Archive for March, 2019

You Broke It, Forj Can Fix It at werd.com

You Broke It, Forj Can Fix It

Posted in Gear for Men

Forj is a high strength, lightweight thermoplastic tape-ribbon that molecularly fuses to itself in a matter of seconds. Think Nuclear-Powered Duct Tape.  Simply heat it up to 140º, press into place or shape, and repeat to repair tools, create custom grips, fix broken sports equipment and more. Once cooled, the self-bonding plastic hardens, creating a bond as strong as steel.

RIMOWA x Bang & Olufsen: Limited Beoplay H9i Travel Headphone at werd.com

RIMOWA x Bang & Olufsen: Limited Beoplay H9i Travel Headphone

RIMOWA makes legendary aluminum luggage. Bang & Olufsen are masters of high-end audio. Fittingly, the two brands teamed up to create the ultimate travel headphone. The result is the limited edition Beoplay H9i. Made with anodized aluminum and premium leather, they boast wireless connectivity and noise-cancelling and the touch-sensitive right headphone housing can be controlled with a simple swipe or tap.

The Cost of These Dreams: Sports Stories and Other Serious Business at werd.com

The Cost of These Dreams: Sports Stories and Other Serious Business

This debut from ESPN Magazine senior writer Wright Thompson, is a collection of his explorations with sports-world notables who reached or are nearing the ends of their careers. Through relentless research and interviews, Wright digs deep into stories with the likes of Muhammad Ali, Michael Jordan and Tiger Woods as well as many lesser known but amazing athletes, coaches and other compelling characters.

Bulova Brings Back a Futuristic Classic at werd.com

Bulova Brings Back a Futuristic Classic

At one time considered America’s premier watch brand, Bulova, has just revived a classic with the Computron LED; a retro-futuristic quartz digital that celebrates their late 70s/early 80s designs. Its trapezoidal case features a unique side-mounted LED display, which resulted in the original model being dubbed the “drivers’ watch” because a driver can check the time without moving his hand from the steering wheel. Single button-control adjusts dual timezones as well as month/date/day indicator. Available in gold, black, & stainless finish sometime in the Fall of 2019.

The Stan Lee Story, Over 600 Pages of Comic Book Gold at werd.com

The Stan Lee Story, Over 600 Pages of Comic Book Gold

The first pressing of this book sold out instantly. Now it’s back: a giant-format tome nearly ten years in the making celebrating the one and only Godfather of Comics, Stan Lee. From his childhood in Depression-era New York, to transforming Marvel into the world’s number one comics publisher, to his 21st-century reinvention as Chief Creative Officer of POW! Entertainment, Stan Lee remains the most legendary name in comic book history & this 624-page book proves it.

Dyson’s Lightcycle Auto-Adjusts to Deliver Ideal Light Around the Clock at werd.com

Dyson’s Lightcycle Auto-Adjusts to Deliver Ideal Light Around the Clock

Posted in Home Stuff and Lighting

Most everything that Dyson makes either really sucks or totally blows. Their lighting however does neither. The Lightcycle task light is designed, like all their products, to be smarter & longer lasting. The light brightens and dims automatically based on ambient and environmental info and provides more than 1000 lux brightness for more precision and consistency to reduce eyestrain. It also features an LED cooling technology that ensures the light will last for 60 years.

Sony’s RXO II Compact Camera is Purpose-Built for Vloggers at werd.com

Sony’s RXO II Compact Camera is Purpose-Built for Vloggers

According to Sony their new RXO II is the world’s smallest and lightest premium compact camera. What does that mean? It’s about the size of a GoPro but features a 24mm lens with Zeiss glass, backed by a 1.0-type stacked 15.3-megapixel Exmor CMOS sensor, and a BIONZ X image processor. Image stabilization, a rotating selfie screen & a high-quality microphone make it a solid choice for committed vloggers.

Zenith’s Defy Inventor Shows You What It’s Made Of at werd.com

Zenith’s Defy Inventor Shows You What It’s Made Of

Only true watch nerds will appreciate how Zenith’s Oscillator control system replaces a traditional spring balanced movement—which is impressive—but there’s plenty for the rest of us to appreciate about the 44mm Defy Inventor. It features a see-through titanium case and ultralight Aeronith bezel as well as a sapphire crystal & case back that allows the wearer to admire the watches’ innovative inner workings.

iFreezer Keeps Cargo Cold On The Open Road at werd.com

iFreezer Keeps Cargo Cold On The Open Road

Posted in Gear for Men

Whether you’re transporting fresh body parts or expensive ice cream, the portable, in-car iFreezer will keep your cargo cold. It features dual storage spaces, precise temperature control, and sleek design. At 20-liters total capacity, it can be used as a fridge &/or freezer to suit your needs & only takes 15-minutes to reach 32º. It has an external battery that will give you 5 more hours of chill time out in the wild.

Traeger’s Pro 780 Pellet Grill is Equipped with Wi-Fi at werd.com

Traeger’s Pro 780 Pellet Grill is Equipped with Wi-Fi

Posted in Gear for Men and Grill

The Pro 780 Pellet Grill from Traeger makes it even easier to moonlight as a pro pit master. This one has built-in wi-fi and technologies that make it possible to do & know practically nothing, and still get incredible results. It’s got a D2 direct drive pellet auger to get hot faster and heat consistently, there’s precision app-driven temp & cooking controls and it boasts 780 square-inches of cooking capacity.

Good Looks: Limited Edition <i>James Bond</i> Art Prints at werd.com

Good Looks: Limited Edition James Bond Art Prints

Posted in Decor and Home Stuff

Special Agent James Bond has the Bond girls to thank for his popularity and these officially licensed art prints, taken from Ian Fleming’s books and originally created by artist Michael Gillette, celebrate the women that made 007 such a star. Choose from 15 titles and prints in 3 sizes, printed on museum-quality archival paper. A full box-set of all 15 is also available.

NOMOS Drops a Deep Dive Watch at werd.com

NOMOS Drops a Deep Dive Watch

Water-resistant to 300-meters, the German-made NOMOS Glashütte Club Sport Neomatik is a serious dive watch and though it’s a bit bigger at 42mm, its stainless steel case is rather sleek & streamlined. It’s powered by a DUW 6101 caliber movement with 42-hour power reserve, and features generous use of Super-LumiNova on hands and numerals for visibility when diving deep.

USPS Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Lunar Landing with 2 New Stamps at werd.com

USPS Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Lunar Landing with 2 New Stamps

Posted in Media

To mark the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing on July 20, 1969, the USPS has created two new Forever stamp designs commemorating that historic milestone. One stamp features a photo of Buzz Aldrin in his spacesuit on the moon, taken by Neil Armstrong. The other is a photograph of the moon which shows the landing site of the lunar module indicated on the stamp by a yellow dot.