Gift Ideas For Men Under $50

The Operator at werd.com

The Operator

Told in his own words, The Operator presents SEAL Team Operator Robert O’Neill’s awe-inspiring four-hundred-mission career, which included his involvement in attempts to rescue “Lone Survivor” Marcus Luttrell and abducted-by-Somali-pirates Captain Richard Phillips and ultimately culminated in those famous shots that killed the world’s most wanted terrorist, Osama bin Laden.

Vincent Bartender’s Hand Salve at werd.com

Vincent Bartender’s Hand Salve

Posted in Groom and Skin

Hard-working bartenders constantly have wet hands, dip their digits into harsh chemical sanitizers, & need to repeatedly wash their hands throughout a shift. All this leads to dry, chapped, and even cracked hands. Vincent Skin Care was created by a bartending couple, Eric Uhrynowski and Pamela Maguire, who together found their own solution to this problem.  Bartender’s Hand Salve is it: it provides natural moisture & a waterproof barrier plus it’s paraben, phosphate, & scent-free.

The Chosen Few at werd.com

The Chosen Few

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.

Twelve South Magic Bridge at werd.com

Twelve South Magic Bridge

Posted in Computers and Tech

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.

Fabric FLR30 Accelerometer Activated Brake Light at werd.com

Fabric FLR30 Accelerometer Activated Brake Light

Posted in Bike and Sport

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.

The Perfect Valentine’s Day Card

Posted in Gear

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.

So Let It Be Written: The Biography of Metallica’s James Hetfield at werd.com

So Let It Be Written: The Biography of Metallica’s James Hetfield

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.

Connect EDC Bag at werd.com

Connect EDC Bag

Posted in Bags and Gear

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.

BRuX Coffee Maker Mug at werd.com

BRuX Coffee Maker Mug

Posted in Gear

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.

Ryobi Whole Stud Detector at werd.com

Ryobi Whole Stud Detector

Posted in Gear and Tools

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.

Kawartha Dry Bag + Cooler Insert at werd.com

Kawartha Dry Bag + Cooler Insert

Posted in Camping and Gear

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.

The Hideaway Jacket at werd.com

The Hideaway Jacket

Posted in Light Jacket and Wear

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.

Midnight Scoop at werd.com

Midnight Scoop

Posted in Kitchen and Space

With a design that provides maximum leverage, the Midnight Scoop makes it easier to get the ice cream out of the frozen container & into your cup or cone. It’s made from a solid piece of aerospace grade aluminum, so no matter how frozen your favorite flavor may be, it scoops like a hot knife slides through butter.

belkin Wemo Mini Smart Plug at werd.com

belkin Wemo Mini Smart Plug

Posted in Gadgets and Tech

The Wemo Mini Smart Plug lets you control your electronic devices right from your phone or tablet. It uses your existing home wi-fi network to provide wireless control of lamps, heaters, fans, and more, with no subscription or hub required. Just plug it into an electrical outlet then plug a device into the Smart Plug, and control your device using the free Wemo app.

Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI at werd.com

Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI

From New Yorker staff writer David Grann, #1 NYT best-selling author of The Lost City of Z, comes this true-life murder mystery about one of the most monstrous crimes in American history. In the 1920s, the Osage Indians of Oklahoma were some of the country’s richest—vast oil reserves were discovered on their lands. But one by one, the richest Osage families were murdered in cold blood. 24 people in total and under the direction of FBI director J. Edgar Hoover, the FBI badly bungled their first big murder case.