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Austin Hemmelgarn
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130 votes
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Is it possible to create a practical sword that's naturally toxic?

48 votes
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How many years could notebook computers and phones be stored in a closed bunker/vault and still operational when found?

26 votes
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Before the advent of satellite imaging, what would have been the easiest place to hide a secret civilization?

18 votes

Could you run a CPU at a much higher speed, as a disposable item?

18 votes

How practical is a spear-rapier (fencing foil) hybrid?

17 votes

Smart phones and claws?

16 votes

Is the concept of a biometric smart gun that will detonate when anyone besides its owner touches the weapon unrealistic?

16 votes

How difficult would it be to reverse engineer a device whose function is based on unknown physics?

15 votes

Assassination by means of shooting through wall

14 votes

Ecological niche of a horse sized wolf

14 votes

What elements are useful for humans, but rare in our galaxy?

11 votes
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Projectile that crystallizes a target

11 votes
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Can a society with no electricity develop modern weaponry?

10 votes
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Dresses for swordplay?

10 votes

How to prove character is a time traveller in the 16th century?

9 votes

How would a theoretically perfect language work?

8 votes

What disease could my time traveler find a definitive 'cure' for, without recognizing the specific disease

8 votes

Feasible explanation to the continued existence of dangerous magical creatures in a modern setting

8 votes

What would be the benefits of a radioactive moon on a humanity?

7 votes

How to make a weapon that never friendly fires?

7 votes
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Would crossbreeding between humans and trolls always be taboo?

6 votes

Plausibility of not noticing alien life on Earth

6 votes

Setting Relative Coinage Values

6 votes

What sort of work environment would require both an electronic engineer and an anthropologist?

5 votes

Excuse for plasma, projectile, laser, and particle-beam weaponry to coexist?

5 votes

Can a planet harbor plants of different colors without one pigment outcompeting the others?

5 votes

How to avoid the language barrier when there is no time to learn the other language?

5 votes

Could the development of a body armour that completely stops any small arms fire make a civilization go back to medieval-style combat?

5 votes

What explosive mines discriminate against hovercraft?

5 votes

What would be the benefits of cauldron usage for witchcraft?