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[...]
Here everyone is dressed in white too!
Literally meaning âDinner in Whiteâ, 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.
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[...]
Learn to yodel from the Swiss!Â
"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[...]
WHAT A WEEK!
The past week brought lots of interesting moments and events -Â Towering Lego structures, a Prime Minister's face on sweets, a thrilling trophy cup win...
Enjoy the p[...]
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[...]
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? PaintingsÂ in aÂ quietÂ museum? Stony-faced statues that stare into space? Serious art li[...]
Â 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!
Need a break from readingÂ or doing your homework? Let your eyes rest a little. Come enjoy the coolest pictures that The Whiz Times has put together for you. We h[...]
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[...]
WHATS WRONG WITH THIS SENTENCE?
You guessed it. It's missing an apostrophe before the letter S in "WHATS". What does the apostrophe sign have to do with a battle in Britain? Why f[...]
WITH HEART & DEDICATION
Famous American heavy metal band, Metallica, will be performing in Paraguay on March 24, 2014. A very special band will be the opening act for them - t[...]
Imagine walking down the street and spotting anÂ oversized pair of sunglasses or a hugeÂ inflatable pig. You would stop to take a closer look, wouldn't you?
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LIFE ON THE LAKE
In Cambodia, there is a lake that is inhabited not just by fish and other ma[...]
THERE'S ALWAYS SOMETHING HAPPENING
As weÂ start a new week, let us look back at the past week (February 24 to March 2, 2014) to find outÂ some of the cool things that happened aroun[...]
EDIBLE MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS
Vegetables aren't for eating only, it seems. They can also be used to make music. That's certainly what the Vienna Vegetable Orchestra uses its vegeta[...]
VENICE CARNIVAL 2014 - Wonder and Fantasy Nature
What aÂ glorious event it is! The Venice Carnival is held every year in Venice, Italy. This year, the theme of the carnival is Wo[...]
The third week of February 2014 saw lots of unusualÂ events and happeningsÂ around the world. Our world is far from boring. There is always something [...]
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 [...]
AN INTERESTING END TO THE MONTH
The last week of January 2014 was certainly an interesting one. The Whiz Times brings to you a picture story of various events around the world, fr[...]
A BRIGHT & JOYOUS OCCASION
The Lunar New Year falls on January 31 and February 1, 2014. Millions of people around the world throw celebrations to welcome it. This year will be[...]
THE HORSE IS COMING
It's that time of the year again - Chinese people areÂ busy preparing to welcome the LunarÂ New Year, the most important traditional Chinese holiday. It is celeb[...]
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.[...]
A GOOD & MUDDY TIME
In Bali, Indonesia, buffalo racing is an old tradition. It takes place in the middle of a wet field where two water buffalos are attached to each other. Th[...]
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GIVE YOUR STUFFED TOYS A BREAK
Are your stuffed toys bored? If you are too busy or sick to ta[...]
WHAT A COOL WAY TO KICK OFF THE NEW YEAR!
As the holiday season comes to an end, let's take a last look at some funny pictures of New Year celebrations. Now it's time to buckle do[...]
THE WORLD GETS READY FOR 2014
People all over the world are preparing to welcome the new year 2014. Some throw lively street parties with lots of music and confetti, some eat grap[...]
THESE PICTURES WILL MAKE YOU TAKE A SECOND LOOK
As the year draws to a close, it's a good idea to look back at some of the events that took place over the last 12 months. Let's ta[...]
FEELING THE JOY
Christmas Day is almost here. It is a time for celebration, giving and reunion. People all over the world are busy preparing to celebrate Christmas Day with their [...]
RUN! THE CEILING IS COMING DOWN!
The ceiling of a famous London theatre fell on the audience during a performance on December 19, 2013. Around 80 people were hurt.
During a per[...]
JUST LIKE GIANT BUILDING BLOCKS
Somewhere in southwest England, on Salisbury Plain, there is a circle of standing stones. They are not the regular stones that you throw into the l[...]
EAST MEETS WEST IN JAPAN
Last week in Japan, children got to meet ninjas and Santa Claus. At the two-day-long Iga-Ueno Ninja Festival, thousands of visitors had the opportunity to[...]
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LEAVE THE FISH ALONE
The fishing industry in Hong Kong used to be a very lively one. But now,[...]
ART THAT POPS OUT
Art that pops out, yet doesn't ... what an interesting idea! We know it will certainly make your eyes pop though!
In Beijing, China, a Magic Art exhibition wa[...]
IT'S CHRISTMAS TIME AGAIN
Christmas is a major holiday that is celebrated by millions of people around the world.Â For Christians, itÂ is a celebration ofÂ the day that Jesus Christ [...]
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CURSIVE VERSUS KEYBOARDS
Have youÂ ever learntÂ cursive handwriting? If you have, you may be on[...]
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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[...]
AN EVENTFUL WEEK IN JAPAN
From exciting sporting events to a celebration of children ... lots of things happened in Japan last week. Watch today's slideshow to see what made for a[...]
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[...]
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