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Wow in the World

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Wow in the World

Wow in the World

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Hosts Mindy Thomas and Guy Raz guide curious kids and their grown-ups on a journey into the wonders of the world around them. We'll go inside our brains, out into space and deep into the coolest new stories in science and technology.

Latest Episodes

Two Whats!? And A Wow! - Metamorphosis Gym

Why are there caterpillars running on treadmills in Mindy's Gingerbread Mansion? And what does this have to do with science behind METAMORPHOSIS? We've got questions AND answers on today's beautiful round of Two Whats!? & A Wow! We're challenging you to find facts from fiction about caterpillars!

9 MIN6 h ago
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Two Whats!? And A Wow! - Metamorphosis Gym

Mini-Moon!

It's a Bird! It's A Plane! It's a....MINI MOON orbiting around Planet Earth!? That's right! For the past year or more, we here on earth, have had TWO moons! Join Mindy and Guy Raz as they go galaxy gazing to witness this wonder of wow firsthand! It's the Who, What, When, Where, Why, How and Wow in the World of the Mini Moon!

22 MIN1 d ago
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Mini-Moon!

Two Whats!? And A Wow! - Inventoritos

Why does Mindy have toenail clipping shoes? And what does this have to do with the science of INVENTIONS? We've got questions AND answers on today's inventive round of Two Whats!? & A Wow! We're challenging you to find facts from fiction about inventions!

9 MIN4 d ago
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Two Whats!? And A Wow! - Inventoritos

Two Whats!? And A Wow! - Save It For A Rainy Day

Why is Guy Raz's meteorologist audition disrupted by a rainstorm inside Mindy's gingerbread mansion? And what does this have to do with the science about WEATHER? We've got questions AND answers on today's sunny round of Two Whats!? & A Wow! We're challenging you to find facts from fiction about weather!

9 MIN5 d ago
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Two Whats!? And A Wow! - Save It For A Rainy Day

Two Whats!? And A Wow! - Hair We Go!

Why is Mindy playing basketball with a ball covered in hair? And what does that have to do with the science of HAIR? We've got questions AND answers on today's hair-raising round of Two Whats!? & A Wow! We're challenging you to find facts from fiction about hair!

8 MIN6 d ago
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Two Whats!? And A Wow! - Hair We Go!

Two Whats!? And A Wow! - Colorful Wows

Why is Mindy squeezing beets into her frosting for her gingerbread walls? And what does this have to do with the science of COLORS? We've got questions AND answers on today's colorful round of Two Whats!? & A Wow! We're challenging you to find facts from fiction about colors!

8 MIN1 w ago
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Two Whats!? And A Wow! - Colorful Wows

Laughter In A Can: How Our Brains Interpret Funny Business

What in the wow is "canned laughter" and how in the world does it work? Join Mindy and Guy Raz as they explore the funny business of our brains on canned laughs! It's the Who, What, When, Where, Why, How, and Wow in the World of LAUGHTER!

24 MIN1 w ago
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Laughter In A Can: How Our Brains Interpret Funny Business

Two Whats!? And A Wow!: Crustacean Station

Why is Mindy using her lobster claw machine to try to get a plush crayfish? And what can this possibly have to do with the science of CRUSTACEANS? We've got questions AND answers on today's fishy round of Two Whats!? & A Wow! We're challenging you to find the fact from the fiction about crustaceans!

9 MIN1 w ago
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Two Whats!? And A Wow!: Crustacean Station

Two Whats!? And A Wow!: Out Of This World

Why are Mindy and Guy Raz throwing the Solar System a tea party? And why won't Mercury sit still!? Find out what in the world this has to do with the science of the solar system in today's sonic round of Two Whats!? & A Wow! We've got questions AND answers, and it's up to you to find the fact from the fiction about the Solar System!

8 MIN1 w ago
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Two Whats!? And A Wow!: Out Of This World

Two Whats!? And A Wow!: Ear, There, And Everywhere

Why is there an ear-wax statue of Guy Raz hanging out in Mindy's Gingerbread house? And what does this have to do with pigeon and grasshopper EARS? We've got questions AND answers on today's ear-riffic round of Two Whats!? & A Wow! It's your turn to spot the fact from the fiction!

8 MIN1 w ago
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Two Whats!? And A Wow!: Ear, There, And Everywhere

Latest Episodes

Two Whats!? And A Wow! - Metamorphosis Gym

Why are there caterpillars running on treadmills in Mindy's Gingerbread Mansion? And what does this have to do with science behind METAMORPHOSIS? We've got questions AND answers on today's beautiful round of Two Whats!? & A Wow! We're challenging you to find facts from fiction about caterpillars!

9 MIN6 h ago
Comments
Two Whats!? And A Wow! - Metamorphosis Gym

Mini-Moon!

It's a Bird! It's A Plane! It's a....MINI MOON orbiting around Planet Earth!? That's right! For the past year or more, we here on earth, have had TWO moons! Join Mindy and Guy Raz as they go galaxy gazing to witness this wonder of wow firsthand! It's the Who, What, When, Where, Why, How and Wow in the World of the Mini Moon!

22 MIN1 d ago
Comments
Mini-Moon!

Two Whats!? And A Wow! - Inventoritos

Why does Mindy have toenail clipping shoes? And what does this have to do with the science of INVENTIONS? We've got questions AND answers on today's inventive round of Two Whats!? & A Wow! We're challenging you to find facts from fiction about inventions!

9 MIN4 d ago
Comments
Two Whats!? And A Wow! - Inventoritos

Two Whats!? And A Wow! - Save It For A Rainy Day

Why is Guy Raz's meteorologist audition disrupted by a rainstorm inside Mindy's gingerbread mansion? And what does this have to do with the science about WEATHER? We've got questions AND answers on today's sunny round of Two Whats!? & A Wow! We're challenging you to find facts from fiction about weather!

9 MIN5 d ago
Comments
Two Whats!? And A Wow! - Save It For A Rainy Day

Two Whats!? And A Wow! - Hair We Go!

Why is Mindy playing basketball with a ball covered in hair? And what does that have to do with the science of HAIR? We've got questions AND answers on today's hair-raising round of Two Whats!? & A Wow! We're challenging you to find facts from fiction about hair!

8 MIN6 d ago
Comments
Two Whats!? And A Wow! - Hair We Go!

Two Whats!? And A Wow! - Colorful Wows

Why is Mindy squeezing beets into her frosting for her gingerbread walls? And what does this have to do with the science of COLORS? We've got questions AND answers on today's colorful round of Two Whats!? & A Wow! We're challenging you to find facts from fiction about colors!

8 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Two Whats!? And A Wow! - Colorful Wows

Laughter In A Can: How Our Brains Interpret Funny Business

What in the wow is "canned laughter" and how in the world does it work? Join Mindy and Guy Raz as they explore the funny business of our brains on canned laughs! It's the Who, What, When, Where, Why, How, and Wow in the World of LAUGHTER!

24 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Laughter In A Can: How Our Brains Interpret Funny Business

Two Whats!? And A Wow!: Crustacean Station

Why is Mindy using her lobster claw machine to try to get a plush crayfish? And what can this possibly have to do with the science of CRUSTACEANS? We've got questions AND answers on today's fishy round of Two Whats!? & A Wow! We're challenging you to find the fact from the fiction about crustaceans!

9 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Two Whats!? And A Wow!: Crustacean Station

Two Whats!? And A Wow!: Out Of This World

Why are Mindy and Guy Raz throwing the Solar System a tea party? And why won't Mercury sit still!? Find out what in the world this has to do with the science of the solar system in today's sonic round of Two Whats!? & A Wow! We've got questions AND answers, and it's up to you to find the fact from the fiction about the Solar System!

8 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Two Whats!? And A Wow!: Out Of This World

Two Whats!? And A Wow!: Ear, There, And Everywhere

Why is there an ear-wax statue of Guy Raz hanging out in Mindy's Gingerbread house? And what does this have to do with pigeon and grasshopper EARS? We've got questions AND answers on today's ear-riffic round of Two Whats!? & A Wow! It's your turn to spot the fact from the fiction!

8 MIN1 w ago
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Two Whats!? And A Wow!: Ear, There, And Everywhere
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