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What is the inner core made ofAyla
Why are there maps?Luca
why is snape from harry potter so mean to the other houses but not slytherinsTiara
Why has JK stopped writing booksChakrika
Who is harry PotterTiara
Why is there gravity?Luca
Why were words created?Luca
Why are there seven days in a week?Luca
How are snowflakes made?Luca
How big was the meteor that killed the dinosaurs?Luca
Why do volcanos explode?Luca
How did humans make colour?Luca
is Koalas realv
What is one plus one?Sean
Is global warming real?Kat
Why is fortnite so popular?Sean
WHY DO ADULTS SLEEP LESS THAN KIDS?Jason
how are babies madeamelia
what is spooningMarty
How did shrek turn into a memeShrek
what is that container doing there? it looks a bit funnyInsta
how do matches make fireBen
what are memesMarty
What is puberty?Marty
why does the tree outside have a bag on itScotty
Why are our dreams hard to remember?Scotty
how matches make firecharlotte
what is city planing?Gavin
why do some people disrespect girls and women?Rose
what would if we had no moonLeo
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 are only certain animals our pets?
teagan — AL
Why do Olympians bite their medals?
Sam — Glen Allen, VA
What causes blindness?
Katherine — Owatonna, MN
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