PAY TO PEE
Toilets aren't always there when you need them. But when you have to go, you have to go. But you can't go in public or pee in the open. So what do you do?
Airpnp is yo[...]
LET THE CAR DO ALL THE WORK
Brew a cup of coffee, watch a movie or surf the Internet, all while driving a car. Isn't this against the law, or even plain unsafe? Not if you are in [...]
SHE EVEN SHARES HER SECRET!
The world's oldest woman turned 116 years old on March 5, 2014.
Misao Okawa lives in a nursing home in Japan. Town mayor, Takehiro Ogura, visited herÂ [...]
TOP OF THE LIST
In the 2014 Worldwide Cost of Living survey that was carried out by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), Singapore was named the most expensive city in the world[...]
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.
Russia and Ukraine in an armed stand-off!
Russia and Ukraine are two neighboring countries. However, the recent turn of events have turned the situation into anything but friendly[...]
Who said what? Top quotes from Oscar Awards 2014
The following is a list of key quotes from the 86th Academy Awards held Sunday at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood:
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!
THERE'S ALWAYS SOMETHING HAPPENING
As weÂ start a new week, let us look back at the past week (February 24 to March 2, 2014) to find outÂ some of the cool things that happened aroun[...]
EARTH HOUR 2014
On March 29, 2014, landmarks across the world - including the Empire State Building, the Eiffel Tower and the Kremlin - will switch off their lights for 60 minutes[...]
EDIBLE MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS
Vegetables aren't for eating only, it seems. They can also be used to make music. That's certainly what the Vienna Vegetable Orchestra uses its vegeta[...]
DROUGHT IN MALAYSIA
It has not rained in Malaysia for a long time. For more than a month, most of Malaysia has been dry. Reservoirs are running low on water but the situation does[...]
A SPECTACULAR SHOW
The Sochi Winter Olympics 2014 came to an end with a fantastic party on February 23, 2014. The Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, was packedÂ with thous[...]
PANIC IN INDIA
The 3.5 million people who live in the city of Meerut, India, should be very careful. Why?
There is a leopard prowling around inÂ the city.
So far, the leopa[...]
VENICE CARNIVAL 2014 - Wonder and Fantasy Nature
What aÂ glorious event it is! The Venice Carnival is held every year in Venice, Italy. This year, the theme of the carnival is Wo[...]
COULD ANOTHER EARTH BE OUT THERE?
European astronomers are on the hunt for another planet Earth. Could it possibly be a new home for humans?
The European Space Agency (ESA) annou[...]
BEAUTIFULÂ Â or STRANGE?
The fashion industry is a very lively one. Fashion designers are constantly trying their best to create unique outfits that people will find attractive. H[...]
PICTURESÂ THAT WILL MAKE YOU SMILE
Life has lots of fun and funny moments.Â The Whiz Times brings to you someÂ funny pictures thatÂ wereÂ taken in the secondÂ week of February 2014.
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[...]
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[...]
FAST FOOD FAD IN FRANCE
The classic American food, the hamburger, is winning over the French. Baguette sandwiches have long beenÂ a favouriteÂ sandwich in France, but many people in[...]
Who is the new Chief at Microsoft?
Did you say Bill Gates? Well, you need to think a little harder. Mr Bill Gates is probably the most recognizable person at Microsoft but he is n[...]
The story of Valentine's Day:
Not all love and mush!
February 14 is Valentineâ€™s Day, the day you can give a flower or some cookies to your friends or family to show them they are[...]
WORLD'S MOST FAMOUS KITTY
Hello Kitty will turn 40 years old this year.Â A super cute exhibition was held by Sanrio, the Japanese company that invented Hello Kitty. The exhibition [...]
HE ATE TURTLES, BIRDS & FISH TO SURVIVE
InÂ December 2012, Jose Salvador Albarengo set sail from Mexico andÂ drifted at sea for the next 13 months.Â He was found on January 30, 2[...]
CONCRETE & STEEL GIANTS
The first skyscrapers were built in the United States at the end of the 19th century. Since then, architects and builders across the world have raced[...]
AN INTERESTING END TO THE MONTH
The last week of January 2014 was certainly an interesting one. The Whiz Times brings to you a picture story of various events around the world, fr[...]
ANDÂ IT TASTES LIKE CHICKEN
A pizza restaurant in Florida, USA, serves a very special dish - python pizza. Called the "Everglades Pizza", this special pizza contains Burmese python[...]
A BRIGHT & JOYOUS OCCASION
The Lunar New Year falls on January 31 and February 1, 2014. Millions of people around the world throw celebrations to welcome it. This year will be[...]
WALK SAFELY -Â TEXTING CAN WAIT
Texting while walking affects how you walk and can be dangerous for you.
WASHINGTON, January 22, 2014 (AFP) -
If you walk and send a text message [...]
THE HORSE IS COMING
It's that time of the year again - Chinese people areÂ busy preparing to welcome the LunarÂ New Year, the most important traditional Chinese holiday. It is celeb[...]
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.
SO MUCH RUBBISH BUT NOWHERE TO PUT IT
Hong Kong generates 13,000 tonnes of rubbish each day - the equivalent of six Olympic swimming pools. But by 2020, all the landfill sites w[...]
COOL SHOTSÂ FROM AROUND THE WORLD
The Whiz Times brings to you some cool pictures from the third week of January 2014.Â InÂ the pictures below, you will see a man suspended in mid-ai[...]
NEAT TRICKS IN THE AIR
At the Bahrain International Airshow 2014 opening ceremony, crowds watched in awe as jets zipped around in the sky performing awesome stunts. They flew in f[...]
BURNING WEATHER DOWN UNDER
There are hundreds of fires raging in several parts of Australia and temperatures are near record highs.
SYDNEY, January 16, 2014 (AFP) -Â
The severe [...]
THE WONDERS OF MUSIC
In Indonesia, many children can't wait to see Sara Michieletto perform. She plays wonderful, soothing classical music to children and brings them lots of joy.[...]
EXPERIENCE WHAT A SPIDER ON THE CEILING SEES
There is an upside-down house in RussiaÂ that nobody can possibly live in. This upside-down house is one of the attractions at the All-[...]
YOUTH VS EXPERIENCE
The youngest player in the women's Australian Open Tennis Championships defeated the oldest player despite a huge 27-year age difference.
MELBOURNE, January 1[...]
A GOOD & MUDDY TIME
In Bali, Indonesia, buffalo racing is an old tradition. It takes place in the middle of a wet field where two water buffalos are attached to each other. Th[...]
HEY! WHO TOOK OUR DIAMOND RING?Â
Diamond ring worth 35 million Japanese Yen was stolen from a shop in Tokyo, Japan.
TOKYO, January 8, 2014 (AFP) -
Two thieves sneaked aw[...]
donut + croissant = cronut or crodough
brownie + tart = townie
donut + muffin = duffin
Is this a new kind of math equation? No. It's what you get when you mix t[...]
LIKE A GIANT FREEZER
Freezing cold Arctic air is sweeping across a large part of the United States. Temperatures are expected to be lower than it has ever been in 20 years. In som[...]
FROM EARTHLINGS TO MARTIANS
Planet Mars is freezing cold, dry and has no oxygen. It is FAR, FAR AWAY from Planet Earth - 55 million kilometres (or six months' travel) away. Yet, a[...]
FASCINATING & COLD
The 30th Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival Opening was launched on January 5, 2014 in Harbin, China. While there are various winter activ[...]
Angad Daryani quit school when he was still in 9th grade. Now, he is 15 years old and a founder of companies and inspiring projects!
He describes himself as a 'Maker', b[...]
A BEARY LONG WAIT
The first giant panda cub to be born in Taiwan will finally meet zoo visitors on January 6, 2014, when she turns six months old. She now weighs about 14 kilogram[...]
IS SHE EVER GOING TO STOP?
Mount Sinabung of Sumatra, Indonesia,Â erupted 30 times on January 4, 2014. More than 20,000 people haveÂ fled their homes since the volcano started erupt[...]
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 [...]
WHAT A COOL WAY TO KICK OFF THE NEW YEAR!
As the holiday season comes to an end, let's take a last look at some funny pictures of New Year celebrations. Now it's time to buckle do[...]
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