THE CURIOUS CASE OF FAINTING GOATS
When we think of goats, we think of sweet, timid little farm animals who nibble on grass all day. Did you know that a special group of[...]
EAT YOUR WAY TO BETTER MEMORY
It is no secret that studying requires a lot of brain work. No matter what your grades are at this moment, we could all benefit from a brai[...]
THE POWER OF INVISIBILITY
Did you know that many animals and insectsÂ have the power of invisibility? This means that they are able to become invisible at a moment's noti[...]
YOU ARE NEVER TOO YOUNG TO HELP OTHERS
When Hannah Taylor was five years old, she saw a man eating food that he had taken out of a garbage can. It was the first time she[...]
TOYS THAT ARE FIT FOR ROYALTY
Play time is always any child's favourite time of the day. This is the time when he or she gets to bring out brightly coloured toys and let t[...]
FUNÂ FOR ALL AGES
Think all art museums are boring? Think again!
If you're wondering why this museum is called "Trick Eye", well, that's becau[...]
TAKE CARE OF MAN'S BEST FRIEND
Most dog owners already know that it is not advisable to feed their dogs with food taken from the dinner table. However, it can sometimes [...]
IT'S NOT JUST ABOUT THE WEIGHT
When we think of eating healthily, one of the first words that immediately pop into mind areÂ perhaps "diet" or "lose weight". While it is [...]
THE GREAT BANYAN TREE
Located in India, this great banyan tree is so huge, it looks like a small forest from some distance away! This "forest" is actually an ancient tre[...]
IT WAS DEFINITELY SLOW AND STEADY
Recently, The Whiz Times introduced "The world's fastest tortoise" to you. Today, we bring you 2014's fastest snail! Every year, the Wo[...]
SIMPLE AND FUN!
Here's a simple science experiment that we can all try at home!Â This experiment is simple for two reasons - we probably already have most of the items ne[...]
NOT FOR THE FAINTHEARTEDÂ
When it comes to cakes we all have our own favourite flavours - from the light and delicate flavours like lavenderÂ to strong and rich ones like[...]
LOOK WHAT THE TIDE BROUGHT IN
For the past 20 years, residentsÂ ofÂ the Cornwell village in West Oxfordshire, England, have have finding brightly coloured Lego pieces on t[...]
THE ART OF SAND SCULPTING
If you enjoy building sandcastles at the beach, you will definitely love this! Sand sculptures are made with the very same ingredients that chi[...]
TINY AND CUTE
How big is a penguin? Or a parrot? When we think of animals in general, we tend to picture the species that we see in the zoo or in pictures. However, few [...]
A WHOLE NEW WORLD
Imagine lounging on a beach, soaking up glorious sun rays. Not for in front of you, parents are splashing in the crystal clear water with their childre[...]
A JOURNEY HOME THAT TOOK 40 YEARS
What is your most prized item from your school days? Imagine having that item stolen from you by a complete stranger on one of the most important[...]
BIGGER AND BRIGHTER
Astronomers (scientists who study the space) have promised that we will be able to view what they call a super-duper-moon in August. That's right, on[...]
BEAUTY AS FAR AS THE EYE CAN SEE
Do you love flowers? Do you love cycling in nature? Do you love the beach? If your answer is "yes" to any of these questions, then you w[...]
ICE CREAMÂ FOR EVERYONE!
Every year, the people in Cedarburg, USA, throw a huge strawberry festival to celebrate all things strawberry. This year, however, their celebrat[...]
EVERYONE IS MAKING ONE
Rainbow loom bands! They are super popular with people of all ages - from young children to adults! For those who are unfamiliar with it, loom ban[...]
PALAU'S JELLYFISH LAKE
What if we told you that there is a place in the world where you can swim in a lake full of friendly and harmless jellyfish? Would you like to giv[...]
WE HAVE A NEW RECORD!
We have all heard the story about the the tortoise and the hare. In the story, the tortoise and the hard were in a race.Â The hare was arrogant and [...]
COUNTDOWN TO GENIUS
The results are in for the smartest dog breed competition! The competition was stiff, but five breeds made it to the top. They say you cannot teach a[...]
IT HAS BROKEN FIVE WORLD RECORDS
After three long years of construction, the largest aquarium in the world has opened its doors! Located in Hengqin island, near Macau, C[...]
HE THOUGHT HE HOOKED A SUBMARINE
When Marco LiebenowÂ signed up for a fishing tour, he was not entirely confident of his fishing skills. As he spoke to the spokesperson o[...]
Many cities have sculptures and statues decorating some of their streets. Some of these works of art are placed in specific spots to mark aÂ famous historical[...]
THE SWEETEST TRAIN IN JAPAN
Imagine going to a train station to buy a train ticket - only to find that the train tickets are actually chocolate bars! No, they are not tr[...]
WHO WOULD HAVE GUESSED?
It may sometimes be scary to step out of our comfort zone, but it is also one great way to try new things and meet new friends! If we had stayed in our com[...]
Sharks get a fearsome reputation. When we go to the beach, we sometimes see signs warning us about sharks lurking in the ocean. When we open the [...]
PHEW, IT'S GETTING HOT!
For most countries around the world, it's summer time! For many people, this is the best time to flock outdoors to soak up the glorious warmth. H[...]
WAIT TILL YOU SEE #3!
We have all heard of animals eating plants as food - we humans do it too! However, have you heard of plants that eat animals as food? Here are five[...]
FOOD FESTIVALS AROUND THE WORLD
What is a celebration or a party without some scrumptious food? Every community has their own favourite food item. However, not every com[...]
IT'S A MOUSE! IT'S AN ELEPHANT! IT'S AN.. ELEPHANT SHREW?
At first look, you may think that these little animals are mice with a funny nose. After all, they do have furr[...]
IT'S NO MIRACLE
Yes, you read that right! These animals have the amazing ability to walk on water! They are able to achieve this seemingly impossible feat largely becaus[...]
NOBODY EXPECTED TO FIND IT
In the Russian city of Veliky Novgorod, archaeologists (scientists who study past human activities) have been working at an excavation site si[...]
WHAT IS SO SPECIAL ABOUT THIS WHALE?
Migaloo is a humpback whale that travels to the waters off Western Australia every year to breed. Australians are so in love with Mi[...]
HOLD ON TO YOUR HATS!
A while ago, we brought you the story on the world's fastest car (read about this in the article "This car travels faster than sound!"). Today, we [...]
MOSQUITOES CAN BEÂ PICKY EATERS TOO
Do you prefer gummy worms to gummy bears? Or perhaps you would rather have aÂ piece of milk chocolate over a piece of dark chocolate? Did you kno[...]
MORE THAN JUST A WATER WELL
You may have heard of a water well, or if you're lucky enough, seen or used a water well! In West India, large elaborate wells known as step [...]
FAITHFUL TO THE END
Hachiko was born on a Japanese farm in 1923. In Japanese, "hachi" means the number eight and "ko" is a term of affection. Together, "Hachiko" transla[...]
WHO WOULD HAVE THOUGHT?
Dogs can sometimes be dangerous, especially with young children. This is because when they are young, children sometimes cannot control their mov[...]
THE GIFT OF SIGHT
When Yash Gupta was just five years old, he was prescribed his first pair of spectacles. All was fine until one day, when Yash was 14 years old, he bro[...]
ART ON THE STREETS
George Town is the capital state of Penang, Malaysia. Many would also call it the capital of street art in Southeast Asia. In 2008, it was officially [...]
WHAT A GREAT SHOW OF FRIENDSHIP!
Danny Keefe is in a suit, a tie and a fedora hat. He sits on the sidelines of the football field, watching his team play on the field in[...]
THEY ARE HELPING PEOPLE
Horses sometimes get a bad reputation. They are known to deliver deadly kicks or throw people off their backs. Even the English saying "horsing a[...]
SHE HAS ALMOST CAUGHT THEM ALL
Imagine walking into a room that has shelves covering every wall from floor to ceiling. NowÂ pictureÂ Pokemon soft toys crammedÂ into every a[...]
Do you know your Wimbledon Tennis superstars?
As Wimbledon 2014 starts, did you pick and choose your favorites? Tennis lovers all over the world wait for this annual event with gr[...]
CAN IT BE REAL?
When someone is building castles in the air, it means that they are daydreaming, or making plans that will never come true. However, more than 1400 years[...]
AÂ STORY THAT WILL WARM YOUR HEART
When a dog shelter in Georgia, America, found the 4 month old puppy on the streets in September 2012, she was unconscious. She was skin[...]
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