Required Reading: The Tiger Woods Biography at werd.com

Required Reading: The Tiger Woods Biography

Based on three years of research and reporting, two acclaimed investigative journalists, Jeff Benedict of Sports Illustrated and eleven-time Emmy Award winner Armen Keteyian teamed up to deliver the first major biography of Tiger Woods. Sweeping in scope and packed with behind-the-scenes details, it chronicles the rise and epic fall of an American sports icon.

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Get HAL In Your Home, Powered by Amazon Alexa at werd.com

Get HAL In Your Home, Powered by Amazon Alexa

Posted in Gadgets and Tech

This replica of the interactive HAL 9000 computer from 2001: A Space Odyssey looks like the real thing and is driven by a Fire HD 10 tablet with the Amazon Echo platform built-in, giving you the power of Amazon Alexa voice assistant as well as eerie conversations with HAL himself.

SteelSeries’ Arctis Pro Series Headphones Bring 24-Bit Audio To The Game at werd.com

SteelSeries’ Arctis Pro Series Headphones Bring 24-Bit Audio To The Game

Posted in Audio & Speakers and Tech

Created for gamers who demand the best in audio quality, namely lossless 24-bit high fidelity, SteelSeries’ Arctis Pro PC headphones plug into the “GameDAC” breakout box, an advanced DAC powered by an ESS Sabre 9018 chip. It’s a set-up sure to deliver next-level sound for gaming but will make the most of 24-bit streaming services like Tidal HiFi. A wireless version is also available.

Doors From The Iconic Chelsea Hotel Go Up For Auction at werd.com

Doors From The Iconic Chelsea Hotel Go Up For Auction

Posted in Decor and Space

New York City’s Chelsea Hotel was the temporary home to many iconic personalities, from Jimi Hendrix, Bob Marley, Janis Joplin and Bob Dylan to Jack Kerouac, Mark Twain, Jackson Pollock and Andy Warhol. On April 12, Guernsey’s will auction off the doors to the rooms; and estimates for their prices stretch up to the $100K mark.

The Vitpilen 701 is a Husqvarna Built For The Streets at werd.com

The Vitpilen 701 is a Husqvarna Built For The Streets

Posted in Motorcycles and Rides

Husqvarna’s off-road, motocross and supermoto bikes have a devoted following; and with the introduction of the all-new Vitpilen 701, they’ve got another unique bike on offer for road riders. Powered by a single-cylinder KTM motor—borrowed from the Duke 690, it is a minimalist, lightweight ride made for cutting through the urban jungle. Available in the U.S. in May.

For 2019, Ford is Bringing Back the Mustang California Special at werd.com

For 2019, Ford is Bringing Back the Mustang California Special

Posted in Cars and Rides

Landing in the sweet spot between a standard Mustang and the bad-boy Shelby model, the 2019 Mustang California Special is powered by a GT motor with 460 hp and 420 lb-ft from a 5.0-liter V-8. The six-speed manual transmission also now offers automatic rev-matching technology. Visually it stands apart with upgrades like a fading stripe package, blacked-out grill, and special 5-spoke wheels. It goes on sale this summer, just in time for drop-top weather.

Keego Introduces The World’s First Squeezable Metal Bottle at werd.com

Keego Introduces The World’s First Squeezable Metal Bottle

Posted in Gear

Keego has produced the world’s first squeezable metal water bottle. Designed for athletic and everyday use, it is made from elastic Titanium, a material used in particle accelerators, like the one at CERN in Switzerland. Due to the high cost of production for this space-age bottle, Keego is using Kickstarter for public funding.  And guess what?  It’s already funded.

Mark Seliger Photographs: Rolling Stone & Beyond at werd.com

Mark Seliger Photographs: Rolling Stone & Beyond

Posted in Gear

Renowned Rolling Stone photog Mark Seliger has a body of work that spans 30 years and features many of the most famous and infamous faces of modern music and icons of pop culture: Kurt Cobain, Nelson Mandela, Leonardo DiCaprio, Barack Obama, Mick Jagger, Bob Dylan, Jerry Seinfeld, Jay-Z, and many more. Hardcover. 256 pages.

2018 Jack Daniel’s x Indian Scout Bobber at werd.com

2018 Jack Daniel’s x Indian Scout Bobber

Posted in Motorcycles and Rides

Jack Daniel’s & Indian teamed up on a limited edition version of the Scout Bobber, honoring the volunteer fire brigade that protects Jack Daniels’ distillery and first responders everywhere. Key features include a tone-on-tone matte black paint scheme which has never been done by Indian before, 24 karat gold graphics on the tank and fenders, and a perforated leather seat with “Jack Daniel’s” embroidered in gold thread. Only 177 of the bikes will be produced.

A Closer Shave: The Angle Razor at werd.com

A Closer Shave: The Angle Razor

Posted in Groom and Shave

The Angle Razor gives you the closeness of a barber shop style straight-razor shave in a simple, modern, & safe design. Machined from 7075 aluminum, it uses inexpensive, disposable blades of all sorts and the balanced, minimalist design makes it easy to master the art of straight blade shaving. A funded Kickstarter.

This Tent Blocks Out Heat & Light So You Can Sleep-In at werd.com

This Tent Blocks Out Heat & Light So You Can Sleep-In

Posted in Camping and Gear

If you’ve suffered the effects of the sunrise sauna in your tent, check this out. The Siesta2 from Outback Logic is a compact all-season (including festival season) tent that blocks heat and light, allowing you to sleep comfortably even under blazing sun without sacrificing protection from the cold. The double-walled design is breathable and its heat & light blocking fly is waterproof. A funded Kickstarter.

Samsung’s New QLED 4K TVs Look Better Than Ever at werd.com

Samsung’s New QLED 4K TVs Look Better Than Ever

Posted in Tech and Television

Samsung’s new line of QLED 4K TVs feature improved color, mainly better blacks and ship with the brand’s Bixby voice assistant technology as well as a dashboard for their SmartThings smart home platform, so you can control smart home devices from your screen. They also feature an “ambient” mode that allows them to blend in with your wall.  There are 4 models in the lineup ranging in size from 49 to 82 inches.

A Season in the Sun: The Rise of Mickey Mantle at werd.com

A Season in the Sun: The Rise of Mickey Mantle

In A Season In The Sun, acclaimed historians Randy Roberts and Johnny Smith recount the defining moment of Mantle’s legendary career: 1956, when “The Mick” overcame a host of injuries and critics to become the most celebrated athlete of his time; a perfect idol for postwar America, a wholesome hero from the heartland who hit like hell.