Archive for December, 2015

NFL Confidential: True Confessions from the Gutter of Football at werd.com

NFL Confidential: True Confessions from the Gutter of Football

Written by an anonymous NFL backup player who, despite hating the game of football, managed to rise to the sport’s most elite ranks. He spent 2 seasons earning hundreds of thousands of dollars to stand on the sidelines doing nothing until a starting lineman is injured & suddenly he gets called in. Sparing no details of what really goes on inside the game, Johnny Anonymous reveals a never-before-seen side of the NFL.

CRKT Niad at werd.com

CRKT Niad

Posted in Gear and Tools

This knife was designed by world record-holding speed climber Hans Florine for maximum function with minimal weight. The simple, 2-piece design features a stainless blade seated in the knife frame to reduce bulk & a titanium handle with an integrated loop for hanging it from a ’biner.

Ray-Ban Clubround at werd.com

Ray-Ban Clubround

Posted in Shades and Wear

This doesn’t happen too often: Ray-Ban just released a new frame. The Clubround is fresh but looks familiar, based on the classic Clubmaster silhouette, with a slightly more rounded outline. Available now in black and tortoise.

Jaq Fuel Cell Charger at werd.com

Jaq Fuel Cell Charger

Posted in Portable and Tech

This is the world’s smallest fuel cell charger. It uses water & salt to create 1800mAh of hydrogen, enough to give your phone a full charge. No plug or power cord needed. Ever.

Best Made Possibilities Kit at werd.com

Best Made Possibilities Kit

Posted in Gear and Tools

When a gum wrapper and a piece of shoelace won’t fix the airplane, maybe something inside the Best Made Possibilities Kit can. It includes a set of basic tools to give you MacGyver-like solutions to all kinds of tricky situations. It includes: 2 aviation cable key rings, an S-biner, a 3” D9 steel pry bar, flat head & Phillips-head screw keys, a waterproof delrin capsule, 2 runt clips, & 5 key maintenance rings.

BULLET LED Flashlight at werd.com

BULLET LED Flashlight

Posted in Gear

The weatherproof BULLET flashlight is the world’s smallest LED flashlight with a design inspired by 9mm ammunition rounds. At just over an inch long, it is much smaller than most EDC LEDs. Powered by 3 LR41 batteries it produces 15 lumens & features a small triangular ring for attaching to your EDC loop.

ArcaBoard at werd.com

ArcaBoard

Posted in Gear

This one-ups everyone rolling around on the so-called “hoverboard” they got for Christmas. The Arca Board really floats on air; yes, an actual hoverboard. It’s powered by 36 fans that create 430 pounds of downward thrust to float you nearly a foot off the ground. Available for pre-order now & due out in April.

Nanamica Wool Down Muffler at werd.com

Nanamica Wool Down Muffler

Posted in Cold Weather and Wear

Japan’s Nanamica brand has created a scarf that combines two of nature’s best insulators: wool & down. The navy blue scarf features 100% wool with a backing layer of quilted down and a snap to keep it snug around your neck.

Tamiya Cr01 Crawler Toyota Land Cruiser at werd.com

Tamiya Cr01 Crawler Toyota Land Cruiser

Posted in Gear

After your holiday spending spree, that dream ’Yota 4X4 is probably not in the budget. So maybe downsize the dream & build Tamiya’s RC Crawler-style Toyota Land Cruiser yourself. It looks just like the real thing but it’s powered by 8 AA batteries and measures 12-inches long.

PINE64 Computer at werd.com

PINE64 Computer

Posted in Computers and Tech

A fifteen dollar computer might seem suspect until you see what’s inside—which you can, with the see-through PINE64, a powerful 64-bit expandable single board computer. Currently available for pre-order on Kickstarter, this little unit packs a 1.2 Ghz Quad-Core Processor, supports up to 2 Gigs of RAM & can output 4K video.

TGX Tactical Flask at werd.com

TGX Tactical Flask

Posted in Gear

Made of food-grade 304 stainless steel, the TGX tactical flask keeps you strapped at all times with 6 ounces of your preferred poison. Matte black finish and a case equipped with MOLLE webbing means that you always have a tactical solution on hand.

LUNA 360 Camera at werd.com

LUNA 360 Camera

Posted in Photography and Tech

LUNA is the smallest 360-degree camera in the world. The orb-shaped device features 4 shooting modes and dual 2K, 190° fish-eye lenses.  It’s also designed for easy operation: one click for a full 360º panoramic photo and two clicks for video.

Avegant Glyph at werd.com

Avegant Glyph

Posted in Gadgets and Tech

Combining the functions of audiophile-quality headphones and an advanced Virtual Reality headset, the all-new Glyph Headset from Avegant creates a kind of new-age theater experience for your face, displaying the equivalent of a 65-inch screen before your very eyes that delivers 2D & 3D content for your eyeballs as well as 360-degree sound.

De’Longhi PrimaDonna Elite at werd.com

De’Longhi PrimaDonna Elite

Posted in Kitchen and Space

The PrimaDonna Elite is the first “smart connected bean-to-cup coffee machine.” It can create hundreds of different drinks and it stores your preferences. Queue-up your desired drink on the app or the unit’s color touchscreen with custom controls for the taste, aroma, temperature and quantity of coffee you want as well as the density, creaminess, temperature and quantity of the milk.

Summerland Ceramic Stonerware at werd.com

Summerland Ceramic Stonerware

Posted in Gear

Summerland is on your side. Enjoy. Inhale. Smoke 1 or just admire their functional artistry. They create ceramic bong & pipes with a new vibe, a new look and fresh materials that elevate the ritual of smoking-up.