nessus-xmlrpc is a Ruby library for the Nessus XML-RPC interface. You can use it to start, stop, pause, and resume scans. It lets you watch progress and status of scans, download reports, etc. It comes with an example command line program that shows how easy it is to interact with the Nessus scanner.
Shapado is a multi-topic and multi-language question-and-answer Web site service à la StackOverFlow where users can vote on questions and answers and receive karma. Unlike StackOverFlow, people can ask questions on various topic by picking a category (science, programming, business, politics, etc.). It is also possible to subscribe to categories or groups of categories.