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What sport ends in ties the most?Wonder Friend
Published as Wonder of the Day #1104
What is the Voynich Manuscript?Wonder Team
why do bees make honeySophia
Are there any other creatures, besides bees, that make honey?Robyn
How do street artists make their pictures look so real?Wonder Friend
Published as Wonder of the Day #656
Can you use thread to draw?Wonder Team
Published as Wonder of the Day #1098
What happens to old airplanes?Wonder Friend
Published as Wonder of the Day #2171
What can children teach their parents?Wonder Team
Published as Wonder of the Day #394
How was math made?Raina
can you lose your sense of taste?Keila
Who Created The First Picture Book?Gracelyn
Is brown rice supposed to float in water?Petal
Who created homework?Lora
what makes wind ?Misri
Why are cats cuteGabriela
Why do some countries have so many HotSpots than others?Marietta
who discovered the oceanWarona
do you really float to the clouds when you diebede
did old mcdonld really have a farmbede
Was the apple that hit Isaac Newton red?Sasha
Why do expirence anger?Gabriela
Bigfoot has wifiJemma
can you play games on this then it makes it more funcarter
How do you make a rube goldberg machineJake
How do you become a president?Jake
what is coronavirusJake
What is Top GunMorgan
Why can't we make primary colors?Asha
Can kids write and publish their own books?Asha
What is OCD?Kassiani
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?
Terry — Garner, NC
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