Archive for August, 2018

Check Out This Awesome EDC Adjustable Wrench at werd.com

Check Out This Awesome EDC Adjustable Wrench

Posted in Gear and Tools

Made of solid, Grade 5 Titanium, the Ti EDC Wrench is a pocket-friendly adjustable tool optimized for everyday carry & versatile utility. It works with both standard (SAE) & metric bolts in 25 different sizes. It features a low-profile design, full grip handle, and ships free worldwide. A funded Kickstarter.

Sotheby’s is Selling the First Movie Poster Ever Made at werd.com

Sotheby’s is Selling the First Movie Poster Ever Made

Posted in Decor and Space

Sotheby’s in London is selling 164 rare, original film posters including one that can lay claim to be the world’s first—an advertisement for the culture-shifting screening of the first film ever by the Lumiere Brothers from 1895. Created by French artist Henri Brispot, it depicts a throng of people waiting to see the first motion picture. 163 other posters, including James Bond posters and posters for films including 2001: A Space Odyssey, Star Wars and King Kong will all go to the highest bidder.

Cut in Half: The Hidden World Inside Everyday Objects at werd.com

Cut in Half: The Hidden World Inside Everyday Objects

With the help of a high-pressure waterjet cutter capable of slicing through 4 inches of steel plate, designer and fabricator Mike Warren (creator of the Cut in Half YouTube channel) cuts into everything from boom boxes to boxing gloves, oil filters to seashells, describing and demystifying the inner workings and materials of each. The insides of these and dozens of other objects are revealed & explained in this unique photographic exposé.

Tonal Gives You Home Workouts Like You Won’t Believe at werd.com

Tonal Gives You Home Workouts Like You Won’t Believe

Posted in Gear

It’s like a Peloton without pedals meets a Bowflex with a built-in digital trainer. Or something like that. Tonal combines versatile equipment, expert-led videos, and personalized guidance for getting full body workouts you can do on demand, from the convenience of home. The system is designed to easily adjust to offer hundreds of exercises, gives you guidance from expert coaches that motivate you with step-by-step videos, and personalized programs to help you progress. Tonal creates new content daily to keep things fun and fresh & it’s all adapted to you, your pace, and your abilities, for the most effective workouts in less time.

This Smart Titanium Top Literally Spins For Hours at werd.com

This Smart Titanium Top Literally Spins For Hours

Posted in Gear

Put your phone down for a second & stare at this instead. Limbo is a smart, self-balancing electric gyro disguised as a beautiful CNC machined spinning top that spins for up to 4 hours. It spins so good it actually holds a Guinness World Record. Give it one flick of the wrist & you get hours of mesmerizing motion. It’s powered by a rechargeable battery that uses very little energy to last a long time. It comes in a variety of finishes & spins on an included, perfectly balanced base. A funded Kickstarter.

Yuneec Introduces Voice-Controlled Mantis Q Drone at werd.com

Yuneec Introduces Voice-Controlled Mantis Q Drone

Posted in Photography and Tech

The Mantis Q drone from Yuneec captures 4K & stabilized 1080P video, uses voice commands and features a 33-minute battery. Gesture control and facial detection are also on the list, as well as a tiny, portable controller. It’s got a top-speed of 44mph, weighs less than a pound and it’s designed for easy portability with fold-up arms. The camera also shoots 13-megapixel photos in either JPG or DNG format.

This is the Thinnest Rooftop Tent on the Market at werd.com

This is the Thinnest Rooftop Tent on the Market

Posted in Camping and Gear

Lightweight, thin, and packed with user-friendly features, the GoFast Campers Platform is a new rooftop tent that will take your overland adventures to the next level. And not only is it the thinnest RTT on the market, which will save you fuel and reduce clearance height, it is 100% American made using all domestic components and parts. The tent canopy is made of waterproof fabric using welded construction with large mesh windows for unrestricted views. The mattress is 2-inch thick multi-density foam, and the mounting system work with standard racks.

Reebok Introduces Cotton + Corn Collection at werd.com

Reebok Introduces Cotton + Corn Collection

Posted in Sneakers and Wear

With the Cotton + Corn collection, Reebok is making shoes from things that grow. For the first drop, they’ve taken a classic silhouette and constructed it with a 100% cotton upper and a bio-based sole derived from corn. The shoe is comfortable and durable and happens to be the first-ever 75% USDA bio-based shoe.

Samsung Unveils Galaxy Smart Watch at werd.com

Samsung Unveils Galaxy Smart Watch

Posted in Tech and Watches and Wear

With the introduction of the Galaxy Watch, Samsung is aiming to pull some would-be Apple Watch buyers their way. This new Galaxy wearable looks more like a standard watch but has all the smart features you’d expect: an OLED display, fitness tracking, 39 built-in workouts, sleep & calorie tracking, waterproof, NFC compatibility, music streaming, and a built-in digital assistant. Available August 24 in 3 sizes and a trio of finishes.

Shiftpod2 is the Ultimate Festival Tent at werd.com

Shiftpod2 is the Ultimate Festival Tent

Posted in Camping and Gear

The Shiftpod2 Tent reflects heat and keeps out light, so you can sleep-in and stay cool no matter where you camp. Like out on the Mesa at Burning Man or under the blazing Coachella sun. The design utilizes a seven layer super composite fabric with synthetic down thermal insulation and highly reflective UV layers. It has two doors with bug screens, six windows with bug screens, and two vents with screens, sleeps 6 people, and sets up in under one minute.

BeerGater Transforms Any Cooler Into a Keg at werd.com

BeerGater Transforms Any Cooler Into a Keg

Posted in Gear

For the remaining summer beach days and straight into football season, the BeerGater will keep the good times flowing for pro-level tailgating & all your outdoor events. It’s an all-in-one system that turns virtually any cooler into a portable cold beer tap without the hassle or cost of renting a keg or related equipment. It’s got a pair of 1.5 gallon tanks you fill with beer, drop in your cooler, chill, & connect to the taps. The tanks have an integrated CO2 system so your beer is perfectly pressurized & fresh. If for some reason you want to put soda, wine, or sports drinks into the BeerGater, you can do that, too. A funded Indiegogo.

Lenovo Introduces Thin, Lightweight & Powerful ThinkPad P1 Laptop at werd.com

Lenovo Introduces Thin, Lightweight & Powerful ThinkPad P1 Laptop

Posted in Computers and Tech

Weighing less than 4 pounds, the ultralight ThinkPad P1 laptop from Lenovo is a 15″ pro-level mobile workstation that features a 4K Ultra HD display with 100 percent Adobe RGB gamut coverage, it’s equipped with eighth-generation Core i7, i9 or Xeon processors & Nvidia Quadro P1000 or P2000 GPU. Optimized for CAD/CAM/CAE designers, it’s certified for ArcGIS, AutoCAD, CATIA, Creo, Inventor, Microstation, NX, PDMS, SolidWorks, Vectorworks and the like.  So…it’s a serious machine that’s also seriously portable.