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The Whiz Times brings to you some exciting pictures of sports on ice!
Ice hockey fans in the USA were treated to awesome action at ice hockey mat[...]
On November 18, 2013, twelve states in the USA Midwest were struck by several tornadoes and intense thunderstorms. Washington town in the state of Illinois see[...]
The trash that we throw away everyday could go one of four ways - burned, recycled, composted or buried in landfills.
A landfill is usually used to bury trash in[...]
UP, UP & AWAY!
What a sight to behold! Huge, colourful balloons all blown up and ready for flight. These are not balloons that you can hold with a string at a birthday party. [...]
MAKE AN ANCIENT FRIEND TODAY
Who is the oldest person you have ever met? Perhaps it's your great-grandfather?
Well, have you ever met anyone as old as Dinosaur Sue? If you have n[...]
WATCH THEM WHIZZZ BY!
The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series is a modified-pickup truck racing series. The Ford EcoBoost 200 is a 200-mile (321 km) NASCAR Camping World Truck Serie[...]
WHAT AN EXPLOSION!
It must have been a real shock for the people living in Jankow Przygodzki village of western Poland. On November 14, 2013, a gas pipeline exploded in that villa[...]
IT'S QUIZ TIME AGAIN!
Earlier this month, we posted a video on the plight of cyclists in India. Now it's time for you to dig deep into your memory to answer our quiz questions.
IT'S GETTING WARM IN HERE
During the United Nations climate talks in Warsaw, Poland, earlier this month, there were warnings about a dangerous rise in greenhouse gas emissions. [...]
SEVERE FLOODING IN SOMALIA
A deadly cyclone has hit Somalia in the northeastern region of Puntland. This has caused extremely heavy rain, high-speed winds and flooding. The govern[...]
BIG & BEAUTIFUL
You might have seen some of his sculptures in your city. They are big, bronze and beautiful. They are the work of Fernando Botero Angulo, an artist and sculpto[...]
GET A HIGH SCORE ON THIS QUIZ
The Whiz Times brings to you a brand new quiz. This time, it's on the record-breaking building, One World Trade Center. Try it out!
Here's a hint:[...]
DOUBLE, DOUBLE, TOIL AND TROUBLE!
Sounds familiar? Those of you who have read or watched the famous Shakespeare play, Macbeth, would know this phrase.
Poison can be found in ma[...]
WHAT A MAJESTIC SIGHT!
It is official - One World Trade Center in New York City, USA, will be the tallest building in North America when it is completed in early 2014. It will sta[...]
PREPARING FOR KICK-OFF SEASON
Are you looking forward to the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil? Here are some pictures of some national football teams training and warming up before t[...]
A GRAND OLD DAME
Do you know where to find the largest Tyrannosaurus Rex ever discovered? You won't have to do any digging because she has already been all dug up, clean and ready[...]
WHAT A COLOURFUL SIGHT!
Would you look at that? What fun it would be to take part in such a huge and colourful party! Lots of people dressed up in fancy costumes and wearing brigh[...]
WONDERFUL ANIMALS IN OUR MIDST
The Whiz Times brings to you some pictures of animals in captivity. Animals in captivity are those that live under human care in farms, at home or i[...]
A new use for cooking oil
Remember The Whiz Times' video on used cooking oil? What other purpose can cooking oil be used for? Come, let's try the quiz below.
Imagine leaving your home one day and finding the streets full of rubbish and trash bins overflowing. This is exactly what is happening in Madrid, the capital [...]
HOLY SMOKE! CINDERS & ASHES!
Over the last few days, Mount Sinabung in Karo, Indonesia has been erupting and throwing out thick smoke and ashes. More than 1,700 peop[...]
HELP NEEDED URGENTLY
Super Typhoon Haiyan caused a lot of damage to the city of Tacloban in the Leyte province of the Philippines on November 8, 2013.
Thousands of homes were d[...]
A MUST-DO QUIZ FOR SPORTS FANS!
There is a sporting event that happens only once every four years. Super fit athletes from all over the world come together to compete with each ot[...]
HOW WELL DO YOU KNOW YOUR ANIMAL FRIENDS?
Hi kids! Here's a little quiz to find out what you know about our animal friends. If you have been visiting The Whiz Times regularly, thi[...]
ROCKETS, LUNAR ROVERS & MORE!
There are lots of exciting things happening in outer space these days. Enjoy the slideshow to find out what our astronauts and rockets are up to![...]
CYCLISTS IN INDIA'S BIG TRAFFIC SQUEEZE
Have you ever been in a crowded place and felt really uncomfortable? Well, cyclists in India are uncomfortable AND afraid for their lives[...]
WHAT AN AMAZING STORY!
Did you read about how a group of migrants was rescued from the Sahara Desert? It must have been scary for them to be stuck in the blazing desert! If you ha[...]
Snakes, planes & ear wax!
So many things happened around the world in just one week! Find out
more in our awesome slideshow!
WHO MOVED OUR WATER?
China is a huge country. Northern China is dry and crowded but its southern part is wet, so it has to transfer water from the south to the north. The dams[...]
UP, UP & AWAY!
What an awesome feeling it is to be able to fly without being in an aircraft! Did you read the story about the 'Jetman' who did just that around Mount[...]
MONSTER WEATHER IN THE PHILIPPINES
Typhoon Haiyan slammed into the Philippines on November 8, 2013. It was one of the strongest typhoons ever recorded. The monster winds and giant[...]
Look at them go!
Strong, speedy and super ... how cool these athletes are! The Whiz Times has prepared some awesome pictures of exciting moments in sports.
Enjoy and be inspire[...]
THE "EXTREME" QUIZ!
Here's a quiz on some of the biggest, tallest and coldest stuff we know.
Put on your coolest thinking cap and score the highest score!
WHAT'S COOKING OIL DOING IN OUR VEHICLES ?
From the frying pan and into your car. Can cooking oil really be used as fuel for motor vehicles?
Scientists have found[...]
WHAT GREAT HELP THESE ROBOTS ARE!
Robots can do so many different things. These latest robots from Japan can help farmers pick strawberries, entertain us with music and [...]
IT'S QUIZ TIME AGAIN!
Now that the week is almost over, let's try this quiz. The answers to these questions all come from this week's stories. You can use the search bar[...]
Cuteness combined with Technology!
The Whiz Times brought you a story about the world's first robot astronaut named "Kirobo" and how he was sent to the International Space Station[...]
What an awesome guy!
Swiss aviator Yves "Jetman" Rossy, whose jet-engine powered wings have taken him over some of the world's most awesome places, has added another to his list -[...]
We're lucky it's extinct!
The platypus is a cute marsupial found only in Australia. And now, a giant extinct species of the platypus with powerful teeth has been discovered in Aus[...]
From Pythons to Dolphins- this month has some awesome animals make it to The Whiz Times
Mouse over on the pictures to know more about them. Can you find more about them on The Wh[...]
NEED SOME VARIETY IN YOUR DIET?
Have you ever thought of eating insects? Well, do you know that around two billion people around the world would consider them a delicious meal?
It all went well!
Last week we told you India was getting ready for it's very first Mars mission. The news is that just yesterday 5 October, India's first mission to Mars blasted [...]
Who are the Champs?
These days, the FINA swimming World Cup short-course swim is taking place in Singapore. 'Short-course' just means that the pool is 25 metres (or 25 yards) in [...]
Are you a Hobbit Fan?
Director Peter Jackson gave fans a sneak peek of what's happening with his latest movie yesterday 5 November, revealing he is working non-stop to get "The H[...]
Awesome Solar Eclipse seen in many parts of the world!
They were lucky!
The Sahara desert in Northern Africa is one of the hottest places on Earth. You definitely don't want to be lost there. But recently, a group of 72 people actuall[...]
What a Magical Sight it would have been!
A solar eclipse is a magical thing to see. Slowly, the sun disappears and suddenly it everything is dark like it's night-time. Then our wo[...]
Pets are Family Too!
Every November at the beginning of the month, Mexicans celebrate the Day of the Dead. They go to cemeteries where their loved ones are buried, taking them flo[...]
World's tallest man's wedding photos and more
A not-to-be-missed Movie!
One very important film was shown for the first time in South Africa yesterday 3 October. Can you guess what this film is?
It's a long-awaited movie on[...]
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