Archive for October, 2019

LEGO’s Dinosaur Fossil Set Lets You Build with Bones at werd.com

LEGO’s Dinosaur Fossil Set Lets You Build with Bones

Posted in Gear for Men

Like a miniature museum display, LEGO’s Ideas Dinosaur Fossil set is a 910-piece kit with 3 skeletal replicas of a T.Rex, a Triceratops, and a Pteranodon.  Each one stands on a black museum base with a plaque and comes with a paleontologist minifig & all his dino hunting equipment. Available November 1.

Kammok Expands Its Offerings with the Burro Backpack & Duffle at werd.com

Kammok Expands Its Offerings with the Burro Backpack & Duffle

Posted in Gear for Men and Men's Bags

Kammok is known for its lightweight camping hammocks. Now, using the power of crowdsourcing, the Texas-based brand is launching their first line of waterproof bags. Their roll-top Burro backpack is available in 2 sizes: 16-liter & 26-liter, both feature ripstop nylon construction with a laminate core, PU-coating and seam-seal for a waterproof rating of 12k. The line also features a 30-liter duffle with stashable backpack straps, & a removable seat/laptop protector.

Alice In Chains’ Bourbon Adds a Taste of Tequila at werd.com

Alice In Chains’ Bourbon Adds a Taste of Tequila

Bourbon aged in tequila barrels sounds interesting. Bottling it at 101-proof even more so. Add in that the band Alice In Chains is behind it and we’re thirsty. Their unique bourbon is called All Secrets Known after the band’s 2009 song of the same name, and is made by FEW distilleries. This whiskey is certainly strong but as the distiller explains, the tequila barrel aging gives it a sweet spiciness with grassy notes of agave. We’ll take ours on the “rocks,” get it?

James Bond Designed This Aston Martin at werd.com

James Bond Designed This Aston Martin

Posted in Automotive and Exotic

Daniel Craig has a cool job. In addition to playing the icon of cool, James Bond in films, the actor moonlights as an exotic car designer. True. He teamed up with his pals at Aston Martin to design the coolest Christmas gift we’ve ever seen, an ultra limited-edition DBS Superleggera with custom features, like the wheels seen in On Her Majesty’s Secret Service & an exclusive blue on blue color scheme. The 715-horsepower V12 is cool, too. Listed as one of Neiman Marcus’ annual “Fantasy Gifts,” only 007 of these supercars will be built.

Tissot Introduces a Gentleman with Impeccable Taste at werd.com

Tissot Introduces a Gentleman with Impeccable Taste

The all-new Tissot Gentleman is a well-dressed 40mm automatic with a decidedly simple and straightforward design. Based on a vintage 1960s predecessor, the Gentleman features a refined stainless steel case, a date-window dial in white, black, or blue, and Super-Lumi Nova on hands & indexes. The new Powermatic 80 movement gives you 80 hours of power reserve, and manual or automatic winding. Great looks, impressive price.

Master & Dynamic Built a Better Bud at werd.com

Master & Dynamic Built a Better Bud

Master & Dynamic calls the new MW07 PLUS True Wireless their most technically advanced earphones yet. With Active Noise Cancelling, Ambient Listening Mode, Berylium drivers, Bluetooth 5.0, & 40-hour battery life, they’re loaded. With premium materials like stainless steel and handcrafted acetate, they look every bit as good as they sound.

The Gladiator XMT Could Bring Jeep Back Into the U.S. Military at werd.com

The Gladiator XMT Could Bring Jeep Back Into the U.S. Military

Posted in Automotive and Trucks

AM General, the military contractor that developed the original Hummer teamed up with Jeep on the Gladiator Extreme Military-Grade Truck (XMT), a lightweight off-roader that could bring Jeep back to battlefields for America for the first time in 20 years. Depends on how many, if any, the U.S. military orders. Based on the current model Wrangler, the Gladiator pickup features a battle-ready design but few tech specs have been released except for the mil-spec model, there’s a 3.0-liter turbodiesel V6 under the hood.

The Fire Escape Carabiner Hangs Tough In Any Emergency at werd.com

The Fire Escape Carabiner Hangs Tough In Any Emergency

Posted in Gear for Men and Tools

With an impressively functional design, the titanium Fire Escape carabiner multi-tool was designed to meet the needs of first responders and emergency scenarios. It features and EverSpark fire wheel and ferro rod for starting fires, a quarter-inch hex driver, bottle opener, and the ’biner itself can hang up to 100 lbs. of gear. There’s an oxygen tank-opening wrench, a tungsten carbide-tipped auto window breaker, seatbelt-cutter, and the whole unit weighs just 1.7 ounces.

The Palm-Size PrinCube Prints On Just About Anything at werd.com

The Palm-Size PrinCube Prints On Just About Anything

Posted in Gadgets and Tech & Gadgets

Not only is this the smallest full-color digital printer in the world, it can print on metal, wood, paper, fabric, leather, plastic, and just about anything else. The palm-size PrinCube is easy to set-up with Android or Apple OS and prints with the push of a button in vivid, lifelike color. Ink lasts for up to 415 pages of printing and the battery gives you 6-hours of nonstop run-time. A funded Indiegogo.

Thanks To Analogue Pocket, Game Boy is Back at werd.com

Thanks To Analogue Pocket, Game Boy is Back

Posted in Gadgets and Portable and Tech & Gadgets

Faithful to the design of the original 1989 Nintendo Game Boy, the Analogue Pocket gives users the ability to play the entire library of more than 2780 games. It features an HD display, stereo speakers, and USB-C recharge. Analogue is also offering cartridge adapters for Sega Game Gear, SNK Neo Geo Pocket Colour and Atari Lynx games.

BMW Introduces 2 Series Gran Coupe for 2020 at werd.com

BMW Introduces 2 Series Gran Coupe for 2020

Posted in Automotive and Cars

First off, the 2020 BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe is not a coupe, it’s a four-door. Rivaling Mercedes’ A Class & Audi’s A3, it’s a solid choice in the entry-level luxury category. Larger than Beemer’s other 2 series cars and smaller than the 3 series, the Gran Coupe’s defining feature is its sloping, fastback-ish rear profile.  Available with several options for performance/power, it is every bit the refined, modern BMW inside & out.

Volvo Rolls Out Its First All-Electric: The XC40 Recharge at werd.com

Volvo Rolls Out Its First All-Electric: The XC40 Recharge

Posted in Automotive and Cars

With the ambitious goal of producing only electric vehicles by 2025, Swedish automaker Volvo has just unveiled its first-ever all-electric, the XC40 Recharge SUV. Based on the existing XC40 platform, it is powered by a 78-kWh battery and a pair of electric motors, to produce an impressive 402 HP and 487 lb. ft. of torque, with a range of 200-250 miles. Volvo is also giving Recharge buyers a year of free charging.

Beats Solo Pro Headphones Feature Active Noise Cancelling at werd.com

Beats Solo Pro Headphones Feature Active Noise Cancelling

Lots of good things to report about Beats new Solo Pro headphones. Completely redesigned from the original & now iconic Solo, the Solo Pro is the brand’s first over-ear model to feature active noise-cancelling. With the push of a button, users can adjust noise-cancelling to suit the setting. They also feature Apple’s H1 chip for seamless & stable connectivity and charge via Lightning. New drivers and improvements to bass delivery make for smooth sounds. They boast battery life up to 40-hours and come in 2 shades of blue, plus ivory, gray, black & red.

The Level Lock Bolt Edition Smartens Up Your Door at werd.com

The Level Lock Bolt Edition Smartens Up Your Door

The Level Lock is great because it gives you rich smart lock functions but fits right into the slot where your current deadbolt is. Users are able to create virtual keys for friends, family and guests, control the lock remotely, talk to visitors through their door, use voice commands, and monitor door activity using Level’s App or Apple HomeKit. Set-up takes less than 10 minutes with just a screwdriver.

The CarAide 3X is a Roadside Emergency Marvel at werd.com

The CarAide 3X is a Roadside Emergency Marvel

With 12-volts & 1000 amps at peak current, the compact CarAIDE 3X packs enough power to jump start over 80% of vehicles—cars, motorbikes, watercrafts, ATVs, UTVs, mowers, yachts, snowmobiles, and more. It also works as a dual USB powerbank and 300-lumen light. There’s also a  compass, thermometer, hook, emergency rope, emergency alarm, window breaker, seat belt cutter, & industrial magnet.

The Limited Edition Ulysse Nardin Hourstriker Phantom Sounds as Good as it Looks at werd.com

The Limited Edition Ulysse Nardin Hourstriker Phantom Sounds as Good as it Looks

Exotic watchmaker Ulysse Nardin and high-end French audio brand Devialet came together to create the latest limited-edition Swiss-Made Hourstriker. Beyond its unique looks and impressive build-sheet, the 43mm titanium-case Phantom delivers audio like no watch you’ve ever heard. With an advanced membrane inside the case that acts as an amplifier as well as torsion arms on the case-back to disperse sound, the watch delivers 85 decibels of crisp, clear sound. via

Porsche Reveals A Cheaper All-Electric: The Taycan 4S at werd.com

Porsche Reveals A Cheaper All-Electric: The Taycan 4S

Posted in Gear for Men

Following hot on the heels of their debut all-electric, Porsche is now rolling out the 522-horsepower Taycan 4S. With a range of 288-miles, this zero-emission 4-door can reach speeds up to 155MPH and rips 0-60 in 3.8. Porsche claims that when plugged into an 800-volt, high-speed DC charger, the Taycan 4S can go from a 5% charge to 80% in 22.5 minutes.

This German Bottle Opener Reseals the Deal at werd.com

This German Bottle Opener Reseals the Deal

Posted in Bar Ware and Gear for Men

Maybe it’s all the Octoberfesting but Westmark’s German-made 3-in-1 Resealer Beer Bottle Opener seems like a great idea right about now. Made of high-quality stainless steel it features a durable design and simple embossed instructions that make resealing your unfinished beers easier than ever. And even though you won’t need them, it’s also got instructions for opening bottles.