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O!Wonder - Stories for the Curious Minds
3 minutes | Jul 21, 2021
Why does a stick appear bent in water?
Have you noticed that a stick appears bent when immersed in water? Why does that happen. Why does it not appear straight? Lets hear the story and find out from Dr. Hooper tells us why that happens.
7 minutes | Jun 24, 2021
हाथी का किस्सा (Story of 4 blind men and the Elephant)
This is the story of four blind men and their encounter with Raju, the elephant. When the four men hear that the Raju has run away from the zoo, they get a little concerned. They have no concept of an elephant as they have never encountered one. So what happens when they actually meet the elephant. Listen to this fun story and find out.
6 minutes | Jun 4, 2021
जटायु और सम्पाति (Tale from the Ramayana)
This is a tale of two vultures - Jatayu and Sampaati. While we know a little about Jatayu, but little is know of his brother Sampaati. They were close to each other. Jatayu is widely known for his valour and the way he fought with Ravan when Sita was getting abducted. Hear the story to know about his brother Sampaati.
8 minutes | Apr 2, 2021
What's inside a Space Suit?
Have you ever looked at a space suit and wondered what it is made of? How does it keep the astronauts safe in space? How do astronauts train to go to space? If you want to know more about the Spacesuit, just tune in and listen to the story.
3 minutes | Mar 21, 2021
Can Houseflies walk upside down?
Have you seen a housefly walk upside down on the ceiling? How is it that it manages to walk without falling to the ground? Do they have special feet? Lets ask Dr. Hooper and see what he has to say. And Kids, if you have any questions for Dr. Hooper, please send your them in the form of voice notes to firstname.lastname@example.org and Dr. Hooper would be happy to answer your questions. Happy listening!
5 minutes | Mar 6, 2021
उडुपी के राजा और मूंगफलियां (Story from the Mahabharat)
This is a short story from the Kurukshetra war. When the Udupi King decides to take up the responsibility of cooking and serving food for the warriors taking part in the war, he faces a big problem. He has no idea about how much food to cook for such a huge army as the numbers keep changing every day. But he has solution and it comes from none other than Lord Krishna. Listen to the story to find out.
3 minutes | Mar 1, 2021
Can snakes fly?
In this story Dr. Hooper the eccentric scientist, is asked if there are snakes that can fly. Buzz the friendly robot has no idea if species of flying snakes exist in our world. He too is eager to find out. Would you also like to know. Listen to the story and find out. Also, kids you can send in your questions in the form of a voice note to Dr. Hooper at email@example.com and he will be very happy to answer them. Catch you next time.
7 minutes | Mar 1, 2021
झूठ बोलने की सजा ( The boy who lied)
This is a story of a boy who thought it was OK to lie and play pranks on his neighbors. His idea was to have some fun and scare people. Little did he realize that lying can have serious consequences. When the people realize that he was playing pranks on them and wasting their time, they stopped trusting him. So, when the real problem came about, there was no one to help him.
7 minutes | Jan 28, 2021
चिड़िया और भगवन कृष्णा (tale from Mahabharata)
This is a short story from the Mahabharat. Before the war, the battle field is cleared off all the trees. On one of the tree, lives a sparrow with her babies. When the tree is cut, her nest falls to the ground and she is rendered homeless. She doesn't know what to do. She prays to Lord Krishna and asks him to show mercy. But Lord Krishna refuses to intervene. She pleads but the lord refuses to budge. So, what happens next - Will the bird and her babies get crushed when the war begins? Does the lord listen to her pleas and help her? Listen to the story to find out. Narration: Ms. Geet Kashyap
8 minutes | Jan 24, 2021
चतुर नानी की कहनी (Gradma and the pumpkin)
This story is of a on old grandma and her journey through the forest to meet her daughter. On her journey, she meets a fox and a lion who desperately want to eat her up. Using her wit, she somehow gets out of the situations but she knows that she is going to meet them on her way back. How will she save her life from these animals? Listen to the story to find out how she escapes from them.
3 minutes | Jan 21, 2021
Do frogs have slippery skin?
What happens when you try to hold a frog? Its quite possible that it may slip out of your hands. But why does that happen? Do all frogs have slippery skin? Listen to Doctor Hooper and Buzz, his friendly robot answer these interesting questions. And kids, if you have any questions related to science or any other topics, can mail them to Doctor Hooper on firstname.lastname@example.org and he would be happy to answer them for you, on his show.
8 minutes | Jan 4, 2021
चालाक लोमड़ी (The fox & 3 pigs)
This is a story of a fox and three pigs. When the pigs build their own homes, the cunning fox, harasses them. He huffs and puffs and tries to blow away their homes. But will he succeed? Can anyone stop him?Listen to the story to the find out.
9 minutes | Dec 14, 2020
The Story of Amazon Rainforest
This is a story about the amazing Amazon Rainforest. The Amazon Rainforest is very important for the survival of the planet and plays a huge role in maintaining the climate of our planet.But do you know how huge it is? It’s spread across thousands of kilometres. Its home to different species of plants, birds, insects and animals. But why is it called a Rainforest?Listen to the story to find out about the Amazon Rainforest.
6 minutes | Dec 8, 2020
बंदर और मगरमच्छ की कहानी (The Monkey & Crocodile Story)
A Monkey and Crocodile were best friends. Everyday, the monkey would pluck blue berries from a nearby tree and feed them to the crocodile. Because they were such good friends, the monkey trusted the crocodile completely but little did he know that the crocodile was not trustworthy. He was plain selfish and had an motive. Listen to the story to know what happens between the monkey and crocodile.
7 minutes | Nov 6, 2020
Are Venomous & Poisonous creatures the same
Have you wondered if there is a difference between Venomous and Poisonous creatures? They are both harmful, then how are they different from each other? What is it that makes it different?Listen to the story to know more about Venomous & Poisonous creatures
4 minutes | Nov 6, 2020
सिंह और चूहा की कहानी (The Lion & the Mouse story)
When the mighty lion gets stuck in a poachers net, a small mouse comes to his rescue. The mouse remembers how the lion was kind to him and had let him go when they had crossed paths. The mouse decides to reciprocate and he immediately bites off the sides of the net and sets the lion free.This is an amazing story of a Lion & a Mouse which tells us "that to help others, it’s our intention that is important and not how big, small or mighty one is".
8 minutes | Oct 22, 2020
Why are Bees important?
Did you know Bees are very important for our survival? They are tiny but still play a crucial role and are called big ‘agents’ of nature. It’s because of them that, life blooms around us. Without them – our lives can go complete topsy turvy. Listen to ‘The Honey Bee story’ to know about what Bees do and why they are absolutely important for our survival.
3 minutes | Oct 14, 2020
The Tortoise & Hare story
This is a story of a hardworking tortoise and a arrogant hare. The tortoise believes in hard work, while the rabbit believes in taking things easy. When they decide to run race between them, the hare is very sure that he is going to win the race hands down. Little does he know that the outcome is going to be very different than what he has imagined. Listen in, to a great story about the tortoise and the hare.
14 minutes | Oct 13, 2020
How do birds fly?
When Jimbo the baby elephant and Nutty the porcupine come across a tree filled with delicious mangoes - they are ecstatic. They love mangoes. But there is only one problem. The mangoes are out of their reach. They try everything to get close - but without any success. Nutty then suggests that Jimbo should use his giant ears as wings, flap them and fly to get close to the mangoes. But is that possible? Can elephants fly? What quality does a bird have that makes it fly?‘Why Jimbo wants to fly’ is funny tale about best friends Jimbo & Nutty and their quest to fly to eat few mangoes.
5 minutes | Oct 10, 2020
Do fish ever sleep?
Have you looked at a fish and wondered if it ever sleeps? Their eyes are always open and it appears that they are always moving around. So when do they sleep? And do all species sleep or there are some who can do without taking rest? Do they have a favorite spot where they relax?Do you want to know more fish and if it ever takes a nap? Listen to the Aunty Betty story to find out.
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