LOOK TO THE SKIES
In more developed parts of the world, the Internet may be such a common thing that we can't imagine life without it. We use it almost everyday to look for inform[...]
Every one is compromised. If you are reading this online, you are probably affected too. Read how:
A weakness in Internet services is exploited by one of the biggest security th[...]
TINY SOCCER PLAYERS
The FIFAÂ World Cup 2014 only begins on June 12, 2014. But these pint-sized soccer players sure can't wait to get some action on the soccer field! We're not sur[...]
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[...]
Optimus Prime in China!
A group of farmers have brought to life the "Transformers" and built giant robots out of old car parts, in rural China. Just see the pictures to believe it[...]
To code or not to code- is not a question at all!
Coding is becoming more and more coveted a skill as years progress.
According to a recent research done in the US, it is estimat[...]
IT HAS BEEN ASLEEP FOR 3 YEARS
Philae has been asleep since 2011. But amazingly, it has remained in motion while in deep sleep in an extremely cold environment. It will have to wa[...]
MORE THAN JUST HITTING THE BALL
When tennis rackets were first invented, they were wooden, heavy and cumbersome. Then stainless steel rackets came along, followed by aluminum, and[...]
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.[...]
YOUR FACE COULD BE YOUR PASSWORD
If you are a subscriber of The Whiz Times, you would have had to enter your user name and password to read this article.
Passwords are secret cod[...]
LIFE-CHANGING & TIME-SAVING
Every year, CeBIT is held in Hanover, Germany. It is the world's largest computer expo. At the latest CeBIT 2014 that is being held from March 10 t[...]
Ever thought of using your legs to generate electricity? Or dancing to power up light bulbs? Well, this could one day be possible, scientists say.
There is a ne[...]
TINY & MIGHTY
It's small and light, needs no hands to operate and can be worn on your ear. Make a guess - what is it? It's a computer that weighs just 17 grams!
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[...]
NOT FOR FUN
Are the soldiers of South and North Korea having fun playing Xbox games? Certainly not.
Microsoft's Xbox gaming machine is helping to keep watch on the border. It wil[...]
In France, there is a special substitute studentÂ that will attend school for you if you're too sick to go to school. It's a robot that has beenÂ designed to allo[...]
NOT JUST IN THE MOVIES ANYMORE
In science-fiction stories and some futuristic movies, cars can fly at the touch of a button. Well, this fantasy may very well come true soon.
STYLUS PEN & FINGER NOT REQUIRED
Never thought that using a brush on your tablet screen could be possible? The Nomad Brush lets you do exactly that - digital painting on the i[...]
LIZARDS FOR WHIZARDS
The idea of robots that cling to walls is a great one, isn't it? Do you know that the technology was created after studying how lizards stick on walls?
THIS ROBOT BEHAVES LIKE A LIZARD
Abigaille can stick to walls and not fall off. It can even walk along walls. But it's not a lizard. It's a robot!
Scientists at the European Sp[...]
Have you ever taken a selfie? You know, those photographs that you take of yourself using a smartphone or webcam? The word "selfie" was named the new word of the yea[...]
JUST LIKE IN THE MOVIES
Protesters held a demonstration (protest) in Washington, DC, USA on December 16, 2013. They were dressed as spies and posed with equipment such as fake "sh[...]
IT'S SMOKIN' HOT!
What an exciting event it isÂ - an island appearing out of nowhere! Japan's newest islet has caused quite a lot of buzz in the news.Â 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 namedÂ the "G-Flex". But despite its name, the G-Flex phone does not bend, butÂ 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 aÂ 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.Â [...]
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 PrizeÂ for PhysicsÂ awarded to tw[...]
It's definitely Nobel season!Â
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 seeÂ at a Tokyo gadget fairÂ 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 ifÂ 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 robotÂ that picks ripe strawberries as the farmer sleeps! This new robotic farmer wasÂ unveiled in JapanÂ yeste[...]
No More 'Berry Thumb'!
Remember we brought you a story last month aboutÂ 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[...]
Â 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 toÂ 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 isÂ the computer mouse. In some[...]
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