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WOW! $610,000 for a coffee with Tim Cook, CEO of Apple!
Do you remember the charity auction that was going on for a coffee with Mr Tim Cook, CEO of Apple?
The auction has final[...]
No it is not what you think. Taking the two story
apartment to Mars is not the only problem
NASA is planning to bring humans for the first time to walk on Mars.
Not only tha[...]
A Chinese city is using dogs to predict earthquakes. Neighbours complain of nightly false alarms -- in the form of barking.
China is regularly hit by seismic tremors. Around 200 p[...]
US President Obama and his wife Michelle have two daughters: Malia, 14, and Sasha, 11.
And they have a unique strategy for keeping his daughters from getting tattoos: threatening [...]
Plane flies across US without fossil fuels for the first time!
Have you heard of a solar plane?
A solar plane is one that can fly in the air without the use of fossil fuels!
First Lamborghini, now Ferrari. Who will drive them?
It is quite a common sight to see the stunning fast-speed luxury Ferrari in Dubai.
But whose car is this? I bet you’d be su[...]
Steaming hot and fast to make. Sure. But just imagine-
how many cup noodles do people eat in a year?
Well, the global sales of cup noodles have reached 100 billion units annua[...]
Mr Tim Cook is the CEO of Apple computers who
make the iMAC, iPAD and iPhones. Guess how much
are people willing to pay for one hour of his time?
There is an auction going o[...]
Scientists have already brought back some extinct
animals. But how far can they go?
Imagine living with the Woolly Mammoth from Ice Age, Tasmanian dog-like “tigers”, and Gian[...]
What if somebody told you they could “read” your
dreams and even predict what you are going to dream
Since ancient times, people have been trying to understand and interp[...]
Kids Corner on Nokia Lumia
You probably just read about how Smart Phones present an interesting conundrum for parents. If not, follow this link to go to the story.
While kids [...]
From Smartphone to Smart watch? Yes!
Smartphones in the market makes it so much more convenient and easy to communicate with others at the instance. But wouldn't it be even better[...]
Living near busy streets can harm children's health!
You may find nothing wrong with living near a busy street. You can get onto the road fast, and there is so much liveliness in [...]
5 Child-Friendly Tablets
Once they have developed the dexterity to hold objects in their hands, it’s only a matter of time before your children are going to be reaching for electr[...]
"Ungoogleable": Why is Google unhappy about this word?
“Go Google it”. It is becoming a common way to ask somebody to search the net for something. This phenomenal website is th[...]
Surprising way to make use of trash!
Make electricity from trash? Yes!
Everyday, Manila’s roughly 12 million residents produce 6,000 to 8,000 tonnes of rubbish. To put that in [...]
Child Proof your phone: Kids Corner on Nokia Lumia
Children have an instant attraction to all things that can be fiddled with. With kids- if you are not attentive even for a secon[...]
Is Skimmed milk healthier for your toddlers?
There is a common belief that giving your toddler skimmed milk would reduce their risk of obesity. What's the truth around this?
Reduced environmental pollution from cars in future!
What are alternative fuels, you ask? Well first know this:
Cars produce a lot of greenhouse gases, making it one of the main [...]
Look Ma! No 3D Glasses!
Everybody loves watching 3D movies, having characters come to life right in front of you. But don’t you find the glasses a little uncomfortable at times?[...]
This movie app allows you to watch extra scenes on
your phone while watching the movie in a theater!
"Keep your cellphones switched off or on mute in cinemas" is the normal annou[...]
Visit the world’s tallest mountains in the comfort of your house!
You don't have to brave avalanches, weather and dangerous terrains to be on top of mountains anymore. Just whip[...]
Brain painting: Make a painting just by thinking!
Wouldn’t it be cool if you could just ‘think’ and create an artwork?
Nopes- it is not something out of the imagination of a mo[...]
Chatting with an astronaut in space!
On 15 March, many lucky school students had a live Questions and Answer (Q&A) session with an astronaut from space!
Musical instruments need passports to travel!
We all have a passport; the little book that we need to bring along when travelling overseas.
Now, even certain musical instru[...]
How much would this tablet for school children cost?
News Corp. - the giant media company announced that it is making a new tablet computer for schools. They say the device would [...]
Could you have a smart home in the future?
Wouldn’t it be really cool if you could just flick your wrist to surf the Internet from a big screen in the wall on your room? Or switc[...]
Teens go mobile for Internet
Dads and Moms who wonder what their teens are doing always playing around with their mobile phones- might have an answer now. What percent of teens us[...]
Samsung launches new premium 'smart' TVs
Are TVs going the smartphone way? They have been getting bigger screens and smarter brains. Read to know more:
SEOUL, Feb 19, 2013 [...]
Can PSY do better than Gangnam Style?
South Korean rapper Psy says he would release the highly-anticipated follow-up to his global hit "Gangnam Style" in April, and hold a large c[...]
You must have seen and heard street musicians play on the streets and entertain people. Sometimes also called 'buskers', these guys get on the streets and start playing music impro[...]
Family Style Lunch for students
Some schools in Philadelphia, USA, are saying Bye-bye to long lunch lines.
Instead, they are encouraging family-style eating.
Yes- it is [...]
Keeping them safe online: tips to protect your
kids online in the digital era
The Internet is one of humanity's greatest inventions, but that doesn't stop it from being a potent[...]
The Oscar Awards 2013
We covered the Oscars in pictures the last year. Last year's theme for Oscar Awards was pictures. And this year, here's a quick short summary- [...]
Insect drones are coming!
It seems like US Air Force is developing 'Insect Drones'.
These are robots- but of the size of small birds or insects meant for spying and gathering i[...]
The all new HTC One launched
HTC has launched a new smartphone - HTC One. The HTC One runs on Google's Android software. What are the other features?
Though it runs on Goog[...]
A Sony Pillow that can read your mind!
News is that Sony, the company that brought us the Walkman- (the grandfather of the iPOD, in a way), is now getting into the pillow business[...]
Temple Run 2 has become the "fastest growing mobile
game" in history. How fast?
Exciting news for gaming enthusiasts.
iPhone, Android, and Kindle users- super news on one of t[...]
Gamers, get ready for something new and exciting! It seems like you can expect two major consoles to be released by the end of the year! Watch pictures and read the short story on [...]
Would people use Facebook Gift?
Facebook users can now buy their friends something straight from Facebook for their birthdays or occasions.
Facebook recently launched[...]
DIY Fashion: The Infinity Scarf
Upcycling is a great way to get something new from an old item. This is a great way to get a trendy scarf that wont cost you anything at all.
Designer Creates Dresses
using 18,000 Elastic Bands!
An architect called Margarita Mileva has just begun Her latest creation was made from over 18,000 rubber bands!
She has [...]
Stories for kids:
Books or digital games?
We all know that The Whiz Times is a unique global platform that encourages learning about what’s happening in the real[...]
The Last Spiderman...?
The 699 adventures of Peter Parker, also known as The Amazing Spiderman, have excited comic book readers of all ages since his creation in 1962 by authors[...]
Louis Vuitton Creates
Designer Paper Dolls
The French fashion label, Louis Vuitton, has just released a new and creative way to interact with their gorgeous designs – paper do[...]
Wrapping Magic- wrap your presents like a pro
Do you hate wrapping presents? Can you never find the end of the sellotape? With this handy trick you'll never have that problem agai[...]
Tips for new year:
Use a Rainbow to make a better new year! How?
Even if you haven’t come up with a New Year’s Resolution for 2013, you can still set a few easy goals for you[...]
The text message celebrates its 20th Anniversary.
Back in 1992 on December 3 the first SMS was sent as a simple Christmas greeting, and has since become the most common way for fr[...]
Christmas Nail Art: Jingle Jangle From Your Fingers To Your Toes
The Holidays are just around the corner. So why don't you get into the Christmas spirit with some Christmas Nail A[...]
Nielsen came out with data on the “wish lists” of kids 6-12 years old. Research shows this December could be called Geeksmas. Not Christmas. Why?
The Whiz Times recently compiled [...]
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