Lego products are becoming increasingly violent as toymakers engage in an "arms race" to retain children's attention in the digital age, New Zealand researchers said Monday.
Remember how Grandma used to say "Before eating rice dumplings in May, never put your winter clothes away" about the unpredictable weather of Taiwan in the springtime? Marking the start of summer each year, the Dragon Boat Festival (端午節) takes place on the fifth day of the fifth month in the lunar calendar, which happens to be June 9 this year.
A group of artists in the central French city of Lyon broke the record for the world's longest comic strip Saturday with a 1.6 kilometer-long artwork, organizers said.
A Diego Rivera painting has sold privately for US$15.7 million, setting a world record price for any Latin American work of art, Phillips auction house said Friday.
Bishop McDevitt High School student Aniya Wolf arrives with her date to Wisehaven Hall for the William Penn Senior High School's prom in York, Pennsylvania, Saturday, May 21. Wolf, barred from attending prom at her Catholic high school because she wore a suit rather than a dress, was invited by Brandon Carter, the principal of the William Penn Senior, to the school's prom.
Calligraphers and painters from mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau were conspicuously absent from an ongoing cross-strait calligraphy and painting exchange exhibition.
Actor-comedian Alan Young, who played the amiable straight man to a talking horse in the 1960s sitcom "Mister Ed," has died, a spokeswoman for the Motion Picture and Television Home said Friday. He was 96.
When Eric Ripert turned 18, he had a crisis of confidence. He was working in Paris at the famed La Tour D'Argent, a grueling first step on the journey from his childhood in the mountains of Andorra to where he is now -- one of the most admired chefs in the world, leading Manhattan's elegant Le Bernardin for more than 20 years.
Kristen Stewart says she feels "pretty good" in her own skin, but that hasn't always been the case.
Bill Cosby's wife refused to answer dozens of questions during a combative deposition in a defamation lawsuit filed by seven women who say the comedian branded them liars after they accused him of sexually assaulting them, according to a transcript released Friday.