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Here’s a product category you didn’t have as a kid: audio eyewear. Oakley has merged sunglasses with an MP3 player and come up with the Thump ($395), which turns out to be good news for anyone who spends time outdoors. It’s feather-light and banishes headphone cords forever. What’s also cool is how the two speakers pivot down over your ears for full surround-sound or away from them for lift-ride chats. The battery lasts about six hours between charges–or almost bell-to-bell. oakley.com