161624
160419
Around The Web  

Super Soaker history

 

Remember the childhood hours of fun spent blasting your friends with neon-tinged water cannons? You can thank a NASA scientist for that. In 1982, Lonnie Johnson designed the Super Soaker. But that wasn't Johnson's only invention. The award-winning scientist came up with everything from the Nerf gun to a thermoelectric energy converter, and now he's got even bigger aims. Lonnie Johnson: We salute you.

How does this story make you feel? (30 total votes)
Castanet MoodMeter
Amused
3.3%
Entertained
3.3%
Informed
10.0%
Amazed
6.7%
Impressed
56.7%
Awesome
20.0%


More Around The Web articles