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This company taps the Internet of Things to give caregivers of the elderly peace of mind

This company taps the Internet of Things to give caregivers of the elderly peace of mind There are currently 3 million UK citizens tasked with a seemingly impossible juggling act every day: Balancing a full-time job with caregiving responsibilities.Eventually, the app may also pair with a variety of smart-home devices to provide a more robust activity profile.

UK bans laptops and big smartphones on airlines from 6 countries

UK bans laptops and big smartphones on airlines from 6 countries The government has announced a cabin luggage ban on most electronics from six Middle Eastern and African countries, saying the measure was "necessary, effective and proportionate".The instructions, which cover phones, laptops or tablets larger than 16 cm in length, 9.

Parents everywhere are freaking out about the electronics ban on flights

Parents everywhere are freaking out about the electronics ban on flights Now, with new restrictions banning the use of laptops and tablets on many flights into the U.and UK, parents are freaking out on Twitter.

Man instantly regrets taking retired racehorse for gentle countryside trot

Man instantly regrets taking retired racehorse for gentle countryside trot These are just some of the gloriously panicked sounds made by the man filming the video above, as he desperately attempts to stop his retired racehorse Shamrock from reliving his glory days on the track."Shamrock is a retired racehorse," wrote rider Nick Bull in the YouTube description.

This train-themed marriage proposal will probably make your heart burst

This train-themed marriage proposal will probably make your heart burst There's something uniquely sentimental and nostalgic about revisiting the place you first met your partner so planning a proposal there seems like the next logical step - even if that place was a train station.Commuters shared a bit of their fellow commuter's excitement while passing through Glasgow Central train station on Saturday evening when a man named Craig arranged a very special message to be displayed on the Special Notices board for his girlfriend Linsay.

A shop in Wales is selling chocolate orange and lettuce sandwiches for a very nice reason

A shop in Wales is selling chocolate orange and lettuce sandwiches for a very nice reason But, Wales could be about to add another gastronomic gem to its list of national dishes — a Terry's Chocolate Orange and lettuce baguette.The sandwich is the brainchild of Phil Daly who runs Channings Newsstand in Cardiff, Wales, who seems to be running a series of sandwich experiments featuring some pretty unusual ingredients.

This startup is turning waste plastic into the very roads we use every day

This startup is turning waste plastic into the very roads we use every day It’s a problem that Scottish startup MacRebur is taking on one mile at a time.Both potholes and waste plastic are potentially hazardous - uneven road surfaces increase the likelihood of road accidents, whereas plastic lying dormant in landfill sites is harmful to our environment.

J.K. Rowling tweets heartwarming message in the wake of the London terror attack

J.K. Rowling tweets heartwarming message in the wake of the London terror attack In the aftermath of the London terror attack which has left four people dead and many more injured, people have been sharing messages of hope and defiance on Twitter.J.

James Corden shares a heartfelt message of solidarity with London after terror attack

James Corden shares a heartfelt message of solidarity with London after terror attack James Corden had a heartfelt message of love and solidarity for his hometown of London last night.In the video above, the London native took a few moments out of the Late Late Show program to record a message for his British viewers.

These powerful London Underground signs are going viral

These powerful London Underground signs are going viral On the morning after the attack that left four dead and many injured in Britain's capital, Londoners were met with messages of hope on their morning commute.At many Tube stations across the city, it's tradition to write a "thought of the day" on whiteboards inside the station.

This mum's well-meaning WhatsApp fail may be the greatest of all time

This mum's well-meaning WhatsApp fail may be the greatest of all time When you're getting to grips with new technology or testing out a freshly downloaded app, mistakes can happen.No one knows this better than anyone who's ever received a bungled attempt at communication from a parent or a grandparent.

Boiled eggs - yes, eggs - are the latest beauty trick

Boiled eggs - yes, eggs - are the latest beauty trick Lately we've seen just about every household object turned into a makeshift beauty blender, from condoms to kitchen sponges.But, one beauty blogger has taken things to a whole new level by bringing food into the equation by using a hard boiled egg.

James Corden shows his true colors in a hilarious behind the scenes mockumentary

James Corden shows his true colors in a hilarious behind the scenes mockumentary The friendly, upbeat late night host James Corden doesn't seem difficult to work with, but this video of life behind the scenes of the Late Late Show would suggest otherwise.In the video above, Corden takes us through a Hugh Grant pitch meeting and it's awkward from the get go.

Youngest Ed Sheeran fan immediately stops crying at sound of 'Shape of You'

Youngest Ed Sheeran fan immediately stops crying at sound of 'Shape of You' His music resonates with people of all ages, even the young as is evident in the case of baby Gracie.Gareth Nye took to Twitter to share a video of his infant daughter crying in her bouncer.

Oh hell yes: Tom Hardy has been spotted filming 'Peaky Blinders' Season 4

Oh hell yes: Tom Hardy has been spotted filming 'Peaky Blinders' Season 4 The hype surrounding Peaky Blinders Season 4 is quickly picking up steam.Following on from the behind-the-scenes photos that did the rounds on Twitter earlier in the week, there have now been even more pictures of the new Season being filmed — and they may be the sweetest of all.

Millennials can't shut up about sex, blame the internet

Millennials can't shut up about sex, blame the internet I'm a millennial and I can't stop oversharing about my sex life.And, while I hate to point the finger, I blame social media.

From backyard to billions: This startup is leading the game in fantasy sports

From backyard to billions: This startup is leading the game in fantasy sports There’s a Scottish startup that’s been making waves in the US fantasy sports space, and its eye is now firmly set on changing the fantasy football game in the UK.The company got its start back at 2009’s South by SouthWest interactive festival in Texas, where its five co-founders came up with the idea of daily fantasy football during a backyard brainstorm.

Adele freaks out mid-concert when a beetle decides it wants a better seat

Adele freaks out mid-concert when a beetle decides it wants a better seat In the middle of her Auckland concert, a beetle crawled onto the the singer's leg.After frantically getting rid of the insect, Adele curled into the fetal position in a fit of laughter.

The World Cup of Biscuits 2017 is here and it's so British it hurts

The World Cup of Biscuits 2017 is here and it's so British it hurts Ask any English person about their favorite biscuit and you'll get a passionate, definitive response.The argument over biscuit superiority can be a point of contention.