Archive for December, 2018

HatchetHawk is the Tool for Whatever Needs Chopping at werd.com

HatchetHawk is the Tool for Whatever Needs Chopping

Posted in Gear for Men and Tools

Combining elements of a traditional Francesca Frankish axe, the classic bearded axe, a hammer & a tomahawk, the HatchetHawk is a heavy-duty tool for all types of chopping and cutting chores. It’s made of drop-forged 5160 tool steel and the handle is polypropylene plastic injection molded over a rigid aluminum core. It comes with a blade-protecting leather sheath.

This Backpack Expands To Fit Everything at werd.com

This Backpack Expands To Fit Everything

Posted in Gear for Men and Men's Bags

Designed in Italy, the Banale Backpack sets itself apart with a design that allows you to expand it when you need to carry more & compresses down when you’re carrying less. The pack’s “Wrapping Pocket” also gives you the ability to carry odd shaped items like a basketball, helmet or parcels for shipping. A funded Kickstarter.

Warmth, Ambiance, & No Clean-Up at werd.com

Warmth, Ambiance, & No Clean-Up

For camping, RV travels, tailgating, beach parties, and evenings in the backyard, this propane-powered fire pit from Cypress Outdoor heats things up nicely without having to deal with firewood, smoke, & ash. It is 21-inches in diameter and kicks out a bun-warming 58K BTUs. Comes with a cover and carry kit.

Build & Program Your Own Roving Robots with Makeblock’s Ultimate 2.0 at werd.com

Build & Program Your Own Roving Robots with Makeblock’s Ultimate 2.0

Posted in Gear for Men

The Ultimate 2.0 from Makeblock is a powerful 10-in-1 robotics kit that offers building and programming fun for all experience levels. With over 160 parts & modules, the kit comes with easy-to-follow assembly guides for 10 designs which can serve as launch pads for your own inventions. The main controller board is capable of simultaneously driving 10 servos, 8 DC motors or 4 stepper motors and is compatible with both Arduino & Raspberry Pi.

The Lucis 3.0 Mood Lamp is a Multi-Function Powerhouse at werd.com

The Lucis 3.0 Mood Lamp is a Multi-Function Powerhouse

Posted in Gadgets and Tech & Gadgets

There’s a lot going on with this little pod. The Lucis 3.0 Mood Lamp gives you a portable mood light & enough backup power to share with your friends. It’ll charge iPhone X 3 times, works as a wireless Qi charger and cable charger, offers touch sensitive dimming, 250 lumen brightness and color-changing mood lighting with more than 16 million colors. Battery life: up to 88 hours. A funded Indiegogo.

Hear Exactly What You Want with Firefly Smart Wireless Earbuds at werd.com

Hear Exactly What You Want with Firefly Smart Wireless Earbuds

Firefly Smart Wireless earphones have a sweet feature that most wireless buds don’t: Ambient Sound Mode. This “situational awareness” technology allows you to tune in or tune out the sounds around you. Perfect for those outdoor activities like biking or jogging when you want to be aware of what’s going on around you. They also deliver HD sound & feature an 1PX5 waterproof rating.

Treat Your Feet To Waterproof Socks at werd.com

Treat Your Feet To Waterproof Socks

Posted in Men's Clothing

The secret to the wind- & waterproofing of these socks is a proprietary 3-layer construction and a unique wool blend that allows them to block out the water & wetness you don’t want getting in while also allowing for breathability and wicking properties that transport moisture outward from within. The result: dry comfortable feet in all kinds of conditions.

Bandit 9 Goes Full Chrome On This Classic British Bike at werd.com

Bandit 9 Goes Full Chrome On This Classic British Bike

Posted in Automotive and Motorcycles

Generally speaking, the Royal Enfield Continental GT is a fun but modest little bike. Good for backroads and scenic Sunday spins. This one though, built-up and chromed-out by the crew at Bandit 9 is more of a showpiece. They gave it handmade tins and a rear cowl plus built custom parts for pretty much everything: headlight, fork, swingarm, speedo, pegs, levers, brakes, and on and on. All of it, as you can see, is dipped in mirror-like chrome.

Le Labo’s Scented Votive Candles Look as Good as They Smell at werd.com

Le Labo’s Scented Votive Candles Look as Good as They Smell

Posted in Decor and Home Stuff

As an extension of its iconic fragrance line, New York-based perfume maker Le Labo has created a line of hand-poured votive candles featuring their Santal 26 scent, which the brand describes as an aristocratic scent, at once gentle, smoky and leathery. The packaging is unique, too: concrete containers made from recycled stone dust in Maine. The candles come in packs of three and are made in the USA.

This is the Most Advanced Charcoal Grill We’ve Ever Seen at werd.com

This is the Most Advanced Charcoal Grill We’ve Ever Seen

Posted in Gear for Men and Grill

Triple Michelin-Star chef Heston Blumenthal has just launched the 4K, a new charcoal-fired barbecue grill with Australia’s Everdure. The renowned British chef says the grill design is “inspired by the 4,000-year tradition of Kamado-style and man-made ceramic clay cooking.” Charcoal is ignited with the press of a button & the grill gets super-hot, enough to cook a perfect Neapolitan pizza in just 2 minutes. In addition to high heat & giving you an award-worthy sear, it also functions as a slow cooker & smoker. Can be controlled remotely using the dedicated app.

The Kogalla Ra Adventure Light at werd.com

The Kogalla Ra Adventure Light

Designed to out-perform standard headlamps and flashlights the Kogalla Ra Adventure light has a bank of 5 LEDs that crank out 800-lumens of light, plenty to light up the trail ahead after the sun goes down. For ultra-running, backpacking, caving, and other after-dark adventures, this versatile light is powered by a 6700 mAh battery pack that recharges via USB.

This iMac Stand Brings Convenience Front & Center at werd.com

This iMac Stand Brings Convenience Front & Center

Annoying: reaching around to the back of your iMac every time you need to plug-in or unplug an accessory. Satechi’s new iMac stand fixes that. Their Type-C Aluminum Monitor Stand Hub for iMac not only elevates your iMac to a more posture-friendly height, it adds a front-facing hub that gives you access to the ports you need most. It includes a 5Gbps USB-C data port, three 5Gbps USB 3.0 ports, plus slots for SD and microSD cards, as well as a headphone jack. Available in Silver or Space Gray.

Your Drinks Deserve Ice This Nice at werd.com

Your Drinks Deserve Ice This Nice

Posted in Home Stuff and Kitchen

Because it’s made of soft, flexible silicone, the ice cubes pop right out of this travel ice tray from Peak. It’s BPA-free, dishwasher safe, and features a protective lid for keeping freezer burn out. It makes 12 cubes at a time—perfect for a round of cocktails anytime, anywhere. Available in a variety of colors and available singly or in sets of 2 or 4.

These Premium Postcards Celebrate The Starry Skies Above at werd.com

These Premium Postcards Celebrate The Starry Skies Above

Posted in Media

With images ranging from pages out of Galileo’s sketchbooks to Chinese star maps to artist interpretations of the universe to rarely seen images from the NASA archives, this box-set of 50 postcards features 3.875 × 5.625-inch premium postcards to share via snail mail with the stargazers in your life.

Burton Snowboards Founder Unveils Limited “Mine 77” Collection at werd.com

Burton Snowboards Founder Unveils Limited “Mine 77” Collection

Posted in Snow and Sporting Gear

Jake Burton, the man behind the world’s number one snowboard brand, has created a collection of technical outerwear and accessories all of his own design. With ideas and innovations created by Jake himself, the Mine 77 collection is a range of 17 limited-edition, rider-focused products that includes outerwear, streetwear, a backpack, & more.

Skullcandy Introduces Push Wireless Earbuds at werd.com

Skullcandy Introduces Push Wireless Earbuds

Skullcandy’s Push Earbuds are the brand’s first truly wireless in-ear headphones. They deliver 6-hours of audio on a charge—an hour better than Apple’s AirPods—and feature single button control for answering calls, changing audio tracks, and controlling volume. They store in a charging case that holds a full 6-hour backup charge for your buds.

Get a Grip On Snow & Ice with the Portable Performance Sole from Vibram at werd.com

Get a Grip On Snow & Ice with the Portable Performance Sole from Vibram

Vibram’s Portable Performance Sole powered by the brand’s Arctic Grip traction technology, is the first portable sole ever created by Vibram to increase grip on wet ice. The fold-up soles easily attach to any kind of footwear using a simple system of adjustable shock cord fasteners, transforming whatever shoe you’re wearing into a snow, ice, and slush-crushing all-terrain vehicle.

Warm Yourself Up with Vortex Technology at werd.com

Warm Yourself Up with Vortex Technology

Posted in Gear for Men

The Vornado Glide heater will warm things up quick at home or in your office. It sits on an adjustable axis that tilts 20 degrees & features a modern steel base with natural wooden feet. The design uses vortex technology to fully circulate warm air evenly throughout the whole room and has 2 heat settings (750W / 1500W) with an adjustable thermostat for selecting the desired comfort level and energy usage. For safety it’s got a cool-touch case, 2-stage auto shutoff, and tip-over protection.