Take Advantage of Monday's Best Amazon Deals

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Amazon

As a recurring feature, our team combs the Web and shares some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up. Here’s what caught our eye today, July 3.

Mental Floss has affiliate relationships with certain retailers, including Amazon, and may receive a small percentage of any sale. But we only get commission on items you buy and don’t return, so we’re only happy if you’re happy. Good luck deal hunting!

GADGETS, TOYS, AND MEDIA


Amcrest ProHD Shield Wireless IP Security Camera, 960P 1.3 Megapixel (1280x960P), Two-Way Audio, Super Wide 140° Viewing Angle, MicroSD & Cloud Recording, Digital Zoom, Night Vision, IPM-HX1B (Black) for $49.99 (list price $79.99)

iXCC Element II Lightning Cable 6ft, iPhone charger, for iPhone 7 6s 6 Plus, SE 5s 5c 5, iPad Air 2 Pro, iPad mini 2 3 4, iPad 4th Gen [Apple MFi Certified](White) for $8.49 (list price $24.99)


Power Banks RAVPower 22000 Portable Charger 22000mAh 5.8A Output 3-Port Battery Pack (2.4A Input, iSmart 2.0 USB Ports, Li-polymer Battery Banks) Portable Battery Charger For Smartphone Tablet – Black for $39.99 (list price $109.99)

Universal Waterproof Case, JOTO CellPhone Dry Bag Pouch for Apple iPhone 6S 6,6S Plus, SE 5S, Samsung Galaxy S7, S6 Note 5 4, HTC LG Sony Nokia Motorola up to 6.0" diagonal -Black for $6.99 (list price $11.99)


Tribe AB37 Water Resistant Sports Armband with Key Holder for iPhone 7, 6, 6S (4.7-Inch), Galaxy S3/S4, iPhone SE, 5/5C/5S, Bundle with Screen Protector for $9.98 (list price $29.99)

iPhone 7 6S 6 Screen Protector Glass, amFilm iPhone 7 Tempered Glass Screen Protector for Apple iPhone 7, iPhone 6S, iPhone 6 2016, 2015 (2-Pack) for $7.99 (list price $29.99)


Cambridge SoundWorks OontZ Angle 3 Next Generation Ultra Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker : Louder Volume 10W+, More Bass, Water Resistant, Perfect Speaker for Golf, Beach, Shower & Home (Black) for $27.99 (list price $99.99)

Samsung 32GB 95MB/s (U1) MicroSD EVO Select Memory Card with Adapter (MB-ME32GA/AM) for $12.99 (list price $15.85)


Nulaxy Wireless In-Car Bluetooth FM Transmitter Radio Adapter Car Kit with 1.44 Inch Display and USB Car Charger for $18.99 (list price $36.99)

iPhone Cable SGIN,4Pack 3FT 6FT 6FT 10FT Nylon Braided Cord Lightning Cable Certified to USB Charging Charger for iPhone 7,7 Plus,6S,6 Plus,SE,5S,5,iPad,iPod Nano 7 - Black White for $14.99 (list price $29.99)


SENSO Bluetooth Headphones Wireless Sports Earphones - w/ Mic, IPX7 Waterproof, HD Stereo Sweatproof Earbuds, for Gym Running Workout, 8 Hour Battery, Noise Cancelling Headsets for $37.97 (list price $169.99)

Car Charger, Maxboost 4.8A/24W 2 Smart Port Car Charger [Black] for iPhone 7 6S Plus 6 Plus 6 5SE 5S 5 5C 4S, Samsung Galaxy S7 S6 Edge, Note 7 5 4 S5 Tab S,LG G5 G4,HTC,Nexus 5X 6P,iPads Pro Portable for $9.99 (list price $39.99)


LEGO STAR WARS Krennic's Imperial Shuttle 75156 for $71.99 (list price $89.99)

KITCHEN


Cuisinart DLC-2ABC Mini Prep Plus Food Processor Brushed Chrome and Nickel for $31.99 (list price $35.01)

glacio Silicone Ice Cube Trays Combo (Set of 2), Sphere Ice Ball Maker with Lid & Large Square Molds, Reusable and BPA Free for $14.95 (list price $19.95)


All-Clad 41126 Stainless Steel Tri-Ply Bonded Dishwasher Safe Fry Pan with Lid / Cookware, 12-Inch, Silver for $119.95 (list price $199.99)

Ninja Professional Blender (BL610) for $88.16 (list price $125.99)


Guinness Assorted 16 oz. Vintage Ad Pub Pint Beer Glass, Set of 4 for $18.99 (list price $24.99)

Wüsthof Classic 8" SANTOKU, HOLLOW EDGE - 4183-7/20 for $99.95 (list price $139.95)


Professional Spatula Set: Stainless Steel Pancake or Hamburger Turner for Grill or Griddle for $11.47 (list price $19.00)

Contigo SnapSeal Byron Vacuum Insulated Stainless Steel Travel Mug, 20oz, Vivacious for $9.89 (list price $12.99)


Deco 79 Traditional Style Decorative Cake Stand for $27.68 (list price $49.99)

6 Pc Fun Multi-Colored BPA-Free Bowls - Cereal Fruit or Soup Bowl for $9.99 (list price $14.99)


Home Organics 3-Piece, Non-Slip Premium Moso Bamboo Cutting Board Set, For Food Prep, Meat, Vegetables, Bread, Crackers & Cheese for $12.97 (list price $29.99)

Cuisinart Set of 3 Fine Mesh Stainless Steel Strainers, CTG-00-3MS for $15.49 (list price $22.00)


Microplane 38000 Professional Coarse Grater for $14.88 (list price $16.95)

HOME


Winsome Wood Beechwood End/Accent Table, Espresso for $39.80 (list price $75.00)

Flameless Candles Battery Operated Candles 4" 5" 6" 7" 8" 9" Set of 9 Ivory Real Wax Pillar LED Candles with 10-key Remote and Cycling 24 Hours Timer for $28.99 (list price $119.99)


Soft Non Slip Absorbent Bath Rugs,Memory Foam Bath Mats by DocBear (Gray,Size:W17"xL24") for $11.99 (list price $25.99)

Swiffer 360 Dusters Extender Kit, Extends up to three feet for $11.88 (list price $21.60)


E-PRANCE Shower Window Squeegee, Deluxe Stainless Steel Squeegee for Bathroom Mirror Wiper,Window Glass Cleaning for $13.99 (list price $22.99)

Best Microfiber Cleaning Cloth, Pack of 50 for $19.99 (list price $24.18)


OXO Good Grips Grout Brush for $4.99 (list price $8.59)

Spectrum Diversified 37210 Seville Magazine Rack, Black for $12.33 (list price $17.00)


Home Brilliant Decorative Linen Square Throw Pillow Cases Cushion Covers Textured, 18"x18", Dark Grey for $7.99 (list price $25.99)

Lifver 6-Piece Absorbent Stone Coaster set, "drink" spills coasters, Grey-Lines for $16.99 (list price $19.99)


Dirt Devil Vacuum Cleaner Vibe 3-in-1 Corded Bagless Stick and Handheld Vacuum Cleaner SD20020 for $20.41 (list price $34.99)

Shark Steam Pocket Mop (S3501) for $52.99 (list price $79.99)

HEALTH AND BEAUTY


Waterpik Complete Care Water Flosser and Sonic Toothbrush, WP-900 for $69.99 (list price $99.99)

Party Queen Makeup Brushes 10 Pieces Make Up Set Foundation Powder Eyebrow Concealer Eyeshadow Cosmetic Brush Tool for $13.98 (list price $19.88)


Aria Starr Beauty Natural Dead Sea Mud Mask, 8.8 Ounce for $14.20 (list price $48.95)

Gillette Fusion Manual Men’s Razor Blade Refills, 12 Count, Mens Razors / Blades for $33.97 (list price $47.99)


Men's Rogaine Hair Loss & Hair Thinning Treatment Minoxidil Foam, Three Month Supply for $37.49 (list price $39.99)

Baebody Eye Gel for Dark Circles, Puffiness, Wrinkles and Bags - The Most Effective Anti-Aging Eye Gel for Under and Around Eyes - 1.7 fl oz for $23.95 (list price $55.00)


Anti Cellulite Treatment Massage Oil - All Natural Ingredients – Penetrates Skin 6X Deeper Than Cellulite Cream - Targets Unwanted Fat Tissues & Improves Skin Firmness – 8 OZ for $14.95 (list price $36.95)

Bio-Oil Liquid Purcellin Oil, 4.2 Fl Oz for $12.98 (list price $26.47)


TruSkin Naturals Vitamin C Serum for Face, Organic Anti-Aging Topical Facial Serum with Hyaluronic Acid, 1 fl oz for $19.99 (list price $39.99)

Oral-B Glide Pro-Health Deep Clean Floss, Mint, 6 Count for $14.97 (list price $17.99)


XARA Professional 2” infrared ceramic FLAT IRON Hair Straightener Dual voltage 110/220v for $31.99 (list price $99.99)

Aveeno Therapeutic Shave Gel To Reduce the Incidence of Razor Bumps, 7 Oz for $3.83 (list price $9.99)


Aquaphor Advanced Therapy Healing Ointment Skin Protectant 14 Ounce Jar for $12.74 (list price $16.89)

Tiger Balm Ultra Strength 0.63 oz for $7.79 (list price $8.99)

OFFICE, SCHOOL, AND CRAFTS


Scotch Precision Ultra Edge Titanium Scissors, 8 Inch, 3-Pack (1458-3AMZ) for $16.75 (list price $25.62)

uni-ball Vision Rollerball Pens, Fine Point (0.7mm), Business Colors, 4 Count for $8.85 (list price $11.04)


Paper Mate InkJoy 100RT Retractable Ballpoint Pens, Medium Point, Assorted, 12 Pack (1951393) for $5.03 (list price $7.12)

Sharpie 1780476 Accent Gel Highlighter, Fluorescent Yellow, 4-Pack for $5.82 (list price $9.32)


BIC BU3 Retractable Ball Pen, Medium Point (1.0 mm), Assorted Colors, 18-Count for $5.06 (list price $10.08)

Post-it Notes, 3 in x 3 in, Canary Yellow, 12 Pads/Pack, 100 Sheets/Pad for $9.99 (list price $14.62)


3M 568 Positionable Mounting Adhesive, 11 Inches x 50 Feet for $32.30 (list price $62.49)

Board Dudes 18" x 22" Magnetic Dry Erase/Cork Combo Board (CYH10) for $13.19 (list price $20.23)

OUTDOORS, GARDEN, AND SPORTS


Coghlan's Sierra Saw for $8.06 (list price $14.99)

Coleman 1 Gallon Beverage Cooler for $10.15 (list price $24.99)


Sunnydaze Blue Rolling Garden Cart with Extendable Steering Handle, Swivel Seat & Basket for $94.95 (list price $118.99)

SONGMICS 8 Piece Garden Tool Set Includes Garden Tote Folding Stool and 6 Hand Tools w/ Heavy Duty Cast-aluminum Heads Ergonomic Handles UGGS40L for $29.99 (list price $37.99)


Duduma Polarized Sports Sunglasses Sports Wrap for Running Cycling Fishing Golf Tr90 Unbreakable Frame (silver/black) for $21.99 (list price $43.98)

KONG Wild Knots Squeaker Bears for Dogs, Medium/Large, Colors Vary for $7.51 (list price $11.82)


Coleman 10 x 10 ft. Swingwall Instant Canopy for $167.91 (list price $269.99)

Hynes Eagle Vintage Canvas Leather Backpack Travel Rucksack 19 Liter Coffee for $39.99 (list price $59.50)


Extending Marshmallow Roasting Sticks- Set of 8 - 32 Inch. Telescoping STAINLESS STEEL Smores Skewers; Hot Dog Forks for $15.95 (list price $49.95)

Mystical Fire Campfire Fireplace Colorant 0.882 oz Packets 12 Pack for $9.50 (list price $13.30)


Fitness Master Ab Wheel Roller with Knee Mat - Easy Assembly for $9.97 (list price $29.97)

TOOLS


Affresh Washer Machine Cleaner, 6-Tablets, 8.4 oz for $11.98 (list price $13.98)

2PCS Stainless-Steel Kitchen Sink Strainer - Large Wide Rim 4.5" Diameter - Perfect for Kitchen Sinks (Large) - Fengbao for $9.99 (list price $10.99)


Philips LED Bulb 16 Pack 60 Watt Equivalent, Soft White (2700K) A19 Non Dimmable, Medium Screw Base for $24.97 (list price $38.99)

Picture Hangers, Overfly 130 Pieces Picture Hooks Frame Hanger, Heavy Duty Picture Hanging Kit with Nails for Wall Mounting, Holds 10-100 lbs, Golden for $14.99 (list price $25.00)


TEKTON 5941 Digital Tire Gauge, 100 PSI for $10.79 (list price $11.99)

Gorilla Clear Repair Duct Tape, 1.88" x 9 yd., Clear for $5.79 (list price $6.97)


Klein Tools 702-12 Hacksaw with 12-Inch Blade and 6-Inch Reciprocating Blade for $25.99 (list price $31.50)

TEKTON 3318 15-Inch Utility Pry Bar for $5.76 (list price $7.20)


EvHenGO - 500 pcs Premium Black Cable Ties 4+6+8+10+12-inch - Durable Single-Use Self-Locking Zip Ties for Indoor and Outdoor Use - Small, Large, Long, Thick, Temperature Resistant - Flexible Support for $12.99 (list price $18.29)

16 Magical New Harry Potter Products

Business Wire
Business Wire

Another September has arrived, and with it, the realization that—once again—you won’t be going to Hogwarts. But don’t cry into your butterbeer: These Potter products from Pottery Barn, Williams Sonoma, and Target will help you forget that you’re a mere Muggle.

1. HOGWARTS CANDLE LANTERN; $99

Pair this turret-like lantern—which is made of aluminum and glass and features an antique bronze finish—with a pumpkin juice candle from Wick and Fable to get that Hogwarts at Halloween vibe.

Find it: Pottery Barn

2. HOGWARTS COMFY THROW; $13

Don this fleece throw—which looks exactly like a Hogwarts student robe—for studying in your house “Common Room” (a.k.a. your living room) or before mealtime in the “Great Hall” (a.k.a. your kitchen). Get some treacle tart on your robe? Don’t worry—it’s machine-washable.

Find it: Target

3. GRYFFINDOR APRON; $40

As all wizards know, food is the first of the Principal Exceptions to Gamp's Law of Elemental Transfiguration: Tasty treats don’t just appear out of nowhere—someone has to make them. Now you can display your house pride in the kitchen with this cotton twill robe. The neckband is equipped with a d-ring to make adjustments a snap.

Find it: Williams Sonoma

4. HOUSE BACKPACK; $63

These adorable canvas backpacks (available for all houses) feature interior and exterior pockets, a padded laptop pocket, and a roomy interior. See if you can make it even roomier with an Undetectable Extension Charm!

Find it: Pottery Barn Kids

5. VELVET TRAIN CASE; $59

Arrive at Platform 9¾ in style with one of these chic velvet toiletry cases.

Find it: Pottery Barn Teen

6. TRIWIZARD CUP LAMP; $18

Great for your bedside table or your Halloween costume, this cordless, battery-powered acrylic lamp will make you look like a Triwizard champ.

Find it: Target

7. MIRROR OF ERISED JEWELRY CABINET; $399

If you don’t have room for the full-length mirror, this jewelry cabinet is the next best thing: It opens to reveal hooks, shelves, and pegs for all of your baubles.

Find it: Pottery Barn Teen

8. WALL DECALS; $16

What better way to show of your hoggy hoggy Hogwarts pride than with these house crest vinyl wall decals? Each set comes with five decals, which reviewers give high marks.

Find it: Target

9. HOUSE CREST COOKIE CUTTERS; $17

These detailed cookie cutters are fun for witches and wizards of all ages. Plus, they’re dishwasher-safe.

Find it: Williams Sonoma

10. HOGWARTS MAP; $129

This vintage-looking aerial map of Hogwarts is a true work of art. It’s printed on canvas and has grommets for easy hanging. And it won’t talk back like the Fat Lady!

Find it: Pottery Barn Kids

11. WIZARD CHESS; $40

It’s not life-sized, but this set is a detailed replica of the smaller board Harry and Ron play with in Sorcerer’s Stone.

Find it: Target

12. FAUX BOOK LOCKBOX; $139

Whether you’re hiding a Hallows or a Horcrux, this 20-inch-long facade—which looks like a shelf straight from the Hogwarts library—will keep all of your most precious things safe.

Find it: Pottery Barn Teen

13. GOLDEN SNITCH SNACK BOWL; $40

Made of gold-plated aluminum, this adorable bowl is perfect for serving up all kinds of snacks, from jelly slugs to Bertie Botts Every Flavour Beans. (Just watch out for the earwax flavor!)

Find it: Pottery Barn

14. QUIDDITCH PILLOW; $50

This Quidditch pillow—which is made of cotton velvet—has a delightfully retro vibe. There’s also a Snitch pillow, a Hogwarts letter sham, and this throw pillow featuring one of Harry’s signature spells.

Find it: Pottery Barn Kids

15. DEATHLY HALLOWS BLUETOOTH SPEAKER, $79

This gold-gilded Bluetooth speaker is compatible with all smartphones. It’s also cordless, which means you can take it with you—and listen to the Weird Sisters—wherever you go.

Find it: Pottery Barn Teen

16. ETCHED SCENE SHEET SET, $79 - $149

These cotton percale sheets come in every size from Twin to King and are adorned with scenes from the Hogwarts grounds and the Forbidden Forest.

Find it: Pottery Barn Teen

25 Back-to-School Products That Earn High Marks

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iStock

New school style: Whether you're starting college, shopping for the kids, or just want an excuse to treat yourself to new office gear, Mental Floss has you covered. Equip yourself or a loved one with these stylish and functional school supplies.

Mental Floss has affiliate relationships with certain retailers and may receive a small percentage of any sale. But we only get commission on items you buy and don't return, so we're only happy if you're happy. Thanks for helping us pay the bills!

1. COFFEE AND DOUGHNUT POST-ITS; $13

coffee and doughnut Post-its
Courtesy of Post-it

Add some flavor to your notes with the two-pack set of coffee and doughnut Post-its. Each of the 60 sheets is 3.20-by-3 inches.

Find It: Amazon

2. PACKIT FREEZABLE HAMPTON LUNCH BAG; $16

PackIt Freezable Hampton Lunch Bag, Blanket Stripe
Amazon

This spacious lunch bag is designed with a freezable lining, so it can be folded and placed in the freezer. When you're ready to take it on the go, it'll be ready to chill your food for hours. Bonus: It's also lead- and BPA-free.

Find It: Amazon

3. MONSTER REUSABLE SANDWICH BAGS; $11

Orange Monster Reusable Sandwich Lunch Bags
Amazon

Save the Earth and amuse little students with these reusable, dishwasher-safe bags. Each set of four includes two sandwich bags and two snack bags—all with an easy-to-grip opening.

Find It: Amazon

4. BENTO BOX FOR KIDS; $40

OmieBox Bento Lunch Box With Insulated Thermos For Kids
Amazon

This three-compartment bento box is roomy enough to fit a hearty, healthy lunch. The BPA-free container—available in five bright colors—is leak-proof, easy to open, and comes with a built-in thermos.

Find It: Amazon

5. LARGE MONTHLY PLANNER; $15

Large Personal Monthly Planner
Amazon

JStory's minimalist planner is made of thicker-than-average paper and includes a column for notes. And the blank design offers flexibility: You fill in the dates yourself.

Find It: Amazon

6. ORANGE LINED NOTEBOOK; $9

Rhodia Staplebound Orange Lined Notebook
Amazon

French brand Rhodia earned a strong following among artists and designers for its high-quality paper that's unbelievably smooth. The cover is sturdy so you can take notes anywhere.

Find It: Amazon

7. HONEYSTICKS BEESWAX CRAYONS; $23

crayons
Amazon

These sustainable crayons are made of 100 percent beeswax from New Zealand. (They smell like honey, too!) The thick shape is perfect for toddlers to hold.

Find It: Amazon

8. MOPHIE POWERSTATION XL; $66

external battery
Amazon

An external battery is a must for days when shuttling around campus from classes to clubs to rehearsals is unavoidable. This slim rose gold option has two USB ports and is compatible with both smartphones and tablets.

Find It: Amazon

9. CABLEKEEP; $13

Nice GLD-02 Goldie CableKeep
Amazon

This helpful gadget for iPhones holds both your power adapter and USB cable while keeping them tangle-free. It also functions as a stand for your phone when the Cablekeep is plugged into the wall.

Find It: Amazon

10. PARKLAND BAYSIDE KIDS' BACKPACK; $28

Parkland Bayside Kids Backpack
Amazon

Tote books in style with this eco-friendly backpack, featuring a polyester exterior made from recycled water bottles.

Find It: Amazon

11. LEGO BRICK BACKPACK; $50

LEGO Brick Backpack
Amazon

This whimsical statement backpack from LEGO features a padded handle and shoulder straps, so it's as comfortable as it is cool.

Find It: Amazon

12. HERSHEL NOVEL DUFFEL; $81

Herschel Supply Co. duffel
Amazon

Class up your gear with this stylish duffel from Herschel. It features a padded shoulder strap and a special compartment for those dirty cleats.

Find It: Amazon

13. ANTIQUE BRASS PHARMACY FLOOR LAMP; $50

Dawson Antique Brass Pharmacy Floor Lamp
Amazon

Overpower dim dorm room lighting with this brass floor lamp. Its height can be adjusted from 33 inches to a maximum of 55 inches, while the arm can be adapted to shine light at a variety of angles.

Find It: Amazon

14. EGYPTIAN COTTON TOWEL SET; $24

bathroom with towels
Amazon

This set of soft Egyptian cotton towels from Amazon's Pinzon brand includes two hand towels, two washcloths, and two bath towels—all listed as 100 percent cotton and at an affordable price.

Find It: Amazon

15. WHITE MARBLE MACBOOK KEYBOARD SKIN; $12

White Marble MacBook Keyboard Skin
Nordstrom

Protect your keyboard while adding a little luxury to your Macbook with this white marble keyboard skin.

Find It: Nordstrom

16. MAGNETIC CHALK BOARD; $18

chalkboard
Amazon

Get organized with this wood-framed chalk board, which comes with chalk and two vintage-style magnets.

Find It: Amazon

17. COFFEEBOXX SINGLE SERVE COFFEE MAKER; $230

portable coffee maker
Amazon

This ultra-durable single-serve coffee maker is great for the dorm as well as the campground. It's water- and dust-resistant and works with K-cups.

Find It: Amazon

18. TRAVEL MUG; $25

 Zojirushi SM-SA48-BA Stainless Steel Mug
Amazon

If you need java to survive, pick up this sleek vacuum-insulated travel mug, which features a splatter-free push-button lid. It's also lockable, so you won't be that person who spills coffee in class.

Find It: Amazon

19. SIX-PACK OF STACKING DRAWERS; $32

stacking drawers
Amazon

Stack these versatile transparent drawers to create a dresser so you can fit your huge wardrobe in your dorm room.

Find It: Amazon

20. FACETED TAPE DISPENSER; $7

gem tape dispenser
Amazon

This elegant copper tape dispenser will give your desk some class. It's also weighted, so you can grab with ease. (Roll of Scotch tape included.)

Find It: Amazon

21. COUNTERTOP MICROWAVE; $84

microwave
Amazon

Master the art of dorm room microwave cooking with this 1000-Watt model, featuring that all-important popcorn setting.

Find It: Amazon

22. SATEEN SHEETS; $18 AND UP

sheet set
Bed Bath & Beyond

These 400-thread-count sateen sheets feel silky to the touch: They're a simple way to make your dorm room feel luxurious.

Find It: Bed Bath & Beyond

23. TOUCHSCREEN MIST CLEANER; $10

Two-In-One Spray and Microfiber Cloth
Amazon

Use this screen-safe spray to remove dirt and fingerprints from your phone. It comes in a bottle that's coated with microfiber cloth so you can spritz and wipe all in one.

Find It: Amazon

24. MESH SHOWER BAG; $13

 Saltwater Canvas, LLC Zip Top Mesh Shower Bag
Amazon

No more feeling around outside the shower curtain for your shampoo. Take this quick-drying mesh shower caddy right into the stall with you.

Find It: Amazon

25. MINI FRIDGE WITH DRY ERASE BOARD; $250

 Igloo FR326M-D-BLACK Erase Board Refrigerator with Neon Markers
Amazon

Make your dorm room unique with this fun fridge that has a dry erase exterior and comes with neon markers so you can write notes directly on it. No paper and magnets needed. It also includes a freezer unit and ice cube tray.

Find It: Amazon

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