FatCookies decided that he wanted to be able to turn his kettle on from his phone. So, he took an old power supply enclosure, ripped out the insides and replaced it with a Raspberry Pi and a relay board, some wiring and, of course, hot glue to keep it all in place. He then hooked it up to the kettle, provided power for both and created a Python script to activate it. He hasn’t yet finished the software to give him a web interface, and the kettle has to (obviously) be filled and the switch turned on, but it’s a nice proof-of-concept. Read more here.