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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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An Eyebrow Evolution!

An Eyebrow Evolution!

2019-06-2400:28:06

Once upon a time, our earliest human ancestors all had a permanent case of 'angry face' due to the big bony ridges on their foreheads. Over time we've evolved flexible brows that can communicate our complex emotions. Evolutionary anthropologists are trying to figure out why. Join Mindy and Guy Raz for an ancient family reunion, and discover the who, what, when, where, why, how and WOW in the world of eyebrows! Originally Aired August 13th 2018.
It's time for another spicy smack down in the world of Wow, and this time Gramma G-Force and a Naked Mole Rat go head to head in a battle of...Wasabi?! How will our fearless competitors handle the heat? And what does their brain have to do with it? A new scientific study just might have what it takes to predict the results before the competition even begins! It's The Who, What, When, Where, Why, How, and Wow in the World of the brain on pain!
A Sunbrella For The Planet

A Sunbrella For The Planet

2019-06-1000:25:196

Summer days are getting hotter and hotter! For us humans, it's as easy as drinking a cool glass of water, lathering ourselves in sunscreen and putting up a parasol! But what about the planet? How do we keep planet earth cool! On a summer staycation to the beach, Guy and Mindy explore who, what, where, why, how and wow of Geo-Solar-Engineering a nifty new way to keep our planet cool!
What in the world can a giant ostrich and a prehistoric dinosaur tell us about the evolution of flight? Join Mindy, Guy Raz, a dino robot, and escaped zoo ostrich as they explore the Who, What, When, Where, Why, How, and Wow in the World of FLIGHT!
Darkness? Orcas? Turns out, everyone's afraid of something! Even the Great White Shark, the most fearsome predator in the seven seas! But afraid of what? And why? And how can this fear impact the rest of the ocean? Join Guy and Mindy as they head off to the season premiere of the Bruni Soto show to explore the Who, What, Where, Why, How and Wow in the World of fears!
Scientists have long known that different people experience different smells, well...differently! But Why? And How? Join Mindy and Guy Raz in their new backyard Ol'Factory of bottled up odors, as they explore the Who, What, When, Where, Why, How, and Wow in the World of SMELL!
The Museum of Wow just opened its new amphibian exhibit, and everyone from pollywogs to old croaks agree that the new discoveries featured there are positively ribbeting! Join Mindy, Guy Raz, Reggie, and friends for a fact-filled tour of miniature frogs, a toddler with glow-in-the-dark bones, and a few surprises along the way! It's the latest Who, What, When, Where, Why, How, and Wow in the World of fantastic FROGS!
Hook your fingers in your cheeks, push your nose up with your thumb and strap yourselves in as Mindy and Guy head to the Interspecies Face Pulling World Championships to see the best funny face makers in the animal kingdom! Will Chad the Chimp finally win the big competition or will the newcomer Susan the Solitary Sun Bear pull a come from behind victory? Explore how animals of all kinds use their facial muscles to communicate in the wild. It's the Who, What, When, Where, Why, How, and Wow in the World of four-legged facial mimicry!
Would you care for a little brie marinated in hip hop? How about some cheddar dipped in rock and roll? Swiss serenaded by an up-beat pop classic! Turns out that cheese have preferences when it comes to music, and those preferences determine everything from their taste to their smell! Join Mindy and Guy Raz as they discover the Who, What, When, Where, Why and How and Wow in the World of the musical taste of cheese!
It's Cyber Funday on Wow in the World, and Mindy is taking full advantage of all the good deals! Sales on everything thing she's ever wanted and everything she never even knew she wanted! But is her online shopping spree a good deal for the planet? Guy Raz takes Mindy on a little time traveling fossil-fueled trip to the past to see how we can best protect the Earth for the future! It's the Who, What, When, Where, Why, How and Wow in the World of Fossil Fuels and the future health of planet Earth!
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Megan Long

Love you very much I love your show

Jun 21st
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Megan Long

I love you very much and I love your show

Jun 21st
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Armita

Megan Long ๐Ÿ™ƒ

Jun 21st
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Karen Armstrong

I love your show โค๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’“

Jun 16th
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roger chou

great

Jun 13th
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Charley Brunclik

I'm not a fan of dogs Katie Stevens.

Jun 6th
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Jenna Teddy

So inspired by mindy and guyraz

Jun 5th
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Jenna Teddy

This is

Jun 5th
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Megan Long

I Hart ๐Ÿ’Ÿ๐Ÿ’ž๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ–ค๐Ÿฆ‹โฃ๏ธ๐Ÿ˜‡๐Ÿ˜๐ŸŒณ๐Ÿ’๐ŸŒธ๐Ÿ’ฎ๐Ÿต๏ธ๐ŸŒน๐Ÿฅ€๐ŸŒบ๐ŸŒป๐ŸŒผ๐ŸŒท๐ŸŒฑ๐ŸŒฒ๐ŸŒณ๐ŸŒด๐ŸŒต๐ŸŒพ๐ŸŒฟโ˜˜๏ธ๐Ÿ€๐Ÿ๐Ÿ‚๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿญ๐ŸŒ๐ŸŒŽ๐ŸŒโฒ๏ธ๐Ÿ•ฐ๏ธ๐Ÿ•›๐Ÿ•ง๐Ÿ•๐Ÿ•œ๐Ÿ•‘๐Ÿ•๐Ÿ•’๐Ÿ•ž๐Ÿ•“๐Ÿ•Ÿ๐Ÿ•”๐Ÿ• ๐Ÿ••๐Ÿ•ก๐Ÿ•–๐Ÿ•ข๐Ÿ•—๐Ÿ•ฃ๐Ÿ•˜๐ŸŽƒ๐ŸŽ„๐ŸŽ†๐ŸŽ‡โœจ๐ŸŽˆ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽŠ๐ŸŽ‹๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽŽ๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ‘๐ŸŽ€๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ—๏ธ๐ŸŽŸ๏ธ๐ŸŽซ๐Ÿ†๐ŸŽซ๐Ÿ†๐ŸŽ–๏ธ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†

May 24th
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Megan Long

I love your show it is awesome and cool I love it !

May 24th
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roger chou

great

May 23rd
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Carly Young

hi wow in the world love your show!

May 14th
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Charley Brunclik

you are v.i.p

May 14th
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Charley Brunclik

I like the barf brack

May 14th
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roger chou

good

May 6th
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Carly Young

poop is osm

May 6th
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Carly Young

Hi Wow in the wad

May 6th
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roger chou

great

May 2nd
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Charley Brunclik

A singing mouse ?

May 1st
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assaf bester

BBB breef barf brake

Apr 29th
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assaf bester

oktonots + wow in the world

Apr 29th
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