Voicing choice, novels whose heroes refuse to be stereotyped

***** Old Baggage by Lissa Evans (Doubleday, £14.99)  It is 1928 and former suffragette Mattie lives in Hampstead with her friend, Florrie Lee, known as The Flea. Mattie is 58, unmarried, writes a column for the Hampstead & Highgate Express and gives lectures on her days of political campaigning to halls of disengaged audiences. She interferes […]

This $70 WiFi router is the perfect choice for people who live in small apartments — plus it has plenty of features usually reserved for pricier options

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.  TP-Link Traditional WiFi routers are usually hard to set up and manage, which makes them a lot harder to recommend than modern, mesh routers, which are smarter and […]

Hand-Drawn RPG ‘Nepenthe’ Offers Moral Choice With Each Battle

Nepenthe, on top of having a charming look reminiscent of all of the made-up video games I’d scribble in the margins of my homework at school when I was a kid, offers moral choice with its combat, letting players work toward saving the monsters and troublemakers that mean to thump them on the head. You […]

Britain’s Got Talent 2018: Alesha Dixon sends fans into meltdown over THIS outfit choice

The Britain’s Got Talent  live semi-finals come to an end this evening and the judges made sure they dressed to impress. Amanda Holden stunned in a nearly-naked sheer dress, which was decorated with floral embellishment on her bust. They were also strategically placed to cover her private parts as she walked out onto the stage. […]

Most popular honeymoon spots in the world featuring Meghan and Kate's destination choice

Choosing a honeymoon destination can be a tricky business when looking for a romantic country for newlyweds to spend some time in. New research has revealed some of the most popular destinations that have been chosen to find the top honeymoon countries. Hillier Jewellers found, by analysing 10,000 images from Instagram, which locations are the […]

Steve Hocking has ‘no choice but to appeal’

Video Steve Hocking has ‘no choice but to appeal’1:06 AFL: AFL 360’s Gerald Whateley explains his confusion over the touching of umpires, and Steve Hocking’s options mocing forward. May 15th 2018 2 minutes ago /display/newscorpaustralia.com/Web/NewsNetwork/Sport news and galleries/AFL/ AFL Advertiser AFL Round 9 preview5:05 May 15th 2018 7 hours ago /display/newscorpaustralia.com/Web/NewsNetwork/Sport news and galleries/AFL/ Walls […]

The Walking Dead season 8 spoilers: Morgan moving to Fear the Walking Dead was ‘a choice’

Bringing an end to a major character in The Walking Dead usually means being brutally eaten by a walker, or getting beaten to death with a barbed-wire clad baseball bat. But Morgan (played by Lennie) has been granted a second chance, as it was revealed on the talk show Talking Dead that he will be […]

The choice of a boss for the New York Fed ends in a familiar way

John Williams: a neutral answer THE president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York is perhaps the second most important person in America’s financial hierarchy, behind only the chairman of the Federal Reserve. Unlike the presidents of the other regional Reserve Banks, he sits permanently on the committee in Washington, DC that sets interest […]

Jesus Christ Superstar Live: About That Unique Crucifixion Choice

At the darkest moment in Sunday’s Jesus Christ Superstar Live, production designer Jason Ardizzone-West found a way to sneak in a little light. As John Legend’s Jesus was strung up and crucified at the end of Jesus’ trials and tribulations, he ascended into — and then disappeared into — a cross made of light. (Nice counterpoint to […]

Kids' Choice Awards: Stranger Things Among 2018 TV Winners

The Kids’ Choice Awards were held on Saturday evening, where Netflix’s Stranger Things took home not one, but two orange blimps, including Favorite TV Show. RELATEDStranger Things: 7 Things We Want — No, Make That Need — From Season 3 Host John Cena also took a moment to address the gun control protests at the top of the show, […]