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Why are there 60 seconds in a minute?Phoenix
Can dogs recognize their own breed?Andrew
Why do some people like small housesSarah
How would math be inventedSam
why are postets stickyElla
What is Zydeco?WonderTeam
Published as Wonder of the Day #637
If we can't see air but can see water does that mean fish can see air but not water.Christian
is bigfoot real?nayel
can you post some videos about fortnite, call of duty, aliens?Crlos
Where did the Coronavirus come from?Giancarlos
What is the capgras delusion?Ashley
why do people hackArianna
Is it rare to lick your noseJohn
how does milk spoilmackenzie
how does oxygen effect human bloodmackenzie
How to make make my bird trust me fasterAshley
How does time work?Gracey
why do you cry ?Seleiya
why do we yawn and then our eye waterSeleiya
How did Martin Luther KIng jr get the courage to share his dreamKelly
Why do people still do men things and women things separatelyKelly
Why do people do such bad things in this world!?Kelly
how many stars in the universeJensen
How do birds fly?hh
What's the difference between funny and silly?Aubrey
Do monkeys really like bananas?Aubrey
HOW DO YOU GET SCOLIOSISTESSA
How long can a chicken run without it’s headMyles
Where was Daniel Boone when he died?Gabe
Top Nominated Wonder Questions:
Why are only certain animals our pets?
teagan — AL
Why do Olympians bite their medals?
Sam — Glen Allen, VA
What causes blindness?
Katherine — Owatonna, MN
How does weeds grow?
Rafiul — Sydney, AL
How many animals are on earth?
helaina — clearwater, FL
Why does a slinky get tangled so easily and is so hard to untangle?
Terry — Garner, NC
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