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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 31.

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GADGETS, TOYS, AND MEDIA

Oculus Rift + Touch Virtual Reality System for $399.00 (list price $499.00)

GoPro HERO4 BLACK for $284.49 (list price $499.99)

Cell Phone Camera Lens - TURATA 2 in 1 Professional HD Camera Lens Kit 0.45X Super Wide Angle & 12.5X Macro Lens for iPhone7 6s 6s plus 6 plus 5s & Most Smartphone, Tablet(Black) for $12.98 (list price $35.99)

Dell UltraSharp U3415W PXF79 34-Inch Curved LED-Lit Monitor for $716.49 (list price $1,199.00)

HP Spectre Bluetooth Wireless Mouse 500 (Natural Silver with a brushed slate texture) for $37.20 (list price $49.99)

Eclipse Glasses - CE Certified Safe Solar Eclipse Glasses – 10pk Assorted- Eye Protection for $9.99 (list price $19.99)

COMISO 30W Bluetooth Speakers with Super Bass, Bamboo Wood Home Speaker with Subwoofer - (Grey) for $65.99 (list price $299.99)

Lexar Professional 1000x microSDXC 64GB UHS-II/U3 (Up to 150MB/s Read) W/USB 3.0 Reader Flash Memory Card LSDMI64GCBNL1000R for $48.90 (list price $59.95)

Polk Audio T50 Home Theater and Music Floor Standing Tower Speaker (Single, Black) for $133.87 (list price $149.95)

Pecham Vertical Stand for PS4 Slim / PS4 with Cooling Fan Dual Controller Charging Station 3 Extra USB Port - Black for $16.99 (list price $29.99)

Pictek 104 Keys Anti-ghosting Backlit Mechanical Gaming Keyboard with Blue Switch for $54.99 (list price $99.99)

Polaroid ZIP Mobile Printer w/ZINK Zero Ink Printing Technology - Compatible w/iOS & Android Devices - White for $129.99 (list price $159.99)

KITCHEN

Nordic Ware Formed Bundt Pan, 12 Cup, Assorted Colors for $10.91 (list price $15.40)

Lodge L5P3 Cast Iron Cookware Muffin/Cornbread Pan, Pre-Seasoned for $10.63 (list price $19.00)

JB Chef Culinary Micro Butane Torch | Refillable Cooking Kitchen Blow Torch With Safety Lock & Adjustable Flame | For Pastries, Desserts, Crème Brûlée, Brazing, Soldering, Camping, Welding & More for $22.99 (list price $49.99)

Hibery 7 Pack Silicone Basting Brushes, Sauce Brush for Barbecue Meat, Pastry Brushes for Desserts Baking - Cooking Brushes & Heatproof Food Brushes - EASY Clean, Food Grade - 7 Colored for $6.99 (list price $19.99)

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)

Checkered Chef Cooling Rack Baking Rack. Stainless Steel Oven and Dishwasher Safe. Fits Half Sheet Cookie Pan for $11.95 (list price $19.95)

YIHONG Cake Decorating Supplies with Storage Box-20 Decorating Tips,2 Leaf Tips,20 Disposable Pastry Bags,2 Reusable Couplers-44 Pieces Baking Supplies Set for $14.99 (list price $39.99)

Fred Bear Hands Oven Mitts, Set of 2 for $18.77 (list price $20.00)

Anchor Hocking Montana Glass Jar with Airtight Lid, Brushed Metal, 2 Gallon for $20.99 (list price $29.08)

Ebake Stainless Steel Sandwich Cutter Biscuit Mold Cookie Cutter (Mickey Mouse) for $8.90 (list price $14.90)

10 inch Banneton Proofing Basket Set - for Professional & Home Bakers (Sourdough Recipe) w/ Bowl Scraper & Brotform Cloth Liner for Rising Round Crispy Crust Baked Bread Making Dough Shape Loaf Boules for $16.98 (list price $38.73)

Best Stainless Steel Flour Sifter - One Handed, Fine Mesh, 3 Cup Sieve - Great for Sifting Flour, Confectioners Sugar, Cocoa Powder and Other Dry Ingredients - by Bayou Boulangerie for $6.77 (list price $17.99)

HOME

StorageWorks Polyester Storage Bin with Strong Cotton Rope Handle, Foldable Storage Basket, White, Bamboo Style, Large, 3-Pack for $25.58 (list price $89.99)

Garment Bag, EZOWare Black Foldable Breathable Garment Suit Dress Jacket Coat Dust Cover - Set of 3 for $8.49 (list price $29.99)

SONGMICS Metal Coat Rack 12 Hooks Display Hall Tree for Clothes Hats and Bags Espresso URCR18Z for $21.99 (list price $33.01)

J.S. Hanger Solid Wooden Suit Hangers Natural Finish with Anti-rust Hooks and Non-slip Bar - 20 Pack for $29.69 (list price $76.00)

Greenco Mesh Wastebasket Trash Can, 4.5 Gallon, Black, 3 Pack for $16.46 (list price $30.08)

BISSELL DeepClean Deluxe Pet Full Sized Carpet Cleaner, 36Z9 for $193.52 (list price $299.00)

Honey-Can-Do DRY-01610 Heavy Duty Gullwing Drying Rack, White for $19.99 (list price $22.39)

Seville Classics 5-Piece Bamboo Bath and Vanity Luxury Bathroom Essentials Accessory Set for $26.03 (list price $39.99)

mDesign Bathroom Shower 4-Tier Constant Tension Caddy - Satin for $34.99 (list price $39.99)

Intex Classic Downy Airbed Set with 2 Pillows and Double Quick Hand Pump, Queen for $23.79 (list price $79.99)

Pinzon 160 Gram Plaid Velvet Flannel Duvet Cover - Full/Queen, Bordeaux Plaid for $9.50 (list price $49.99)

Premium 8 Piece Towel Set (Black); 2 Bath Towels, 2 Hand Towels and 4 Washcloths - Cotton - Machine Washable, Hotel Quality, Super Soft and Highly Absorbent by Utopia Towels for $24.99 (list price $49.98)

HEALTH AND BEAUTY

Cetaphil Gentle Cleanser for All Skin Types, (pack of 2, 16oz) for $19.04 (list price $29.99)

Crest 3D White Luxe Whitestrips Dental Teeth Whitening Strips Kit, Glamorous White, 21 Treatments + BONUS Crest 3D White Radiant Mint Toothpaste for $26.68 (list price $39.99)

H2O Plus Sea Greens Conditioner, 12.2 Ounce for $17.99 (list price $20.00)

Neutrogena Light Therapy Acne Spot Treatment for $19.97 (list price $22.78)

Honest Calming Lavender Hypoallergenic Shampoo and Body Wash with Naturally Derived Botanicals, Dreamy Lavender, 10 Fluid Ounce for $7.75 (list price $9.99)

Purell GOJ902712BX 902712BX Cottony Soft Hand Sanitizing Wipes, Self-Dispensing Display Box (1 Box of 120) for $18.40 (list price $19.32)

Palmer's Coconut Oil Body Oil, 5.1 Ounce for $5.97 (list price $13.97)

Shea Moisture Jamaican Black Castor Oil Intensive Strengthening Masque, 12 Ounce for $9.74 (list price $12.99)

Aveda Damage Remedy Split End Repair for Unisex Treatment, 1 Ounce for $26.11 (list price $32.00)

Azzaro Wanted Eau De Toilette Spray, 1.7 Ounce for $29.77 (list price $65.00)

Elchim Healthy Ionic Hair Dryer, Yellow Daisy for $156.00 (list price $195.00)

Alfred Dunhill Icon Elite for Men Eau de Parfum Spray, 3.4 Ounce for $42.96 (list price $48.68)

OFFICE, SCHOOL, AND CRAFTS

STYLIO Padfolio/ Resume Portfolio Folder - Interview/ Legal Document Organizer & Business Card Holder - With Letter-Sized Writing Pad - Handsome Piano Noir Faux Leather Matte Finish & Accent Stitching for $17.95 (list price $39.90)

Sakura 30069 6-Piece Pigma Micron Assorted Colors 05 Heritage/Earth Colors Ink Pen Set for $10.99 (list price $16.74)

Pencil Case, Homecube Large Capacity Pen Bag Makeup Pouch Durable Students Stationery Two Big Pockets With Double Zipper 8.7x6x3.2" (Black) for $12.99 (list price $15.99)

Sharpie Permanent Markers, Chisel Tip, Classic Colors, 8 Count for $5.88 (list price $12.57)

Sharpie Ultra Fine Point Permanent Markers, 24-Pack, 80's Glam Assorted Colors (32893PP) for $11.00 (list price $28.99)

Epson WorkForce ES-400 Color Duplex Document Scanner for PC and Mac (compare w/ Fujitsu iX500), Auto Document Feeder (ADF) for $279.99 (list price $349.99)

Fellowes Powershred 79Ci 100% Jam Proof 16-Sheet Cross-Cut Heavy Duty Paper Shredder for $169.98 (list price $459.98)

HP Paper, Everyday Copy and Print Poly Wrap, 20lb, 8.5 x 11, Letter, 92 Bright, 2400 Sheets / 6 Ream Case (200010C) Made In The USA for $28.26 (list price $40.87)

Modway Articulate Black Mesh Office Chair for $124.99 (list price $349.00)

Kantek Acrylic Pen Cup, 3 x 3 x 4 Inches , Clear (AD20) for $6.26 (list price $11.18)

Swingline Stapler, 747, Manual, 25 Sheets Capacity, Business, Desktop, Rio Red (74736) for $11.10 (list price $11.39)

Swingline Tot Stapler with Built-In Staple Remover, Pre-Packed with 1000 Swingline Standard Staples, Black (S7079171) for $3.59 (list price $5.72)

Swingline Optima Staples, Heavy Duty / High Capacity, 3/8" Leg Length, 125 per Strip, 2500/Box (S7035550) for $5.48 (list price $5.48)

OUTDOORS, GARDEN, AND SPORTS

Homgrace Portable Waterproof Camping Tarp, Mutifunctional Tent for Picnic, Hammock Tarp, Tent Tarp (Dark Green) for $17.99 (list price $39.99)

HILLMAN Portable Double Aluminum Bar Coated silicon Stronger Wind Resistance Tent (yellow) for $159.99 (list price $230.00)

Braudel Super Camping Tableware,SUPERB QUALITY,Heavy Duty Tableware, Solid Stainless Steel,Portable 4 in 1 Camping Utensil,Spoon Fork Knife Bottle Opener Set for $6.99 (list price $26.99)

G4Free 5-6 Can Lunch Bag Soft Cooler Bag with Leakproof Foil Lining Keep Cool or Warm For Camping School Kids Outdoor Activities Family Picnics(Blue) for $12.59 (list price $19.99)

Mardingtop 30 Liter Outdoor Backpack-5943 for $25.19 (list price $29.99)

Carlisle Value Canoe Paddle, 54-Inch, Black for $22.38 (list price $26.34)

Stansport Aluminum Percolator Coffee Pot, 9 Cups for $6.00 (list price $16.49)

Wilson Pro Tour Volleyball for $14.86 (list price $19.99)

Wilson 75 Tennis Ball Pick Up Hopper for $16.99 (list price $20.09)

SUNVP Ski Helmet Integrally Windproof Lightweight Breathable Outdoors Snowboards Adult Snow Sports Helmet (Dark green/Black, L) for $42.99 (list price $128.04)

Razor A Kick Scooter, Blue for $24.94 (list price $44.99)

TOOLS

SHINE HAI Professional Hand Pruner Bypass Pruning Shears with Safety Lock, Tree Trimmers Secateurs, Garden Shears, Clippers for the Garden for $6.99 (list price $39.99)

Rockbirds Flashlights, LED Flashlight Water Resistant 5 Modes Tactical Flashlight for Camping, Hiking, Hunting for $5.99 (list price $14.99)

Cymas Screwdriver Set, 58 in 1 with 54 Bits Magnetic Driver Kit,Precise Screwdriver Set Repair &Disassemble Tool Kit for Cell Phone, Tablet, Clock, Game Console ,etc. for $9.99 (list price $20.99)

Neolight LED Headlamp Headlight, Waterproof Super Bright 8000 Lumen Headlamp Rechargeable 6 Modes Headlights for Climbing, Camping, Walking, Caving, Fishing, Cycling for $19.99 (list price $24.99)

INTEY Multi Plier Stainless Steel 11 in 1 Multitool Knife Foldable Needlenose Pliers With Carry Case for $15.29 (list price $39.99)

Kershaw 1730SS Stainless Steel Zing Knife with SpeedSafe for $22.75 (list price $22.75)

Damaged Screw Extractor and Remover Set by Aisxle,Easily Remove Stripped or Damaged Screws. Made From H.S.S. 4341#, the Hardness Is 62-63hrc,Set of 4 Stripped Screw Removers for $11.88 (list price $39.99)

YARNA Multi-Angle Template Tool - the Original Angle Ruler - Distance Finder Adjustable Best Aid Kit for Measuring and Marking - Construction Pencil Included for $12.99 (list price $19.99)

URPOWER Solar Lights 8 LED Wireless Waterproof Motion Sensor Outdoor Light for Patio, Deck, Yard, Garden with Motion Activated Auto On/Off (4-Pack) for $32.99 (list price $49.99)

Oria Combination Lock, 4 Digit Anti Rust Padlock Set, Metal & Plated Steel and Weather Proof Design for School, Employee, Gym & Sports Locker, Case, Toolbox, Fence, Hasp Cabinet & Storage - Pack of 2 for $6.00 (list price $25.99)

Magic Hue Bluetooth Smart Light Bulb - Dimmable Multicolored Disco Light - Wake Up LED Lights & Sleeping Night Light - Dimmable Multicolored Color Changing Seasonal Celebration Lighting for $12.74 (list price $35.95)

Tensun Travel Plug Adapter International Travel Charger Power AC Socket with Worldwide UK/US/AU/EU/JP Plugs + Detachable Dual USB Ports Max 3.2A for Business Trip for $15.99 (list price $42.99)

MVPOWER 95-piece Home Mechanics Repair Tool Kit - General Household Hand Tool Set with Plastic Toolbox Storage Case for $44.99 (list price $105.99)

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16 Geeky Coasters to Keep Your Coffee Table Safe
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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
Etsy

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.

7. BUILDING BLOCKS; $19.99

Build your own coaster with this LEGO-esque design.

Buy on Amazon.

8. STAR TREK; $16.63

Star Trek ship coasters
Amazon

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
Bonanza

Cover your counter space with the cute face of Rilakkuma.

Buy on Bonanza.

11. HARRY POTTER; $50

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

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

Buy on Etsy.

12. FALLOUT; $25

fallout coasters
Etsy

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.

14. THE LAST AIRBENDER; FROM $13

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.

16. STUDIO GHIBLI; $25

Studio Ghibli Stone Tile Coasters
Etsy

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

Buy on Etsy.

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19 Unusual Socks for Snazzy Feet
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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

4. SHARK CREW SOCKS; FROM $10.98

shark socks
Amazon

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

7. WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE; $10

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

9. HELLO PUPPY DOGS; $12.95

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

11. CONSTELLATIONS; $11.50

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
Jet

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
AliExpress

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

15. THE LITTLE PRINCE; $10.25

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

17. STORM TROOPER; $25

Stormtrooper socks
Buckle

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
Amazon

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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