SolPad at werd.com

SolPad

Posted in Gadgets and Space and Tech

The SolPad system is a sustainable solar power source that combines a panel, a power storage battery & power inverter into one efficient device. It can be used at home or off-grid. Features include one-tap access to energy consumption & generation data. It also functions as a wi-fi hotspot & the SolControl app allows you to power, control & monitor usage of specific smart home devices and appliances. Available in the second half of 2017.

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Nube Stratos Modular Hammock Shelter at werd.com

Nube Stratos Modular Hammock Shelter

Posted in Camping and Gear

The Stratos is a fresh take on a hammock-style camping shelter. It’s lightweight & modular with a two-layered system to keep weather out & insects out while providing dry storage for up to 100lbs. of gear. The system consists of the Stratos Fly, which offers extreme wind and rain protection and the Stratos Shield, a zippered mesh cover that offers insect protection & gear storage beneath your hammock. via

Taschen HR Giger Limited Collector’s Edition at werd.com

Taschen HR Giger Limited Collector’s Edition

Best known for the horrific sci-fi monster he created in Ridley Scott’s original Alien film, the dark and psychedelic artwork of HR Giger has now been collected into a limited-edition Sumo-sized compendium covering his entire creative output. 400 pages of massive prints, fold-outs, essays, and insights from Giger scholars as well as the artist’s own writings.

Steam Oven Toaster Balmuda at werd.com

Steam Oven Toaster Balmuda

Posted in Kitchen and Space

The Toaster from Japan’s Balmuda is for adults only, reason being: it turns perfectly innocent food into decadent food porn. It’s a steam toaster oven that won the Good Design Award for its sharp looks and ability to give your toast a crispy outer crust with a warm & spongy inside.

D3 Traveller Raw Duffel at werd.com

D3 Traveller Raw Duffel

Posted in Bags and Gear

This limited edition travel duffel from SDR Traveler is made of Dyneema, a weather-proof material about two times stronger than Kevlar at almost half its weight. It features waterproof zippers, 2 stow pockets & converts to a backpack.  And at just 1.2 pounds, it packs down to the size of a sweater when not in use.

Tesla Solar Roof at werd.com

Tesla Solar Roof

Posted in Space and Tech

With Tesla, tech visionary Elon Musk brought the world cool green cars, super-efficient home power batteries with Powerwall, & now: the Solar Roof. Tesla’s rooftop solar tiles will be available in a variety of styles & they look very similar to traditional roofing materials but the difference is power. They are ultra-efficient & durable solar collectors that feed free solar power to your home for immediate use or to be stored in your Powerwall batteries.

BOB Multi-Opener at werd.com

BOB Multi-Opener

Posted in Gear and Tools

Available through the MOMA store, the award-winning BOB multi-opener combines a clean design aesthetic with the ability to easily open pull-tabs, vacuum lids, crown caps, beverage cans and twist caps. Made of hardened aluminum & produced in Germany.

Killspencer Baseball Glove at werd.com

Killspencer Baseball Glove

Posted in Equipment and Sport

For the creation of their blacked-out Collector’s Edition baseball glove, Killspencer used premium full-grain, uncorrected leather and added bullhide accents. The interior lining is soft & supple sheepskin. All materials were hand-cut & hand-threaded. Monogramming is optional. Made in the USA.

Ghostland: An American History in Haunted Places at werd.com

Ghostland: An American History in Haunted Places

In his new book, ghost-obsessed author Colin Dickey traveled all across America in search of haunted places: houses & hotels, abandoned prisons & empty hospitals. Exploring the stories that intertwine with these ghostly tales, he discovers unsolved crimes and peculiar stories that he assembles into a strange new chronicle of American history.

James The Swell at werd.com

James The Swell

Posted in Gear

Teaming up again with the design wizards at Discommon, James Brand created a limited edition version of their Chapter knife called The Swell. Its titanium & aluminum scales feature an intricately machined texture that represents an ocean wave—rough on the front and perfectly smooth behind. The 2.33″ blade is premium D2 Steel. Made in the USA.

Native Union Eclipse at werd.com

Native Union Eclipse

Posted in Tech

Eclipse will keep your cables organized & look good doing it. It’s a stylish USB hub that can hold 3 cables and keeps them neat, tangle free & out of sight. When you need some juice, just tap the wooden pop-up top & plug in. A funded Kickstarter.

This Way Madness Lies at werd.com

This Way Madness Lies

History taught us that locking the mentally ill up in prison-like asylums didn’t really work. And This Way Madness Lies is an illustrated exploration of how the treatment of madness has evolved from the 17th century to today. It highlights some of the scariest & most infamous asylums, like Bethlem Royal Hospital, London, also known as Bedlam.

Jeep Revolution BFR-3 Go-kart at werd.com

Jeep Revolution BFR-3 Go-kart

Posted in Rides

It’s a Jeep, so you know it’s built for off-road action. The Revolution BFR-3 is a pedal-powered go-kart with big air-filled off-road tires, 3 gears, and a unique pedaling system allows you to go in reverse—easier to back out of a bog. There’s also a roll-bar & rear mud guards plus the frame is adjustable so you can add a second seat for riding 2-up. Sorry, kid-size only.

LG UltraFine 4K & 5K Displays at werd.com

LG UltraFine 4K & 5K Displays

Posted in Computers and Tech

LG & Apple teamed up to create a new series of 4K & 5K displays designed specifically to work with the new MacBook Pro. The 27-inch, 5K Ultrafine Display features IPS technology & boasts 5120 x 2880 resolution, built-in camera, speakers & offers 3 USB C-type ports. The 4K model is 21.5” with 4096 x 2304 resolution.