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When were playing cards invented?WonderTeam
Published as Wonder of the Day #756
What is a Mirage?WonderTeam
Published as Wonder of the Day #758
WHAT IS KPOP?Elijah
do cats really hav 9 livesTre
who invented cotton candy?Nysa
Who invented spaceships?Nysa
Can a jewish pearson be god fatherChase
why is space black?Chris-Orion
Who was Elvis PresleyGrady
why do we have schooljackson
How hot is the sun?Mia
why do we get homeworkjackson
what is it like being in a gay marriagelily
When was cancer first discoveredNatalie
How long will humans last for, and how advanced will we get?Kevin
how do you make animesMaleyah
Who has the name KathyKathy
Why dogs eat their poopMaleyah
How are babies made?Karen
Why are we here on earthRyan
why do they call it a five star resturantPayton
What Is the answer to my homework?no
what is the most popular thing in school u likeDarceiz
why has not time travel invented?Karen
What's the difference between bees and wasps?Alexis
where do tsunamis come from?Karen
what is the biggist catearl
What do sea turtles eat?Poenyx
Who invented k dramaAshlie
how old is trumpbrayden
Top Nominated Wonder Questions:
Why are only certain animals our pets?
teagan — AL
Why do Olympians bite their medals?
Sam — Glen Allen, VA
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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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