This Week's Best Amazon Deals You Can Still Get


As a recurring feature, we share some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up. These items were the ones that were the most popular with our readers this week, and they’re still available.

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Anker PowerCore 26800 Portable Charger, 26800mAh External Battery with Dual Input Port and Double-Speed Recharging, 3 USB Ports for iPhone, iPad, Samsung Galaxy, Android and other Smart Devices for $59.99 (list price $99.99)

TREBLAB XR500 Bluetooth Headphones, Best Wireless Earbuds For Sports, Running Or Gym Workout. 2017 Updated Version. IPX7 Waterproof, Sweatproof, Secure-Fit Headset. Noise Cancelling Earphones w/ Mic for $33.97 (list price $179.99)

Anker 3ft Nylon Braided USB Cable with Lightning Connector [Apple MFi Certified] for iPhone 7 / 7 Plus / 6s / 6s Plus / 6 / 6 Plus, iPad Pro Air 2 and More (Space Gray) for $9.99 (list price $29.99)

Comsoon Bluetooth FM Transmitter, Bluetooth Receiver MP3 Player Wireless In-Car Stereo Radio Adapter Car Kit Hands Free Calling, Dual USB Ports Charge 5V/2.4A & 1A for $18.99 (list price $29.99)

Anker 3.5mm Premium Auxiliary Audio Cable (4ft / 1.2m) AUX Cable for Headphones, iPods, iPhones, iPads, Home / Car Stereos and More (Black) for $4.99 (list price $14.99)

Anker PowerCore 10000, One of the Smallest and Lightest 10000mAh External Batteries, Ultra-Compact, High-speed Charging Technology Power Bank for iPhone, Samsung Galaxy and More for $25.99 (list price $49.99)

Mpow Universal Waterproof Case, Dry Bag for Outdoor Sports with Ipx8 Certified for Devices under 6 Inches for $8.49 (list price $21.99)

Bluetooth Speaker,DOSS SoundBox Mini Ultra Small Portable Fabric Wireless Bluetooth 4.0 Speakers with 5W HD Sound,Rotation Control,8H Playtime,Handsfree for iPhone, iPad,Samsung,Tablet,Echo Dot-Grey for $24.99 (list price $89.99)

RAVPower 60W 12A 6-Port USB Charger Desktop Charger Charging Station with iSmart Technology (Black) for $25.99 (list price $79.99)

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)

Bluedio T2s Turbine Bluetooth Wireless Stereo Headphones with Microphone 57mm Drivers Rotary Folding(White) for $25.99 (list price $49.99)

Bose SoundLink Mini Bluetooth Speaker II (Carbon) for $179.00 (list price $199.00)

SanDisk 32GB Ultra Class 10 SDHC UHS-I Memory Card Up to 80MB, Grey/Black (SDSDUNC-032G-GN6IN) for $13.95 (list price $37.99)

Belkin BSV300ttCW 3-Outlet Wall Mount Cradle Surge Protector with Dual USB Charging Ports (2.4 Amp Total) for $22.00 (list price $29.99)

Fidget Spinner Toy Relieve Stress High Speed Focus Toy for Killing Time for $2.75 (list price $18.99)

Belkin Screen Cleaning Kit for $7.24 (list price $8.47)

iPhone Cables RAVPower 2-Pack 3ft 6ft Apple MFi Certified Lightning Cable for iPhone 6/ 6S/ 6 Plus, iPhone SE/ 5S, iPhone7, iPad Mini with Military Grade Fiber, 12,000+ Bend Lifespan for $16.99 (list price $35.99)

TeckNet Classic 2.4G Portable Optical Wireless Mouse with USB Nano Receiver for Notebook,PC,Laptop,Computer,6 Buttons,18 Months Battery Life,2400 DPI,5 Adjustment Levels for $9.49 (list price $19.99)

Exploding Kittens: A Card Game About Kittens and Explosions and Sometimes Goats for $19.99 (list price $24.99)


Stainless Steel Mixing Bowls by Finedine (Set of 6) Polished Mirror Finish Nesting Bowls, ¾ - 1.5 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 8 Quart - Cooking Supplies for $22.95 (list price $39.95)

Glasslock 18-Piece Assorted Oven Safe Container Set for $34.99 (list price $44.99)

4 Reusable Single K-Cup Solo Filter Pod Coffee Stainless Mesh For Keurig Brewers by iPartsPlusMore for $8.95 (list price $9.95)

Regency Natural Cooking Twine 1/2 Cone 100% Cotton 500ft for $4.99 (list price $9.89)

MatchaDNA Handheld Electric Milk Frother (Silver Handheld) for $6.49 (list price $17.99)

Keurig K55 Single Serve Programmable K-Cup Pod Coffee Maker, Black for $69.99 (list price $119.99)

Cold Brew Coffee Maker - 2 Quart - Make Amazing Cold Brew Coffee and Tea with This Durable Mason Jar with Stainless Steel Filter and Stainless Steel Lid for $26.95 (list price $34.95)

GDEALER Digital Kitchen Scale 11lb/5kg Accuracy Food Scale Multifunction Kitchen Scale with Bowl, Stainless Steel, 2.15L Liquid Volume, Alarm Timer, Temperature, Backlight LCD Display for $17.99 (list price $39.99)

Zestkit Tri-Blade Spiralizer Vegetable Slicer Strongest-and-Heaviest Duty Veggie Pasta & Spaghetti Maker for Low Carb/Paleo/Gluten-Free Meals for $15.99 (list price $23.99)

Egg Poacher – COZILIFE Silicone Egg Poaching Cups with Ring Standers, For Microwave or Stovetop Egg Cooking, Kraft Box Packing, BPA Free, Pack of 4 for $9.97 (list price $16.99)

Kebley Swivel Peeler Stainless Steel Durable Fruit Peeler and Vegetable Peeler for $8.99 (list price $14.99)

Mr. Coffee Automatic Dual Shot Espresso/Cappuccino System, ECMP50 for $58.75 (list price $99.99)

GDEALER Instant Read Thermometer Super Fast Digital Electronic Food Thermometer Cooking Thermometer Barbecue Meat Thermometer with Collapsible Internal Probe for Grill Cooking Meat Kitchen Candy for $12.99 (list price $28.99)

1byone Digital Kitchen Scale Precise Cooking Scale and Baking Scale, Multifunction with Range From 0.04oz (1g) to 11lbs, Elegant Black for $10.99 (list price $23.99)

Wing Corkscrew Wine Opener by HQY - Premium All-in-one Wine Corkscrew and Bottle Opener for $6.99 (list price $19.99)

Utopia Kitchen Premium Class Stainless-Steel 12 Knife Set with Acrylic Stand for $41.99 (list price $299.91)

Vidalia Chopper Pro Vegetable Chopper by Müeller - Strongest - NO MORE TEARS 30% Heavier Duty Multi Vegetable-Fruit-Cheese-Onion Chopper-Dicer-Kitchen Cutter for $19.99 (list price $39.97)

Insta Pot Silicone Lid / Cover (BPA-free) - Fits IP-DUO60, IP-LUX60, IP-DUO50, IP-LUX50, Smart-60, IP-CSG60 and IP-CSG50 for $13.99 (list price $21.99)

Lodge L9OG3 Cast Iron Round Griddle, Pre-Seasoned, 10.5-inch for $13.39 (list price $24.00)

Norpro 3-Cup Stainless Steel Rotary Hand Crank Flour Sifter With 2 Wire Agitator for $6.63 (list price $9.78)


Rubbermaid Medium Flexible Storage Bag Tote 15-Gallon, 1802621 for $8.99 (list price $24.00)

Mildew Resistant Shower Curtain Water-Repellent & Anti-Bacterial - 72x72 inch - White - by Utopia Bedding (White) for $8.49 (list price $24.49)

URPOWER Garment Steamer 130ml Portable Handheld Fabric Steamer Fast Heat-up Powerful Travel Garment Clothes Steamer with High Capacity for Home and Travel, Travel Pouch Included for $19.99 (list price $69.99)

6 Pack (3 Medium & 3 Large) - HOPDAY Delicates Mesh Laundry Bags, Bra Lingerie Drying Wash Bags ( Black & White) with Zipper for $8.99 (list price $19.99)

Premium Australian Wool Dryer Balls (5 Pack) (2.75 Inch) Reusable Organic Natural Fabric Softener and Static Reducer, Softens Reduces Wrinkles and Helps Dry Clothes in Laundry Quicker for $12.95 (list price $17.99)

Honey-Can-Do HMP-02108 Steel Canvas Rolling Laundry Hamper, Chrome for $27.82 (list price $85.99)

Premium Cotton Zippered Pillow Cases 2 Pack (Queen, White) - 100% Combed Cotton Pillow Cover for Maximum Softness - Elegant Double Hemmed Stitched Pillow Encasement 300 Thread Count by Utopia Bedding for $12.99 (list price $27.99)

Hoover FH50150 Carpet Basics Power Scrub Deluxe Carpet Cleaner for $149.99 (list price $219.99)

Utopia Bedding Soft Brushed Microfiber Wrinkle Fade and Stain Resistant 4-Piece Queen Bed Sheet Set - Navy for $19.99 (list price $39.95)

Flameless Candles, Flickering, Battery Powered, Real Wax, Realistic Decor Unscented, - 6 Pack, Yellow Light - Divine LEDs for $9.86 (list price $48.99)

Queen Comforter Duvet Insert White - Quilted Comforter with Corner Tabs - Hypoallergenic, Plush Siliconized Fiberfill, Box Stitched Down Alternative Comforter by Utopia Bedding for $31.99 (list price $69.99)

Sciatic Nerve Pain Relief Knee Pillow - Best for Hip, Leg, Knee, Back and Spine Alignment - Memory Foam Orthopedic Leg Pillow Wedge with Washable Cover + Free Storage Bag for $28.00 (list price $39.90)

DreamFoam Bedding DF20GT2050 2" Gel Swirl Memory Foam Topper, Queen, Blue for $65.99 (list price $149.99)

URPOWER Essential Oil Diffuser 130ml Ultrasonic Aromatherapy Oil Diffuser with Adjustable Mist Mode Waterless Auto Shut-off and 7 Color Changing LED Lights Portable for Home Baby Office - Wood Grain for $23.99 (list price $69.99)


Electric Toothbrush, Oral-B Pro 7000 SmartSeries Black Electronic Power Rechargeable Toothbrush with Bluetooth Connectivity Powered by Braun for $109.96 after on-screen coupon (list price $219.99)

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

Matrix Biolage Colorlast Shampoo & Conditioner Duo for $24.27 (list price $35.00)

Crest Complete Whitening Plus Scope Toothpaste - Minty Fresh, Net Wt. 6.2 oz(175 g) (Pack of 3) for $6.92 (list price $8.77)

Kenra Extra Volume Mousse #17, 8-Ounce for $11.87 (list price $16.00)

Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Dry-Touch Sunscreen, Broad Spectrum Spf 30, 3 Fl. Oz. (Pack of 2) for $14.94 (list price $22.99)

Aveeno Positively Nourishing Moisturizing Calming Body Wash, 16 Fl. Oz for $5.97 (list price $10.00)

Head & Shoulders Clinical Strength Dandruff and Seborrheic Dermatitis Shampoo 13.5 Fl Oz (Pack of 2) for $13.98 (list price $15.98)

Escali 100% Pure Badger Shaving Brush for $10.95 (list price $19.95)

Vitamin B12 Liquid Drops - Best Way To Instantly Boost Energy Levels And Speed Up Metabolism - Made in Our Lab in Utah, 2 Fluid Ounces for $19.97 (list price $39.00)

Philips Sonicare E-Series replacement toothbrush heads, HX7022/66, 2-pack for $12.60 after on-screen coupon (list price $29.99)

Kiss My Face Cool Sport Spray Sunscreen, Vegan SPF 50 6 oz for $11.01 (list price $16.99)

Waterpik Aquarius Water Flosser, WP-660 for $60.66 (list price $79.99)

Nature's Cure Body Acne Treatment Spray - 3.5 fl oz for $9.60 (list price $11.79)

Helen of Troy 1579 Tangle Free Hot Air Brush, White, 3/4 Inch Barrel for $20.42 (list price $28.99)

Conair 1875 Watt Soft Touch Tourmaline Ceramic 2-in-1 Styler / Hair Dryer; Black for $23.21 (list price $27.79)


Pilot FriXion Clicker Retractable Erasable Gel Pens, Fine Point, Assorted Color Inks, 7-Pack (31472) for $9.62 (list price $12.00)

Ohuhu 48-color Colored Pencils/ Drawing Pencils for Sketch/Secret Garden Coloring Book(Not Included) for $10.99 (list price $48.00)

MagniViz Magnifying Glass with Light and Stand - Handheld or Hands Free LED Lighted Magnifier (3x) - Bonus Cloth - the Handiest Household Item Ever - Useful for Hobbies, Crafts, Coins, Seniors & More for $8.99 (list price $19.99)

Sharpie Pen, Fine Point, Assorted Colors, 12-Count for $9.58 (list price $14.50)

Pentel GraphGear 500 Automatic Drafting Pencil, Blue (PG527C) for $4.72 (list price $7.09)

Sharpie Mini Permanent Markers, Fine Point, Assorted Colors, 4 Count for $3.81 (list price $5.99)


InnoGear Upgraded Solar Lights 2-in-1 Waterproof Outdoor Landscape Lighting Spotlight Wall Light Auto On/Off for Yard Garden Driveway Pathway Pool for $25.99 (list price $99.99)

Sport-Brella Versa-Brella All Position Umbrella with Universal Clamp, Midnight Blue for $16.99 (list price $19.99)

Ab Roller Wheel :: Abs Carver for Abdominal & Stomach Exercise Training :: Fitness Equipment Core Shredding :: Includes 2 Bonus E-Books for $14.97 (list price $20.97)

AVANTEK HD Folding Compact Binoculars 8X22, Mini Pocket Telescopes for Travel and Sports Games, High Power Portable Waterproof with Multi-Coated Optics for $17.99 (list price $25.00)

Morakniv Companion Fixed Blade Outdoor Knife with Carbon Steel Blade, Military Green, 4.1-Inch for $11.68 (list price $19.99)

Lixada 9 Volt LED Flashlight Torch Camping Light Compact Size Ultra Bright Black for $7.99 (list price $9.99)

Stanley Classic Vacuum Pint, Hammertone Crimson, 16 oz for $13.82 (list price $23.00)

Camelbak Eddy Bottle (1-Liter/33-Ounce,Charcoal) for $14.99 (list price $16.00)

PEDIGREE DENTASTIX Large Dog Chew Treats, Original, 32 Treats for $10.95 (list price $13.99)

Pawkin Phthalate Free Cat Litter Mat - Patented Design with Litter Lock Mesh - Extra Large - Durable - Easy to Clean - Soft - Fits Under Litter Box - Litter Free Floors for $19.99 (list price $34.99)

Grillux Stainless Steel Vegetable Grill Basket for $19.97 (list price $39.99)


Eufy Lumi Plug-In Night Light, Warm White LED, Light Sensor, Bedroom, Bathroom, Kitchen, Hallway, Stairs, Energy Efficient, Compact, Light 4-pack for $10.39 (list price $20.99)

T01B Closet Light - JEBSENS 14 LED Under Cabinet Lighting And Battery Operated Wireless Motion Sensor Light With Auto On Off Function, Light Cool White And Light Beams Adjustable - Black for $12.99 (list price $49.99)

Master Lock 5900D SafeSpace Portable Safe, Gunmetal Grey for $15.67 (list price $27.59)

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

TP-Link Smart Plug, No Hub Required, Wi-Fi, Control your Devices from Anywhere, Works with Alexa (HS100) for $29.90 (list price $39.99)

Nylon Cable Zip Ties (HUGE 100 PACK) - Heavy Duty Industrial Grade Wire Ties - 8" Length - White Plastic Ties - Cable Tie Mounts - UL Certified - Perfect for Organizing Wires, Home, & Office Use for $6.99 (list price $19.99)

First Alert CO511B Wireless Interconnect Carbon Monoxide Detector with Voice Alarm for $39.38 (list price $69.99)

Philips Hue White A19 60W Equivalent Starter Kit, Works with Amazon Alexa for $60.61 (list price $69.99)

LOHAS LED Light Bulbs 100 Watt Equivalent, Daylight (5000K) A19 LED Bulb , LED Lights 13.5W, Medium Base E26 Bulb, 240 Degree Beam Angle, Edison LED Bulbs for LED Home Lighting, Not-Dimmable, 4 Pack for $16.89 (list price $26.98)

SinkShroom The Revolutionary Sink Drain Protector Hair Catcher/Strainer/Snare, White for $12.99 (list price $19.95)

DEWALT DW2166 45-Piece Screwdriving Set with Tough Case for $14.97 (list price $41.80)

Anker Bolder LC90 LED Flashlight, IP65 Water-Resistant, Zoomable, Rechargeable, Pocket-Sized Torch (for Camping and Hiking) with Super Bright 900 Lumens CREE LED, 5 Light Modes, 18650 Battery Included for $29.99 (list price $55.00)

Lumber Storage Rack Portamate PBR-001. Six-Level Wall Mount Wood Organizer Rack that Holds Up to 100 lbs. per Level. Ideal for both Indoor and Outdoor Use. for $51.74 (list price $64.95)

Smart Shopping
16 Geeky Coasters to Keep Your Coffee Table Safe

Avoid unsightly ring stains on your coffee table with this delightful selection of coasters:

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1. FLOPPY DISKS; $22.79

Floppy disks are not obsolete—at least in your living room area.

Buy on Amazon.

2. MARIO; $20

Mario Question Mark Block Coaster Set

Unfortunately, no coins will be coming out of these coasters, but they will keep your table dry.

Buy on Etsy.

3. GAME OF THRONES; $12.99

Game of Thrones coasters
HBO Shop

Avoid a royal mess with house sigils of houses Targaryen, Stark, Baratheon, and Lannister.

Buy at the HBO Shop.

4. PACMAN; $20.95

Use these on a black table to recreate the retro video game.

Buy on Epic Giftables.

5. AGATE; $35

Rock on: These fancy agate coasters will look solid resting under your glass.

Buy on Amazon.

6. ELEMENTS; $56.99

These glowing coasters are perfect for chemists, Breaking Bad fans, and anyone who forgot to pay their electric bill.

Buy on Amazon.


Build your own coaster with this LEGO-esque design.

Buy on Amazon.

8. STAR TREK; $16.63

Star Trek ship coasters

This ceramic set celebrates all the best ships from Star Trek.

Buy on Amazon.

9. DR. WHO; $22.99

Just make sure you don’t accidentally send your glass into a different time period when you set it down.

Buy on Amazon.

10. RILAKKUMA; $1.95

Rilakkuma coaster

Cover your counter space with the cute face of Rilakkuma.

Buy on Bonanza.


Set of wood burned coasters featuring the crest of each Harry Potter house

All the houses are present in this set of wood coasters.

Buy on Etsy.

12. FALLOUT; $25

fallout coasters

Just because it’s the end of the world doesn’t mean all manners go out the door: Never forget to use a coaster!

Buy on Etsy.

13. BRAIN; $19.99

This set comes with 10 coasters, each with a slice of brain specimen. When you’re not using them, you can stack them together to create a full brain.

Buy on Amazon.


Aang and his entourage face off on these wooden coasters.

Buy on Etsy.

15. BUFFY AND CO; $20

Getting totally wigged by the idea of a stained table? All your favorite characters from Buffy the Vampire Slayer can give you an assist.

Buy on Etsy.


Studio Ghibli Stone Tile Coasters

These coasters feature scenes from the classics My Neighbor Totoro, Princess Mononoke, Spirited Away, and Howl's Moving Castle.

Buy on Etsy.

Smart Shopping
19 Unusual Socks for Snazzy Feet

Kick it in one of these pairs of cool socks.

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1. ART; $15.99

Make your feet a canvas with these artsy socks. This set of eight pairs features classics including van Gogh's Starry Night and Botticelli's Birth of Venus.

Find it: Amazon

2. BOB ROSS; $12

Look at all those happy little trees! It's impossible not to smile while wearing these Bob Ross socks.

Find it: Amazon

3. ALIEN VISITOR; $11.50

I want to believe—in fancy footwear. These alien socks are perfect for Ufologists and other conspiracy theorists who always have an eye on the sky.

Find it: Amazon


shark socks

These fun socks make it look like sharks are eating your feet.

Find it: Amazon

5. TAPATIO; $10

These socks are hot! Just like the hot sauce they show.

Find it: Amazon

6. LIBRARY CARD; $10.25

Out of Print makes a variety of book-themed products for bibliophiles—and, even better, they donate one book for each pair of socks purchased. This particular pair looks like the library cards you might have found in libraries back in the day.

Find it: Amazon


Here's another excellent selection from Out of Print. This pair of socks is dedicated to Where the Wild Things Are. The bottoms say "Let the Wild / Rumpus Start."

Find it: Out of Print

8. STUDIO GHIBLI; $12.50

Lovers of the films by Studio Ghibli will get a kick out of these striped socks. Each pair features a scene from a different movie: Spirited Away, My Neighbor Totoro, Kiki's Delivery Service, and Howl's Moving Castle.

Find it: Amazon


These adorable socks have polka dots and giant dog faces on the front. Each pair comes with floppy ears that peek over the edge of the socks. The breeds include what looks like a Pomeranian, a Boston terrier, and a French bulldog.

Find it: Amazon

10. EINSTEIN; $12

These are the perfect socks to wear while filling up a blackboard with equations. The pair comes with a picture of Einstein sporting some cool shades.

Find it: Amazon


These fun socks feature a few constellations, including Ursa Minor and Orion.

Find it: Amazon

12. DOCTOR WHO; $14.95

Doctor Who Tardis Women's Knee High Socks

Doctor Who fans are going to want to get their hands on these knee high TARDIS socks.

Find it: Jet

13. POKEMON; $2.42

Pokemon Ankle Socks

Show off your love of Pokemon with Pikachu, Charmander, Psyduck, and Squirtle socks.

Find it: AliExpress

14. SAILOR MOON; $9.99

Defend the world against evil in the name of the Moon, with these Sailor socks. The pack of six comes with Sailor Moon, Sailor Mars, Sailor Mercury, Sailor Venus, Sailor Jupiter, and Chibiusa.

Find it: Amazon


According to the pilot in Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's classic book The Little Prince, the titular character probably hitches a ride off of his planet (B-612) and across the universe on a flock of birds. These Out of Print socks depict the pilot's drawing of the Little Prince taking to the skies.

Find it: Amazon

16. PENCILS; $10

Pencils are key for crosswords, drawings, and jotting down important notes. Celebrate the beloved writing utensil with these incredible socks.

Find it: Amazon


Stormtrooper socks

These cool socks look just like Storm Troopers from the Star Wars franchise. They fit shoe sizes 9–12.

Find it: Buckle

18. SUSHI; $19.99

Sushi socks

At first, this looks like a plush platter of sushi. When you unravel the "food," you'll discover it's actually two pairs of socks rolled to look like salmon and cucumber sushi.

Find it: Amazon

19. LEGO; $12

LEGO socks
Lord & Taylor

Stepping on LEGO bricks hurts, so protect yourself! We recommend this pair of LEGO-themed socks, plus a pair of slippers for good measure.

Find it: Lord & Taylor


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