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November 2, 2017 4:00 PM New great ape species identified in Indonesia

Scientists who have been puzzling for years over the genetic "peculiarity" of a tiny population of orangutans in Sumatra have finally concluded that they are a new species to science. The apes in question were only reported to exist after an expedition into the remote mountain forests there in 1997. The species has been named the Tapanuli orangutan - a third 7141

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 1554

November 2, 2017 12:45 PM This Japanese company is giving employees who don't smoke 6 extra vacation days

Those quick smoke breaks some employees take for a few minutes at a time throughout the day add up, giving them extra time outside of the office than nonsmoking employees. One company in Japan, where smoking is deeply ingrained into culture, decided to do something about it. After a non-smoking employee submitted a complaint about how smoke breaks were affecting 1534

November 2, 2017 9:59 AM Company gives non-smokers additional days off to counter smoke breaks

A Japanese company is giving non-smokers one major break to make up for several smaller ones afforded their smoking employees. According to Telegraph.co.uk, the Tokyo-based marketing firm Piala Inc. is granting non-smoking employees an extra six days of paid holiday per year after those employees complained they worked more than staff who took frequent 1487

November 1, 2017 11:15 PM Is Heidi Klum’s Thriller homage her best Halloween costume yet?

SHE’S dressed as everything from Jessica Rabbit to a little old lady — but Heidi Klum stepped it up a notch with her 2017 Halloween costume. The German-born model and Project Runway host, 44, has earned her place as one of the best Halloween partygoers in the world, throwing time, energy and no small amount of money into creating more and more lavish 1237

November 1, 2017 9:00 PM Hands on: Razer Phone review

A gaming smartphone with superb speakers The Razer Phone is built for gamers thanks to its high-end specs, a silky smooth screen and powerful stereo speakers. But do gamers want a smartphone dedicated to gaming? The jury is still out for now, but the Razer Phone has the makings of a handset that could well tempt those with a passion for gaming on the go. This Android 1145

November 1, 2017 8:39 PM Many young men have ‘Kevin Spacey story’, claims Mexican actor

Roberto Cavazos recalls ‘a couple of unpleasant encounters’ with Hollywood star Accusations of inappropriate sexual behaviour against Kevin Spacey are mounting, with one actor claiming the Hollywood star routinely preyed on young men and sometimes invited them to the stage of the Old Vic for picnics. Mexican actor Roberto Cavazos said there were many young 1058

November 1, 2017 8:39 PM Other Men Come Forward With Harassment Allegations Against Kevin Spacey

London's Old Vic theater, where the actor worked for over a decade, has opened a tip line for complaints. In an interview with BuzzFeed, Rapp said that the “House of Cards” star invited him to a party and made a sexual advance toward him on a bed in the 1980s. At the time, Rapp was 14 and Spacey was 26. In response, Spacey posted a widely criticized 1011

November 1, 2017 7:05 PM Brett Ratner Joins a Sordid Club

It’s Wednesday, and if you’re sick of reading stories about sexual harassers, just imagine how sick people are of being sexually harassed. Hello from Los Angeles, where we’re telling Brett Ratner tales, counting on Thor: Ragnarok to hammer the box office, and giving the last laugh to Rose Marie. Another day, another Hollywood power player (or two) accused 1024

November 1, 2017 6:45 PM Kevin Spacey's brother alleges their father abused them as kids

The allegations leveled against Kevin Spacey have dredged up disturbing memories about his childhood — as his brother said their father was a “Nazi child rapist” who abused them for years in their “house of horrors home.” Fowler’s agent, Bonnie Soto, told the Sun: “Obviously this is not new news, but as far as this particular guy, Randy doesn’t know anything 82