think of Earth as a cozy refuge suited perfectly…

    Closed over 2 years ago

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  49. Quantum Colored Glasses

    Quantum Colored Glasses

    ~ What lies beyond our limited perceptions of Reality? ~ Einstein said, “(Our) reality is an…

    Closed over 2 years ago

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  50. Tick-Tock, Tick-Tock ~ TIME

    Tick-Tock, Tick-Tock ~ TIME

    ~ What is it? How does it operate? How are we connected with it? ~ This challenge is for co…

    Closed almost 3 years ago

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  51. Best of the Shirts!

    Best of the Shirts!

    ~ Don't Just Say It, Wear It! ~ This will be our first *Shirt Challenge* here at Cutting Edg…

    Closed almost 3 years ago

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  52. Wonders of the Cosmos

    Wonders of the Cosmos

    ~ The title says it all ~ Or almost all! Weird Stuff to Think About: In 2005, astronomer…

    Closed about 3 years ago

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  53. Greatest Mysteries in the Universe

    Greatest Mysteries in the Universe

    ~ All the questions no one has the answer to (as yet) ~ Once upon a time when we were kids,…

    Closed about 3 years ago

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  54. Exo-Planets!

    Exo-Planets!

    ~ FINAL $20 voucher challenge ~ At the time of this writing, there have been over 500 new pl…

    Closed over 3 years ago

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  55. Doomsday,  Revisited  ($20 voucher)

    Doomsday, Revisited ($20 voucher)

    ~ 2012: A New Perspective on the Future? ~ *By the time this challenge closes, 12-21-12 wil…

    Closed over 3 years ago

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  56. Theories from the Edge ($20 voucher)

    Theories from the Edge ($20 voucher)

    ~ Re-opening Challenge! ~ Cutting Edge is all about the Mysteries of the Universe: Weird S…

    Closed over 3 years ago

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  57. Earth: 2112/ $20 voucher)

    Earth: 2112/ $20 voucher)

    ~ Predicting the future of our planet ~ For this challenge, let's see your visions of the fu…

    Closed over 3 years ago

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  58. Nature of the Universe ($20 voucher)

    Nature of the Universe ($20 voucher)

    ~ What's it all about? This one's geared to twist your head a bit! Where did it come from? …

    Closed almost 4 years ago

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  59. What if Everything You Learned is Wrong?

    What if Everything You Learned is Wrong?

    *BONUS CHALLENGE!* (See Rewards and Prizes, below) This one could be a little tricky but let…

    Closed almost 4 years ago

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  60. T-I-M-E ($20 voucher)

    T-I-M-E ($20 voucher)

    Time: it could be the greatest mystery of them all. What is it? How does it operate? How ar…

    Closed almost 4 years ago

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  61. SPACE ~ The Final Frontier! ($20 voucher)

    SPACE ~ The Final Frontier! ($20 voucher)

    ~ Let's explore the cosmos All entries for the challenge MUST depict outer space! Planet…

    Closed almost 4 years ago

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  62. The X Files ($20 voucher)

    The X Files ($20 voucher)

    ~ High Strangeness, Fringe Science, Fortean Events ~ *This is not about the television show …

    Closed almost 4 years ago

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  63. Science and Technology: The Dark Side ($20 voucher)

    Science and Technology: The Dark Side ($20 voucher)

    After observing the first atomic bomb, Oppenheimer - one of its creators - quoted from the Bha…

    Closed about 4 years ago

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  64. Science: The Lighter Side ($20 voucher)

    Science: The Lighter Side ($20 voucher)

    Dark Humor, Light Humor, Comic Humor ~ All Humor (Based on Science)! For this challenge, all…

    Closed about 4 years ago

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  65. Your Best At Cutting Edge! ($20)

    Your Best At Cutting Edge! ($20)

    ~ BONUS CHALLENGE! Normally there is only one $20 voucher challenge per group, per month. …

    Closed about 4 years ago

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  66. Beyond the Veil ($20 voucher)

    Beyond the Veil ($20 voucher)

    The Big D Death ~ The Other Side Few want to talk about it, few want to think about it, …

    Closed about 4 years ago

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  67. Our Place in the Universe ($20 voucher)

    Our Place in the Universe ($20 voucher)

    ~ The Cosmos and the Human Mind ~ Hard science usually addresses the How's, not the Why's. B…

    Closed over 4 years ago

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  68. Visions of the End ($20 voucher)

    Visions of the End ($20 voucher)

    ~ 2012 ~ Most people are aware of the many prophecies and predictions concerning this (supp…

    Closed over 4 years ago

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  69. Most Amazing Theory Ever! ($20 voucher)

    Most Amazing Theory Ever! ($20 voucher)

    What is the Most Amazing Theory you believe you've ever heard?? Is it... Relativity (the f…

    Closed over 4 years ago

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  70. The Reality Riddle ($20 voucher)

    The Reality Riddle ($20 voucher)

    WHAT WE SEE, vs. WHAT EXISTS For this challenge, let's take a glimpse into the Human Mind an…

    Closed over 4 years ago

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  71. Life Elsewhere in the Cosmos ~ $20 voucher challenge

    Life Elsewhere in the Cosmos ~ $20 voucher challenge

    Let's see your best artwork, theories and ideas on the nature of life in other regions of our U…

    Closed over 4 years ago

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  72. FUTURE VISIONS:   $20 Voucher Challenge!

    FUTURE VISIONS: $20 Voucher Challenge!

    Peer through your prophetic telescope and skip ahead about a hundred years (or two, or three, o…

    Closed almost 5 years ago

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  73. Strange Theories / $20 Voucher Challenge!

    Strange Theories / $20 Voucher Challenge!

    *Our Strange Universe* For this challenge, we'll explore the Outer Limits at the Outer Fring…

    Closed almost 5 years ago

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  74. *Ancient Mysteries* (NEW AVATAR)

    *Ancient Mysteries* (NEW AVATAR)

    A challenge linking modern-day enigmas to the Ancient World: NOT just myths and wild stories…

    Closed almost 5 years ago

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  75. UFO's, EBE's and Other Guests...

    UFO's, EBE's and Other Guests...

    *This challenge is for art and text illustrating Theoretical Visitors from Elsewhere!* Some…

    Closed about 5 years ago

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  76. Enigmas of the Cosmos

    Enigmas of the Cosmos

    This challenge is for imagery and text which portrays and/or describes Cosmic Anomalies: Strang…

    Closed about 5 years ago

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  77. Through the (Quantum) Looking Glass

    Through the (Quantum) Looking Glass

    What if, instead of 3-D glasses such as those for watching 3-D television, there were *quantum …

    Closed about 5 years ago

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  78. Eve of Change

    Eve of Change

    Welcome to Our First Group Challenge!! The theme is *Eve of Change.* Nearly everybody would…

    Closed about 5 years ago

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