Fewer sex toys contain dangerous chemicals than children's toys, a Swedish inspection authority said in a report published on Monday.
Male and female styles mixed with U.S. television and music stars at Paris Fashion Week on Sunday for the final installment of fall-winter menswear shows as the City of Light prepares to notch up a gear for Monday's couture week. Here are the highlights:
Malaysia's Kean Chuan Yap competes during the Pastries World Cup final as part of the Catering and Food International Show in Chassieu, outside Lyon, Sunday, Jan. 22.
A team of Ugandan engineers has invented a "smart jacket" that diagnoses pneumonia faster than a doctor, offering hope against a disease which kills more children worldwide than any other.
In addition to the official Taiwan Lantern Festival (臺灣燈會), which is held in a new location each year, there are many celebrations across the island that use elements unique to their regions to put a special spin on the event.
Despite their tiny size, ants are sophisticated navigators that can find their way even while walking backwards, and these skills could help inspire better robots, scientists say.
Feminist actress, author and activist Marlo Thomas, who broke TV barriers in "That Girl," will not be at the Women's March on Washington. She'll be too busy with a new way she hopes to empower women -- clothes.
Humans exterminated an array of weird and wonderful Australian creatures within only 4,000 years of arriving on the continent, according to a study published Friday that shifted blame away from climate change.
Travel, trekking and urban exploration defined Thursday's installment of Paris Menswear Week. And did someone mention celebrities?
Scientists who study patterns of natural shifts in the Earth's climate said Thursday they have uncovered a "worrisome" signal that major sea level rise could be on the way.