Gift Ideas For Men Under $50

Have a Seat with Matador’s Pocket Blanket 2.0 at werd.com

Have a Seat with Matador’s Pocket Blanket 2.0

Posted in Camping and Gear

Packable adventure travel gear maker Matador has re-designed their Pocket Blanket to be even better. At 63” X 44” and made of rugged, HyperLyte nylon, it provides a dry, clean place to sit wherever you are. It fits two adults and packs down to pocket-size in its integrated storage pouch. Available in black, red, or alpine green.

The DoorJammer Security Device Keeps Creeps Out at werd.com

The DoorJammer Security Device Keeps Creeps Out

Posted in Gear

The DoorJammer is a portable security device that allows you to barricade & reinforce any door, at home or on the road. The compact design is compatible with all types of flooring and the  innovative system of hinges and angles anchor the device firmly to carpeted, tiled and laminate floors when outside pressure is exerted on the door. Takes just seconds to install.

Bong Appétit: Mastering the Art of Cooking with Weed at werd.com

Bong Appétit: Mastering the Art of Cooking with Weed

Once you figure out how to handle edibles, it’s a welcome alternative to smoking flower. Inspired by the Vice Channel show of the same name, Bong Appétit the cookbook teaches you how to make your own THC-infused meals, dishes, and munchies. It includes 65 easy-to-follow recipes, techniques, and guidance for cooking with cannabis. It’s also packed with great, full-color photos.

Bomber & Co Introduces Crowd-Designed Knife at werd.com

Bomber & Co Introduces Crowd-Designed Knife

Posted in Gear

Designed by the backers who pushed the Kickstarter goal through in record time, the B-2 Blitz is an EDC folding pocket knife from Bomber & Company that measures a compact 3.7-inches. Made entirely of 440 Carbon Black Stainless Steel, it features a serrated Tanto blade, an assisted opening mechanism, and lanyard loop for convenient, customizable carry.

Everyone Needs a Heated Ice Cream Scoop at werd.com

Everyone Needs a Heated Ice Cream Scoop

Posted in Kitchen and Space

Just when you’re sure you’ve got every imaginable kitchen utensil stashed somewhere in your sea of drawers & cabinets, there’s this: SVANKi, the heated ice cream scoop. Press the button, it heats up. Then, you scoop a perfect scoop. Or 6. Or whatever you need. Cuts like a hot knife through butter. It stores in a wireless charging base, so it’s always ready to deploy when that Mint Chocolate Chip comes out of the freezer rock hard. A funded Kickstarter.

Google’s Chromecast Streaming Device Gets a New Look at werd.com

Google’s Chromecast Streaming Device Gets a New Look

Posted in Tech and Television

Google gave their little Chromecast streaming device a makeover—mainly an aesthetic one. With a price unchanged since its debut in 2015, it (still) streams in 1080p using 5GHz wi-fi and uses your phone for the remote. This update gave it a matte finish case in the original form factor. Given Roku & Amazon’s latest streaming stick offerings, a 4K Chromecast seems like the next likely upgrade.

Here’s An Easier Way To Add Flavor To Your Meat at werd.com

Here’s An Easier Way To Add Flavor To Your Meat

Posted in Kitchen and Space

This sinister-looking device is actually a handy kitchen utensil; one that allows you to inject marinades, brines and other flavorings into your meat and poultry. It is faster & more effective than traditional marination. The device holds 2 ounces of liquid and features BPA-free & stainless steel parts. It also comes with an assortment of needles for handling both thicker & thinner injectables.

The League: How Five Rivals Created the NFL and Launched a Sports Empire at werd.com

The League: How Five Rivals Created the NFL and Launched a Sports Empire

In The League, author John Eisenberg reveals how Art Rooney, George Halas, Tim Mara, George Preston Marshall, and Bert Bell came together and took a serious leap of faith to invest in professional football, launching the NFL at a time when the game was barely on the nation’s radar. Their vision, as we now know ballooned into a national obsession and today, $13 billion in annual revenue. This is the story of how that happened.

Slowhand: The Life and Music of Eric Clapton at werd.com

Slowhand: The Life and Music of Eric Clapton

Nicknamed Slowhand by the original manager of the Yardbirds—the band that launched his incredible career, Eric Clapton is a true rock icon and exalted guitar god. This new biography by acclaimed rock writer Philip Norman traces Clapton’s 50-year reign of influence and output as well as his personal life. With stories and insights from family, friends, and peers, it is a in-depth look at a true living legend.

Amazon’s Fire TV Stick 4K Delivers UHD, HDR & Alexa at werd.com

Amazon’s Fire TV Stick 4K Delivers UHD, HDR & Alexa

Posted in Gadgets and Tech and Television

Amazon’s all new & quite small Fire TV Stick 4K is the brand’s most powerful streaming stick to date. 80% more powerful than the last model, it features a new quad-core processor & wi-fi enabling flawless streaming of UHD & HDR content. It also comes with an Alexa-enabled remote for voice-controlled convenience.

Bright Idea: A Flashlight That Runs On Any Battery at werd.com

Bright Idea: A Flashlight That Runs On Any Battery

Posted in Gear and Tools

The Panasonic Any-Battery LED Flashlight solves an age-old problem: you need the flashlight but the batteries are dead. Hunt for batteries, wrong size. Then, you hunt for the candles. But with this thing, pretty much any standard alkaline or rechargeable batteries will work: Size D, C, AA or AAA. It delivers up to 86 hours of run-time and also functions as a lantern.

1,000 Books to Read Before You Die: A Life-Changing List at werd.com

1,000 Books to Read Before You Die: A Life-Changing List

The Washington Post called this book “the ultimate literary bucket list.” Covering fiction, poetry, science and science fiction, memoir, travel writing, biography, children’s books, history, and more, this book is not a definitive list of literary classic works but instead a celebration of story & discovery. It also offers recommendations from one work to another, so in all, there are actually 6000 books listed inside.

Gumball 3000: 20 Years On The Road at werd.com

Gumball 3000: 20 Years On The Road

Britain’s iconic Gumball 3000 is much more than a celebrity car rally and as it reaches its 20 year milestone, it has most surely earned a book. The forthcoming book is a best-of compilation highlighting all the glitz and fame that this international event has attracted from the past two decades, packed with images and unforgettable highlights. Available in November.

Stream 4K for Forty Bucks with Roku Premiere at werd.com

Stream 4K for Forty Bucks with Roku Premiere

Posted in Gadgets and Tech and Television

Roku is killing it with their tiny, portable streaming sticks. And with their two new 4k HDR players, the Premier & Premiere+, they’re bringing prices down even further. The Premiere+ includes a voice remote, while the Premiere has a standard infrared remote. Both feature a very capable quad core processor. At $40 & $50 respectively, you really have no reason not to cut the cord.

An Apollo Mission Photo Book Celebrates The Moon Landing 50 Years Later at werd.com

An Apollo Mission Photo Book Celebrates The Moon Landing 50 Years Later

To mark the upcoming 50th anniversary of the first manned moon landing, this new photo book features previously-unpublished images from the NASA archives—now meticulously digitized—captured by the Apollo astronauts during their missions. From among 27,000+ NASA images, the book’s authors curated 225 of the coolest Apollo pictures, creating a unique & inspiring document of a truly milestone achievement of the 20th century.