Celebrate Chinese New Year!
You might think New Year was a month ago when we celebrated the beginning of 2015.
Well, if you enjoyed the last New Year, you‚Äôll be pleased to know C[...]
The story of Valentine's Day:
Not all love and mush!
February 14 is Valentine‚Äôs Day, the day you can give a flower or some cookies to your friends or family to show them they are[...]
Offices in this city bring in the new year in a unique way- they
throw out the old stuff. Literally!
Happy new year!
Each place has a different and unique way of ringing out [...]
Fasten your seatbelts and prepare... to stay at home
Looking for that perfect gift for the aviation fan who has everything? One Japanese airline has the answer:[...]
It‚Äôs Christmas time:but some children expect a different kind of santa!
Everyone knows about the story that Santa Claus keeps an eye on children all the year. On Christmas, he c[...]
British MP's Candy Crush Saga is not so sweet, after all!
London, United Kingdom
A British member of parliament (MP) was noticed playing the Candy Crush Saga children's game on h[...]
A SPECIAL CHILDREN'S DAY QUIZ!
You know that different countries celebrate children's day at different times, Yes?
Today, November 14th, is when India celebrates it's Children'[...]
10 people hospitalised after the killer bees attack
MANAGUA, November 2, 2014 -
Ten people were hospitalized in Nicaragua after being attacked by a swarm of killer bees disturb[...]
¬†Hello Kitty is a girl that weighs three apples- and
more amazing facts!
Many readers of The Whiz Times read this story about "Hello Kitty is not a cat".
This raised quite a[...]
A short video to know about what's happening in the World.
On popular demand, we are back with our "News of the Week" videos. Now you can know about the world through awesome pict[...]
A¬† Mickey Mouse Coin?
Niue (an island country near New Zealand) has introduced Mickey Mouse currency, where new silver coins in the country have Mickey Mouse charact[...]
A festival of lights!
¬†In October this year, Indians around the world will celebrate Deepavali which is also known as the Festival of Lights.
Origin of the Deepavali festiv[...]
Celebrating a happy 40TH birthday for HELLO KITTY!
An exhibition celebrating Hello Kitty, has opened up in Los Angeles, California, USA.
It is called the 'HELLO! Explorin[...]
Halloween isn't just trick-or-treating!
How did it come about?
You might think of Halloween as a fun time dressing up in spooky costumes with friends so you can ask your nei[...]
AMAZING PICTURES THAT TELL YOU ABOUT WHAT'S HAPPENING IN THE WORLD.
There's so much happening in the World!
Every week, The Whiz Times brings to you the best pictur[...]
Brooms come out in the "Clean India campaign"
¬†Keeping it clean.
Indians are tired of seeing unclean roads and unhygienic places. To improve conditions, Indian Prime[...]
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 ‚Äėbaby-cry‚Äô 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 love¬†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[...]
IT‚ÄôS 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 ‚ÄėDinner in White‚Äô, 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
‚ÄúYou‚Äôre never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.‚ÄĚ
-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[...]
IT‚ÄôS SPLASHING TIME!
Summer is too hot to all of us. And so are the dogs.
When it‚Äôs hot, we will always run towards the beach to cool down. How about dogs? Can they go to the b[...]
EUROPE‚ÄôS LARGEST ‚ÄėFURRY‚Äô 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.¬†
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!¬†
"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 -¬†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? Paintings¬†in a¬†quiet¬†museum? Stony-faced statues that stare into space? Serious art li[...]
¬†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[...]
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