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What is an ogre?Wonder Friend
Published as Wonder of the Day #949
Why are cats cuteAvni
how do you make a rubix cube?Wassim
How was math made?Mia
What is the meaning of life?Gethin
Are spies real?Hannah
how will be our life after death??? How we will reach heaven after death??Shreelakshmi
Why are people getting treated badly by the colour of their skin?Sara
why are cats so flexibleditiro
How do we get IBDNeo
How does a washing machine work?Victor
How do I make a telescope?Llama
Why should people be judged on their Colour.Why should it matter?Finley
who made the joke why did the chicken cross the roadsebastian
People have treated people because of being a girl or being black but do people do anything about height?Finley
Is Fortnite Season 3 Chapter 2 fun?Kohki
What do you think about the storm becoming water in Fortnite?Kohki
Why do we ask why we (humans) exist?Nasteha
Who made GucciBilly
Do people realize how smart Albert Einstein was?Finley
what was the first letter inventedfraser22
What is ESP?Auden
How would Blackbeard explain his life?Caroline
Who is Midas and why did his touch make everything gold?Caiden
who made the tv,sMia
do tigers and lions fighthi
how do we know everything isnt a lieErin
How do green screens work, and what are they made of?Stephanie
How was grass grownTaylor
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How does weeds grow?
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How many animals are on earth?
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Can Plants Eat Insects?
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