Thomas A. Swift's Electric Rifle! We're used to judges quoting Star Trek in their judicial opinions — but a judge gets extra credit for quoting both Trek and the Tom Swift novels. And did you know Taser originally stood for "Thomas A. Swift's Electric Rifle"?

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This is the part where I brag about having written TOM SWIFT : THE ROBOT OLYMPICS. (As "Victor Appleton," of course.)