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The Problems with Superpowers

Your radiation experiments have finally succeeded! You now have superpowers. Congratulations. But before you try extraordinary feats, you should think about precisely what your powers do and do not do.

Sure, you can fly at supersonic speeds. But you’ll freeze. Also, you’ll get lost.

What other consequences do you need to take into account? Read the rest by Justin Hall at Dorkly.


When I was teaching I'd do a bit on bad science in the movies and TV. Like the Incredible Shrinking Man would become the incredibly stupid man and the Invisible Man would be blind. The students had fun with it.
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Sure, you can fly at supersonic speeds. But you’ll freeze.

Actually because the air will warm up significantly as it crosses the supersonic shock wave, you might cook not freeze. It all depends on ambient conditions and velocity.
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