You know what is a typewriter, yes?
Before there were computers, this device helped type words on a piece of papers. It is used even now, instead of computers, thoug[...]
Protestors want free elections to be held in Hong Kong
Hong Kong is a territory under China.
Hong Kong is given a special status by the Chinese government. It can function on [...]
AND THE SEARCH FOR MH370 BEGINS ONCE AGAIN
You must have read about the surprising and tragic disappearance of flight MH 370. The plane had vanished about 7 months ago with fears [...]
DOGS RIDING THE WAVES
We've seen dogs do many amazing things.
We've seen them protecting goats in Namibia and we've even seen dogs using ipads!
Now, here's another amazing t[...]
Climbers feared trapped or dead in this sudden volcano eruption in Japan
This year saw many volcanoes erupting or in the danger of erupting. Can you reca[...]
Children walk upto their President in superhero costumes for a cause.
When efforts from grown ups fail, you can always count on children. Especially when the[...]
WHAT HAPPENED AROUND THE WORLD THIS WEEK?
From the Singapore Grand Prix to the Milan Fashion show and then to a storm in China.Â
This week was full of action, around the worl[...]
CRY, BABY, CRY!
Have you ever heard of a competition to make babies cry?
Guess what! There is such a competition in Japan!
A â€˜baby-cryâ€™ sumo competition was held on [...]
THIS IS THE TALLEST FLAGPOLE IN THE WORLD
This year, Saudi Arabiaâ€™s 84th National Day also comes with another landmark achievement: a new Guinness record for the Worldâ€™s Ta[...]
WHAT DO YOU WANT TO BE WHEN YOU GROW UP?
What do you want to be next year?
What do you want to be after five years?
What do you want to be when you grow old?
In a surpris[...]
ITâ€™S TIME FOR YOUR VACCINATIONS!Â
Almost every one of us has gone through the process of getting vaccinations to protect ourselves.
However there are some people who [...]
Chocolates, chocolates everywhere...
Do you loveÂ Chocolates?
Then you would definitely love the Belgium Chocolate Village!
A chocolate village museum opened on the 20th Septem[...]
FOR TURTLE DOVES, THE THREAT IS REAL
Itâ€™s true. The population of these turtle doves has declined sharply over the years.
Get your answers here- Read this article [...]
You won't believe what was the prize trophy made out of!
On 17th September 2014, New York was chosen as the winner of the â€˜Most Vegan-Friendly Cityâ€™ among all of the states and [...]
A PICTURE IS WORTH A THOUSAND WORDS
Last week was full of activities around the world. While there were moments of fun, there were also tragic instances.
Know about what's hap[...]
HOW DOES IT FEEL LIKE TO BE IN PRISON?
With an aim to remind people to never break the law and be good citizens, a prison themed restaurant has opened up in Tianjin, China.Â
Most Scottish people say NO to separating from United Kingdom
The United Kingdom comprises of the countries of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Lately, some peop[...]
We might never see these animals again!
You must have read many stories about many beautiful animals facing the threat of disappearing forever.
Unfortunately, this threat i[...]
So that's where some of them get their BUZZ from!
Did you know?
Even bees drink coffee!
Well, so not exactly coffee the way humans drink it. But an ingredient in coffee c[...]
Pictures of Lego shapes from design to packing- straight from a Lego factory
Love playing with Lego?
Then you would definitely love looking around in a Lego factory!
Pictures from this week show the full force of nature
This week- nature is showing its full force and turning out in full force across the world. From a typhoon that sto[...]
Latest pictures from this week include a Goldfish surgery and more!
Â The fourth picture is so heart warming!
Which of these pictures left the most impact on[...]
At 10 years old, Cydel Gabutero from Philippines sure has a powerful voice.
The Whiz Times team found her online, and thought we should share her talent with all of you. Watch t[...]
Natural disasters raise scare
MANILA, September 16, 2014 (AFP) - Philippines authorities have issued a warning that a dangerous eruption may occur within weeks from Mount Mayon.
This spacecraft chased a comet for 6 billion kilometers - and finally caught up with it!
Space agency The European Space Agency (ESA) has succeeded after 10 yea[...]
THE FIGHTER JET FLIES
Fruit flies are more difficult to swat than most of us think.
Why is that so?
To find out and understand, click on the link in blue and read up on the [...]
Stories in pictures from last week!
Pictures to show you more happenings around the world from 7th September to 13th September.
You can click on pictures to enlarge them. W[...]
FOOD, SLEEP, FOOD, SLEEP AGAIN!
Do you feel tiredÂ orÂ sleepy after you finish a meal?
Many people feel really sleepy after they have a heavy meal. Some call this condition â€˜food[...]
A PARADE OF BALLOON COMIC BOOKS CHARACTERS
Last week, 5th to 7th September 2014 saw the the Fete de la BD, or the Brussels Comic Book Festival. The Balloonâ€™s Day Parade also occur[...]
ARE YOU READY FOR THIS TECHNOLOGY?
Play this quiz game and be the king of technology!
But before attempting the Quiz, click here and read up on what the Google Glass is a[...]
A meeting to sweep chimneys? Seriously?
Oh Yes! And for a purpose too!
The International Meeting of Chimney Sweeps happened in Vigezzo valley, Italy, where 1000 chimney swe[...]
A NUCLEAR TEST FOR YOU
Itâ€™s time for you to take the nuclear test!
No nuclear radiation here- The Whiz Times is Stimulating, Safe and Fun! So you can just pl[...]
Fun and Weird acts make it to the 60th Guinness Book of World Records
When it comes to making records, people have a lot of weird ideas. And many of those weird concepts made it t[...]
New Apple iPhone and a new Apple watch announced
If you were curious after reading the story about "Is Apple launching a new device?" then the wait is over.
Apple announced th[...]
An unusual virus that only attacks children seen in the USA
An unusual virus is spreading in a few states in the United States of America. This virus is striking only ch[...]
These cats are purring, meowing and even growling to save their cousins- the Tigers!
Cats are the Internet's favorite animal.
Everyone loves to see cat pictures and watch cat v[...]
SYDNEY, September 9, 2014 (AFP) - A man was killed Tuesday in a suspected shark attack at a popular Australian beach after being bitten on the leg while swimming.
The man, in hi[...]
The world would always welcome new, exciting and better ideas to create clean energy to provide to the world.
One new and exciting discovered way so fa[...]
Don't go out, there's a deadly snake out there!
A small southern Dutch town has been put on high alert after a deadly cobra escaped from its enclosure, and authorities have asked [...]
A mysterious explosion rocked Nicaragua's crowded capital Managua, creating a large crater.
Scientists and officials say, that the explosion appears to have been caused by a sma[...]
A new device from Apple Computers? Shhh...It's still a secret.
Technology and gadget fans are eagerly waiting for what is the new device 'Apple computers' are going to l[...]
ITâ€™S PIZZA MAKING TIME!
Do you love eating pizza?
How about making one? Have you tried baking a Pizza ever?
If yes, then you would definitely love the World Pizza Makers Cha[...]
THEYâ€™RE MORE THAN JUST NUTS!
As the dangers of burning fossil fuels continue to resurface, the world has always been constantly researching and finding new renewable and cleaner e[...]
Olaf, Elsa, Anna, Kristoff to sing and play again?
The "Frozen" princess stars of Disney's Oscar-winning animated film are set to return next spring, the Walt Disney stu[...]
Incredible kitesurfing sight!
Have you ever seen hundreds of kite surfers kitesurfing on the sea before?
KiteSurfing is a sport where people can use a parachute type [...]
A QUIZ ON YOUR PALM!
As the main ingredient for biscuits, shampoos and make-up, palm oil is a very important natural resource for all of us.Â
However, recently, products that a[...]
Â Use these tips for the most awesome school holidays
Hurray! School is over and the school holidays are here. What are your plans for these school holidays?Â
Are you [...]
Here everyone is dressed in white too!
Literally meaning â€˜Dinner in Whiteâ€™, Diner En Blanc is an invite-only secret picnic that originated from France and now has spread all aro[...]
AND THE LAKE GOES KABOOM!
Think that lakes wonâ€™t explode at all? Wrong!Â
There are lakes in the world that would explode, and their explosion is just as dangerous as any other [...]
IT'S ELEPHANT POLO TIME!
Who doesn't like elephants?
But DO YOU KNOW that the elephant population in the world is declining as we speak?
Thus, the Anantara Hotel, Resorts an[...]
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