Edyn is all about the connected garden, not the home

As more and more people connect their homes up to the internet of things, it's no surprise that our gardening activities are set to get even smarter too. The Edyn smart garden system has just been launched as a Kickstarter project and its sensor, app and valve work together to monitor everything about your soil…

Cute Overload #2: Baby goat tries to baa

We saw this video earlier today, and it turns out baby goats (kids?) are actually ridiculously cute AND funny! The video is only 7 seconds long, and sees the goat trying his hardest to let out a baa, so if you need a chuckle this Friday afternoon, you definitely need to watch this. Post by…

5 funniest Frozen videos you need to procrastinate to NOW!

Nearly everyone's seen Frozen now, or, at least, heard Let It Go sang a billion times, so we've trawled the internet for the funniest tributes to the Disney musical for your viewing pleasure. 1) Google Translated 'Do You Want to Build a Snowman' Malinda Kathleen Reese has put the lyrics to 'Do You Want To…

Cute overload #1: Red squirrels born in Essex

We all cooed with excitement at how cute these baby red squirrels, born in Barleylands Farm, in Billericay last week, are. The kittens of the bushy-tailed rodents, which arrived at the park in July last year, are incredibly cute, and will be released into the wild when they are old enough. Usually squirrels can only…

New bike could help kids learn to ride in an afternoon

A crowdfunding campaign for a new bike that apparently helps children learn to ride in a single afternoon has launched on Kickstarter. As a child, there are few things more satisfying than finally wheeling down the road with the wind in your hair and your stabilisers in the bin. The Jyrobike has been designed to…

Why Apple gluing the smart home together with HomeKit isn't so dumb

As Apple unveils its latest smart home initiative, we look at how we could all soon be using our iPhones to bark instructions to our home. While those expecting a raft of new Apple gadgets, such as the iWatch, may have been left disappointed, for fans of home automation there was much more to cheer…

Want to be a celebrity? First, let me take a phonie!

We've had selfies, we've had belfies, and we've even had shelfies, but now there's a new craze on the web in the form of phonies. Social media photographer Dan Rubin coined the term to describe when a member of the public holds up their phone with a picture of a celebrity's face to make it…

Gangnam Style is the first YouTube video to pass 2 billion views

Chances are infectious K-pop single Gangnam Style will be etched onto all of our eardrums for the rest of eternity (we're still including it for you above anyway), but that doesn't mean it isn't still clocking up its YouTube views at a phenomenal rate. Today the tune by South Korean entertainer Psy became the first…