A WHOLE NEW WORLD
Imagine lounging on a beach, soaking up glorious sun rays. Not for in front of you, parents are splashing in the crystal clear water with their childre[...]
WHO SAYS DENTIST VISITS ARE SCARY?
If you have trembled with fear as you stepped into a dentist's office, you are probably not alone. Visits to the dentist can be nerve [...]
Kids can develop,Â perfect their mobile appÂ ideas.Â Then pitch
to investors for funding the project atÂ App Camp Utah
App Camp is a concept targeted at harnessing the imagin[...]
A RACE CAR, A PLANE AND A ROCKET COMBINED
Here's a little history lesson: the fastest car in 1898 could travel at a maximum speed ofÂ about 63 km/h. Fast forward about 10[...]
PSYCHIATRISTS SAY IT IS A GROWING PROBLEM
A person who is easily distracted, always checking theirÂ phone for no real reason and cannot be separated from their phone for [...]
THE WALK AGAIN PROJECT
For non-football fans, here's aÂ mind-blowingÂ reason to join in the count down to the 2014 World Cup. At the World Cup opening ceremony onÂ 12 June [...]
Drink and read the same book!
Where do you go to when you want to have a drink of water? For some children in less developed countries, this mayÂ mean having to trek long[...]
Just like how theÂ doctors listen to your heartbeat!
A 15 year old student in Seattle, USAÂ has created an Iphone cover that also functions as a stethoscope. What exactlyÂ [...]
BRRR! IT'S TOO COLD!
It's struggling to stay alive. Unable to move, it suffers from chills in the bitter, unforgiving cold. There is not enough insulation to keep it warm and hope[...]
These cars wonâ€™t need petrol!
Can cars run on sunlight alone? Well, scientists say that this is possible in the near future.Â Soon,Â petrol or gas stations may soon be a t[...]
A robot with a sense of humor?
Now hear this:
Sam: Why did the robot go back to robot school?
Mish: Tell me.
Sam: Because his skills were getting a little rusty!
This car does not have steering wheels, accelerators or brake pedals!
Yes, you read that right! Google just unveiled a self-driving car. It requires hardly any work from[...]
SUPER SPECIAL PIZZAS
Francesco's Pizzeria, a pizza restaurant in Mumbai, India has regular pizzas like pepperoni, chicken tikka and vegetarian. But it has a new item on it[...]
A WORKHORSE THAT YOU CAN CARRY AROUND
Laptops are usually meant for more serious work than tablet PCs. Tablet PCs are usually lighter, more portable and used frequently for casual[...]
WHAT WERE THEY THINKING?
People are calling it "tragically comical" and"mind-boggling". Some are upset that so much money has been wasted. How could such a mistake have happened?
WHAT AN EVENTFUL WEEK
OOPS! This rocket didn't make it to space.
A Russian rocket carrying its most advanced communication satellite to date fell back [...]
JUST LIKE IN A SCI-FI MOVIE!
It was a usual day at the Google campus in Mountain View, California USA. A white Lexus with a strange-looking whirling gadget on top of it travelle[...]
EDUCATIONAL & FUN
A new mobile game for children hasÂ become very popularÂ in Thailand. Just a few weeks after its launch in January 2014, it was the most downloaded educational[...]
WHAT A BIRD SEES
Have you ever stood in a crowd and craned your neck to see what's ahead of you? How about standing on tippy toes to catch a glance of what's happening in front of[...]
IT'S ALL IN THE AIR FLOW
With the World Cup 2014 coming up this June in Brazil, soccer fans will get to see lots of exciting free kicks. Have you ever wondered how the world's top[...]
AND SO MUCH TO SHARE TOO!
There is always soÂ much to learn about the world we live in. How onÂ earth are we ever going to know everything? Well, we don'tÂ haveÂ to know everything be[...]
A HIGHLY DANGEROUS TEST
North Korea is suspected of preparing to carry out a fourth nuclear test, South Korea said on April 22, 2014. Increased activity at its main test site has [...]
TRY THIS WACKY IDEA!
There may be times when you just don't feel like showing people how you really feel, or can't be bothered to do so. What can you do?
A scientist in Japan has[...]
LIKE A ROCKET
This country has the world's largest population. It also has the longest bridge in the world. It is home to the world's top players in men's and women's table tennis[...]
How do you eat unshelled nuts? Easy - remove the shells, eat the nuts and throw the shells away. Well, do you know that you are actually throwing away a source of [...]
SAY HELLO TO ASIMO
ASIMO is helpful and can do many things. It can walk and run, go up and down stairs, open a bottle and serve a drink, shake hands with a stranger, jump an[...]
A SUPER QUIZ
Have you been reading The Whiz Times regularly? Today's Whiz Quiz will test you onÂ a wide range of topics. Those of you who have been reading our stories everyday wou[...]
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[...]
JUST GET IT FROM THE SEA!
When navy ships go out to sea, they can stay out there for months at a time without returning to shore. Supply ships provide food, ammunition, spare part[...]
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[...]
Â SMALL BUT IMPORTANT
Every airplane is fitted with a black box flight recorder. While it does not help an airplane stay safe or keepÂ its passengers alive, it has a very important [...]
COULD YOUR COMPUTER BE YOUR NEW FRIEND?
Feelings can be complicated. You might not feel only one single emotion at a time. They might be times when you feel two or more emotions, [...]
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[...]
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[...]
HOW TEXT MESSAGES CAN SAVE LIVES
Mobile phones are frequently used to send text messages to friends and family members. These text messages are usually not urgent; they are usuall[...]
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 [...]
FROM OLD TO NEW
A group of farmers in China has found a new hobby. It isn't something like reading, playing chess or collecting coins. It is something much bigger and heavier. I[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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.[...]
What will they think of next?
An exciting new gadget was unveiled in Japan on March 18, 2014. Blow into it and you will find out in 30 seconds if you are sick.
TO SAY NO TO NUKES
Thousands of protestors gathered at a park in Tokyo, Japan on March 15, 2014 to protest the restarting of nuclear plants in Japan.
When a powerful 9.0 earthq[...]
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[...]
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[...]
A DESPERATE SEARCH
A Malaysia Airlines airplane carrying 239 passengers has gone missing. It left Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia near midnight on March 8, 2014 for Beijing, China. But abo[...]
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