Ever since Sony introduced its first Walkman in the late 70s, taking music anywhere one goes has been not only possible, but expected. Fast forward through the era of CDs and past the rise of iPods, smartphones, and streaming music, and you arrive at the current pinnacle of personal music technology: the wireless earbud. Up until now, the only compromise has been the questionable wisdom of shoving electronics into your ear in a soggy environment. Waterproof earbuds make that concern obsolete. Here are a few reasons to make your next listening investment a pair of waterproof, wireless earbuds.