Gift Ideas For Men Under $50

Ready Player Two: A Novel at werd.com

Ready Player Two: A Novel

The story that inspired Spielberg’s 2018 near-future sci-fi film Ready Player One, now has a sequel. The follow-up to the world-wide bestseller about a twisted VR future, is Ready Player Two, taking readers right where they left off in 2045 & going deeper into the dark virtual world of OASIS.

The Versa Hat Performs In All Environments at werd.com

The Versa Hat Performs In All Environments

Posted in Hats and Men's Clothing

When the crew at Western Rise set out to improve that good-old headwear staple, the basic ball cap, they went all out. The Versa hat features water & stain resistance, 4-way stretch, a crushable EVA brim, and a moisture-wicking sweatband for performance in all conditions. It’s also Bluesign certified for sustainable construction. A funded Kickstarter.

The Moth and the Mountain: A True Story of Love, War, and Everest at werd.com

The Moth and the Mountain: A True Story of Love, War, and Everest

Crazy book because it’s all true! A World War I veteran named Maurice Wilson hatched a plan: he would fly a plane from England to Mount Everest, crash-land on its lower slopes, then become the first person to reach its summit—all utterly alone. Dude had no clue how to climb. He barely knew how to fly. But he had the right plane, the right equipment, and a deep yearning to achieve his goal. In 1933, he took off from London in a Gipsy Moth biplane with his course set for the highest mountain on earth. Read it, see what happened.

Spark It Up with Exotac’s nanoStriker XL at werd.com

Spark It Up with Exotac’s nanoStriker XL

Posted in Gear for Men

The nanoStriker XL from Exotac is a heavy-duty waterproof ferro-rod with a compact, collapsible design. CNC machined from 6061 anodized American aluminum, the body of the nano uses replaceable rods & a sharp tungsten striker for a strong, reliable spark. An integrated lanyard loop keeps it handy in your EDC arsenal.

The Greatest Beer Run Ever: A Memoir of Friendship, Loyalty, and War at werd.com

The Greatest Beer Run Ever: A Memoir of Friendship, Loyalty, and War

Soon to be a major motion picture written & directed by Peter Farrelly, who won two Oscars for Green BookThe Greatest Beer Run takes readers on a wildly entertaining, feel-good memoir of an Irish-American New Yorker and former U.S. marine who embarked on a courageous, hare-brained scheme to deliver beer to his pals serving in Vietnam in the late 1960s. One night they were in the bar drinking & talking about their deployed pals & a day later, the story’s stars were on a cargo ship headed to Vietnam with a backpack full of booze.

Scroll To Infinity with Logitech’s ERGO M575 Mouse at werd.com

Scroll To Infinity with Logitech’s ERGO M575 Mouse

Posted in Computers and Gadgets and Tech & Gadgets

More than just a mouse, Logitech’s ERGO M575 Wireless Trackball is a versatile & comfortable input device, combining an integrated trackball for precise control & unlimited scrolling motion in a space-saving design. Customizable function buttons & a wrist-friendly ergonomic form. Connects via bluetooth LE or the included dongle. Additionally, the M575 is constructed of plastics containing up to 50% recycled content.

Ocoopa’s Quick Charge Hand Warmer Heats Up Fast at werd.com

Ocoopa’s Quick Charge Hand Warmer Heats Up Fast

Posted in Gear for Men

Warm up cold fingers fast with Ocoopa’s Quick Charge Hand Warmer, a mouse-like hand heater boasting 10K mAh of power, 15 hour battery life, and best of all it offers 3 heat settings from 95º-131º to ensure toasty digits in frigid weather. Recharges to full in just 3 hours. The battery will also power up your phone with QuickCharge 3.0, charging your device up to 50% in just thirty minutes.

Peak Design’s Mobile System Does All the Phone Stuff at werd.com

Peak Design’s Mobile System Does All the Phone Stuff

Posted in Gadgets and Tech & Gadgets

The Mobile system from San Francisco-based Peak Design, is a collection of smart, functional phone cases, mounts, and accessories that make your phone-focused life more manageable. Mounts for wall, vehicle dash, bike, & motorcycle, plus a mobile tripod, kickstand, and a creator kit, all feature the brand’s SlimLink interface—a simple and secure magnetic interface that locks your device in. Cases are available for most current-model phones. A funded Kickstarter.

This Extractor Bit Kit Gets Snapped & Stripped Screws Out Fast at werd.com

This Extractor Bit Kit Gets Snapped & Stripped Screws Out Fast

Posted in Gear for Men and Tools

Designed for the sole purpose of extracting broken, stuck, stripped and damaged screws, this Extractor bit set will back them out quick & slick. Made from H.S.S. 4341 alloy with hardness rated at 63-65hrc, they will break through the rustiest and crustiest & sink deep into most metal fasteners using just a drill. The kit includes 6 bits, ranging from #0 up to #4. Each bit has two different heads, one drills a hole in the middle of the snapped-head fastener, the other is used to extract it.

Mad at the World: A Life of John Steinbeck at werd.com

Mad at the World: A Life of John Steinbeck

Arguably the greatest American novelist of them all, John Steinbeck is a writer whose voice & influence are simply unmatched in American literature. In Mad At The World, the first in-depth biography of the man in more than 25 years, author Bill Souder takes readers deep behind masterworks like The Red Pony, Of Mice and Men, and The Grapes of Wrath, to paint an intimate portrait of a man inspired by social injustice & driven to tell the tales of America’s underbelly, its forgotten & downtrodden.

Get Big Air with This Pocketable, Portable Pump at werd.com

Get Big Air with This Pocketable, Portable Pump

Posted in Gear for Men

The Giga Pump 2 is a tiny yet powerful air pump that will quickly inflate all your home inflatables: bike tires, pool floats, sleeping pads, balls—all of it, with the power to inflate at 180L/min and pressure up to 3.5KPa. Vacuum pump action also allows it to deflate just as fast. The pocketable pump also functions as a 400-lumen LED flashlight/lantern with 3 mode lighting. It charges via USB-C and ships with a full assortment of inflation nozzles. A funded Indiegogo.

Set the Halloween Mood with Creepy Handmade Candles at werd.com

Set the Halloween Mood with Creepy Handmade Candles

Posted in Decor and Home Stuff

Honestly, these Halloween-themed candles smell too good to be creepy. Handcrafted by the family-owned & operated Flint Candle Co. they’ll set the perfect mood for your pandemic pagan celebration. With scents like Absinthe & Wormwood, Séance, Morticia & Dearly Departed, what you really get are aromas of white sage, patchouli, fennel, and amber—to name a few. Made with wax from American grown soy and vegan-friendly oils, they are offered in 3, 7, & 11-ounce jars as well as 6-packs of wax melter pods.

Take Your Smarts Outside With Kasa’s Wi-Fi Outdoor Plug at werd.com

Take Your Smarts Outside With Kasa’s Wi-Fi Outdoor Plug

Posted in Gadgets and Tech & Gadgets

With a Kasa Smart Wi-Fi Outdoor Plug, you can turn outdoor stuff like holiday decorations or patio lighting—into smart devices you control from your phone. Connected to your wi-fi, it networks with other smart home devices and also offers voice support for Alexa & Google. The plug enables two devices simultaneously & is fully programmable through the Kasa app.

The Nolan Variations: The Movies, Mysteries, and Marvels of Christopher Nolan at werd.com

The Nolan Variations: The Movies, Mysteries, and Marvels of Christopher Nolan

The Nolan Variations is a look deep inside the mind of a man considered to be the most profound and commercially successful director at work today; a Hollywood heavyweight who built his name creating comic book superhero blockbusters. Author Tom Shone has been a friend of Nolan’s for more than two decades, and gets the enigmatic auteur to open up about his personal life and his life’s work.

Light Up the Night with the Goal Zero Torch 500 at werd.com

Light Up the Night with the Goal Zero Torch 500

Posted in Gear for Men

The beauty of the Goal Zero Torch 500 Multi-Purpose Light is not just the IP67 weatherproof rating, the bright 500-lumen glow, or its integrated 5200 mAh battery for charging your devices. What’s really rad is the solar-charging option. Like all Goal Zero gear, it’s uses the sun to power up. After dark or cloudy? A USB-C input keeps you juiced.

HyperJuice Stackable GaN Chargers Pile On the Power at werd.com

HyperJuice Stackable GaN Chargers Pile On the Power

Posted in Gadgets and Tech & Gadgets

Simple, streamlined function is so satisfying. Which is why the Stackable GaN Charger from HYPER rules. These tiny yet powerful 65W & 100W Gallium Nitride fast-chargers feature a pass thru design to the AC outlet so you can stack them up to become a 1600W charger, all from a single wall outlet. The 65W model features 3 charging ports: 2 x USB-C and 1 x USB-A. The 100W model offers 4 ports: 3 x USB-C and 1 x USB-A. Foldable pins keep it close to the wall. A funded Kickstarter.

The Last Days of John Lennon at werd.com

The Last Days of John Lennon

There is perhaps no rockstar brighter than Beatles mastermind and frontman, John Lennon. In this new book by famed author James Patterson, readers see an intimate portrait of Lennon’s incredible life and career, from his earliest days and first songs up to his last seconds. It tells the story of the most profound rock-and-roll genius of all time—and of the consummate Nowhere Man who took his life. Release date: December 7.

Park Your Phone Anywhere with the Spigen Kickstand at werd.com

Park Your Phone Anywhere with the Spigen Kickstand

Posted in Gadgets and Tech & Gadgets

Designed to work with any & every phone, the Spigen U100 Universal kickstand is a versatile, minimalist cell phone stand. For hands-free viewing, reading, gaming, & creating content, this simple & streamlined adhesive stand keeps your phone upright when you need it & flips up out of the way when you don’t. Choose black, silver, or rose gold.

Mack Weldon Put Some Silver In Your Underwear at werd.com

Mack Weldon Put Some Silver In Your Underwear

Posted in Men's Clothing and Under

Summer may be officially over, but we all know it still gets hot down south. Mack Weldon’s Silver HD Trunks feature antimicrobial Silver XT2 integrated into the fabric, this keeps the undercarriage from overheating and producing odor-causing microbes. A smart, simple solution to a very real problem, we like that. Choose black or navy.

Tom Seaver: A Terrific Life at werd.com

Tom Seaver: A Terrific Life

Tom “Terrific” Seaver was one of the most talented and popular players in the history of baseball. The iconic Mets pitcher was a twelve-time All Star, three-time Cy Young Award winner & one of only two pitchers with 300 wins & 3,000 strikeouts. Hall Of Fame numbers. In this authoritative new biography, sports journalist and friend of Seaver, Bill Madden offers a deeply personal portrait of one of the greatest and most admired players of all time.