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*Whoosh! Gotcha! That’s what Super Soaker water gun creator Lonnie Johnson can say to giant toymaker, Hasbro. After all, he was recently awarded a whopping sum of money as a result of his lawsuit. According to the AJC.com, the Atlanta-based company behind the Super Soaker water gun and Nerf toy guns has been awarded nearly $73 million … Continue reading ‘Super Soaker’ Creator Lonnie Johnson $73 Million Dollars Richer!
*(Via Rolling Out) – One of the most popular children’s toys in the world for the past twenty years has been the Super Soaker water gun, but tragically very few people know that it was an African American who invented it: Lonnie Johnson, one of the most brilliant scientists and prolific inventors of the modern … Continue reading Meet Lonnie Johnson, Millionaire Inventor of the ‘Super Soaker’ Toy Gun (Video)