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The Very Best Prime Day Amazon Deals (UPDATING)

Prime Day is finally here, and so are the bargains. We're scouring Amazon for the very best deals the World's Biggest Store is offering during its annual discount bonanza. We'll be updating this list throughout the day, so keep checking back! 

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SAVE $40 ON THE INSTANT POT DUO80 PROGRAMMABLE PRESSURE COOKER

The wildly popular 7-in-1 Multi-Functional Pressure Cooker manages to cram a rice cooker, a pressure cooker, a slow cooker, a yogurt maker, a warmer, a steamer, and a saute/browing pan into one tight package. The device has piled up a stellar 4.7-star Amazon rating with over 19,000 reviews, and it's also been one of the most popular items for Mental Floss shoppers. For anyone with a tight kitchen space, this versatile cooker is a convenient, compact workhorse. It's usually $129.95, but today it's marked all the way down to $89.99. Pick one up for yourself or your favorite cook!

Instant Pot DUO80 7-in-1 Multi-Use Programmable Pressure Cooker, 8 Quart/1200W for $129.95 (list price $129.95)

SAVE $300 ON A 55-INCH SONY 4K TV


Thinking of upgrading your TV? Today's the day. Sony's XBR55X700D 55-inch model is down to just $500. Sure, it may be the 2016 model, but once you get your first look at the 4K picture quality, all you'll remember is what a bargain you got. 

Sony XBR55X700D 55-Inch 4K Ultra HD Smart LED TV (2016 Model) for $499.99 (list price $798.00)

SAVE OVER $300 ON SAMSONITE LUGGAGE SETS


Luggage isn't the world's sexiest purchase, but a good suitcase or carryon can make any trip feel that much smoother. Samsonite may be the biggest name in the suitcase game, and Amazon is knocking over $300 off several exclusive sets for Prime Day. If you have been needing to pick up a new carry-on spinner and checked back, you can nab both for under $120, a real steal. 

Samsonite Advance Xlt Lightweight 2 Piece Softside Set (21"/25"), Black, Exclusive to Amazon for $119.99 (list price $429.99)

OWN THE FIRST SIX SEASONS OF GAME OF THRONES ON BLU-RAY FOR $75


Want to catch up on Game of Thrones very quickly? You can grab the Blu-Ray set of the first six seasons for just $74.99.

Game of Thrones: The Complete Seasons 1-6 + Digital HD [Blu-ray] for $74.99 (list price $139.76)

SAVE $45 ON AN ECHO DOT + PHILIPS HUE STARTER KIT BUNDLE


Are you sick of having to get up and walk across the room to turn on a light? Of course you are. We all are. Now, there's finally a way to escape the tyranny of light switches. Amazon's hands-free, voice-controlled Echo Dot can sync up with the Philips Hue smart lighting system to control all the lights in your home. This bundle comes with an Echo Dot, which can control all manner of smart lights, thermostats, locks, thermostats, and the like, and a Philips Hue starter kit of two A19 LED smart bulbs and a bridge controller. A bundle like this would ordinarily set you back $120, but Amazon's slashed the price down to $84.75. If you've been waiting to make your home a little smarter, it's time to take the plunge. 

Echo Dot (2nd Generation) - Black + Philips Hue White Starter Kit for $84.75 (list price $119.98)

GET A BLACK + DECKER DRILL PLUS MORE GOODIES FOR $85 OFF


A good drill can make a world of difference in your DIY and home repair projects, and Amazon is offering a steal on a 20V lithium-ion Black + Decker model for Prime Day. The project kit comes with a 20V drill that offers more than enough power for your standard household jobs, plus a set of screwdriving and drilling bits, a level, a utility knife, a tape measure, and a carrying case. If your drill is on its last legs, you can't go wrong with a $33 upgrade.

Black & Decker BDCD120VA 20V Lithium Drill/Driver Project Kit for $32.99 (list price $118.79)

GET AN 8-PERSON COLEMAN TENT FOR UNDER $70


For an activity that's supposed to be rugged and simplistic, camping can be expensive. Tents can be especially pricey, so if you're planning to get back to the land, you'll want to jump on the Prime Day tent deal. Amazon is offering the eight-person Coleman Montana tent for just $67.99, a huge savings off of its normal $219.99 list price. Yes, for the price of one night in a hotel room that would almost certainly be mildly disgusting, you can own your very own tent. This model has a 4.1-star rating over nearly 1600 reviews, and it's also the official tent of the National Park Foundation. And trust us, those guys know their tents. 

Coleman Montana 8-Person Tent for $67.99 (list price $219.99)

SAVE $80 ON THE AMAZON ECHO


Amazon's do-everything speaker can play music, answer questions with Alexa, control your smart-home devices, give you weather and traffic reports, and lots more. The device usually retails for $179.99, but Amazon's offering a deep discount for Prime Day. You can pick up an Echo of your own for just $99.99. 

Amazon Echo - Black for $99.99 (list price $179.99)

SAVE $30 OR MORE ON A NEW KINDLE


Various models of Amazon's beloved e-readers are getting big discounts today, too. You can save $30 on the popular Kindle Paperwhite or flagship Kindle, or $50 off the premium Kindle Oasis or Kindle Voyage. It's very rare that the Kindle line gets discounted this steeply, so if you've been waiting to jump into the e-book world, today's the day. 

Kindle Paperwhite E-reader - Black, 6" High-Resolution Display (300 ppi) with Built-in Light, Wi-Fi - Includes Special Offers for $89.99 (list price $119.99)

Kindle E-reader - Black, 6" Glare-Free Touchscreen Display, Wi-Fi - Includes Special Offers for $49.99 (list price $79.99)

Kindle Voyage E-reader, 6" High-Resolution Display (300 ppi) with Adaptive Built-in Light, PagePress Sensors, Wi-Fi - Includes Special Offers for $149.99 (list price $199.99)

SAVE $30 ON THE ALL-NEW FIRE HD8


The Fire HD 8 is already a relative bargain at its usual retail price of $79.99. For a tablet with Alexa, an eight-inch HD display, and 16 GB of memory, it's a steal. For Prime Day, Amazon's knocking another $30 off the price, which means you can pick up a tablet for $50. Not bad!

All-New Fire HD 8 Tablet with Alexa, 8" HD Display, 16 GB, Black - with Special Offers for $49.99 (list price $79.99)

SAVE $60 ON FITBIT BLAZE SMART FITNESS WATCHES


Want to keep track of your steps, workout, heart rate, and more? Fitbit's multi-sport smart watch is down under $140 with this Prime Day bargain.

Fitbit Blaze Smart Fitness Watch, Black, Silver, Large (US Version) for $138.95 (list price $199.95)

SAVE $50 ON THE AMAZON TAP


If you don't need everything the Echo offers but still want Dolby-powered sound for playing your Amazon Music, Spotify, Pandora, and more, the Alexa-enabled Tap portable speaker might be right for you. Amazon's knocking $50 off the retail price today, so you can nab one for the bargain price of $79.99. 

Amazon Tap - Alexa-Enabled Portable Bluetooth Speaker for $79.99 (list price $129.99)

GRAB A ROOMBA FOR AN ALL-TIME LOW PRICE


Vacuuming is the most tedious of chores, and until scientists can finally deliver on the robotic-maid promises The Jetsons made, you can farm out at least a little bit of your housework to a robot. Roomba's robotic vacuums are handy, effective time-savers, but they're usually on the pricey side. For one day, Amazon's solving that price. The Roomba 652 is marked all the way down to $250 today. If you hate vacuuming and love feeling like you're living in the future, you can't afford not to buy one. 

iRobot Roomba 652 Robotic Vacuum Cleaner for $249.99 (list price $374.99)

UPGRADE TO THE WORLD'S SMARTEST ELECTRIC TOOTHBRUSH FOR JUST $85


Chances are good that you're overdue for a new toothbrush. On Prime Day, you can own the smartest toothbrush you've ever seen at an even smarter price. The Oral-B Pro 700 Series gives you real-time feedback to help direct your brushing on the most important areas, gives you a warning when you're brushing too hard, and tracks your brushing habits. It's even Bluetooth compatible! It's also racked up a 4.4-star average over 3,100 reviews, so there are lots of smiling customers out there. This kind of tooth-brushing technology would usually set you back $219.99, but Amazon has scrubbed the price down to $85 for Prime Day. You can't even get one cavity filled for $85. Trust us. 

Electric Toothbrush, Oral-B Pro 7000 SmartSeries Black Electronic Power Rechargeable Toothbrush with Bluetooth Connectivity Powered by Braun for $85.00 (list price $219.99)

WHITEN YOUR TEETH FOR UNDER $30


Amazon frequently runs great deals on Crest's 3D White Luxe Whitestrips, but the Prime Day version is a particularly solid bargain. If you're looking to lighten your chompers, you can pick up 20 treatments, plus two one-hour express whitening kits for just $29.99 today. 

Crest 3D White Luxe Whitestrips Professional Effects 20 Treatments + Crest 3D White Whitestrips 1 Hour Express 2 Treatments - Teeth Whitening Kit (Packaging May Vary) for $29.99 (list price $43.99)

MORE GREAT DEALS


Sony XB950B1 Extra Bass Wireless Headphones with App Control, Black (2017 model) for $98.00 (list price $198.00)


Samsung U28E590D 28-Inch UHD LED-Lit Monitor with Freesync support for $279.99 (list price $399.99)


Furbo Dog Camera: Treat Tossing, HD Wifi Cam, and 2-Way Audio for $169.00 (list price $249.00)


K55 Brewer & 40ct Variety Pack of K-Cups (ship separately) for $69.99 (list price $118.77)


Anova Sous Vide Precision Cooker, WIFI 2nd Gen, 900 Watts for $129.00 (list price $199.00)


Ninja Professional Blender & Nutri Ninja Cups BL660 for $69.99 (list price $119.99)


Bissell Multi Reach Cordless Stick Vacuum, 2151A for $229.00 (list price $329.99)


GreenWorks MO40L410 G-MAX 40V 20-Inch Cordless 3-in-1 Lawn Mower with Smart Cut Technology, (1) 4Ah Battery and Charger included for $225.00 (list price $349.00)


Pelican Elite 30 Quart Cooler (White/Gray) for $210.20 (list price $230.61)


Garmin Fenix 3 HR, Gray for $352.49 (list price $549.99)


Bose SoundLink Mini Bluetooth Speaker II (Carbon) for $129.00 (list price $199.00)


PlayStation 4 Slim 500GB Console - Uncharted 4 Bundle for $229.00 (list price $299.99)


All-New Fire HD 8 Kids Edition Tablet, 8" HD Display, 32 GB, Blue Kid-Proof Case for $89.99 (list price $129.99)


Zinus 12 Inch Gel-Infused Green Tea Memory Foam Mattress, Queen for $179.00 (list price $299.99)


Braun Series 9 9093s Wet and Dry Waterproof Foil Shaver for Men for $148.99 (list price $268.98)


GREENIES Teenie Variety Pack with 27 oz. Original and 27 oz. Fresh Dental Dog Treats for $28.99 (list price $69.98)


RUSK Engineering W8less Professional 2000 Watt Dryer for $46.95 (list price $79.95)


FHI Brands Platform Tourmaline Ceramic Professional Hair Styling Iron, 1/2-Inch for $86.99 (list price $125.99)


Aquaphor Advanced Therapy Healing Ointment Skin Protectant 14 Ounce Jar for $7.06 (list price $16.89)


GoPro Session w/ GoPro Handler, Samsung 32GB SD Card, AmazonBasics Headstrap for $149.00 (list price $202.46)


Xbox One S 1TB Console - Halo Wars 2 Bundle + Play & Charge Kit + Xbox White Wireless Controller + 3 Digital Games for $289.99 (list price $417.90)


AmazonBasics High-Back Executive Chair - Black for $79.99 (list price $109.99)


AmazonBasics Havana Bronze Commercial Patio Heater for $99.99 (list price $129.99)


Blue Yeti USB Microphone - Midnight Blue for $89.99 (list price $149.99)


PizzaQue Deluxe Kettle Grill Pizza Kit for 18" and 22.5" Kettle Grills PC7001 for $67.42 (list price $67.42)


Bluedio Turbine T2s Wireless Bluetooth Headphones with Mic, 57mm Drivers/Rotary Folding (Black) for $25.99 (list price $49.99)


SanDisk 32GB Ultra Class 10 SDHC UHS-I Memory Card Up to 80MB, Grey/Black (SDSDUNC-032G-GN6IN) for $10.99 (list price $37.99)

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15 Umbrellas to Keep You Dry
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Make rainy days a little more exciting with a quirky umbrella.

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1. BANANA; $18.99

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This ingenious umbrella comes with a special cover to make it look like you’re lugging around a real banana. The covers come in green and yellow, but the umbrella itself is always yellow.

Find it: Amazon

2. MAGICAL UNICORN; $36.49

Magical Unicorn Umbrella
Amazon

Rainy days don’t have to be dreary with this colorful, pastel umbrella. The handle is elegantly shaped like a unicorn and mane, with its gold horn sitting atop the umbrella.

Find it: Amazon

3. GAME OF THRONES; $37.89

Game of Thrones Longclaw Sword Umbrella
Amazon

If you’re looking for something a little tougher, a Game of Thrones-themed umbrella might be just the thing. The umbrella is adorned with the show's logo and has a special handle that looks like the hilt of Jon Snow’s sword, Longclaw.

Find it: Amazon

4. LETTUCE; $14.88

lettuce umbrella
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Salad lovers will want to get their hands on this special umbrella, which, when closed, mimics the look of a head of lettuce.

Find it: Amazon

5. CARROT; $15.90

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For more food-themed umbrella fun, check out this carrot-shaped umbrella. Similarly to the banana version, it comes with a protective case that resembles a carrot. When you take off the top, it reveals an orange umbrella.

Find it: Amazon

6. THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR; $25.96

The Very Hungry Caterpillar umbrella
Amazon

For children who love Eric Carle’s creations: a Very Hungry Caterpillar umbrella. The transparent plastic allows the child to see the caterpillar design even when they’re using the umbrella.

Find it: Amazon

7. DOG UMBRELLA; $16.59

Dog Umbrella With Leash
Amazon

Don’t forget about your furry friends when it's raining cats and dogs. While dog rain jackets are adorable, you can also opt for a special umbrella made just for puppers. The handle is situated on top of the umbrella so you can easily hold it above your short companion. It’s also connected to a leash so you don’t have to carry two things at once.

Find it: Amazon

8. SKY; $43.95

umbrella with interior of blue sky dotted with fluffy, white clouds
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Opening this umbrella will have you seeing sunny skies, even in the rain. Designed by Tibor Kalman and Emanuela Frattini Magnusson, it looks like a plain black umbrella until it’s opened up, revealing its colorful underbelly.

Find it: Amazon

9. STARRY NIGHT; $43.70

umbrella with Vincent van Gogh’s "Starry Night" print
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If you want something a little more surreal than a boring blue sky, there’s an alternate version with Vincent van Gogh’s Starry Night printed on it.

Find it: Amazon

10. CAT IN SPACE; $22.56

cat in space umbrella
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Strangely, the “cats in space” motif is pretty popular online. From sweaters to calendars, there’s no shortage of felines floating through the galaxy. You can also get an umbrella with the unusual design, because why not?

Find it: Amazon

11. LED UMBRELLA; $23.66

Blade Runner Style LED Umbrella
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There are a lot of futuristic gadgets in the movie Blade Runner, but some are more obtainable than others. You can actually buy the LED light umbrella seen in the movie. The battery-operated handle glows blue, which both looks cool and keeps you safe at night.

Find it: Amazon

12. BIRDCAGE; $22.99

Birdcage Transparent Clear Dome Umbrella
Amazon

Ever feel like a bird in a cage? Now you can really get that experience with this clear umbrella that looks like a birdcage. It even comes with a bird printed on the side.

Find it: Amazon

13. COLOR CHANGING UMBRELLA; $34

Black umbrella printed with color-changing rain drop design
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It’s hard to imagine actually getting excited about going out into the rain, but with this special umbrella, you might be watching for dark clouds. The special white ink changes colors when wet, so you can go from a monochrome umbrella to a rainbow one in seconds.

Find it: Amazon

14. RABBIT; €9.03

polka-dot umbrella with a bag that’s shaped like a bunny rabbit
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This simple red umbrella comes with a nice polka-dot design, but the real novelty is the carrying case. Instead of a regular sleeve, it comes with a zippered bag that’s shaped like a bunny rabbit.

Find it: Perletti

15. KATANA; $28.99

katana umbrella
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Carrying around an umbrella can be a bit of a pain, but at least you can look cool doing it. When wrapped up, this umbrella looks like a sword slung over your back. The hilt of the katana becomes your handle when you open the umbrella up.

Find it: Amazon

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22 Unusual Slippers To Keep Your Feet Warm
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Trade in your old house shoes for something with a little more flair. These unusual slippers will be sure to turn some heads at your next pajama party.

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1. LIGHT-UP UNICORN SLIPPERS; $39.95

unicorn slippers
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Remember those light-up sneakers you had as a kid? Relive the good ol' days with these mystical unicorn slippers. With each step you take, the one-size-fits-all plush slippers light up in a rainbow of different colors.

Find it: Amazon

2. HEATED NARWHAL SLIPPERS; $49.95

If unicorns are a little too magical for you, try narwhals—a real-life horned animal. They don’t light up, but they do offer a built-in heating feature to keep your toes warm during the cold season.

Find it: Amazon

3. YETI SLIPPERS; $13.99

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Throw on these blue-toed abominable snowman slippers and play pretend.

Find it: Walmart

4. LEGO SLIPPERS; $16.33

These LEGO slippers serve two functions: keeping your feet warm and protecting you from stepping on any stray LEGO bricks. The red slip-ons look just like LEGO bricks, helping you stay in character while you build your next project.

Find it: Amazon

5. ZOMBIE SLIPPERS; $19.88

These oversized slippers are perfect for aspiring zombie hunters. Wearing the plush footwear is like bravely slipping your feet into two zombie heads.

Find it: Amazon

6. HOMER SIMPSON SLIPPERS; $44.99

Homer Simpson slippers
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Are zombie heads a little too gory for you? Shove your feet into the Simpson patriarch’s mouth instead. These slippers will keep you comfortable while lounging around the house. Homer would be so proud of your lethargy!

Find it: Top Toy

7. MY NEIGHBOR TOTORO SLIPPERS; $19.99

Totoro slippers
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While these slippers probably won’t take you on a ride in a cat bus, they will keep your feet warm. Each tiny Totoro wears the same leaf hat that the character wore in the movie.

Find it: Amazon

8. S’MORES SLIPPERS; $39.99

These smiling s’mores are heated just like a real cooked marshmallow. Warm up the cotton footwear by plugging in the detachable USB cable to a Mac, PC, or any other USB port. With a cord that's 57 inches long, you can walk around even while charging the slippers.

Find it: Amazon

9. BATMOBILE SLIPPERS; $12.94

Pretend your feet have wheels with these officially licensed Batmobile slippers. They’re fleece-lined and slip resistant, to keep your warm and upright while you take on the bad guys.

Find it: Amazon

10. PIKACHU SLIPPERS; $14.58

These adorable plush slippers feature everyone’s favorite yellow creature. They even come with tiny lightning bolt tails at the heels.

Find it: Amazon

11. YOSHI SLIPPERS; $26.72

These one-size-fits-all Yoshi slippers are perfect for your next game of Mario Party.

Find it: Amazon

12. BLOBFISH SLIPPERS; $29.99

blobfish slippers
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If you find yourself feeling like the blobfish—a sea creature that resembles a piece of melted bubblegum—in the morning, then these slippers are probably for you. The plush footwear will fit most feet.

Find it: ThinkGeek

13. TARDIS SLIPPERS; FROM $15.95

Travel through time (or at least through the living room) in these officially licensed Doctor Who slippers. They’ll look great with your matching TARDIS robe and pajama pants.

Find it: Amazon

14. MOP SLIPPERS; $8.88

Clean your house without even getting dressed. These slippers come with mop-like soles, so you can clean up just by shuffling around the house.

Find it: Amazon

15. FREUDIAN SLIP-PERS; $24.95

Pay homage to the great Sigmund Freud with these punny slip-pers, available in small, medium, and large sizes.

Find it: Amazon

16. GIANT ROBOT SLIPPERS; $34.99

These bootie-style slippers are sure to keep your ankles warm, but more importantly, they’ll help you live out your dreams of being a robot. With each step, the slippers will make noises simulating what it would sound like to be a robot clanging around the house. The slippers can fit feet as large as a U.S. men's size 12 or a women's size 14.

Find it: GameStop

17. FRANK SLIPPERS; $41.89

Don’t worry; you’re not the only one who can see these bunny slippers. The Donnie Darko-themed slippers are made with a plush material and fit most feet (they are available in sizes as large as a UK men’s size 10.5).

Find it: Firebox

18. CTHULHU SLIPPERS; $29.95

Cultists and fans of H.P. Lovecraft will enjoy these slippers inspired by the cosmic entity Cthulhu. The monster’s octopus tentacles will helpfully keep the tops of your feet warm.

Find it: Bunny Slippers

19. RUBBER DUCKIE SLIPPERS; $9.17

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Rubber duckie slipper, you’re the one. You make lounge-time lots of fun. This duck-themed pair are perfect for any occasion—just don’t wear them in the bath.

Find it: Fabshopper

20. SOCK MONKEY SLIPPERS; FROM $11.89

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Sock monkeys are made out of, well, socks, so it only makes sense for you to put them on your feet. These cozy slippers come with non-skid soles and foam-cushioned insoles.

Find it: Slippers.com

21. POOP EMOJI SLIPPERS; $15.99

The beloved emoji has made an appearance on everything from shirts to bottle openers, so it’s no surprise that you can now adorn your feet with them as well. The slippers are stuffed with cotton and covered in a velvet-like material for extra comfort.

Find it: Amazon

22. SHARK SLIPPERS; $33.99

These mischievous slippers won't try to bite you. The plush shark slippers come with open toothy smiles that are equally cute and threatening. Hopefully, they will keep everyone away until you've had your morning coffee.

Find it: Amazon

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