COULD ANOTHER EARTH BE OUT THERE?
European astronomers are on the hunt for another planet Earth. Could it possibly be a new home for humans?
The European Space Agency (ESA) annou[...]
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[...]
DO THEÂ SHAKY SHAKY WALK
Have you seen tightrope walkers at the circus? They walk on a tight wire high above the air using only their bodies to keep their balance. Sometimes, tig[...]
HEY! ISN'T THAT SANTA CLAUS IN THE WATER?
Santa Claus surprised visitors at some aquariums this Christmas season. It was a wonderful sight to behold - Santa swimming with sharks, [...]
Â DON'T MISS OUT ON THE LATEST NEWS!
Europe is made up of 50 countries. There's sure to be lots of news about Europe everyday. Do you know some of the latest events that happened i[...]
SPOTLIGHT ON EUROPE
In today's story, we focus on the latest happenings in Europe. They include a skiing competition, a missile launch, a high-speed train and more...
Take a lo[...]
Do you know what a protest is and how it happens? When somebody doesn't agree with a certain situation, event or rule, he or she mayÂ protest (show objection)Â by wo[...]
A TOUGH & DANGEROUS JOB
Goose barnacles are a very special Christmas treat. People pay lots of money to buy them for their juicy flesh.
It is not easy to catch them thoug[...]
WATER WATER EVERYWHERE
It has been a wet week for many countries around the world. The Whiz Times brings you pictures of how floods have affected Malaysia, Lebanon, Britain and In[...]
PASSING ON THE FLAME
The 2014 Winter Olympics will take place in Sochi, Russia, in February 2014. The countdown to this exciting event has started.
In October this year, the Ol[...]
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 [...]
PICTURES THAT WILL WOW YOU!
A huge blown-up Spidy, ships washed ashore, a river covered inÂ rainbow-coloured oil .....
The last week of November was certainly an exciting one. C[...]
WHAT AN EXPLOSION!
It must have been a real shock for the people living inÂ Jankow Przygodzki village ofÂ western Poland. On November 14, 2013,Â a gas pipeline exploded in that villa[...]
WHAT A COLOURFUL SIGHT!
Would you look at that? What fun it would be to take part in such a huge and colourful party! Lots of people dressed up in fancy costumes and wearing brigh[...]
Imagine leaving your home one day and finding the streets full of rubbish and trash bins overflowing. This is exactly what is happening in Madrid, the capital [...]
Snakes, planesÂ & ear wax!
So many things happened around the world in just one week! Find out
more in our awesome slideshow!
What a Magical Sight it would have been!
A solar eclipse is a magical thing to see. Slowly, the sun disappears and suddenly it everything is dark like it's night-time. Then our wo[...]
He Certainly Wowed the Crowds!
Most The Whiz Times readers would have heard about the popular TV talent show American Idol. Did you know there is also an Arab Idol contest? Th[...]
Life is sweet for beekeepers in Greece, but for how long?
Greece produces honey of a unique aroma and taste; Greek Honey is so unique it cannot be found in any other country. But [...]
Four sheep have got a job in Paris city!
What â€śjobâ€ť could sheep possibly have? Working in a farm to produce three bags full of wools? No, not for these sheep!
These four black[...]
Justin Bieberâ€™s pet monkey gets confiscated!
Who said celebrities get things easy all the time?
On Saturday 30 March, Canadian pop sensation Justin Bieber had his pet monkey co[...]
Pope Benedict XVI resigns as Pope- this has not happened in 600 years!
Here's a simplified news summary :
Pope Benedict XVI has said he will step down as the spiritual leade[...]
Itâ€™s Christmas time:Â Have you been good?
Itâ€™s surprising how many countries have characters who keep an eye on childrenâ€™s behavior.
Somehow, they seem to know who has been good[...]
Best Christmas Trees spotted across the Globe
It is the Christmas season, and The Whiz Times is running high quality photo showcases of the various moods of the Festive [...]
The Great Garbage Patch: Why we shouldnâ€™t litter!
The Great Pacific Garbage Patch- try scooping this out!
The Great Pacific Garbage Patch stretches from Hawaii to San[...]
The Nobel Peace Prize: And the winner is...
Strange but true: the Nobel Peace Prize was set up by the man who invented dynamite!
Alfred Nobelâ€™s explosive invention in 1867 made[...]
Sweden needs more garbage
Sweden has a big garbage problem. Not that it has too much garbage to dispose of, but rather the country is running out of garbage! In fact, it is now [...]
Oh yes! It finally happened. Someone stepped up.
Did you know about this? Read this story now to know what happened and how this happened. And yes- don't forget to show this car[...]
No more homework?
Imagine a school with no more homework? Impossible? Well, it could possibly come true in France, where President Francois Hollande is now looking at changing t[...]
Visa Changes for Students in UKÂ
Â Studying and Working in UK may be difficult for many
UK is changing its policies regarding foreign stu[...]
UK and Republic of Ireland have a history of decades of fighting
IRA was reported to be involved in the killing of Queen's Cousin and his two children
Flood warnings in England and Wales. How much is the damage?
tâ€™s certainly been raining in England. Over 50mm fell in a single day in Northeast England!
Everyone is sopping w[...]
Imagine spending 60 years doing something. How about being a Queen?
That's exactly what Queen Elizabeth II did this month of June 2012. She celebrated herÂ Diamond Jubile[...]
Did you know that even a small country like Iceland had street protests by people?
We are covering some of the street protests happening the world over. Is protesting t[...]
Nicolas Sarkozy looses French elections
Â French people make Francois Hollande the new President of France
6th May, Paris (France)
The excitement over who wou[...]
UK hits recession
Â Is the Eurozone Train coming to a screeching halt?
What a year this is turning out to be!
2011 had the [...]
Greece receives â‚¬130B from other countries to pull out of financial trouble.
Greece Bailout and economic crisis explained:
Imagine you get $30 as pocket money allowance p[...]
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