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Tyvek is the building material equivalent of duct tape. Come to think of it, if more things were made of the durable, waterproof material that coats houses pre-siding and FedEx uses to ship stuff, the world probably wouldn’t need as much duct tape. You can find Tyvek wallets and bags and sacks and packing material and obviously it’s good for protecting houses during construction and shipping, but there has to be more uses for DuPont’s magic material. The people behind Civic Duty thought the same thing so they decided to use it to make sneakers. Using environmentally friendly glues and dyes and pre-wrinkled Tyvek, Civic Duty has created a complete line of unisex sneakers that will give Cons a run for their money when it comes to staying power. Everything from bright yellow high-tops to familiar toe-capped low-tops is available decked out in Tyvek.

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AirPods, Apple’s popular wireless headphones, get a fresh look thanks to BlackPods, a company that paints real Apple AirPods using a proprietary painting and finishing process. Available in matte black, space gray or high-gloss black finish, each pair is hand-finished and tested. Whether you’re sending in yours or ordering new, combining the flexibility of wireless headphones with the sleek and luxurious BlackPods look will make plain old white AirPods seem boring by comparison. Better yet, BlackPods gives you $30 off your order by joining their e-mail list. It’s time to upgrade.