Gear

Mark Seliger Photographs: Rolling Stone & Beyond at werd.com

Mark Seliger Photographs: Rolling Stone & Beyond

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Renowned Rolling Stone photog Mark Seliger has a body of work that spans 30 years and features many of the most famous and infamous faces of modern music and icons of pop culture: Kurt Cobain, Nelson Mandela, Leonardo DiCaprio, Barack Obama, Mick Jagger, Bob Dylan, Jerry Seinfeld, Jay-Z, and many more. Hardcover. 256 pages.

This Tent Blocks Out Heat & Light So You Can Sleep-In at werd.com

This Tent Blocks Out Heat & Light So You Can Sleep-In

Posted in Camping and Gear

If you’ve suffered the effects of the sunrise sauna in your tent, check this out. The Siesta2 from Outback Logic is a compact all-season (including festival season) tent that blocks heat and light, allowing you to sleep comfortably even under blazing sun without sacrificing protection from the cold. The double-walled design is breathable and its heat & light blocking fly is waterproof. A funded Kickstarter.

Tough & Tech: Garmin’s tactix Charlie GPS Watch at werd.com

Tough & Tech: Garmin’s tactix Charlie GPS Watch

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Combining specialized tactical functions with smart features for fitness training and outdoor navigation, Garmin’s tactix Charlie multisport GPS watch is purpose-built for demanding environments. The ultra-rugged, all-black watch features routable color TOPO maps, wrist-based heart rate, fitness training metrics, night vision goggle compatibility and more.

Post-It Extreme Notes Weather The Storm at werd.com

Post-It Extreme Notes Weather The Storm

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As the name would suggest, Post-It Extreme Notes are not your run-of-the-mill sticky notes. They’re made with ultra-strong dura-hold paper and adhesive to be water-resistant, durable, and writable. For indoor or outdoor use, they stick to textured and difficult surfaces in hot or cold environments.

See More With This High-Tech Full-Face Snorkel at werd.com

See More With This High-Tech Full-Face Snorkel

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The Seaview 180 SV2 is a custom-designed, premium full-face snorkel mask, designed to let you breathe with confidence and in comfort, while connecting to the beauty of the ocean. Its patent-pending Flowtech breathing system provides maximum fresh air intake to promote natural breathing through both your nose and mouth. The wide-angle lens gives you a full 180º of crystal clear visibility.

The Torq Nutcracker, Sweet at werd.com

The Torq Nutcracker, Sweet

Posted in Gear and Kitchen and Space

Cracking nuts is serious work and the Torq Nutcracker is built to handle the gnarliest nuts. Made of matte black 3D printed steel, it looks like a miniature medieval torture device. Simply spin the screw to apply pressure and with minimal effort, you will bust the nut.

The Utility Brief Adapts To Your Daily Commute at werd.com

The Utility Brief Adapts To Your Daily Commute

Posted in Bags and Gear

Wear it as a backpack, over the shoulder, or carry it by hand, and however you do, the 16-liter Utility Brief from DSPTCH is all business. It fits a 15” laptop, features quick release Fidlock connectors on the front panel, an internal elastic water bottle pocket and it’s luggage-compatible with a sleeve to mount onto rolling luggage. Available in a range of colors.

Dyson Introduces Its Most Powerful Cordless Vac Yet at werd.com

Dyson Introduces Its Most Powerful Cordless Vac Yet

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Dyson’s forthcoming Cyclone V10 Cordless vac is a cord killer. Powered by their most advanced digital motor yet, this lightweight vac has 20% more suction power than the outgoing model and holds up to 40% more dirt. The battery has also been improved. It runs for a full 60 minutes on a charge & recharges in 3.5 hours. Available next month.

GMC Introduces Next-Gen 2019 Sierra Denali at werd.com

GMC Introduces Next-Gen 2019 Sierra Denali

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Completely redesigned for 2019, GMC’s full-size flagship Sierra Denali is all new from the grill to the ’gate. It will be available with either a 6, 8 or 3.0-liter inline-six turbo-diesel engine, offers best-in-class cargo capacity, plus tech like a multi-color 3×7 head-up display, trailer hitch guidance cam, rear camera mirror, and the industry-first MultiPro tailgate, that offers 6 unique functions and positions for dealing with difficult loads.

Thule Introduces Hard-Sided Luggage Collection at werd.com

Thule Introduces Hard-Sided Luggage Collection

Posted in Bags and Gear

If you’ve got gear to transport, chances are Sweden’s Thule brand has a better way to carry it. Either on the roof of your car, or through the airport security line. Now they’re introducing a new line of hard-sided luggage, a first for the brand. The Revolve collection features rugged polycarbonate construction, providing lightweight durability plus TSA-approved locks, puncture-resistant zippers, and a rigid internal frame. 2 carry-on and 2 larger luggage cases will be available early 2019.

CRKT Revives Their Award-Winning Snap Lock Knife at werd.com

CRKT Revives Their Award-Winning Snap Lock Knife

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Designed by Ed Hoy in Abingdon, Virginia, CRKT’s Snap Lock knife won the Most Innovative Knife Award at the 2004 Blade Show. Now more than a decade later, it returns in an updated design. The unique snap-lock mechanism is still every bit as interesting and makes this 6.5” EDC folding knife as fun as it is functional.

The Kombuis Camp Cook Set Burns Biomass at werd.com

The Kombuis Camp Cook Set Burns Biomass

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The Kombuis is a complete camping and travel cook set that contains a rocket-style wood burning stove plus a pot and a pan that also functions as a lid. Made of 304 stainless steel, the whole kit nests together for compact transport and weighs just over 2 pounds. A funded Kickstarter.

BioLite Introduces Its Portable Home Solar System at werd.com

BioLite Introduces Its Portable Home Solar System

Posted in Gear and Space

Turning your cabin, camper, shed, or van into a solar-powered space is a snap with the SolarHome 620 system from BioLite. The system is portable, versatile and takes just minutes to set up. It includes a 6W solar panel, a 20Wh control box that acts as a central power hub, giving you system feedback & music, and (4) 100-lumen hanging lights, one of them with a motion sensor.

The Tronnovate Swift Daypack Opens Up Like No Other at werd.com

The Tronnovate Swift Daypack Opens Up Like No Other

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The Swift backpack from Taiwan-based Tronnovate Design is a daypack that stands out for its unique closure; a zipper that zigzags the length of the pack, allowing quick, easy access to everything inside, without having to rummage like a top-loader or spill everything out like a clamshell design. The pack also has an internal sleeve for tablet or laptop & a drawstring pouch for sweaty gym gear. A funded Kickstarter.

This is the Desktop Toy You Didn’t Know You Needed at werd.com

This is the Desktop Toy You Didn’t Know You Needed

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When your creativity has dried up or the conference call is dragging on, the hypnotic effects of the Vortecon kinetic desk toy are a welcome distraction. Precision milled from stainless, brass, or copper, the Vortecon simply spins on its rotating base as the grooves create a spiraling and soothing helix. Okay, it’s basically an adult fidget spinner. It’s also a funded Kickstarter.