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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.
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Back-To-School: Recess 101

Back-To-School: Recess 101

2019-09-1600:22:29

How in the world does recess make us smarter? Where in the world do kids enjoy the most of it? Join Guy Raz and Mindy Thomas on an expedition to better understand the science of taking a break! It's the Who, What, When, Where, Why, How, and Wow in the World of RECESS! Originally aired 8/24/17.
The Very Hungry Black Hole

The Very Hungry Black Hole

2019-09-0900:29:191

Mindy's going to need a few tips if she's going to win the local eating competition, lucky for her, Guy Raz knows the best eater in the universe! The supermassive black hole at the centre of our galaxy! Join Guy Raz and Mindy Thomas as they explore the Who, What, When, Where, Why, How, and Wow in the World of black holes! Originally aired May 7th 2018.
It's that time of year! The annual public radio food truck festival! Mindy has slapped a new logo on her dilapidated ice cream truck and joins in the festivities with a new twist on Gramma G-Force's famous "Sloppy G's!" But what is this new twist? And why does it have Guy Raz feeling squeamish and squirming? Find out as these two explore the latest Who, What, When, Where, Why ,How, and Wow in the World of EDIBLE INSECTS! Originally Aired 2/18/19.
Smart-Bots

Smart-Bots

2019-08-2600:33:231

From self-driving cars to chess playing robots, oh my! Artificial intelligence is all around us, and it's only getting smarter. Join Guy Raz and Mindy Thomas on a computational quest to discover the Who, What, When, Where, Why, How and Wow in the World of AI!
This week, it's a double scoop of our first ever, Wow in the World Podcast Scrambler! In this episode, Guy Raz and Mindy team up with the Story Pirates Podcast to explore the latest science behind SYNESTHESIA! Taste words, hear colors, feel sounds? What in the world is happening in the brain when senses are scrambled? How in the world did the story pirates find a Wowzer with this amazing condition? And where in the world is that new music coming from? Join Guy, Mindy, The Story Pirates, and an amazing new invention, as they explore the Who, What, When, Where, Why, How, and Wow in the World of Synesthesia! Originally aired May 28th 2018.
Having trouble breaking through the bitter bites of nature's leafiest greens and cocoa beans? Well before you do that spit-take, you may want to chew on this nature's candy just a little longer! New research suggests that the key savoring the bitter flavors of Brussels sprouts, kale, and even coffee, can be found in your spit! Join Mindy and Guy Raz as they explore the Who, What, When, Where, Why, How, and Wow in the World of SALIVA! Originally Aired September 10th 2018.
How To Talk To A Dog

How To Talk To A Dog

2019-08-0500:24:288

Is that dog wearing glasses?! Guy Raz has a new four-legged friend, but he's having trouble bonding with him. Good thing Mindy knows the scientifically-proven very best way to talk to dogs! This week learn HOW in the world scientists figured out how to speak to dogs and WHAT in the world is the best way to say "Who's a good boy"? Join Mindy and Guy Raz to learn the Who, What, When Where, Why, How, and Wow in the World of canine communication! Originally aired June 4th, 2018.
New scientific research suggests that kids these days are better than grownups when it comes to waiting. WHAT?! Join Mindy and Guy Raz in the waiting room of the dentist's office, as they explore how scientists used MARSHMALLOWS in the scientific experiment that lead to this discovery! It's the Who, What, When, Where, Why, How, and Wow in the World of Waiting! Originally Aired September 17th 2018.
What's that scent wafting through the murky waters off the coast of Georgia? Well if you're a mud crab, you'll know that it's the smell of fear. But where does it come from? And how do we know? Join Guy Raz & Mindy Thomas for Who, What, When, Where, Why, How, and Wow in the World of secret signals of the animal world. (And stick around as they potty-train a Blue crab. Trust us on this one.) Originally Aired April 30th 2018.
I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! But what's up with all the melting on hot summer days? Join Mindy and Guy Raz as they scour the globe in search of a special new ingredient, that's said to prevent ice cream from turning into a sticky situation! It's the Who, What, When, Where, Why, How, and Wow in the World of slower melting ice cream! Originally aired July 30th, 2018.
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I love this podcast

Sep 11th
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Dylan Jones

love your show but why do you upload old podcast?

Aug 27th
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Walker Family

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Aug 22nd
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Walker Family

Drew Brid thanks

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Drew Brid

Walker Family good idea~

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Walker Family

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Walker Family

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Rita Moore

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Lillian Thomas

hi Reggie mini gyros Thomas fingerling and Grandma G-Force I love you show is so amazing and so sciency

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Ayla Murane

not wat i was expecting

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Ayla Murane

i did not remember this after listining to every episode

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Ashley Gilfoil

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Megan Long

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