The modern, multi-coloured plastic water guns are a familiar sight, and you probably wouldn't be surprised to find out they've been around for a while. That said, it might surprise you to learn that records show they likely pre-date the American Civil War, at least in some form or another.
Filed in things I'm going to do when I'm a dad: when my lazy punk of a son refuses to get out of bed, he's going to get shot with a super soaker. With no mom in sight, he's dead meat.
The Super Soakers of yore were precision weapons. Small. Thin, accurate squirts. A continuous aquatic laser beam. No more. The Hydro Cannon acts just like it sounds: It's a crude, brutish instrument. More »
The Xploderz water gun brings all the hurt of a paintball gun, but no mess. Instead, when that pellet tags you, you're greeted with a blast of water. Which probably feels quite refreshing in warm weather.
To my surprise, the Super Soaker wasn't always clad in neon yellow and lime green. Turns out the original prototype had much humbler beginnings, with its parts being made from simple PVC piping and a 2-liter bottle.
Some guy got tired of kids wrapping his house in toilet paper every night. So he borrowed some mil spec night vision goggles, filled a super soaker with pee and drenched them when they showed.
For those of you who've finally repressed Frucci's homoerotic slow-mo watergun facial montage, we'd like to offer a piece of apparel to commemorate the occasion (and bring back painful memories). By ReThink clothing, the Super Soaker T-shirt gives a metallic sheen to the classic water weapon, putting it on aesthetic…
For those of us who love to give our dolls more realistic props to play with, toy maker IxTEE Productions is putting out a series of 1:6 scaled guns that do everything from lighting up to shooting darts to squirting water.
Jellio's Candy Table doesn't actually have candy inside (which would be tooth decayingly fantastic), but it does have super soaker-like squirt guns. Not the new, lame super soakers, but the old simple ones from the early '90s. We're not sure if it's actually a real Super Soaker or just a replica, but in either case,…