Wow in the World 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.
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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.

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Wow in the World

Two Whats!? And a Wow! - The Cat's Meow!

Why is Mindy's new album up for a Grammy G-Force Award? And what does that have to do with CATS?! We've got questions AND answers on this purrfect round of Two Whats!? & A Wow! We're challenging you to find facts from fiction about CATS!

Two Whats!? And a Wow! - The Cat's Meow!

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Eyes On The Behind: The Science of Optical Illusions and Ambush Predators

Just when you thought the world of wow couldn't get any weirder, Mindy and Dennis are painting eyes on cows' butts...for science! But WHY? Join Guy Raz, Mindy, and the gang as they uncover the Who, What, When, Where, Why, How, and Wow in the World of optical illusions and ambush predators!

Eyes On The Behind: The Science of Optical Illusions and Ambush Predators

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Two Whats?! And a Wow! - Some Body To Love

Why are Mindy and Guy so excited to stare at their fingers and toes?! And isn't it what's on the inside that counts?! We've got questions AND answers on today's SKINcredible round of Two Whats?! & A Wow! We're challenging you to find facts from fiction about the human body! And don't forget to preorder Wow in the World's new book, The How & Wow of the Human Body! Coming to you March 2nd, 2021.

Two Whats?! And a Wow! - Some Body To Love

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Is There Life on Venus?

Sci-Fi Drive-in movie night has Guy Raz and Mindy dreaming about life on other planets. And it just so happens that a team of researchers may (or may not) have discovered evidence of life on...VENUS? Join Mindy, Guy Raz, and Reggie as they visit their favorite solar system spotting site on Earth, and explore this potential breakthrough discovery. It's the Who, What, When, Where, Why, How and Wow in the World of life on other planets!

Is There Life on Venus?

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Two Whats!? And a Wow! - Animal Talent Show

Why is Mindy hosting an animal talent show? And which animal has a talent for sweating? We've got questions AND answers on today's wild round of Two Whats?! & A Wow! We're challenging YOU to find the fact from the fiction of animal adaptations! And don't forget to check out the Two Whats!? And a Wow Think & Tinker Playbook!

Two Whats!? And a Wow! - Animal Talent Show

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Need to Settle A Dispute? Try Venom!

A new toy craze has taken over the neighborhood, with friends turning into foes over rare "Boo Boo Beanie Boppers." Mindy is reminded of a new study that explores the interesting dispute settling tactic of slow lorises. Join Mindy and Guy Raz as they head to the wild forests of Indonesia in search of the world's most adorable and venomous primates! Can they use what they discover to stop their friends from tearing each other apart over Boo Boo Beanie Boppers? It's the Who, What, When, Where, Why, How, and Wow in the world of the SLOW LORIS!

Need to Settle A Dispute? Try Venom!

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Two Whats!? And a Wow! - Species Feces!

What is Guy Raz's Elephant book made from? And what does it have to do with animal poop?! We've got questions AND answers on this smelly round of Two Whats!? & A Wow! We're challenging you to find facts from fiction about SPECIES FECES!

Two Whats!? And a Wow! - Species Feces!

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Slingshot Spider

The carnivals in town! But this is a carnival with a special twist; each ride is based on a special animal ability! There's Bombardier Beetle Blasters, The Mantis Shrimp Punching Bag and, the scariest ride of them all, the Slingshot Spider Catapult! Based off the Slingshot Spider's ability to accelerate itself 100 times faster than a cheetah, will Guy and Mindy be able to handle the g-forces!?

Slingshot Spider

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Two Whats!? And a Wow! - Lighten Up!

Why is Mindy tip-toeing around? And can we please turn on a light?! We've got questions AND answers on today's illuminating round of Two Whats?! & A Wow! We're challenging you to find facts from fiction about LIGHT!

Two Whats!? And a Wow! - Lighten Up!

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So, You've Been Swallowed By A Frog...

When Mindy awakes the whole neighborhood for some morning mindfulness, Guy Raz and the gang find themselves stuck in a stomach-churning guided meditation that offers only one way out...of a FROG. It's the Who, What, When, Where, Why, How and Wow in the World of how to be eaten by a frog and live to tell the tale!

So, You've Been Swallowed By A Frog...

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