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Two Whats!? And A Wow! – Penguin Take-Off

Why is there a plane in Mindy’s Gingerbread Mansion?! And what does that have to do with PENGUINS?! We’ve got the questions AND the answers on today’s waddlin’ round of Two Whats!? And A Wow! We’re challenging you to find the facts from the fiction about penguins!

Two Whats!? And A Wow! – Taste Bud Retirement

Why are Mindy and Guy Raz celebrating their taste buds’ retirement? And what does this have to do with the science of TASTE BUDS? We’ve got the questions AND the answers on today’s delicious round of Two Whats!? And A Wow! We’re challenging you to find the facts from the fiction about taste buds!

Mystery Sound Extravaganza 2020

You don’t have to search far to find amazing Mystery Sounds. If you listen, you can find them in every room of your house. Today’s episode is chock full of these audible wonders. They are cotton candy for the ears! They are the notes to make your tympanic membrane sing!

It’s time for the Mystery Sound Extravaganza! An episode made up of nothing but Mystery Sounds, most of them recorded by our amazing listeners.Plus, today's Moment of Um answers this stumper: when your eyes are closed, are your pupils big or small?

Today’s episode is sponsored by KiwiCo (kiwico.com/brainson)

Two Whats!? And A Wow! – Full Moon Rising

Why is Mindy inviting the moon to a party? And what does this have to do with the science of FULL MOONS? We’ve got the questions AND the answers on today’s bright round of Two Whats!? And A Wow! We’re challenging you to find the facts from the fiction about full moons!

162: What if Fred the Dog bought the What-If-Mobile?

When Mr. Eric goes missing, Ms. Karen and Fred end up telling the story. Can they handle all the questions blasted out by the What-If-Mobile? 

Lessons: It’s wonderful to be giving, but giving everything we’ve got won’t leave us enough to stay happy and healthy. 

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What If World is made by Eric O’Keeffe with help from Karen O’Keeffe. Our theme song is by Craig Martinson and our podcast art is by Jason O’Keefe. Additional songs and sound effects from audioblocks.com. This episode’s art was put together using images from OCAL and J.

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What’s Slower Than Slow?

Sloths, snails and salamanders, when it comes to slow animals there’s a bunch of different animals to choose from. But there’s one animal that stands out above all the rest when it comes to being very … very … slow. But what animal is it? Mindy and Guy make their way down to the Snoozefest Arena for the annual 100m Not-A-Dash to find out! It’s the Who, What, When, Where, Why, How, and Wow in the World of epic slow pokes!

Animal Jam

Dylan is hoping for a peaceful day playing guitar in the woods, but when he runs into basically every predator that lives in the forest, he feels anything but peaceful. What is he going to do to get out of this??

Draw us a picture of what you think any of the characters in this story look like, and then tag us in it on instagram @storiespodcast! We’d love to see it and share it on our feed!!

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117: Why Do Cookies Taste Better With Salt? And Other Cooking Questions

We head to the kitchen to answer cooking and food questions. Why does food taste better with salt? Why do we need salt to make sweet things like cookies? Why do seasonings taste good in food but not so much on their own? Why are marshmallows soft? Why do egg whites go from clear to white when they’re cooked? How are expiration dates determined? Answers to your food questions with Molly Birnbaum, host the podcast Mystery Recipe and editor of America’s Test Kitchen Kids.

15: Answering More Kids’ Coronavirus Questions

We’re back with a new set of kids’ questions about COVID19, as well as some important updates on questions from our first coronavirus episode. Dr. Juan Dumois, infectious disease pediatrician, answers some tricky questions like, “If you were the coronavirus, what would life feel like?” and “Can I play with my friend?” 

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Our interview with Dr. Dumois was recorded on April 17, 2020. If you’re listening weeks later, the situation and the science might have evolved, and Dr. Dumois’ answers might be outdated – information that feels old or incorrect. In that case, look for more recently updated information from trusted sources, like the Centers for Disease Control, the World Health Organization, and follow guidelines from your local government. You can also keep sending us questions at tumblepodcast@gmail.com!

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Find more information about some of the answers in this episode at our website, sciencepodcastforkids.com.

Two Whats!? And A Wow! – Just Joking Around

Why are Mindy and Guy Raz telling jokes to make a cake? And what does this have to do with the science of COMEDY? We’ve got the questions AND the answers on today’s ground-breaking round of Two Whats!? And A Wow! We’re challenging you to find the facts from the fiction about comedy!