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Electronic vehicles becoming a trend
Hong Kong saw its first electric taxi hit the streets on Saturday in a step towards reducing the city's high levels of roadside pollution.
Cyber bank robbers strike US!
This was no ordinary robbery. This was not something you would have seen in a thrilling action movie, yet. Well, the robbers did not even have a nee[...]
Hurrah! A New material that soak up oil spills!
Don’t you just hate the sight of oil layering over seas, polluting water?
Not only are they unsightly, they take away the live[...]
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!
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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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!
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 [...]
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[...]
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[...]
Machines going to the outer space from earth, looking for asteroids with Gold and platinum deposits, catching them and bringing them back to earth.
No, this isn't science fictio[...]
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[...]
We are actually living inside Super computers!
Scientists think the Universe is actually a game being played inside super computers!!
All of us might have been fooled all alo[...]
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[...]
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 [...]
Robot Boy Joins The Class
In New York, United States, a 7 year old boy cannot go to school because he is sick. A robot comes to the rescue.
Why would a robot need to go to scho[...]
World Wonders Project by Google Cultural Institute
Check out the 360-degree view of the breathtaking world wonders!
o you want to travel the world?[...]
Angry Birds Star Wars
There are those who are a bit sniffy about Angry Birds, but you can’t deny the popularity of the first five games.
The question is: Has the Star Wars empi[...]
Early Christmas for Tech whizzes
Do you love tech gadgets? Are you on the lookout for the latest robotic toys and secretly eye your dad's iPad and your mum's smart-phone?
The Whiz News This week video for the 2nd Week of October 2012.
Fun and wholesome news for kids and the entire family!
(All videos from YouTube on The Whiz Times are in Pri[...]
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The Whiz News This week video for the second Week of September 2012. Fun and wholesome news for kids and the entire family!
Want to get more such fun videos? For loads of inform[...]
Amazing edu apps for kids
The iPhone 5 has been announced. And with that, many of us want to know about the Apps on the iPhone- especially edu apps that are relevant for kids and [...]
Hey Digital Kids, What's the worst part about School Holidays?What did you say? Going back to school?
Worry not. We have a little surprise to take a little pain off. Now, woul[...]
The first man ever to walk on the moon, died on Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012
American Astronaut Neil Armstrong was one of the most famous astronauts ever. As the first man to s[...]
The Whiz News This week video for the 4th Week of August 2012. Fun and wholesome news for kids and the entire family!
*Robot released in Ocean to study Sharks
When you go in to the bathroom and flush before you come out, do you ever think about how lucky you are? Probably not.
As someone who has the privilege [...]
3 million children in the US are addicted to online or digital games!
Actually, Yes Way!
And Boys are 4 times as likely as girls to show symptoms of addiction.
Tokyo has an international robot show every year.
his is the show that unveils the most technologically advanced toys- robots that are becoming more and more like the real thing[...]
Some mobile phones have such good camera functions that you could make a movie out of it!
Which smartphones could you use for making movies?
A robot car, also called a Rover was sent by Space Research agency NASA into the space. There it captured beautiful panoramic images and sent them back to earth. Here's t[...]
Wouldn't it be amazing if you could go online by wearing a pair of glasses? That is what Google's Google Project Glass is about! Put on a pair of glasses and information will liter[...]
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