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31 votes
12 answers
11k views

In the late 1940’s to early 1950’s what technology was available that could melt a LOT of ice?

25 votes
17 answers
5k views

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

15 votes
8 answers
3k views

How could I make cameras fit in with a middle ages inspired culture?

10 votes
8 answers
2k views

What constitutes the lifespan of a firearm? If modern guns were still used a century from now would that be unrealistic?

9 votes
4 answers
2k views

How would a cephalopod-like race breathe outside of water?

9 votes
5 answers
622 views

Are handheld electric weapons realistic?

8 votes
5 answers
4k views

Would nuclear bombs be effective against clouds of nanites?

8 votes
5 answers
873 views

Could an extraterrestrial plant survive inside of a meteor as it enters a planet's atmosphere?

7 votes
8 answers
5k views

Would a double-decker tri-articulated bus work effectively?

7 votes
7 answers
1k views

Where would a technologically advanced group of people forced into space by a calamity obtain water from?

7 votes
3 answers
873 views

Would superfluid helium-4 grenades make for a useful area denial weapon?

6 votes
4 answers
3k views

Could an eternal or near-eternal battery exist? [closed]

6 votes
1 answer
127 views

Would an asteroid colliding with a terrestrial planet result in the creation of extensive caves nearby the crater?

5 votes
4 answers
358 views

How do I write a fictional alternate history to handwave in a higher predilection for firearms among world cultures?

4 votes
2 answers
201 views

Can I get some help making my area denial non-lethal grenade realistic and scientifically sound?

4 votes
2 answers
237 views

Would it be possible to build numerous spaceships that could transport 10 million people in the late 2100's?

3 votes
1 answer
3k views

How would sulfur-based lifeforms behave physically and anatomically?

3 votes
4 answers
697 views

Could a terrestrial planet become a gas giant?

3 votes
4 answers
444 views

If North America and Latin America unified into one country, how would the highway system work? [closed]

3 votes
2 answers
290 views

Would categorizing planes of existence be considered dumbing down or enriching when it comes to worldbuilding?

3 votes
1 answer
244 views

How would the wings of a sphinx or a manticore need to be in order for the creature to fly?

2 votes
6 answers
399 views

Could firearms realistically have RFID reader built into them so they could be tracked?

2 votes
3 answers
78 views

Would there be a point to windfarms in a country surrounding a bay and is also almost fully surrounded by mountain ranges?

2 votes
3 answers
736 views

Could a futuristic group of people collect/farm nuclear pasta from neutron stars?

2 votes
3 answers
172 views

What conditions would be necessary to have all of the world's mainland animals be subjected to island gigantism?

2 votes
2 answers
182 views

My setting has a multiverse, how could the agency in charge of naming them and documenting them tell them apart?

1 vote
2 answers
173 views

By any scientific/pseudo-scientific means could plasma be used to increase the lifespans of living creatures?

-3 votes
2 answers
129 views

When antimatter meets matter do the two of them cancel eachother out? [closed]

-4 votes
1 answer
110 views

How would blood types and blood transfusions work in a setting with widely different humanoid races? [closed]