Gift Ideas For Men Under $50

JAY-Z: Made in America at werd.com

JAY-Z: Made in America

Georgetown University professor and celebrated author Michael Eric Dyson takes the life and lyrics of Jay-Z as the subject of this new book. Merging popular culture and hip-hop’s influence, it wrestles with the biggest themes of JAY-Z’s career, including hustling, and recognizes the way that he’s always weaved politics into his music, making important statements about race, criminal justice, black wealth and social injustice. Foreword by Pharrell Williams.

Native Union Brings Speedy PD Charging to a Pocketable Power Supply at werd.com

Native Union Brings Speedy PD Charging to a Pocketable Power Supply

Posted in Gadgets and Portable and Tech & Gadgets

Purpose-built for travel, Native Union’s Smart Charger PD 18W is a lightweight & versatile 2-Port wall charger with 4 international adapters. A refined pocket-sized design, it features 1 USB-A  & 1 USB-C port, plus a PD-enabled USB-C port for a universal multi-device power solution that delivers the fastest charge ever for iPhone 8. Like, 0 to 50% power in 27 minutes. That’s 2.6X faster than standard speed.

GoSun Flatware Helps You Kick Plastic to the Curb at werd.com

GoSun Flatware Helps You Kick Plastic to the Curb

Designed to eliminate another single-use plastic from your life, GoSun Flatware is a portable utensil kit that fits in your wallet or pocket for plastic-free eating anywhere, anytime. Infinitely reusable, they’re made of dishwasher-safe stainless steel & PE, are BPA-free, clean easily, and store in a slim card case. Another funded Kickstarter.

Cool Drinks Down Fast with a HyperChiller at werd.com

Cool Drinks Down Fast with a HyperChiller

Posted in Gear for Men

If you like to take your morning caffeine cold & on-the-go, check the HyperChiller. It will chill your coffee in less than 60 seconds. Simply fill it with water and place it in the freezer, remove and place in your Coffee maker and brew or pour from a carafe into the HyperChiller and then into your cup. It works for wine, spirits, juice, etc., & it uses no chemicals or gels, just water.

Unico Built a Badass Bag for Your Wet Winter Commute at werd.com

Unico Built a Badass Bag for Your Wet Winter Commute

Posted in Gear for Men and Men's Bags

Italian upstart Unico builds bags that are 100% waterproof. Like, submerge-your-laptop-in-the-lake level waterproof. With precision, laser-cut fabrication, main compartments are stitch-free & zip-free & feature radio-frequency-welded seams to keep moisture out. With a modular system that allows you to add & subtract accessories for custom configuration it is a versatile set-up that is just as good for work as it is for weekends. A funded Kickstarter.

The NoCry 18W Spotlight is a Powerful, Portable Beacon at werd.com

The NoCry 18W Spotlight is a Powerful, Portable Beacon

Posted in Gear for Men and Tools

A powerful portable light is an essential item in your car trunk, emergency kit or bug-out bag. This one, the NoCry 18W Waterproof Rechargeable is a 1000-lumen spotlight powered by a 18,500 Lithium-Ion battery that delivers 20-hours of continuous light. It is waterproof, floatable, and impact resistant. 3-lighting modes plus a red filter add versatility. An attached stand allows for hands-free lantern-style use as well.

Adobe Introduces Photoshop Camera App at werd.com

Adobe Introduces Photoshop Camera App

Posted in Portable and Tech & Gadgets

As part of a limited preview for iOS and Android devices, Adobe has created a free, AI-driven Photoshop Camera app. The app will give users powerful image editing tools, filters and templates to take their phone photos to the next level. The app’s capabilities are rich & versatile but have no fear; this is not the complex, full-power Photoshop software system but a streamlined & simplified package that will make you feel & edit like a pro.

It’s Garry Shandling’s Book at werd.com

It’s Garry Shandling’s Book

Garry Shandling was a comic’s comic. A guy funny people thought was funny. So it makes sense that Judd Apatow edited his story—an intimate portrait of his mentor, the legendary stand-up comic and star of The Larry Sanders Show. It features never-before-seen journal entries and photos, as well as new contributions by fellow comedians and writers that shed new light on every facet of his life and work. This book is the final word on the lasting impact of the great comedian.

Scotty: A Hockey Life Like No Other at werd.com

Scotty: A Hockey Life Like No Other

Anyone who knows hockey knows that Scotty Bowman is the greatest coach the sport has ever seen. He stacked up more game wins and more Stanley Cups than anyone before or since. And coached some of the greats: Gordie Howe, Bobby Orr, Guy Lafleur, and Mario Lemieux. Written by Habs’ Hall Of Fame goalie Ken Dryden, this book is about a life—a hockey life, a Canadian life, a life of achievement. It is Scotty Bowman in his natural element, behind the bench one more time.

Tap Code: The Epic Survival Tale of a Vietnam POW and the Secret Code That Changed Everything at werd.com

Tap Code: The Epic Survival Tale of a Vietnam POW and the Secret Code That Changed Everything

Tap Code shares never-before-told details of underground operations during the Vietnam War. Written in his own words, it follows the story of downed U.S. pilot Carlyle “Smitty” Harris & his time in the infamous Hoa Lo prison, nicknamed the “Hanoi Hilton.” Once inside with no hope of rescue or escape, Harris remembered the Tap Code, an old, long-unused World War II method of communication through tapping on a common water pipe. He covertly taught the code to many POWs, and in turn they taught others. It became a lifeline during their internment—a morale booster and a way to communicate the chain of command that would be instrumental in helping them prevail over a brutal enemy.

This Cool Mug Keeps Drinks Hot at werd.com

This Cool Mug Keeps Drinks Hot

Posted in Gear for Men

The creators behind the Carter Everywhere Mug really care about coffee, so their mug aims to elevate the experience. It has a double-wall Heat Lock design that keeps drinks hot for 12 hours or cold for 24, a 69 mm diameter rim designed to fit the most popular manual brewing devices, a thin lip on the rim for easy drinking & a leakproof seal on the lid. Available in 12 or 16 ounce sizes.

The Fire Escape Carabiner Hangs Tough In Any Emergency at werd.com

The Fire Escape Carabiner Hangs Tough In Any Emergency

Posted in Gear for Men and Tools

With an impressively functional design, the titanium Fire Escape carabiner multi-tool was designed to meet the needs of first responders and emergency scenarios. It features and EverSpark fire wheel and ferro rod for starting fires, a quarter-inch hex driver, bottle opener, and the ’biner itself can hang up to 100 lbs. of gear. There’s an oxygen tank-opening wrench, a tungsten carbide-tipped auto window breaker, seatbelt-cutter, and the whole unit weighs just 1.7 ounces.

This German Bottle Opener Reseals the Deal at werd.com

This German Bottle Opener Reseals the Deal

Posted in Bar Ware and Gear for Men

Maybe it’s all the Octoberfesting but Westmark’s German-made 3-in-1 Resealer Beer Bottle Opener seems like a great idea right about now. Made of high-quality stainless steel it features a durable design and simple embossed instructions that make resealing your unfinished beers easier than ever. And even though you won’t need them, it’s also got instructions for opening bottles.

Pelican’s Emergency Lighting Station is Good To Glow at werd.com

Pelican’s Emergency Lighting Station is Good To Glow

Posted in Gear for Men

The Emergency Lighting Station from Pelican is a glow-in-the-dark flashlight in a wall-mountable clear, tamper-proof case that delivers 370-lumens of light. In addition to sustained light, it features a signaling mode for use in search & rescue scenarios. For the home, workplace, boat, RV, & travel, it’s a battery-free backup light that will never leave you in the dark.

The Life and Afterlife of Harry Houdini at werd.com

The Life and Afterlife of Harry Houdini

Award-winning journalist and New York Times bestselling author Joe Posnanski takes a fresh look at the life of iconic illusionist Harry Houdini. Through years of traveling to visit museums, aspiring magicians, and all sorts of offbeat characters, the author captures the voices of his devoted fans, exploring his impact on American culture and why Houdini’s legacy endures to this day.

The Hunt23 Light is Bright, Titanium & Tiny at werd.com

The Hunt23 Light is Bright, Titanium & Tiny

Posted in Gear for Men and Tools

Made of Grade 5 Titanium, the keyring-size Hunt23 EDC flashlight is very small & “bright”. It delivers 100 lumens of LED light in 2 colors, is completely waterproof & works as a box cutter, bottle opener, min pry bar, lid popper, tape remover, letter opener—you get the idea. This is a funded Kickstarter.

The K-25 Smart Bath Towel is Better By Design at werd.com

The K-25 Smart Bath Towel is Better By Design

Posted in Bath and Gear for Men and Home Stuff

Designed by the beach in Los Angeles, California, the K-25 Smart Bath Towel 3.0 is not your average drying device. Made with sustainable materials, 100% natural long strain cotton & marked by superb craftsmanship, this towel is fluffy, soft, and absorbent but also features antimicrobial fabrication for fast-drying & forever stink-free performance. A funded Kickstarter.