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Nick Nolte Pens Memoir, <i>Rebel: My Life Outside the Lines</i> at werd.com

Nick Nolte Pens Memoir, Rebel: My Life Outside the Lines

With a career that spans five decades and more than 100 film roles, actor Nick Nolte is an icon of American cinema. In this new memoir, he digs deep, covering all the ups-and-downs, from being named the “sexiest man alive” by People magazine to the dark depths of his battles with addiction, telling a riveting true tale of stardom and Hollywood survival.

81 Days Below Zero at werd.com

81 Days Below Zero

They say you can’t judge a book by its cover, well, this book is the exception. The title, 81 Days Below Zero: The Incredible Survival Story of a World War II Pilot in Alaska’s Frozen Wilderness more or less covers it. What’s left for you to discover is how Army pilot Leon Crane survived for nearly 12 weeks crashed in the frozen Yukon.

Forager’s Camp Knife at werd.com

Forager’s Camp Knife

Hunting & gathering are just two of the things you could do with this brutalist full-tang survival knife. Made in America from heat-treated 440C stainless, it features a 7-inch hollow ground blade and an oversized handle for prying, crushing, or digging. Another funded Kickstarter.

Exotac fireSLEEVE at werd.com

Exotac fireSLEEVE

Posted in Gear for Men

Ferro rods and pocket-sized caveman bowfire rigs are cool but let’s face it, a Bic lighter is preferable 98% of the time. The addition of the fireSLEEVE covers the last 2% by providing a floating protective case that is durable, waterproof (3 feet for 30 minutes) and features a lock so you don’t have to hold the gas button down while starting that survival fire or a soggy doob.

Meddsy is a Next Generation Smart Emergency Kit at werd.com

Meddsy is a Next Generation Smart Emergency Kit

Posted in Gear for Men

Created with input & expertise from travelers, doctors, soldiers, rescue and survival experts, Meddsy is an emergency kit that contains up to 70 items to handle emergencies of all sorts. It has a built-in power bank to jump-start your car, works as a flashlight, and is equipped to handle strains & sprains, allergic reactions, burns, bleeding, motion sickness, insect bites, broken bones, and more.

The Hammer Hawk is Two Heavy Hitting Tools at werd.com

The Hammer Hawk is Two Heavy Hitting Tools

Posted in Gear for Men and Tools

Combining a hammer and tomahawk, the Hammer Hawk is a heavy-duty camp/survival tool with a full-tang design, shaped from a 3/8” thick slab of 1075 steel. The tomahawk blade is 4.5” and the handles are made of durable and grippy Micarta canvas and go most of the way up the tang, giving you multiple grip options. Overall length: 14.5 inches.

The Lil Trucker at werd.com

The Lil Trucker

Posted in Gear for Men and Tools

The idea that you’ll survive a life-threatening situation with something that fits on your keychain is a dangerous one. If you really want to tell the survival tale in first-person, try the Lil Trucker. It’s an American-made multi-tool that gives you: a glass breaker, seatbelt cutter, hatchet, hammer, pry bar, gas valve wrench & more.

The Comedians at werd.com

The Comedians

Books about visionary executives and harrowing tales of survival in the wilderness are typically not much fun. But a book about comedy—you might actually make it to chapter 2. The Comedians is a history of American comedy, chronicling the key characters, forgotten stars, and the evolution of the craft over the past 100 years.

A Traditional Fire Striker Kit Designed for Years of Use at werd.com

A Traditional Fire Striker Kit Designed for Years of Use

The Konvoy SG Carbon Steel Fire Striker Kit is a traditionally crafted striker built for all sorts of outdoor firestarting scenarios—hunting, camping, survival, whatever. It’s got a wide striking blade and the high-quality carbon steel produces maximum spark with minimal strike. English flint pieces provide that spark. It’s designed to endure 50,000 strikes—that’s years upon years of consistent firestarting. The entire kit is contained in a leather hip pouch.

Jellyfish Cylinder Nano Aquarium at werd.com

Jellyfish Cylinder Nano Aquarium

Posted in Decor and Home Stuff

The Jellyfish Cylinder Nano aquarium is the latest & greatest from the makers of the original Jellyfish Tank. Their seamless system includes everything you need to set-up, keep and care for your own pet jellyfish, including all filtration, food, instructions, home-delivery of your new friends, & a 30-day life insurance policy on their survival.

MBI Matchbook at werd.com

MBI Matchbook

For your minimalist survival kit, you’ll probably want some real matches, too, but this matchbook full of tiny, disposable LED flashlights will definitely shed some light on your emergency situation. The MBI lights are about the size of an actual match & burn for up to 8 hours. There’s also a magnet in the base of the match allowing them to stand up hands-free.

438 Days at werd.com

438 Days

It’s an incredible story of survival at sea. Sure, you know how it ends already but the story of Salvador Alvarenga’s fateful Mexican fishing trip is nothing short of insane. Instead of a 2 day fishing trip, Salvador got lost & drifted at sea for 14 months, eventually ending up 9000 miles away in the Marshall Islands.

Firewaall 003 Portable Wood-burning Tool at werd.com

Firewaall 003 Portable Wood-burning Tool

Made in Canada from laser cut 304 stainless steel, the flatpack Firewaall 003 is a freestanding fireplace designed to maximize heat for your survival fire or just for fun— warming up those toes quick or an impromptu wilderness weenie roast. Whatever the scenario, max airflow ensures that your fire will start fast & burn hot.

Action Mobil Global XRS 7200 at werd.com

Action Mobil Global XRS 7200

Posted in Automotive and Trucks

If money was no object in building your post apocalypse survival vehicle, you’d likely make something like Action Mobil’s Global XRS 7200; an ultra-offroad RV that will carry you through Mad Max territory in comfort & style. This indestructible, made-to-order beast features a luxurious interior with Bose Sound and a built-in flatscreen as well as a hydraulic rear lift for your motorbike & rooftop solar panels for off-grid power.

A Lifesaver for the Worst Case Scenario at werd.com

A Lifesaver for the Worst Case Scenario

When you’re up the creek or alone in the wilderness, The Worst Case will be a lifesaver. This compact, TSA-safe survival kit is packed: shelter, several ways to make fire, water purification, minor 1st aid, fishing kit, compass, micro saw, 550 paracord, safety pins, flashlight, a signal mirror & much more. And all of it is squeezed into a perfectly packable waterproof Pelican 1010 case.