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How much force would be required to destroy the Earth

It cannot be done through a punch. There's several issues, but the easiest to work with is to look at the displacement of your fist. From your invocation of the binding energy of the Earth, it doesn'...
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What is the physical limitation of using blood bending (hemokinesis) to make bullets with your own blood?

"How much blood can this patient afford to lose..." This was a trick ~ not trick question a wise surgeon used to ask medical students. It's a trick question because, indeed, a person can ...
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What Would be The Least Bad Countries to Seek Refuge As a Powerful Superhuman?

Forget countries, enlist the rich. Firstly: Tell anyone who needs to know - it only works when you're happy and not feeling threatened. There's a certain push to set-up Mars colony. Appearing in Mr. ...
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What Would be The Least Bad Countries to Seek Refuge As a Powerful Superhuman?

Most Western Countries will Treat Your MC Well There have been real people in this world with real super powers that can put your ritual portal power to shame. One such person I've meet was arrested ...
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What Would be The Least Bad Countries to Seek Refuge As a Powerful Superhuman?

Countries cannot be trusted, fundamentally Any country is an open collection of individuals. Democracies elect their leadership, monarchies inherit, dictatorships take by force. In addition, countries ...
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What Would be The Least Bad Countries to Seek Refuge As a Powerful Superhuman?

Plausibly you want a first-world country that does not have aspirations or inclinations of global hegemony, gets on well enough with most other countries that they'd be hesitant to infringe on its ...
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What Would be The Least Bad Countries to Seek Refuge As a Powerful Superhuman?

What is your goal? It depends on what your goal is. Powerful countries will pay well for your abilities. Tiny countries won’t have resources. Powers with unscrupulous uses will appeal to powerful ...
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How much force would be required to destroy the Earth

At this point, you would need to be more concerned with recoil of that punch. However force it may take to shatter the earth, the some ”one” would probably be yeeted back at light speed. That would ...
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What Would be The Least Bad Countries to Seek Refuge As a Powerful Superhuman?

Any small European country (the Netherlands, Belgium, ...). Europe is an stable region with a lot of influence internationally but at the same time, small regions in Europe won't bother trying to ...
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What is the physical limitation of using blood bending (hemokinesis) to make bullets with your own blood?

Blood loss aside, I would question the properties of your 'blood bullet' itself. A liquid 'bullet' would simply splash against a target, and wouldn't damage the offender in any measurable way. If you ...
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What Would be The Least Bad Countries to Seek Refuge As a Powerful Superhuman?

No country is safe The USA, China, and Russia are all fine conducting violent operations on foreign soil, and they can get you anywhere you go. They'll make wherever you visit unsafe. The USA is the ...
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What Would be The Least Bad Countries to Seek Refuge As a Powerful Superhuman?

Assume that we are going with the most uncharitable plausible prediction of governments, organizations, people, etc based on their past actions. If we are to assume that, it is likely that no country ...
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What is the physical limitation of using blood bending (hemokinesis) to make bullets with your own blood?

I don't know if it was an edit in the original post after 'elemtilas' provided their detailed answer, but it looks like the 2% loss isn't as insignificant as assumed. From the post, I understand that ...
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Personal Teleportation: From Rags to Riches

Expanding upon the space elevator concept some things come to mind: You're not limited to the ISS. NASA can push a manned craft to geosync or the lunar surface--it's actually a lot easier since ...
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Personal Teleportation: From Rags to Riches

Organ donation network. The Teleporter has visited every organ transplant facility worthy of the name in the country, or maybe the world. After all, one that has to wait for a liver to arrive on ...
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