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Wow in the World

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<em>Wow in the World</em><em> </em>is a podcast and a new way for families to connect, look up and discover the wonders in the world around them. Every episode, hosts Mindy and Guy guide curious kids and their grown-ups away from their screens and on a journey. Through a combination of careful scientific research and fun, we'll go inside our brains, out into space, and deep into the coolest new stories in science and technology. Hosted by Guy Raz @guyraz and Mindy Thomas @AbsolutelyMindy. Follow the show @WowintheWorld and WowintheWorld.com
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access_time21 hours ago
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!
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access_time2 days ago
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!
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access_time3 days ago
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!
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access_time4 days ago
Why is Mindy's Gingerbread Mansion covered in an anti-dandruff hair conditioner? And what does this have to do with ANTARCTICA? We've got questions and AND answers on today's chilly round of Two Whats!? & A Wow! It's all up to you to find the fact from the fiction!
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access_time5 days ago
Lights, Camera and Action! Join Mindy and Guy Raz as they go behind the scenes on the hottest new matchmaking show in the animal kingdom; "Date or Bait!" Follow along as they learn all about the carnivorous habits of the female Jumping Spider and the flashy ways these bachelor male spiders try to keep themselves from ending up on the menu! It's Date or Bait: proudly brought to you by Wow in the World! Originally aired 12-3-18
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access_time8 days ago
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!
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access_time9 days ago
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!
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access_time10 days ago
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!
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access_time11 days ago
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!
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access_time12 days ago
It's the season 4 finale! Why in the world has Mindy has turned her old ice cream truck into a mini museum of Wow on Wheels? And how in the world will this "rolling thunder of science and wonder" inspire a sense of AWE in the neighborhood? Join Mindy, Guy Raz, and the rest of the gang on a trip down memory lane to explore WOW can lead to a love of science! It's the Who, What, When, Where, Why, How, and Wow in the world of Awe and Wonder!
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access_time15 days ago
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!
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access_time16 days ago
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!
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access_time17 days ago
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!
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access_time18 days ago
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!
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access_time19 days ago
Why in the world are birds eating sugar packets and bags of chips? And what in the world does it mean for their survival as a species? Join Mindy, Guy Raz, and Reggie at the Flock of Feathers Forum as they learn all about how strange bird behaviors can save them from extinction. It's the Who, What, When, Where, Why, How, and Wow of eating like a bird!
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access_time22 days ago
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!
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access_time23 days ago
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!
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access_time24 days ago
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!
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access_time25 days ago
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!
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access_time26 days ago
It's swim time in the neighborhood, and Mindy is getting ready to fill her pool! Will she fill it with a liquid, a solid, or both?! Join Mindy, Guy Raz, and Dennis as they explore a rule defying non-newtonian fluid that's full of surprises! It's the Who, What, When, Where, Why, How, and Wow in the world of Oobleck!
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access_time29 days ago
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 separate the facts from the fiction about animal astronauts!
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access_time30 days ago
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 separate the facts from the fiction about animal movement!
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access_time1 month ago
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 separate the facts from the fiction about otters!
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access_time1 month ago
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 separate the facts from the fiction about the largest things in the world!
Are+You+Smarter+Than+A+Toilet%3F
access_time1 month ago
Are you tired of the same old toilet? Mindy is! And thanks to a team of engineers at Stanford University, a newer, smarter, toilet is on the horizon! Join Mindy, Guy Raz, and Dennis at the Bathroom Showcase, as they learn the latest in new toilet technology! It's the Who, What, When, Where, Why, How, and Wow in the world of SMART TOILETS!
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access_time1 month ago
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!
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access_time1 month ago
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!
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access_time1 month ago
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!
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access_time1 month ago
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!
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access_time1 month ago
Sloths, snails and salamanders, when it comes to slow animals there's a bunch of different animals to choose from. But there's one animal that stands out above all the rest when it comes to being very very slow. But what animal is it? Mindy and Guy make their way down to the Snoozefest Arena for the annual 100m Not-A-Dash to find out! It's the Who, What, When, Where, Why, How, and Wow in the World of epic slow pokes!
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access_time1 month ago
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!
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access_time1 month ago
Why does Mindy's language 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!
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access_time1 month ago
Why are there buzzing bees getting ready to compete in Mindy's Math Bee? And what does this have to do with MATH!? 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 math!
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access_time2 months ago
Why is Mindy talking with a 90 million year old lizard fish fossil about feelings? And what does this have to do with the science of FOSSILS? 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 fossils!
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access_time2 months ago
What in the world does Guy Raz's new micro house have in common with a tree hollow for vampire bats? And how in the world can humans learn about sharing from these blood slurping, flying mammals? And why in the world are they barfing into each other's mouths?! Join Mindy, Guy Raz, and the rest of their "colony" as they uncover these answers and more! It's the Who, What, When, Where, Why, How, and Wow in the World of Vampire Bats!
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access_time2 months ago
Why are all seven continents eating breakfast at Mindy's Gingerbread Mansion? And what does this have to do with the science of the CONTINENTS? We've got the questions AND the answers on today's earth-shattering round of Two Whats!? And A Wow! We're challenging you to find the facts from the fiction about the continents.
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access_time2 months ago
Why is there a worm dance competition happening in Mindy's Gingerbread Mansion? And what does this have to do with the science of WORMS? We've got the questions AND the answers on today's wiggly round of Two Whats!? And A Wow! We're challenging you to find the facts from the fiction about vegetables.
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access_time2 months ago
Why is Mindy interrogating a zucchini? And what does this have to do with the science of VEGETABLES? We've got questions AND answers on today's informative round of Two Whats!? And A Wow! We're challenging you to find the facts from the fiction about vegetables.
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access_time2 months ago
Why are Mindy and Guy Raz playing imaginary games? And what does this have to do with the CORONAVIRUS? We've got questions AND answers on today's informative round of Two Whats!? And A Wow! We're challenging you to find the facts from the fiction about COVID-19.
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access_time2 months ago
It's a rivalry that goes back as far as time itself; Cats vs Dogs! For the past 10,000 years dogs have held the title of 'Man's Best Friend', but scientifically speaking, are dogs any more friendlier than your average feline? Well, luckily that's the topic of this years' "Nice-Off!"! Listen as Guy and Mindy give play by play coverage as cats and dogs go head to head to settle this question once and for all! It's the Who, What, When, Where, Why, How, and Wow in the World of furry four-legged behavior!
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access_time2 months ago
Why does Guy Raz love a hit song written by Gramma G-Force? And what does it have to do with the science of HEARTS? We've got questions AND answers on today's heart-racing round of Two Whats!? & A Wow! We're challenging you to find facts from fiction about hearts!
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access_time2 months ago
Who did Mindy just hire to be her new librarian of her library? And what does it have to do with the science of SNAKES? We've got questions AND answers on today's sssensational round of Two Whats!? & A Wow! We're challenging you to find facts from fiction about snakes!
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access_time2 months ago
Why is Mindy rollerblading around her Gingerbread Mansion wearing a trash bag? And what does this have to do with the science behind SWEAT? We've got questions AND answers on today's slippery round of Two Whats!? & A Wow! We're challenging you to find facts from fiction about sweat!
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access_time2 months ago
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!
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access_time2 months ago
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!
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access_time2 months ago
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!
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access_time2 months ago
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!
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access_time2 months ago
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!
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access_time2 months ago
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!
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access_time2 months ago
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!
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