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KEY_ABRADE
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28 votes
27 answers
10k views

How can you tell an AI apart from a human over the phone but not in person?

19 votes
8 answers
10k views

If you were wearing a bomb suit, would it be safe to set off a Claymore mine strapped to your chest?

23 votes
17 answers
7k views

How does a Game of Thrones-style hyperwinter occur?

24 votes
22 answers
7k views

How do I stop Bob the gigantic animal from overheating?

11 votes
13 answers
6k views

Why would it take years to decades for aid to reach the survivors of a localized nuclear war?

15 votes
14 answers
6k views

Would an ultra-heavy tank be a resource-efficient zombie-extermination unit for an CBRN-contaminated environment?

13 votes
9 answers
5k views

How can a repressive government quickly but non-permanently disable human vocal cords in a way that allows only that government to restore them?

18 votes
5 answers
4k views

How powerful would a volcanic eruption need to be to blast debris to the height of the ISS?

18 votes
22 answers
4k views

How would an entity automatically know when someone is directly observing it?

10 votes
3 answers
4k views

How thick must granite walls be to isolate monks?

12 votes
9 answers
3k views

Why would an everything-eating fungus be unable to spread outside of Australia?

10 votes
3 answers
3k views

What would an above-ground residential apartment designed to negate the effects of a one-kiloton nuclear surface burst at 500 meters look like?

12 votes
6 answers
3k views

Give me a human-portable weapon capable of rapidly melting a Terminator into a molten puddle

5 votes
7 answers
3k views

Walking on tiny landmines in steel-soled boots

10 votes
4 answers
3k views

I'm making a tattooed repository of paramedical knowledge for a religious ceremony. How small can words be if they're tattoos made of cremation ashes?

12 votes
6 answers
2k views

What would land vehicles designed to operate in a perpetual hurricane look like?

14 votes
6 answers
2k views

How would one go about making a subdermal Faraday cage?

5 votes
7 answers
2k views

How do I make a steam engine work - with next-to-zero hydrocarbons, or, for that matter, biomatter - to use as fuel?

5 votes
5 answers
2k views

How much weight can a human wear without tipping over?

15 votes
7 answers
2k views

How many refugees can I pack into a nuclear-powered version of the largest ship ever built?

11 votes
7 answers
2k views

What are some sociological or military justifications for localized nuclear warfare?

13 votes
4 answers
2k views

What biomaterials with higher compressive strength than bone can I use to make big but proportionate humanoids?

8 votes
4 answers
2k views

What shape most efficiently disperses an overpressure wave from a nuclear weapon?

9 votes
4 answers
2k views

What are some of the structural problems inherent to a kilometer-scale hydrogen airship?

6 votes
2 answers
1k views

How do you farm flies?

5 votes
9 answers
1k views

Why would a tank have multiple main weapons or a main weapon with multiple barrels?

4 votes
5 answers
1k views

How does one subvert a Dead Hand-style automated nuclear weapons system? [closed]

9 votes
4 answers
1k views

Is there space in an average animal cell that I could cram some extra organelles into?

1 vote
4 answers
1k views

In the event of a strategic nuclear war that somehow only hits Eurasia and Africa, would the Americas collapse economically or socially? [closed]

4 votes
3 answers
1k views

How big can a young mad scientist make their homemade Clifford before he overheats?

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