The Wax Pack: On the Open Road in Search of Baseball’s Afterlife at werd.com

The Wax Pack: On the Open Road in Search of Baseball’s Afterlife

Crazy idea for a book. In The Wax Pack, writer and baseball fan Brad Balukjian takes a single pack of baseball cards from 1986 (the first year he collected cards) opens them up & then embarks on a quest to find all the players in the pack. Absurd, maybe, but true. A where-are-they-now adventure to the heart of American ideals. He took this trip solo in the summer of 2015, spanning 11,341 miles through thirty states in forty-eight days.

Matador’s Reusable Rubber Zip Ties Eliminate Waste at werd.com

Matador’s Reusable Rubber Zip Ties Eliminate Waste

Posted in Gear for Men

Matador Re-ties make sense. They work like regular zip ties but are much smarter than their one-time-use plastic counterparts.  Re-ties are made of rubber so you can use them again and again. Whether you’re bundling items together, attaching stuff to your backpack, or just want to keep a few on hand for emergencies, you’ll be impressed with the durability and function. They hold up to 15 lbs. each and measure 12-inches in length. Sold in 4 packs.

Cuisinart’s Woodcreek Pellet Grill Cooks with Wood or Charcoal at werd.com

Cuisinart’s Woodcreek Pellet Grill Cooks with Wood or Charcoal

Posted in Gear for Men and Grill

The ability to cook with wood or charcoal makes Cuisinart’s Woodcreek 4-in-1 Pellet Grill a versatile backyard grill. It’s got a 30-pound pellet hopper, a briquet insert and removable tray for charcoal—so you can choose your fire, whether you’re grilling or slow-smoking. The system includes a pair of bluetooth meat thermometers that will send cooking & temperature data to your device via the Cuisinart App.

Logitech’s Ergo K860 is a More Comfy Keyboard at werd.com

Logitech’s Ergo K860 is a More Comfy Keyboard

With an ergonomic design that Logitech says, “reduces muscle strain on your wrists and forearms,” the Ergo K860 keyboard offers pro-level performance and increased comfort. Like the brand’s range of ergonomic mice, the keyboard is more vertical & 3-D, and includes an integrated pad for resting your wrists. Connects to Macs & PCs via bluetooth or USB.

GMC Unveils Bigger, Badder 2021 Yukon at werd.com

GMC Unveils Bigger, Badder 2021 Yukon

Posted in Automotive and Trucks

GMC just rolled out the new Yukes. That’s the 2021 Yukon, Yukon XL and off-road ready Yukon AT4. Overall, the new model is bigger, with a longer wheelbase and offers more cargo space as well as lots of optional toys and treats—like available air suspension and a 420-hp 6.2-liter V8 or the Denali’s 15-inch multicolor head-up display. Look for the new Yukon—in its full-range of trims & power options—to arrive at dealers by mid-summer.

NOMAD’s Base Station Stand Delivers Max Power in a Minimalist Design at werd.com

NOMAD’s Base Station Stand Delivers Max Power in a Minimalist Design

Posted in Gadgets and Tech & Gadgets

Lean, elegant, focused. That pretty much sums up the Base Station Stand from Nomad. This versatile wireless charging dock boasts a soft leather charging surface with two coils to deliver 10W of power to your iPhone, AirPods Pro, wireless-enabled AirPods, or any other Qi-compatible device. The angled charging surface holds your device at a convenient angle to view the screen vertically or horizontally.

Hasselblad Adds Ultralight XCD 4/45P To Its X1D Lens Lineup at werd.com

Hasselblad Adds Ultralight XCD 4/45P To Its X1D Lens Lineup

Hasselblad’s new XCD 4/45P is the world’s lightest digital medium format autofocus lens on the market today. That means legendary Hasselblad image quality in a really portable package. Weighing in at just over a half a pound and not even 2-inches tall, the f4 45mm lens is comprised of 9 elements, for state-of-the-art optics & that timeless square format in the brand’s compact X1D camera system.

Aclim8’s COMBAR Pro is a Rugged EDC Multitool at werd.com

Aclim8’s COMBAR Pro is a Rugged EDC Multitool

Developed to U.S. Military standards, the COMBAR Pro from Aclim8 is a tough multi-tool built for outdoor adventure. Made with premium materials like titanium, stainless steel, aircraft-grade aluminum and glass-reinforced nylon, it features a hammer, folding axe, saw, spade, & a 4.5” drop point knife blade. Weight: 2.5 lbs.

Kohler’s Numi 2.0 is a Most Intelligent Toilet at werd.com

Kohler’s Numi 2.0 is a Most Intelligent Toilet

Posted in Bath and Home Stuff and Tech & Gadgets

Rising above thousands of new tech products released at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, Kohler’s Numi 2.0 toilet was a CES 2020 Innovations Awards honoree. As the brand’s most advanced intelligent toilet, it offers exceptional water efficiency, personalized cleansing and dryer functions, a heated seat and built-in speakers. The integrated lighting features can be paired with speakers to create different spa-like environments within your bathroom space. Amazon Alexa is also built in.

Nurvv Insoles Optimize Running Data At the Source at werd.com

Nurvv Insoles Optimize Running Data At the Source

For runners seeking to increase speed, improve their stride mechanics and remain uninjured, Nurvv Insoles are made for you. These connected footbeds feature 32 digital sensors that measure & track running data right at the source—your feet. Measuring cadence, step length, foot strike, pronation and asymmetry, they keep you informed. An app-based coaching component uses your data to provide personalized feedback, coaching, & custom workouts to help you improve.

Lenovo’s ThinkBook Plus Features an Onboard E-Ink Display at werd.com

Lenovo’s ThinkBook Plus Features an Onboard E-Ink Display

With an integrated e-ink display on the outside, Lenovo’s new ThinkBook Plus is a versatile 13-inch notebook optimized for multitasking. Use the outside screen to take notes or work out ideas while free of the distractions of your browser and other apps. The Windows-powered ThinkBook Plus comes bundled with Lenovo’s Precision Pen for smooth, seamless note-taking.

Replace Your Outdated Deadbolt with the Wi-Fi Smart Lock From August at werd.com

Replace Your Outdated Deadbolt with the Wi-Fi Smart Lock From August

The Wi-Fi Smart Lock is the latest addition to the August brand’s range of connected home security devices. The lock replaces your standard deadbolt with one you can control remotely to lock & unlock, check door status, grant virtual guest keys, and see who’s coming and going. Or use Alexa, Apple HomeKit & Google Assistant for voice control of your door. It’s easy to install and attaches to your existing deadbolt on the inside of your door so you can keep your original keys. With built-in Wi-Fi, this lock also requires no additional bridge to connect.

Insta360 & Leica Team Up on the One R Action Cam at werd.com

Insta360 & Leica Team Up on the One R Action Cam

Posted in Gear for Men

Created with the most respected name in photography, Leica, the One R is the latest 360º action cam from Insta360. With its very GoPro-esque form factor the One R is a modular design that offers both dual-lens 360º set-up and forward-facing wide-angle configuration boasting up to 5.7K video capture, Flow State stabilization, waterproofing to 5-meters, and much more.

The Electric Denzel Truvor Scrambles in Silence at werd.com

The Electric Denzel Truvor Scrambles in Silence

Posted in Automotive and Motorcycles

The Denzel Truvor is a scrambler-style electric motorcycle powered by a synchronous magnetic motor boasting 12,000 watts of peak power and top speed of 75 MPH. Its efficient lightweight battery delivers a 75-mile range while the entire chassis, as well as the swingarm, are made of carbon fiber. Mixing classic scrambler style with modern systems, it’s built for emission-free adventures on and off-road.

These Hardgraft High Tops Keep It Classic at werd.com

These Hardgraft High Tops Keep It Classic

If you’ve ever looked at those pictures of athletes and sports teams from the 1800s and wondered “What are those?” They’re basically these. Mimicking the design of a vintage football boot, Hardgraft’s Old School High Top Sneakers are a boot-like casual shoe made in Italy and constructed of soft, supple calf skin and feature a rugged rubber soul with teeth for grip. Just like the ones they wore way back when.

We Will Rise: A True Story of Tragedy and Resurrection in the American Heartland at werd.com

We Will Rise: A True Story of Tragedy and Resurrection in the American Heartland

This is the inspiring true story of the tragic loss and triumphant resurrection of a local basketball team and its coach in a small Indiana town. There is a plane crash that kills the team and its coach & a city that tries to make meaning of the hopeless disaster. A new coach, seeking to restore the team and its legacy, begins an unlikely journey to redemption, for the families of those lost as well as healing the heart of the city.