Tinkerlog writes -
Christmas is coming closer, so here is my contribution to put you in the right mood.
It is a blog hitcounter, that rings a bell. Literally. It puts a smile on your face, every time someone hits your blog. And it is a great way to annoy your colleages or your girl friend.
It consists of an Arduino board, a bell, a servo and a couple of lines of code in c, python and php.
HOW TO – Make an Arduino XMAS hitcounter – Link.