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What is poison made out of?London
What is the longest word in the English Dictionary and what does it mean?Benjamin
What Is Absquatulate?Matthew
what was the first book and what was it calledIsabelle
How many seconds are in a yearStephan
How does depression work?Kai
how do parasites travel from person to person contacytElena
Is a megoladon still aliveSavannah
Why do hyenas laughelena
Can I have a kinkajou as a pet?Dominic
How can a normal person interpret someone else body languageGiana
whats is darkstalker aboutAlexis
Why do we burpJustin
What is anesthesia made of?Anastasia
Is pineapple good for dogsJustin
When is the Carona Virus going to endJustin
Why do we have two parts of our brain?Gargi
When is the coronavirus aspost to end?Adara
WHEN WILL THE CORONAVIRUS STOP/WHEN WILL THINGS GO BACK TO NORMAL?Albie
Why does it rain?Martina
what is happineshhjguokgtombofg
How long does a retirement plan last youDeja
Why do you get dark semi-circles under your eyes when you stayed up for a prolonged amount of time?Melinda
why do people throw trash on the ground?Bella
why has no one walked on the planet Neptune?jyothi
When will Covid-19 end?Arabella
How can we stop the coranavirisElijah
Why do people become depressed?John
When was math invented?Sofia
Who thought of names everything we have now?Naylani
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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