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The Tweetball: A Christmas Ornament Ball that shows your friends' twitter wishes

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If you ever wanted to hang your friends' twitter wishes in a tree, here's your chance. This Christmas ornament ball will use Twitter's API to grab tweets with a certain hashtag, username or keyword and display them. All you need is a WiFi module, an arduino, an LCD display some cable and you're ready to go.

Step 1: Parts

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Things you'll need:

1. Arduino Uno Rev 3 - Arduino Store
2. RN-XV WIfly Module - Sparkfun
3. 20x4 Serial Enabled LCD - Sparkfun
4. JST jumper cable - Sparkfun
5. A plastic ornament ball (about 5 1/2 inch or 14 cm in diameter) - Hobby stores
6. Power adapter - Adafruit
7. Extension cable - Adafruit
7. Some duct tape, masking tape and spray paint - Hobby stores

 
cool!