I'm totally new to robots, but am quite exciting about programming this totally sweet kit provided by Steve from BotBuilder.co.uk. You should buy one when he finally works out how much to charge for them.
Silvia/Arduino Coffee Machine Modding
I want to fit an Arduino inside my coffee machine to act as a PID controller, replacing the thermostat. Basically along the lines of this guys amazing project. This should mean a more stable and consistent temperature, and hence a nicer cup o'joe in the morning.