The war against bugs is not one easily won by hand and swatter. Luckily, our arsenal just got serious with the Bug-A-Salt rifle. Load the chamber with some regular table salt (the rifle’s ammunition of choice), cock it back and let loose. Each shot fires roughly a pinch of salt, enough to cleanly (and instantly) kill most flies – or season a dish – from a safe 3 to 5 foot distance.

Find it at Amazon – $48