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What is a blockchain?WonderTeam
Published as Wonder of the Day #2560
What is busking?WonderTeam
Published as Wonder of the Day #2558
When did unicorns become super popular?Asha
why do we fartnaima
What was the first virus ever to be discoveredY
Why is Croatia barely knownGianni
how can we stop the coronavirusLaurie
Why do we have crushes?Biankah
what are phospholipidsnancy
is bigfoot realSumaya
why do we have homework?alyssa
why is aloe so healthy to your bodyAddie
Why do bees make a hiveGianni
What is islamSumaya
How do dogs get their shapeGianni
What is the cause of flexibility?lillian
How do you know a rock is a geode?Anna
why are bananas called bananasSophia
What is the importance of ear wax?Mira
Is biting your nails bad?Katelyn
Who started the coronavirusSumaya
Who is the most famous person in the worldSumaya
If a boat sinks how do you find the bodysHelen
How did Google Chrome originate and get its name?Brian
Who invented timeHelen
how are we ourselvesJULIETTE
Are some people allergic to there own hairNatalie
What was the first ice cream flavor in the worldNatalie
What was the first piece of technology in the worldNatalie
What was the first word a baby would normally sayNatalie
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Why does a slinky get tangled so easily and is so hard to untangle?
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