LIFE ON THE LAKE
In Cambodia, there is a lake that is inhabited not just by fish and other marine life. It is also home to people who live in villages that float on the lake.
MEET THE ABOMINABLE SNOWMAN
Every winter in Japan, those planning to visit Mount Zao should be extra careful. They might run into huge snow monsters that are carried to Japan by[...]
A WET WET WINTER
It's Britain's wettest winter in 250 years. Storms have been hitting Britain for many days. Residents of Britain have had to brave pouring rain, hurricane-force[...]
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[...]
A COOL EXCHANGE PROGRAM
In Mexico, there is a very special market called Mercado del Trueque. It is a barter market where people bring recyclable materials that they no longer[...]
JAPAN'S 3D MENUS
In Japan, restaurants often don't have English menus. Instead, some of them turn to plastic replicas of soup, rice dishes and even ice-cream to help hungry tour[...]
USEFUL INFORMATION FOR THE SUMMER MONTHS
From December to February, it's winter in the Northern Hemisphere. In the Southern Hemisphere, however, countries such as Australia and [...]
GIVE YOUR STUFFED TOYS A BREAK
Are your stuffed toys bored? If you are too busy or sick to take them on a holiday, a travel agency in Japan has just the thing for you. It takes [...]
A RESCUE TEAM - FOR ANIMALS
This winter, Washingtonâ€™s wild animals have a new friend helping them through these cold months. City Wildlife cares for all sorts of creatures that [...]
SAYING THEIR FINAL GOODBYES
Nelson Mandela, a global icon of freedom and forgiveness, has been buried in his home town of Qunu in South Africa, bringing to a close ten days of c[...]
WHAT HEAVY SHOES YOU HAVE!
MORE THAN 400KG! That's the weight of Mr Zhang Fuxing's ironÂ shoes! Mr Zhang lives in China and believes that walking in such heavy shoes is good fo[...]
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[...]
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[...]
The Oscar-winning animator's new movie and retirement
"The Wind Rises" is Japanese animator Hayao Miyazakiâ€™s latest production.
It is also his farewell piece.
"The Wind Rises"[...]
Want to know about the oldest International sporting trophy? See this graphic based video to know more
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[...]
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- [...]
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[...]
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End of the World ? Myths busted with scientific theory.
If you are reading this after December 21, 2012, then you can breathe a sigh of relief!Â Why? Because thatâ€™s the date that,[...]
President Barack Obama re-elected!
Four more years!
U.S. President Barack Obama has won a tough political campaign to secure a second four-year term.
An elephant that can speak??
Youâ€™ve probably heard of birds who can talk, but what about an elephant that can speak Korean?
Yes, an elephant in a South Korean zoo has learnt [...]
QuvenzhanĂ© Wallis: Will she be the youngest
Oscar winner ever?
QuvenzhanĂ© (pronounced as â€śKwa-van-je-nayâ€ť) Wallis, a nine-year old actress of the hit movie â€śBeasts of the South[...]
In The Whiz News This Week for 1st week of August, here are the Week's highlights for The Whiz News for Kids, Parents, Families and Schools 1st Week of August 2012:
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