Gift Ideas For Men Under $50

Cheat Sheets Make Oven Cooking & Clean-Up Easier at werd.com

Cheat Sheets Make Oven Cooking & Clean-Up Easier

Posted in Home Stuff and Kitchen

Cheat Sheets take the simplicity of sheet pan, oven-roasted cooking and make it not just easier but better. They’re oven-safe, non-stick silicone dividers that drop onto your sheet pans and divide your ingredients, to streamline your cooking & make one-pan meals and meal prep a breeze. You can fit up to 6 small portions or 3 large portions on a single sheet pan, allowing you to separate ingredients, flavors & cooking times. They’re also designed for effortless clean up. A funded Kickstarter.

MagEasy Holds & Organizes Your Work-Life Essentials at werd.com

MagEasy Holds & Organizes Your Work-Life Essentials

Posted in Home Stuff

Only truly exceptional products win a Red Dot Design award, and for 2020, MagEasy made the cut. It’s a modular magnetic organizing kit that keeps work & life more orderly. In these challenging WFH days, it makes great sense: portable, customizable and super versatile, it keeps your stuff tidy & always within reach. It is comprised of a magnetic board or folio plus an assortment of handy magnetic modules to hold everything: cable organizers, card holders, paper clip-its, RFID blocking pocket, and more. A funded Kickstarter.

The Worlds of J. R. R. Tolkien: The Places That Inspired Middle-Earth at werd.com

The Worlds of J. R. R. Tolkien: The Places That Inspired Middle-Earth

Due out this June, renowned Tolkien expert John Garth’s The Worlds of J. R. R. Tolkien features a trove of breathtaking illustrations, including Tolkien’s own drawings, contributions from other artists, rare archival images, and spectacular color photos of contemporary locations across Britain and beyond, taking readers to the places that inspired J. R. R. Tolkien to create his fictional locations in The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, and other classics.

Warhol. The New Biography Goes Far Beyond Soup Cans & Marilyn Monroe at werd.com

Warhol. The New Biography Goes Far Beyond Soup Cans & Marilyn Monroe

In the forthcoming Warhol, billed as the “definitive” bio on the iconic artist, esteemed art critic Blake Gopnik tackles a giant of a man; an artist of unrivaled influence and mysterious depth. Unprecedented in its scope and detail, as well as in its access to Warhol’s archives, Gopnik brings to life a figure whose life and work continue to affect our culture and society today.

Add the Dissim Inverted Lighter To Your EDC Arsenal at werd.com

Add the Dissim Inverted Lighter To Your EDC Arsenal

Posted in Gear for Men

The Dissim Lighter is a handsome, well-designed refillable lighter that uses standard butane for refills to create a consistent, low-pressure candle flame that burns clean, even when the lighter is inverted. It features cast metal components, adjustable flame, and weighs just 3-ounces. Its patent-pending circle grip makes it easy to clip to a ’biner or your EDC keyring. A funded Kickstarter.

We Found One Greeting Card for Every Occasion at werd.com

We Found One Greeting Card for Every Occasion

Posted in Media

The Every Occasion Card sends the perfect message every time. Not only does it eliminate the time-suck of the card aisle, it actually feels more personalized. Simply check off the boxes to customize your heartfelt message, sign your name, and keep it moving. The cards are 5.7” X 4” printed on sturdy card stock. Available in packs of 8 or 30, they come with recycled A6 envelopes. American made.

If It Bleeds: Stephen King’s New Novellas at werd.com

If It Bleeds: Stephen King’s New Novellas

Best-selling author of the odd and master of the macabre Stephen King is coming hot off the press with an unnerving collection of four new novellas—Mr. Harrigan’s Phone, The Life of Chuck, Rat, and the title story If It Bleeds—each pulling you into intriguing and frightening places. Classic films like Stand By Me & Shawshank Redemption both grew out of the author’s earlier novellas. In his return to the shorter, punchier form, King is sure to stir up the strange in ways no writer has before or since. Hardcover due out April 21.

Dango’s Latest Waterproof Capsule Holds All Your EDC at werd.com

Dango’s Latest Waterproof Capsule Holds All Your EDC

Posted in Gear for Men

Machined from 6061 aerospace grade aluminum, Dango’s Capsule Wide is designed to organize & protect your small EDC. It is a food-safe, waterproof screw-top container perfect for carrying a variety of things: coins, cash, pills, a small first-aid kit, data cards, mints, cosmetics, fishing bait, and countless other small EDC. It features a stainless steel clip and 550 paracord tether that unravels to give you 10-feet of cordage.

Pico is the Home Garden for Us Cactus Killers at werd.com

Pico is the Home Garden for Us Cactus Killers

Posted in Home Stuff

Pico is a palm-size home garden system that gets two green thumbs up, allowing you to grow thriving plants everywhere & anywhere. The growing pods mount to the wall or sit on your desk/shelf/WFH workspace, the lights telescope as the plants grow & the self-water system makes it foolproof. The lights are OSRAM LEDs—the kind real growers use & the pods are made of corrosion-resistant die-cast aluminum for long life. A funded Kickstarter.

Yogi: A Life Behind the Mask at werd.com

Yogi: A Life Behind the Mask

New York Yankee, American sports legend, and baseball icon Lawrence “Yogi” Berra finally has his definitive biography. Drawing on more than one hundred interviews and four years of reporting, Jon Pessah has delivered a transformational portrait of Berra. How the immigrant underdog handled his hard-earned success as well as showing the human side of the icon, shining a light on his struggles and challenges, on and off the playing field.

VHS 1982 Playing Cards Take You Back In Time at werd.com

VHS 1982 Playing Cards Take You Back In Time

Posted in Gear for Men

Two or three generations ago, movies at home were watched on a format called VHS. It was a giant plastic box with magnetic tape inside that was placed into an even larger set-top box called a VCR. The picture quality was garbage but for a time, high tech. True story. Ask someone old. The Kings Wild Project has created the VHS 1982 collection: playing cards that pay homage to this beloved dead technology. The high-quality, limited edition cards feature 80s-era graphics inspired by period design. Choose from their 3 retro styles.

This Weatherproof Smart Plug from D-link Brings Voice Control Outdoors at werd.com

This Weatherproof Smart Plug from D-link Brings Voice Control Outdoors

Posted in Gadgets and Tech & Gadgets

Equipped with two outlets and a USB charging port, plus support for Alexa & Google Assistant, the DSP-W320 Outdoor Wi-Fi Smart Plug from D-link makes it easier to control outdoor devices & appliances from your phone. And with IFTTT applets, it can control your other connected smart home devices. A 2.4GHz Wi-Fi radio connects it to your home signal & a weatherproof rating of IP54 ensures all-weather function.

Coffeeland: One Man’s Dark Empire and the Making of Our Favorite Drug at werd.com

Coffeeland: One Man’s Dark Empire and the Making of Our Favorite Drug

Augustine Sedgewick’s Coffeeland tells the hidden and surprising story of how coffee came to be a daily drug for billions of people around the world and one of the most valuable commodities in the history of global capitalism. Drawing on deep research and historical references, it tracks coffee’s five-hundred-year transformation from a mysterious Muslim ritual into an everyday necessity.

Take a Cold One To Go with Camelbak’s Horizon Collection at werd.com

Take a Cold One To Go with Camelbak’s Horizon Collection

Posted in Gear for Men

Camelbak knows all about hydration on-the-go and they put that know-how to work in their new line of insulated drinkware, the Horizon Collection. There’s a 25-ounce Wine bottle, a 12-ounce wine tumbler, and a 10-ounce rocks tumbler. All are BPA, BPS, and BPF free & made of 18/8 stainless steel, powder-coated in a range of cool colors.

The Eighth Wonder of the World: The True Story of André the Giant at werd.com

The Eighth Wonder of the World: The True Story of André the Giant

Were it not for the work of street-artist Shepard Fairey & his ironic OBEY icon featuring the super-sized 70s pro wrestler Andre The Giant, the man himself may have been lost to all the deepest, glitchiest corners of YouTube. In the new biography however, the big man, André Roussimoff finally gets his due. And there’s a lot more to the story than body slams. It covers his extraordinary life as well as his untimely death from the affliction that made him such a large man.

Challenge Of The Week: The Bgraamiens Line Puzzle at werd.com

Challenge Of The Week: The Bgraamiens Line Puzzle

Posted in Gear for Men

These are certainly puzzling times and the 1000-piece Bgraamiens Puzzle “The Lines” is perfectly suited to the moment. A word of warning in case it’s not obvious: It’s an advanced puzzle. An erratic criss-crossing of lines in black & white. Maddening perhaps, but conquering it will feel amazing. Good luck.

DomeDock Keeps Your Caps Organized at werd.com

DomeDock Keeps Your Caps Organized

The simplicity of the DomeDock is impressive. This slim, one-piece organizer can hold up to 15 of your favorite ball caps, all in one spot & easy to access. No nonsense, just drop your dome in the dock. Made in the USA, this innovative hat rack mounts flush to the wall with simple hardware and is available in black or white.

Soviet Space Graphics: Cosmic Visions from the USSR at werd.com

Soviet Space Graphics: Cosmic Visions from the USSR

Posted in Gear for Men

Packed with more than 250 illustrations depicting daring discoveries, scientific innovations, futuristic visions, and extraterrestrial encounters, Phaidon’s forthcoming collection of Soviet space-race graphics takes readers on a cosmic adventure through Cold War-era Russia. The book’s author is Alexandra Sankova, director and founder of the Moscow Design Museum who has produced a whole range of definitive titles on Soviet-era design.

SuperCalla Charging Cables Practically Coil Themselves at werd.com

SuperCalla Charging Cables Practically Coil Themselves

Posted in Gadgets and Tech & Gadgets

The magic of the OCD-friendly SuperCalla cables, is the outer sleeve of protective silicone and the magnets that make coiling, packing, & deploying the cables super-efficient and basically effortless. In addition to being durable & travel-friendly, we’ve never seen a cable easier to deal with. SuperCalla offers them in black or white in 3’ & 6’ lengths with connectors for Apple Lightning, USB-C, & Micro USB to USB-A & USB-C. A funded Kickstarter.