Gift Ideas For Men Under $50

Plagued by Fire: The Dreams and Furies of Frank Lloyd Wright at werd.com

Plagued by Fire: The Dreams and Furies of Frank Lloyd Wright

Regarded as America’s preeminent architect, Frank Lloyd Wright was also a rank egotist who held in contempt almost everything aside from his own genius. Written by the award-winning author of Hemingway’s Boat and Sons of Mississippi, biographer Paul Hendrickson explores the icon’s dark side; the emotional and romantic struggles and the fires that haunted him throughout his life.

Add the Xiaomi Wiha Screwdriver Set To Your Tech Toolbox at werd.com

Add the Xiaomi Wiha Screwdriver Set To Your Tech Toolbox

Posted in Gear for Men and Tools

For those inclined to fix, maintain, & repair the small technical devices and mechanisms around them, the Xiaomi Wiha Precision Screwdriver Set is a worthy companion. It is an aluminum-alloy pen-style ratchet driver that includes 24 magnetic bits in a sleek portable case. With bits for Philips, Flathead, Torx, Security Torx, Pentalobe, Triangle, Hexagons, Tri-point, and Spanner that meet ANSI Standards, it’ll give you easy access to the insides of all your gadgets.

Milwaukee’s PACKOUT Crate is a Commercial-Grade Gear Hauler at werd.com

Milwaukee’s PACKOUT Crate is a Commercial-Grade Gear Hauler

Posted in Gear for Men and Tools

The latest addition to Milwaukee’s PACKOUT line of modular tool storage & transport products is the Crate. The stackable PACKOUT Crate can carry up to a 50-pound payload and with more than 1700 cubic inches of capacity. With rugged, commercial-grade construction, the design includes attachment points on the top & bottom for secure stacking & rear fastener points to hang from the wall with an optional mounting plate.

I Am C-3PO: The Inside Story at werd.com

I Am C-3PO: The Inside Story

With a foreword by director J.J. Abrams, and a spirited narrative created by C-3PO himself, late actor Anthony Daniels’ recounts his experiences of the epic cinematic adventure that has influenced pop culture for more than 40 years. For the very first time, he candidly shares intimate memories as the only actor to appear in every Star Wars film – from first meeting with George Lucas to the final, emotional days on the set of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.

The Otterbox Elevation 14 Mug is a Durable Daily Drinker at werd.com

The Otterbox Elevation 14 Mug is a Durable Daily Drinker

Posted in Gear for Men

Otterbox makes rugged, dependable products and their Elevation 14 Mug will do for your morning coffee what their cases do for your phone: keep it protected from harm and insulated from the elements. Made of stainless steel with an internal copper lining, it features a spill-proof plastic & silicone lid for easy sipping. Available in raw stainless & 4 cool colors.

Playstation Watch Celebrates the Classic Console at werd.com

Playstation Watch Celebrates the Classic Console

Here’s the iconic Playstation console shrunk down to fit on your wrist. Unfortunately it doesn’t play games but it does tell time. The Playstation Watch features a pliant, gray silicone case with a backlit digital display that offers time, date, and seconds controlled by 3 push-buttons on the dial. For fans of retro gaming, this watch gets a high score.

Conversations With Tom Petty at werd.com

Conversations With Tom Petty

Conversations With Tom Petty is the first authorized book to focus solely on the life and work of the man responsible for some of the most memorable rock anthems of a generation, including: ‘American Girl’, ‘Breakdown’, ‘Refugee’, & scores more. Based on a series of in-depth discussions with Tom about his career & specifically his songwriting, author Paul Zollo originally published it back in 2005. This new edition has been updated with a foreword from Petty himself as well as photos from his last live performance.

This Might Be the BESTEK Power Strip We’ve Ever Seen at werd.com

This Might Be the BESTEK Power Strip We’ve Ever Seen

Posted in Gadgets and Tech & Gadgets

Pure function. That’s what we want out of a power strip & with this one from BESTEK, we get it in spades. This BESTEK Power Strip with USB is a vertical cube power outlet extender with 3 outlets, 3 USB-A ports & one 15W USB-C port, plus a 5-foot extension cord and detachable base for easy mounting. To keep your devices safe it features over-voltage, short circuit, overload, over current protection, and FCC authentication.

Janis: Her Life & Music at werd.com

Janis: Her Life & Music

The short, crazy and incredibly influential life of Janis Joplin finally gets its due in this new biography written by Holly George-Warren, one of the most highly regarded chroniclers of American music history. Based on unprecedented access to Joplin’s family, friends, band mates, archives, and long-lost interviews, Janis draws an intimate portrait of the one they called the Queen Of Rock n’ Roll.

That’s No Dog Tag, That’s My Knife at werd.com

That’s No Dog Tag, That’s My Knife

Posted in Gear for Men

With a lightweight design derived from the classic military dog tag, the Limited Edition B-2 Dog Tag is an EDC nano blade knife offering safe concealed carry. On a chain around your neck or tucked in your coin pocket. With a 1-inch blade made of 440 carbon stainless steel, it locks into the sheath for rock solid grip and precision cuts. A funded Kickstarter.

POWERUP’s Smartphone-Controlled Paper Airplane Gets an Upgrade at werd.com

POWERUP’s Smartphone-Controlled Paper Airplane Gets an Upgrade

Posted in Gadgets and Tech & Gadgets

POWERUP introduced the world to the smartphone-controlled paper airplane, a micro-drone kit that slips onto any paper airplane & turns it into a remote control toy with a flight range of 230 feet. The POWERUP 4.0 kit features a new onboard flight computer, autopilot assist, 2 new sensors & a design so robust you can fly planes of balsa, foam, cardboard & paper, with the ability to perform loops, barrel rolls & hammerheads with the press of a button. Optional lights are available for night flight. A funded Kickstarter.

Convenient Carry: Packable, Pocketable Tinybags at werd.com

Convenient Carry: Packable, Pocketable Tinybags

Posted in Gear for Men and Men's Bags

We’re huge fans of smallness, so we think Tinybags are awesome. “As small as a coin and as capable as a backpack” they say. And they’re not lying. These compact, packable bags are made of water-resistant ripstop nylon tough enough to carry up to 55-pounds of cargo. When not in use, simply roll, fold & clip, and it’s pocketable. Available in 2 sizes, the large fits all sorts of stuff up to a 15” laptop & the original will hold a 12” laptop. A funded Kickstarter.

Me: Elton John Official Autobiography at werd.com

Me: Elton John Official Autobiography

Following on the heels of his sweeping RocketMan biopic, Elton John has released his first (and the only official) autobiography. In it, the global pop culture icon reveals intimate truths about his extraordinary life as an entertainer, from the rollercoaster superstar lifestyle depicted in the film to his personal evolution into a saner, more grounded human while upholding his legacy as a living legend. Elton goes deep & covers it all.

This 1000-Piece Puzzle Features NASA’s Best View of the Moon at werd.com

This 1000-Piece Puzzle Features NASA’s Best View of the Moon

Posted in Game Room and Home Stuff

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, Four Point created their 1000 piece, circular Moon Puzzle featuring the near side of the Moon in incredible detail. The image, courtesy of NASA, is the clearest image of the Moon to date and shows even the tiniest of craters in stunning clarity. With a diameter of 26.5-inches, this puzzle gets a 4.5 out of 5 on the difficulty scale.