Gift Ideas For Men Under $50

Being a Skate Dad Sure Isn’t Easy at werd.com

Being a Skate Dad Sure Isn’t Easy

Kickflip Boys is the story of a father’s struggle to understand his skateboarder sons, both willful challengers of authority and convention, and to accept his role as a vulnerable “skate dad” while confronting his fears that the boys are destined for an unconventional and potentially fraught future. So basically, it’s every father’s tale. Just with kickflips.

Get It Just Right With <i>Japan: The Cookbook</i> at werd.com

Get It Just Right With Japan: The Cookbook

From soups, noodles, rices, pickles, one-pots, sweets, and vegetables, Japan: The Cookbook has more than 400 inspiring recipes by acclaimed food writer Nancy Singleton Hachisu. These iconic and regional traditions of Japan are organized by course and contain insightful notes alongside the recipes as well as stylized photos.

MSTR LINX: A Simpler, Smarter Way To Carry Your Keys at werd.com

MSTR LINX: A Simpler, Smarter Way To Carry Your Keys

Posted in Gear

MSTR LINX is a titanium carabiner key carrying system that offers a clever way to keep keys organized by allowing you to carry them in three convenient configurations. Precise interlocking sub-rings allow you to deploy your various keys while keeping them secure when attached to the main ’biner. A funded Kickstarter.

Stay Juiced with GoalZero’s Sherpa 15 Power Bank at werd.com

Stay Juiced with GoalZero’s Sherpa 15 Power Bank

Posted in Gadgets and Tech

GoalZero’s compact Sherpa 15 Power Bank is a rugged little backup battery that will recharge your phone twice & your headlamp & POV camera 2-4 times. It features the latest in thin-pack lithium technology and is equipped with the cables you need to charge your devices on-the-go, including Lightning, micro USB, and USB-C. In a wall outlet, it recharges in 2.5 hours & with a Goal Zero solar panel, 4-8 hours.

The Vory: Russia’s Super Mafia at werd.com

The Vory: Russia’s Super Mafia

Based on two decades of research, the story of the Vory—as the Russian mafia is also known—is one you probably haven’t heard before. They are Russia’s much-feared crime class, a group born early in the 1900s from Gulags and criminal camps, where they developed a unique culture identified by signature tattoos, an oath to the thieves’ code, forbidding all paid employment and cooperation with law enforcement and the state.

Purify The Air With Activated Charcoal at werd.com

Purify The Air With Activated Charcoal

Posted in Gear

Chikuno’s home air purifiers clean the air with all-natural activated charcoal and clay minerals. The porous structure of these materials allows the purifiers to effectively draw impurities out of the air. With a micro-honeycomb structure, they’re engineered to optimize and amplify absorption, neutralizing odors and removing moisture in enclosed spaces.

Coming Soon: The Definitive Biography of Robin Williams at werd.com

Coming Soon: The Definitive Biography of Robin Williams

From his breakout role in Mork & Mindy to his Academy Award-winning performance in Good Will Hunting, Robin Williams was a comedian and actor of singular talent who made an indelible mark on American entertainment. And this new book is the definitive biography. Written by New York Times culture reporter Dave Itzkoff, it draws on more than a hundred original interviews with family, friends, and colleagues, ultimately revealing that Williams’ comic brilliance masked a deep well of conflicting emotions and self-doubt. Coming May 15.

Here’s Your Toolkit for Mobile Mixology at werd.com

Here’s Your Toolkit for Mobile Mixology

Posted in Bar Ware and Host

Rabbit’s Compact Bar Tools give you 6 bar-keeper essentials all stored in a pocketable hard-case. The tools are made of stainless steel and feature a flat design, which keeps them neatly nested in their case. The set includes a strainer, citrus zester, bottle opener, stirring stick, jigger, and bar knife.

This Chess Set is the Size Of a Credit Card at werd.com

This Chess Set is the Size Of a Credit Card

Posted in Gear

Based on a quick Google search, we feel semi-confident in saying this is probably the smallest chess you’re likely to find anywhere. The size of a credit card! Believe it. To play, just pop the tiny plastic pieces out of the plastic frame and arrange them on the board as you would on a normal size set. We’re guessing this is for chess emergencies only as it’s likely a one-time use.

Goal Zero Has A Solar Lantern For Your Summer Adventures at werd.com

Goal Zero Has A Solar Lantern For Your Summer Adventures

Posted in Camping and Gear

With Goal Zero’s Crush Light solar lantern, you’ve got a lightweight, durable and portable little 60-lumen light for all sorts of adventures. It’s also collapsible, so it packs flat. It’s got 4 light modes & a battery life ranging between 3 hours on high & 35 hours on low. There’s also a mood-setting “candle light” mode & the lantern recharges with its integrated solar panel or by Micro USB.

Questlove Can Help You On Your Creative Quest at werd.com

Questlove Can Help You On Your Creative Quest

Questlove of the Roots is a famed percussionist, multi-instrumentalist, DJ, music journalist, record producer, occasional actor, and now, self-help author. In Creative Quest, he synthesizes all the creative philosophies, lessons, and stories he’s heard from the many creators and collaborators in his life, and reflects on his own experience, to advise readers and fans on how to consider creativity and where to find it.