Gift Ideas For Men Under $50

Wage Office Warfare with a Mini Crossbow at werd.com

Wage Office Warfare with a Mini Crossbow

Posted in Gear

Even though they’re small and effectively harmless, the mini EDC Crossbows from Uncommon Carry are fully functional & well-built toy weapons. They’re handmade in sturdy stainless steel and shoot small projectiles like Q-tips, toothpicks & wooden matches 15-25 meters. And additional ammo can be stored in the chamber. Choose from 4 different styles.

This is Quite Possibly the Sickest Spork Ever Created at werd.com

This is Quite Possibly the Sickest Spork Ever Created

Posted in Camping and Gear

A full 18-months of design & engineering went into the creation of the Morsel Spork. It’s a spoon, a fork, and a knife plus it’s got a rubbery edge along the spoon side, so it works as a spatula, too. The long handle design also makes it a more functional cooking tool with deep reach for stirring, scraping, and even cleaning up after you eat.

Do Angels Need Haircuts? Collects The Poetry Of Lou Reed at werd.com

Do Angels Need Haircuts? Collects The Poetry Of Lou Reed

This slim volume is the first to be produced by the Lou Reed Archive. It gathers poems, photographs from the era by Mick Rock, Moe Tucker, and others plus images from rare poetry zines, and a 7-inch record of previously unreleased audio of Reed’s 1971 St. Mark s Church reading, giving readers a look into a little known side of one of the most unique voices in American pop culture.

Shower Like You Mean It, With a Sudski at werd.com

Shower Like You Mean It, With a Sudski

Posted in Bath and Gear and Space

Two inevitables: needing to shower & needing a beer. With a Sudski, you can combine the two to keep the buzz buzzing while you clean up your act. It mounts with no suction cups, adhesives or hardware, and it won’t leave any residue behind. The silicone Sudksi securely grips to glossy surfaces like glass, mirror, marble, metal, shiny tiles, and laminate, using a patented technology.

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.

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

Keego Introduces The World’s First Squeezable Metal Bottle

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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.

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.

Post-It Extreme Notes Weather The Storm at werd.com

Post-It Extreme Notes Weather The Storm

Posted in Gear and Work

As the name would suggest, Post-It Extreme Notes are not your run-of-the-mill sticky notes. They’re made with ultra-strong dura-hold paper and adhesive to be water-resistant, durable, and writable. For indoor or outdoor use, they stick to textured and difficult surfaces in hot or cold environments.

CRKT Revives Their Award-Winning Snap Lock Knife at werd.com

CRKT Revives Their Award-Winning Snap Lock Knife

Posted in Gear and Tools

Designed by Ed Hoy in Abingdon, Virginia, CRKT’s Snap Lock knife won the Most Innovative Knife Award at the 2004 Blade Show. Now more than a decade later, it returns in an updated design. The unique snap-lock mechanism is still every bit as interesting and makes this 6.5” EDC folding knife as fun as it is functional.

Rolling Stone 50 Years of Covers: A History of the Most Influential Magazine in Pop Culture at werd.com

Rolling Stone 50 Years of Covers: A History of the Most Influential Magazine in Pop Culture

When it came to pop culture, Rolling Stone had its fingers on the pulse for more than 50 years and landing on its cover was proof positive that you were a star. From John Lennon, Bob Dylan, Axl Rose, Madonna, Nirvana to Steve Martin, Rihanna, Adele, Radiohead, and Barack Obama, this book is packed with cover shots as well as photographer insights, outtakes, and excerpts from the issues.

Space Odyssey: Stanley Kubrick, Arthur C. Clarke, and the Making of a Masterpiece at werd.com

Space Odyssey: Stanley Kubrick, Arthur C. Clarke, and the Making of a Masterpiece

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the greatest sci-fi film ever made, Space Odyssey is the inside account of how director Stanley Kubrick and writer Arthur C. Clarke created the cinematic masterpiece 2001: A Space Odyssey. Through extensive interviews with Clarke, Kubrick’s widow, visual effects supervisor Doug Trumbull, and others, author Michael Benson explores and explains how movie magic was made.

TUG Provides a MagSafe Connection for Standard Outlets at werd.com

TUG Provides a MagSafe Connection for Standard Outlets

Posted in Gadgets and Tech

Inspired by Apple’s now-retired MagSafe power connector, TUG is a magnetic break-away connector that works with any power cord to protect against those inevitable & super-wack trip-on-the-cord-and-send-your-laptop-flying situations we all want to avoid. Sold as singles or in a 3-pack.

All the Pieces Matter: The Inside Story of The Wire at werd.com

All the Pieces Matter: The Inside Story of The Wire

Hard to believe that the last episode of HBO’s acclaimed crime drama The Wire aired more than a decade ago. All The Pieces Matter is a celebration of the groundbreaking, issue tackling, career launching hit series. Consider this the definitive oral history of the iconic show, as told by the actors, writers, directors, and others involved in its creation.

The $20 WyzeCam V2 is Now Even Wiser at werd.com

The $20 WyzeCam V2 is Now Even Wiser

Posted in Gadgets

The makers of the WyzeCam all-in-one 1080p HD smart home camera have given their new model, WyzeCam V2, a hardware upgrade. Changes include Motion Tagging technology which detects and outlines motion in both live stream and replay modes. It got a powerful new CMOS sensor to provide even clearer images for both day and night vision. There’s a class-K audio power amplifier and a new audio chip that significantly reduces TDD interference and EMI, and lastly, a matte finish replaces the glossy finish found on the original.