IT GIVES MUCH NEEDED RELIEF
There is a small group of people in this world who need to stay away from many things. They cannot be near certain things like perfume, smoke, smells a[...]
Â A WONDER SUIT
An exoskeletonsÂ is aÂ special suit that a person wears.Â ItÂ looks like something that came from the future. You may have seen such suits in science fiction movies whe[...]
THEY TELL A STORY
Time is running out.Â The black box flight recorder from Malaysian Airlines MH370 needs to be found before its batteries run out. If this happens, the world might[...]
The city of Mumbai in India is one of the world's noisiest cities. Residents face non-stop honking everyday from vehicles on crowded roads. They are fed up and want [...]
YOUR DOG DIDN'T EAT YOUR HOMEWORK
Many students and parents complain that school bags are too heavy. Just lifting the bags onto the skinny shoulders of some kids is enough to tire[...]
IT MATTERS WHERE YOU LOOK
The cereal section in the supermarket may simply be a place where you pick what you want for breakfast the next day. But there may be a secret behind it.[...]
THEY MAKE FOR CRUNCHY MEALS!
Do you squirm and run away at the sight of an insect? Or do you pick it up and examine it? Either way, you may be eating insects in the future.
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[...]
Did you know that we can get energy from inside the Earth's crust?Â The Earth's crustÂ contains heat that we can use to provide energy.
The word "geothermal" co[...]
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[...]
The Gaza Strip is unable to produce a stable supply of electricity for its 1.6 million residents. It is short of resources that it needs to produce electricity.
TRACKING YOUR EVERY STEP
Tracking systems are very useful. They can track people, vehicles and even pets. They are used in wireless maps to tell you exactly how to get to your d[...]
EARN PRIZES FOR RECYCLING
In Nigeria's biggest city called Lagos, a whopping 10,000 tonnes of waste is produced every day. A lot of it piles up on the streets or floats in open [...]
WHAT A CLEVER IDEA
Venice is a city in Italy thatÂ is considered one of the most interesting and beautiful places in the world. Located on a lagoon, it is made up of 118 islands.[...]
It's not a sci-fi movie. It's real. These towering robots really do control traffic. They can even take pictures of people who break traffic rules!
GUARDIANS OF THE RIACHUELO
In Argentina, these is a river called the Riachuelo. It is one of the 10 most polluted places in the world. FactoriesÂ situated alongÂ the river bankÂ di[...]
CONCRETE & STEEL GIANTS
The first skyscrapers were built in the United States at the end of the 19th century. Since then, architects and builders across the world have raced[...]
SPEND YOUR VACATION ON THE MOON OR EVEN MARS!
Have you ever dreamed of going to the moon? Well, you may not have to be an astronaut to do that. Vacations in outer space could so[...]
SO MUCH RUBBISH BUT NOWHERE TO PUT IT
Hong Kong generates 13,000 tonnes of rubbish each day - the equivalent of six Olympic swimming pools. But by 2020, all the landfill sites w[...]
Every year, thereÂ are many incidents of floods around the world. Some of them are minor while others can bring a lot of damage to buildings, communities and far[...]
YES BUT NOT THE RAINY SORT!
The sun doesn't just provide us light and heat. It has a huge impact on Earth's magnetic field as well. Powerful solar storms can knock out our satel[...]
FAST & FEROCIOUS
An avalanche (or a snow slide) is a fast and dangerous flow of snow down a slope. It is mostly triggered by vibrations that disturb huge slabs of ice and snow[...]
Angad Daryani quit school when he was still in 9th grade. Now, he is 15 years old and a founder of companies and inspiring projects!
He describes himself as a 'Maker', b[...]
YOU CAN WEAR IT SO MANY WAYS
There's so much we can do with our hair. We can wear it short or long. Leave it down or tie it up. Shave it all off or grow it long like Rapunzel. T[...]
HERE TODAY, GONE TOMORROW
There are many species (types) of plants and animals that are endangered. Being endangered means that they are in danger of becoming extinct. Once a sp[...]
LITTLE CRYSTALS OF FASCINATION
Have you ever wondered how snowflakes look like under the microscope? Do they all look the same - white and icy? Well, scientists believe that n[...]
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.Â
(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 [...]
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 MOVEDÂ 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 everÂ thought of eating insects? Well, do you know that around two billion people around the world would consider them a delicious meal?
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 PrizeÂ for PhysicsÂ awarded to tw[...]
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
Â 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[...]
Earthquakes are currently the world's deadliest and most damaging natural disasters.
Between 2004 and 2011 nearly 700,000 people lost their lives when quakes hit countries as far[...]
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!
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[...]
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 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[...]
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[...]
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