Wow in the World

Wow in the World

The #1 podcast for kids and their grown-ups. Hosts Mindy Thomas and Guy Raz share stories about the latest news in science, technology, and innovation. Stories that give kids hope, agency and make us all say "WOW"!

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May 14, 2021 13 min
Why does Mindy have so many bugs? And how are they rehearsing for...a talent show?! We’ve got questions AND answers on this creepy crawly round of Two Whats!? And a Wow! We’re challenging you to find the facts from fiction about INSECTS!
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Mindy and Guy Raz are facing the music and forming band! All they need is just a little more... seashell? Join Mindy, Guy Raz, and the rest of WOW crew on an adventure back to Stone Age to track down an 18,000 year old instrument! It's the who, what, when, where, why, how, and wow of SEASHELLS!
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Why is Mindy listening for quacks and searching for butt breathers? And what does this have to do with insects?! We’ve got questions AND answers in this round of Two Whats!? And a Wow! We’re challenging you to find the facts from fiction about BUGS!
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Mindy wants to take the internet by storm with her Zoo Zoom animal life hack videos. For this video demonstration, Mindy is showing off how crickets use tools to find their one true love! When Guy Raz steps up to help her film, will they be able to create the next big viral video?!
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Mindy and Guy Raz are filming a fake commercial to show Mindy’s groundbreaking way of opening pickle jars… but what does this have to do with an octopus? We’ve got questions AND answers in this round Two Whats!? & A Wow! We’re challenging you to find facts from fiction about SMART ANIMALS!
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There's a mysterious salmon killer on the loose, and who better to crack the case than Detectives Guy Raz and Mindy!? Join Mindy, Guy Raz, and the whole crew as they uncover once and for all why in the world the salmon are disappearing after rainstorms! Is there something in the water? It's the who, what, when, where, why, how, and wow of CHEMICALS!
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It's day 5 of WeWow--Time to reflect and share our Earth Week Podject
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It's day 4 of WeWow--Time to improve and retest our Earth Week Podject
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April 21, 2021 13 min
It's day 3 of WeWow--Time to create and experiment our Earth Week Podject
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It's day 2 of WeWow--Time to explore and plan our Earth Week Podject
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It's time for WeWow! Join Guy and Mindy on a staycation to the beach and explore the who, what, where, why, how and wow of Geo-Solar-Engineering, a nifty new way to keep our planet cool!  Then come back every day this week to WOW with us as we plan, research, experiment and tinker with an Earth Week podject of our own!
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What’s Mindy doing lying on the floor? And how does she think that’s going to help her hear anything?! We’ve got questions AND answers on this ear-resistible round of Two Whats?! & a Wow! We’re challenging you to find the facts from fiction about NOISE!
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April 12, 2021 29 min
You might have heard of the phrase ‘Paint the Town Red’ but how about ‘Paint the Town Cool’?! Join Mindy and Guy as they attend an art exhibition showcasing the whitest paint ever created. It might not sound like much, but this paint is set to fight climate change and help us all keep our cool! It’s the who, what, where, why, how and wow of PAINT SCIENCE!
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How is Mindy going to guess Guy Raz’s age just by looking at his teeth and toenails? We’ve got the answers you need on this age defying round of Two Whats!? & A Wow! We’re challenging you to find the facts from the fiction about AGE!
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Mindy and Reggie are on the top of the Gingerbread Mansion fishing... for rats!? But will they be tickled pink when the rats come to tickle them?! Learn with Mindy and Guy Raz all about a recent study that suggests that, just like us, some rats giggle when they get tickled! It's the Who, What, When, Where, Why, How and WOW in the world of RAT TICKLIN'! Want to learn more about the science behind how rats react to tickl...
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Mindy and Guy Raz are trying to be more eco-friendly, so Guy is showing off his compost bin. Mindy also had a BRIGHT idea of how she can conserve energy… but what does this have to do with INSECTS?! We’ve got questions AND answers on the Season 3 premiere of Two Whats!? & A Wow! We’re challenging you to find facts from fiction about INSECTS!
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After months of hard work, sweat, and cake tiers, Mindy is now ready to unveil her newly remodeled Gingerbread Palace! But when creativity leads to catastophe, it's up to Mindy, Guy, and their friends to fix this dessert designed disaster! So where do they even begin? By using creative problem solving skills from scientists AND artists! It's the Who, What, When, Where, Why, How and Wow in the World of CREATIVITY! Want to...
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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 bra...
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March 15, 2021 30 min
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! (original...
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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 brussel 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 o...
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