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What are brain cellsAbdullah
How can ordinary people get famous?Alice
How do people remember things and other people?Alice
How did French become a national laguangeAbdullah
what is the red seaemma
why does hair grow?Makayla
Why do kids in some schools have to wear Uniforms?Samantha
why amI hereadam
Who do we get our last names?Reagan
How hard is it to learn binary?kooki
how were humans made???????????????????hunter
what is the meaning of life the universe and everythingYvanna
WHY ARE THERE DIFFERENT CLEFS FOR DIFFERENT INSTRUMENTS IN MUSIC?Ruben
What are opposable thumbs?Levi
who was the first person to drive a truck?me
who was the first person to make whiteboardsme
Why do dogs bark?JAMIE
Do aliens really exist?Allie
why do you call you mom momA'Lyviah
How old is the oldest person on earthKATIE
What is the Illuminati?Kenzo
whatis a chinchillasopi
what was the first ever kind of dinosaur?callie
who came up with dragon ball ZMason
Why is the world flat?Ben
why do animals have tails and humans don'tXavier
Who made Pugs?Lill
why do people get stressed?lulu
Why is the sky blue?Heather
How do you solve a Rubix Cube?lorelai
Top Nominated Wonder Questions:
Do girls remember their dreams more often than boys and if yes, why?
Lance — Louisville, KY
how was water created
Can you mix water and air completly?
Why do Olympians bite their medals?
Sam — Glen Allen, VA
What causes blindness?
Katherine — Owatonna, MN
How does weeds grow?
Rafiul — Sydney, AL
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