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How many data can your brain storeKyumin
Why does nail polish stink so bad?tori
Is Bigfoot real?Rocco
Is there any type of animal smarter than us?Max
How is ketchup madeClemente
Why were letters made?Clemente
Why is light the fastest thing in the world?Thomas
Why is gum so sticky?Sariah
are bears really that meanmason
how do artists make their pictures look so real?Kate
WHAT ARE THE PARTS OF EARTHJaeliana
Why was Machu Pichu abandonedJason
What is the glades?Courtney
Are there any other creatures, besides bees, that make honey?Ceris
What was the BritannicIsaac
How long is the Great Wall of ChinaJoshua
Why was Queen Marie Anttoniete guillotine during the french revolution?Vihaan
do ipads really need to be chargedkenlie
do insects have brainsfire
What do murder wasps eatlilly
Why are girls assosiated with pink and boys with blueZana
net casting spider factsman
How do street artists make their pictures look so real?Natalie
I wonder what thank you meansJamie
what is god if he is real than how did he create adam and evekyron
why do tigers have their fur patteren on their skinbailey
How did the myth about the Bermuda Triangle start?matilda
Top Nominated Wonder Questions:
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?
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