The Fuze Card Replaces All the Plastic in Your Wallet at werd.com

The Fuze Card Replaces All the Plastic in Your Wallet

Posted in Gadgets and Tech

Fuze is a smart card that consolidates your entire wallet into one card. It holds up to 30 cards and will work at retail locations worldwide. For security it offers location tracking, and instant remote wipe if lost, as well as app-driven card and finance management tools. A funded Kickstarter.

When Less Is More: The Minimal Pack from Heimplanet at werd.com

When Less Is More: The Minimal Pack from Heimplanet

Posted in Bags and Gear

The 18-liter Minimal Pack is exactly what the name implies—a super-clean, ultra-reduced design that carries your daily essentials without any distraction. Made of super-tough 500D Cordura Nylon 6.6, it features 3 exterior pockets & a 15” laptop pocket inside as well as two rows of MOLLE webbing for adding customization.

Aliens: The World’s Leading Scientists on the Search for Extraterrestrial Life at werd.com

Aliens: The World’s Leading Scientists on the Search for Extraterrestrial Life

We don’t know one way or another whether life really exists outside our solar system but in the last 20 years, real scientific interest & research into E.T., A.I., and S.E.T.I. (search for extra-terrestrial intelligence) has intensified. Comprised of essays from leading scientists in these fields, this book explores the current state of the hunt for alien life.

The Monsoon Bag Goes To Extremes at werd.com

The Monsoon Bag Goes To Extremes

Posted in Gear

Built to withstand the worst weather, the Monsoon Bag is a 100% water & dustproof 90-liter rooftop cargo carrier that will keep your gear clean & dry no matter where you go or what mother nature dishes out. The roll-top design features sonically welded seams and an IP 66 rating. Roof-rack ready.

Polk Audio Introduces the MagniFi Max SR System at werd.com

Polk Audio Introduces the MagniFi Max SR System

Posted in Audio & Speakers and Tech

Polk Audio does an amazing job of packing lots of features and true high-quality surround sound into a small package. The slim, MagniFi Max SR system includes a sound bar with 4 full-range drivers, 2 three-quarter-inch tweeters, & a one-inch center channel driver, plus a wireless sub with an eight-inch driver. It features DTS and Dolby Digital surround sound decoding. A pair of SR1 wireless satellite speakers is also part of the package.

A Fresh Alternative to Android & iPhones: The Essential PH-1 at werd.com

A Fresh Alternative to Android & iPhones: The Essential PH-1

Posted in Portable and Tech

Tech startup Essential is a new player in the smartphone market, created by Android founder Andy Rubin. Their first phone, the Essential PH-1 is ready to rival the best in both iPhone and Android technology. It’s the world’s thinnest dual camera phone and made with premium materials like titanium, ceramic & Gorilla Glass. Inside, it’s got a Qualcomm 835 processor, 4GB of RAM, and comes with 128GB of storage. Available for pre-order now.

SolSource Sport Provides Solar Power For Your Beach BBQ at werd.com

SolSource Sport Provides Solar Power For Your Beach BBQ

Posted in Gear

The SolSource Sport is a new portable solar cooker from One Earth Designs, that will grill, fry, and boil your favorite foods using nothing but the sun. As long as there’s enough light to see shadows, it warms up to cooking temps (392º) in just minutes, capturing enough heat to produce the equivalent of 1,000 W of cooking power with no fuel or waste.

Roll It Out & Sleep Anywhere with LaidBack Pads at werd.com

Roll It Out & Sleep Anywhere with LaidBack Pads

Posted in Camping and Gear

LaidBack Pads are a comfortable, portable sleeping pad for camping, outdoor lounging, and random naps in nature, when you want simple, set-up free chilling that requires no inflation. The pads are constructed of tough cordura on the outside and feature soft fleece on the sleeping surface, which is removable for washing. The pads weigh 8 pounds and roll-up with compression straps for storage.

Upgrade Your Homemade Pizza with Steel Stone at werd.com

Upgrade Your Homemade Pizza with Steel Stone

Posted in Kitchen and Space

With 20 times higher conductivity than a ceramic pizza stone, the Steel Stone is a ½ inch thick, 32-pound slab of solid steel that gets hotter faster, giving your homemade pies that crispy, blistered crust you crave and faster cooking times, every time. Made in the USA.

Form Meets Function In Nomatic Backpacks at werd.com

Form Meets Function In Nomatic Backpacks

Posted in Bags and Gear

The creators of Nomatic backpacks thought of pretty much everything. The packs are versatile, super functional, and loaded with thoughtful features, like side, top, and lay flat access. Removable padded pockets & organizers for laptop, technology, and clothing. They’re also expandable by a full 10-liters. They make 2 models: the Backpack and slightly larger Travel Pack. A funded Kickstarter.

A Stylish, Compact, Foldable Cruiser: The Whippet Bike at werd.com

A Stylish, Compact, Foldable Cruiser: The Whippet Bike

Posted in Bike and Sport

Designed for comfortable urban cruising and compact storage, the Whippet Bicycle was created by product designer/engineer Graham Powell & features a unique, patent-pending folding mechanism described as a ’tilt-tuck-tidy’ mechanism that requires no tools. The diamond frame is constructed of oval 25CrMo4 & Reynolds 631 tubing, that offers shock absorption while keeping it lightweight.

Ryobi Keeps it Chill with this Air Conditioned Cooler at werd.com

Ryobi Keeps it Chill with this Air Conditioned Cooler

Posted in Gear

It’s a 50-quart rolling cooler that also doubles as a portable air conditioner. Powered by Ryobi’s 18V P102 battery, it’s great for keeping the sport sodas icy as well as keeping you cool on the jobsite or at outdoor events. 4-hour run time with the included battery & charger.

Penfield Pac Shorts: Ready For Summer Stuff at werd.com

Penfield Pac Shorts: Ready For Summer Stuff

Posted in Wear

As spring temps heat up, it’s best to be prepared when you see the opportunity to jump in the lake, pool, river, or slip-n-slide. With a pair of Penfield’s packable Pac Shorts in your glove box or backpack, you’ll be in there. Made of lightweight, fast-drying nylon, the shorts pack away into the zippered pocket on the leg. Take ’em anywhere.

BMW Introduces Concept 8 Series Coupe at werd.com

BMW Introduces Concept 8 Series Coupe

Posted in Exotic and Rides

Unveiled this week at the Concorso de Eleganza in Lake Como, Italy, BMW’s all-new Concept 8 Series, showcased in the forthcoming coupe, reveals a completely new silhouette, angular, athletic, and refined. It still looks like a Beemer but overall, the design language is evolved. The rear-wheel drive coupe will be available in 2018.