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Former NASA Engineer Turned Super Soaker Inventor Just Got Very Rich

Lonnie Johnson's having a good week. The former NASA engineer just won $73 (£45) million in a royalties dispute with the toymaker Hasbro for inventing the Super Soaker, the coolest toy you ever had growing up. The lawsuit also covered royalties for Nerf which Johnson also masterminded because he is awesome. Read More >>

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The Super Soaker Was Invented by a Former NASA Engineer

Long ago and far away in a place called the 1990s, a man with a dream and a uniquely excellent knowledge of fluid dynamics decided to quit his day job designing rocket ships and design the world's best ever water gun instead. For that, we thank you Lonnie Johnson. Read More >>

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The Great Nerf Guns of 2012

Will we ever feel too old to love Nerf guns? No, I doubt it. What about Super Soakers? Oh hush, of course not. Shooting things with toy guns is an intrinsic human joy. Here's what you'll be firing this year. Read More >>

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The Super Soaker Lightning Storm Is a Water-Blasting Tommy Gun

Nostalgia nothing, where were badass Super Soakers like this when I was a kid? Read More >>

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