This is the tale of a company of U.S. paratroopers who arrived in eastern Afghanistan in 2007 hoping to help the local people extend the Afghan government’s reach into this remote wilderness & quash the Taliban’s advance. Instead, they spent the next fifteen months under continuous attack, always outnumbered by Taliban fighters. Some of the “Chosen Few” survived; some did not. Two among them received the Medal of Honor for valor in combat.
The Magic Bridge adapter allows you to organize & streamline your desktop by connecting your Apple Magic Trackpad 2 to your Apple Wireless Keyboard. You can put the trackpad on either the left or right & the adapter gives you easy access to the power switch & Lightning ports for charging.
The FLR 30 is a compact & USB rechargeable bicycle brake light that makes clever use of an accelerometer to increase brightness as your speed decreases. This results in a dual-purpose light that alerts traffic as you slow down and/or come to a stop. A versatile mount allows it to be mounted in various positions: on your helmet, bike frame or seatpost.
From the werd.com archive…
Admit it. You have a special kind of love. One that doesn’t quite fit into the traditional mold. But, you’re a perfect match; mutually tweaked and head over heels. For you, special occasions usually mean writing in blank greeting cards. Not anymore. We found the goods, sincerely.
With the release of a new album in 2016—the first in a decade—Metallica proves yet again to be an enduring & unquestionably influential force in heavy rock. In this biography of front-man James Hetfield, music writer Mark Eglinton uses exclusive, firsthand interviews with prominent rock stars and key figures in Hetfield’s life to construct the definitive account of metal’s heaviest hitter.
Small enough to be stealth but capacious enough to tote everything in your ever-growing arsenal of EDC gear, the Connect Everyday Carry Bag has 12 compartments, 8 utility pockets, 3 cushioned inserts, an internal swivel hook, a paracord loop, a clear storage window for credit cards/ID, an earphone storage pocket, large outer mesh pockets, a magnetic front pouch, plus a shoulder trap & belt loops for 2 carrying options. Load it up & go.
If your favorite cup o’ Joe is a pour-over you brew yourself, the BRuX coffee mug will be your go-to when you’re on-the-go. It’s a vacuum-insulated 20-ounce steel mug & self-contained brew system with a standard cone coffee filter holder that nests inside. Pop in a filter, add coffee & water. Done.
This new “whole stud” finder from Ryobi gives you a more complete picture of the stuff you’re trying to hit. The EFS 5000 uses a series of LED’s along the top to show you where the entire stud is. It also features a marker for the center of the stud: an LED lights up when it’s centered and with the press of a button you can leave a small dimple to mark it. Powered by a singe AA battery.
This 25-liter roll-top dry bag will keep your valuables high & dry on land or sea. It’s made of rugged & completely waterproof 500D PVC. Add in the cooler insert and suddenly you’ve got a leak proof soft-sided cooler that will keep your supplies ice cold. Includes an adjustable shoulder strap for comfortable carry as well as a D ring for lashing it down.
Weighing in at a mere 10-ounces, this ultra-packable hooded windbreaker is made of waterproof ripstop nylon. Panels throughout the jacket are designed to accept any type of insulation: dry leaves, newspaper, etc. It packs down into a pocket-size stuff sack that can easily go everywhere you go. When the weather starts acting up, you’ll be ready.