From Personal Protection Devices to Props for YouTube Videos

 - Nov 23, 2009   Updated: Apr 4 2011
Even though they've been touted as the non-lethal alternative to fire arms, stun guns remain a controversial topic. The problem may be their wide availability and ubiquitous presence.

If you're a fan of the 'Don't tase me, bro!' YouTube video, this slideshow is for you. Check out these stun gunsâ€"they're sure to shock you.

Implications - Every technological advancement opens up unlimited avenues for customization and by taking this into account companies can be at the forefront of some truly forward-thinking creations. Innovations such as these highlight the scope and the potential of a gadget like a taser, while also demonstrating how offering consumers and law enforcement the means to discretely defend themselves is a viable market strategy.