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 cafĂ© for cat lovers opened in New York, USA last week. America's first cat cafĂ© 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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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.
PREPARING FOR KICK-OFF SEASON
Are you looking forward to the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil? Here are some pictures ofÂ some national football teams training and warming up before t[...]
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CYCLISTS IN INDIA'S BIG TRAFFIC SQUEEZE
Have you ever been in a crowded place and felt really[...]
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WHO MOVEDÂ OUR WATER?
China is a huge country. Northern China is dry and crowded but its sou[...]
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WHAT'S COOKING OIL DOING IN OUR VEHICLES ?
From the frying pan and[...]
WHAT GREAT HELP THESE ROBOTS ARE!
Robots can do so many different things. These latest robots from Japan can help farmers pick strawberries, entertain us with music and [...]
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NEED SOME VARIETY IN YOUR DIET?
Have you everÂ thought of eating insects? Well,[...]
Have you ever heard of technology that people can wear? In a fashion show that was definitely for tech whizzes, models wearing Google Glass eyewear, Pe[...]
What a Sparkler!
Could this be the world's 'greatest'Â diamond? That's what British auction group Sotheby's think about a giantÂ 118.28-carat white diamond!
HONG KONG, Septembe[...]
They Come in a Rainbow of Colours too!
AppleÂ unveiled two new iPhones yesterday the 10th of September. And one is going to be selling for as low as US$99!
The two new desig[...]
Some "Food for Thought"!
Last month in Britain, for the very first time ever,Â a beef burger wasÂ grown from meat stem cells in a test-tube! It was nicknamed the "Frankenburger"[...]
A Must-Have for all you Gadget-Geeks!
A watch that lets users make calls, receive texts and emails and take photos...this super-cool new gadget is Samsung's new Galaxy Gear sm[...]
Who's the Best?
Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer are two of the world's best tennis players. But between them, who is the best? Tough question for sure, but weÂ may know if they pl[...]
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