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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 4.

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GADGETS, TOYS, AND MEDIA

Celestron EclipSmart 2017 North American Total Solar Eclipse Binocular, Black, 10x42 (71238) for $59.95 (list price $69.95)

HMDX HX-PEM08 Lol Wireless Speaker for $19.99 (list price $29.99)

Anker 20W Premium Stereo Bluetooth Portable Speaker with Dual 10W Drivers and 2 Passive Subwoofers, Wireless Speaker for iPhone, Samsung, Nexus, and More - Black for $55.99 (list price $119.99)

Echo Dot (2nd Generation) - Black + Philips Hue White Starter Kit for $105.99 (list price $119.98)

Kindle Voyage Travel Bundle including Kindle Voyage 6" E-Reader, with Special Offers, Amazon Premium Leather Cover, Power Adapter, and free caseable Travel Bag in Khaki/Grey for $304.97 (list price $374.96)

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

PlayStation 4 Slim 500GB Console - Uncharted 4 Bundle for $254.84 (list price $299.99)

Nintendo Pokemon GO Plus Bluetooth Bracelet for $31.49 (list price $34.99)

Sennheiser HD 650 Open Back Professional Headphone for $315.99 (list price $499.95)

Optoma HD142X 1080p 3000 Lumens 3D DLP Home Theater Projector for $547.31 (list price $999.00)

TCL 32S305 32-Inch 720p Roku Smart LED TV (2017 Model) for $169.99 (list price $199.99)

Jensen JTA-222 3-Speed Turntable for $40.99 (list price $41.23)

KITCHEN

Ceramic Knives Set with Block. 6", 5 and 4 Inches White Sharp Zirconium Blades and peeler in Wood Holder. Professional Chef Utensil for Kitchen. Effortlessly Cut and Slice. Antibacterial Knife. FDA for $29.98 (list price $39.90)

25-Piece Kitchen Utensils Set, Cooking Tools & Gadgets, Stainless Steel & Nylon for $31.83 (list price $69.00)

Delonghi ECAM22110B Super Automatic Espresso, Latte and Cappuccino Machine, Black for $647.34 (list price $899.95)

Silicone Oven Mitts with Quilted Cotton Lining - Professional Heat Resistant Potholder Kitchen Gloves - 1 Pair (Black) - Homwe for $11.97 (list price $19.97)

Gerber Graduates Bunch-a-Bowls, 4 count for $3.19 (list price $23.99)

Lipper International 1174 Large Wavy Bowl, Acacia for $29.00 (list price $66.07)

Adjustable Bib Apron with Pockets - Extra Long Ties, Commercial Grade, Unisex - Black/White Pinstripe (33 x 27 Inches) - Homwe for $9.97 (list price $14.97)

ATLIN Tumbler [30 oz. Double Wall Stainless Steel Vacuum Insulation] Travel Mug [Crystal Clear Lid] Water Coffee Cup [Straw Included]For Home,Office,School - Works Great for Ice Drink, Hot Beverage for $12.99 (list price $29.99)

Contigo Kids Autospout Gizmo Water Bottles, 14oz (Cherry Blossom, Persian Green, & Lavender) for $21.00 (list price $34.99)

Moscow Mule Hammered Copper 18 Ounce Drinking Mug, Set of 4 for $24.99 (list price $40.00)

Butter Knife 403 Stainless Steel Food Grade, Butter Spreader and Butter Curler As Magic, Roll The Butter Up and Never Tear Your Toast, Best Butter Grater Innovation. for $14.90 (list price $19.90)

Sushi Set - Sushi Bazooka and Sushi Mat, Kitchen Appliance Machine Rice Roller Making Kit, Cook&LifeShop for $12.83 (list price $30.50)

HOME

Natural Himalayan Hand Carved Salt Lamp with Indian Rosewood Base, Bulb And Dimmer Control, Medium Size, 8-11 lbs, 7.5-10" Height for $19.99 (list price $24.99)

ZEEFO Wood Table Lamp, Retro Solid Wood and Fabric Shade Relax Lighting For Bedroom Bedside Desk Lamp, Contemporary Living Room, Study , Cafe , Baby Room (Rectangle) for $25.99 (list price $69.99)

HOMEIDEAS 19-Inch Coat Hooks SUS304 Stainless Steel Wall Mounted Coat Rack Towel Hook Rail with 7 Heavy Duty Hooks,Brushed Nickel for $17.59 (list price $50.00)

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)

AmazonBasics 4-Shelf Shelving Unit - Chrome for $43.23 (list price $49.99)

Frigidaire FFRE0833S1 8,000 BTU 115V Window-Mounted Mini-Compact Air Conditioner with Temperature-Sensing Remote Control for $239.00 (list price $299.99)

Vicks Vicks Vul520w Filter-free Cool Mist Humidifier, Mini for $27.50 (list price $41.83)

Kids Carpet Playmat Rug City Life - Great For Playing With Cars And Toys - Play, Learn And Have Fun Safely - Children Baby Play Mat, For Bedroom PlayRoom Game Safe Area for $22.99 (list price $54.99)

OK to Wake! Alarm Clock & Night-Light for $22.79 (list price $39.95)

Tvilum Diana Coffee Table in White Oak for $122.82 (list price $200.21)

Baxton Studio Sorrento Mid-Century Retro Modern Fabric Upholstered Wooden Lounge Chair, Grey for $135.47 (list price $285.00)

HEALTH AND BEAUTY 

Gardinesca Beard Oil for $5.99 (list price $31.99)

TRYM PRO Premium Hair Trimming Set – Grooming Kit with Adjustable Cordless Hair, Mustache, Beard and Body Trimmer Plus 7 Trim Attachments for $19.99 (list price $49.99)

Miusco Pure Badger Hair Shaving Brush and Luxury Stand Shaving Set, Black for $19.99 (list price $49.99)

Aveeno Therapeutic Shave Gel To Reduce the Incidence of Razor Bumps, 7 Oz for $3.72 (list price $9.99)

Calily Life Organic Moroccan Argan Oil Shampoo (33.8 Fl.Oz) + Conditioner with Dead Sea Minerals (30.6 fl.oz) , Duo Set, Concentrated Extra-strength Formula – Restores, Enhances, Softens and Shines for $24.95 (list price $39.95)

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

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

Neutrogena Makeup Remover Cleansing Towelettes & Wipes, Refill Pack, 25 Count (pack of 6) for $19.72 (list price $37.14)

NIVEA Men Maximum Hydration 3 in 1 Body Wash 16.9 Fluid Ounce (Pack of 3) for $6.36 (list price $14.97)

Garnier SkinActive Moisture Rescue Face Moisturizer, Dry Skin, 1.7 oz. for $6.62 (list price $8.49)

Chrome Legend by Azzaro For Men. Eau De Toilette Spray 4.2-Ounces for $15.99 (list price $66.00)

Amopé Pedi Perfect Electronic Foot File with Diamond Crystals for $27.99 (list price $44.99)

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

Vandor 69075 PAC-MAN 18 Ounce Tritan Water Bottle, Multicolored for $11.39 (list price $20.00)

Under Armour Unisex UA Hustle Backpack LDWR Black Backpack for $24.20 (list price $32.99)

Exercise Ball - Professional Grade Anti-Burst Yoga Ball, Balance Ball for Pilates, Yoga, Stability Training and Physical Therapy (Silver, 55cm (No Pump)) for $15.95 (list price $23.95)

Best Delta Kite for Kids & Adults - Easy to Fly - Large (60" across) with Long (8.5') Tail Ribbons - Superb Flyer - Vivid Colors - Top Quality Materials - Stunning Design for $24.90 (list price $39.90)

MD Sports Table Tennis Set, Regulation Ping Pong Table with Net, Paddles and Balls (8 Pieces) for $121.01 (list price $199.99)

Mini Bike Pump & Glueless Puncture Repair Kit - Fits Presta & Schrader - 120 PSI - No Valve Changing Needed for $19.98 (list price $38.99)

UShake Bike Lock Cable, 4-Feet Bike Cable Basic Self Coiling Resettable Combination Cable Bike Locks with Complimentary Mounting Bracket, 4 Feet x 1/2 Inch for $12.97 (list price $21.97)

Simple Modern 20oz Ascent Water Bottle - Vacuum Insulated Double-Walled Standard Narrow Mouth 18/8 Stainless Steel Swell Flask with Handle Lid - Powder Coated Hydro Travel Mug - Blush for $18.99 (list price $32.99)

Claritin Children's Chewable Tablet, Grape, 30 Count, 5 mg for $18.53 (list price $28.57)

Allegra Adult 24 Hour Allergy Tablets, 180Mg, 70 Count for $25.18 (list price $42.99)

TOOLS

Bosch CLPK22-120 12-Volt Lithium-Ion 2-Tool Combo Kit (Drill/Driver and Impact Driver) with 2 Batteries, Charger and Case for $129.00 (list price $169.00)

Stanley Powerlock 25ft Tape Rule for $9.99 (list price $9.99)

BOSTITCH BTFP12233 Smart Point 18GA Brad Nailer Kit for $84.00 (list price $99.00)

Kensun AC/DC Rapid Performance Portable Air Compressor Tire Inflator with Digital Display for Home (110V) and Car (12V) - 30 Litres/Min for $69.99 (list price $99.99)

First Alert CO605 Carbon Monoxide Plug-In Alarm with Battery Backup for $17.50 (list price $22.69)

Black & Decker 15557 Drill Bit Set, 10-Piece for $3.88 (list price $7.59)

Armor All 2.5 Gallon, 2 Peak HP, Utility Wet/Dry Vacuum, AA255 for $38.79 (list price $49.99)

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

DEWALT DW4856 Metal/Woodcutting Reciprocating Saw Blade Set, 6-Piece for $7.99 (list price $21.23)

Best Choice Products Portable Top Chest Rolling Tool Storage Box Cabinet Sliding Drawers for $124.95 (list price $249.95)

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)

AstroAI Digital Multimeter with Ohm Volt Amp and Diode Test for $13.99 (list price $27.99)

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 $11.89 (list price $20.99)

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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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