The Streak: Lou Gehrig, Cal Ripken Jr., and Baseball’s Most Historic Record at werd.com

The Streak: Lou Gehrig, Cal Ripken Jr., and Baseball’s Most Historic Record

This is the fascinating story of baseball’s legendary “Ironmen,” two players from different eras who each achieved the coveted and sometimes confounding record of most consecutive games played. It chronicles the careers of the fabled “Iron Horse” of the New York Yankees, Lou Gehrig and Cal Ripken Jr., who 42 years later beat Gehrig’s record by playing 2,130 games in a row.

The Volterman Smart Wallet Does Much More Than Carry Cash at werd.com

The Volterman Smart Wallet Does Much More Than Carry Cash

Posted in Gear and Portable and Tech and Wallets

Who carries cash anyway? Why not get a wallet that’s got 512MB of RAM, a built-in camera, and doubles as a Wi-Fi hot spot? Yes, the Volterman smart wallet will carry your cards and cash, but also offers GPS, RFID, and can charge your phone. And if someone tries to steal it, you can switch the wallet to “lost” mode and the camera will snap a photo of the thief.

Better For Your Body: Ergonofis Adjustable Height Desks at werd.com

Better For Your Body: Ergonofis Adjustable Height Desks

Posted in Space and Table

The benefits of a stand-up desk are undeniable but then sometimes, you need to take a seat. Ergonofis adjustable desks are the perfect solution. With just the press of a button, they move with you. Height adjusts from 23 inches to 48.7 inches on an electronic frame. The interface for adjustment is inlaid in the wooden desktop with simple up & down arrow buttons and a digital display. Choose from several wood types and tones. Custom sizes are also available.

TAD’s Axis Expedition Duffel is Purpose-Built for the Long Haul at werd.com

TAD’s Axis Expedition Duffel is Purpose-Built for the Long Haul

Posted in Bags and Gear

Engineered with advanced materials like waterproof LS-42 Sailcloth, X-Pac Ripstop, and 510D Cordura, plus a wide range of organizational capabilities, the American-Made Axis Expedition duffel brings modern capabilities to the classic gear hauler. Parallel rows of compression straps on the exterior secure contents inside the bag from unwanted movement and make for easy attachment to racks. Removable shoulder straps give you the option of backpack carry. Available in 50, 75, and 100-liter sizes.

The RED Hydrogen One Smartphone Has a 3-D Holographic Display at werd.com

The RED Hydrogen One Smartphone Has a 3-D Holographic Display

Posted in Portable and Tech

Groundbreaking digital cinema camera company RED has now created Hydrogen One, a high-end Android-powered smartphone with a holographic 3D display. It uses nanotechnology that allows users to switch “seamlessly between holographic multi-view content, 3D content, and interactive games.” It also uses an algorithm to convert stereo sound into “multi-dimensional audio” and though there are few details at this point, modular camera accessories will also be available. Due out late 2018.

New Nintendo Switch Controllers with Vintage Vibes at werd.com

New Nintendo Switch Controllers with Vintage Vibes

Posted in Gadgets and Tech

Created for use with the new Nintendo Switch system, these Joy Con Classic controllers borrow the familiar looks of old school NES game controllers but feature modern function. They get vintage style points for the gray-black-red color scheme & rounded buttons but also have built-in accelerometers & gyro sensors for Nintendo’s newest games.

New Ducati XDiavel Concept is Modern & Minimalist at werd.com

New Ducati XDiavel Concept is Modern & Minimalist

Posted in Motorcycles and Rides

Based on Ducati’s XDiavel cruiser, this custom collab creation features the craftwork of Belgian bike builder Fred Krugger. By rebuilding the tail, tank, and fully exposing the engine, the ‘Thiverval’ takes on a much more streamlined look. Custom paint in multiple finishes completes the conversion.

The Most Powerful 911 Ever Built: The 2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS at werd.com

The Most Powerful 911 Ever Built: The 2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS

Posted in Exotic and Rides

With an additional 80 horsepower & 37 pounds more torque, the 2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS is officially the fastest and most powerful street-legal 911 ever built. Powered by a 3.8-liter water-spray twin-turbo motor, it produces a neck-snapping 700 horsepower and 553 pound-feet of torque. The interior is just as powerful: wall-to-wall red Alcantara leather and carbon fiber everywhere.

The Samsara Smart Suitcase is Made for the Modern Traveler at werd.com

The Samsara Smart Suitcase is Made for the Modern Traveler

Posted in Bags and Gear

Constructed of aircraft grade aluminum with a hardy anodized coating the Smart Suitcase from Samsara features built-sensors that sync with a phone app allowing you to track your bag at all times as well as sending notifications if anyone attempts to open it. There’s a built-in power pack for charging your USB devices and an outer LED that let’s you see what’s inside, even in your dark hotel room. The interior has a built in garment bag plus smaller bags for organizing clothes & toiletries. Smart indeed.

SolarGaps Smart Blinds Generate Solar Power Without The Panel at werd.com

SolarGaps Smart Blinds Generate Solar Power Without The Panel

Posted in Decor and Space

As a renter, you’re not going to mount solar panels on the roof but with SolarGaps smart blinds, you can harness the power of the sun to cut down your monthly power bill. SolarGaps blinds automatically track the sun throughout the day, adjusting to the optimal angles to generate electricity & power devices in your home, apartment or office. They can generate up to 150W of solar energy per 10 sq. ft. of a window, enough to power 30 LED light bulbs or three MacBooks. The set-up is a simple plug & play.

The Panobook Desktop Notebook Isn’t Just For Designers at werd.com

The Panobook Desktop Notebook Isn’t Just For Designers

Posted in Gear

Made with high quality materials and thoughtful details the Panobook is a panoramic notebook for your desk. With it placed above, below, or beside your keyboard vertically, use it to take notes, make lists or rough out sketches. Dimensions are approx. 11.3” X 6.5” and the paper stock is 70 lb. Finch Soft White Ultra Smooth. It features a subtle 5mm dot grid imprint. Panobook is spiral bound and comes with a cardboard slipcase for shelf storage. A funded Kickstarter.

Fill Your OtterBox Elevation 64 Growler & Go at werd.com

Fill Your OtterBox Elevation 64 Growler & Go

Posted in Gear

Colorado-based OtterBox makes durable goods. So it stands to reason they’d try their hand at designing some Yeti-esque drinkware. And with their Elevation 64 Growler, they nailed it. The rugged, vacuum-sealed bottle is constructed of copper-lined stainless steel and holds 64 ounces of your favorite libation, enough to share if you have to.