Gift Ideas For Men Under $50

Thanks a Lot, Mr. Kibblewhite: My Story at werd.com

Thanks a Lot, Mr. Kibblewhite: My Story

Powerhouse vocalist & frontman for The Who, Roger Daltrey has finally written his memoir, and he claims it took him nearly three years to unpack his life, separate the facts from the myth and get it all down on paper. The result is a frank and funny biography of both the man and the band, chock-full of well-earned wisdom and one-of-kind anecdotes from a raucous life that spans a tumultuous time of change in Britain and America.

Heimplanet Introduces Transit Line Travel Bags at werd.com

Heimplanet Introduces Transit Line Travel Bags

Posted in Bags and Gear

The Transit Line from the outdoor innovators at Heimplanet is a collection of sustainable, everyday travel bags designed to shift effortlessly between work, play & travel. The collection includes the 34-liter Transit Travel Pack, the 14-liter Rolltop Messenger Bag, & the compact Sling Pocket. All are constructed of Dyeco nylon fabric & loaded with Heimplanet’s consistently smart & user-focused features. Available for pre-order on Kickstarter now.

Google’s Titan Security Keys Make You Harder To Hack at werd.com

Google’s Titan Security Keys Make You Harder To Hack

Posted in Gadgets and Tech

With the introduction of their Titan Security Keys, Google is making it harder for you to get hacked. Available in both USB & Bluetooth forms, they take two-factor authentication (2FA), a step further. Most 2FA works by requiring an extra authentication, like an SMS code sent to your phone in addition to username and password for log-in. Google’s Titan keys replace that 2nd factor with the physical form of a key,—which must be connected for you to successfully log in. Both work without a network or battery power, the USB for your desktop or laptop & the Bluetooth which acts as a dongle for your mobile devices.

This Cable Charges Pretty Much Everything at werd.com

This Cable Charges Pretty Much Everything

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Anker’s PowerLine II 3-in-1 cable is the one cable for charging all your devices because it’s got interchangeable, built-in Micro USB, USB-C, and Lightning connectors. That means it’ll charge your iPhone, iPad, Huawei, HTC, LG, Samsung Galaxy, Sony Xperia, Android smartphone, and more. It’s also MFi certified from Apple, to deliver fast charging, plus strict quality testing ensures all your devices are charged safely, at their fastest possible speed.

Jorma Kaukonen Shares His Story of a Life In Music at werd.com

Jorma Kaukonen Shares His Story of a Life In Music

Been So Long is the story of how celebrated guitarist Jorma Kaukonen (Jefferson Airplane / Hot Tuna) found his place in the world of music and beyond; a candid and emotional account of his life and work. It covers 50 years of music making, from coming of age in Pakistan to jam sessions in San Francisco with Jerry Garcia, Janis Joplin, Bob Dylan, and other contemporaries plus love, loss, addiction, and recovery.

Matador’s FlatPak Bottles are Built for Ultralight Adventure Travel at werd.com

Matador’s FlatPak Bottles are Built for Ultralight Adventure Travel

Posted in Bags and Gear

Matador is fast becoming the top choice when it comes to packable adventure travel gear. Their FlatPak Toiletry Bottles are the only travel bottles designed for minimalist travel and ultralight adventure. 5X lighter and 3.5X more compact than traditional silicone travel bottles, they’re made of welded Cordura with a proprietary coating. With 3-ounce volume, they are also TSA approved. Fill them with anything from soap to toothpaste.

This Knife Fits in the Coin Pocket of Your Pants at werd.com

This Knife Fits in the Coin Pocket of Your Pants

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The circular-shaped Eclipse pocket knife from San Francisco’s Fulcrum Knives measures just 1.8-inches in diameter, just slightly larger than a U.S. One Dollar coin, so it’ll fit perfectly in the coin pocket of your jeans. Made up of 24 intricate little parts, it features a heat-treated stainless steel Wharncliffe style blade that flicks easily into action. With the blade deployed the Eclipse measures 2.9-inches.

PyroVault is a Suit of Armor for Your Zippo at werd.com

PyroVault is a Suit of Armor for Your Zippo

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Designed and made in the USA, the PyroVault provides the ultimate protection for your lighter. This waterproof, dustproof, smashproof housing accepts a standard Zippo butane lighter & its spring-loaded cap features a rubber O-ring to seal out the elements. It’s constructed of rugged, reinforced and heat resistant polymer. Available in 5 colors: Black, Urban Grey, Rescue Orange, Flat Dark Earth, and Olive Drab.

Build Your Own Solar Marble Machine at werd.com

Build Your Own Solar Marble Machine

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The solar-powered Marble Machine is a unique, laser-cut project you can build at home, combining model-building, solar-power, and cool mechanical function that people will definitely want to play with & ask about. Putting it together requires simple tools & a soldering gun. Once complete, its Solarengine circuit stores the light from the solar cell, and releases it in an occasional pulse that drives the mechanics. In sunlight, the motor drops a ball every half minute. In indoor light, motor pulses decrease to every few minutes. There’s also a hand crank to manually advance the marble wheel if you get impatient.

Game: The Chef’s Field-to-Table Cookbook at werd.com

Game: The Chef’s Field-to-Table Cookbook

With recipes gathered from 100 of the world’s best field-to-fork chefs, including James Beard award winners, Game is a gourmet guide to preparing everything from duck to venison as well as drinks and desserts to pair with them, it is illustrated with field and plate photography and includes text exploring the ins and outs of foraging, harvesting, and preparing game.

Here’s a Black Hole You Can Keep In Your Pocket at werd.com

Here’s a Black Hole You Can Keep In Your Pocket

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Made of 99.9% pure blackened Iron, the Event Horizon Spin Coin pays homage to the space time continuum—it is a pocket sized black hole you can carry with you. Created by cosmo fanatic J.L. Lawson Co. it features art that symbolizes the Singularity, event horizon, ergosphere, and the photon sphere. Simply spin it on a flat surface and try not to get sucked in by its gravitational pull. A funded Kickstarter.

The Maker Knife is a Sharp Little EDC Blade at werd.com

The Maker Knife is a Sharp Little EDC Blade

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With just the flick of a finger, the retractable blade of the Maker EDC knife is deployed & locked into position. Created by artisan knife-maker Giacomo Di Muro, it is crafted from aluminum & stainless steel & features a pocket clip. It uses ceramic utility blades which can be easily replaced when dull or broken.

Verve Coffee Roasters & Dripkit Partner Up on a Portable Pourover at werd.com

Verve Coffee Roasters & Dripkit Partner Up on a Portable Pourover

Posted in Drink and Host

NorCal-based Verve Coffee Roasters teamed up with Dripkit to create a ready-to-brew single-serve pourover for an epic cup anywhere you roam. Each Verve x Dripkit contains 15 grams of freshly roasted coffee in a perfectly packaged, single-serve pourover brewer. Just add hot water and you’ve got premium quality coffee in two minutes flat, wherever your adventures take you. Choose from their Duramina or Seabright roasts.