ACTION, LAUGHS & FANTASY
Are you wondering what coolÂ movies you will be able to watch in 2014? Well, there are plenty of exciting new animated moviesÂ to look forward to. The W[...]
PAY TO PEE
Toilets aren't always there when you need them. But when you have to go, you have to go. But you can't go in public or pee in the open. So what do you do?
Airpnp is yo[...]
POOCHES MAKE GREAT LISTENERS
A library in Estonia gets some very special guests twice a month to listen to children read out stories. These guests are calm and patient listeners a[...]
AMAZING NEW GADGETS
The Mobile World Congress was held in Barcelona, Spain from February 24-27, 2014. Over four days, visitors to the tech fair were treated to amazing new inven[...]
Most people don't know these WHIZ facts about the Oscar Awards
Fact #1. The Oscar Statuette stands only 13.5 inches (34 centimeters) tall and weighs 3.85 kilos
Fact #2. The ico[...]
EARTH HOUR 2014
On March 29, 2014, landmarks across the world - including the Empire State Building, the Eiffel Tower and the Kremlin - will switch off their lights for 60 minutes[...]
FRIENDS & EXERCISE
Many people would like to live a long a healthy life. Life has lots to offer us - happiness, adventures, lessons learnt, entertainment, different experience[...]
GAME DEVELOPER WANTS SIMPLE LIFE
Flappy Bird will no longer be available for download on online stores. Its creator, Nguyen Ha Dong, has decided to remove the game after announcin[...]
Excuse me, your baby's diaper needs to be changed.
One day, parents and caregivers may have an easier way to tell if they need to change their baby's diaper. Most of the time, car[...]
Festival for quality Asian content for children in June
Asian Festival of Children's Content (AFCC) is a festival that brings together content creators and producers along with pa[...]
THEY ARE FIERCE BUT WE MUST PROTECT THEM
Large carnivores such as lions, wolves and pumas are gradually dying off. TheirÂ decline is a danger to Earth's ecosystems, a study has fou[...]
Tablets and Smartphones for kids- the new trend?
Kid-safe tablets and smartphones are hitting the market, giving parents more control over how the mobile devices are used.
A New Project Launched in New York!
New York is a city of fashion and it's quite common to see pictures of really skinny fashion models everywhere. But sometimes when young gi[...]
Shutdown will affect many services and functions. But what exactly is it?
If you've been visiting The Whiz Times often, you probably know by now how governments work, what are [...]
Who does your Child 'Hang Out' with on Social Media Networks?
All you mums and dads: you certainly know that if your tween or teen hangs out with the wrong crowd, it can enco[...]
Bee Venom as Medicine?
Usually when you're stung by a bee, you might go to the doctor to feel better. But patients in China are going to an acupuncture clinic to actually get [...]
BlackBerry Falls Behind in this World full of Smartphones!
In a world full of new smartphones such as the iPhone and Android phones, the good old BlackBerry is struggling to m[...]
A Must-See Movie for all you Apple Fans!
This week, a movie about the life of a pretty amazing man is out in theatres. Who is this movie about?Â
Apple co-founder Steve Jobs[...]
ABBA IS STILL SO POPULAR!
Have you heard of the Swedish pop group ABBA? If you haven't, I'm sure your parents have. Just ask them and they might even sing one of ABBA's songs for [...]
Many Injured, Houses and Crops Damaged
In some sad news from Afghanistan,Â floods causedÂ by heavy rain and hail storms have killed more than 20 people near the capital Kabul over[...]
Get Ready for Some Starry Meteor Fireworks!
Do you just love looking into the night sky, looking at stars, planets or the moon? If you do, you are officially a stargazer!
Would you like to Wash your Face with Soap made from this 'Fatberg'?
Here's some really YUCKY news! A 15-tonne ball ofÂ fat (or 'fatberg') all stuck together was recently brought[...]
The People of Japan say 'Never Again'
Sixty eight years ago, an American B-29 bomber named Enola Gay dropped a nuclear bomb on Hiroshima,Â JapanÂ on August 6, 1945. It had killed [...]
Reports say Water may have been Poisoned
Last month The Whiz Times brought you a very sad story about 23 Indian schoolkids who died from food poisoning after eating free lunch f[...]
Isn't Technology Amazing?
In Japan, ten year old Nijiya Kurota's little hand holds aÂ brush dangling above a clean sheet of rice paper.
The brush itself is being held really[...]
A Very Clever Aquarium!
An awesome newÂ research aquarium costing Aus$35 million, hasÂ opened in Townsville, Australia.
The aquarium can be used to ocean warming and carry ou[...]
The Story of a Tortoise Hidden in a Burger!
You've heard of people trying to sneak through various funny things through airport security checks. But this one is really going t[...]
She Fights for Girls' Education!
A new, super-coolÂ super hero has hit the screens of Pakistan TV. Who is it? It's Burka Avenger,Â a cartoon superhero disguised in a flowing bla[...]
Watch PandasÂ AllÂ Day and All Night too if you Like!Â
Do you love pandas? Wouldn't it be just great if you could see what they were doing whenever you wanted to?
And He is Now Ready to Go Home!
A Polish man who doctors say has received the world's first life-saving face transplant appeared in public for the first time and his doctors say[...]
A Million School Kids Go Without Lunch
Remember our story on the terrible tragedy in Bihar, India recently when 23 primary school kids died after food poisoning from freeÂ lunch [...]
Did you Wave at Saturn Too?
US space agency NASA has released a rare photo of the Earth and moon taken fromÂ deep inÂ the outer solar system, with Saturn's rings in the shot.
A Theme Park for all you Movie Fans!
All you kids living in Asian countries, especially in and near Malaysia, here's some greatÂ news for you!
KUALA LUMPUR, JulyÂ 2013 (AFP/The Wh[...]
Bottlenose Dolphins Create Their Own Names! How Amazing is That?
Right or Wrong:Â Humans are the only mammals on this planet who are given names and respond to them. WRONG! Resear[...]
His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge!
The newest addition to the British royal family finally has a name!Â Prince William and his wife Kate have named their newborn b[...]
Â Connect to Facebook with Any Kind of Mobile Phone!
All you Facebook users: It doesn't matter if you don't have a fancy smartphone. You can still connect toÂ Facebook no matter[...]
Very Fancy Ways of How to Behave in Society!
I'm sure your mother has told you many times to sit with your legs crossed, walk straight and eat properly! All this is called "et[...]
A ROYAL BABY IS BORN!
England's Prince William and his wife Kate Middleton are probably the world's most loved Royal couple.
They got married on the 29th of April, 2011 at the W[...]
Singapore Spared for Now, but Parts of Malaysia Affected by Indonesian Haze
Remember The Whiz Times stories on the haze from Indonesian forest fires that covered parts of Mala[...]
RESCUERS ARE BATTLING TO FIND SURVIVORS
Two earthquakes that hit the northwestern provice of Gansu in China on Monday the 21st of July, have killed at least 89 people and injure[...]
AND IT'S A BOY FOR WILLIAM AND KATE!
The world was waiting for news on the latest addition to the British royal family ever since the Duchess of Cambridge Kate went to hospita[...]
Many ChildrenÂ Hospitalised and 23 Dead from Food
Poisoning in School. Who is to Blame?
Last week, something very sad happened in India. Many primary school children became v[...]
Win your Weight in Gold!
You may have heard of TV programmes where overweight people who lose the most amount of weight win prizes and money. But in Dubai, the reward for losi[...]
It's Snail Therapy All the Way!
It's like a scene from a horror movie or a nightmare. Live snails slowly creep over your face as you lie down with your eyes shut. Yuck! But in J[...]
An Interesting Way to Learn your School Lessons!
How nice would it be to do your school lessons all in the comfort of your own home? When US teacher Ms April Burton talks abou[...]
Just Live in Chengmai if you want to Live for 100 Years!
Would you like to live for one hundred years or more? Then maybe you should visit a place in China where some of the o[...]
Here are some highlights of Malala's speech!
Last week, The Whiz Times reported that Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai was going to address the United Nations (UN)Â on her 16th b[...]
Do You Know what a Telegram Is?
These days, everyone knows what an e-mail or an SMS is. But do you know what a telegram is? Before the time of e-mails orÂ text messages, a telegr[...]
IT'S BROCOLLI ALL THE WAY FOR THE OBAMA FAMILY!
US first lady Michelle Obama is known to loveÂ healthy eating and even has a vegetable garden at the White House that children c[...]
NO FRIED EGGS HERE PLEASE!
It's a funny request to be made by a National Park. But Death Valley National Park officialsÂ have asked tourists not fry eggs on the ground, even th[...]
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