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Tiny little DJs!
Have you always wanted a DJ in your family? Well if you have a baby brother or sister, maybe you could ask your parents to send them Baby DJ School so you can hav[...]
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 [...]
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They Come in a Rainbow of Colours too!
Apple unveiled two new iPhones yesterday the 10th of September. And one is going to be selling for as low as US$99!
The two new desig[...]
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[...]
Marion Bartoli Retires from Tennis due to Injuries
Marion Bartoli, top French tennis star and Wimbledon winner, made a shock retirement announcement this week, ending her career[...]
A Very Brave Lady Indeed!
A very brave lady who is now known as "Super Ironwoman", jumped into rough waters in Hong Kong to save a drowning man earlier this week!
Environmentally Friendly 4-Legged Lawnmowers!
The Chicago airport (O'Hare airport) has hired a new crew to keep the grass cut. No, it's not a bunch of workers with lawnmowers.[...]
You'd Have to be a Member of a Royal Family to Own this One!
Yachts are boats that are usually owned by very rich people. And sure enough, the biggest yacht in the world is no[...]
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[...]
"Hello Baby Panda! I Missed You" said Mummy Panda!
Here's a wonderful, heart-warming story for all you panda lovers! Taiwan's first newborn panda was reunited yesterday, Tuesday[...]
President Keita Promises to Rebuild Mali!
A few days ago, The Whiz Times brought you the news that the people of the African nation of Mali were voting for a new president.
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?
Apple co-founder Steve Jobs[...]
STAY COOL AND HYDRATED IF YOU ARE IN JAPAN!
If you live in Japan, you must be feeling very hot these days. That's because you're experiencing a heatwave that saw the temperature[...]
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 [...]
He Just Wanted to Find out What People Really Thought about Living in Norway!
If you live in Norway or visit the country, be careful about what you say to your taxi driver....be[...]
23 PEOPLE MISSING IN TYPHOON
A powerful typhoon swept across northern Philippines today the 12th of August, ripping roofs off houses, tearing down power lines and causing land[...]
Rescuers Struggling to Evacuate People because Roads are Blocked with Ash
A volcano can be fascinating and beautiful to look at. But when it erupts, it can be deadly, especially[...]
Malians Vote on a Rainy Day
Mali is an African country well known for producing gold. It has also experienced war since 2012.
Yesterday, the 11th of August, Malians voted[...]
Many Injured, Houses and Crops Damaged
In some sad news from Afghanistan, floods caused by heavy rain and hail storms have killed more than 20 people near the capital Kabul over[...]
Two People Dead and More Missing in Plane Crash
Yesterday, the 9th of August, a twin-engine light aircraft crashed into two houses in the US state of Connecticut. Sadly, two peo[...]
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!
Your Pet Dog Knows when you're Tired!
If you have a pet dog, have you noticed when you're tired and yawn, your pet seems to yawn along with you too?
TOKYO, August 2013 (AF[...]
The Story of Shah Rukh Khan - Bollywood's King!
If you are Indian, you probably know who Shah Rukh Khan is. If you don't know who he is, Shah Rukh Khan, or 'King Khan' as he i[...]
What a Great Way to Travel!
We've all heard of cars and buses that run on electricity. But have you ever heard of an electric road?
GUMI, August 2013 (AFP/The Whiz Times).
Would you like to Wash your Face with Soap made from this 'Fatberg'?
Here's some really YUCKY news! A 15-tonne ball of fat (or 'fatberg') all stuck together was recently brought[...]
Dolphins have the Longest Memories among all Animals!
Remember our story about bottlenose dolphins 'naming' themselves with a special 'whistle-name'? (click here to read the sto[...]
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, Japan on August 6, 1945. It had killed [...]
A One-Way ticket to Mars!
Would you like to travel to the planet Mars and live there? But would you like to live there forever and never return to Earth? Thousands of people thi[...]
He's Back in Action!
Bollywood superstar Hrithik Roshan is back in action after brain surgery last month for an injury he got while performing a stunt for an upcoming film.
Kirobo to Reunite with Astronaut Buddy Later this Year!!
A tiny Japanese robot is now on its way to the International Space Station (ISS) where it will wait for a Japanese astro[...]
New World Records Created!
Is it possible for hot-air balloons to set a world record? It is! A massive gathering of hot-air balloon fans in northeastern France has set not one,[...]
President Barack Obama Turns 52 Years Old!
It was the US President Barack Obama's birthday on the 4th of August.
US first lady Michelle Obama sent a message out with a photo was [...]
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 a brush dangling above a clean sheet of rice paper.
The brush itself is being held really[...]
What a Treat for Avatar Fans!
All you 'Avatar' movie fans, here's some good news for you! The Canadian director of the smash movie James Cameron is making three sequels to the fil[...]
What a Bunch of Cuties!
Everyone loves looking at funny and cute pictures of animals. The Whiz Times has put together a slideshow of some really awesome animal images especially f[...]
Edward Snowden to Live in Russia for a Year! USA Disappointed with Russia
US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden finally has a new home. Where? In Russia! He has now[...]
A Very Clever Aquarium!
An awesome new research aquarium costing Aus$35 million, has 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-cool super hero has hit the screens of Pakistan TV. Who is it? It's Burka Avenger, a cartoon superhero disguised in a flowing bla[...]
The Owner Couldn't Believe her Eyes when her Stolen Violin was Returned!
Can you image a violin could cost as much as £1.2 million (US$1.8 million/1.4 million euros)?
Watch Pandas All Day and All Night too if you Like!
Do you love pandas? Wouldn't it be just great if you could see what they were doing whenever you wanted to?
British Rain in New York!
It's really hot in New York these days and New Yorkers are always looking for ways to cool down. They miss cool weather and they miss the rain!
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 free lunch [...]
These Swimmers are Among the Best in the World!
If you are a swimmer or love watching swimming, then you will love this slideshow!
The Whiz Times has put together some very co[...]
In This Place, it Rains for Six Months of the Year!
There is a place on our planet where villagers use grass to sound-proof their huts from the thundering rain, where grey clo[...]
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