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Hosts Mindy Thomas and Guy Raz guide curious kids and their grown-ups on a journey into the wonders of the world around them. We'll go inside our brains, out into space and deep into the coolest new stories in science and technology.

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    • Stories for Kids
    • 4.4, 124 Ratings

Hosts Mindy Thomas and Guy Raz guide curious kids and their grown-ups on a journey into the wonders of the world around them. We'll go inside our brains, out into space and deep into the coolest new stories in science and technology.

    Two Whats!? And A Wow! - Butt Bubble Breathing (encore)

    Two Whats!? And A Wow! - Butt Bubble Breathing (encore)

    Why does Mindy want Guy Raz to model his scuba gear after aquatic beetles? And what does this have to do with the science of breathing?! We've got the questions AND the answers on today's breath-taking round of Two Whats!? And A Wow! We're challenging you to find the facts from the fiction about breathing!

    • 10 min
    Here Comes The Sun-Powered Energy! (encore)

    Here Comes The Sun-Powered Energy! (encore)

    It's Cyber Funday on Wow in the World, and Mindy is taking full advantage of all the good deals! Sales on everything thing she's ever wanted and everything she never even knew she wanted! But is her online shopping spree a good deal for the planet? Guy Raz takes Mindy on a little time traveling fossil-fueled trip to the past to see how we can best protect the Earth for the future! It's the Who, What, When, Where, Why, How and Wow in the World of Fossil Fuels and the future health of planet Earth! Originally aired 4-22-19

    • 34 min
    Two Whats!? And A Wow! - Cry-Thru (encore)

    Two Whats!? And A Wow! - Cry-Thru (encore)

    Why is Mindy selling puppy dog calendars from her window? And what does this have to do with the science of tears?! We've got the questions AND the answers on today's tearful round of Two Whats!? And A Wow! We're challenging you to find the facts from the fiction about tears!

    • 9 min
    Two Whats!? And A Wow! - Kangaroo, How Do You Do? (encore)

    Two Whats!? And A Wow! - Kangaroo, How Do You Do? (encore)

    Why is Guy Raz worried that Mindy's ice cream will melt in her jeans?! And what does this have to do with kangaroos?! We've got the questions AND the answers on today's hopping round of Two Whats!? And A Wow! We're challenging you to find the facts from the fiction about kangaroos!

    • 9 min
    Two Whats!? And A Wow! - Wildest Dreams (encore)

    Two Whats!? And A Wow! - Wildest Dreams (encore)

    Why was Mindy a maple syrup donut last night?! And what does this have to do with the science of dreams?! We've got the questions AND the answers on today's dreamy round of Two Whats!? And A Wow! We're challenging you to find the facts from the fiction about dreams!

    • 9 min
    Two Whats!? And A Wow! - Metallic-wha?! (encore)

    Two Whats!? And A Wow! - Metallic-wha?! (encore)

    Why does Guy Raz think Mindy is starting a heavy metal band? And what does this have to do with the science behind metals?! We've got the questions AND the answers on today's shiny round of Two Whats!? And A Wow! We're challenging you to find the facts from the fiction about metals!

    • 9 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
124 Ratings

124 Ratings

SlimeBoyjr ,

I don’t understand.

Why are people asking for Two What’s And A Wow to be stopped? If you don’t like it, don’t listen to it. The main episodes are still the same.

Rookie Mum ,

Stop making to what’s and a wow

My name is Sophia I loved the show before two what’s and a wow please stop making it

Mozparker ,

Hello Mindy and Guyra’s (sorry if there are misspellings)

Could you do a tour in NZ (preferably somewhere near Richmond road school) your show is amazeballs ; v )

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