"Although workshops and basements have long and notable histories as the last retreat for the contemplative man, they also provide the natural setting for his more practical endeavors. Many have entered this world seeking rest and relaxation, only to emerge in a fevered state as a weekend scientist." - 101 Incredible Experiments for the Weekend Scientist
I'm thinking of using old cell phones to display the front and rear logic displays, set this to see how it would look. My thoughts were to run power through a usb cable and set it up to run an animated gif when turned on.