Super Sweet Laser Guns Will Be Used At The London Olympics

I want one. Lasers will replace airguns in the pentathalon at the 2012 Summer Olympics and everyone will hopefully be making “pew pew pew” noises. The laser guns — calibrated to recoil and make a sound like the traditional pellet pistol — are safer and cheaper. I think America could dominate the medal count in laser tag.

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Pier Paolo Petroni, Italian pentathlon athlete, prepares to shoot during the training session at the shooting range in Montelibretti, outside Rome April 3, 2012. Laser guns will replace traditional air pistols in the modern pentathlon at the 2012 London Olympics.

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