Gift Ideas For Men Under $50

Into the Planet: My Life as a Cave Diver at werd.com

Into the Planet: My Life as a Cave Diver

Relatively speaking, very little of the world’s oceans have been explored. But cave diver and author Jill Heinerth, is doing all she can. Her new book, Into The Planet is her firsthand account of exploring the earth’s final frontier: the hidden depths of our oceans and the caves she finds down there. Heinerth is the first in history to dive deep into an Antarctic iceberg and led a team that discovered the ancient watery remains of Mayan civilizations. She has descended farther into the inner depths of our planet than any other woman & brings back some very cool stories.

NFL 100: A Century of Pro Football at werd.com

NFL 100: A Century of Pro Football

To celebrate the upcoming Golden Anniversary of the National Football League, NFL 100 celebrates a hundred years of history, tracking America’s most popular and highly watched sport from its humble beginnings in Canton, Ohio, to its current state of high stakes commercial influence. All the key moments and famous athletes are honored within the pages of this handsomely produced book.

Cabin Porn: Inside at werd.com

Cabin Porn: Inside

Created by DIY.org & Vimeo co-founder Zach Klein, the original Cabin Porn picture book has sold over a quarter-million copies. That’s a lot, so no surprise there’s a follow-up. Where the original book showed sexy exteriors from around the world, this one takes readers deep inside. To show you how these delightful little hideaway homes are decorated. 336 pages.

This EDC Hex Bit Toolkit is a Problem Solver at werd.com

This EDC Hex Bit Toolkit is a Problem Solver

Posted in Gear for Men and Tools

Creating a simple way to carry a bunch of the most common tools, organized & in your pocket is a tall order but Tactica nailed it with the M250 Hex bit toolkit. It’s lightweight, compact, TSA compliant & offers Phillips hex drive – 1.8mm, #0, #2 , Flat hex drive 1.8mm, #3, #5, Allen 3mm, 4mm, & 5mm & Torx T10, T15, & T25  all in a pocketable, key fob-size carry case. A funded Kickstarter.

The Ride of a Lifetime: Lessons Learned from 15 Years as CEO of the Walt Disney Company at werd.com

The Ride of a Lifetime: Lessons Learned from 15 Years as CEO of the Walt Disney Company

What does the grand visionary, the master manager, the CEO saviour of Disney have to teach you? In The Ride of a Lifetime, Iger shares the lessons he’s learned while running the largest, most respected media company in the world and leading its 200,000 employees. He explores principles of optimism, courage, decisiveness, and fairness. His story is compelling, and begins with his early days working as the lowliest studio grunt at ABC.

Hosting a Little Wine & Cheese Social Just Got Cheezier at werd.com

Hosting a Little Wine & Cheese Social Just Got Cheezier

Posted in Drink and Food and Food, Drink & Hosting

House Wine and Kellogg have partnered  to sell a wine-and-Cheez-It box. That’s 2 of life’s essentials in one box: a wine-tap on one side & crunchy Cheez-Its on the other. The 2 brands got this brilliant idea from you—their consumers, whose posts about “pairing” with Cheez-Its were simply too good not to embrace. Guys, this is basically dinner & drinks in a box. A date night no-brainer, right?!

Warning: You May Become Addicted To Your Microblade Pill at werd.com

Warning: You May Become Addicted To Your Microblade Pill

Posted in Gear for Men

With a design that mimics the size & shape of a capsule style pill, the Microblade Pill is a tiny cutting tool that can easily cut, open, scratch, peel off and do all kinds of small everyday tasks without creating a bulk in your pocket. The spring-loaded cap unscrews to reveal a sharp 35º beveled-edge blade of hardened steel & the outer capsule is available in brass, copper or stainless, which you can mix & match. A 30mm keyring puts it right where you need it. Another funded Kickstarter.

Gerber’s Keynote Micro-Knife is a Solid EDC Blade at werd.com

Gerber’s Keynote Micro-Knife is a Solid EDC Blade

Posted in Gear for Men

It’s about as small as functionally possible & it’s a Gerber. That means reliable, hella sharp, & definitely versatile. Keep on your keychain & you’ll have a legit utility blade on hand at all times. It’s got a locking, dual-edge hardened steel blade, aluminum scales, and the keyring loop is removable. Available in black & coyote brown.

The ABC’s Of Metallica, An Alphabetical History at werd.com

The ABC’s Of Metallica, An Alphabetical History

The biggest metal band of all time isn’t afraid to have some fun. And that’s what’s up with The ABCs of Metallica, an illustrated book that looks back at the history of the band from, well, A to Z. Each letter of the alphabet highlights a moment along their journey from Garage Days to Master of Puppets to fun facts about the band. Proceeds from the book benefit All Within My Hands supporting workforce education and the fight against hunger.

<i>VC: An American History</i> is About Money Making Money at werd.com

VC: An American History is About Money Making Money

VC unpacks the history and evolution of Venture Capital in America—a form of investment & fundraising that requires an appetite for risk, a bold spirit of adventure, and an unbridled quest for improbable wealth through innovation.  From the days of funding American whaling expeditions to Silicon Valley startups, it tracks the entrepreneurial spirit that feeds VC & ultimately, the global economy.

This Travel Adapter Makes Any Headphone Jack Wireless at werd.com

This Travel Adapter Makes Any Headphone Jack Wireless

Powered by Bluetooth 5.0, RHA’s Wireless Flight Adapter turns any headphone jack into a wireless one. This handy little dongle will let you use your wireless headphones to enjoy media from your flight’s seatback screen—and anywhere else you want to go wireless with your audio. With USB-C recharge, it boasts a 16-hour battery life, so it will get you from San Fran to Beijing no problem.

The Vagabonds: The Story of Henry Ford and Thomas Edison’s Ten-Year Road Trip at werd.com

The Vagabonds: The Story of Henry Ford and Thomas Edison’s Ten-Year Road Trip

Automotive manufacturing pioneer Henry Ford was close friends with another remarkable American character—Thomas Edison. These two giants of industry spent many summers taking road trips together—introducing the entire concept of the roadtrip to travel-starved Americans. From car camping in 1914 to exploring the Florida Everglades, the small group—which included  naturalist John Burroughs—named themselves the Vagabonds, and along with their their chefs and footmen, hit the road every summer for more than a decade.

Texas Flood: The Inside Story of Stevie Ray Vaughan at werd.com

Texas Flood: The Inside Story of Stevie Ray Vaughan

Guitar God Mount Rushmore would include Hendrix, Clapton, Page, and most certainly the Texas bluesmaster Stevie Ray Vaughan, whose greatness was cut short in a tragic helicopter crash in 1990. This new book is the first definitive biography of the guitar legend, chronicling the unadulterated truth about SRV from those who knew him best: from fame to his battles with drugs & alcohol to his miraculous recovery. The book features an epilogue by Jimmie Vaughan plus a foreword and afterword by Double Trouble’s Chris Layton and Tommy Shannon.

George Marshall: Defender of the Republic at werd.com

George Marshall: Defender of the Republic

Posted in Gear for Men

Considered our country’s most distinguished soldier–statesman since George Washington and one of the most decorated military leaders in American history, George C. Marshall dedicated 50 years to serving his country & this new book, set against the backdrop of five major conflicts—two world wars, Palestine, Korea, and the Cold War—tracks Marshall’s extraordinary life in military, diplomatic, and politics.

The Tashtego 2.0 is a Tool Roll for Toiletries at werd.com

The Tashtego 2.0 is a Tool Roll for Toiletries

Posted in Gear for Men

Your dopp kit or toiletry case or whatever you call it, is probably not this organized. The Tashtego 2.0 combines the design of a classic tool roll with loads of interior pockets to keep everything neatly organized. Pockets big enough for a full-size electric toothbrush and other manly items. Made of durable, easy-to-clean nylon with grommet eyes for hanging it up. A funded Kickstarter.

The Titanium Type-C Pen Was Made for Marginalia at werd.com

The Titanium Type-C Pen Was Made for Marginalia

Posted in Gear for Men and Work

Following the crowdfunded success of its well-designed Type-A & Type-B pens, Brooklyn-based CW&T Studio created Type-C, a titanium bookmark pen with a detachable clip. Precision machined of lightweight titanium, it features a book-friendly flat design and a sprung steel arm that protects the pen-tip when not in use. Flip it around to snap into writing position; it uses Pilot Hi-Tec-C Coleto ink cartridges which come in 15 colors and multiple thicknesses. Another funded Kickstarter.