DIY hit counter rings bell to welcome each visitor

Ah, the wonderful world of homegrown hit counters. This iteration was designed to be particular useful during the holiday season, as the bell ringing you'll hear should be just the thing to get your spirits up -- or drive you mad. Regardless, those interested in creating one for themselves don't have a whole lot of work ahead; you'll just need an Arduino Board, a servo motor, a bell of your choosing, a couple paperclips, a website, a computer (with intarweb access), wires and well-rested fingers ready to punch in some code. For all the details, be sure and hit the read link -- and major kudos to anyone who can stand having this thing wired up and active for over 24 hours.

[Via Coolest-Gadgets]