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CHOKING SMOG IN CHINA
It's getting difficult to breathe in many parts of China. The air in cities across China is badly polluted. The air quality index recorded levels in excess o[...]
WATER WATER EVERYWHERE
It has been a wet week for many countries around the world. The Whiz Times brings you pictures of how floods have affected Malaysia, Lebanon, Britain and In[...]
PASSING ON THE FLAME
The 2014 Winter Olympics will take place in Sochi, Russia, in February 2014. The countdown to this exciting event has started.
In October this year, the Ol[...]
WOOFS, WAGS & AIRPLANES
Can you imagine going to the airport and being greeted by cute and friendly dogs? What a way to start a vacation!
At the San Francisco International[...]
THIS BUNNY'S GOING ON A LONG TRIP
As you read this, China's first moon rover mission is probably still on its long journey to the moon. We are excited to hear about its successful[...]
ART THAT POPS OUT
Art that pops out, yet doesn't ... what an interesting idea! We know it will certainly make your eyes pop though!
In Beijing, China, a Magic Art exhibition wa[...]
IT'S CHRISTMAS TIME AGAIN
Christmas is a major holiday that is celebrated by millions of people around the world. For Christians, it is a celebration of the day that Jesus Christ [...]
A RABBIT ON THE MOON!
On December 2, 2013, China launched its first ever moon rover mission. The Chang'e-3 rocket carrying the Jade Rabbit rover blasted off from the Xichang Satel[...]
CUTE PENGUIN CHICKS
Did you like our story on African penguin chicks? They are cute, aren't they? Get more of them in our quiz below.
Featured image brought to you by The Whiz [...]
BABYSITTERS FOR PENGUIN CHICKS
What a lot of babies to look after! In Cape Town, South Africa, the Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds (SANCCOB) take[...]
PLANTS YOU CAN WEAR!
Have you ever thought of wearing an outfit made completely from plants? Well, it can be done with flowers, branches, leaves and even seeds! The Biofashion sho[...]
PICTURES THAT WILL WOW YOU!
A huge blown-up Spidy, ships washed ashore, a river covered in rainbow-coloured oil .....
The last week of November was certainly an exciting one. C[...]
A BRILLIANT IDEA
In the city of Nairobi, capital of Kenya, wonderful things happen to old flip-flops that have been thrown away. They get a new lease of life as they are turned in[...]
FREE AT LAST!
On November 21, 2013, two loggerhead sea turtles were finally free to go home. They had been at the Israeli Sea Turtle Rescue Centre in Gaash, a coastal resort in Is[...]
Do swans take boat rides? A dog dressed up as a policeman? Is this normal behavior for animals? Find out in our slideshow below!
For more interesting pictu[...]
AN EVENTFUL WEEK IN JAPAN
From exciting sporting events to a celebration of children ... lots of things happened in Japan last week. Watch today's slideshow to see what made for a[...]
WHY CAN'T WE DRINK THIS SOUP?
This is not a soup that your mother would ever make. Do you know what it is made of? In today's quiz, you will be tested on this very special soup. T[...]
A SEASON OF COLOURS
“I'm so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.” Author L.M. Montgomery wrote in her popular children's book, Anne of Green Gables.
How beautiful [...]
FANTASTIC FLYING MACHINES!
Those of you who love aircrafts will know these names - Apache, Hornet, F-16, A380 ... the list goes on. Do you know that they are on display at the Dub[...]
BEWARE: SLIPPERY SURFACE AHEAD
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[...]
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[...]
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.
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![...]
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!
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 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 -[...]
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