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[...]
A SURPRISE FOR ALL PASSENGERS
The time was 10.30pm. 160 annoyed, restless and hungry passengers sat in an aeroplane that was not moving. If things had gone according to [...]
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[...]
IT IS A WEIGHTY ISSUE INDEED
When a person is overweight, this means that he or she has more body fat than is good for them. A common way to determine if you are overwei[...]
Brazil's World Cup dreams crumbled today
Brazil suffered it's worst World Cup defeat in about 100 years. Brazil played against Germany in semi-finals of the Football World Cup 201[...]
TO SAVE AN ILL-TREATED ELEPHANT
Rescue workers had to work fast, quietly and in the middle of the night. They had received information that an elephant has been ill-trea[...]
NO FOOD WENT TO WASTE
In New York, there are plenty of fancy restaurants that sell delicious food. Every year, a special food fair called the "Summer Fancy Food Show" is[...]
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[...]
The ultimate quizzes for sports Whiz Kids.
If you are a sports fan, you should be able to guess answers to all the questions here. All the answers are from The Whiz Times .
Roger Federer loses out to Novac Djokovic in Wimbledon
2014 Tennis Tournament
Watch pictures of glory and winning from Winbledon 2014 Men's final tournament.
As always, click [...]
RUN FOR YOUR LIVES!
Since medieval times, the bull-run festival has taken place in the Spanish city of Pamplona every year.Â Lasting nine days, the Pamplona bull-run fest[...]
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[...]
OH FOR THE LOVE OF GRAPES!
Juicy, sweet and bite-sized - it is hard not to love grapes! They are perfect on picnics, in your breakfast cereal bowl and even just as a sna[...]
Just a few minutes ago- Petra Kvitova defeated Eugene Bouchard to win Wimbledon 2014 tournament.
Watch the story in pictures below.
Did you read the story on Wimbledon before[...]
Germany defeats France and Brazil win against Columbia in quarter
finals, but Neymar's injury overshadows all
Brazil striker Neymar will not be able to play in the remainder of t[...]
She is talented, smart, hard working and young
With all this, could she win the 2014 Wimbledon tennis tournament?
All eyes are on Canadian Eugenie Bouchard, who many [...]
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[...]
Tennis has some new faces. Watch out for these new stars of
Mens matches: New stars of Wimbledon 2014 :
Wimbledon tennis matches have taken an interes[...]
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[...]
OUT OF THIS WORLD!
The earth is 70% water - that is a a great big area for animals to live in! Here are five extreme sea creatures that are weird, wonderful and amazing [...]
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[...]
Day 20 Football World Cup update
Argentina Vs Switzerland and United States Vs Belgium
Hello Whiz people! Did you see all the cool photos from today's match? Go ahe[...]
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[...]
WHO SAYS DENTIST VISITS ARE SCARY?
If you have trembled with fear as you stepped into a dentist's office, you are probably not alone. Visits to the dentist can be nerve [...]
YOUR EYES ARE NOT PLAYING A TRICK ON YOU
If you have looked up in the sky occasionally, especially when the rain has just stopped, you may have spotted a rainbow or two.[...]
Day 19 Football World Cup update
France Vs Nigeria and Germany Vs Algeria
Day 19 Football world cup update for children
Day 19 of the Football World Cu[...]
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[...]
WITH A SILVER LINING
Over 400 rescuers are racing against time to search for survivors in a huge pile of concrete rubble. On Saturday, 28 June 2014, an 11-storey buildin[...]
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[...]
Day 18 Football World Cup update
Netherlands Vs Mexico and Greece Vs Costa Rica
Day 18 FIFA 14 Footall World Cup For children from Whiz Times on Vimeo.
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[...]
TIME IS UP!
A week ago, we challenged you with ten rebus puzzles. If you have not seen the challenge, read about it in the article "Are you ready for a picture puzzle ch[...]
Day 17: Brazil vs Chile and Colombia Vs Uruguay
Day 17 Football World Cup update:Brazil vs Chile from Whiz Times on Vimeo.
Fans rejoiced on Day 17 of Football[...]
He has done this before too! Who is this player?
During a Football match, tempers can rise high. Players can get hurt in many ways. Sometimes, by slipping and falling down, someti[...]
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 [...]
THE CHEAT SHEET FORÂ EVERYDAY LIFE
Did you know that there are better ways to go about doing your daily activities? These five facts about our bodies will give you the ch[...]
NOT HAVING A WHALE OF A TIME
In the ocean, whales communicate by making sounds. These sounds can travel up to four times faster than sounds would travel on land!Â Althoug[...]
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 [...]
WHY SHOULDÂ YOU GET ENOUGH SLEEP?
Every night, we should get about eight hours of sleep. However, when we are busy with homework, or when there is an exciting show on tel[...]
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[...]
FIFA 2014 Match updates
In a key match, host country Brazil moved ahead in the world cup . Brazil's star player Neymar scored 2 goals to push his country forward into th[...]
BEFORE IT IS TOO LATE
Located in China, the Yang Tze river is a great river. It is the longest river in Asia! Just eight years ago, the Yang Tze was home to two differen[...]
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[...]
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