New combination drug brings relief for children
Malaria is a disease caused by an infected mosquito. The germ is carried by the female anopheles mosquito infected with the s[...]
A voice fades away
Kristine Cavanaugh, the voice of Babe, the pig, dies
On 22 December 2014, voice actor Christine Cavanaugh, who lent her voice to Babe, the pig, in the 1995 m[...]
Offices in this city bring in the new year in a unique way- they
throw out the old stuff. Literally!
Happy new year!
Each place has a different and unique way of ringing out [...]
What were the key events that had a huge impact on the
You had hundreds of stories, quizzes and videos to read, play and watch in 2014, telling you about the Wor[...]
AirAsia plane with 162 on board missing en route to
An AirAsia plane with 162 people on board went missing en route from Indonesia to Singapore Sunday morning.
Malaysia, Philippines, Italy battle with multiple disasters
This was a week full of disasters all over the world. Take a look at some of the disasters that troubled people in ma[...]
Fasten your seatbelts and prepare... to stay at home
Looking for that perfect gift for the aviation fan who has everything? One Japanese airline has the answer:[...]
Itâ€™s Christmas time:but some children expect a different kind of santa!
Everyone knows about the story that Santa Claus keeps an eye on children all the year. On Christmas, he c[...]
Surprising and fun Disney Movie facts
1. The super famous Â song â€śPart of Your World,â€ť was almost removed from the movie The Little Mermaid. (Remember Ariel and her sea-cre[...]
British MP's Candy Crush Saga is not so sweet, after all!
London, United Kingdom
A British member of parliament (MP) was noticed playing the Candy Crush Saga children's game on h[...]
'Stuart Little' helps lost Hungarian painting come home
A long-lost painting has returned home to Hungary after nine decades thanks to a sharp-eyed art histor[...]
Ronaldo, Messi and Neuer shortlisted for world player of year
Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Manuel Neuer have been shortlisted as finalists for the World Player of the Year[...]
Chinese teachers on strike
Thousands of teachers have gone on strike in China.
The teachers are not in agreement with government over their salary and pension (money that they[...]
In Nicaragua, why are farmers catching tarantula spiders?
His corn and bean fields ravaged by drought, Nicaraguan farmer Leonel Sanchez Hernandez grudgingly found a new harvest: t[...]
Egypt court drops murder charge against Mubarak
An Egyptian court declared yesterday that ex-President Hosni Mubarak was not to be punished for deaths of protestors during a 2011 [...]
A python smuggled from Vietnam to SwitzerlandÂ as a baby has been handed to a Swiss zoo after outgrowing the private home it has lived in for two decades.
Prince William recruits Angry Birds to protect wildlife
Britain's Prince William teamed up with the makers of Angry Birds to make a new game that will highlight the dangers of ill[...]
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 [...]
A SPECIAL CHILDREN'S DAY QUIZ!
You know that different countries celebrate children's day at different times, Yes?
Today, November 14th, is when India celebrates it's Children'[...]
It's a space first. Philae lands on comet!
The European probe Philae has made the first-ever landing on a comet, to explore the origins of the Solar System, the European Space Age[...]
SWEET DREAMS EVERYBODY!
I am sure that everyone knows that having enough sleep is very important.
Here are at least two reasons.
One, sleeping better at night helps [...]
Party, music, events and speeches mark the 25th
anniversary of the fall of the Berlin wall
You have read the story about the history and the fall of the Berlin wall. T[...]
Celebrations mark 25 years since the Berlin wall
There were lots of balloons, musical performances and other events in Germany this week. These were to mar[...]
A space chase that went on for 6 billion kilometres!
After a six billion-kilometre voyage through the Solar System, the European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft is due to make h[...]
PARIS, November 5, 2014 -
Children under six be denied access to 3D films, computers and video games. Not only that, those up to 13 should have "moderate" access.
This is what a[...]
Frozen poop pills advised for patients
They take some other human's poop, freeze it, put it into capsules- and ask patients to eat it to cure them.
Winners get a prize for a trip to Japan!
Do you love parks and open spaces?
Most people do. And it is sometimes annoying to see people who do not care for the parks. Well, they[...]
LOS ANGELES, October 31, 2014 (AFP) -
Virgin Galactic's first commercial spacecraft crashed Friday during a test flight over California.
This happened in the deser[...]
10 people hospitalised after the killer bees attack
MANAGUA, November 2, 2014 -
Ten people were hospitalized in Nicaragua after being attacked by a swarm of killer bees disturb[...]
Bindi- the jungle girl gets an award
Remember, Bindi the jungle girl?
Bindi Irwin is the daughter of late Steve Irwin, who was also known as the 'Crocodile Hunter' because of [...]
CHOCOLATES NOT TO BE MISSED IN THE PARIS CHOCOLATE FAIR
Rejoice chocolate lovers!
Itâ€™s time for all passionate chocolate lovers to gather once again in the annual Chocolate [...]
But why is everyone laughing so hard?
Perhaps because they found out that the thief was actually a seagull.
Yep, thatâ€™s right! A seagull had apparently made the habit of sneak[...]
A fiery end to a rocket carrying supplies to astronauts
WASHINGTON, October 28, 2014Â
A rocket exploded Tuesday in a giant fireball and plummeted back to Earth just seconds [...]
She says it's art not vandalism
US National Parks rangers (Police) are looking for a graffiti "artist" who has defaced some of America's national parks, including Yosemi[...]
First woman President of Brazil re-elected
Brazilians re-elected existing President Dilma Rousseff as the President, in fresh elections.
President Rousseff is Brazil's first w[...]
From Baby lions in a home, to Football. And Facebook founder speaking Mandarin- lots of amazing stories from all around the world this week!
You can find more details on some [...]
Funniest puns to make your day
We know that there are words that sound the same but have a different meaning. These words are called Puns.
Puns are basically when you play w[...]
Remember the Soccer star Louis Suarez who was caught biting another player in the Football World Cup 2014?
He was banned from the sport for 4 months and fined for [...]
WELCOME TO ANOTHER WORLD OF WIZARDRY
Rejoice, Harry Potter fans!
Ms J.K. Rowling and Warner Bros company have confirmed the release of three Harry Potter spinoff movies!
These amputees show the world that if you have the determination, you can do anything
Some people just do not give up on their hopes and dreams- even in the event of a[...]
KNOW WHAT IS HAPPENING AROUND THE WORLD!
Know what is happening around the world with pictures and videos within 2 minutes!
Which of these stories made the maximum impact o[...]
Age is just a number for this maths teacher!
Age is just a number to one New York math teacher, still going strong and celebrating her 100th birthday.
Touchable 3D technology can help you 'feel' objects inside a
Soon enough, you will be able to touch Flappy Bird or Super Mario or even My little Ponies wh[...]
THIS ROBOT CAN SERVEÂ CUSTOMERS IN HOTEL!
If you read The Whiz Times regularly, you might already know about Robots being able to control traffic and robots that can tal[...]
Â Hello Kitty is a girl that weighs three apples- and
more amazing facts!
Many readers of The Whiz Times read this story about "Hello Kitty is not a cat".
This raised quite a[...]
SYDNEY, October 17, 2014Â
A teenage girl described her shock after being bitten by a shark when she landed on top of it while surfing off a popular Australian beach.
A short video to know about what's happening in the World.
On popular demand, we are back with our "News of the Week" videos. Now you can know about the world through awesome pict[...]
AÂ Mickey Mouse Coin?
Niue (an island country near New Zealand) has introduced Mickey Mouse currency, where new silver coins in the country have Mickey Mouse charact[...]
How can this Tsunami Survival Capsule help save lives?
Simple. You just need to get inside this ball shaped object.
Yes. Tsunamis and other natural disasters can claim lives. [...]
STARGAZING ON A WHOLE NEW LEVEL
Have you ever used a telescope to observe the stars? If you haven't you should try it. Ask your Dad or Mom to get you to the nearest science c[...]
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