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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 5.

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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

Etekcity Digital Food Scale and Multifunction Kitchen Weight Scale with Removable Bowl, 11 lb 5kg for $14.99 (list price $18.99)

Keurig K55 Single Serve Programmable K-Cup Pod Coffee Maker, Black for $71.99 (list price $119.99)

Osaka, 1 Liter Electric Quick Boil Gooseneck Water Kettle for Drip Coffee – Accurate Flow Control And Fully Stainless Steel Interior Tea Kettle - Perfect For Manually Brewed Pour Over Coffee and Tea for $39.99 (list price $79.99)

Copper Baking Sheet Air Fryer - Deluxe Multi-Purpose Copper Crisper Chef Pan Sheet with Non Stick Mesh Grill Crisper Tray - Oven Safe Non-Stick Square Pan Design for $18.99 (list price $49.99)

Etekcity Digital Kitchen Scale Multifunction Food Scale, 11 lb 5 kg, Silver, Stainless Steel (Batteries Included) for $13.98 (list price $39.99)

ISSIKI Cutlery 3 Kitchen Knives Set - Chef Knife 8 inch, Utility Knife 5 inch, Paring Knife 3.5 inch for $35.99 (list price $199.99)

LIFT Certified BPA-Free Reusable Microwavable Meal Prep Containers with Lids, 28-Ounce, 7 Pack (Includes Ebook) for $10.49 (list price $19.99)

Pre Seasoned Cast Iron Skillet (12.5 inch) by Utopia Kitchen for $30.99 (list price $99.99)

Ninja Professional Blender (BL610) for $79.99 (list price $125.99)

Spiralizer 5-Blade Vegetable Slicer, Strongest-and-Heaviest Duty, Best Veggie Pasta & Spaghetti Maker for Low Carb/Paleo/Gluten-Free Meals, With 3 Exclusive Recipe eBooks for $29.99 (list price $49.99)

ThermoPro TP03A Digital Food Cooking Thermometer Instant Read Meat Thermometer for Kitchen BBQ Grill Smoker for $10.99 (list price $29.99)

Fit & Fresh Cool Coolers Slim Lunch Ice Packs - Set of 4 for $7.99 (list price $10.60)

HOME

Premium Foldable Large Laundry Hamper With Laundry Bag - Durable Non-Woven Fabric, Anti-Mold Plastic Board, Extra-Large Size, Space-Saving & Compact Clothes Basket With Metal Handles (Navy Blue) for $23.99 (list price $29.99)

EWEI'S HomeWares Heavy Duty Stainless Steel Clothes Drying Rack, 58 L x 23.5 W -Inch for $37.99 (list price $59.99)

Rowenta DW5080 Focus 1700-Watt Micro Steam Iron Stainless Steel Soleplate with Auto-Off, 400-Hole, Brown for $89.99 (list price $100.00)

Shark Genius Steam Pocket Mop System (S5003D) for $69.99 (list price $119.99)

FURemover Broom with Squeegee made from Natural Rubber, Multi-Surface and Pet Hair Removal, Extends from 3 ft. to 6 ft for $19.57 (list price $52.02)

Frigidaire FFRA0511R1 5, 000 BTU 115V Window-Mounted Mini-Compact Air Conditioner with Mechanical Controls, 15 x 16 x 12 inches for $129.99 (list price $149.99)

Aprilaire 500 Humidifier, 24V Whole House Humidifier w/ Auto Digital Control Bypass Damper .5 Gallons/ hour for $183.69 (list price $267.10)

URPOWER Essential Oil Diffuser, 400ml Wood Grain Cool Mist Humidifiers Ultrasonic Aromatherapy Diffusers with 4 Timer Setting and High or Low Mist Output for Home Bedroom Baby Room Study Yoga (Light) for $36.54 (list price $89.99)

Elegant Home Fashions Neal Collection Mirrored Medicine Cabinet, White for $34.10 (list price $101.25)

Zenna Home 7446SS, Expandable Over-the-Showerhead Caddy, Chrome for $19.99 (list price $34.99)

Etekcity Digital Body Weight Bathroom Scale with Step-On Technology, 400 Pounds, Body Tape Measure Included, Elegant Black for $19.90 (list price $55.00)

Clara Clark Supreme 1500 Collection 4pc Bed Sheet Set - Queen Size, Charcoal Stone Gray for $24.46 (list price $129.99)

Floating Shelves Set of 3 Wall Shelves - Espresso Finish Wooden Shelves - By Saganizer for $15.99 (list price $50.00)

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

AmazonBasics Thermal Laminator for $17.88 (list price $21.99)

Rubbermaid Regeneration Plastic Letter Tray 6 Pack (86028) for $12.79 (list price $15.99)

Rolodex Mesh Collection Drawer Organizer, Black (22131) for $8.84 (list price $13.74)

Rolodex Mesh Collection Stacking Sorter, 5-Section, Black (22141) for $11.10 (list price $13.89)

uni-ball 207 Colors Retractable Gel Pens, Medium Point (0.7mm), Assorted, 8 Count for $7.40 (list price $10.48)

AMIR Bamboo Wood USB Charging Station, Desk Stand Charger, 3 USB Ports, for iPhone 7/7 Plus/6s/6/5s & 38mm/42mm Apple Watch for $18.99 (list price $66.99)

Gelmushta Gel Pens 120 Unique Colors (No Duplicates) Set for Adult Coloring Books Drawing with Case for $18.00 (list price $129.99)

Paper Mate InkJoy 300RT Retractable Ballpoint Pens, Medium Point, Black, 24 Count for $7.96 (list price $14.31)

VicTsing Mouse Pad with Gel Wrist Rest, Non-Slip PU Base Wrist Rest Pad for Gaming Typist Office, Black for $8.49 (list price $12.99)

Sharpie Retractable Permanent Markers, Ultra Fine Point, Black, 12 Count for $14.59 (list price $19.02)

eBoot Plastic Ruler Straight Ruler Plastic Measuring Tool 12 Inches and 6 Inches, Clear, 2 Pieces for $5.99 (list price $8.99)

OUTDOORS, GARDEN, AND SPORTS

Fitbit Charge 2 Heart Rate + Fitness Wristband, Black, Large (US Version) for $129.88 (list price $149.95)

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

Homitt Resistant Band Loop, 4 Piece of Exercise Band and 1 Piece of Yoga Band with Carry Bag for Better Workout for $8.99 (list price $35.99)

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)

Estilo Glass Water Bottles 20 Oz, Stainless Steel Cap with Protective Silicone Sleeve - Set of 4 (Green, Black, Blue, Pink) for $15.29 (list price $16.99)

SHINE HAI Folding Hand Saw, Camping/Pruning Saw with Rugged 7’’ Blades, All Purpose, Best for Tree Pruning, Camping, Hunting, Toolbox and Daily Use with Non-slip Ergonomics Handle Pruning Saws for $8.99 (list price $39.99)

Repel 94101 6-Ounce Sportsmen Max Insect Repellent 40-Percent DEET Pump Spray, Case Pack of 1 for $3.47 (list price $6.99)

MalloMe Marshmallow Roasting Sticks Set of 10 Telescoping Rotating Smores Skewers & Hot Dog Fork 30 Inch Kids Camping Campfire Fire Pit Accessories | FREE Pouch, 10 Bamboo & Marshmallow Sticks Ebook for $14.49 (list price $49.99)

SHINE HAI Soft-touch Micro-Tip Pruning Snip 6'' Gardening Hand Pruning Shear Trimming Scissors with Stainless Steel for $6.99 (list price $39.99)

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)

Natural Chemistry Pool Perfect Plus Phos-Free - 3 Liter Bottle for $34.20 (list price $58.68)

Classic Protein Mixer Shaker Bottle (24-Ounce Bottle) with Twist and Lock Protein Box Storage - Flip Cap and Tapered Spout - by Utopia Home (Green and Black) for $6.99 (list price $19.99)

TOOLS

TOPGREENER TU2154A Smart Ultra High Speed USB Charger Outlet 15 AmpTR Receptacle | Screwless Wall Plates, White for $14.99 (list price $33.99)

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

Home Repair Tool Kit by Tycana | Multi Tool Set, Homeowner Tool Kit, Tool Set | For All Home Repairs | 142 Piece Kit for $11.99 (list price $39.99)

QUANSHENG 16 in 1 Multi-Function Portable Bicycle Repair Tool With 3 pcs Tire Pry Bars Rods for $6.99 (list price $15.99)

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

Cosco Signature 3-Step Stool for $31.71 (list price $33.00)

Philips LED Bulb 16 Pack 60 Watt Equivalent, Soft White (2700K) A19 Non Dimmable, Medium Screw Base for $24.29 (list price $38.99)

Crescent CTK170CMP2 Mechanics Tool Set, 170-Piece for $98.79 (list price $206.13)

Extech MN24-KIT Electrical Test Kit for $19.88 (list price $49.99)

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 $25.99 (list price $69.99)

Angle Measurement Tool, Angle Ruler, Angle-izer Template Tool Multi-Angle Measuring Ruler General Tools for Carpenter for $4.85 (list price $28.99)

RAK Magnetic Wristband (1 Pack) with Strong Magnets for Holding Screws, Nails, Drill Bits - Best Unique Tool Gift for DIY Handyman, Father/Dad, Husband, Boyfriend, Men, Women (Black) for $12.99 (list price $19.99)

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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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