TINY SOCCER PLAYERS
The FIFAÂ World Cup 2014 only begins on June 12, 2014. But these pint-sized soccer players sure can't wait to get some action on the soccer field! We're not sur[...]
JUST GET IT FROM THE SEA!
When navy ships go out to sea, they can stay out there for months at a time without returning to shore. Supply ships provide food, ammunition, spare part[...]
Â A WONDER SUIT
An exoskeletonsÂ is aÂ special suit that a person wears.Â ItÂ looks like something that came from the future. You may have seen such suits in science fiction movies whe[...]
Â SMALL BUT IMPORTANT
Every airplane is fitted with a black box flight recorder. While it does not help an airplane stay safe or keepÂ its passengers alive, it has a very important [...]
COULD YOUR COMPUTER BE YOUR NEW FRIEND?
Feelings can be complicated. You might not feel only one single emotion at a time. They might be times when you feel two or more emotions, [...]
PROCEED WITH CAUTION
The Ebola virus is terrifying and highly contagious. It hardly ever spares its victims and causes a lot of misery and pain. The Whiz Times has a story on the [...]
THEY TELL A STORY
Time is running out.Â The black box flight recorder from Malaysian Airlines MH370 needs to be found before its batteries run out. If this happens, the world might[...]
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[...]
HOW TEXT MESSAGES CAN SAVE LIVES
Mobile phones are frequently used to send text messages to friends and family members. These text messages are usually not urgent; they are usuall[...]
The city of Mumbai in India is one of the world's noisiest cities. Residents face non-stop honking everyday from vehicles on crowded roads. They are fed up and want [...]
FROM OLD TO NEW
A group of farmers in China has found a new hobby. It isn't something like reading, playing chess or collecting coins. It is something much bigger and heavier. I[...]
MORE THAN JUST HITTING THE BALL
When tennis rackets were first invented, they were wooden, heavy and cumbersome. Then stainless steel rackets came along, followed by aluminum, and[...]
IT MATTERS WHERE YOU LOOK
The cereal section in the supermarket may simply be a place where you pick what you want for breakfast the next day. But there may be a secret behind it.[...]
What will they think of next?
An exciting new gadget was unveiled in Japan on March 18, 2014. Blow into it and you will find out in 30 seconds if you are sick.
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[...]
LIFE-CHANGING & TIME-SAVING
Every year, CeBIT is held in Hanover, Germany. It is the world's largest computer expo. At the latest CeBIT 2014 that is being held from March 10 t[...]
PART OF SCHOOL WORK
Have you ever wished that playing games on the Microsoft Xbox Kinect would be allowed in school? For children in some schools, they are actually encouraged t[...]
A DESPERATE SEARCH
A Malaysia Airlines airplane carrying 239 passengers has gone missing. It left Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia near midnight on March 8, 2014 for Beijing, China. But abo[...]
LET THE CAR DO ALL THE WORK
Brew a cup of coffee, watch a movie or surf the Internet, all while driving a car. Isn't this against the law, or even plain unsafe? Not if you are in [...]
Ever thought of using your legs to generate electricity? Or dancing to power up light bulbs? Well, this could one day be possible, scientists say.
There is a ne[...]
Planet Earth is rich in resources. It provides so muchÂ to sustain us.Â We have lots ofÂ resources that we can use to produce energyÂ Â - fossil fuels, natural gas, wind, sun[...]
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!
Did you know that we can get energy from inside the Earth's crust?Â The Earth's crustÂ contains heat that we can use to provide energy.
The word "geothermal" co[...]
AMAZING NEW GADGETS
The Mobile World Congress was held in Barcelona, Spain from February 24-27, 2014. Over four days, visitors to the tech fair were treated to amazing new inven[...]
WE NEED THE SUN
We need the Sun for many reasons - to keep us warm, for food production, for solar energy, to help us see and to prevent our planet from hurtling out into other ga[...]
TRACKING YOUR EVERY STEP
Tracking systems are very useful. They can track people, vehicles and even pets. They are used in wireless maps to tell you exactly how to get to your d[...]
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[...]
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 [...]
WHAT A CLEVER IDEA
Venice is a city in Italy thatÂ is considered one of the most interesting and beautiful places in the world. Located on a lagoon, it is made up of 118 islands.[...]
It's not a sci-fi movie. It's real. These towering robots really do control traffic. They can even take pictures of people who break traffic rules!
YOU KNEW IT COULDN'T BE EATEN
Remember the story that The Whiz Times brought to you about a jelly doughnut rock being discovered on Mars? Well, NASA scientists at first couldn't q[...]
Many people in SingaporeÂ will hearÂ the deafening roar of airplanes flying overhead from 11 - 16 February, 2014. They will also see long white streaks of smoke in[...]
GAME DEVELOPER WANTS SIMPLE LIFE
Flappy Bird will no longer be available for download on online stores. Its creator, Nguyen Ha Dong, has decided to remove the game after announcin[...]
Excuse me, your baby's diaper needs to be changed.
One day, parents and caregivers may have an easier way to tell if they need to change their baby's diaper. Most of the time, car[...]
AN UNUSUAL RACE
Cars in many different shapes and sizes were spotted on the streets in Manila, Philippines over the last few days. They were actually part of a race to see which c[...]
NOT FOR FUN
Are the soldiers of South and North Korea having fun playing Xbox games? Certainly not.
Microsoft's Xbox gaming machine is helping to keep watch on the border. It wil[...]
NOT JUST IN SCI-FI MOVIES
In the United States, vehicles traveling on the roads will soon be able to "talk" to one another to avoid accidents. Vehicles won't be saying to each oth[...]
CONCRETE & STEEL GIANTS
The first skyscrapers were built in the United States at the end of the 19th century. Since then, architects and builders across the world have raced[...]
BIG, LOUD & LOTS OF FUN
They can soar over 100 feet into the air. They have wheels that are as tall as a grown man. When they are in motion, they growl fiercely and oh so lo[...]
DESERT PLANTS - A PROMISING NEW FUEL
Did you read our story about how desert plants could one day be a source of fuel for jet planes? It is a very promising idea and we sure hope [...]
A FERRARI BOBSLEIGH
Is Ferrari leaving the F1 to take part in the Winter Olympics? No, but they're trying to help the Italian bobsleigh team whiz their way to a gold medal!
A BRILLIANT IDEA
Aviation scientists may have found a way to use desert plants as biofuel for airplanes.
AerospaceÂ company Boeing and its research partners will start tests to fi[...]
A YUMMY-LOOKING ROCK
It's not fried or sugary, but it sure looks lipsmackingly delicious!
A strange rock that looks like a jelly doughnut has appeared on Mars, and scientists are[...]
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 [...]
SPEND YOUR VACATION ON THE MOON OR EVEN MARS!
Have you ever dreamed of going to the moon? Well, you may not have to be an astronaut to do that. Vacations in outer space could so[...]
In France, there is a special substitute studentÂ that will attend school for you if you're too sick to go to school. It's a robot that has beenÂ designed to allo[...]
JAPAN'S 3D MENUS
In Japan, restaurants often don't have English menus. Instead, some of them turn to plastic replicas of soup, rice dishes and even ice-cream to help hungry tour[...]
NOT JUST IN THE MOVIES ANYMORE
In science-fiction stories and some futuristic movies, cars can fly at the touch of a button. Well, this fantasy may very well come true soon.
A MEGA SPRING CLEANING IN SPACE
Not too long ago, The Whiz Times brought to you a story calledÂ Scientists to test "space broom".Â This special broomÂ could one day sweep up old spac[...]
NEAT TRICKS IN THE AIR
At the Bahrain International Airshow 2014 opening ceremony, crowds watched in awe as jets zipped around in the sky performing awesome stunts. They flew in f[...]
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