Build an AC unit you can turn on from your car, or a remote fish feeder for when you’re on vacation.
Send a text message to turn the lamp off from bed, or get an email from your laundry machine telling you it's done!
Update your creations as the seasons change! Build an invention, then take it apart and build something new.
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