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Avian Flu update: Rumour mongers in China
"There's H7N9 virus in chickens in a poultry market!"
This was what 2 men said on the internet, causing great panic and chaos among peo[...]
Not the first time for Fukushima Daiichi nuclear
power plant! Why does this happen again and again?
On Thursday, 11th April, it was reported that around 22 litres (six US gall[...]
The Ostrich flu!
It seems like there is a new flu strain in South Africa, possibly the H7N1 virus. And this time, it was spotted in Ostriches in a South African farm!
Malaysia election date finally confirmed!
It has been confirmed! The most intense election for Malaysia's current ruling party, or even in the country's history, is set to take pl[...]
An Omelette? No I'd prefer a planet please.
Black holes at the centre of galaxies are usually inactive, or “asleep”. But once in many years, they might just want to get up for a[...]
Is there a link between a sports star and the shape of their face? Maybe yes, say some people.
The shape of a man's face can help predict his sporting acumen, according to a study[...]
The North Korean crisis is coming to a high. Tensions are being built up in the region, close to a date everyone thinks could mean war. Which date?
Have you heard of the North Kor[...]
Childhood and key life events: Margaret Thatcher
Former prime minister Margaret Thatcher, the “Iron Lady” of British politics died following a heart stroke on Monday. She was 87. [...]
Britain's Margaret Thatcher, the 'Iron Lady', dead at 87
Former prime minister Margaret Thatcher, the "Iron Lady" of British politics died following a heart stroke on Monday. She [...]
Do you want some panda poo?
Did I hear you say "No way"? But some people are going "Yes way!". Why do some people want Panda Poo and where are they from? (Hint: They're not from [...]
Singapore Botanic gardens aim for UNESCO heritage status
Singapore, one of the world's most densely populated countries, is campaigning to get its 154-year-old Botanic Gardens dec[...]
Four sheep have got a job in Paris city!
What “job” could sheep possibly have? Working in a farm to produce three bags full of wools? No, not for these sheep!
These four black[...]
An explanation to the mysterious “fairy circles”!
Have you heard of the mysterious “fairy circles”?
Rings of grass with an empty circle in the mist of the Southwest Africa des[...]
Pakistani schoolgirl Malala to pen life story
Do you remember Malala Yousafzai? Malala was a brave girl who stood up for education in girls.
Here is a little recap: On 9 Octob[...]
The Whiz Times brings to you the Top sports photos of the week for the first week of April. Enjoy!
Latest photos from the world of sports. You can see some basketball action, an[...]
View latest pictures of animal from all around the
world in the Animal Photos of the Week.
Animals and humans interact with each other in ways that needs to be [...]
Despite disability, this teen scales Mount Everest!
What had happened to this teenager, and what prompted him to take such an arduous journey? What is he trying to tell the worl[...]
From Smartphone to Smart watch? Yes!
Smartphones in the market makes it so much more convenient and easy to communicate with others at the instance. But wouldn't it be even better[...]
Cambodia’s ancient finger dance
There are just so many types of dance; Hip hop, ballet, jazz, finger dance… Finger dance?? Yes, Finger dance too!
Let’s find out more about finger[...]
Bird Flu Alert! More people infected with H7N9 virus!
Never before was this strain of bird flu been transmitted to human beings. But now, there are a total of 7 cases of people in[...]
Malaysia elections: Close battle between parties
Today, Wednesday 3rd April 2013, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak announced that he has dissolved parliament to prepare for th[...]
Fishing can lead to extinction of Sea Turtles!
Six of the seven species of sea turtles are considered endangered. Yet, hundreds of thousands of these endangered sea creatures are [...]
Full bloom Cherry trees: Simply Beautiful
Spring is here again!
In Tokyo, Japan, cherry trees have reached a stunning full bloom.
It is easy to know it is peak season is when [...]
Justin Bieber’s pet monkey gets confiscated!
Who said celebrities get things easy all the time?
On Saturday 30 March, Canadian pop sensation Justin Bieber had his pet monkey co[...]
New H7N9 Avian Flu alert!
The Avian Influenza has struck again! This time, it is a new sub-type of avian flu, H7N9, which has not been transmitted to humans before. But now, two p[...]
“Jamless”: Using technology to avoid traffic jams
Woke up late? Have to rush to work or school? Maybe taking a car will help you reach your destination on time, but the traffic mi[...]
OH NO! Is YouTube really shutting down?
YouTube, the world’s most popular video-sharing site, announced it is closing down by midnight to select winners for the best video. By mid[...]
Living near busy streets can harm children's health!
You may find nothing wrong with living near a busy street. You can get onto the road fast, and there is so much liveliness in [...]
5 Child-Friendly Tablets
Once they have developed the dexterity to hold objects in their hands, it’s only a matter of time before your children are going to be reaching for electr[...]
New species of primates found in forests of Madagascar!
On Tuesday, Scientist found two new species of Mouse Lemur primates. The animal has a small body and big eyes, what many wi[...]
"Ungoogleable": Why is Google unhappy about this word?
“Go Google it”. It is becoming a common way to ask somebody to search the net for something. This phenomenal website is th[...]
Innocent children in jail- can this mother save them?
Many of us have water, food, access to doctors and live reasonably clean, protected lives. Our children go to schools, get e[...]
Surprising way to make use of trash!
Make electricity from trash? Yes!
Everyday, Manila’s roughly 12 million residents produce 6,000 to 8,000 tonnes of rubbish. To put that in [...]
6.1 Magnitude Earthquake hits Taipei
On Wednesday 27 March, 10:03am, a 6.0 magnitude earthquake hit the central of Taiwan, causing much damage.
Its epicentre (source of the ear[...]
Reduced environmental pollution from cars in future!
What are alternative fuels, you ask? Well first know this:
Cars produce a lot of greenhouse gases, making it one of the main [...]
Look Ma! No 3D Glasses!
Everybody loves watching 3D movies, having characters come to life right in front of you. But don’t you find the glasses a little uncomfortable at times?[...]
Perfect marshmellows recipe for a DIY party snack!
Do you have a birthday party coming up? Need some inspiration for the perfect party snack? The all time favourite marshmallows w[...]
This movie app allows you to watch extra scenes on
your phone while watching the movie in a theater!
"Keep your cellphones switched off or on mute in cinemas" is the normal annou[...]
Visit the world’s tallest mountains in the comfort of your house!
You don't have to brave avalanches, weather and dangerous terrains to be on top of mountains anymore. Just whip[...]
Brain painting: Make a painting just by thinking!
Wouldn’t it be cool if you could just ‘think’ and create an artwork?
Nopes- it is not something out of the imagination of a mo[...]
Chatting with an astronaut in space!
On 15 March, many lucky school students had a live Questions and Answer (Q&A) session with an astronaut from space!
Musical instruments need passports to travel!
We all have a passport; the little book that we need to bring along when travelling overseas.
Now, even certain musical instru[...]
Earthquakes can bring out Gold?
Earthquakes are disastrous. They bring destruction, take lives and destroy properties.
But some studies bring to light a different positive side[...]
NASA’s Curiosity rover back in action!
Do you remember NASA's Mars Rover Curiosity? Yes the same robot 'car' that was sent to Mars.
The robot landed on Mars last August and has b[...]
How much would this tablet for school children cost?
News Corp. - the giant media company announced that it is making a new tablet computer for schools. They say the device would [...]
A slideshow of high quality images from the BNP
Paribas Open Tennis
Results on Sunday from the 12th and final day of the ATP Masters and WTA BNP Paribas Open Tennis held in [...]
Could you have a smart home in the future?
Wouldn’t it be really cool if you could just flick your wrist to surf the Internet from a big screen in the wall on your room? Or switc[...]
Scientists estimate number of species of plants and animals still unknown
How many species of living things do think there are on Earth? A thousand? A Million? 10 Million? Scien[...]
New pope elected
Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio from Argentina is the new Pope and will be known as Pope Francis. Why the name Francis?
VATICAN CITY, March 14, 2013 (AFP) - Argen[...]
Recession: New signs of worry for countries, would it impact
The world has been struggling with this dangerous trend since a few years now. It's called the "Economic re[...]
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