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Traxxas R/C Introduces Ultimate Desert Racer at werd.com

Traxxas R/C Introduces Ultimate Desert Racer

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It sure looks like a life-size truck.  And that’s the point. But the Traxxas Ultimate Desert Racer is a high-performance R/C racer that’s 27-inches long, weighs over 13 pounds, and features a scaled four-link solid-axle rear chassis design with big suspension travel for an authentic look & feel. Its electric motor will gives it a top speed of over 50MPH. Available early March.

Ecocapsule is a High-Tech Tiny Home for Off-Grid Living at werd.com

Ecocapsule is a High-Tech Tiny Home for Off-Grid Living

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The Ecocapsule is exactly what the name suggests. A self-powered, sustainable escape pod. It has enough space to accommodate 2 adults and features a built-in kitchenette with running water plus a flushing toilet and hot shower. It’s powered by a built-in turbine and a rooftop array of photovoltaic solar cells connected to a high-capacity battery. The lightweight, portable design means it can towed, air-lifted, or shipped to any location.

The Handmade Kiridashi is a Versatile EDC Blade at werd.com

The Handmade Kiridashi is a Versatile EDC Blade

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With its traditional Japanese design, the kiridashi is a stripped down utility knife you’ll use for all sorts of everyday action. They’re made from recycled files, which use high-quality 1095 or W1 steel. These steels are highly durable, easy to sharpen, and will maintain their edge longer than many other blade steels. Because they’re recycled, each knife is truly unique. Choose a left or right handed blade.

Upgrade Your Lame Lightning Cable with the Strength of Kevlar at werd.com

Upgrade Your Lame Lightning Cable with the Strength of Kevlar

Posted in Gadgets and Gear and Tech

Apple products are cool but admit it, their cables are crap. If you want one that will endure more than a few months of gentle use, the ZUS Super Duty Lightning Cable from Nonda is a solid replacement with a lifetime warranty. It’s a 4-foot tangle-free cable with a 90º USB that uses durable Aramid fibers to make it 300% longer lasting than standard Lightning cables. It is also Apple MFi certified for data sync & charging of iPhone, iPad, & iPod.

L.L. Bean Introduces a Sleeping Bag with Aerogel Insulation at werd.com

L.L. Bean Introduces a Sleeping Bag with Aerogel Insulation

Posted in Camping and Gear

The Ultralight Sleeping Bag from L.L.Bean is the first to use a new insulation called PrimaLoft Gold with Cross-Core, which uses a combination of traditional fibers and Aerogel to keep you warm. Originally developed by NASA, aerogel is a super lightweight insulator with an incredible weight to warmth ratio. It’s being integrated into outerwear and winter footwear by lots of brands but now Bean has taken it a step further.

Perform Surgery On Your Steak with the Skalpel Knife at werd.com

Perform Surgery On Your Steak with the Skalpel Knife

Posted in Gear and Kitchen and Space

Billed as “the world’s most stylish steak knife” the Skalpel is certainly a purpose-built, precision instrument. Inspired by a surgeon’s scalpel, it is handcrafted by knife-master Stuart Mitchell in Sheffield, England using a single block of high carbon, surgical grade stainless steel. It features deep grooves in the handle for better grip and a blade that is engineered to stay sharper longer. Kickstarter live on February 19.

Kill Cold Symptoms with the Avya Steam Inhaler at werd.com

Kill Cold Symptoms with the Avya Steam Inhaler

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Cold and flu season is brutal this year. Perfect time to hook yourself up with Avya, the battery-powered, portable steam inhaler. The medical-grade, FDA-cleared device uses warm, slightly saline nano-particle steam to clear and clean your sinuses. It hydrates your nasal and throat passages, and relieves sinus pressure and allergy symptoms. It is strong enough for serious symptoms and safe enough for every day use. A funded Kickstarter.

Nemo’s New Spike Storm Tent Weighs Next To Nothing at werd.com

Nemo’s New Spike Storm Tent Weighs Next To Nothing

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For those adventures far from the beaten path, the Spike Storm Trekking Pole Tent from Nemo is all go. It’s a minimalist shelter that weighs just one pound and packs down to almost nothing. It uses one trekking pole for a frame, features weatherproof silicone-coated fabrication, a floor between you and the ground, plus a mesh door to keep out insects.

This Is One Powerful, Pocket-Size Tire Pump at werd.com

This Is One Powerful, Pocket-Size Tire Pump

Posted in Bike and Gear and Sport

Bicycle mini-pumps are usually pretty gutless, taking hundreds of strokes to fill a tire. Not this one. With a volume of 100cc and weighing just 160g, the EDC Pump has the highest volume to weight ratio on the market. It also has an integrated CO2 Inflator. It’s designed to work with One’s compact EDC Tool System and has fully sealed weatherproof internals and is made of 6061-T6 aluminum.

Ryobi’s Devour Cordless Sweeper Eats Jobsite Junk at werd.com

Ryobi’s Devour Cordless Sweeper Eats Jobsite Junk

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Designed for cleaning up jobsite debris like nails, scraps or wood, and other detritus, the Devour Cordless Sweeper from Ryobi is powered by the brand’s 18-volt tool batteries and features two rotating brushes that sweep trash into its 4.5 gallon tub. It has a pair of LED headlights up front and cleans a path 21-inches wide with each pass. The Devour also stores vertically to take up less space in your garage.

Convert Your 2-Wheeler Into a Snow-Mo Bike at werd.com

Convert Your 2-Wheeler Into a Snow-Mo Bike

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Camso conversion kits give you everything needed to transform your moto-cross bike into a powder-shredding snow bike. A snowmobile-style track with single rail suspension replaces the rear tire and up front, there’s a 4 keel ski. The drive system and braking are all optimized to maintain bike-like performance, while the overall design keeps the bike’s original balance and dynamics intact for a familiar ride feel on or off trail.

The SILQ Office Chair is Simply Stunning at werd.com

The SILQ Office Chair is Simply Stunning

Posted in Gear and Seating and Space and Work

With just a single lever for height adjustment, the SILQ task chair from Steelcase seems simple compared to most high-end office chairs. But behind the sleek, simple design, there’s a lot going on. Instead of springs and levers and suspension, lightweight, flexible carbon fiber provides support & cushioning.