Gift Ideas For Men Under $50

Google Home Has Two New Smart Speakers: Mini & Max at werd.com

Google Home Has Two New Smart Speakers: Mini & Max

Posted in Audio & Speakers and Tech

The Google Home product line continues to grow with the release of two new smart home speakers: the Google Home Mini and Max. The Mini is a compact, tabletop speaker featuring built-in Google Assistant and 360º sound. The Max is larger, delivering room-filling sound and is the first speaker to feature Google Smart sound technology that tunes the sound to optimize audio quality for the room and the music you choose.

Author of <i>The Martian</i>, Andy Weir Returns with a Moon-Based Thriller in <i>Artemis</i> at werd.com

Author of The Martian, Andy Weir Returns with a Moon-Based Thriller in Artemis

From the bestselling author of The Martian comes a new near-future thriller in a heist story set on the moon. It follows smuggler Jazz Bashara who sees the chance to commit the perfect crime, with a huge potential reward. Everything goes down on the moon’s first city called Artemis.  Expect more of what Weir does so well – the intelligent fusion of space facts with enthralling fiction.

Iron Maiden Frontman Pens <i>What Does This Button Do?: An Autobiography</i> at werd.com

Iron Maiden Frontman Pens What Does This Button Do?: An Autobiography

You know Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickinson as the lungs behind such hard rock classics as Run To The Hills & Number Of The Beast but did you know Dickinson is also an airline captain, aviation entrepreneur, motivational speaker, beer brewer, novelist, radio presenter, and film scriptwriter? Dig into his long-awaited autobiography and learn much more about the man and the band.

20th Century Fox & MGM Release Halloween Blu-ray Film Collection with Limited Edition Art at werd.com

20th Century Fox & MGM Release Halloween Blu-ray Film Collection with Limited Edition Art

Posted in Media and Movies

To celebrate Halloween, Twentieth Century Fox and MGM Home Entertainment have created new collectible Blu-ray and DVD packaging for 19 of their iconic horror, thriller, and classic slasher film titles. From, Carrie, The Fly, and Living Dead to Poltergeist, The Hills Have Eyes, and Child’s Play, the exclusive, limited edition cover artwork was created by renowned artist/illustrator Orlando Oracena and rendered in vibrant colors and creepy detail. Available at major retailers nationwide for a limited time.  Even if you can’t locate the Blu-rays, Oracena has made all of the box covers available as prints for sale on his website which we have linked to below.

This Sleek Aluminum Laptop Stand Frees Up Space On Your Desk at werd.com

This Sleek Aluminum Laptop Stand Frees Up Space On Your Desk

Posted in Computers and Tech

Satechi’s Universal Vertical laptop stand holds your laptop in a vertical, upright position to maximize valuable space on your desktop. The all-aluminum design promotes airflow to keep your laptop cool and it’s adjustable to fit laptops and tablets from ½” to 1 ¼” thickness. Available in silver, space gray and black to pair beautifully with your Apple devices.

Ali: A Life is the Complete & Unauthorized Biography at werd.com

Ali: A Life is the Complete & Unauthorized Biography

In this definitive biography of American icon and iconoclast Muhammad Ali, New York Times best-selling author Jonathan Eig reshapes our understanding of the man, myth, and legend through the access he had to the key people in Ali’s life—his three surviving wives and his managers. He also had access to thousands of pages of FBI files, as well as hours of newly discovered interview audio from the 1960s.

The Qbit EDC Ruler Has Ancient Origins at werd.com

The Qbit EDC Ruler Has Ancient Origins

Posted in Gear and Tools

Based on the world’s earliest known measuring device, the Cubit Ruler, the Qbit is a modern interpretation of an ancient tool. An EDC ruler you’ll always have handy. Precision machined from solid brass and stainless steel, Qbit comes in metric or standard measurement systems in either the short, key chain-friendly 3-inch length or 6″ length. A funded Kickstarter.

Feed Your 4-Legged Friend from a Basecamp Bowl at werd.com

Feed Your 4-Legged Friend from a Basecamp Bowl

Posted in Gear and Pets

At home or out on the trail, your 4-legged friend deserves to eat and drink like the good boy he is. Hook him up with a Basecamp Bowl from Ruffwear and watch that tail wag. Made of easy-to-clean, food-grade stainless steel, the bowl holds 5 cups of food or water and has a no-slip silicone base. Available in a variety of colors with a durable, powder-coated finish.

Universe is a Far-Reaching Celebration of Astronomy at werd.com

Universe is a Far-Reaching Celebration of Astronomy

Assembled by an international panel of experts, Universe is a groundbreaking survey that celebrates astronomy through 300 images created by those who have tried to understand—or who have been inspired by— the beauty and mystery of the stars, planets, and beyond. This one-of-a-kind collection includes paintings, photographs, sculpture, animation, prints, sketches, and digital renderings plus iconic works by renowned photographers, artists, and astronomers as well as previously unpublished finds.

The Gear Aid Buri Knife is a Sharp Companion for Camping and Everyday Action at werd.com

The Gear Aid Buri Knife is a Sharp Companion for Camping and Everyday Action

Posted in Camping and Gear

Gear Aid, a go-to care and repair outdoor brand just released a new fixed blade knife optimized for camping and everyday action. The Buri features a full tang, 3-inch drop point blade with both straight and serrated edges made with 420 stainless. It’s equipped with a bottle opener for obvious reasons and comes in a MOLLE-compatible sheath that has multiple attachment points, so you can keep it handy. It weighs just 5.5 ounces and comes in high-visibility orange and black.

The Dude Designed This Spatula at werd.com

The Dude Designed This Spatula

Posted in Kitchen and Space

The No Kid Hungry Tools for Change campaign brings celebrity art to cool kitchen utensils, like this Silicone Spatula featuring the art of Jeff “Lebowski” Bridges, with a 30% portion of the proceeds going to fight childhood hunger in America. The Bridges spatula is made of BPA-free silicone that resists heat up to 600º and features a paintbrush-style beechwood handle.

Jeri-Rigg Anchor Straps Handle Heavy Loads at werd.com

Jeri-Rigg Anchor Straps Handle Heavy Loads

Posted in Gear

When you’ve got valuable gear to haul, store, or secure, you need to know that your straps and tie-downs are bombproof. If you’ve got Jeri-Rigg Heavy Duty Anchor Straps, you’re good. The unique design lets you wrap the strap around all sorts of shapes and uses a loop, and velcro to create an anchor point with a 1500-pound working load strength.

Esbit Titanium Camp Utensils Lighten Your Load at werd.com

Esbit Titanium Camp Utensils Lighten Your Load

Posted in Camping and Gear

Made of super-lightweight titanium, the Esbit folding fork, knife, and spoon set will keep you properly fed while camping, traveling, or just cutting out single-use plastic cutlery. With a compact, fold-up design they’re non-corrosive and non-toxic with no metallic taste, and they weigh just .4-.6 ounces each.

Find Your Next Dream Trip in The New York Times Explorer Series at werd.com

Find Your Next Dream Trip in The New York Times Explorer Series

Edited by best-selling travel writer Barbara Ireland, the Explorer Series takes readers and travelers beyond the obvious with adventures in exotic places as well as giving new perspectives on familiar ones, all based on the distinguished journalism of the New York Times. The series launches with Beaches, Islands, & Coasts and Mountains, Deserts, & Plains. Upcoming volumes include Urban Adventures and Road, Rail, & Trail.