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How Did Money Start?Youssef
who ivented tape?halie
What are youmichael
Why do people buy catsGiuliano
how do bats get there foodkian
What is the Irish war of independenceMaggie
Who was Harambe the Gorilla?max
Why does hair grow?Isaiah
Are witchs real??mara
why is it called webster dictionaryAaron
How many people are in the worldJack
what is the meaning of lifeayaan
How to win Fortnite Battle RoyaleAyaan
What’s the meaning of lifeJebb
Why did someone create mathMaria
How did wolves evolve into dogs?bethany
Why do dogs want to eat human foodMaria
HOw cold /hot is the moon/sunmakayla
why don´t penguins fly?April
how do birds flybethany
If you walk into a room with a can of paint and you never bring it out dose that room get smaller?Hunter
does the fish drink the water?Jernae
How Are Babies Made?Azauri
how do we get our full namechloe
why are animals faster than humans?Greta
what is the most popular game everalexis
what is lipglossmakayla
who invented languages?Lila
can boys have a baby?Azauri
Who made Pugs?Hunter
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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