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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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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! Originally aired 5-20-19
In the season finale of Two Whats?! and A Wow! Mindy and Guy Raz are trying to turn peanut butter into... diamonds?! We've got answers AND challenges for you on today's sparkly round of Two Whats!? And A Wow!
Why are Mindy and Guy Raz investigating Mindy's Gingerbread Mansion? And what does this have to do with smells?! We've got the questions AND the answers on today's smelly round of Two Whats!? And A Wow! We're challenging you to find the facts from the fiction about the sense of smell!
Why is Guy Raz confused about Mindy's latest opinion piece for Reggie's newsletter? And what does this have to do with pigs?! We've got the questions AND the answers on today's oinking round of Two Whats!? And A Wow! We're challenging you to find the facts from the fiction about pigs!
Why does Mindy want Guy Raz to model his scuba gear after aquatic beetles? And what does this have to do with the science of breathing?! We've got the questions AND the answers on today's breath-taking round of Two Whats!? And A Wow! We're challenging you to find the facts from the fiction about breathing!
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! Originally aired 4-22-19
Why is Mindy selling puppy dog calendars from her window? And what does this have to do with the science of tears?! We've got the questions AND the answers on today's tearful round of Two Whats!? And A Wow! We're challenging you to find the facts from the fiction about tears!
Why is Guy Raz worried that Mindy's ice cream will melt in her jeans?! And what does this have to do with kangaroos?! We've got the questions AND the answers on today's hopping round of Two Whats!? And A Wow! We're challenging you to find the facts from the fiction about kangaroos!
Why was Mindy a maple syrup donut last night?! And what does this have to do with the science of dreams?! We've got the questions AND the answers on today's dreamy round of Two Whats!? And A Wow! We're challenging you to find the facts from the fiction about dreams!
Why does Guy Raz think Mindy is starting a heavy metal band? And what does this have to do with the science behind metals?! We've got the questions AND the answers on today's shiny round of Two Whats!? And A Wow! We're challenging you to find the facts from the fiction about metals!
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. Originally aired 5-6-19.
Why is Guy Raz wearing a new pair of glasses Mindy made? And what does this have to do with the science of blinking?! We've got the questions AND the answers on today's eye-opening round of Two Whats!? And A Wow! We're challenging you to find the facts from the fiction about blinking!
Why are Mindy and Guy Raz binge-watching the sky?! And what does this have to do with the science of clouds?! We've got the questions AND the answers on today's fluffy round of Two Whats!? And A Wow! We're challenging you to find the facts from the fiction about clouds!
Why is Mindy cutting off her eyebrows? And what does that have to do with eagles?! We've got the questions AND the answers on today's soaring round of Two Whats!? And A Wow! We're challenging you to find the facts from the fiction about eagles!
Why are Mindy and Guy Raz in the forest with a microphone? And what does that have to do with the science of trees?! We've got the questions AND the answers on today's tall round of Two Whats!? And A Wow! We're challenging you to find the facts from the fiction about trees!
You might think that rice krispies belong in the kitchen, but as Guy Raz and Mindy find out at the Annual Nom Nom Foodie Awards, they also belong on the big screen and in the lab! Join Mindy and Guy Raz as they discover what the average bowl of cereal can tell us about the structural integrity of antarctic ice shelves! Originally aired 4-8-19.
Why are Mindy and Guy Raz filling out job applications? And what does that have to do with astronauts?! We've got the questions AND the answers on today's galactic round of Two Whats!? And A Wow! We're challenging you to find the facts from the fiction about astronauts!
Why is there an ostrich on Mindy's catwalk? And what does that have to do with animal movement?! We've got the questions AND the answers on today's wiggling round of Two Whats!? And A Wow! We're challenging you to find the facts from the fiction about animal movement!
Why are Mindy and Guy Raz preparing to eat 15 pounds of food? And what does that have to do with otters?! We've got the questions AND the answers on an-otter round of Two Whats!? And A Wow! We're challenging you to find the facts from the fiction about otters!
Why is the huge ball of quinoa in Mindy's Gingerbread house? And what does that have to do with the World's Largest rubber duck and organism? We've got the questions AND the answers on today's gigantic round of Two Whats!? And A Wow! We're challenging you to find the facts from the fiction about the largest things in the world!
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C H

How are they not underground??? πŸ€”

Aug 4th
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C H

He knows nothing about fort knight and hates it he's on my hit list unless he plays it and likes it πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™cuz he still hates it

Aug 4th
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C H

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Aug 4th
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Ruairi & Vicky Kelly

The episodes is the best. Ν‘Β°α΄₯ Ν‘Β° the best episode

Jul 20th
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Ruairi & Vicky Kelly

I love the podcast thanks!πŸŽ€

Jul 13th
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Kay Bow Graham

I have first comment

Jun 29th
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Carter Higashi

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Jun 22nd
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Elliott Cairns-Gemmell

Hi wow in the world you are so cool that’s all bye

Jun 21st
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Ruairi & Vicky Kelly

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Jun 18th
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Daina Esposito

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Jun 16th
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WEI SHI

I have a wow in the world and that is Flmingos are pink because they eat a lot of pink shrimp but I'm not sure if this is true🀨🀨🀨

Jun 14th
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Sarang Kanekar

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Jun 6th
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Ruairi & Vicky Kelly

this episode the greatest episode of all thanks for making I loved it thanks bye β€οΈπŸ’™β€οΈπŸ’™β€οΈπŸ’™β€οΈπŸ’™β€οΈπŸ’™β€οΈπŸ’™β€οΈπŸ§‘πŸ’œπŸ§‘πŸ’œπŸ§‘πŸ’œπŸ§‘πŸ’œπŸ§‘πŸ’œπŸ§‘πŸ’œπŸ§‘πŸ’œπŸ§‘

Jun 2nd
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Sophie Cheng

Also i googled and elephants will actually β€œcry” with glands on the inside of their eye due to emotions

May 28th
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Sophie Cheng

Can we have less of 2whats and a wow and more regular episodes

May 28th
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Jenna LaPenta

I wake early so I get a bag of chips !

May 21st
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Ruairi & Vicky Kelly

i love static man at the end

May 19th
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Rosie May

Love your show

May 15th
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Justin Cassity

I love this podcast #love #WowInTheWotld

May 15th
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Ruairi & Vicky Kelly

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May 12th
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