Gift Ideas For Men Under $50

Patented Chronicles A Century Of Product Design at werd.com

Patented Chronicles A Century Of Product Design

Phaidon’s forthcoming book Patented is an unprecedented history as well as an essential field guide to more than a century of products and industrial design told through 1000 U.S. Patents. From the Vespa Piaggio scooter to the iPhone 1, it also includes designs from creators like Eero Saarinen, Charles Eames, & Isamu Noguchi.

Anker Introduces MagSafe Charger for Apple iPhone 12 at werd.com

Anker Introduces MagSafe Charger for Apple iPhone 12

Posted in Portable and Tech & Gadgets

Your iPhone 12 offers the convenience of MagSafe charging & Anker’s PowerCore Magnetic 5K Wireless Power Bank makes it even easier—and keeps it out of a case. This compact induction charging bank connects to all 12 series iPhones with magnets to bring your device back to life. Charging at speeds up to 7.5 watts it delivers up to 95% recharge for your device and when you’re topped back up, just pop it off.

Topps Celebrates 70 with Artist Edition Project 70 Cards at werd.com

Topps Celebrates 70 with Artist Edition Project 70 Cards

Posted in Media

To celebrate their 70th birthday in the business of baseball cards, Topps has created Project 70—a collection of commemorative cards created by global artists. Building on Topps Project 2020 card series, the first to merge sports and artists, this collection features one-of-a-kind cards from 70 different artists, including Ermsy, Action Bronson and Snoop Dogg (Snoop?!).

The Bomber Mafia: A Dream, a Temptation, & the Longest Night of the Second World War at werd.com

The Bomber Mafia: A Dream, a Temptation, & the Longest Night of the Second World War

In The Bomber Mafia, best-selling author and Revisionist History podcaster Malcolm Gladwell revisits the bombing of Tokyo, the deadliest night of the war, and asks, “Was it worth it?” Challenging established military thinking, it questions whether strategic air-based bombing and warfare were really less destructive than a U.S. ground invasion. The Bomber Mafia certainly thought so & maybe you’ll agree.

Seth Rogen Shares Stoney Stories in <i>Yearbook</i> at werd.com

Seth Rogen Shares Stoney Stories in Yearbook

Comedian Seth Rogen is a dude with a ridiculous mind. Just watch cult-classics like Superbad & Pineapple Express, or his original series, The Boys. In Yearbook, Rogen takes his knack for elevating the stoney & stupid into a collection of essays that he hopes are “just funny at worst, and life-changingly amazing at best.” From his grandparents, doing stand-up as a teenager at bar Mitzvahs and deep into drug use, Rogen shares his oddball journey to comedy stardom.

Brew the Perfect Pour-Over Anywhere with Cuppamoka at werd.com

Brew the Perfect Pour-Over Anywhere with Cuppamoka

Posted in Gear for Men

With the all-in-one Cuppamoka you can make a portable pour-over virtually anywhere. The 10-ounce stainless vacuum bottle features an integrated pour-over brewer that uses paper filters to brew your custom cup in a few short minutes, then you’re ready to go. The Cuppamoka mug comes with a removable filter holder, a spillproof lid, a collecting pad, 10 paper filters, & a coffee scoop. Keeps drinks hot for 2-3 hours.

This USB-C Qi Charger is Compact & Cordless at werd.com

This USB-C Qi Charger is Compact & Cordless

Posted in Gadgets and Tech & Gadgets

Offering convenient Qi charging for your wireless buds and Apple Watch, Satechi’s dual-sided USB-C Watch AirPods Charger plugs straight into your laptop, USB-C hub, or wall-plug (with adapter) and takes up minimal space. About the size of the AirPods Pro case, it gives you compact, on-the-go juice while being completely wireless.

The Claw 2.0: A Puny, Powerful EDC Multitool at werd.com

The Claw 2.0: A Puny, Powerful EDC Multitool

Posted in Gear for Men

Constructed of Titanium and designed for everything from slashing open boxes, popping bottles, to turning hexes, sparking a fire and more, this little EDC implement is a handy companion. The Claw 2.0 also happens to be the “World’s 2nd Smallest” multitool, just a wee bit larger than its pint-size predecessor, The Claw 1.0. A funded Kickstarter.

Hot Seat: What I Learned Leading a Great American Company at werd.com

Hot Seat: What I Learned Leading a Great American Company

From the former CEO of General Electric—a company he captained through the darkest days of the American economy, Jeff Immelt’s new memoir chronicles his post 9/11 tenure at the colossal global company. Considered among the “world’s best CEOs,” Immelt mapped a successful route out of oblivion, after GE-financed planes powered by GE-manufactured engines had just destroyed New York real estate that was insured by GE-issued policies. Sixteen years of his visionary work brought GE back from the brink.

Smalltime: A Story of My Family and the Mob at werd.com

Smalltime: A Story of My Family and the Mob

Smalltime is a classic mob story but for one obvious difference—the small-town mob, which stretched from Schenectady to Fresno, is mostly unknown. With its origins in Sicily, this is an immigrant story that takes readers to the hard luck mining town of Johnstown, Pennsylvania & the underground gambling empire built there by the author’s great-grandfather and successive patriarchs. It is an intimate portrait of crime and family, a uniquely American story, told with tenderness and enlightening detail by best-selling author & Smalltime descendent, Russell Shorto.

Nöthin’ But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the ’80s Hard Rock Explosion at werd.com

Nöthin’ But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the ’80s Hard Rock Explosion

Drawn from over 200 new interviews with members of Van Halen, Mötley Crüe, Poison, Guns N’ Roses, Skid Row, Bon Jovi, Ratt, Twisted Sister, Warrant, Cinderella, Quiet Riot and others, as well as Ozzy Osbourne, Nöthin’ But a Good Time is a celebration of ’80s rock excess. Told by the hair farmers & real guitar heroes who created a sound and style that came to define a musical era, it covers a spectacularly over-the-top decade & its influence on American pop culture.

See Stars: 1000-Piece Milky Way Puzzle at werd.com

See Stars: 1000-Piece Milky Way Puzzle

Posted in Gear for Men

Showcasing a vibrant and intricately detailed image of the Milky Way Galaxy shot from the NASA Hubble Telescope, this premium 1000-piece puzzle from Better Co. is rated as ‘difficult.’ Focusing on the infinite depths of space may be the perfect way to pass a gray winter afternoon or more likely, several.

Power All Portables with the 65W DuoQi GaN Charger at werd.com

Power All Portables with the 65W DuoQi GaN Charger

Posted in Gadgets and Tech & Gadgets

As a 65-watt GaN charger with an integrated wireless charging pad, the DuoQi is a unique and versatile portable power supply—allowing you to power all your devices with one pocketable dock. The 15W double-sided wireless charging pad folds out while a USB-A 3.0 and a Type-C PD charging port allows you to plug it all in. Swappable plug adapters ensure seamless use in over 200 countries worldwide. Choose black or white. A funded Kickstarter.

Send Terrestrial Mail with <i>Star Wars</i> Stamps at werd.com

Send Terrestrial Mail with Star Wars Stamps

Posted in Media

The U.S. Postal Service just announced a new series of Star Wars stamps, featuring your favorite droids from the futuristic saga. Designed by Greg Breeding with William Gicker, the collection will be available on a pane of 20 stamps featuring R2-D2, K-2SO, D-O, L3-37, BB-8, C-3PO, IG-11, a Gonk droid, 2-1B surgical droid, and Chopper. Look for these where you buy stamps later in the Spring.

Victorinox Limited Edition Alox: High-Vis, High Performance at werd.com

Victorinox Limited Edition Alox: High-Vis, High Performance

Posted in Gear for Men

For 2021, Victorinox’s Alox Limited Edition collection has been rendered in bright, harder-to-lose Tiger Orange. These knives feature Swiss-made aluminum scales that are embossed for grip and anodized for durability. Three classic knives are offered in this annual collection: the Classic, the multi-tool Pioneer X, and the locking, single-blade Hunter X. Proven Swiss performance, super orange.

With Flashing LEDs, Nite Ize Makes Sure You’re Seen at werd.com

With Flashing LEDs, Nite Ize Makes Sure You’re Seen

Posted in Gear for Men

For pedestrian safety on the streets after dark, these flashing yellow LED markers from Nite Ize let drivers and other pedestrians see you coming and going. They feature four bright push-button LEDs that can be set to glow or flash modes. Strong magnetic closures make them easy to attach to clothing, hats, shoes, and backpacks. They’re powered by 2032 lithium batteries which offer 70-hours of continuous run-time.

Don’t Get Burned: Burch Barrel’s Stockman Gloves at werd.com

Don’t Get Burned: Burch Barrel’s Stockman Gloves

Posted in Gear for Men and Grill

For manhandling red-hot logs & cookware at the fireplace, burn pit, or BBQ grill, Burch Barrel’s Stockman Gloves keep your fingers from frying. Constructed of heavy-duty leather with heat-resistant insulators, these high gusset gloves offer protection for your hands, wrists & forearms, when duty demands that you reach into the fire.

The Key Capsule Delivers Stealth EDC Storage at werd.com

The Key Capsule Delivers Stealth EDC Storage

Posted in Gear for Men

The Key Capsule is a smart & stealthy EDC container that fits on your keyring, offering protection for small items—everything from medication to mints. Made of food-safe anodized aluminum, the waterproof screw-on lid features an integrated loop for easy connection.

Goering’s Man in Paris: The Story of a Nazi Art Plunderer and His World at werd.com

Goering’s Man in Paris: The Story of a Nazi Art Plunderer and His World

Appointed by infamous Nazi commander Hermann Göring to Hitler’s art looting agency in Paris, Bruno Lohse went on to become one of the most notorious art plunderers of the war. He trafficked more than thirty thousand artworks, including masterpieces he later tried offering to museums around the world. After his death in ’05, dozens of paintings by Renoir, Monet, and Pissarro, were found in his Munich vault. This book tracks a strange and nefarious life indeed.