Instructables and Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories and The Arduino Team are happy to announce the winners of the Arduino Contest!

If you haven't been convinced yet of the capabilities of Arduino, then just check out the amazing entries in the contest. Binary clocks, gardening, a silly string shooter, and a coffee roaster are just a few of the cool ideas submitted. Be sure to check out the winners as well as well as all of the other entries. We're sure you'll find something in there to inspire a future project.

We'd like to thank everyone who entered their projects, the partners who put up the awesome prizes, and the judges who helped decide the winners. Thanks tigoe, 1lenore, bekathwia, Plusea, Grathio, and dcuartielles!

And now, on with the winners!
The Word Clock - Arduino version style
Last month I wanted to build a special gift for my beautiful wife, Megan.  She has a teaching background in English, so what better present to make for her than a clock that uses language to tell the ...
Arduino R/C Lawnmower (painted) style
What this is: This instructable will show you how to make your Arduino into an R/C interface that you can use for just about anything requiring remote control. I will also show you how I built an R/C...
Control a RepStrap with Processing style
This instructable shows how you can use many openly available projects together to build an interesting and complex system. It draws on several community projects including: RepRap, Arduino, Processin...
Garduino Upgrade, Now with more Twitter! style
A couple months ago I came across two great instructables.  The first was the Garduino, an arduino controlled garden to help you grow plants at home.  The second was the Tweet-a-Watt, a project that t...
Arduino True Battery Capacity Tester (Li-Ion/NiMH/NiCD/Pb) style
 If anyone saw my last instructable "Simple Li-Ion Battery Power Tester" they can now upgrade to a computerized hi-tech version that is capable of measuring almost any type of rechargeable or none rec...
Arduino Binary Alarm Clock style
This Instructable will show you how to build an binary alarm clock, with a touch sensor snooze button. This is my first instructable and my first real arduino project, I hope you like it!I bought an a...
Bar End Brake Light: BEBL style
Overview Group riding would be much safer if bikes had brake lights.  The lack of brake lighting on bicycles has lead to the audio cues of "SLOWING" or "STOPPING" being shouted at every turn.  W...
Build an Arduino-powered talking robot head! style
This robot head was originally built as a end of the year project for my physical computing class, but over the summer it has "learned" how to talk.The head is powered by two Freeduinos, 3 TLC5940NT c...
Digital Window Sticker (Arduino Controlled) style
A bumper-sticker sized L.E.D. matrix that displays images in sequence from an SD card, to produce an animated sign or "window sticker." Arduino controlled! Also includes Windows, Mac, and Linux code f...
Bedazzler: DIY non-lethal weaponry style
Our first open source Homeland Security non-lethal weapon project - The "THE BEDAZZLER: A Do-it-yourself Handheld LED-Incapacitator".After attending a conference where the $1 million "sea-sick flash...
Ghostbusters Proton Pack with Arduino and LASERS! style
Last year, I was a Ghostbuster for Halloween.  It was pretty cool, but I had some problems with the costume.  I decided to do it again, but get it right this time.  I picked up a khaki flight suit ins...
Indoor Grow Space Automation Part 1 style
Disclaimer: The author assumes no liability for any incidental, consequential or other liability from the use of this information. All risks and damages, incidental or otherwise, arising from the use ...
Arduino controlled Silly String shooter style
This is a fun device that's very simple to make.I put mine in a pumpkin for Halloween. I also added an IR  motion sensor, sound, and Twitter.You can follow the victim count on Twitter by following: ha...
Wii Nunchuck Adapter style
This tutorial is for all those people who have an arduino and want to use there Wii nunchuck as an input device, but dont realy feel like cutting open the cord and ruining the nunchuck FOREVER!!!!!!!!...
A fully automatic coffee bean roaster (Arduino) style
I got introduced into the world of Arduino when two friends informed me about this little device independently from each other. I read about it and was sold immediately. What if I had this so many yea...
Arduino Laser Tag - Duino Tag style
Duino tagger- General introduction Duino tag is a laser tag system based around the arduino.Finally a laser tag system that can be tweaked modded and hacked until you have the perfect laser tag system...