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November 2, 2017 2:15 PM Cosmic rays reveal mysterious void in Egypt's Great Pyramid

High above Egypt and everywhere else, cosmic rays bombard the atmosphere. The rays consist mostly of hydrogen nuclei, but they finish their interstellar journey with a bang, splitting into a shower of smaller elementary particles when they hit the sky. Negatively charged particles called muons wink into existence and out again within millionths of a second 3905

October 31, 2017 2:02 PM Kevin Spacey: Special Emmy award withdrawn after assault allegations

Kevin Spacey has been dropped as the recipient of a special Emmy award he was due to receive next month. The International TV Academy said in a statement that it was withdrawing the International Emmy Founders Award "in light of recent events". Responding to the allegations, Spacey said he was "beyond horrified" but did not remember the encounter 160

October 31, 2017 8:52 AM The Old Vic theatre responds to Kevin Spacey allegation

A spokeswoman said no complaints were made against the actor while he was artistic director there. The actor was at the helm of the famous London theatre from 2003 until he was succeeded by Matthew Warchus in 2015. A spokeswoman for the Old Vic told the Press Association that no complaints were made against the House Of Cards star while he was there 149

October 30, 2017 8:35 PM ‘House of Cards’ canceled as fallout continues for Spacey

NEW YORK — The fallout facing Kevin Spacey widened Monday following an accusation that he allegedly made sexual advances on a teen boy, with Netflix pulling the plug on his hit show “House of Cards” and “deeply troubled” producers of the political thriller arriving on set to comfort cast mates. Executives from Netflix and the show’s producer, Media Rights 170

October 30, 2017 5:42 AM Today in Entertainment: Simon Cowell back home after brief hospitalization; Rose McGowan delivers fiery speech at inaugural Women's Convention

Kevin Spacey apologizes to Anthony Rapp for alleged sexual advance and says he chooses 'now to live as a gay man' Kevin Spacey on Sunday evening issued a public apology to "Star Trek: Discovery" actor Anthony Rapp, who claimed that the "American Beauty" Oscar winner made an unwanted sexual advance on him in 1986. Rapp was 14 years old at the time. Spacey 135

October 30, 2017 3:01 AM Real Madrid lose in troubled Catalonia

GIRONA – Real Madrid suffered a backlash on the field rather than from an expected hostile atmosphere amid political turmoil in Catalonia as they slumped to a shock 2-1 defeat at Girona on Sunday. Goals from Cristhian Stuani and Portu in four second-half minutes cancelled out Isco's opener for Madrid as Real fell eight points behind La Liga leaders Barcelona 151

October 27, 2017 2:27 PM Astronomers Race to Study a Mystery Object From Outside Our Solar System

Sync your calendar with the solar system Scientists around the world are watching its journey, hoping to glean as much information as they can before it gets too far away. “We are just scrambling right now to secure big telescope time, prepare our observations and download the data,” said Karen Meech, an astronomer at the University of Hawaii Institute 166

October 26, 2017 5:27 AM Factors to watch on October 26

SAFRICA-MARKETS/FACTORS:South African Markets - Factors to watch on October 26 The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect South African markets on Thursday. The rand dropped to a 10-month low on Wednesday after Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba flagged weaker growth 162

October 26, 2017 5:08 AM The cost of surviving illness – your biggest lifetime expense?

AS this is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, I thought it appropriate to speak about Severe Illness Cover and how it can impact when one is affected by cancer. With one in every 26 women affected by breast cancer the most prevalent female cancer (cancer is NOT gender-based as men also get breast cancer). The National Cancer Registry (NCR), a specialised 132

October 26, 2017 2:06 AM ‘Stranger Things’ goes deeper in season two

Unexpectedly, “Stranger Things” captured America’s collective fancy last summer. The science fiction drama triggered conversations on the Upside Down that went round and round, countless PR sightings of the then-unknown cast of too-adorable kids, and a kitschy call for justice for the loyal, forgotten, and, alas, quite dead Barb, the show’s beloved fringe 137