Designated Survivor Saved! Netflix Rescues Axed Kiefer Sutherland Drama

It appears there has been a recount! As foreshadowed by our August 13 Blind Item, the Kiefer Sutherland drama Designated Survivor — cancelled last May at ABC — has been resurrected by Netflix, with the streamer ordering a 10-episode Season 3. Netflix confirmed the news late Wednesday, while also announcing that Neal Baer (Law & Order: SVU, […]

Frozen 'DRAG QUEEN Elsa' rescues police van in blizzard then curtseys! 5 MILLION views

Well, the cold never bothered him anyway. Millions of views and hundreds of thousands of shares have made a man in an Elsa dress world famous in just 24 hours. Jason Triplett was at a bar in Boston wearing the Frozen costume as a joke to amuse his friends, after the city was hit by […]

Samsung rescues data-saving mobile browser Opera Max and relaunches it as Samsung Max

Samsung has rescued Opera Software’s Opera Max data-saving, privacy-protecting Android browser app from oblivion and relaunched it today as Samsung Max. Norwegian tech company Opera, which first became known for its desktop browser when it launched in 1995, has offered mobile browser apps across various platforms for years. But in 2014, it launched the standalone […]

Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho praises Paul Pogba as David de Gea rescues dull Reds

After being left out of the starting XI by Mourinho, Pogba was called into action early in the first half when Ander Herrera was forced off with an injury. And alongside Nemanja Matic and youngster Scott McTominay, the 24-year-old was under the cosh for much of the game as Sevilla searched for a first-leg advantage. […]

A randomly generated, totally novel enzyme rescues mutant bacteria

Enlarge / Colorized scanning electron micrograph of Escherichia coli (E. coli), grown in culture and adhered to a cover slip. (credit: NIAID / Flickr) Proteins are chains of amino acids, and each link in the chain can hold any one of the 20 amino acids that life relies on. If you were to pick each […]

Man City 1 – Everton 1: Wayne Rooney goads hosts but Raheem Sterling rescues point

Rooney, so often Manchester City’s scourge in his Old Trafford days, looked as if he would do it again. He passed another notable career milestone with his 200th Premier League goal, joining Alan Shearer in a select club, to give Ronald Koeman’s team a first-half lead. It looked an even more uphill struggle for City […]

3 NGOs suspend migrant rescues over ‘threats’ from Libya

Three NGOs have suspended migrant search and rescue operations in the Mediterranean citing threats from the Libyan Coast Guard, leaving what they describe as a “deadly gap” in the area. Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said it would suspend search and rescue activity of its ship, ‘Prudence,’ saying on Saturday that the vessel would cease operations […]

England U21 0 Sweden U21 0: Jordan Pickford rescues Three Lions with penalty save

Everton’s £30million man celebrated his big-money move from Sunderland by saving an 82nd-minute penalty from Linas Wahlqvist to rescue a point in England’s Group A opener. He was the perfect man to rain on Sweden’s parade after they had refused to allow the pitch to be watered prior to kick off, claiming it would give […]

Scotland 2 – England 2: Harry Kane rescues Three Lions after Leigh Griffiths wonder goals

GETTY Harry Kane scored for England after Leigh Griffiths’ (left) stunning double As Kane said afterwards: “An amazing end” to what had been a pretty dire affair. Griffiths had seemed to write his name in Scottish history with two stunning free kick goals in four that sent a nation wild with joy. But as the […]