Oh this is fun! You know that noise that Motorola's Droids make? "Drooooid" in that cute droid-y voice? Your Mac can make that exact same sound! It feels a little wrong but damn if it isn't satisfying. Here's how:

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Just open up terminal.app and type

say -v "Cellos" "droid"

Boom! DROID! Now type a bunch of other stuff and let it serenade you in its sweet robot voice. [Kottke]