The Morning Machine Makes Barista-Quality Coffee with Capsules at werd.com

The Morning Machine Makes Barista-Quality Coffee with Capsules

Posted in Home Stuff and Kitchen

Merging the convenience of a capsule coffeemaker with custom controls, the Morning Machine delivers complex, barista-quality coffee in every cup. Compatible with Nespresso OriginalLine capsules, it allows users to make adjustments to the flavor & depth of their brew—multiple thermal sensors allow brewing at specific desired temps. Proprietary Intermittent Wave Brewing enables you to make adjustments to the mouthfeel and texture of your drinks. A funded Kickstarter.

Maserati Rolls Out 200MPH+ MC20 at werd.com

Maserati Rolls Out 200MPH+ MC20

Posted in Automotive and Exotic

The launch of the Maserati MC20 marks a new era in the legacy of the iconic Italian carmaker. The mid-engine, 610-horsepower coupe is a track-inspired supercar taking direct aim at McLaren & Lamborghini. Its tech-driven interior, with dual 10-inch displays & full-time Maserati Connect wi-fi & navigation, does a great job of hiding just how viciously fast this thing is.

Not for You: Pearl Jam and the Present Tense at werd.com

Not for You: Pearl Jam and the Present Tense

Not For You is the first full-length biography of America’s foremost rock band, Pearl Jam. Covering the entire timeline from Ten to Gigaton, the book explores the band’s origins and evolution over thirty years of evolving American culture. The band’s obsessive fan-base will find much to pore over—from untold tales to thoughtful critical analysis—within its densely-packed 440 pages.

Book Your Stay at the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Mansion at werd.com

Book Your Stay at the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Mansion

Posted in Home Stuff

Maybe a few days chilling at the actual Brentwood, California mansion from Will Smith’s 1990 The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air sitcom is what you need right now. All you have to do is log on to Airbnb & pick your dates. While a reboot of the iconic show is currently in the works, this listing, with its period-correct decor, and details like basketball in the bedroom, will make for some fresh stories to share during Zoom Thanksgiving.

This Might Be the Ultimate Travel Trailer at werd.com

This Might Be the Ultimate Travel Trailer

Posted in Automotive and Trailers

The Living Vehicle is a mobile home but that hardly describes it. It looks like Apple, Tesla, Yeti, & The James Brand got together to create the ultimate travel trailer. Designed in Santa Barbara, CA, it features an all aluminum exterior shell with high-end materials & finishes throughout, plus an automotive-grade power system with enough storage to fully charge your electric vehicle. Rooftop solar, AC, a fold-out patio & awning plus comfortable, convertible spaces inside make it feel like home anywhere you park it.

Brush Smarter with Colgate Hum Toothbrush at werd.com

Brush Smarter with Colgate Hum Toothbrush

With integrated sensors that track the duration, frequency, and coverage of your brushing, Colgate’s Hum smart toothbrush makes it easier to keep your pearly whites cleaner & healthier. It uses 3D sonic vibration technology for cleaning & also connects with Apple’s Health app which stores your data & also sends notifications & awards when you improve your brushing technique.

Sony’s Alpha 7C is a Tiny Full-Frame Camera at werd.com

Sony’s Alpha 7C is a Tiny Full-Frame Camera

The all-new Alpha 7C is Sony’s smallest and most compact full-frame mirrorless camera yet. Measuring just 5 x 2.8 x 2.3 inches, it packs in a ton of tech & features, while being 20% smaller than the A7III. It boasts a 24.2-MP sensor, 5-axis image stabilization, and the brand’s hyper-fast autofocus system with Eye AF, found in Sony’s up-range cameras. The brand has also developed a compact lens, an FE-28-60mm f/4-5.6 that weighs just over 5 ounces.

LEGO Launches Original Star Wars Cantina Set at werd.com

LEGO Launches Original Star Wars Cantina Set

Posted in Gear for Men

The Mos Eisley Cantina on Tatooine may be the most iconic set from the original Star Wars film, and now the whole thing has been made into a massive LEGO set. At 3,187-pieces, this set, matches up perfectly inside and out. In addition to the cantina, the set includes mini-figures of Obi-Wan Kenobi, Han Solo, C-3PO, Luke Skywalker, Chewbacca, R2-D2, Dr. Evazan, Garindan, Ponda Baba, Kardue’Sai’Malloc, the Cantina band, Jawa, & Sandtroopers, plus a Dewback & a Landspeeder to park outside. Drops October 1.

Lucid Launches 1080-Horsepower Luxury EV with Crazy Range at werd.com

Lucid Launches 1080-Horsepower Luxury EV with Crazy Range

Posted in Automotive and Exotic

This is major. Silicon Valley-based electric carmaker Lucid officially unveiled its first production model, a fast-charging 1080-horsepower luxury sedan with a range of 500 miles. 0-60 in 2.5, top speed: 168. Three trim options will be available when it drops in 2021, including the Dream Edition which offers executive-level luxe in the most efficient EV on the market.

Spin Your Way Through That Next Zoom with Paradox at werd.com

Spin Your Way Through That Next Zoom with Paradox

Posted in Gear for Men

The Paradox is a top. You simply spin it & watch it whirl. Part toy, part Zen tool, they are made with pure, high-grade materials: glass & brass, stainless, aluminum, and copper, milled to precision for flawless fitment in its perfectly balanced ring and axis design. The copper variant spins longest, clocking in at 4:40 before stopping. A funded Kickstarter.

Bose Introduces QuietComfort ANC Earbuds at werd.com

Bose Introduces QuietComfort ANC Earbuds

Bose is adding two new all-wireless models to its QuietComfort lineup of noise-cancelling headphones. The QC Earbuds deliver industry-leading ANC using proprietary noise-cancelling technology. It offers 11 levels of noise control & 6 hours of playback with 2 full charges in the carrying case. The Sport model features all-new acoustics and a IPX4 waterproof & workout-ready design. Available Sept. 29.

LG Accelerates Into the Curves with Fresh QHD+IPS Monitor at werd.com

LG Accelerates Into the Curves with Fresh QHD+IPS Monitor

LG just dropped a new 38-inch UltraWide QHD+IPS display into its lineup of award-winning curved monitors. The model 38WN95C-W delivers stunning wraparound visuals with a 21:9 aspect ratio & 3,840 x 1,600 resolution. Developed for creatives whose work in video, animation & image re-touching demands flawless color & clarity, it enables seamless multitasking for work & entertainment. Also offers Thunderbolt 3 connectivity.

Paul Thomas Anderson: Masterworks at werd.com

Paul Thomas Anderson: Masterworks

Writer and director Paul Thomas Anderson has been described as “one of American film’s modern masters,” and with 25 Academy Award nominations to his credit, his legacy is unrivaled. Masterworks spans his entire career so far—Boogie Nights (’97), Magnolia (’99), Punch Drunk Love (’02), There Will Be Blood (07), The Master (’12), Inherent Vice (’14) and more, exploring his influences, his style, and the recurring themes in his movies.

Yamaha Rolls Out Dirt-Hungry Wolverine RMAX 1000 at werd.com

Yamaha Rolls Out Dirt-Hungry Wolverine RMAX 1000

Posted in Automotive

Yamaha’s RMAX 1000 range of side-by-sides are the brand’s best & baddest. Offered in 2- & 4-passenger models, they’re powered by a high-revving 999-cc DOHC parallel twin mated to an Ultramatic CVT transmission to deliver flawless throttle response and engine braking. They boast D-Mode driving, preset Sport & Trail modes to attack everything from full-speed fire roads to slow, technical boulder crawling. The new RMAX lineup was just unveiled & already there are more than 100 optional accessories on offer.

Made Men: The Story of Goodfellas at werd.com

Made Men: The Story of Goodfellas

This is the story of what many call the greatest mob movie ever made. Marking the 30th anniversary of the film’s release, this book takes readers behind-the-scenes of the Scorcese masterpiece. Film critic Glenn Kenny creates an intriguing chronicle of the making and afterlife of the film that introduced America to the real modern gangster—brutal, ruthless, yet darkly appealing. The book features interviews with the film’s major players, including Martin Scorsese and Robert De Niro.

Your Travel Shaver is Not This Small at werd.com

Your Travel Shaver is Not This Small

Posted in Men's Grooming and Shave

Evo is the world’s smallest electric travel shaver, designed for lightweight portability & a clean shave. Roughly the size of a sunscreen stick, its motor spins a beard-whizzing, self-sharpening blade at 60,000 rpms. An ultrafine metal mesh protects your skin while cutting hair down to .07mm. That’s clean. It charges via USB-C and you’ll get 50 shaves per charge. A funded Indiegogo.

The All-Digital Xbox Series S is the Smallest Xbox Ever at werd.com

The All-Digital Xbox Series S is the Smallest Xbox Ever

Posted in Gadgets and Tech & Gadgets

The upcoming Xbox S game console is their smallest all-digital system ever. It’s also a less costly system, but capable: play the latest games in full HD from 120 FPS up to 1,440p. Support for ray tracing, variable rate shading and variable refresh rate deliver depth & detail to the visuals. It offers 512GB of onboard storage and 4K upscaling for games plus support for 4K media streaming. Available Nov. 10.

2021 Grand Wagoneer Takes Jeep to a New Level of Luxury at werd.com

2021 Grand Wagoneer Takes Jeep to a New Level of Luxury

Posted in Automotive and Trucks

For 2021, Jeep has completely re-designed & upgraded their flagship Grand Wagoneer. With a larger body modeled on the Dodge Ram 1500 pickup, the new GW offers 3-row seating and a level of luxury beyond anything Jeep has ever produced. It will be offered with both a plug-in hybrid drivetrain as well as various levels of gas-powered performance.

Keep Track of Everything, Everywhere with AirBolt GPS at werd.com

Keep Track of Everything, Everywhere with AirBolt GPS

Posted in Tech & Gadgets

The AirBolt is the world’s smallest personal tracker device. Equipped with LTE-M/NB-IoT & GPS, it offers unlimited live global tracking. For finding wayward kids, pets, personal items and travel security, it delivers not just peace of mind but instant alerts, geofencing capability, and programmable separation notifications. It’s also waterproof with a battery that lasts up to 12 months per charge via USB-C.

You Ought to Do a Story About Me: Addiction, an Unlikely Friendship, and the Endless Quest for Redemption at werd.com

You Ought to Do a Story About Me: Addiction, an Unlikely Friendship, and the Endless Quest for Redemption

In 1990, while covering a story about homelessness for the New Orleans Times-Picayune, author & then photographer Ted Jackson encountered a drug addict sleeping under a bridge. Turns out that addict was 2-time Super Bowl cornerback Jackie Wallace. So begins an unlikely story that is both tragic and redemptive: the friendship binding the fallen-from-grace NFL player and a Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist. It offers a rare glimpse into the precarious world of homelessness and our incredible capacity for hope.