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PAYING TRIBUTE TO A GREAT MAN
On December 5, 2013, Nelson Mandela passed away. He was 95 years old.
Nelson Mandela was the much-respected symbol of South Africa's anti-aparthei[...]
WATER WATER EVERYWHERE
It has been a wet week for many countries around the world. The Whiz Times brings you pictures of how floods have affected Malaysia, Lebanon, Britain and In[...]
COSMONAUTS PRACTISE BEFORE BLAST-OFF
Russian cosmonauts have been hard at work. They have been undergoing preflight training at the Gagarin Cosmonauts' Training Centre in Star Cit[...]
PASSING ON THE FLAME
The 2014 Winter Olympics will take place in Sochi, Russia, in February 2014. The countdown to this exciting event has started.
In October this year, the Ol[...]
WOOFS, WAGS & AIRPLANES
Can you imagine going to the airport and being greeted by cute and friendly dogs? What a way to start a vacation!
At the San Francisco International[...]
ART THAT POPS OUT
Art that pops out, yet doesn't ... what an interesting idea! We know it will certainly make your eyes pop though!
In Beijing, China, a Magic Art exhibition wa[...]
IT'S CHRISTMAS TIME AGAIN
Christmas is a major holiday that is celebrated by millions of people around the world. For Christians, it is a celebration of the day that Jesus Christ [...]
A RABBIT ON THE MOON!
On December 2, 2013, China launched its first ever moon rover mission. The Chang'e-3 rocket carrying the Jade Rabbit rover blasted off from the Xichang Satel[...]
BABYSITTERS FOR PENGUIN CHICKS
What a lot of babies to look after! In Cape Town, South Africa, the Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds (SANCCOB) take[...]
PLANTS YOU CAN WEAR!
Have you ever thought of wearing an outfit made completely from plants? Well, it can be done with flowers, branches, leaves and even seeds! The Biofashion sho[...]
PICTURES THAT WILL WOW YOU!
A huge blown-up Spidy, ships washed ashore, a river covered in rainbow-coloured oil .....
The last week of November was certainly an exciting one. C[...]
A BRILLIANT IDEA
In the city of Nairobi, capital of Kenya, wonderful things happen to old flip-flops that have been thrown away. They get a new lease of life as they are turned in[...]
FREE AT LAST!
On November 21, 2013, two loggerhead sea turtles were finally free to go home. They had been at the Israeli Sea Turtle Rescue Centre in Gaash, a coastal resort in Is[...]
Do swans take boat rides? A dog dressed up as a policeman? Is this normal behavior for animals? Find out in our slideshow below!
For more interesting pictu[...]
FAMOUS WALL ART ERASED
Graffiti is words or drawings that have been made illegally on a wall or surface in a public place. Some see it as a form of art while others see it as vand[...]
AN EVENTFUL WEEK IN JAPAN
From exciting sporting events to a celebration of children ... lots of things happened in Japan last week. Watch today's slideshow to see what made for a[...]
COULD THIS WORD BE IN YOUR NEXT SPELLING LIST?
On November 19, 2013, Oxford Dictionary named "Selfie" the new word of the year. The word is defined as "a photograph that one has t[...]
A SEASON OF COLOURS
“I'm so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.” Author L.M. Montgomery wrote in her popular children's book, Anne of Green Gables.
How beautiful [...]
FANTASTIC FLYING MACHINES!
Those of you who love aircrafts will know these names - Apache, Hornet, F-16, A380 ... the list goes on. Do you know that they are on display at the Dub[...]
BEWARE: SLIPPERY SURFACE AHEAD
The Whiz Times brings to you some exciting pictures of sports on ice!
Ice hockey fans in the USA were treated to awesome action at ice hockey mat[...]
On November 18, 2013, twelve states in the USA Midwest were struck by several tornadoes and intense thunderstorms. Washington town in the state of Illinois see[...]
UP, UP & AWAY!
What a sight to behold! Huge, colourful balloons all blown up and ready for flight. These are not balloons that you can hold with a string at a birthday party. [...]
WATCH THEM WHIZZZ BY!
The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series is a modified-pickup truck racing series. The Ford EcoBoost 200 is a 200-mile (321 km) NASCAR Camping World Truck Serie[...]
WHAT AN EXPLOSION!
It must have been a real shock for the people living in Jankow Przygodzki village of western Poland. On November 14, 2013, a gas pipeline exploded in that villa[...]
SEVERE FLOODING IN SOMALIA
A deadly cyclone has hit Somalia in the northeastern region of Puntland. This has caused extremely heavy rain, high-speed winds and flooding. The govern[...]
BIG & BEAUTIFUL
You might have seen some of his sculptures in your city. They are big, bronze and beautiful. They are the work of Fernando Botero Angulo, an artist and sculpto[...]
DOUBLE, DOUBLE, TOIL AND TROUBLE!
Sounds familiar? Those of you who have read or watched the famous Shakespeare play, Macbeth, would know this phrase.
Poison can be found in ma[...]
WHAT A MAJESTIC SIGHT!
It is official - One World Trade Center in New York City, USA, will be the tallest building in North America when it is completed in early 2014. It will sta[...]
PREPARING FOR KICK-OFF SEASON
Are you looking forward to the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil? Here are some pictures of some national football teams training and warming up before t[...]
A GRAND OLD DAME
Do you know where to find the largest Tyrannosaurus Rex ever discovered? You won't have to do any digging because she has already been all dug up, clean and ready[...]
WHAT A COLOURFUL SIGHT!
Would you look at that? What fun it would be to take part in such a huge and colourful party! Lots of people dressed up in fancy costumes and wearing brigh[...]
WONDERFUL ANIMALS IN OUR MIDST
The Whiz Times brings to you some pictures of animals in captivity. Animals in captivity are those that live under human care in farms, at home or i[...]
Imagine leaving your home one day and finding the streets full of rubbish and trash bins overflowing. This is exactly what is happening in Madrid, the capital [...]
HOLY SMOKE! CINDERS & ASHES!
Over the last few days, Mount Sinabung in Karo, Indonesia has been erupting and throwing out thick smoke and ashes. More than 1,700 peop[...]
HELP NEEDED URGENTLY
Super Typhoon Haiyan caused a lot of damage to the city of Tacloban in the Leyte province of the Philippines on November 8, 2013.
Thousands of homes were d[...]
ROCKETS, LUNAR ROVERS & MORE!
There are lots of exciting things happening in outer space these days. Enjoy the slideshow to find out what our astronauts and rockets are up to![...]
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[...]
Snakes, planes & ear wax!
So many things happened around the world in just one week! Find out
more in our awesome slideshow!
MONSTER WEATHER IN THE PHILIPPINES
Typhoon Haiyan slammed into the Philippines on November 8, 2013. It was one of the strongest typhoons ever recorded. The monster winds and giant[...]
Look at them go!
Strong, speedy and super ... how cool these athletes are! The Whiz Times has prepared some awesome pictures of exciting moments in sports.
Enjoy and be inspire[...]
WHAT GREAT HELP THESE ROBOTS ARE!
Robots can do so many different things. These latest robots from Japan can help farmers pick strawberries, entertain us with music and [...]
From Pythons to Dolphins- this month has some awesome animals make it to The Whiz Times
Mouse over on the pictures to know more about them. Can you find more about them on The Wh[...]
Awesome Solar Eclipse seen in many parts of the world!
World's tallest man's wedding photos and more
You are the Future of the World!
Children's Day in Singapore is today, the 4th of October. For most of you, today is a day all about relaxing with your family, having fun and gene[...]
Mud Challenge in France, a car on a para-glider, World War 2 re-enactment and more pictures in this month's Culture round up!
September is almost over, and we bring to you t[...]
Rare pelican in flight, baby Pandas and more photos
in this month's round up!
September is almost over, and we bring to you the month round up in pictures.
Enjoy this int[...]
Americas Cup 2013
Oracle Team USA and Emirates Team New Zealand fought in America's Cup race 17 on September 24, 2013, in San Francisco.
Oracle Team USA won the championship. [...]
Typhoon Usagi hit China, Hong Kong, Philippines,
Taiwan. What did it look like?
Typhoons are one destructive form of nature.
They are unpredictable, fast and can get ferociou[...]
If you are a Car enthusiast, you might have been tuned into the F1 races held in Singapore.
Sebastian Vettel from Germany, who drives a Red Bull Ferrari, won this race. Read mo[...]
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