The Best Nerf Gun for Every Kid (At Heart)

As a kid, I strapped a Nerf gun to my bicycle so I could dive bomb the neighborhood kids, while traveling—I imagined—at five times the speed of sound. As an adult, I’ve carried a foam-firing blaster to no fewer than three jobs. But a funny thing happened earlier this year: I realized my old guns weren’t any good… » 4/03/15 2:25pm 4/03/15 2:25pm

The Best Watergun is Buzzbee's Water Warriors Tarantula

Slate's Chad Lorenz does an entertaining and technically sound review of modern water guns, choosing the Water Warriors Tarantula as his top choice for best-in-class accuracy, a 33-foot range, and 47-ounce payload good for 112 rounds per reload. This is all despite what I perceive as it's major shortcoming: It's… » 7/11/07 3:33am 7/11/07 3:33am