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IT'S SMOKIN' HOT!
What an exciting event it is - an island appearing out of nowhere! Japan's newest islet has caused quite a lot of buzz in the news. Some people thought it was [...]
MAKE AN ANCIENT FRIEND TODAY
Who is the oldest person you have ever met? Perhaps it's your great-grandfather?
Well, have you ever met anyone as old as Dinosaur Sue? If you have n[...]
HOW WELL DO YOU KNOW YOUR ANIMAL FRIENDS?
Hi kids! Here's a little quiz to find out what you know about our animal friends. If you have been visiting The Whiz Times regularly, thi[...]
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![...]
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 [...]
Cuteness combined with Technology!
The Whiz Times brought you a story about the world's first robot astronaut named "Kirobo" and how he was sent to the International Space Station[...]
It fits the curve of your face!
LG Electronics has unveiled a curved-screen smartphone named the "G-Flex". But despite its name, the G-Flex phone does not bend, but uses flexibl[...]
Its name is Wabian-2!
In Japan, there is a group of people known as 'robot researchers'...you guessed right, they study or research robots! Recently, they've been wondering how to[...]
Can Apple's iPad get even better?
Apple's iPad line got even more fancy yesterday 23 October. It announced a slimmer version of its top-selling full-size tablet computer, called t[...]
Let's find out soon!
Do you know what 'anomalous aerial phenomena' means? It's a really big term for UFO sightings! And now, Peru's air force has said it is bringing back a depa[...]
A State-of-the-art New Campus!
Apple's plan to build an amazing new campus crowned with a shimmering flying-saucer shaped headquarters was cleared for launch earlier this week. [...]
Not 1 but 3 Chemists!
Their names are Martin Karplus (US-Austrian), Michael Levitt (US-British) and Arieh Warshel (US and Israel) and they won the Nobel Prize for Chemistry yester[...]
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[...]
It's definitely Nobel season!
The winners of this year's Nobel Prize for Physics are announced. The prize was given out for one of the most important discoveries in science. Wh[...]
A car that drives itself and glasses that translate a menu as you read it are just some of the things you can see at a Tokyo gadget fair that began on earl[...]
Have you ever heard of technology that people can wear? In a fashion show that was definitely for tech whizzes, models wearing Google Glass eyewear, Pe[...]
An Even Better Search Experience!
Most of you reading this would have used Google at some point. Maybe it was to find some information for a class project? But if you Google "[...]
They are Off!
The Whiz Times brings you many stories about space because we think there is something just super awesome about being able to travel there. If you are a Space Whiz[...]
Isn't Technology Just Awesome?
An amazing car has been unveiled by Australian road safety researchers. It's so amazing because it actually reads the driver's mind to keep him or[...]
Farmer Sleeps, Robot Works!
Believe it or not: In Japan there is a robot that picks ripe strawberries as the farmer sleeps! This new robotic farmer was unveiled in Japan yeste[...]
No More 'Berry Thumb'!
Remember we brought you a story last month about smartphone BlackBerry, and that it was probably going to sell itself in order to survive? Well the deal[...]
He Already has Thousands of Followers!
Yesterday, the 20th of September, was a very important day for technology whizzes around the world. Why? Because Apple's two brand new i[...]
The Outer Space Quiz for Whiz people
Hello Whiz People,
This is a quiz for all you outer space enthusiasts! If you've been following The Whiz Times lately, the answer[...]
BlackBerry Falls Behind in this World full of Smartphones!
In a world full of new smartphones such as the iPhone and Android phones, the good old BlackBerry is struggling to m[...]
Connect to Facebook with Any Kind of Mobile Phone!
All you Facebook users: It doesn't matter if you don't have a fancy smartphone. You can still connect to Facebook no matter[...]
Human-Powered Helicopter Wins US Prize
A helicopter that's powered by a person riding a bicycle? Yes, that's right! And it won an award too! A Canadian-built helicopter that i[...]
AND THE FIRST ANDROID TO TRAVEL TO THE INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION IS...
In a scene straight out of Star Wars, a tiny robot wearing bright red boots answered questions from [...]
HE INVENTED MANY OTHER COMPUTER-RELATED THINGS TOO!
What is something you use every day, especially if you're using a computer? That's right, it is the computer mouse. In some[...]
We're Going on an Asteroid Hunt!
You've probably heard of hunting for treasure. But have you ever heard of asteroid hunting? NASA has announced a Grand Challenge to get citize[...]
GIANT BALLOONS TO BRING INTERNET TO THE WORLD!
You are able to read this Whiz Times story and others because you have internet access. But most of the world's population does no[...]
Can You Spell 'Knaidel'?
Do you remember our story about the US National Spelling Bee? Well a new champion has been crowned and he is no other than Arvind Mahankali, the US-b[...]
The 86th US National Spelling Bee Kicks off
Can you spell 'humuhumunukunukuapuaa', 'tropomyosin' and 'hoomalimali'? If you can, you could very well be a Spelling Bee champion![...]
Solar Plane tries for New World Record!
Imagine a plane that can fly day and night only on the energy from the sun? Well it really does exist and its name is Solar Impulse! Recent[...]
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[...]
A Russian capsule filled with 45 mice and 15 newts along with other small animals returned after a month! Scientists hope this trip of mice sent to space, will help th[...]
1.5 billion years old water source with chemicals found on Mars!
Question: If Dinosaurs disappeared from the surface of the earth millions of years before humans arrived on the pl[...]
No it is not what you think. Taking the two story
apartment to Mars is not the only problem
NASA is planning to bring humans for the first time to walk on Mars.
Not only tha[...]
A Chinese city is using dogs to predict earthquakes. Neighbours complain of nightly false alarms -- in the form of barking.
China is regularly hit by seismic tremors. Around 200 p[...]
Five people are feared dead after one of the
most active volcanoes in Philippines erupted.
How serious is the eruption? What is the name of the Philippines Volcano?
Hurrah! A New material that soak up oil spills!
Don’t you just hate the sight of oil layering over seas, polluting water?
Not only are they unsightly, they take away the live[...]
Plane flies across US without fossil fuels for the first time!
Have you heard of a solar plane?
A solar plane is one that can fly in the air without the use of fossil fuels!
Awesome images and interesting facts about the Sun
you probably did not know
We all know the sun is that big ball of fire we see everyday. As a matter of fact, it is the only [...]
First Lamborghini, now Ferrari. Who will drive them?
It is quite a common sight to see the stunning fast-speed luxury Ferrari in Dubai.
But whose car is this? I bet you’d be su[...]
Scientists have already brought back some extinct
animals. But how far can they go?
Imagine living with the Woolly Mammoth from Ice Age, Tasmanian dog-like “tigers”, and Gian[...]
What if somebody told you they could “read” your
dreams and even predict what you are going to dream
Since ancient times, people have been trying to understand and interp[...]
NASA attempting to modify the heavens?
We are taking too much from the Earth. And now it might be time to go out in the heavens and look for more to satisfy our needs. Yes humans [...]
Kids Corner on Nokia Lumia
You probably just read about how Smart Phones present an interesting conundrum for parents. If not, follow this link to go to the story.
While kids [...]
From Smartphone to Smart watch? Yes!
Smartphones in the market makes it so much more convenient and easy to communicate with others at the instance. But wouldn't it be even better[...]
5 Child-Friendly Tablets
Once they have developed the dexterity to hold objects in their hands, it’s only a matter of time before your children are going to be reaching for electr[...]
"Ungoogleable": Why is Google unhappy about this word?
“Go Google it”. It is becoming a common way to ask somebody to search the net for something. This phenomenal website is th[...]
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