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Some of the props Voorhes and his wife make themselves, like this remote control. “We made two of them to illustrate a story on using Bluetooth technology to control everything in the home of the future,” he explains. “They’re made from all kinds of stuff. The box was from some kind of audio mixing equipment, and the buttons and knobs are from Radio Shack. The little video screen was made out of an old camera filter, the antennas are from some remote control toy, and inside them is a flashbulb — it’s just a bunch of crap and some spray paint.”