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SAYING GOODBYE TO NELSON MANDELA
On December 5, 2013, South Africa lost the man many consider to be its "father". Mr Nelson Mandela finally passed away after a long illness. He[...]
A TOUGH & DANGEROUS JOB
Goose barnacles are a very special Christmas treat. People pay lots of money to buy them for their juicy flesh.
It is not easy to catch them thoug[...]
LEAVE THE FISH ALONE
The fishing industry in Hong Kong used to be a very lively one. But now, trawling is no longer allowed in Hong Kong waters.
Trawling is a way of catching[...]
CURSIVE VERSUS KEYBOARDS
Have you ever learnt cursive handwriting? If you have, you may be one of the minority left in your generation who knows how to write in cursive.
THE POWER OF BOOKS
Books are awesome. People read them for many reasons - to learn something, to entertain themselves, to escape from worries. They can also bring a community to[...]
IT'S QUIZ TIME AGAIN
Now that you have watched today's video lesson on the carbon cycle, let's challenge yourself to our quiz below.
(To watch our video again, type [...]
A BITE THAT CAN LEAVE YOU ILL
Most mosquito bites leave your skin itchy and sometimes red. Some can leave you really ill and in need of serious medical care. Bites by anopheles [...]
ROCK MUSIC IS PICKING UP IN KABUL
In a conservative society like Afghanistan, there is a strong musical culture, but rock music is not commonly heard. These days though, more an[...]
These are bottles that give out light. No electricity or batteries are required. Is this possible? With some imagination and a love for tinkering, it is!
DON'T GET BLOWN AWAY!
You might have heard about the recent cyclone in Somalia and typhoon in the Philippines. Have you ever wondered about the difference between a cyclone, typ[...]
A ROUNDABOUT TRIP
The journey that carbon makes is a long and neverending one. It is called the carbon cycle which is the movement of carbon as it is recycled and reused through[...]
The trash that we throw away everyday could go one of four ways - burned, recycled, composted or buried in landfills.
A landfill is usually used to bury trash in[...]
IT'S GETTING WARM IN HERE
During the United Nations climate talks in Warsaw, Poland, earlier this month, there were warnings about a dangerous rise in greenhouse gas emissions. [...]
CYCLISTS IN INDIA'S BIG TRAFFIC SQUEEZE
Have you ever been in a crowded place and felt really uncomfortable? Well, cyclists in India are uncomfortable AND afraid for their lives[...]
WHO MOVED OUR WATER?
China is a huge country. Northern China is dry and crowded but its southern part is wet, so it has to transfer water from the south to the north. The dams[...]
WHAT'S COOKING OIL DOING IN OUR VEHICLES ?
From the frying pan and into your car. Can cooking oil really be used as fuel for motor vehicles?
Scientists have found[...]
NEED SOME VARIETY IN YOUR DIET?
Have you ever thought of eating insects? Well, do you know that around two billion people around the world would consider them a delicious meal?
The Oscar-winning animator's new movie and retirement
"The Wind Rises" is Japanese animator Hayao Miyazaki’s latest production.
It is also his farewell piece.
"The Wind Rises"[...]
Attack of the Killer mosquitoes. Where is this happening?
Mosquitoes are a big nuisance. Apart from irritating bites and skin rashes, they have been well known to ca[...]
It is one of the most important discoveries in Science. Watch this animated video on Higgs-Boson.
You must have read by now about this year's Nobel Prize for Physics awarded to tw[...]
Want to know about the oldest International sporting trophy? See this graphic based video to know more
The inspiring story of Nelson Mandela: His life and times
If you are a regular visitor to The Whiz Times, you probably know that we create a lot of videos for our young follow[...]
Walking on water-
Impossible? Not any more!
Yes, as crazy as it seems, these guys did the impossible by walking on water through a technique they discovered called liquid mounta[...]
Singapore Haze: News read by a 7 year old
If you are a regular visitor to The Whiz Times, you probably know that we create a lot of videos for our young followers (and older ones[...]
Chris Hadfield, the awesome astronaut, even recorded a music video on a spaceship!
Remember the man who answered curious questions of students live from space? Click to see that[...]
What is an earthquake?
Understanding Earthquakes: from the only Family Focused News, Entertainment and Enrichment channel: The Whiz Times.
Like our stories? for FULL access[...]
Chatting with an astronaut in space!
On 15 March, many lucky school students had a live Questions and Answer (Q&A) session with an astronaut from space!
You must have seen and heard street musicians play on the streets and entertain people. Sometimes also called 'buskers', these guys get on the streets and start playing music impro[...]
There are some people whom you have to see to believe.
Speed painting is not easy- but this video is almost unbelievable.
You are in front of an audience and some esteemed ju[...]
The Oscar Awards 2013
We covered the Oscars in pictures the last year. Last year's theme for Oscar Awards was pictures. And this year, here's a quick short summary- [...]
Insect drones are coming!
It seems like US Air Force is developing 'Insect Drones'.
These are robots- but of the size of small birds or insects meant for spying and gathering i[...]
You won't be able to believe the antics of this horse. Technically speaking she is a Mare (female horse) though. And one smart one at that. What does she do?
Well, this is one h[...]
Woman claims to have a song stuck in head for three years.
She can't sleep sometimes due to the constant tune of this song. Which song is this, and is this medically possible?
A search team arrived at a frozen lake in the hill town in Russia where a meteorite crash landed on Friday 14th February. What are the search teams hoping to find after the Russia [...]
A meteor explodes over Russia and leaves 1000
A 10 tonne meteor flew across the sky and exploded over Russia's Ural Mountains with the power of an atomic bomb on[...]
A Video of fireworks on Chinese New Year in Beijing,
Did you read this story on Chinese New Year on The Whiz Times?
If you haven't still, we strongly suggest you do. Be[...]
A Sony Pillow that can read your mind!
News is that Sony, the company that brought us the Walkman- (the grandfather of the iPOD, in a way), is now getting into the pillow business[...]
South Korea military drill at sea
South Korea military drill at sea. What could be the reason?
The South Korean navy started a 7 day military exercise this week.
The main r[...]
The first mammals
If you haven't seen anyone and have no clue about how they might have looked, could you draw a picture of them? Scientists recently recreated how the f[...]
Machines going to the outer space from earth, looking for asteroids with Gold and platinum deposits, catching them and bringing them back to earth.
No, this isn't science fictio[...]
How to bake a cake: The magical Self Making Cake
Some magic is working its way all around the kitchen, and its a sweet kind of magic for all of us to enjoy.
Do you ever get the[...]
Sorry I'm late!
This guy is running late to go home from work. And his journey home turns into a great adventure.
When he misses the bus, a simple trip home turns into much mor[...]
Aliens splashing their favorite colors
Two aliens are trying to take over the same planet, but they have very different ideas of what their new home should look like.
Blip has [...]
Welcome To Theme Planet
On Theme planet another accident is always just around the corner.
Theme Planet is built on efficient workers, that a crazy scientist creates in his lab[...]
Twinkle Twinkle Little Star
Baby stars are looking for a way to get back to where they should be, and to make the nights sky twinkle once more.
Nuri is taking a night time wint[...]
The Whiz Times is the only platform in the world, of its kind, for kids and families. 100% safe, 100% fun: News, Enrichment, Engagement and Entertainment.
Of course, the animate[...]
Wrapping Magic- wrap your presents like a pro
Do you hate wrapping presents? Can you never find the end of the sellotape? With this handy trick you'll never have that problem agai[...]
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Tell us what you expect from 2013 and be a Star of The Whiz Times: Whiz Opinions!
Hello 2013! Bye Bye 2012.
While we say bye bye to the old year, we welcome the new year with a[...]
Gangnam style becomes the most watched video ever, a kid brings home poisonous snake eggs (and they hatch!), the fact that whales can sing songs (for hours!), the end of the world [...]
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