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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! - Like No Otter (encore)

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!

9 MIN3 h ago
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Two Whats!? And A Wow! - Like No Otter (encore)

Two Whats!? And A Wow! - Larger Than Life (encore)

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!

9 MIN1 d ago
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Two Whats!? And A Wow! - Larger Than Life (encore)

Dinosaurs Take Flight! How Birds Evolved To Fly (encore)

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! Originally aired 6-3-2019

33 MIN2 d ago
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Dinosaurs Take Flight! How Birds Evolved To Fly (encore)

Two Whats!? And A Wow! - Volcan-OH NO! (encore)

Why is there orange soda exploding all over Mindy's Gingerbread Mansion?! And what does that have to do with VOLCANOES?! We've got the questions AND the answers on today's eruptive round of Two Whats!? And A Wow! We're challenging you to find the facts from the fiction about volcanoes!

8 MIN5 d ago
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Two Whats!? And A Wow! - Volcan-OH NO! (encore)

Two Whats!? And A Wow! - Penguin Take-Off (encore)

Why is there a plane in Mindy's Gingerbread Mansion?! And what does that have to do with PENGUINS?! We've got the questions AND the answers on today's waddlin' round of Two Whats!? And A Wow! We're challenging you to find the facts from the fiction about penguins!

9 MIN6 d ago
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Two Whats!? And A Wow! - Penguin Take-Off (encore)

Two Whats!? And A Wow! - Taste Bud Retirement (encore)

Why are Mindy and Guy Raz celebrating their taste buds' retirement? And what does this have to do with the science of TASTE BUDS? We've got the questions AND the answers on today's delicious round of Two Whats!? And A Wow! We're challenging you to find the facts from the fiction about taste buds!

8 MIN1 w ago
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Two Whats!? And A Wow! - Taste Bud Retirement (encore)

Two Whats!? And A Wow! - Full Moon Rising (encore)

Why is Mindy inviting the moon to a party? And what does this have to do with the science of FULL MOONS? We've got the questions AND the answers on today's bright round of Two Whats!? And A Wow! We're challenging you to find the facts from the fiction about full moons!

8 MIN1 w ago
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Two Whats!? And A Wow! - Full Moon Rising (encore)

1+2=3? Just Ask A BEE! - The Scientific Buzz On Bees & Math (encore)

What in the world is a Fibonacci Sequence? Where in the world can you spot one in the wild? And why in the world is that BEE adding and subtracting at the lightening speed of a child?! Join Guy Raz and Mindy as they explore the latest scientific buzz on bees and their newly discovered ability to do...MATH! It's the Who, What, When, Where, Why, How, and Wow in the world of BEE BRAINS! Originally aired 3-4-2019.

26 MIN1 w ago
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1+2=3? Just Ask A BEE! - The Scientific Buzz On Bees & Math (encore)

Two Whats!? And A Wow! - Just Joking Around (encore)

Why are Mindy and Guy Raz telling jokes to make a cake? And what does this have to do with the science of COMEDY? We've got the questions AND the answers on today's ground-breaking round of Two Whats!? And A Wow! We're challenging you to find the facts from the fiction about comedy!

9 MIN1 w ago
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Two Whats!? And A Wow! - Just Joking Around (encore)

Two Whats!? And A Wow! - It's All Slang to Me! (encore)

Why does Mindy's Slanguage Machine keep talking nonsense? And what does this have to do with the science of LANGUAGE? We've got the questions AND the answers on today's ground-breaking round of Two Whats!? And A Wow! We're challenging you to find the facts from the fiction about languages!

9 MIN1 w ago
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Two Whats!? And A Wow! - It's All Slang to Me! (encore)

Latest Episodes

Two Whats!? And A Wow! - Like No Otter (encore)

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!

9 MIN3 h ago
Comments
Two Whats!? And A Wow! - Like No Otter (encore)

Two Whats!? And A Wow! - Larger Than Life (encore)

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!

9 MIN1 d ago
Comments
Two Whats!? And A Wow! - Larger Than Life (encore)

Dinosaurs Take Flight! How Birds Evolved To Fly (encore)

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! Originally aired 6-3-2019

33 MIN2 d ago
Comments
Dinosaurs Take Flight! How Birds Evolved To Fly (encore)

Two Whats!? And A Wow! - Volcan-OH NO! (encore)

Why is there orange soda exploding all over Mindy's Gingerbread Mansion?! And what does that have to do with VOLCANOES?! We've got the questions AND the answers on today's eruptive round of Two Whats!? And A Wow! We're challenging you to find the facts from the fiction about volcanoes!

8 MIN5 d ago
Comments
Two Whats!? And A Wow! - Volcan-OH NO! (encore)

Two Whats!? And A Wow! - Penguin Take-Off (encore)

Why is there a plane in Mindy's Gingerbread Mansion?! And what does that have to do with PENGUINS?! We've got the questions AND the answers on today's waddlin' round of Two Whats!? And A Wow! We're challenging you to find the facts from the fiction about penguins!

9 MIN6 d ago
Comments
Two Whats!? And A Wow! - Penguin Take-Off (encore)

Two Whats!? And A Wow! - Taste Bud Retirement (encore)

Why are Mindy and Guy Raz celebrating their taste buds' retirement? And what does this have to do with the science of TASTE BUDS? We've got the questions AND the answers on today's delicious round of Two Whats!? And A Wow! We're challenging you to find the facts from the fiction about taste buds!

8 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Two Whats!? And A Wow! - Taste Bud Retirement (encore)

Two Whats!? And A Wow! - Full Moon Rising (encore)

Why is Mindy inviting the moon to a party? And what does this have to do with the science of FULL MOONS? We've got the questions AND the answers on today's bright round of Two Whats!? And A Wow! We're challenging you to find the facts from the fiction about full moons!

8 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Two Whats!? And A Wow! - Full Moon Rising (encore)

1+2=3? Just Ask A BEE! - The Scientific Buzz On Bees & Math (encore)

What in the world is a Fibonacci Sequence? Where in the world can you spot one in the wild? And why in the world is that BEE adding and subtracting at the lightening speed of a child?! Join Guy Raz and Mindy as they explore the latest scientific buzz on bees and their newly discovered ability to do...MATH! It's the Who, What, When, Where, Why, How, and Wow in the world of BEE BRAINS! Originally aired 3-4-2019.

26 MIN1 w ago
Comments
1+2=3? Just Ask A BEE! - The Scientific Buzz On Bees & Math (encore)

Two Whats!? And A Wow! - Just Joking Around (encore)

Why are Mindy and Guy Raz telling jokes to make a cake? And what does this have to do with the science of COMEDY? We've got the questions AND the answers on today's ground-breaking round of Two Whats!? And A Wow! We're challenging you to find the facts from the fiction about comedy!

9 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Two Whats!? And A Wow! - Just Joking Around (encore)

Two Whats!? And A Wow! - It's All Slang to Me! (encore)

Why does Mindy's Slanguage Machine keep talking nonsense? And what does this have to do with the science of LANGUAGE? We've got the questions AND the answers on today's ground-breaking round of Two Whats!? And A Wow! We're challenging you to find the facts from the fiction about languages!

9 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Two Whats!? And A Wow! - It's All Slang to Me! (encore)
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