Bolt Threads debuts its first product, a $314 tie made from spiderwebs

August 22, 2017

It may not look like a bunch of cobwebs, but the tie you see above was spun from the same material spiders spin out from their behinds. The difference is this thread was mass-produced from fermented microbial poop instead, and its the first product out from materials science startup Bolt Threads. Intrigued? We first wrote about Bolts zany ambitions to build a spider-silk factory using microbugs when it was just…