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But Why: A Podcast for Curious Kids
But Why: A Podcast for Curious Kids
Vermont Public

But Why is a show led by kids. They ask the questions and we find the answers. It’s a big interesting world... more

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How do axolotls regrow parts of their bodies–including their brains?

In addition to having faces that look like a smiley emoticon, axolotls are as fascinating to scientific researchers as they... more

27 Jan 2023 · 19 minutes
Why do bison run fast but walk slowly?

What do bison, moose, Gila monsters, parrots and snails have in common? Well….nothing, except they all appear in this episode!... more

13 Jan 2023 · 18 minutes
Jane and Melody’s favorite 2022 episodes

As we close out 2022, Jane and Melody look back at some of their favorite episodes of 2002. Why do... more

30 Dec 2022 · 33 minutes
How do boats float?

How do big cargo ships and ferries float, even though they are so heavy? Why do boats float but stones... more

16 Dec 2022 · 21 minutes
Why do armadillos have shells? Why are sloths slow?

Why do armadillos have shells? How do they roll into balls? Why are sloths so slow? Can sloths actually move... more

02 Dec 2022 · 29 minutes
Who invented emoji?

Emoji are those little images you can send in text messages to friends and family. Nine-year-old Leila in New Jersey... more

18 Nov 2022 · 21 minutes
How did dinosaurs leave tracks?

But Why has answers to your dinosaur questions! When did the dinosaurs live? How many species of dinosaurs were alive... more

04 Nov 2022 · 30 minutes
How is cheese made?

Kids love cheese! (So do adults: Americans consume an average of 40 pounds of cheese per person per year.) In... more

21 Oct 2022 · 22 minutes
How do bees make honey and why do they sting?

Why do bees pollinate? How do they make honey? Why do bees have stingers? Why do (some) bees die when... more

07 Oct 2022 · 31 minutes
Why do sharks have so many teeth?

Why do sharks have multiple sets of teeth? Why do sharks lose so many teeth? Do sharks eat fish? How... more

23 Sep 2022 · 28 minutes
But Why: A Podcast for Curious Kids
How do axolotls regrow parts of their bodies–including their brains?
But Why: A Podcast for Curious Kids