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How big would the AoE/destruction of a nuke 72 times smaller than normal be assuming it still works at that scale?

I had the idea of a nuke that is scaled down for roughly 1 inch tall cockroaches. Why would they make one at all? Because it sounds cool. Would it effect them since they are roaches? Probably not. ...
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How can an object pass through a building without taking significant damage?

A kaiju swinging its arm through a building, a superhero that, locked in battle with a villain, flies through several buildings, a huge mecha that uses its ax on a skyscraper, like a lumberjack would ...
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How do we destroy data permanently in a world where time travel is easily done?

When you delete data, you make it impossible to retrieve for all times in the future, assuming you have done it right. However, the data still existed in the past. In a world set in the 22nd century, ...
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How can I blow up the Enterprise Death Star ™️©️®️? [closed]

In my world, a group of researchers have developed artificial general intelligence (AGI), and they have open sourced it on GitHub to help it evolve. The AGI is relatively small for an AI and can run ...
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How does trauma change a culture [closed]

In my story there is a collection of people who, thousands of years ago, were exiled from their home world. They fought in a galactic scale war and were on the losing side, they were then used as a ...
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How to ensure the complete destruction of a body in a warfield?

A commando expedition is sent to country A. The fact that they come from country B must not be known in case they are caught in country A. In order to do so, they need to have a portable way to turn ...
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How to remove Saturn’s rings?

So oblate spheroid man is mad. One of his oblate spheroids has these nasty rings on it and he cannot watch it rotate in peace. So he dispatches Mr. Skeeble to get rid of them. Mr. Skeeble gets to ...
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