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Wow in the World podcast

Wow in the World

New episodes come out every Monday for free, with 1-week early access for Wondery+ Kids subscribers. The #1 podcast for kids and their grown-ups. Hosts Mindy Thomas and Guy Raz share stories about the latest news in science, technology, and innovation. Stories that give kids hope, agency and make us all say "WOW"!

New episodes come out every Monday for free, with 1-week early access for Wondery+ Kids subscribers. The #1 podcast for kids and their grown-ups. Hosts Mindy Thomas and Guy Raz share stories about the latest news in science, technology, and innovation. Stories that give kids hope, agency and make us all say "WOW"!

 

#415

Two Whats?! And A Wow! - Feeding Frenzy

Why are there lions, badgers, and flamingos coming to Mindy's Gingerbread Mansion? We've got the questions AND answers in this wild round of Two What's And A Wow! We're challenging you to find the facts from the fiction about animal eating habits! See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

22 Oct 2021

09 MINS

09:12

22 Oct 2021


#414

Poo Poo Panda Party

Dennis is reporting live on TV about pandas who... roll in their own POOP?! Join Mindy, Guy Raz, and Dennis on an adventure to the mountains of Central China to learn WHY in the world these pandas are playing with their poop! It's the who, what, when, where, how, and WOW of panda poop! See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

18 Oct 2021

26 MINS

26:52

18 Oct 2021


#413

Two Whats?! And A Wow! - Hot Topic

Why is Mindy's Gingerbread Mansion freezing... and hot... and snowing?! And what does this have to do with seasons!!?? We've got the questions AND the answers in this seasonal round of Two Whats?! And A Wow! We're challenging you to find the facts from the fiction about seasons! See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

15 Oct 2021

10 MINS

10:19

15 Oct 2021


#412

Martian Beach Party

On the quest to find the best beach in the galaxy, Mindy and Guy Raz need to travel a little far from home. How far from home, you ask?! To Mars of course! Join Mindy and Guy Raz on this intergalactic adventure to Mars as they learn about recent NASA research about the beaches of Mars! It's the who, what, when, where, how and WOW of Mars Beaches! See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

11 Oct 2021

21 MINS

21:56

11 Oct 2021


#411

Two Whats?! And A Wow! - Part Animal, All Wow

What do koalas and Mindy have in common? And why are Mindy and Guy Raz comparing themselves to animals anyway?! We've got the questions AND answers in this paw-some round of Two Whats?! And A Wow! We're challenging you to find the facts from the fiction about animal similarities! See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

08 Oct 2021

09 MINS

09:35

08 Oct 2021


#410

Who, When, Wow! - Shirley Chisholm

Join Mindy and Guy Raz as they listen to the first episode of Who, When, Wow! Today, we meet Shirley Chisholm WHO brought her leadership skills and fighting spirit to Washington D.C. as the first elected Black Congresswoman of the United States. As a Congresswoman, Shirley continued her lifelong work of fighting for civil rights and women's equality, even WHEN she was met with criticism and discrimination from her peers. Join host Rebecca Sheir as we meet this inspiring woman who WOWed the world in the first episode of Who, When, Wow! See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

06 Oct 2021

29 MINS

29:47

06 Oct 2021


#409

Screaming For Science

It's time to make some noise!! Join Mindy and Guy Raz as they head to ScreamCon to unpack the six different types of human screams, and learn why not all screams are so bad! It's the who, what, when, where, how and WOW of SCREAMING! See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

04 Oct 2021

27 MINS

27:19

04 Oct 2021


#408

Two Whats?! And A Wow! - Don't Let It Go To Waste!

Why are Mindy and Guy Raz serving up old bad ideas?! And what does this have to do with recycling?! We've got questions AND answers on this eco-friendly round of Two Whats?! And a Wow! We're challenging you to find the facts from the fiction about RECYCLING! See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

01 Oct 2021

09 MINS

09:56

01 Oct 2021


#407

Pop-Up Pasta Party

Pop the... pasta?! Join Mindy, Guy Raz, and the rest of the crew in Mindy's Noodle Caboodle as they discover the HOWs and WOWs of a new kind of noodle! What does 2D pasta look like?! And how could it help the planet and conserve energy? It's the who, what, when, where, how and WOW of FLAT PASTA! See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

27 Sep 2021

26 MINS

26:05

27 Sep 2021


#406

Two Whats?! And A Wow! - The Cat's Meow! (Encore - 9/24/21)

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?! And A Wow! We're challenging you to find facts from fiction about CATS! (Originally aired 11/27/20) See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

24 Sep 2021

09 MINS

09:19

24 Sep 2021


#405

Is There Life on Venus? (Encore - 9/20/21)

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 head out to 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! (Originally aired 11/16/20) See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

20 Sep 2021

25 MINS

25:57

20 Sep 2021


#404

Two Whats?! And A Wow! - Some Body To Love (Encore - 9/17/21)

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?! And 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. (Originally aired 11/20/20) See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

17 Sep 2021

10 MINS

10:04

17 Sep 2021


#403

Need to Settle A Dispute? Try Venom! (Encore - 9/13/21)

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! (Originally aired 11/9/20) See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

13 Sep 2021

27 MINS

27:14

13 Sep 2021


#402

Two Whats?! And A Wow! - Animal Talent Show (Encore - 9/10/21)

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?! And 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! (originally aired 11/13/2020) See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

10 Sep 2021

10 MINS

10:33

10 Sep 2021


#401

Slingshot Spider (Encore - 9/6/21)

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!? (originally aired 11/2/20) See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

06 Sep 2021

27 MINS

27:25

06 Sep 2021