This might shock you, but for over a century scientists have been pondering why kettles whistle — and completely failed to find an answer. That’s all changed now though, thanks to two scientists from the University of Cambridge who have worked out how it happens.
I’d never stick one of these clunky beeping remote finder devices on any remote I gave a damn about. But they are triggered by the tone of the included whistle, which gives you and your clicker a relationship not unlike Lassie and Timmy. Very cool, until you lose the whistle….