Gift Ideas For Men Under $50

When You Want a Better Keyring, Go Grovemade at werd.com

When You Want a Better Keyring, Go Grovemade

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Grovemade knows that the little things matter, that’s why they considered every detail when creating their Aluminum Key Ring. Fashioned from a solid block of high-strength aluminum, it is light yet indestructible. Designed to hook quickly on and off your belt loop, it also does double-duty as a bottle opener.

This Land Captures Classic America in an Expansive Collection of Contemporary Photos at werd.com

This Land Captures Classic America in an Expansive Collection of Contemporary Photos

After the shock of the 9/11 attacks, photographer Jack Spencer set out on an epic mission to explore and document the American landscape from coast-to-coast. Thirteen years, forty-eight states, and eighty thousand miles of driving later, This Land is a collection of his most moving images. Using monochromes and distressed black-and-whites, the images of iconic places and classic themes become timeless statements of American identity.

A New Workout Weapon For Your Arsenal: The Steel Mace at werd.com

A New Workout Weapon For Your Arsenal: The Steel Mace

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Hindu and Persian warriors used the steel mace as a weapon of battle back in the 13th century. Fitness outfitter Set For Set has re-imagined the mace as a powerful workout tool for the modern warrior. Offered in 15 & 20 lb. models, it is made of cast iron and features a knurled rubber hand grip and matte black powder coat finish.

An Unlikely Tale Of Friendship Between a CIA Spy & a Soviet Double Agent at werd.com

An Unlikely Tale Of Friendship Between a CIA Spy & a Soviet Double Agent

Spies In The Family is a true-life thriller and revealing memoir from the daughter of an American intelligence officer. It is the story of 2 families, the author’s father, who was exposed as a CIA spy in the 1970s and his Soviet counterpart, double-agent Fedorovich Polyakov. Over the years, the two men developed a close friendship which spanned continents & decades and endured to the final days of their lives.

Use a Rocket Air Blaster to Keep Dust Off Digital Devices at werd.com

Use a Rocket Air Blaster to Keep Dust Off Digital Devices

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If you own decent video & photo gear you need one of these in their camera bag. Because a fingertip or lens cloth is no way to clean a fiber or speck of dust off a lens or sensor.  The Rocket Air Blaster keeps yours dirty digits out of the mix. Available in 3 sizes and they also work great for blowing dust off keyboards, monitors, and any other place dust collects.

New Literary Biography: Ernest Hemingway, Russian Spy at werd.com

New Literary Biography: Ernest Hemingway, Russian Spy

Along with his Nobel Prize winning novels and larger-than-life persona, it turns out Ernest Hemingway was also a Russian spy. Deep research from author Nicholas Reynolds reveals a complex and expansive web of espionage that ranges from hunting for Nazi subs to Soviet NKVD operations to his connection to revolutionaries and influence in the FBI.

Native Union’s Dual-Port Smart Charger Makes a Lot Of Sense at werd.com

Native Union’s Dual-Port Smart Charger Makes a Lot Of Sense

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A smart, compact form and Smart IC technology combine to make this one ingenious dual-port USB wall charger. Smart IC technology ensures your device is charging at maximum speed (3.1A max & 2.4A per port) while also providing safety & surge protection. Fold-away plug pins make it portable & pocketable.

Stay Lit with Automatic Motion-Sensing LED Light Bars You Can Stick Anywhere at werd.com

Stay Lit with Automatic Motion-Sensing LED Light Bars You Can Stick Anywhere

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There’s always a spot you wish had more light—the back of the closet, that one shelf, the end of the hallway with the nighttime toe-stub hazard. These little OXYLED light bars are a great solution. They have built-in motion sensing, so they turn on when you’re within 9-feet & turn off 15 seconds after you leave, they’re stick-on mounted with an adhesive strip, and they’re powered by AA batteries.