Sleep, Chill, Work, Whatever, All from Your Hi Bed at werd.com

Sleep, Chill, Work, Whatever, All from Your Hi Bed

Posted in Home Stuff

Conceived by Italian architect and designer Fabio Vinella, the Hi Bed is a smart bed with a bunch of interesting features for more than just sleeping. The bed’s highly customizable 2nd-gen design allows you to choose the perfect configuration and finish for your space. It features an integrated reading light, alarm for wake-up, floor-level night lights, a projection screen for watching tv & movies, and accessories for working from bed. If this all sounds cozy to you, get yourself on the wait list now.

VAIO’s SX12 Laptop Has Ports for Absolutely Everything at werd.com

VAIO’s SX12 Laptop Has Ports for Absolutely Everything

Well now, the pendulum seems to be swinging in the other direction with VAIO’s launch of the SX12.  Bucking current trends, this little laptop with its 12-inch 1080p display, is absolutely loaded with ports. Plug it all in: 3 USB-A ports, one USB-C, one HDMI, ethernet port, a full-size SD card slot, a headphone/aux input, and a VGA port (VGA!). The 14-inch SX14 model is reported to be coming soon.

Prince: The Beautiful Ones at werd.com

Prince: The Beautiful Ones

Filled with words, images, & writings from the artist himself, The Beautiful Ones is the story of how Prince became Prince; a first-person account of a kid who created a persona, an artistic vision, and a life, before the hits and fame that would come to define him. The book is told in four parts. The 4th & final segment of the book cover the Purple Rain years, so this is coming-of-age, pre-superstardom Prince—a period of his life that is sure to inspire. Available in hardcover October 29.

The InnoChiller Cools Drinks Down Fast at werd.com

The InnoChiller Cools Drinks Down Fast

Posted in Gear for Men and Home Stuff and Kitchen

The InnoChiller turns warm drinks frosty cold in a matter of minutes. Simply place your beverages in the Chiller and put it in the freezer; in just a few minutes, your drinks will be crisp & cold. The unit uses a small but powerful fan that creates its own wind-chill effect to quickly cool things down. Chill a bottle of wine in 11 minutes & a six-pack in 12. The built-in battery lasts for 45-minutes—plenty of time to chill a few rounds. A funded Kickstarter.

Mesoloft will Spread Your Ashes from the Edge of Space at werd.com

Mesoloft will Spread Your Ashes from the Edge of Space

Posted in Gear for Men

When the time comes for that final adventure we all face, Mesoloft will bring your ashes to the very edge of space—80,000 feet elevation—in a helium balloon & release them to be scattered by the wind. The team behind this unique service shared backgrounds in aerospace engineering and satellites & came together to help people looking for a uniquely memorable way to commemorate life. The entire process takes about 2 hours and the family receives still photos from the launch, flight, and recovery, plus a personalized memorial video.

Form Goggles Introduce Swimming’s First Smart Display at werd.com

Form Goggles Introduce Swimming’s First Smart Display

Form has created the only swim goggles with a smart display to deliver all your swim workout data, live in the water. Metrics like split times, distance, and more are displayed as you swim with info appearing right before your eyes on the inside of the lens. Developed in collaboration with top competitive swimmers and coaches, these goggles give water athletes all the data they need to stay on top of their training.

Barnum: An American Life at werd.com

Barnum: An American Life

P.T. Barnum is known as the greatest showman on earth. In this new biography, the first in a generation, author Robert Wilson captures the full genius, infamy, and allure of the man who created Barnum & Bailey’s circus. It is a story of ingenuity, grit, reinvention, and redemption through which Wilson makes the case for P. T. Barnum’s place among the icons of American history.

We Found a 32-Ounce Bottle Carrier for Hands-Free Hydration at werd.com

We Found a 32-Ounce Bottle Carrier for Hands-Free Hydration

Posted in Gear for Men

It’s nice to have that 32-ounce water bottle with you everywhere—except for having to carry it around. Wild Wolf Outfitters got the memo & built a very functional insulated bottle carrier. Made with military grade 600D polyester and neoprene, it features external zip pockets, & D-rings for the adjustable shoulder strap for hands-free carry, Fits HydroFlask, Nalgene and most standard shaped 32-ounce bottles.

The Classic All-Stars Collection Celebrates Baseball’s Best at werd.com

The Classic All-Stars Collection Celebrates Baseball’s Best

Posted in Gear for Men

San Fran-based pop toy maker Super7 just released a cool new collab collection with MLB—a series of 3.5” baseball action figures. The Classic All-Stars Collection features baseball’s biggest names, the likes of Carl Yazstremski, Willie Mays, Carlton Fisk, Mickey Mantle, the Phillie Phanatic mascot & many more. Available August 15.

NAIM Introduces a Vinyl-Ready Variant of its Supernait 3 Amplifier at werd.com

NAIM Introduces a Vinyl-Ready Variant of its Supernait 3 Amplifier

NAIM’s studio-quality Supernait 3 amplifier was embraced by serious, high-end audio enthusiasts when it launched a few years back. Today, NAIM has upgraded the amp with new features that hardcore vinyl junkies will appreciate. In addition to the built-in Phono stage, it’s got a Class A preamp output stage which doubles as a headphone amplifier and ceramic heatsink technology which keeps heat down, the rest of the spec sheet is best likely understood by serious stereo nerds.

The G-Shock Mudmaster GG-B100 is Built for Extreme Adventure at werd.com

The G-Shock Mudmaster GG-B100 is Built for Extreme Adventure

Designed for those who go hard in the great outdoors, Casio’s new G-Shock Mudmaster GG-B100 is built for abuse. A Carbon Core Guard protects the watches’ internals while its rugged exterior keeps out mud, muck, & moisture of all kinds. It features a digital compass, step tracking, an altimeter, barometer & thermometer plus world time, sunrise/sunset time display, and an LED illuminated dial. Bluetooth connectivity allows you to link with your smartphone for additional functions.

Patagonia Introduces 100% Recycled Black Hole Bags at werd.com

Patagonia Introduces 100% Recycled Black Hole Bags

Posted in Gear for Men and Men's Bags

Patagonia’s water-resistant Black Hole gear hauler bags and duffels are cargo carriers dialed for the long hard miles of global adventure travel & they come in all sizes & colors. And now, as the brand pushes toward ever-greener practices, the Black Hole bags are going full-recycle. 100% recycled plastic bottles make up the nylon used in the body & webbing on all these bags. In creating this season’s collection, 10 million single-use plastic bottles were diverted from landfills.

The Puritalia Berlinetta Puts Cool & Hybrid in the Same Sentence at werd.com

The Puritalia Berlinetta Puts Cool & Hybrid in the Same Sentence

Posted in Automotive and Exotic

Combining a powerful V8 and an advanced electric powertrain, the Puritalia Berlinetta is a straight-up beast of a hybrid. With body lines and design language that appears to draw on all the big Euro car brands, this 965-horsepower carbon body supercar offers 4 driving modes, a nappa leather interior, and intuitive controls with a 10-inch central touch screen. Only 150 will be made.

The Keystone Keyboard Feels Old But Types Fresh at werd.com

The Keystone Keyboard Feels Old But Types Fresh

The Keystone keyboard merges the feel of an old school mechanical keyboard with the precision and functions of a modern digital one. Using magnets and a Hall effect sensor in each key, the changes in electromagnetic energy from your hand contacting the key registers a key stroke, making it actually more sensitive than a new keyboard while feeling like something you used in the school library back in 2004. A funded Kckstarter.

Rado Introduces Captain Hook Automatic Diver’s Watch at werd.com

Rado Introduces Captain Hook Automatic Diver’s Watch

Originally released by Rado in the 1960s, the brand revived & relaunched the Captain Cook dive watch in 2017. That re-release was so popular they created a new addition to the lineup. The new Captain Cook Automatic features an upgraded movement, 42mm case, a ceramic bezel and clean, uncluttered dial. The case back features Rado’s triple-seahorse motif which is taken directly from the original.

Into the Planet: My Life as a Cave Diver at werd.com

Into the Planet: My Life as a Cave Diver

Relatively speaking, very little of the world’s oceans have been explored. But cave diver and author Jill Heinerth, is doing all she can. Her new book, Into The Planet is her firsthand account of exploring the earth’s final frontier: the hidden depths of our oceans and the caves she finds down there. Heinerth is the first in history to dive deep into an Antarctic iceberg and led a team that discovered the ancient watery remains of Mayan civilizations. She has descended farther into the inner depths of our planet than any other woman & brings back some very cool stories.

The Beauty Of This USB-C Hub Is That You Hardly See It at werd.com

The Beauty Of This USB-C Hub Is That You Hardly See It

Posted in Gadgets and Tech & Gadgets

Unlike most USB-C hubs, this one from StayGo delivers all the ports you need, but also features a setup and cords long enough so that everything is neatly tucked away—keeping your desktop workspace clean and tidy. With ports for 4K HDMI, Gigabit Ethernet, USB-A 3.0 (x3), independent SD + Micro-SD card slots and 85W USB-C pass-thru power, it allows you to easily plug-in & power-up all your desktop gear but stays hidden out of sight, always ready to go.

Classic Meets Modern In Beau Lake Electric Boats at werd.com

Classic Meets Modern In Beau Lake Electric Boats

Posted in Gear for Men

Inspired by the classic styling of the vintage lake runabout, Beau Lake’s Tahoe 14 is an update for the eco-conscious boater; an electric runabout propelled by a silent, Cruise 2.0FP motor and Torqeedo smart battery. Luxury details like its inlaid mahogany veneer deck, hand-carved tiller and joystick merge fine craftsmanship with a lightweight fiberglass design that makes haul & launch simple.

Prada is Turning Plastic Trash Into Sustainable Luxury at werd.com

Prada is Turning Plastic Trash Into Sustainable Luxury

Posted in Gear for Men and Men's Bags

Constructed of ECONYL, a regenerated nylon fabric made from 100% recycled plastics, Prada’s Re-Nylon Travel Bag is a rugged weekender with premium Prada details like metal hardware, a soft fabric lining, and an adjustable padded strap for shoulder carry. Prada’s aim is to convert all of the virgin nylon they use to regenerated nylon ECONYL by the end of 2021 & it looks like they’re off to a good start.

This Stowable Shovel Will Be There To Dig You Out at werd.com

This Stowable Shovel Will Be There To Dig You Out

Posted in Gear for Men

When you’re driving—or whatever—puts you in a position where need the help of a shovel, playtime is over. You need a serious tool. Constructed of American made 6061 Aircraft Grade Aluminum and 12 Gauge Cold Rolled Steel, the Delta Shovel is definitely tough. It’s also stowable, with a design that breaks down & deploys in seconds. The handle is compatible with all of DMOS’ other modular tools.