SuperWaba is a VM for PDAs. Because of the way it was written, you can use Java to develop programs for it. It supports exceptions, threads, many user interface controls, double and long 64-bit types, grayscale, color, 3D controls, and JNI and Java libraries, among other features. The project has been superseded and replaced with TotalCross.
Push Puppet Toy is a computer-controlled puppet that stands to attention when a friend joins an IRC channel or comes online on IM, and collapses when he leaves. The concept is very similar to the Availabot (http://availabot.com/), but works under Linux. Schematics, firmware for the puppet, and plugins for Gaim and XChat to control the puppet are provided.