Back in 1995, Amazon went online as a bookstore – that's right, the online retailer only sold books, not the myriad things you can purchase now with the click of a button.
Amazon grew and even thrived after the dot-com bubble burst in the early 2000s, adding product after product to its available selection. Today you can get anything you need delivered right to your doorstep, whether it's diapers, groceries, a birthday present for your kid's friend or that Himalayan salt lamp you never knew you needed.
A single Amazon search can send you spiralling through a whole array of emotions. One product makes you ask, "Why does this exist?" while the next prompts the following email to your landlord: "Is it cool if the rent's late? I had to buy a thing."
If you looking for a strange gift or weird addition to your home, here are 40 weird things people can buy on Amazon, by Alonzo Lerone.