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Why are there half birthdays?Claire
What are markers made of?Juno
Published as Wonder of the Day #2490
Why is breakfast considered the most important meal of the day?Haley
Is it safe around a person who has a pacemaker or animals if they touch itJeanne
how did egyptians create the pramid of gizaMark
who made glitteralyssa
Why are chickens the most gullible and silly in movies?Daniel
why do the best people die firstDaniel
what is the scientific processSheri
how much chicken wings can you fit in your mouthwilliam
how many people from the RMS titanic got onto the RMS Carpathiaben
whats the most populer toysophia
What is da point.of life???Dena
can superman survive a black holezaki
why where women considered less powerful then menwill
what is halo 5 gardiensaidan
Where does my last name come fromMaxwell
does how tall you are make you smarteraisha
what inspierd youtubemichael
where do dreams come from?Hayden
Who invented schoolLily
is God realhunter
how did the titican sinkcassandra
if tomatoes are a fruit should ketchup be a jelly?nolan
hoo is the person hoo invented carshunter
How fast can a cheetah run???Dakota
when did world war 2 startConnor
When were swim teams invented?Maggie
how does gaming help you in lifeBlessing
Why do students have school Monday through Friday?Aniston
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