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Managing heat dissipation in a magic wand

Backstory You won't believe it, but I'll tell you anyway. I'm a Level 61 wizard. If you think about it, wands aren't all that hard to use. Point, invoke, joyfully watch your enemy burn in the ...
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How could an ultimate power armour be made? [closed]

In my setting, I want to have soldiers wearing some kind of power armor, but not just a simple power armor, but a truly (almost) ultimate solution to "taking damage" problem. My question is whether it'...
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A society wrapped in cotton wool [closed]

In the future, rich people live in gated communities with armed guards. They are so concerned that anything bad will happen to their children that they literally wrap them up in cotton wool. As ...
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In 1000 years, could a magnetic bottle-like plasma dome system protect a small city? [closed]

I've looked at the magnetic bottle (hydrogen plasma/fusion) idea as a potential basis for extrapolating what technology might be capable of doing with plasma fields 1000 years into the future...which ...
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Protection against h-bomb core explosion conditions thinkable?

Assume a human in direct vicinity (think 1-50 m [if you need more space for your intended device]) to the explosion center of a nuclear fusion bomb. Is survival via technology thinkable? The TNT ...
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How to protect against a worldwide EMP?

What are the ways to protect against EMP and can they be used to protect storage facilities, vehicles and indoor hydroponic farms ? The cause of the EMP is a meteorite crash around the same as what ...
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Defending against 100-year flood

The city I'm designing had a 100-year flood in the year 1907. The city has a population of 90,000 inhabitants and is situated on a confluence of two navigable rivers. River "Q" is about 400m wide; ...
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Surviving the atmosphere of Venus

From what I've seen, a floating habitat about 50 km above the surface of Venus is feasible--the atmosphere is dense enough that breathable air is a lifting gas, and that would be about the height for ...