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Learn By Doing: The Mirobot Robotic Arm at werd.com

Learn By Doing: The Mirobot Robotic Arm

Posted in Gadgets and Tech & Gadgets

If you’ve always dreamed of having a robotic arm to play with, consider your prayers answered. Inspired by the ABB IRB 6700, a real industrial robotic arm used in factories around the world, the Mirobot robot arm lets everyone explore robotics. Whether you are a programming and robotics expert, creative enthusiast or beginner, Mirobot makes the learning fun. Using intuitive controls and open source firmware, the ’bot features 6-axis motion, 110º/sec. joint speed, and .2mm repeatability for doing all sorts of programmable tasks at home, work, or school. A funded Kickstarter.

Built for Battle: Garmin Instinct GPS Watch at werd.com

Built for Battle: Garmin Instinct GPS Watch

If you demand the ultimate in durability from your gear, Garmin’s battle-ready Instinct GPS watch is made for you. Constructed to U.S. military standard 810G for thermal, shock and water resistance plus rated waterproof to 100-meters, it will endure the abuse and bring back your data, safe & sound. 14-day power backup, built-in 3-axis compass/barometer/altimeter plus multiple GLONASS and Galileo support, HRM, and loads more.

Glide Silently Through The City on the Packable MiniFalcon E-Scooter at werd.com

Glide Silently Through The City on the Packable MiniFalcon E-Scooter

Posted in Gear for Men

Scooters are a fun way to deal with a crowded urban commute. They’re also convenient. Maybe none as convenient as the MiniFalcon though. It is the first packable, high-performance electric scooter. Fast, powerful, and compact. Powered by a silent 250kWh brushless motor, it delivers a top speed over 15MPH, can travel up to 9 miles on a charge & recharges to full in just hours. Best of all, it folds down effortlessly to store in a backpack, locker, car & anywhere you want to stash it. A funded Indiegogo.

Go Get Gonzo at Hunter S. Thompson’s Cabin at werd.com

Go Get Gonzo at Hunter S. Thompson’s Cabin

Posted in Home Stuff

Fans of Hunter S. Thompson’s self-styled Gonzo journalism are likely to be first on the list to rent out the American anti-hero’s hunting cabin. Situated on his well-documented Owl Creek Farm outside of Aspen, Colorado. The cabin is furnished with a writing desk that belonged to Thompson and full of Gonzo history. The cabin features two bedrooms, a bathroom, kitchen/bar/ living room area, and a washer & dryer with stunning valley views from every window.

The Ronin-SC Gimbal is Lighter, Smaller, Just As Powerful at werd.com

The Ronin-SC Gimbal is Lighter, Smaller, Just As Powerful

The dji Ronin-SC takes the powerful technology from the brand’s Ronin-S gimbal and puts it into a lighter & smaller form factor. Designed for mirrorless systems, it’s a stabilizer that’s easier to transport, easier to set up, easier to use & equipped with high-end features like: multiple mode tracking, ActiveTrack 3.0, time lapse, motion control, motion lapse, & panorama.

This Crowdfunded Smart Vacuum is a Mop, Too at werd.com

This Crowdfunded Smart Vacuum is a Mop, Too

Posted in Gear for Men

The ROIDMI NEX Storm is a smart cordless vacuum & mop combo that delivers powerful suction & filtration, features 60-minute battery life & a magnetic wireless charger. It is also quiet. Clean your hard surface floors wet or dry and switch instantly to vacuuming rugs & carpet, all with the same appliance. A dedicated app gives you up to the minute info on battery life, trash can volume, and filter status. A funded Indiegogo.

Workout Like An Astronaut with the Handy Gym at werd.com

Workout Like An Astronaut with the Handy Gym

Posted in Gear for Men

Friction training is a kind of low-impact training used by astronauts that will work great for travelers & their hotel room workouts. Or really anyone seeking full-body concentric & eccentric workouts. The Handy Gym weighs just 2 pounds but uses something called isoinertial technology to make the 2-pounds really work you out with over 200 different exercises.

Final Audio Introduces Chromed-Out B-Series Earbuds at werd.com

Final Audio Introduces Chromed-Out B-Series Earbuds

High-end Japanese audio brand Final just dropped something new into their lineup of premium-quality & design-forward products. Their new B-Series earbuds are made of chrome-coated copper aluminum, feature audiophile-quality internals and are available in 3 distinct sound & component profiles. The B1 is made for pop music, the B3 is better for rock,  R&B & electronic, & lowest-end B2 is tuned for classical.

This Tiny Pocket Torch Blasts a Bright Lumicron Light at werd.com

This Tiny Pocket Torch Blasts a Bright Lumicron Light

Posted in Gear for Men

Behind the bright beam of the Aeon Mk. III Electric Torch is a decade of heritage, the brand’s proven engineering prowess & premium materials; in this case, copper. Built to fit comfortably in a space as small as a coin pocket, it is powered by a bright, daylight-mimicking Lumicron light engine. It is powered by a tiny & long-running MPC-CR2L Power Cell, features waterproof, weatherproof construction, & features a stainless steel pocket clip to keep it close.

Montblanc Celebrates Space Exploration with StarWalker Collection at werd.com

Montblanc Celebrates Space Exploration with StarWalker Collection

Posted in Gear for Men and Work

We know Montblanc makes fine writing instruments but it turns out they also make fun ones. The new StarWalker collection celebrates NASA space exploration. Each pen in the collection features a translucent dome beneath the emblem, which evokes the earth rising above the lunar horizon. The line-up of the collection includes three editions: a sleek full metal edition, a Doué edition and a Resin edition. Choose fountain, ballpoint or fineliner ink.

Floyd is 70s Skate-Inspired Rolling Luggage at werd.com

Floyd is 70s Skate-Inspired Rolling Luggage

Posted in Gear for Men and Men's Bags

Created by a pair of Bavarian skateboarders who were inspired by the introduction of the urethane wheel that revolutionized skateboarding  in the early 70s, Floyd is a collection of hard-sided rolling cases that will glide through the the airport like Tony Alva in an empty backyard swimming pool. Which is to say: smooth & stylish & bold. They offer the overhead-size Cabin Case & the larger Check-In Suitcase. Both roll on translucent red replica “Cadillac” urethane wheels—just like the best boards of the Dogtown era. Available in a rainbow of cool colors.

Drone Maker DJI Introduces S1 Rover Robot at werd.com

Drone Maker DJI Introduces S1 Rover Robot

Posted in Gadgets and Tech & Gadgets

DJI, maker of the world’s most popular camera drones, has created their first terrestrial robot. The S1 rover, which stands for Step 1, shows the brand expanding into ground-based bots. The S1’s 4 wheels, each with a dozen integrated rollers, enables smooth, omnidirectional movement. It’s also got a blaster that shoots small plastic projectiles, and a 2,400-mAh battery good for 35 minutes of continuous use. In addition to a range of out-of-the-box functions, advanced users can program the S1 bot using Scratch 3.0 and Python code. Available now.

Nomatic Luggage is Built for the Long Haul at werd.com

Nomatic Luggage is Built for the Long Haul

Posted in Gear for Men and Men's Bags

The Nomatic Roller luggage collection was built to withstand the rigors of travel—being tossed & tumbled by bag handlers & chewed on by conveyor belts. To ensure its survival, its creators teamed up with industry-leading partners to feature: a 100% Makrolon shell, Hinomoto Wheels & low-profile handles, YKK Zippers, and a compression system with Fidlock fasteners. The Nomatic system features organizing cubes to make packing easier. Choose from 2 different carry-on size rollers & the Check-in case. A funded Kickstarter.

Bang & Olufsen Adds Voice Assistance To BeoPlay H9 Headphones at werd.com

Bang & Olufsen Adds Voice Assistance To BeoPlay H9 Headphones

With a dedicated button for instant access to Google Assistant & Siri, Bang & Olufsen’s voice-assistant Beoplay H9 headphones keep you fully connected without having to glance down at your phone. And they’ll play through marathon flights, boasting 25 hours of continuous playtime even with bluetooth and Active Noise Cancelling running the whole time. Available in matte black and luxe Argilla Bright finish.

The American Made Project TOAD Duffel is 100% Waterproof at werd.com

The American Made Project TOAD Duffel is 100% Waterproof

Posted in Gear for Men and Men's Bags

When it comes to function, Colfax Design Worx take no shortcuts. Their American made goods are 100% tactical performance, with smart details. The 40-liter Project TOAD (Tactical Operations Amphibious Drybags) is a fully submersible dry bag that utilizes a waterproof coated Cordura fabric, Mill-Spec webbing & components, and airtight YKK Aquaseal zippers to be 100% waterproof. It is also ultra-light, ultra-durable, and adaptable for use in all conditions.

RockyMounts Introduces Wobble-Free SplitRail LS Rack at werd.com

RockyMounts Introduces Wobble-Free SplitRail LS Rack

Posted in Gear for Men

Lighter, slimmer, & ultra-strong, RockyMounts’ redesigned SplitRail LS is a hitch-mounted rack built to carry 2 bikes but can expand to 4. It fits 20”- 29” wheels & tires up to 3-inches fat. People love Rocky racks because they don’t wobble. The design of the hitch mount uses a metal ball to keep things table & that means your bike always stays safe & secure. (photo credit GearJunkie)