Matt demonstrates how he uses an Arduino to make a celebrity-silencing remote control for your TV. By decoding the closed captioning track in the video signal, the Arduino is able to look for keywords such as “PALIN” or “KARDASHIAN” and mute your TV, protecting your poor ears from having to hear about them ever again.

For more information, including the code, check out: http://blog.makezine.com/archive/2011/08/enough-already-the-arduino-solution-to-overexposed-celebs.html