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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, August 1.

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

Jackery Bar Pocket-sized 6000mAh Ultra Compact Portable Charger (External Battery Power Bank) with Premium Battery Cells Aluminum Shell Superior Charging Speed (Orange) for $16.99 (list price $32.99)

Elite Screens Tripod Pro, 85-inch, Professional Multi Aspect Ratio Portable Projection Projector Screen, T85UWS1-PRO for $128.95 (list price $170.22)

DBPOWER RD-810 LED Portable Projector, Multimedia Home Theater Video Projector Supporting 1080P with HDMI USB VGA AV for Home Cinema, TV, Laptop, Game, iPhone, Android, Smartphone, 1200 lm for $79.99 (list price $129.99)

International Power Adapter 4 Port USB Wall Charger 3500mA USB Charge Ports Type I , Type C , Type G , Type A EU US UK CHINA World Travel Adapter - Best Universal Adapter Plug (Silver) By SublimeWare for $19.99 (list price $29.99)

VideoSecu ML531BE TV Wall Mount for most 22"-55" LED LCD Plasma Flat Screen Monitor up to 88 lb VESA 400x400 with Full Motion Swivel Articulating 20 in Extension Arm, HDMI Cable & Bubble Level WP5 for $24.99 (list price $24.99)

Bluedio T3 Plus (Turbine 3rd) Wireless Bluetooth 4.1 Stereo Headphones with Mic/Micro SD Card Slot (Black) for $41.99 (list price $99.99)

SanDisk Cruzer Glide CZ60 32GB USB 2.0 Flash Drive (SDCZ60-032G-B35) for $9.99 (list price $17.99)

Yuntab Y1 Bluetooth SmartWatch Touch Screen Support SIM Card with Activity Tracking Pedometer Sleep Monitor Remote Camera for IOS Android Smartphone (Y1-Black) for $21.00 (list price $45.99)

Mpow Bluetooth Headphones Waterproof IPX7, Wireless Earbuds Sport, HiFi Stereo In-Ear Earphones w/ Mic, Case, 1.5-Hr Quick Charge for Running Workout for $20.99 (list price $45.99)

VicTsing Bluetooth FM Transmitter, Wireless In-Car FM Transmitter Radio Adapter Car Kit With USB Car Charger AUX Input 1.44 Inch Display TF Card Slot for $18.99 (list price $39.99)

Solar Eclipse Glasses | ISO & CE Certified Safe Solar Eclipse Shades | Viewer and Filters | Protection For All Ages (5 Pack) for $12.45 (list price $18.95)

Waboba Surf Ball (Colors May Vary) for $7.87 (list price $9.99)

KITCHEN

Cuisinart ICE-70 Electronic Ice Cream Maker, Brushed Chrome for $132.99 (list price $250.00)

Super Fast Meat Thermometers, Habor Instant Read Thermometers Digital Electronic Food Thermometers with Strong Magnet for Candy, Cooking, Kitchen, Barbecue, Grill Smoker for $9.95 (list price $29.99)

The Original SNAP'N STRAIN by Kitchen Gizmo, No-hands No-Fuss Clip-On Strainer. Fits all Pot Sizes. for $10.00 (list price $19.99)

1Easylife 18/8 Stainless Steel Measuring Spoons, Set of 6 for Measuring Dry and Liquid Ingredients for $8.99 (list price $19.99)

SodaStream Fizzi Sparkling Water Maker, Red for $59.99 (list price $79.99)

Xpatee 5 Blades Herb Scissors with Cleaning Brush (Green) for $8.50 (list price $8.50)

WILDJUE Manual Citrus Press Juicer Top Rated Premium Quality Metal Lemon Lime Squeezer - (Yellow) for $12.99 (list price $19.99)

Pictek Meat Grinder and Vegetable Grinder, Meat Mincer Sausage Maker with Powerful Suction Base, Food Grade Stainless Steel Blades, Ideal for Grinding Meat, Vegetables, Garlic, Fruits, etc. for $19.99 (list price $39.99)

Norpro Frozen Ice Pop Maker with 24 Wooden Sticks for $12.92 (list price $18.99)

1byone Digital Kitchen Scale Precise Cooking Scale and Baking Scale, Multifunction with Range From 0.04oz (1g) to 11lbs, Elegant Black for $9.34 (list price $23.99)

ThermoPro TP16 Large LCD Digital Cooking Kitchen Food Meat Thermometer for BBQ Oven Grill Smoker Built-in Clock Timer with Stainless Steel Probe for $15.29 (list price $29.99)

Ceramic Kitchen Knife 6 inch Cutlry Chef Knife with Shealth for $8.99 (list price $29.99)

LauKingdom Cast Iron Cleaner - XXL 8x8 More Efficient Stainless Steel Chainmail Scrubber for $14.99 (list price $49.99)

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)

StorageManiac Foldable Pop-Up Mesh Hamper, Laundry Hamper with Reinforced Carry Handles, Pack of 2 for $18.99 (list price $39.99)

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

Homga Delicates Laundry Wash Bags, Lingerie Bags for Laundry, Laundry Bra Lingerie Mesh Wash Bag for Blouse, Hosiery, Stocking, Underwear, Bra and Lingerie, Set of 4 for $7.99 (list price $35.99)

AmazonBasics Hypoallergenic Vinyl-Free Waterproof Mattress Protector, Twin for $8.83 (list price $8.92)

Cotton Throw Blankets (Queen/Full, White) Breathable Thermal Bed/Sofa Blanket Couch Quit by Utopia Bedding for $30.99 (list price $49.99)

ModernTropic Luxury Bamboo Bathtub Caddy and Tray – Create Your Own Spa at Home - Expandable Non-Slip Wooden Bath Tray Securely Holds Drinks, Book/Tablet, Bath Accessories, Phone for $34.95 (list price $79.95)

Maytex 8-Gauge Mildew Free No PVC Premium Heavy Weight EVA Shower Liner or Curtain with Rustproof Metal Grommets, Clear for $12.23 (list price $18.23)

Sleep Innovations 2-inch Memory Foam Mattress Topper, Made in the USA with a 1-year Warranty - Twin XL Size, for the Dorm Room for $44.99 (list price $59.99)

Zenna Home E7803STBB, Over-the-Shower Door Caddy, Stainless Steel for $35.00 (list price $69.99)

Sunbeam Steam Master 1400 Watt Mid-size Anti-Drip Non-Stick Soleplate Iron with Variable Steam control and 8' Retractable Cord, Black/Blue, GCSBCL-202-000 for $17.24 (list price $29.89)

mDesign Tiered Scarf Hanger, No Snag Storage for Scarves, Ties, Belts, Shawls, Pashminas, Accessories - 16 Rods, Pearl White for $11.04 (list price $12.99)

HEALTH AND BEAUTY

Cascade Platinum ActionPacs Dishwasher Detergent, Fresh Scent, 62 Count for $13.94 (list price $18.99)

Premium Beauty Sponge Makeup Blender for Powder, Concealer and Foundation Applicator – Make Up Sponge for Cosmetic Blending for $6.95 (list price $14.97)

Professional Dental Guard -Pack Of 4- Stops Teeth Grinding, Bruxism, Tmj, & Eliminates Teeth Clenching . Includes Fitting Instructions & Anti-Bacterial Case. Satisfaction Is Guaranteed! for $19.99 (list price $19.99)

Colgate Max Fresh Wisp Disposable Travel Toothbrush, Peppermint - 24 Count for $3.42 (list price $7.99)

Band-Aid Brand Flexible Fabric Adhesive Bandages For Minor Wound Care, 100 Count for $5.47 (list price $6.81)

BS-MALL(TM) Makeup Brushes Premium Makeup Brush Set Synthetic Kabuki Cosmetics Foundation Blending Blush Eyeliner Face Powder Brush Makeup Brush Kit (10pcs, Golden Black) for $9.99 (list price $35.99)

Majestic Pure Teeth Whitening Activated Charcoal Powder - Natural Teeth Whitener with Coconut Charcoal, 4 oz for $10.95 (list price $31.50)

Aromatherapy Essential Oils Gift Set, Top 6 100% Pure Premium Therapeutic Grade Oils -Lavender, Tea Tree , Eucalyptus, Lemongrass, Orange, Peppermint Essential Oils for $9.99 (list price $20.95)

Philips Sonicare Essence Sonic Electric Rechargeable Toothbrush, White for $19.95 (list price $49.99)

PuTwo Acrylic Makeup Organizer with Rosy Pearls 5MM Case, Large for $22.99 (list price $27.04)

Bounty Select-a-Size Paper Towels, White, Huge Roll, 12 Count for $23.99 (list price $28.99)

Biofreeze Pain Relief Gel, 4 oz. Tube, Cooling Topical Analgesic for Arthritis, Fast Acting and Long Lasting Pain Reliever Cream for Muscle Pain, Joint Pain, Back Pain, Colorless Formula for $11.00 (list price $16.99)

OFFICE, SCHOOL, AND CRAFTS

Mind Reader ' Perch' Pc Laptop IMac Monitor Stand And Desk Organizer, Black for $14.99 (list price $21.71)

Five Star Spiral Notebook, 5 Subject, College Ruled, 200 Sheets, Black and Cobalt Blue, 2 PACK (73035) for $12.00 (list price $26.20)

PaperPro inPOWER 20 Reduced Effort Desktop Stapler with Built-in Staple Remover, 20 Sheets, Blue/Black (1122) for $9.20 (list price $26.49)

Westcott 8" Vintage Copper Finish Scissors for $8.00 (list price $16.99)

Westcott Soft Handle Kids Scissors, Colors May Vary, 5-Inch Blunt (14596) for $1.63 (list price $5.45)

Wilson Jones 3 Ring Binder 1 Inch, Round Ring View Binder, Basic, 362 Series, Customizable, White, 4 Pack (W70362-14W) for $10.99 (list price $33.82)

Stanley TRA704T 1/4-Inch Heavy Duty Staples, Pack of 1000 for $1.65 (list price $2.99)

Swingline Mini Fashion Stapler, 12 Sheets, Red (S7087873) for $3.99 (list price $6.54)

Swingline Laminator, Thermal, Inspire Plus Lamination Machine, 9" Max Width, Quick Warm-Up, Includes Laminating Pouches, White / Gray (1701857ECR) for $20.39 (list price $24.99)

Boss Office Products B317-BE Perfect Posture Delux Fabric Task Chair with Loop Arms in Blue for $44.02 (list price $74.99)

Sharpie Pocket Highlighters, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 12-Count for $4.97 (list price $12.86)

EXPO Low-Odor Dry Erase Markers, Fine Tip, Assorted Colors, 8-Count for $5.97 (list price $11.49)

OUTDOORS, GARDEN, AND SPORTS

SHINE HAI Professional Hand Pruner Bypass Pruning Shears with Safety Lock, Tree Trimmers Secateurs, Garden Shears, Clippers for the Garden for $7.69 (list price $39.99)

[Upgraded Version]Homitt Magnetic Screen Door with Durable Fiberglass Mesh Curtain and Full Frame Velcro Fits Door Size up to 36"x82" Max- Black for $20.99 (list price $69.99)

TomCare Solar Lights, Waterproof Flickering Flames Torches Lights Outdoor Landscape Decoration Lighting Dusk to Dawn Auto On/Off Security Torch Light for Garden Patio Deck Yard Driveway (2) for $49.99 (list price $89.99)

SBORTI Swim Goggles,Clear Swimming Goggles Anti Fog UV Protection for Men Women for $5.99 (list price $39.00)

Yoga EVO Stretching Strap with Handling Loops + Tutorials: eBook & 35 Online Stretch Video Exercises. Avoid Injury with our Flexible Strap for (list price )

BV Bicycle Light Set Super Bright 5 LED Headlight, 3 LED Taillight, Quick-Release for $8.79 (list price $20.00)

Booms Fishing L1 Fishing Pliers 12-in-1 Heavy Duty Multi-tools with Nylon Sheath and Coiled Lanyard , 6.7-Inches , Black for $12.74 (list price $24.99)

Ironman Gravity 1000 Inversion Table for $99.00 (list price $199.00)

Winner Outfitters Double Camping Hammock - Lightweight Nylon Portable Hammock, Best Parachute Double Hammock For Backpacking, Camping, Travel, Beach, Yard. 118"(L) x 78"(W) for (list price )

Etekcity 2 Pack Portable Outdoor LED Camping Lantern with 6 AA Batteries (Black, Collapsible) for $13.44 (list price $39.99)

Repel Lemon Eucalyptus Natural Insect Repellent, 4-Ounce Pump Spray for $4.97 (list price $7.84)

YETI Rambler 20 oz Stainless Steel Vacuum Insulated Tumbler with Lid (Stainless Steel) for $20.88 (list price $24.99)

Titleist NXT Tour Golf Balls, White (One Dozen) for $29.99 (list price $34.99)

Large Outdoor Door Mats Rubber Shoes Scraper for Front Door Entrance Outside Doormat 24" x 36" Patio Rug Dirt Debris Mud Trapper Waterproof Out Door Mat Low Profile Washable Carpet Brown Amagabeli for $15.99 (list price $49.99)

TOOLS

JGSWYU Toggle Clamp 40323 Hand Tool Quick Release Metal Holding Capacity Latch Type 360 Pounds for $11.04 (list price $20.99)

4Pcs Countersink Drill Bits Set 3/4/5/6mm HSS Carpentry Reamer Woodworking Chamfer Counter Bit Set by Jelbo for $6.99 (list price $13.29)

Automatic Center Punch 5inch Spring Loaded Punch Tool for Steel Wood Plastic Determine Drilling Position by Jelbo for $6.99 (list price $6.99)

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)

TESSAN 3 Outlet Surge Protector(1700J) Power Strip with 4 USB Ports(20W) Charging Station 5 Ft Cord for iPhone 6s/6/6 plus, iPad Air 2/Mini 3, Samsung Galaxy S6/S6 Edge/Note 5, HTC M9, Nexus-Black for $14.99 (list price $32.99)

eBoot 60-Inch 1.5 Meter Soft Tape Measure and Retractable Tape Measure Set for $5.59 (list price $9.87)

Homasy Wireless Doorbell Kit, Operating at 600 Feet with 52 Chimes, 4 Level Volume, 1 Receiver & 1 Weatherproof Push Button with Sound and LED Flash (White) for $7.49 (list price $19.99)

Cymas UV Flashlight, 12 LED Ultraviolet Blacklight Urine and Scorpion Detector for Pets, Torch to Find Dry Stains on Carpets//Rugs/Floor for $5.29 (list price $17.99)

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 $9.99 (list price $25.99)

TP-Link Smart Wi-Fi Light Switch, No Hub Required, Single Pole, Control Your Fixtures From Anywhere, Works with Alexa (HS200) for $32.99 (list price $39.99)

ORIA 76-in-1 Precision Screwdriver Set with Magnetic Driver Kit, Repair Tool Kits With Portable Box For iPad, iPhone, Laptops, PC, Smartphones, Watches and Other Devices for $22.99 (list price $69.99)

X-ACTO Compression Basic Knife Set for $8.14 (list price $20.94)

VicTsing 2 Way Y Hose Connector Splitter, Garden Water Splitter Metal Body with Smooth Rubberized Grip (4 Free Washers, Red) for $8.99 (list price $24.99)

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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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