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Wow in the World

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Wow in the World

Wow in the World

NPR

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9.1K
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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!: Crustacean Station

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!

9 MIN1 d ago
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Two Whats!? And A Wow!: Crustacean Station

Two Whats!? And A Wow!: Out Of This World

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!

9 MIN2 d ago
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Two Whats!? And A Wow!: Out Of This World

Two Whats!? And A Wow!: Ear, There, And Everywhere

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!

9 MIN3 d ago
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Two Whats!? And A Wow!: Ear, There, And Everywhere

Two Whats!? And A Wow!: Freezing Factoids And Fallacies

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!

8 MIN4 d ago
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Two Whats!? And A Wow!: Freezing Factoids And Fallacies

Extreme Makeover: Spider Edition (encore)

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

28 MIN5 d ago
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Extreme Makeover: Spider Edition (encore)

Two Whats!? And A Wow! - Peanut Butter Diamonds

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!

8 MIN1 w ago
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Two Whats!? And A Wow! - Peanut Butter Diamonds

Two Whats!? And A Wow! - What's That Smell?

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!

8 MIN1 w ago
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Two Whats!? And A Wow! - What's That Smell?

Two Whats!? And A Wow! - Sweat Like A Pig

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!

9 MIN1 w ago
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Two Whats!? And A Wow! - Sweat Like A Pig

Two Whats!? And A Wow! - Butt Bubble Breathing

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!

9 MIN1 w ago
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Two Whats!? And A Wow! - Butt Bubble Breathing

What in the Wow?! The Science of Awe

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!

29 MIN1 w ago
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What in the Wow?! The Science of Awe

Latest Episodes

Two Whats!? And A Wow!: Crustacean Station

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!

9 MIN1 d ago
Comments
Two Whats!? And A Wow!: Crustacean Station

Two Whats!? And A Wow!: Out Of This World

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!

9 MIN2 d ago
Comments
Two Whats!? And A Wow!: Out Of This World

Two Whats!? And A Wow!: Ear, There, And Everywhere

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!

9 MIN3 d ago
Comments
Two Whats!? And A Wow!: Ear, There, And Everywhere

Two Whats!? And A Wow!: Freezing Factoids And Fallacies

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!

8 MIN4 d ago
Comments
Two Whats!? And A Wow!: Freezing Factoids And Fallacies

Extreme Makeover: Spider Edition (encore)

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

28 MIN5 d ago
Comments
Extreme Makeover: Spider Edition (encore)

Two Whats!? And A Wow! - Peanut Butter Diamonds

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!

8 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Two Whats!? And A Wow! - Peanut Butter Diamonds

Two Whats!? And A Wow! - What's That Smell?

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!

8 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Two Whats!? And A Wow! - What's That Smell?

Two Whats!? And A Wow! - Sweat Like A Pig

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!

9 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Two Whats!? And A Wow! - Sweat Like A Pig

Two Whats!? And A Wow! - Butt Bubble Breathing

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!

9 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Two Whats!? And A Wow! - Butt Bubble Breathing

What in the Wow?! The Science of Awe

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!

29 MIN1 w ago
Comments
What in the Wow?! The Science of Awe
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