In Nicaragua, why are farmers catching tarantula spiders?
His corn and bean fields ravaged by drought, Nicaraguan farmer Leonel Sanchez Hernandez grudgingly found a new harvest: t[...]
It's a space first. Philae lands on comet!
The European probe Philae has made the first-ever landing on a comet, to explore the origins of the Solar System, the European Space Age[...]
Frozen poop pills advised for patients
They take some other human's poop, freeze it, put it into capsules- and ask patients to eat it to cure them.
Touchable 3D technology can help you 'feel' objects inside a
Soon enough, you will be able to touch Flappy Bird or Super Mario or even My little Ponies wh[...]
THIS ROBOT CAN SERVEÂ CUSTOMERS IN HOTEL!
If you read The Whiz Times regularly, you might already know about Robots being able to control traffic and robots that can tal[...]
How can this Tsunami Survival Capsule help save lives?
Simple. You just need to get inside this ball shaped object.
Yes. Tsunamis and other natural disasters can claim lives. [...]
A cafe with cats to play with! Ridiculous or fun?Â
Los Angeles, America.
You go to a cafe for a nice smoothy with friends. As you are enjoying your smoothy, all of a sudden, y[...]
Children walk upto their President in superhero costumes for a cause.
When efforts from grown ups fail, you can always count on children. Especially when the[...]
New Apple iPhone and a new Apple watch announced
If you were curious after reading the story about "Is Apple launching a new device?" then the wait is over.
Apple announced th[...]
A new device from Apple Computers? Shhh...It's still a secret.
Technology and gadget fans are eagerly waiting for what is the new device 'Apple computers' are going to l[...]
THEYâ€™RE MORE THAN JUST NUTS!
As the dangers of burning fossil fuels continue to resurface, the world has always been constantly researching and finding new renewable and cleaner e[...]
Here everyone is dressed in white too!
Literally meaning â€˜Dinner in Whiteâ€™, Diner En Blanc is an invite-only secret picnic that originated from France and now has spread all aro[...]
Urban Bee Keeping makes for better honey?
You might have read that the bee population has been declining throughout the world.(Click to watch another video on bee popula[...]
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 [...]
Thai Airways bans shark fin from cargo flights
Thai Airways has banned shark fin from its cargo flights.
Cargo flights are flights that take goods only and not passengers. Shark [...]
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 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 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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
KIDS COOK UP A STORM
Kids these days are becoming more adventurous. They don't only want to eat - they want to learn to cook too!
How usefulÂ it is to be able to cook. Cooking is [...]
SUCH LUCKY DOGS!
Forget about smelly biscuits in the shape of bones. Today's pampered puppiesÂ can getÂ fresh-baked goods from gourmet shops that look tasty enough for humans to eat[...]
THE PURR-FECT CAFE
The purr-fect cafÃ© for cat lovers opened in New York, USA last week. America's first cat cafÃ© gave New Yorkers a place to sip free coffee and stroke cats.
THOSE FUNNY YELLOW MEN
You can't get enough of them. They are so cute and funny! They speak in their own strange languageÂ which no one understands! But that makes us like them e[...]
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[...]
It's late and the shops are closed. Mummy says it's too late to bake, but youÂ really feel like having a sweet and yummy cupcake. You either wait until the next da[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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!
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[...]
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[...]
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 [...]
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CONCRETE & STEEL GIANTS
The first skyscrapers were built in the United States at the end [...]
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 [...]
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donut + croissant = cronut or crodough
brownie + tart = townie
donut + muffin =[...]
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[...]
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Have you ever taken a selfie? You know, those photographs that you take of yourse[...]
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DO THEÂ SHAKY SHAKY WALK
Have you seen tightrope walkers at the circus? They walk on a tight w[...]
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[...]
YOU WON'T FIND MONEY IN THIS BANK
Most people think about money when they hear the word "bank". Have you heard of something called a "food bank"? A food bank is a charitable organ[...]
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WHAT HEAVY SHOES YOU HAVE!
MORE THAN 400KG! That's the weight of Mr Zhang Fuxing's ironÂ sho[...]
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CURSIVE VERSUS KEYBOARDS
Have youÂ ever learntÂ cursive handwriting? If you have, you may be on[...]
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THE POWER OF BOOKS
Books are awesome. People read them for many reasons - to learn something,[...]
AÂ BRILLIANT IDEA
In the city of Nairobi, capital of Kenya, wonderful things happen to old flip-flops that have been thrown away. They get a new lease of life as they are turned in[...]
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ROCK MUSIC ISÂ PICKING UP IN KABUL
In a conservative society like Afghanistan, there is a stro[...]
FAMOUS WALL ART ERASED
Graffiti is words or drawings that have been made illegally on a wall or surface in a public place. Some see it as a form of art while others see it as vand[...]
COULD THIS WORD BE IN YOUR NEXTÂ SPELLING LIST?
On November 19, 2013, Oxford Dictionary named "Selfie" the new word of the year. The word is defined as "a photograph that one has t[...]
IT'S QUIZ TIME AGAIN!
Earlier this month, we posted a video on the plight of cyclists in India. Now it's time for you to dig deep into your memory to answer our quiz questions.
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