Archive for January, 2021

The Key Capsule Delivers Stealth EDC Storage at werd.com

The Key Capsule Delivers Stealth EDC Storage

Posted in Gear for Men

The Key Capsule is a smart & stealthy EDC container that fits on your keyring, offering protection for small items—everything from medication to mints. Made of food-safe anodized aluminum, the waterproof screw-on lid features an integrated loop for easy connection.

Goering’s Man in Paris: The Story of a Nazi Art Plunderer and His World at werd.com

Goering’s Man in Paris: The Story of a Nazi Art Plunderer and His World

Appointed by infamous Nazi commander Hermann Göring to Hitler’s art looting agency in Paris, Bruno Lohse went on to become one of the most notorious art plunderers of the war. He trafficked more than thirty thousand artworks, including masterpieces he later tried offering to museums around the world. After his death in ’05, dozens of paintings by Renoir, Monet, and Pissarro, were found in his Munich vault. This book tracks a strange and nefarious life indeed.

Maintain Your Edge with the Pocket Sharpener at werd.com

Maintain Your Edge with the Pocket Sharpener

Posted in Gear for Men

For cleaning up the edge & maintaining your knife blades, WESN’s Pocket Sharpener is a convenient and capable little tool. Its thin minimalist design makes it super portable while the electroplated diamond and ceramic surfaces ensure a sharper edge on all your blades.

Volta’s Narke GT95 is the World’s First Electrojet at werd.com

Volta’s Narke GT95 is the World’s First Electrojet

Posted in Gear for Men

The electric Jet-Ski has finally arrived upon our shores. Quieter of course & much cleaner than its gas-powered yet water-cooled counterparts, the Narke GT95 travels at speeds up to 34.5 MPH and offers 2-hours of battery powered fun before needing a recharge. Which it can get back up to 80% in 2 hours with optional Quick Charge. Onboard navigation runs via bluetooth from your phone.

Bake Like a Boss with Kichware at werd.com

Bake Like a Boss with Kichware

Posted in Home Stuff and Kitchen

Kichware makes it simpler to cook perfectly portioned dishes & clean up quick. It’s oven-safe & microwave-safe non-stick silicone bakeware that you use like a sheet pan for oven-roasting & cooking without the soaking & scrubbing. They are conveniently sized for a variety of uses & all feature rugged integrated handles that won’t burn fingers. A funded Kickstarter.

View Deep Space with the Vespera Smart Telescope at werd.com

View Deep Space with the Vespera Smart Telescope

Posted in Gadgets and Tech & Gadgets

Winner of the 2021 CES Innovation Award, the Vespera Smart Telescope uses cutting-edge optical tech that allows anyone to observe deep-sky objects like galaxies and nebulas. But not through an eyepiece—the image is viewed through your phone or tablet. Positioning is also controlled by GPS. This makes setting up to stargaze almost instant. The telescope uses a refractor lens to create colorful 2MP images. It stands just 15-inches tall & the sleek fold-up design makes for easy transport.

For 2021 Porsche Rolls Out Lighter, Leaner Taycan at werd.com

For 2021 Porsche Rolls Out Lighter, Leaner Taycan

Posted in Automotive and Cars

Powered by a 400-horsepower all electric motor, the new Porsche Taycan is the brand’s entry-level electric sedan. EPA efficiency has not yet been released but it is a rear-wheel drive design with a 0-60 time of 5.1 & a top speed of 143. Its 79.2-kWh battery pack supports DC Fast Charging. Arriving Spring ’21.

Spiceology and Sriracha Bring the Heat at werd.com

Spiceology and Sriracha Bring the Heat

Created in partnership with Huy Fong Foods, makers of the original Sriracha, Spiceology has mixed up an inspired range of Sriracha dry spice blends. They feature the snap of dehydrated sriracha of course, and come in 6 unique flavors: Miso Teriyaki, Honey Garlic, Candied Bacon, Black Truffle, Thai Lime, & Smoked Maple. Just like the sauce—they add zest to everything you eat.

SONDORS Electric Metacycle is Fresh & Freeway Fast at werd.com

SONDORS Electric Metacycle is Fresh & Freeway Fast

Posted in Automotive and Motorcycles

With its eye-catching cast aluminum frame, low center of gravity and a hub motor that hits 14.5-kW at peak power, SONDORS Metacycle is fast but not so furious. It moves in silence but boasts a top speed of 80MPH and a range of about 80 miles. Sleek, streamlined function for that urban commute or Sunday spin. The removable battery recharges in about 4 hours.

miniKORG 700 Revives Analog Synth Classic at werd.com

miniKORG 700 Revives Analog Synth Classic

When it first launched more than 40 years ago, Korg’s miniKORG 700S was an overnight sensation—bringing studio-quality synth sounds to home players & touring acts alike. Today, the iconic analog monosynth returns as the miniKORG 700FS, featuring modern function and key classic features like a secondary detunable oscillator for thick bass plus an arpeggiator, spring reverb and aftertouch. Korg has not yet announced a release date.

This is NASA: Past and Present Dreams of the Future at werd.com

This is NASA: Past and Present Dreams of the Future

Showcasing more than 200 images of space exploration’s most iconic objects, as you’ve never seen them before, This is NASA: Past and Present Dreams of the Future, is a new book from space-obsessed master photographer Benedict Redgrove. Launching on the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing, it chronicles the groundbreaking work and images behind the achievements of NASA. The first 100 buyers of this oversized, 11-pound tome will get a limited hand-signed copy.

Black Diamond’s Zip Lantern Does Double Duty at werd.com

Black Diamond’s Zip Lantern Does Double Duty

Posted in Gear for Men

Combining the precision beam of a pocketable flashlight with the ambient illumination of a lantern, Black Diamond’s Zip Lantern does double duty for any dark night in the backcountry. A compact, 150-lumen design switches between lantern & torch mode & offers IPX-4 weatherproof rating. Includes a hook for hanging & adjustable dimming. Powered by 4 AAA batteries.

Go the Distance in an All-Aluminum Overland Trailer from Off Grid at werd.com

Go the Distance in an All-Aluminum Overland Trailer from Off Grid

Posted in Automotive and Trailers

It’s seems odd that most camper-trailers still use wood as a construction material. Not the case with Off Grid Trailers. Their Panda, Switchback & Expedition model off-road trailers are built on an all-aluminum design, ensuring a more rigid and rugged trailer for your overland adventures. These campers offer both creature comfort and smart systems including full kitchen, rack & toy-friendly roofs, solar power, integrated connectivity & smooth axle-less off-road suspension.

Bellroy’s Apex Pack is a Simplifier at werd.com

Bellroy’s Apex Pack is a Simplifier

Posted in Gear for Men and Men's Bags

Developed out of a decade spent focused on design insights and material craftsmanship, Bellroy’s 26-liter Apex backpack boasts a clean & intentionally uncluttered design. This allows you to access to your daily essentials without much unzipping, unclipping or unpacking. The pack is made with recycled-content fabrics, magnetic closures, & features convenient external stretch pockets for hydration & EDC items.

Sony Introduces Airpeak Drone to Launch it’s Alphas at werd.com

Sony Introduces Airpeak Drone to Launch it’s Alphas

Just unveiled at CES 2021, Sony’s Airpeak debuts as the Japanese tech giant’s first aerial drone. Designed to support their Alpha camera lineup, this pro-quality quadcopter is the smallest drone on the market to fly their pro-grade digital content cameras. So far, details are scarce but the video teaser is looking good.

Samsung Introduces Galaxy S21 Ultra at werd.com

Samsung Introduces Galaxy S21 Ultra

Posted in Portable and Tech & Gadgets

Equipped with a 6.8-inch 120Hz AMOLED screen, Samsung’s new flagship phone, the Galaxy S21 Ultra boasts a quad-rear camera system now featuring dual telephoto lenses for 100x zoom. It shoots 4K video at 60fps, and new features like shake-free Zoom Lock and improved Night Mode make it a more versatile media tool, too.

Empower Your Pets with the Ultimate Doggy Door at werd.com

Empower Your Pets with the Ultimate Doggy Door

Posted in Gear for Men and Home Stuff and Pets

Designed to give your pets effortless indoor/outdoor access, the MyQ Pet Portal offers security & seamless smart home connectivity, all without cramping the style of your home. The portal comes integrated in a select offering of Kolbe doors with material and color options to fit pet parents’ modern home aesthetics. A bluetooth collar sensor enables you & your pet to have complete control & monitoring of access from anywhere.

Spring Ahead: Adidas Introduces UltraBoost21 at werd.com

Spring Ahead: Adidas Introduces UltraBoost21

The UltraBoost—Adidas’ most popular runner—has once again been updated & upgraded. The UltraBoost 21 retains a full-length Boost midsole but now has 6% more cushy foam than its predecessor. The shoe’s torsion system has also been juiced: it features LEP technology—Linear Energy Push—a 15% increase in forefoot rigidity for a more responsive stride. The upper is constructed with at least 50% Parley fabrics, comprised of upcycled ocean plastics.