Protestors want free elections to be held in Hong Kong
Hong Kong is a territory under China.
Hong Kong is given a special status by the Chinese government. It can function on [...]
CRY, BABY, CRY!
Have you ever heard of a competition to make babies cry?
Guess what! There is such a competition in Japan!
A âbaby-cryâ sumo competition was held on [...]
WHAT DO YOU WANT TO BE WHEN YOU GROW UP?
What do you want to be next year?
What do you want to be after five years?
What do you want to be when you grow old?
In a surpris[...]
Chocolates, chocolates everywhere...
Do you loveÂ Chocolates?
Then you would definitely love the Belgium Chocolate Village!
A chocolate village museum opened on the 20th Septem[...]
Stories in pictures from last week!
Pictures to show you more happenings around the world from 7th September to 13th September.
You can click on pictures to enlarge them. W[...]
A meeting to sweep chimneys? Seriously?
Oh Yes! And for a purpose too!
The International Meeting of Chimney Sweeps happened in Vigezzo valley, Italy, where 1000 chimney swe[...]
ITâS PIZZA MAKING TIME!
Do you love eating pizza?
How about making one? Have you tried baking a Pizza ever?
If yes, then you would definitely love the World Pizza Makers Cha[...]
Here everyone is dressed in white too!
Literally meaning âDinner in Whiteâ, Diner En Blanc is an invite-only secret picnic that originated from France and now has spread all aro[...]
Watch the story of a Fish Listener
You read the interesting story about The Fish Listeners of Malaysia. If you still haven't, click on this link to read the full story.
TOMATO SPLASHING TIME!
The last Wednesday of August every year brinfs the annual La Tomatina festival in Spain.
And so it did, this year too.
Held in the town of Bunol, Sp[...]
He ran a 100 meters race, but it is unbelievable what he wants to do next
âYouâre never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.â
-famous writer C.S. Lewis (who [...]
The third picture is especially amazing! Such brave children!
A friendship dragon, peace news and floods in India. Plus lots of interesting pictures to help you know your world!
Hello Kitty is not a cat
Hello Kitty is not a cat, the company behind Japan's cute brand 'Hello Kitty' said yesterday, despite an uproar from fans who spluttered: "But she's got w[...]
Less fishes in seas and rivers are making the Fish listener jobless
One hand clinging to his boat's gunwale, Harun Muhammad submerges himself, eyes and ears wide open underwater a[...]
ITâS SPLASHING TIME!
Summer is too hot to all of us. And so are the dogs.
When itâs hot, we will always run towards the beach to cool down. How about dogs? Can they go to the b[...]
EUROPEâS LARGEST âFURRYâ CONVENTION!
Have you ever imagined animals marching on the streets, able to walk and talk like us humans?
You would be surprised as over a thousand peo[...]
Why are people throwing buckets full of ice water on their heads?
Steven Spielberg, Justin Bieber and Bill Gates are among many celebrities pouring buckets of ice water over [...]
It's not just about clowning around though
Around 80 clowns from all over Malaysia took part in an event for Clowns in Malaysia.Â
The event obviously had lots of laughs, jokes [...]
Shivering with cold, a group of boys in a remote village of western India put on their uniforms after swimming across a river to make it to school.
It's a morning ritual for the[...]
Learn to yodel from the Swiss!Â
"Yodelayheeho," sang a group of men in round black hats and bright red waistcoats in the high mountains of the Swiss Alps, and this marks[...]
It is a monkey's world out there!
We all love animals, yes?
Well, in the city of New Delhi, the capital of India, this love of animals has gone a bit far.
This country gets a bad report card when it came to most active
children in the World. You won't be able to guess which one!
Research said that this country is raising a generat[...]
WHAT A WEEK!
The past week brought lots of interesting moments and events -Â Towering Lego structures, a Prime Minister's face on sweets, a thrilling trophy cup win...
Enjoy the p[...]
NOT THE REAL THING
The Great Sphinx of Giza is a famous ancient statue in Egypt, located near the Great Pyramids. Made of limestone, it has a lion's body and a human head and is a[...]
SO MANY COOL NEW WORDS
The Merriam-Webster dictionary has just grown a little bigger (and heavier). More than 150 new words have just been added to it. Many of them are re[...]
HISTORY LESSONS WITH TEA
Customers who visit Mam Kahlil's cafe in northern Iraq get much more than just fragrant tea and delicious food. They get to gaze at photographs that cover[...]
5 CENTURIES OLD!
In 2003, underwater explorer Barry Clifford discovered a shipwreck off the coast of Haiti. He and his team took lots of photographs of the shipwreck and even brou[...]
CHOOSE YOUR FAVOURITE PICTURE
Here are the coolest pictures from last week. Scroll down to take a look at them, and let us know which is your favourite picture. You can tell us in[...]
BITE-SIZED NEWS BITS
Why are polar bears fat but healthy?
Polar bears eat lots of fat, but they don't get heart disease like humans would. Scientists have[...]
CUTE BUT NOT SO POPULAR
Japan is known for its "kawaii culture" - a love for anything cute. "Kawaii" means cute. The most famous kawaii symbols of Japan are Hello Kitty and Pokemo[...]
NOT THE STUFF YOU USUALLY SEE IN MUSEUMS
When you hear the word "art", what do you think of? PaintingsÂ in aÂ quietÂ museum? Stony-faced statues that stare into space? Serious art li[...]
Â BEARS, DINOSAURS, GIANT TOYS
The Whiz Times found some really awesome pictures last week and are thrilled to share them with you. Let us know which is your favourite!
You wouldn't believe what the students do at this school!
This school in Lebanon promotes a unique way of being healthy. By making people have a hearty laugh.
Watch this video [...]
A DAY OF COLOUR & JOY
It was Easter Sunday on April 20, 2014. Christians all over the world celebrated the day when Jesus Christ was resurrected after being crucified. We hope[...]
LATEST NEWS IN PICTURES
In this world that we live in, there is always somethingÂ happening. Find out about the latest events around the world in this quick read!
Canine Detective to catch on dog owners?
Fed up of dog dirt underfoot on its streets, a Spanish town has hired a detective to catch owners who fail to pick up after their pets!
Tried and tested pranks from all over the Internet
April Fools day (April 1) is all about the fun of playing pranks.
Of course you know that that pranks should be fun & N[...]
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 [...]
WHATS WRONG WITH THIS SENTENCE?
You guessed it. It's missing an apostrophe before the letter S in "WHATS". What does the apostrophe sign have to do with a battle in Britain? Why f[...]
PINK & WHITE EXPLOSION
People in Japan look forward to a very special event every year. Even tourists from all over the world plan their trips so that they can witness this [...]
BUSY LITTLE OTTERS
In southern Bangladesh, otters have a very special job. It involves more than just playing and swimming all day long. They make use of their hunting and swimmin[...]
WITH HEART & DEDICATION
Famous American heavy metal band, Metallica, will be performing in Paraguay on March 24, 2014. A very special band will be the opening act for them - t[...]
YES, IF IT'S MADE OF BREAD!
You might have seen this in bakeries. It's a long, thin and crusty type of bread. It looks somewhat like a baseball bat. Do you know what it is? It isÂ [...]
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LIFE ON THE LAKE
In Cambodia, there is a lake that is inhabited not just by fish and other ma[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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.
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[...]
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