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Take Advantage of Thursday's Best Amazon Deals

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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 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

Codenames for $14.99 (list price $19.95)

Bluedio T3 (Turbine 3rd) Extra Bass Wireless Bluetooth 4.1 Stereo Headphones (Black) for $39.99 (list price $79.99)

DSSY Stress Spinner Fidget Finger Dice Anti-Stress Release Toys for Children/Adults for $2.40 (list price $11.99)

AUKEY CC-S1 Car Charger, Flush Fit Dual Port 4.8A Output for iPhone iPad Samsung & other - Black for $8.99 (list price $12.99)

TrackR bravo - Bluetooth Tracking Device. Key Tracker. Phone Finder. Wallet Locator. Generation 2, Silver for $26.64 (list price $29.99)

Petcube Play: Pet Camera with 1080p Video, 2-Way Audio, Night Vision, and Laser Toy for $155.66 (list price $199.00)

Wemo Mini Smart Plug, Wi-Fi Enabled, Works with Amazon Alexa for $34.99 (list price $34.99)

VicTsing MM057 2.4G Wireless Portable Mobile Mouse Optical Mice with USB Receiver, 5 Adjustable DPI Levels, 6 Buttons for Notebook, PC, Laptop, Computer, Macbook - Black for $9.49 (list price $19.99)

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

SanDisk iXpand Flash Drive 32GB for iPhone and iPad, Black/Silver, (SDIX30C-032G-GN6NN) for $35.41 (list price $59.99)

SENSO Bluetooth Headphones, Best Wireless Sports Earphones w/ Mic IPX7 Waterproof HD Stereo Sweatproof Earbuds for Gym Running Workout 8 Hour Battery Noise Cancelling Headsets for $36.97 (list price $169.99)

DOSS Touch Wireless Bluetooth V4.0 Portable Speaker with HD Sound and Bass (Black) for $32.99 (list price $89.99)

Pebble 2 se for $55.97 (list price $99.99)

Celestron EclipSmart ISO Certified, 2017 North American Total Solar Eclipse Refracting Telescope, White (22060) for $89.95 (list price $99.95)

KITCHEN

AmazonBasics Coffee Storage Carousel for K-Cup Pods - 32 Pod Capacity for $12.99 (list price $26.99)

Crock-Pot 6-Quart Programmable Cook & Carry Slow Cooker with Digital Timer, Stainless Steel , SCCPVL610-S for $31.98 (list price $59.99)

Oster Pro 1200 Blender 3-in-1 with Food Processor Attachment and XL Personal Blending Cup for $56.98 (list price $89.99)

BLACK+DECKER TR1278B 2-Slice Toaster, Bagel Toaster, Black for $15.99 (list price $21.48)

Royal Air-Tight Food Storage Container Set - 5-Piece Set - Durable Plastic - BPA Free - Clear Plastic with Black Lids for $28.97 (list price $69.99)

Oster Large Capacity Countertop 6-Slice Digital Convection Toaster Oven, Black/Polished Stainless, TSSTTVMNDG for $63.98 (list price $102.44)

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)

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

Utopia Kitchen Premium Class Stainless-Steel 12 Knife Set with Acrylic Stand for $33.99 (list price $299.91)

ThermoPro TP20 Wireless Remote Digital Cooking Food Meat Thermometer with Dual Probe for Smoker Grill BBQ Thermometer for $53.99 (list price $89.99)

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

Oster CKSTWF2000 Belgian Waffle Maker, Stainless Steel for $14.98 (list price $23.99)

HOME

Homemory Realistic and Bright Flickering Bulb Battery Operated Flameless LED Tea Light for Seasonal & Festival Celebration, Pack of 12, Electric Fake Candle in Warm White and Wave Open for $8.99 (list price $17.99)

NICETOWN Thermal Insulated Grommet Blackout Curtains for Bedroom (2 Panels, W42 x L63 -Inch,Grey) for $20.95 (list price $53.72)

AMIR 10 LED Motion Sensing Closet Lights, 3 Pack DIY Stick-on Anywhere Portable 10-LED Wireless Cabinet Night/ Stairs/ Step Light Bar with Magnetic Strip (Battery Operated) Warm White for $19.99 (list price $49.99)

Mesqool AM/FM Digital Dimmable Projection Alarm Clock Radio with 1.8" LED Display,USB Charging,Dual Alarm,Battery Backup for $24.99 (list price $46.99)

ThermoPro TP50 Hygrometer Thermometer Indoor Humidity Monitor with Temperature Gauge Humidity Meter for $8.99 (list price $19.99)

ComfiLife Coccyx Orthopedic Memory Foam Office Chair and Car Seat Cushion for Back Pain and Sciatica Relief (Gray) for $32.94 (list price $59.95)

Lipper 8833 Bamboo Collection 7-Piece Coaster Set for $5.89 (list price $12.99)

The Original GORILLA GRIP Non-Slip Area Rug Pad, Made In USA (5' x 7') for $13.49 (list price $26.79)

InnoGear Aromatherapy Essential Oil Diffuser Ultrasonic Cool Mist Diffusers with 7 Color LED Lights Waterless Auto Shut-off, Wood Grain, 200 mL for $23.99 (list price $79.99)

BEST BABY HAND & FOOTPRINT PICTURE FRAME KIT for Boys and Girls, Cool & Unique Baby Shower Gifts for Registry, Memorable Keepsakes Decorations for Room Wall or Table Decor, Premium Clay & Wood Frame for $25.97 (list price $40.00)

Wundermax Decorative Door Stopper With Free Bonus Holders, Door Stop Works on All Floor Surfaces, Premium Rubber Door Stops, The Original (3, gray) for $12.99 (list price $24.99)

Avalon Twin Window Fan with 9 Inch Blades, High Velocity Reversible AirFlow Fan, LED Indicator Lights Adjustable Thermostat & Max Cool Technology, ETL Certified for $39.99 (list price $49.99)

HEALTH AND BEAUTY

Nail Lamp, 36W UV LED Nail Dryer Eye&Skin Friendly White Light- Portable Quickly Dry Gel Nail Polish Lamp- Automatic Sensor, 3 Timers for $39.99 (list price $59.99)

Baby Thermometer Forehead Accurate Digital Infrared Thermometers for Children and Adults with Fever Indicator for $28.99 (list price $69.99)

Miserwe Hair clippers Professional Hair Clipper with Hairdressing Cape USB Charger Quiet Barber Clippers for Adult and Baby Cordless Rechargeable haircut clippers with hair comb scissors Haircut Kit for $28.98 (list price $74.94)

Crest 3D White Luxe Whitestrips Dental Teeth Whitening Strips Kit, Glamorous White, 21 Treatments + BONUS Crest 3D White Radiant Mint Toothpaste for $27.30 (list price $39.99)

Slant Tweezers - TweezerGuru Professional Stainless Steel Slant Tip Tweezer - The Best Precision Eyebrow Tweezers For Your Daily Beauty Routine! for $9.97 (list price $15.00)

HSI Professional Ceramic Tourmaline Ionic Flat Iron hair straightener, with Glove, Pouch and Travel Size Argan Oil Leave-in Hair Treatment (Packaging May Vary) for $39.99 (list price $49.99)

Goody Hand Mirror #27847 (Pack of 1), 11 Inch for $6.58 (list price $14.99)

Nexcare Waterproof Clear Bandages Assorted Sizes, 100 Bandages for $8.99 (list price $12.48)

Colgate Slim Soft Charcoal Toothbrush (Pack of 3) 17x Slimmer Soft Tip Bristles for $4.89 (list price $4.89)

GEL Sports Orthotic Insoles for Shock Absorption, Heel Protection and Foot Arch Support - Unisex Inserts - Relieve Foot Pain, Heel Pain and Against Plantar Fasciitis (US Men's 7.5-14) for $13.99 (list price $39.99)

Pampers Baby Wipes Sensitive 7X Refill, 448 Diaper Wipes for $11.64 (list price $15.99)

Dry Skin Body Brush - Improves Skin's Health And Beauty - Natural Bristle - Remove Dead Skin And Toxins, Cellulite Treatment , Improves Lymphatic Functions, Exfoliates, Stimulates Blood Circulation for $9.98 (list price $18.95)

Aussie 3 Minute Miracle Moist Deep Conditioning Treatment, Detangler, 8 Fluid Ounces (Pack of 3) for $7.41 (list price $10.99)

OFFICE, SCHOOL, AND CRAFTS

MyLifeUNIT Fineliner Color Pen Set, 0.4mm Colored Fine Liner Sketch Drawing Pen, Pack of 10 Assorted Colors for $5.95 (list price $7.99)

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

Washi Tape Set ( Exclusive set of 16 ) - New 2017 Designs - Decorative Washi Paper Tape With Colorful Designs and Patterns - Perfect For Planners, Decorating, Scrapbooking and More for $16.97 (list price $21.99)

Elmer's All Purpose School Glue Sticks, Clear, Washable, 4 Pack, 0.24-ounce sticks for $1.99 (list price $3.29)

Pencil Sharpener UrBen Electric Pencil Sharpener with Double Holes/Auto-Stop Feature and Replaceable Blades for School Classroom Office Home Artists Students (No Cord)-Blue for $15.99 (list price $39.99)

Magnetic Dry Erase Calendar White Board Monthly Weekly Planner 2017 for Refrigerator With Markers Magnets Set (15.7" x 11.8") for $13.99 (list price $56.39)

RamPro 3pc World's Most Efficient 3” Letter Opener Envelope Slitter Set for $5.89 (list price $12.99)

LED Desk Lamp, Holan 8W Eye-Care Desk Light ( Ultrathin Aluminum Alloy, Dimmable Lighting Mode, Touch Control Pannel, Memory Function,1 Hour Auto Timer) for Reading/Study/Relaxation/Sleeping for $19.99 (list price $38.99)

GoldStar Craft No Shedding 13pcs Paint Brush Set - Acrylic Face Painting & Watercolor Brushes that Hold their Shape! Best Artist Paintbrushes with Balanced Long Handle - Included Elegant Travel Case for $25.98 (list price $80.00)

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)

50 x PowerPins - Push-Pin Magnets Perfect For Home & Office [#1 Magnet For Fridges, Calendars, Whiteboards & Maps!] Handy Storage Container Included Free! for $15.99 (list price $29.99)

Calculator,KDT Handheld Standard Function Desktop Calculator,12 Digit Dual Power for $8.99 (list price $15.99)

OUTDOORS, GARDEN, AND SPORTS

Time Marked Fruit Infuser Water Bottle AQUATIME Large 32 oz – Free Brush For Easy Clean – Convenient To Carry - Leak Proof - FDA Approval BPA Free & Eco – Friendly Tritan Copolyester Plastic for $17.99 (list price $19.99)

Vivero Home Multi-Purpose Japanese Hori Hori Garden Knife + Garden Gloves + Leather Sheath. Stainless Steel Blade with Handguard. Garden Tool for Gardening, Landscaping, Digging, Weeding, Camping for $25.95 (list price $39.95)

Shantihi Hot Yoga Towel – The Best Yoga Mat Towel. Non Slip, Skidless Microfiber. Improve Your Grip and Protect Your Yoga Mat (72” x 24”). FREE Bonus eBook. for $20.97 (list price $34.97)

Nature's Hangout Window Bird Feeder with Removable Tray, Drain Holes and 3 Suction Cups, Large, Clear for $24.95 (list price $35.95)

Camping Hammock, Coofel Portable Double Hammock Nylon Parachute Hammock for Travel Camping with Hammock Straps And Solid Steel Carabiners(Blue & Sky blue) for $25.99 (list price $58.99)

Vivii Solar lights, Bright LED Security Lighting Outdoor Motion Sensor Solar Spotlight flood Lighting for Garden, Patio, Fencing, and Pathway for $32.99 (list price $99.99)

FYLINA Beach Blanket Huge Picnic Blanket Water Resistant Sand Free 7'x9' Oversized Nylon Outdoor Blankets with 4 Stakes Lightweight Portable Picnic Mat Machine Washable for $27.99 (list price $37.99)

Kids Swim Goggles || Swimming Goggles for Kids (Age 2-8 years old) with Fun Car Hardcase for Easy Transportation || Cushioned Frames || Anti Fog Lenses || UV Protection || for $14.95 (list price $25.95)

25Ft G40 Globe String Lights with Clear Bulbs, UL listed Backyard Patio Lights, Hanging Indoor/Outdoor String Light for Bistro Pergola Deckyard Tents Market Cafe Gazebo Porch Letters Party Decor, Black for $15.57 (list price $29.99)

Compact First Aid Survival Kit (95 Piece) by Ready First | Travel, Outdoor, Hiking, Emergency, Camping, Hunting, Fishing | Water Resistant, Tactical Molle Straps on Back for $25.95 (list price $32.99)

The Fitness Room Premium Muscle Roller Massage Stick (18") - The Perfect Tool for Sore and Tight Muscles, Relieving Muscle Pain/Soreness, Exercise and Sports Performance, and Increased Flexibility for $15.99 (list price $21.95)

Kinzi Resistance Band Set with Extra Door Anchor, Extra Ankle Strap, and Carrying Case for $22.99 (list price $49.99)

Cool-Shop Marshmallow Roasting Sticks Extending Roaster Set of 8 32 Inch Extendable Forks For Perfect Smores & Hot Dogs At The Campfire for $16.49 (list price $35.99)

TOOLS

CUXUS 2 Pack Car Safety Hammer, Window Breaker Seatbelt Cutter Auto Bus Emergency Escape Tool, Vehicle Window Punch Glass Breaker Auto Rescue Kit Life Saving Hammer with Holder for $9.49 (list price $11.97)

GlowGeek 120 to 3000 Grit Sandpaper Assortment, Dry/Wet, 9 x 3.6 Inch, 42 Pieces,Sand Paper for Automotive Sanding, Wood Furniture Finishing, Wood Turing Finishing for $9.96 (list price $24.99)

25 in 1 Precision Screwdrivers Set,Phillips Torx Flat Screwdriver Tool Set with Black Bag for Macbook,Mobile Phone,PC Laptop,Tablet,iPad,Watch,Car Keys for $10.01 (list price $25.99)

Premium Knife Sharpening Stone 2 Side Grit 1000/6000 Whetstone | Best Kitchen Knife Sharpener Waterstone | NonSlip Bamboo Base & Angle Guide for $35.99 (list price $59.99)

Rose Pruning Gloves for Men and Women. Thorn Proof Goatskin Leather Gardening Gloves with Long Cowhide Gauntlet to Protect Your Arms Until the Elbow (Medium) for $25.95 (list price $49.99)

Flashlight, Tonicstar Waterproof LED Flashlight with Adjustable Focus Black for $12.99 (list price $19.99)

Active Kyds Safety Glasses for Kids Construction Costumes or Protective Eyewear with Microfiber Pouch for $7.99 (list price $8.99)

UBANTE Measuring Tape Measure 1-Inch x 25-Foot(7.5m) Retractable Heavy Duty with Magnetic Hook, Metric and Inches Measurement - Professional Ruler For Carpenter, Construction, DIY Measurement for $14.99 (list price $29.99)

ANY-ANGLE Multi-Angle Measuring Ruler: FULL-METAL Angle-izer Template Tool Made Of Premium Aluminum Alloy – Perfect For Handymen, Builders, Craftsmen, Carpenters, Roofers, Tilers, DIY-ers & GREAT GIFT for $17.95 (list price $39.99)

UBANTE Quality Electronic Digital Caliper Inch/Metric/Fractions Conversion 0-6 Inch/150 mm Stainless Steel Body Orange/Black Extra Large LCD Screen Auto Off Featured Measuring Tool for $23.99 (list price $69.99)

Knipex 7401250SBA 10-Inch High Leverage Diagonal Cutters for $36.29 (list price $51.37)

Pruning Shears Casfuy SK-5 Steel Blade Bypass Pruner with PTFE Coating and Safety Lock for Garden for $17.95 (list price $79.99)

Vaughan B215 15-Inch Long Original SuperBar for $11.99 (list price $13.06)

Lite-Aid Rechargeable LED Headlamp Flashlight - Convenient Headlight for Camping, Hiking, Walking, and Home Improvement Needs - 5 Functions (Red/White) - 300 Feet Distance - 30 Hours of Light for $19.99 (list price $26.99)

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12 Adorable Corgi-Themed Products Every Dog Lover Needs
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Obsessed with corgis? We don't blame you. These short-legged, perpetually happy doggos are simply adorable. Here are 12 amazing corgi products you need in your life (with love for both Pembroke Welsh Corgis and Cardigan Welsh Corgis).

1. PLANTERS; $10.98

Corgi planter
Amazon

This set of two succulent planters is perfect for showing off your green thumb. One dog carries buds on his back while the other holds a water can. You can use them as desk organizers, too.

Find It: Amazon

2. CORGI AND PEACH BACKPACK; $59.95

Corgi butt peach emoji backpack
CorgiCrew, Etsy

Corgis have cute butts; the peach emoji looks like one. The two are a match made in heaven on this adorable backpack.

Find It: Etsy

3. CORGI ONESIE; FROM $18.99

Corgi onesie
Amazon

Snuggle up with your corgi in this fleece onesie: you two will match perfectly!

Find It: Amazon

4. CORGI BEACH PARTY BAG; $12.99

Corgi Beach Party Tote Bag
ThinkGeek

A ThinkGeek original, this tote features corgis gallivanting at the beach.

Find It: ThinkGeek

5. SHOULDER BAG; $28.99

Corgi-shaped purse
Amazon

This whimsical corgi-shaped crossbody bag makes a big statement.

Find It: Amazon

6. CORGI BUTT MUG; $11.99

Guess What Corgi Butt Coffee Mug
Amazon

This funny mug is perfect for dog lovers who can't get enough of corgi backsides.

Find It: Amazon

7. CORKI BOTTLE STOPPER; $8.49

Corki Wine and Beverage Bottle Stopper
Amazon

This "Corki" stopper is the perfect way to preserve an open bottle of wine.

Find It: Amazon

8. ROYAL CORGI POUCH; $12

Corgi-print pouch
fluffymafi, Redbubble

Show your love for the Queen's love of corgis with this royal pouch.

Find It: Redbubble

9. PHONE CASE; $35.99

Corgi cherry blossom-print phone case
Corgi Crew, Society6

This cherry blossom and corgi-print phone case comes in a wide range of iPhone and Galaxy models. Choose from three levels of protection: slim, tough, and adventure. The shop, Corgi Crew, has tons more patterns featuring corgis with things like doughnuts, coffee, cacti, and cupcakes.

Find It: Society6

10. CORGI BUTT COIN PURSE; $9.99

Corgi Butt Small Coin Purse
Amazon

Store your cash and cards in this adorable, fluffy corgi coin purse.

Find It: Amazon

11. SEND A CORGI; $34.95

Corgi goodie box
Cute Dose

This box of corgalicious goodies makes a great gift for the dog lover in your life or a "just because" treat for yourself. For $34.95, you get a corgi plush, a pair of socks from Socksmith, and a "Hey Corgeous" note card.

Find It: Cute Dose

12. CORGI BUTT MOUSE PAD; $16.69

Corgi Butt Silicone Mouse Pad
Amazon

This corgi butt wrist-support mouse pad has a perfect five-star rating on Amazon. According to reviewers, in addition to being amusing, it's very comfortable and the design keeps your wrist supported perfectly. Win-win.

Find It: Amazon

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18 Smart Products To Help You Kick Off Summer
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Whether you’re trying to spiff up your backyard barbeque or cultivate your green thumb, these summertime gadgets will help you celebrate the season from solstice to the dog days.

1. ROSÉ WINE GLASSES; $60

Rosé Wine Glass
Amazon

Why It’s Cool: Wine not? When the temperature rises and beer isn’t your thing, reach for the rosé. Riedel’s machine-blown SST (see, smell, taste) wine glasses will give the sparkly stuff ample room to breathe, making every refreshing sip worthwhile.

Find It: Amazon

2. NERF N-STRIKE ELITE SURGEFIRE; $25

Nerf SurgeFire
Hasbro

Why It’s Cool: The N-Strike Elite SurgeFire (say that five-times-fast) sports a pump-action rotating drum for maximum foam-based firepower and holds up to 15 Nerf darts in its arsenal.

Find It: Hasbro Toy Shop

3. BUSHEL & BERRY PLANTS; $34

plant
Amazon

Why It’s Cool: You don’t need to have a green thumb to create a brag-worthy garden this summer. Besides producing snackable mid-season berries, these open-growing bushes can be planted immediately for easy set-up to make you look like a botanical pro.

Find It: Amazon

4. INFLATABLE DONUT; $17

Doughnut float
Amazon

Why It’s Cool: When the only dunking you’re doing is taking a dip in the pool, a 48-inch inflatable donut is the perfect way to stay afloat.

Find It: Amazon

5. STAR SPANGLED SPATULA; $21

American flag spatula
Amazon

Why It’s Cool: O say can you see by your grill’s charcoal light / Meats so proudly we cooked ... with a star spangled spatula. Depending on the specific model, these all-American grilling tools (designed in New Jersey and made in Chicago) are made of a combination of walnut and stainless steel or nylon. As an added bonus: 5 percent of the proceeds go to the Penn Abramson Cancer Center.

Find It: Amazon

6. MLB HOT DOG BRANDERS; $8 AND UP

MLB San Diego Padres Hot Dog BBQ Brander
Amazon

Why It’s Cool: Take your hot dogs, sausages, brats, and more out to the ballgame without ever leaving your grill. These branders from Pangea Brands are dishwasher-safe and made of ceramic-coated cast iron.

Find It: Amazon

7. UNA GRILL; $139

grill
MoMA Shop

Why It’s Cool: This portable charcoal-heated grill is as efficient as it is stylish. The compact size lets you cook at the park, after hitting up MoMA, or anywhere in between.

Find It: MoMa Shop

8. HAMBURGER GRILLING BASKET; $21


Why It’s Cool: Made of steel and finished with a non-stick coating, this grilling tool flips four burgers at once and maintains perfect burger proportions to guarantee nobody stays hungry for long.

Find It: Amazon

9. COPPER FIRE PIT; $121

metal fire pit
Amazon

Why It’s Cool: The grill isn’t the only place for a roaring fire this summer. This 100 percent solid copper fire pit makes for the perfect gathering spot at your next BBQ, or just to warm up after a cool summer evening.

Find It: Amazon

10. BENDY STRAW POOL NOODLE FLOAT; $10

Bendy Straw Inflatable Pool Float
Amazon

Why It’s Cool: Inflatable pool floats shouldn’t be boring, and this bendy straw float definitely does not suck. This unique spin on traditional pool noodles is sure to make for some cheesy jokes, but at least you’ll be comfortable floating in the pool or at the beach.

Find It: Amazon

11. GRIDDLER DELUXE; $111

Cuisinart GR-150 Griddler Deluxe
Amazon

Why It’s Cool: If you’re looking for some serious panini power, this griddler offers up a versatile lineup of six cooking options in one. And with dual-zone functions you can sling burgers while searing filets and sautéeing vegetables all at the same time.

Find It: Amazon

12. VINTAGE SNOW CONE MAKER; $30

Vintage Snow Cone Maker
Amazon

Why It’s Cool: With its old-timey design, dual cone shelf, and endless flavor options, this snow cone maker is guaranteed create a cool treat.

Find It: Amazon

13. DACHSHUND CORN ON THE COB HOLDERS; $7

Dog Corn Holders
Amazon

Why It’s Cool: While meat-lovers will inevitably scarf down a lot of hot dogs this summer, vegetarians who happen to love another kind of dog will be smitten with these stainless steel, Dachshund-shaped corn on the cob prongs. They’re a fun spin on a summer grilling favorite.

Find It: Amazon

14. ICE CREAM SANDWICH MAKER; $16

Ice Cream Sandwich Maker
Amazon

Why It’s Cool: Four sandwiches are better than one, especially when they're of the ice cream variety. Make four ice cream sandwiches at once with this homemade spin on a classic cold treat.

Find It: Amazon

15. UE WONDERBOOM; $68

Bluetooth speaker
Amazon

Why It’s Cool: Besides delicious food and great company, some memorable tunes are required for the quintessential barbeque. This portable bluetooth speaker offers up some booming sound in a small package, and with a battery power of 10 hours on a single charge you can keep the party going all night.

Find It: Amazon

16. ROLLORS GAME; $38

Rollors Backyard Game
Amazon

Why It’s Cool: When you’re sick of bocce, hate horseshoes, and you’re over cornhole, you might want to take up “rollors,” a family-friendly game that combines your favorite traditional backyard festivities into one game for people of all ages.

Find It: Amazon

17. HAMMOCK; $174

hammock
Amazon

Why It’s Cool: Rest easy knowing that this 100 percent hand-woven and hand-dyed cotton hammock contributes to artisan job-creation in Thailand.

Find It: Amazon

18. VSSL SURVIVAL ESSENTIALS; $59

Emergency Survival Tent Outdoors
Amazon

Why It’s Cool: Compact, convenient, and durable, the VSSL Shelter can come in handy when things don’t go quite as planned. The device—which features a lightweight emergency shelter all within the handle of a compact, weather-resistant aluminum LED flashlight—is designed to keep you safe under the worst conditions.

Find It: Amazon

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