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Changing a flat tire is one of the things that every man needs to know how to do but hopes to never have to encounter because flats and blowouts are a giant pain in the butt. Michelin recently teamed up with GM to create the Uptis prototype–aka Unique Punctureproof Tire System–that is essentially an airless tire that just so happens to be made with 100% sustainable materials. What’s the performance like on a sports vehicle? How sustainable is it, really? Is it affordable? Is it functional? Is it really as effective as a traditional wheel and tire setup? We don’t have any of those answers because it’s just a prototype at this point. That said, we’re more than a little intrigued about what could be possible with something like the Uptis Prototype–especially if it’s run flat. Michelin Uptis Tires are only a prototype at this point, but the partnership with GM aims to introduce them on passenger cars as early as 2024 if everything goes to plan.

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[Shop]  We might not all agree on watches, wallets or other pieces of the everyday carry, but the one thing we can all agree on is our mutual love of building things out of small bricks. Forget plastic building bricks that can only be used with specific mats and upgrade your conference call and boring meeting building with this 1:12 scale mini cinder block pallet set. With 24 miniature cinder blocks and one pallet per set, this has everything you need to build a great foundation for the big box creation of your dreams. Whether you’re making a small creation of your own devising with the 24 pieces that come with it, or adding multiples to build something more grandiose, this is the best way to build when you’re not using plastic.