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 …

Gene editing can make fruit flies into ‘monarch flies’

Only three molecular changes are needed for fruit flies to digest milkweed toxins. Gene-edited fruit flies have gained some of monarch butterflies’ superpowers — specifically, the ability to digest milkweed toxins and become poisonous to predators. Making just three genetic changes turned regular fruit flies into “monarch flies,” able to withstand plant …

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 …