Is thatÂ a painting or a photograph?
If youâre looking at the portrait of Coleman Coyne, it could be either.
Sixteen-year-old artist Shania McDonagh of Ireland has stunned the wor[...]
Cartoon Network launches new transformers series
A brand new series of form changing robots- Transformers is launched. The makers of the Transformers series, Hasbro Studios h[...]
A voice fades away
Kristine Cavanaugh, the voice of Babe, the pig, dies
On 22 December 2014, voice actor Christine Cavanaugh, who lent her voice to Babe, the pig, in the 1995 m[...]
Surprising and fun Disney Movie facts
1. The super famous Â song âPart of Your World,â was almost removed from the movie The Little Mermaid. (Remember Ariel and her sea-cre[...]
'Stuart Little' helps lost Hungarian painting come home
A long-lost painting has returned home to Hungary after nine decades thanks to a sharp-eyed art histor[...]
PARIS, November 5, 2014 -
Children under six be denied access to 3D films, computers and video games. Not only that, those up to 13 should have "moderate" access.
This is what a[...]
Funniest puns to make your day
We know that there are words that sound the same but have a different meaning. These words are called Puns.
Puns are basically when you play w[...]
WELCOME TO ANOTHER WORLD OF WIZARDRY
Rejoice, Harry Potter fans!
Ms J.K. Rowling and Warner Bros company have confirmed the release of three Harry Potter spinoff movies!
Â Hello Kitty is a girl that weighs three apples- and
more amazing facts!
Many readers of The Whiz Times read this story about "Hello Kitty is not a cat".
This raised quite a[...]
Celebrating a happy 40TH birthday for HELLO KITTY!
An exhibition celebrating Hello Kitty, has opened up in Los Angeles, California, USA.
It is called the 'HELLO! Explorin[...]
Halloween isn't just trick-or-treating!
How did it come about?
You might think of Halloween as a fun time dressing up in spooky costumes with friends so you can ask your nei[...]
MORE PHOTOS FROM THE FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS IN BERLIN!
The 12-day Festival of Lights in Berlin occurs from the 2nd October to the 19th October 2014.Â
Read more about it and see mor[...]
French writer wins Nobel Prize for literature
Patrick Modiano, a French novelist won the much awaited Nobel Prize for Literature for 2014.Mr Modiano is known mostly for [...]
BUILDINGS ARE LIT UP WITH BEAUTIFUL COLORED LIGHTS HERE
Festival of lights is associated with Deepawali (or Diwali)- the Indian festival that celebrates the victory of[...]
At 10 years old, Cydel Gabutero from Philippines sure has a powerful voice.
The Whiz Times team found her online, and thought we should share her talent with all of you. Watch t[...]
A PARADE OF BALLOON COMIC BOOKS CHARACTERS
Last week, 5th to 7th September 2014 saw the the Fete de la BD, or the Brussels Comic Book Festival. The Balloonâs Day Parade also occur[...]
Olaf, Elsa, Anna, Kristoff to sing and play again?
The "Frozen" princess stars of Disney's Oscar-winning animated film are set to return next spring, the Walt Disney stu[...]
TOMATO SPLASHING TIME!
The last Wednesday of August every year brinfs the annual La Tomatina festival in Spain.
And so it did, this year too.
Held in the town of Bunol, Sp[...]
Hello Kitty is not a cat
Hello Kitty is not a cat, the company behind Japan's cute brand 'Hello Kitty' said yesterday, despite an uproar from fans who spluttered: "But she's got w[...]
EUROPEâS LARGEST âFURRYâ CONVENTION!
Have you ever imagined animals marching on the streets, able to walk and talk like us humans?
You would be surprised as over a thousand peo[...]
Learn to yodel from the Swiss!Â
"Yodelayheeho," sang a group of men in round black hats and bright red waistcoats in the high mountains of the Swiss Alps, and this marks[...]
A GREAT WAY TO END THE MONTH!
As we start a new month, let's look back at the final week of May 2014 in pictures. We have a man driving his luggage, people crossing a bridge in a [...]
WHAT A WEEK!
The past week brought lots of interesting moments and events -Â Towering Lego structures, a Prime Minister's face on sweets, a thrilling trophy cup win...
Enjoy the p[...]
Just look at the amazing pictures of the artwork!
Austin Yoder's father is an amazingÂ sculptor. You will believe it when you read what he just did- and when you see the pictures b[...]
EDUCATIONAL & FUN
A new mobile game for children hasÂ become very popularÂ in Thailand. Just a few weeks after its launch in January 2014, it was the most downloaded educational[...]
BITE-SIZED NEWS BITS
Why are polar bears fat but healthy?
Polar bears eat lots of fat, but they don't get heart disease like humans would. Scientists have[...]
A TALENT UNCOVERED
23 years ago in Australia, Judy was told that her three-year-old son, Tim Smart, would never talk, go to school or feel real love for her. His doctor had told h[...]
NOT THE STUFF YOU USUALLY SEE IN MUSEUMS
When you hear the word "art", what do you think of? PaintingsÂ in aÂ quietÂ museum? Stony-faced statues that stare into space? Serious art li[...]
Â BEARS, DINOSAURS, GIANT TOYS
The Whiz Times found some really awesome pictures last week and are thrilled to share them with you. Let us know which is your favourite!
THE LARGEST 5 THINGS
It's huge. It's amazing. It has thousands of colourful animals in it. And it holds the Guinness World Record in five categories. It's found in the world's mos[...]
BUT THEY ARE FOR DISPLAY ONLY
What do you do with chocolate? You would probably pop it into your mouth andÂ eat it, right? Well,Â not Mr Patrick Roger.Â HeÂ is no ordinary chocolatier[...]
You wouldn't believe what the students do at this school!
This school in Lebanon promotes a unique way of being healthy. By making people have a hearty laugh.
Watch this video [...]
Need a break from readingÂ or doing your homework? Let your eyes rest a little. Come enjoy the coolest pictures that The Whiz Times has put together for you. We h[...]
Â WHERE ARE THE VILLAINS?
Trouble is NOT brewing in Washington, D.C., USA. These superheroes are not here to fight crime or save people from trouble. They are here to t[...]
THOSE FUNNY YELLOW MEN
You can't get enough of them. They are so cute and funny! They speak in their own strange languageÂ which no one understands! But that makes us like them e[...]
Tried and tested pranks from all over the Internet
April Fools day (April 1) is all about the fun of playing pranks.
Of course you know that that pranks should be fun & N[...]
Optimus Prime in China!
A group of farmers have brought to life the "Transformers" and built giant robots out of old car parts, in rural China. Just see the pictures to believe it[...]
FROM OLD TO NEW
A group of farmers in China has found a new hobby. It isn't something like reading, playing chess or collecting coins. It is something much bigger and heavier. I[...]
This girl sure knows how to rock the guitar
She is not head-banging, tearing her clothes, burning the guitar or the stage, jumping into the crowd, shouting insanely, she is not ev[...]
FUN IN THE MUD
When you come home from the playground all covered in mud, your mum willÂ probably chase you to the bathroomÂ to take your shower. And you won't be allowed to sit at [...]
WITH HEART & DEDICATION
Famous American heavy metal band, Metallica, will be performing in Paraguay on March 24, 2014. A very special band will be the opening act for them - t[...]
Imagine walking down the street and spotting anÂ oversized pair of sunglasses or a hugeÂ inflatable pig. You would stop to take a closer look, wouldn't you?
PART OF SCHOOL WORK
Have you ever wished that playing games on the Microsoft Xbox Kinect would be allowed in school? For children in some schools, they are actually encouraged t[...]
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[...]
Who said what? Top quotes from Oscar Awards 2014
The following is a list of key quotes from the 86th Academy Awards held Sunday at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood:
Who are some of these amazing people?
1. Matthew McConaughey : Â Won The Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading RoleÂ for the movie 'Dallas Buyers Club' inÂ Oscar Awards[...]
THERE'S ALWAYS SOMETHING HAPPENING
As weÂ start a new week, let us look back at the past week (February 24 to March 2, 2014) to find outÂ some of the cool things that happened aroun[...]
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[...]
WHAT'S WITH ALL THESE PANDAS?
What are these pandas doing in Taiwan?Â DidÂ all of the world's pandasÂ decide to escape and meet up in Taiwan?
These pandas are made of paper-mache. T[...]
EDIBLE MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS
Vegetables aren't for eating only, it seems. They can also be used to make music. That's certainly what the Vienna Vegetable Orchestra uses its vegeta[...]
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