I work with my friend and actor Joshua Tolley to create short, 3 minute documentaries on toys and consumer electronics from the late 20th century.
Most of this stuff was found in yard sales and thrift stores. It's interesting to research the history and development of everyday items and the loneliness of the people that hoard them.
You would never know the Super Soaker was built for tomahawk missile innards. Such is the madness of our culture.