Prince Philip dead: World’s media pays tribute to ‘Queen’s shadow’

‘Farewell to the Queen’s shadow’: The world’s media unites in grief as the Duke of Edinburgh is mourned around the globe By Chris Pleasance for MailOnline Published: 13:11 BST, 9 April 2021 | Updated: 13:13 BST, 9 April 2021 The world’s media has paid tribute to Prince Philip today after it was announced the Duke … Read more

Doctors perform world’s first living donor lung transplant to Covid-19 patient in Japan

Doctors in Japan have performed the world’s first-ever living donor lung transplant on a patient with severe lung damage from Covid-19. A Japanese woman’s life was saved by the nearly 11-hour operation carried out by a medical team of 30 after her husband and son donated parts of their lungs, doctors said on Thursday.  The … Read more

Woman who had the world’s longest finger nails cuts them off after nearly 30 YEARS

A woman who held the Guinness World Record for the world’s longest fingernails has cut them short after almost 30 years of growing. Ayanna Williams from Houston, Texas, entered the Guinness World Records in 2017, for the ‘longest nails on a pair of hands’.  At the time, her nails measured a combined 18ft in length. … Read more

Jeff Bezos tops world’s wealthiest chart for fourth year followed by Musk and new addition Kim K.

Forbes’ annual world’s billionaires list includes a record-breaking 2,755 billionaires, with Inc founder Jeff Bezos topping it for the fourth consecutive year, the media company said on Tuesday. The ranks of the ultra-wealthy are expanding after a year in which the coronavirus pandemic upended world economies and threatened the livelihoods of people across the … Read more

US crew has reaches the World’s deepest ever shipwreck USS Johnston at 21,180ft 

The deepest ever shipwreck has now been fully mapped and filmed after a US crew was able to reach the site at 21,180ft in the Philippine Sea.  The WWII destroyer USS Johnston was annihilated 75 years ago in the Pacific during the largest naval battle in history, sinking nearly four miles to the bottom of the ocean.  … Read more

World’s first wireless brain-computer interface is successfully tested on the human brain

The first wireless brain-computer interface (BCI) system is not only giving people with paralysis the ability to type on computer screens with their minds, but the innovation is also giving them freedom to do so anywhere. Traditional BCIs are tethered to a large transmitter with long cables, but a team from Brown University has cut … Read more

Daniel Craig looks WORLDS away from 007 role as he makes cameo in Heartbeat back in 1993

His hugely successful acting career was given an immeasurable boost when he landed the coveted role of James Bond some 15 years ago. But Daniel Craig also made an appearance in a classic British TV favourite in the early stages of his career, when he starred in an episode of series Heartbeat back in 1993. … Read more

‘World’s biggest’ video game cheating operation is busted

‘World’s biggest’ video game cheating operation that made £55million selling hacks for games such as Call Of Duty is smashed by Chinese police The so-called Chicken Drumstick ring offered gaming cheats around the world Gamers paid up to £145 a month to get access to the specially-designed hacks Chinese police say they busted the ring … Read more

World’s oldest wooden statue is TWICE as old as Stonehenge

A wooden statue discovered in Russia in 1890 is more ancient than previously thought, making it twice as old as Stonehenge, researchers claim. The Shigir Idol was first discovered by Russian gold miners who stumbled upon the large object in the Shigir peat bog 62 miles north of Yekaterinburg. Radiocarbon dating from the 1990s placed … Read more

World’s biggest canvas painting, the 17,000 sq ft ‘Journey of Humanity’, sells for $62million

The world’s largest canvas painting has sold for £45 million at auction in Dubai.   The ‘Journey of Humanity’ by British artist Sacha Jafri is split into 70 framed sections spanning 17,176 sq ft – equivalent to six tennis courts.  Andre Abdoune, a French national residing in the UAE, bought all 70 segments on Tuesday at an … Read more