Archive for May, 2019

The Feles One Desktop Lab Brings BioTech Home at werd.com

The Feles One Desktop Lab Brings BioTech Home

Posted in Gear for Men

Creators of the Feles One desktop bio-imagineering lab developed a versatile system that makes it easier for us curious, sciencey-types to experiment & work with biotech. It gives users the tools, software controls, & learning experience of a real lab, at home. Study plants & microorganisms, or use it to explore microbrewing, molecular gastronomy & mixology, cheese making, even bio-art. A funded Kickstarter.

Programmable Protection: Mimic Go Security Tag at werd.com

Programmable Protection: Mimic Go Security Tag

Posted in Gadgets and Tech & Gadgets

The Mimic Go is a hard little gadget to label. Basically, it’s an on-the-go security system that allows users to program custom security functions for a whole range of applications;  making it easier to protect laptops, backpacks, bikes, hotel rooms, campsites, and more as well as tracking your bags & functioning as a 100-lumen LED light. It offers universal GPS, LTE-M & eSIM connectivity plus a 2,000-foot Bluetooth 5.1 range. Another funded Indiegogo.

CCM’s Spitfire Six is an Urban Assault Vehicle at werd.com

CCM’s Spitfire Six is an Urban Assault Vehicle

Posted in Automotive and Motorcycles

Since the 70s, Britain’s CCM Motorcycles has been engineering & hand-building custom, badass flat track bikes from the ground up. Their latest, the Spitfire 6 is an all-new city bike available in a limited run of 300. It’s powered by a 600cc single-cylinder 4-stroke “Spitfire” engine CCM developed & custom builds for each of their bikes.

Panic Introduces Hand-Crank Playdate Gaming Console at werd.com

Panic Introduces Hand-Crank Playdate Gaming Console

Posted in Gadgets and Tech & Gadgets

Most people know Panic from their phone-based Firewatch adventure game, now the brand has created the pocket-size Playdate portable gaming system. It features a small black & white screen, a directional control pad with A and B buttons, and hand crank on the side for creating your own untethered power. Instead of buying new games, users receive a “season” of 12 surprise games delivered over 12 weeks by high-profile developers.

Door Step Gets You Up High To Handle Rooftop Cargo at werd.com

Door Step Gets You Up High To Handle Rooftop Cargo

Posted in Gear for Men

Easy access to your roof rack, basket, or box will be a lot easier with the Door Step. First seen on Shark Tank, this universal device attaches to your car’s door latch, giving you a convenient step to safely & comfortably reach anything on the roof of your ride. Aircraft-grade aluminum construction makes the step lightweight yet strong enough to support 400 lbs.

Wild and Crazy Guys: How the Comedy Mavericks of the ’80s Changed Hollywood Forever at werd.com

Wild and Crazy Guys: How the Comedy Mavericks of the ’80s Changed Hollywood Forever

Featuring comedy giants Bill Murray, Steve Martin, Chevy Chase, John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, and Eddie Murphy, Wild And Crazy Guys takes readers on a trip through the buzzing 1980s & behind the scenes of movies like National Lampoon’s Vacation, Beverly Hills Cop, The Blues Brothers, Animal House, Caddyshack, Ghostbusters, and more, sharing stories of the iconic funnymen who ruled ’80s Hollywood.

Get All the Tripod at Half the Size & Weight at werd.com

Get All the Tripod at Half the Size & Weight

Peak Design’s Travel Tripod manages to pack all the features of a full-size photo & video tripod into a lightweight, compact package. The sleek, 2.8-pound design eliminates wasted space with quick-deploy cam lever legs, a universal ball head, and an integrated phone mount. Works with all kinds of brackets & tripod plates. A funded Kickstarter.

The Bentley Bentayga Bengala is a Battle-Ready Beast at werd.com

The Bentley Bentayga Bengala is a Battle-Ready Beast

Posted in Automotive and Exotic

To create the Betayga Bengala, the ultimate post-apocalyptic luxury utility vehicle, Bentley teamed up with Spain’s Bengala Automotive Design. Together they will create just 15 of this battle-ready Bentley. While the very capable 540HP powertrain remains basically untouched, the exterior gets fender flares, skid plates, brush guards, LED lights, body armor, bumpers and stacks of other off-road upgrades.

Omega Celebrates Apollo 11 with Limited Speedmaster Moonwatch at werd.com

Omega Celebrates Apollo 11 with Limited Speedmaster Moonwatch

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, Omega has created a limited edition of their iconic Speedmaster;  a classic watch that was part of all six moon landings. The watch features a 42mm stainless case with an 18K Moonshine Gold bezel. There are numerous engravings, including a distinctive 9 o’clock subdial featuring a laser-engraved image of Buzz Aldrin climbing down onto the lunar surface. Limited Edition model of 6,969 pieces.

This New Jägermeister Bottle is Pretty Cool at werd.com

This New Jägermeister Bottle is Pretty Cool

Modeled after those blue plastic freezer packs, Jägermeister’s new fast-cooling PET bottle is the brand’s first plastic packaging to reach the U.S. Not only will the CoolPack bottle fit nicely into your cooler; it will get icy (& more deliciously drinkable) faster than the glass bottle. Much lighter too, giving yet another reason to bring your Jäger along for the journey.

Q Acoustics Concept 300 Speakers Deliver Crystal Clear Sound at werd.com

Q Acoustics Concept 300 Speakers Deliver Crystal Clear Sound

To eliminate the vibrations produced by 200-watts of power, which can distort audio quality, Q Acoustics’ Concept 300 speakers are designed to keep everything smooth & solid; no bad vibes. First, there’s the ultra-stiff cabinet construction with interior bracing & a buzz-killing gel between the layers of fiberboard. They also sit on spring-loaded feet & their tripod stands further isolate sound to keep it super clear.

Charge Up Your Space with Artifox’s Side Table at werd.com

Charge Up Your Space with Artifox’s Side Table

Posted in Home Stuff and Table

Designed & built in the USA, the Side Table from Artifox will make a great home or office companion; a side table that gives you a convenient charging dock, storage and cable organization, all in style. It is made of hardwood (not sure which variety), measures L 17”  x W 17”  x H 27 ⅜”, and comes in black, walnut, or white oak finish.

Then One Day…: 40 Years of Bookmaking in Nevada at werd.com

Then One Day…: 40 Years of Bookmaking in Nevada

Jack Franzi, legendary Pittsburgh wiseguy  & Las Vegas sportsbook pioneer, is the reason Chris Andrews became a bookie. His Uncle Jack taught him everything & by 25, the book’s author became the youngest sports book director in Sin City. In this new book Chris takes readers through 40 years of history in the world of legal sports gambling—an issue which will soon be examined by our U.S. Supreme Court.

The OnePlus 7 Pro Inches Up On Apple & Samsung at werd.com

The OnePlus 7 Pro Inches Up On Apple & Samsung

Posted in Portable and Tech & Gadgets

The 7 Pro phone from China’s OnePlus brand, is a more affordable phone with higher end features found in Apple & Samsung’s best devices: an AMOLED all-screen display with a 90Hz refresh rate, Snapdragon 855 processor, (up to) 12GB of RAM, UFS3.0 standard storage, 4000mAh battery and a triple camera array with wide-angle and telephoto lenses.

Hitch Tent Gets Your Rooftop Tent Out of the Way at werd.com

Hitch Tent Gets Your Rooftop Tent Out of the Way

California’s Rubicon Expedition Products decided that your vehicle’s trailer hitch is the perfect place for a rooftop tent. Not only is the Hitch Tent system easier to get in & out of, when you want to jump in the car & run to town, you can simply de-couple the tent from the hitch & drive away—the tent stands on a platform. When you’re ready to break camp, the whole thing folds up vertically against your tailgate.