What is more fun then build your own stuff and program it to do what you want? Today this is possible with Internet of Things. Since I prefer to program in Visual Studio with C# or VB and I am not very handy with real tools like a hammer, Gadgeteer is and was the perfect solution for me. Gadgeteer allows you to build your own device by adding components. All components can be programmed to do what you want.
My goal was to log temperature and humidity and send this data to the cloud (Microsoft Azure). As you can see below, I got it to work. Next step is adding GPS data.