A Raspberry Pi VPN server is a cost effective and secure way to have access to your home network when you're on the move. It's pretty easy to get setup and very reliable.
Need a raspberry pi project to make at home? Check out these 47 raspberry pi projects that were entered into the Make: Raspberry Pie Design Contest.
We've seen a lot of DIY home automation projects over the years, but Instructables user electronichamsters shows off one of the most complete systems we've seen yet. With it, you'll be able to monitor just about everything in your house.