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[...]
BRRR! IT'S TOO COLD!
It's struggling to stay alive. Unable to move, it suffers from chills in the bitter, unforgiving cold. There is not enough insulation to keep it warm and hope[...]
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!
SUPER SPECIAL PIZZAS
Francesco's Pizzeria, a pizza restaurant in Mumbai, India has regular pizzas like pepperoni, chicken tikka and vegetarian. But it has a new item on it[...]
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[...]
WHAT WERE THEY THINKING?
People are calling it "tragically comical" and"mind-boggling". Some are upset that so much money has been wasted. How could such a mistake have happened?
NO MORE TOTAL DARKNESS
Can you imagine passing your nights in total darkness once the sun setsÂ and relying only on moonlight, candlelight or oil lamps? That was what most people l[...]
WHAT AN EVENTFUL WEEK
OOPS! This rocket didn't make it to space.
A Russian rocket carrying its most advanced communication satellite to date fell back [...]
JUST LIKE IN A SCI-FI MOVIE!
It was a usual day at the Google campus in Mountain View, California USA. A white Lexus with a strange-looking whirling gadget on top of it travelle[...]
EDUCATIONAL & FUN
A new mobile game for children hasÂ become very popularÂ in Thailand. Just a few weeks after its launch in January 2014, it was the most downloaded educational[...]
WHAT A BIRD SEES
Have you ever stood in a crowd and craned your neck to see what's ahead of you? How about standing on tippy toes to catch a glance of what's happening in front of[...]
GIVE THIS QUIZ A SPIN!
Hey, have you seen our stories on tornadoes? They are one of the worst kinds of weather anyone would want to experience. Nobody would ever want to be caught[...]
AND SO MUCH TO SHARE TOO!
There is always soÂ much to learn about the world we live in. How onÂ earth are we ever going to know everything? Well, we don'tÂ haveÂ to know everything be[...]
TRY THIS WACKY IDEA!
There may be times when you just don't feel like showing people how you really feel, or can't be bothered to do so. What can you do?
A scientist in Japan has[...]
LIKE A ROCKET
This country has the world's largest population. It also has the longest bridge in the world. It is home to the world's top players in men's and women's table tennis[...]
How do you eat unshelled nuts? Easy - remove the shells, eat the nuts and throw the shells away. Well, do you know that you are actually throwing away a source of [...]
A SUPER QUIZ
Have you been reading The Whiz Times regularly? Today's Whiz Quiz will test you onÂ a wide range of topics. Those of you who have been reading our stories everyday wou[...]
LOOK TO THE SKIES
In more developed parts of the world, the Internet may be such a common thing that we can't imagine life without it. We use it almost everyday to look for inform[...]
Every one is compromised. If you are reading this online, you are probably affected too. Read how:
A weakness in Internet services is exploited by one of the biggest security th[...]
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 [...]
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WHAT A CLEVER IDEA
Venice is a city in Italy thatÂ is considered one of the most interesting a[...]
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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[...]
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