Hawaii family’s 5.6-pound avocado certified as world’s largest

A Hawaiian family said they received an official certificate from Guinness World Records confirming their 5.6 pound avocado is the heaviest on record. Mark, Juliane and Loihi Pokini of Kula, on the island of Maui, said they picked the avocado from their tree in December and suspected they had a world record …

Holographic ‘Ghost Ship’ on display in Philadelphia river

 A public art installation in Philadelphia gives new meaning to the phrase “Ghost Ship” by featuring a hologram of an 18th century ship floating in the water. The Ghost Ship installation, by the Europe-based Biangle Studio, premieres Friday just off the Race Street Pier in the Delaware River. The installation uses light and water to create …

Boy, 7, has 526 teeth pulled out after complaining that his mouth hurt

Doctors have pulled out 526 teeth from a seven-year-old boy’s mouth in a world first after he complained that his mouth hurt. The boy called Ravindran, who only goes by one name, was admitted to a private hospital after suffering severe pain and swelling in his jaw. His parents, dad Parbhu, 40, …

Domino’s worker makes perfect pizza in just 27 seconds – and is fastest in Europe

Now, I’m sure if you were hungry enough you could devour a pizza in mere minutes. But how long would it take you to make one? Long-serving Domino’s team member Zagros Jaff can hand-craft a fresh pizza in just 27 seconds – which equates to 133 pizzas in an hour.

Stranger’s incredible act of kindness for adorable puppy born with six legs

A dog-owner has been left feeling “overwhelmed” by the generosity of a kind stranger. Lauren Salmon, a carer from Orpington in London, claims a kind stranger has purchased a £400 wheelchair for her 10-week-old labrador puppy, Roo. In a surprising twist, Roo was born with not four legs, but six, and while …