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Xbox One S at werd.com

Xbox One S

Posted in Gadgets and Tech

Microsoft just unveiled the Xbox One S at the E3 expo in Los Angeles. This compact new system is 40% smaller than the original Xbox. But it’s not just smaller, the One S holds 2TB of storage and supports 4K Ultra HD video (including Blu-ray) and HDR capabilities for both gaming and video. The controller has also been upgraded and now features Bluetooth connectivity.

Kyboka Cart at werd.com

Kyboka Cart

Posted in Gear

The Kyboka Cart is lightweight and the flat-pack design means it will fit easily in the car with all your other gear. When you’re ready to go, it quickly transforms into a sturdy, all-terrain gear hauler rolling on knobby tires and featuring an ergonomic handle that swivels 360º for easy maneuvering.

House of Nails: A Memoir of Life on the Edge at werd.com

House of Nails: A Memoir of Life on the Edge

House of Nails is the autobiography of former world champion baseballer, multimillionaire entrepreneur, and imprisoned felon Lenny Dykstra. In his own words, Dykstra chronicles his unbelievable life from the World Series to drugs to building an investment empire, losing it all, and being sent to prison for fraud.

Bandsaw Blade Steak Knife at werd.com

Bandsaw Blade Steak Knife

Posted in Kitchen and Space

Hand ground from high-grade carbon steel salvaged from an industrial bandsaw blade, M Crow’s Bandsaw Blade Steak knives feature wooden handles in your choice of black walnut, osage orange, toasted maple or American holly, affixed with hand-hammered copper rivets.

Krazy Beaver Super Shovel at werd.com

Krazy Beaver Super Shovel

Posted in Gear and Tools

It’s all about the spikes. For tough digging jobs, the jagged teeth on this heavy-duty America-made shovel make it easier to break through ice, clay, and roots. The handle is made of lightweight yet super-tough fiberglass & the D-Grip features a hollow storage compartment to carry emergency essentials, like matches, flint, hooks, & fishing line.

DSPTCH Gym/Work Pack at werd.com

DSPTCH Gym/Work Pack

Posted in Bags and Gear

San Francisco-based DSPTCH built the Gym/Work pack to take you straight from work to workout. It features a padded laptop compartment and an exterior pocket with a secure Fidlock closure. And for your after-work athletics, the 25-liter pack features a moisture-resistant lining to carry sweaty clothes & a ventilated shoe pocket that fits sizes up to 13.

The United States of Beer at werd.com

The United States of Beer

From the author of the definitive history of Bourbon, Dane Huckelbridge, comes The United States of Beer: A Freewheeling History of the All-American Drink.  From George Washington’s first unsuccessful batch of homebrew to the rise of our country’s global mega beer brands to the frontlines of our current craft brew renaissance, this book covers the evolution of America’s favorite drink.

Skinners Footwear at werd.com

Skinners Footwear

Posted in Sneakers and Sport and Wear

Blurring the line between socks and shoes, Skinners are ultraportable minimalist footwear for sport, yoga, travel, or just chilling. They provide the comfortable freedom of a barefoot feel but offer the sort of all-terrain protection & traction you get from shoes. Silver is woven into Skinners for odor prevention.

The Amityville Horror House Is On the Market at werd.com

The Amityville Horror House Is On the Market

Posted in Space

1979’s The Amityville Horror was a downright scary movie based on a true story. Newlyweds move into a house where a mass murder was committed and are driven out by strange & sadistic spirits. That iconic Long Island, NY home is now on the market.  The ad describes a formal dining room, heated sunroom & other upgrades but makes no mention of possible blood stains hidden beneath the oak hardwoods.

Wild Bill Leather Duffle Bag at werd.com

Wild Bill Leather Duffle Bag

Posted in Bags and Gear

Handmade in Washington State from supple, dry milled chap leather and featuring classic materials like hand-peened copper rivets & solid brass hardware, the Wild Bill duffle is a bag built for the long haul.

Suunto Spartan Ultra GPS at werd.com

Suunto Spartan Ultra GPS

Posted in Watches and Wear

Suunto’s latest smart sport watch, the Spartan Ultra GPS combines GPS and a FusedSpeed accelerometer with a wide array of activity tracking functions for running, triathlon, swimming, cycling, adventure racing, skiing and more. Paired with a Suunto Smart Sensor, it will also track your heart rate.

Venier Customs Moto Guzzi V7 at werd.com

Venier Customs Moto Guzzi V7

Posted in Motorcycles and Rides

Brooklyn-based custom bike builder Stefano Venier turned his hand to Moto Guzzi’s popular modern classic, the V7. His subtle but stunning re-do cleaned up the clunkier bits of this Italian 750. His tweaks included new aluminum bodywork, an elongated tank and seat, as well as a shaved rear fender with a stealth, integrated LED tail light. Fresh rubber & new forks, plus a bit of blacking-out here & there. via

Food and the City at werd.com

Food and the City

The title is long enough to tell you exactly what you’re going to be reading about. In her new book, Food and the City: New York’s Professional Chefs, Restaurateurs, Line Cooks, Street Vendors, and Purveyors Talk About What They Do and Why They Do It, author Ina Yalof takes you on an insider’s journey into New York’s vibrant and copius food scene with a host of the city’s most celebrated & seasoned chefs.

Withings Body Cardio Scale at werd.com

Withings Body Cardio Scale

Posted in Gear

The wi-fi connected Body Cardio scale measures weight, body mass index, fat, muscle, water, bone mass and standing heart rate. It also uses pulse wave velocity (PWV) technology to deliver cutting edge cardiovascular measurements you’d normally get from a doctor; and all of it, straight to your iPhone where it’s charted in a dedicated app.