Bindi- the jungle girl gets an award
Remember, Bindi the jungle girl?
Bindi Irwin is the daughter of late Steve Irwin, who was also known as the 'Crocodile Hunter' because of [...]
First woman President of Brazil re-elected
Brazilians re-elected existing President Dilma Rousseff as the President, in fresh elections.
President Rousseff is Brazil's first w[...]
Ni Hao! Says Chinese speaking Mark Zuckerberg
Students of Tsinghua University in China got a pleasant surprise when Mr. Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of Facebook, came [...]
Two Whiz people- a 17 year old and a 60 year old are the
Nobel Peace Prize 2014 winners
The Nobel Peace Prize 2014 winners were announced yesterday!
Who is the winne[...]
French writer wins Nobel Prize for literature
Patrick Modiano, a French novelist won the much awaited Nobel Prize for Literature for 2014.Mr Modiano is known mostly for [...]
Meet these Whiz people- the announced Nobel Prize winners of 2014
Nobel Prizes for 2014 are being announced. While the Nobel Peace Prize is yet to be announced, you can read about[...]
You have read about these possible Nobel Peace Prize
winners on The Whiz Times
It is the Nobel Prize season once more. Every year, people who have made a significant co[...]
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[...]
You won't believe what was the prize trophy made out of!
On 17th September 2014, New York was chosen as the winner of the ‚ÄėMost Vegan-Friendly City‚Äô among all of the states and [...]
HOW DOES IT FEEL LIKE TO BE IN PRISON?
With an aim to remind people to never break the law and be good citizens, a prison themed restaurant has opened up in Tianjin, China.¬†
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 [...]
Lord Richard Attenborough passes away
British director and actor Lord Richard Attenborough has died aged 90 passed away on August 24, 2014 after a sparkling career spanning six de[...]
His dad was a racer too!
August 19, 2014: Sixteen-year-old Max Verstappen will become the youngest driver in Formula One history in the next racing season!
The Dutch teenager, [...]
Tennis star in Singapore to promote tennis
Once you are an achiever, you are always looked up to.
Yes, even if you drink the humble coconut water, people still foll[...]
This prize is also known as the Nobel Prize of maths
Maryam Mirzakhani, a mathematician and Professor has become the first woman to win the 'Fields Medal'.
Will be the next President of Indonesia
Indonesia is the world's third largest democracy, after India and the United States of America.
They recently went through a l[...]
Just a few minutes ago- Petra Kvitova defeated Eugene Bouchard to win Wimbledon 2014 tournament.
Watch the story in pictures below.
Did you read the story on Wimbledon before[...]
She is talented, smart, hard working and young
With all this, could she win the 2014 Wimbledon tennis tournament?
All eyes are on Canadian Eugenie Bouchard, who many [...]
World's best F1 Car racing champion wakes up after months of
being unconscious after an accident
Did you read the story about champion racer Michael Schumacher being hu[...]
¬†World leaders love sports too!
The FIFA World cup in Brazil will be attended by top leaders from various countries. And why not? After all, it is one of the biggest spo[...]
Big news- the world has two new Prime Ministers- both¬†in Asia
Two Prime Ministers- both from Asia, have been sworn-in. But both have been very different from each other.¬†
IT WON'T BE CHEAP!
If you are looking for somewhere to stay in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, during the World Cup, you may be able to stay in a very special house. Former football star [...]
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[...]
A TALENT UNCOVERED
23 years ago in Australia, Judy was told that her three-year-old son, Tim Smart, would never talk, go to school or feel real love for her. His doctor had told h[...]
HOW IS THAT POSSIBLE?
The "newest" oldest person in the world¬†may have¬†just been found! She is 116 years old, lives in Peru and may have beaten the previous "oldest person" record[...]
BUT THEY ARE FOR DISPLAY ONLY
What do you do with chocolate? You would probably pop it into your mouth and¬†eat it, right? Well,¬†not Mr Patrick Roger.¬†He¬†is no ordinary chocolatier[...]
A VERY IMPORTANT GUEST
Guess who's going on a tour in the Far East? It's a very important man. Some say he is the most powerful man in the world. Wherever he goes, he is surrounde[...]
THEY DIDN'T FIND IT FUNNY AT ALL
A hairdresser in London, Britain wanted to attract more customers to his salon, so he put up a cheeky advertisement. And boy, did it attract atten[...]
HE HAS 22 OLYMPIC MEDALS!
While the great swimmer Ian Thorpe is no longer able to swim competitively, another great swimmer is planning to go back into the pool. He has won 22 Oly[...]
On December 29, 2013, retired Formula One champion Michael Schumacher was badly hurt while skiing in France. He had slammed his head hard on a rock and injured h[...]
Great Australian swimmer, Ian Thorpe, has been unlucky lately. First, he broke his shoulder when he fell a few months ago. Then he went for operations to correct his shou[...]
The year was 1913. A young man from Germany was taking a nature hike when he decided to throw a bottle into the Baltic Sea. His name was Richard Platz, the son o[...]
HE FLEW A LONG WAY!
What an exciting life baby Prince George must lead! The precious eight-month-old baby of Britain's Prince William and Duchess Kate went on his first official t[...]
SHE NEEDS A BREAK
It was unexpected and shocking. The tennis match was between the world's number one and number 78. Serena Williams was expected to win the match. After all, she [...]
THESE WON'T CRUMPLE EASILY
Mr Shigeru Ban of Japan likes to make houses. He uses cardboard tubes, bamboo, fabrics and recycled materials. Why doesn't he use bricks, cement or stee[...]
NOT HIS TWIN BROTHER
People usually take a second look at him to make sure their eyes are not playing tricks on them. The man is chubby, has a round face and a similar haircut. Bu[...]
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 her¬†[...]
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:
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 Valentine‚Äôs Day, the day you can give a flower or some cookies to your friends or family to show them they are[...]
HE ATE TURTLES, BIRDS & FISH TO SURVIVE
In¬†December 2012, Jose Salvador Albarengo set sail from Mexico and¬†drifted at sea for the next 13 months.¬†He was found on January 30, 2[...]
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.
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.[...]
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[...]
KEEPING THEIR FINGERS CROSSED
Family, friends, fans and doctors of retired seven-time German Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher have been keeping their fingers. Schumac[...]
THEY AREN'T ALWAYS SO SERIOUS, YOU KNOW?
Leading a country is a very serious and important job. Presidents and Prime Ministers have to be very careful about what they say. But who[...]
HE COULDN'T RUN FOREVER
Did you enjoy reading about Ronnie Biggs, the "Great Train Robber" who passed away on December 18, 2013?
We have prepared a quiz for you based on the f[...]
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DO THE¬†SHAKY SHAKY WALK
Have you seen tightrope walkers at the circus? They walk on a tight w[...]
THE END OF AN EVENTFUL LIFE
Ronnie Biggs, the "Great Train Robber", passed away on December 18, 2013. He was 84 years old. Biggs had suffered a series of strokes in recent years.
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[...]
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