The 30 silliest Raspberry Pi projects

Teabag dunker

The Raspberry Pi has reimagined what's possible with low-cost computing: powering robots that clear landmines and conducting experiments in space.

The following projects are a trifle less lofty, not so much lowering the bar, as dropping it into the Mariana Trench. Here are perhaps the silliest Pi-powered creations around, projects with less 'wow' and a lot more 'why?', starting with one for tea lovers.

If your cupboards are cluttered with CD drives from long-deceased PCs, why not put them to work making the perfect cuppa.

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By Nick Heath

Nick Heath is a computer science student and was formerly a journalist at TechRepublic and ZDNet.