The Butchering Art: Joseph Lister’s Quest to Transform the Grisly World of Victorian Medicine at werd.com

The Butchering Art: Joseph Lister’s Quest to Transform the Grisly World of Victorian Medicine

In The Butchering Art, author and historian Lindsey Fitzharris lays out the grisly, almost unbelievable horrors of Victorian medicine in shocking detail. In it she shares stories of pre-anesthesia surgery while telling the story of Joseph Lister, the quiet Quaker doctor who discovered that germs were the cause of all infections and developed the antiseptic methods that ushered in the modern era of medicine.

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Blackboard is the World’s First Writing Tool to Use Liquid Crystal Paper at werd.com

Blackboard is the World’s First Writing Tool to Use Liquid Crystal Paper

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Blackboard is an electronic writing tool that uses an inkless pen to write on paperless paper; a stylus that writes on Liquid Crystal Paper to be more precise; a non-digital pixel-free technology that looks and feels like the real thing. And its 8.5” X 11” letter-size design and semi transparent writing surface enable you to write, draw, or trace over documents, photos, maps, even other digital screens.

Grovemade’s Wireless Charging Pad Will Look Dope On Your Desktop at werd.com

Grovemade’s Wireless Charging Pad Will Look Dope On Your Desktop

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Clean, simple, & stylish, the Wireless Charging Pad from Grovemade features a stainless steel base and natural cork top as well as an adjustable-length red USB power cord that wraps up & nests underneath. The minimalist design will keep your desktop looking sharp & keep your phone juiced & always ready for action. Available in black or natural.

Wink Lookout is a Simpler Smart Home Security System at werd.com

Wink Lookout is a Simpler Smart Home Security System

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Wink Lookout is a complete smart home security system that can connect to all the smart devices in your home to provide comprehensive coverage. The system includes the hub, a motion sensor, sensors for doors & windows, a siren, and a chime alarm with a built-in flashing light. The app delivers notifications, offers one-touch 911 dialing,  & monitors who comes & goes, as well as deliveries. No subscription is required.

This Black & Decker GoPack Juices Your Tools and Mobile Devices at werd.com

This Black & Decker GoPack Juices Your Tools and Mobile Devices

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For rugged, all-weather power anywhere you need it, the Black & Decker BCB001K 12V MAX GoPak has you covered. It will power up your tools and other devices anywhere you go with a 4A USB output. And with its 4A microUSB charge input, it will recharge back to full power in just 2.5 hours. It also features built-in LEDs to function as a flashlight when needed.

G-RO Bags are Built for the Modern Commuter & Traveler at werd.com

G-RO Bags are Built for the Modern Commuter & Traveler

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G-RO came to life in 2015 with a record-breaking Kickstarter campaign. Now they’ve launched a fresh collection of well-designed bags: 2 packs & 2 carry-on rollers. They feature premium materials like ballistic nylon & rugged, all-terrain wheels. The packs both offer a built-in 10k mAh power supply & Tile Bluetooth trackers. Another funded Kickstarter.

Sony’s a7R III Camera Delivers Pro-Level Power in a Compact Package at werd.com

Sony’s a7R III Camera Delivers Pro-Level Power in a Compact Package

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The all-new a7R III from Sony is a full-frame, mirrorless camera equipped with a 42.4MP sensor, 4K video recording, 10FPS continuous shooting, and a hybrid AF system with 399 phase-detection points. It picks up where the only 6-month old A9 left off, offering a brighter, more detailed display & an upgraded, touch-sensitive 1.44-million dot LCD and Whitemagic technology.

With Chris as Your Co-Pilot, You’ll Stay Focused on the Road at werd.com

With Chris as Your Co-Pilot, You’ll Stay Focused on the Road

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Sorry Alexa, there’s another driving assistant who’s ready to roll. His name is Chris. Officially, he’s the world’s first “co-driver.” He’s an AI powered passenger who will manage your messages, take and end calls, control your music, and even follow navigation while you stay focused on the road. Using speech recognition & gesture control, Chris learns the more you use him. This heads-up mounted smart device installs in just minutes and is compatible with any car.

Noon Delivers Smart Lighting Solutions Without The Smartbulbs at werd.com

Noon Delivers Smart Lighting Solutions Without The Smartbulbs

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Rather that focusing on creating a smart lightbulb, Noon focused on the switch to turn any light in your home into an easy-to-control smart light. They offer 2 types of switches, one that controls the room, and another to control individual lights. The “room director” switches act like a hub & features an OLED touchscreen for controlling all the lights in a given room or area, whether that’s by a timer, by your phone, or by tapping a switch.

The Jackery New Spark Means No Waiting for the Tow Truck at werd.com

The Jackery New Spark Means No Waiting for the Tow Truck

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When you’ve got a dead battery, the Jackery New Spark will get you back on the road in just minutes. It’s a powerful 800-amp portable car jump starter with a peak output of 1800mAh that features smart jumper cables and battery booster, plus a built-in LED flashlight. For all kinds of roadside emergencies, this is one compact convenient device that can literally save your butt.

This Lightweight & Ultra-Compact EDC Flashlight is Tini at werd.com

This Lightweight & Ultra-Compact EDC Flashlight is Tini

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Tini is a mini metallic keychain light that will add a bright, white 380-lumens of illumination to your EDC kit. Constructed of aerospace grade aluminum, it is tough yet lightweight and features a built-in, high capacity lithium-ion battery with a 60-hour run time. It recharges via micro USB and weighs just .47 ounces.

We Found Your Halloween Soundtrack & It’s All on Vinyl at werd.com

We Found Your Halloween Soundtrack & It’s All on Vinyl

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Created for fans of both vinyl and classic horror, the Box Of Souls is an 8 LP box set featuring the soundtracks to seven of the A Nightmare On Elm Street films. The set features original music by Charles Bernstein, Christopher Young, Angelo Badalamenti, Craig Safan, Jay Ferguson & J. Peter Robinson plus an extensive amount of art and packaging, all created & designed by Mike Saputo. The albums are pressed on 180 Gram black vinyl and each features extensive liner notes from the artists.

James Brand & Salomon Team Up For A Special Edition EDC Blade at werd.com

James Brand & Salomon Team Up For A Special Edition EDC Blade

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Portland-based James Brand makes knives. They teamed-up with sort-of-Portland-based ski and sport brand Salomon to create the Chapter X Salomon Orange + Titanium pocket knife. It features a locking 2.33” inch D2 steel blade with scales made of orange anodized aluminum & 6AL 4V titanium. There’s also a removable pocket clip and a vague branding connection to a Salomon snowboard called the Super 8. But this knife is lightweight, versatile, and really orange and also features laser-etched co-branding.

With Cloud Cam, Amazon Can Do In-Home Deliveries at werd.com

With Cloud Cam, Amazon Can Do In-Home Deliveries

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Cloud Cam is Amazon’s home security cam and as expected, it’s Alexa-equipped. On top of that it works with Amazon’s new “Key” delivery function which will allow Amazon to deliver packages inside your home. If you have an Echo device, you can view & control up to 10 Cloud Cams remotely and do all the normal stuff like send notifications, let you check in on pets, kids, and stream 1080p video from anywhere. It also features motion detection, cloud storage of surveillance footage and adaptive AI learning to keep your home safer. Available in November.

In the Veer Cruiser, Your Little Ones Can Go Anywhere at werd.com

In the Veer Cruiser, Your Little Ones Can Go Anywhere

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The Veer Cruiser combines the best features of a premium-quality stroller with the fun and function of a rugged wagon, to give kids a comfy ride on or off road. It converts and transforms to fit children from infant all the way to toddler & beyond. It is built on a tough, lightweight aluminum frame, features cushy front suspension, a one-foot brake, and large knobby tires for terrain of all types.