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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 7.

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

Garmin Nuvi 2589LMT GPS (Certified Refurbished) for $98.95 (list price $199.99)

AmazonBasics Micro Bluetooth Speaker - White for $11.15 (list price $19.99)

AmazonBasics Shockproof and Waterproof Bluetooth Wireless Speaker for $16.49 (list price $34.99)

GAMDIAS HERMES Lite Mechanical Gaming Combo with N-key Rollover Keyboard & 4000 DPI Mouse (GKC1002) for $50.12 (list price $69.99)

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

ASUS Chromebook C300SA Compact 13.3 Inch (Intel Celeron, 4GB, 16GB eMMC, Black) for $197.95 (list price $229.00)

TP-Link AC1200 Wireless Wi-Fi Dual Band Fast Ethernet Router (Archer C50) for $39.99 (list price $49.99)

SanDisk iXpand Flash Drive 64GB for iPhone and iPad, Black/Silver, (SDIX30N-064G-GN6NN) for $51.16 (list price $79.99)

Nikon D3400 24.2 MP DSLR Camera with 18-55mm VR Lens Kit 1571B (Black) - (Certified Refurbished) for $379.00 (list price $646.95)

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

iPhone 7 Case, Caseology [Skyfall Series] Transparent Clear Slim Scratch Resistant Protective Cover Air Space Technology [Rose Gold] for Apple iPhone 7 (2016) for $13.99 (list price $24.99)

Samsung Gear S2 Smartwatch - Silver for $179.99 (list price $259.99)

KITCHEN 

Pre Seasoned Cast Iron Skillet (12.5 inch) by Utopia Kitchen for $22.94 (list price $99.99)

SKYROKU 6.6lb/3kg Digital Kitchen Food Scale Multifunction Pocket Scale with LCD Display (Silver) for $5.69 (list price $14.99)

HQY Best Rabbit Wine Opener Corkscrew With An Extra Corkscrew Worm/Spiral, Luxury Golden for $23.83 (list price $99.99)

COSORI Slow Cooker with Programmable Cook, Digital Timer, Stainless Steel Oval Shaped, 6.5 Quart for $39.99 (list price $109.99)

Baking Sheet Set Nonstick, 3-Piece by Boxiki Kitchen | Non-Stick Steel Commercial Bakers Sheet Pans | Cookie Baking Molds With Silicone Handles for $38.96 (list price $59.99)

Colander Set - 2 Collapsible Colanders (Strainers) Set By Comfify - Includes 2 Folding Strainers Sizes 8" - 2 Quart and 9.5" - 3 Quart Blue and Grey for $12.99 (list price $29.99)

Glass Carafe with Drip-Free Lid by Comfify - 60 oz Glass Carafe for Chilled Beverages w/ Stainless Steel Lid, Perfect Pitcher for Iced Tea, Juices, Cold Water, Iced Coffee, Sangria and More for $20.49 (list price $39.99)

Cuisinart ICE-21 1.5 Quart Frozen Yogurt-Ice Cream Maker (White) for $49.16 (list price $110.00)

Beasea 3-Cavity Silicone Ice Pop Molds Funny Popsicle Mold Ice Cream Mould, DIY Candy Chocolate Soap Jelly Moulds Tray with 50 Wooden Sticks for $12.99 (list price $21.99)

Yzakka 750W Travel Foldable Electric Kettle Tea- Dual Voltage - Dry Protection, Overheat Protection & Convenient Storage Outdoor Camping Teapot (Blue) for $42.49 (list price $54.99)

24-Piece Kids Baking Set by Boxiki Kitchen | Muffin Pan, 6 Silicone Cupcake Liners, 10 Cookie Cutters, Spatula, Egg Whisk, Mini Measuring Cup and 4 Measuring Spoons for $16.74 (list price $34.00)

FoodSaver Dragonn Automatic Vacuum Sealer Fresh Food Sealing System with Starter Bags Included for $64.99 (list price $120.00)

HOME

Safavieh Hudson Shag Collection SGH281C Navy and Ivory Area Rug, 9 feet by 12 feet (9' x 12') for $363.10 (list price $891.00)

Thirstystone Round White Marble/Gold Edged Coasters (Set of 4), Multicolor for $18.99 (list price $25.00)

Framed Art Print, 'Le Chien (The Dog)' by Pablo Picasso: Outer Size 15 x 13" for $79.00 (list price $99.95)

Umbra Aquala Bamboo Bathtub Caddy, Natural for $34.99 (list price $38.67)

Design House 519736 Ajax 3 Light Vanity Light, Bronze for $68.47 (list price $101.99)

Elementary EVA Shower Curtain 70Wx72L for $17.99 (list price $30.00)

Organize It All Metro 4-Tier Shelf for $25.72 (list price $60.84)

Organize It All Shelf with Towel Rack for $14.88 (list price $25.00)

6 Piece 1500 Thread Count Egyptian Quality Deep Pocket Bed Sheet Set - 2 EXTRA PILLOW CASES, GREAT VALUE - Queen, Gray for $20.50 (list price $31.00)

Homelegance 3228-12 Bookcase Shelves, Brown/Black for $199.67 (list price $269.00)

LINKWELL 18"x18" Shabby Chic Blue Plane Airplane Design Draft Drawings Burlap Cushion Covers Pillow Case (CC1150) for $12.99 (list price $24.99)

BOON Knitted Tweed Throw Couch Cover Blanket, 50" x 60", Jo Joba Yellow for $33.25 (list price $41.25)

HEALTH AND BEAUTY 

Baebody Eye Gel for Dark Circles, Puffiness, Wrinkles and Bags. - The Most Effective Anti-Aging Eye Gel for Under and Around Eyes - 1.7 fl oz for $23.95 (list price $55.00)

Mrs. Meyer's Clean Day Liquid Hand Soap, Lemon Verbena, 12.5 fl oz for $3.29 (list price $6.92)

Chandrika Bath and Body Ayurvedic Bar Soap (Pack of 10) (75gm / 2.64 oz) for $10.43 (list price $12.99)

Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Dry-Touch Sunscreen, Broad Spectrum Spf 45, 3 Fl. Oz., Pack Of 2 for $11.99 (list price $14.99)

Claire-ity Skincare 25% Vitamin C Serum with Hyaluronic Acid and Vitamin E, Best Organic Anti-Aging Serum for Face and Eye Treatment (1 fl. oz) for $15.74 (list price $29.99)

Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser, For all skin types, 16-Ounce Bottles (Pack of 2) for $15.18 (list price $27.98)

Electric Toothbrush, Oral-B Pro 7000 SmartSeries Black Electronic Power Rechargeable Toothbrush with Bluetooth Connectivity Powered by Braun for $129.96 (list price $219.99)

Arm & Hammer Advance White Extreme Whitening Baking Soda and Peroxide Toothpaste, 6 Ounce, Twin Pack for $5.99 (list price $8.49)

Wahl Elite Pro High Performance Haircut Kit #79602 for $39.97 (list price $82.99)

OFFICE, SCHOOL, AND CRAFTS

Westcott 8" Straight Titanium Bonded Scissors, Grey/Yellow, 2 Pack for $6.30 (list price $14.77)

JanSport Unisex High Stakes Multi Agate Skies Backpack for $33.60 (list price $37.00)

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

OnUpgo Chalkboard Labels - 90 Premium Reusable Chalkboard Stickers with 3MM White Chalk Marker for Labeling Jars, Parties, Craft Rooms, Weddings and Organize Your Home & Kitchen for $7.99 (list price $19.99)

Etyhf 20 Pack Wooden Rulers Student Rulers Wood School Rulers Measuring Ruler Office Rulers,2 Scale,30 cm and 12 Inch for $11.99 (list price $18.99)

AmazonBasics 3-Ring Binder, 1 Inch - 4-Pack (White) for $7.99 (list price $9.99)

Sharpie Permanent Markers, Fine Point, Black, 12 Count for $5.39 (list price $7.65)

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

Westcott 12" TrimAir Titanium Wood Guillotine Paper Trimmer with Anti-Microbial Protection for $30.38 (list price $37.97)

eBoot 2 Sheet Neon Index Tabs Flags Sticky Note for Page Marker, 200 Pieces for $5.87 (list price $10.87)

OUTDOORS, GARDEN, AND SPORTS

LED Camping Lantern Flashlights Camping Equipment - Great for Emergency, Tent Light, Backpacking, 4 Pack Gift Set for $16.99 (list price $69.99)

G4Free Outdoor Camping pan Hiking Cookware Backpacking Cooking Picnic Bowl Pot Pan Set 4 Piece Camping Cookware Mess Kit(4 PCS-Green) for $18.99 (list price $35.99)

Pacific Breeze Easy Up Beach Tent for $69.99 (list price $99.99)

4ucycling Raincoat Easy Carry Wind Rain Jacket Poncho Coat Outdoor,Black one Size,Updated Version for $13.59 (list price $39.99)

eBags Crew Cooler II (Blue Yonder) for $34.99 (list price $49.99)

ProDive Dry Top Snorkel Set with Tempered Glass Diving Mask, Watertight and Anti-Fog Lens and Waterproof Gear Bag for $29.99 (list price $39.99)

RapidCycle GRAND-20sp Shimano Tiagra Aluminum Road Bike (700CC, 53CM Frame) for $609.60 (list price $762.00)

Wind tor Blue Camping Envelope Sleeping Bags with Compression Bag Lightweight Traveling Hiking for $26.99 (list price $49.99)

OMID Snorkel Mask, Detachable Ornamental Pieces Liquid Silicone Double-skirt and Strap Dive Masks for Snorkeling & Scuba Diving for $17.99 (list price $59.99)

TOOLS

INTEY Multi Plier Stainless Steel 11 in 1 Multitool Knife Foldable Needlenose Pliers With Carry Case for $16.29 (list price $39.99)

Waxed Canvas Heavy Duty Shop Apron With Pockets Adjustable up to XXL for Men and Women - Texas Canvas Wares for $33.95 (list price $54.95)

Tacklife WM01 Classic Wood Moisture Meter with LCD to Measure the Percentage of Water in Firewood,Furniture, Floor, Cordwood and Trees,Range 0~99.9% for $16.97 (list price $39.99)

Syntus 60 in 1 Precision Screwdriver Set with 56 Bit Magnetic Screwdriver Kit Electronics Repair Tool Kit for iPhone, Tablet, Macbook, Xbox, Cellphone, PC, Game Console, Yellow for $13.99 (list price $28.99)

Vastar 102 Piece Home Repair Tool Kit, General Household Tool Kit for Home Maintenance with Plastic Toolbox Storage Case for $42.49 (list price $108.99)

Bodyguard Tire Pressure Gauge 100PSI - Large 2" Dial for Readability - Heavy Duty Air Pressure Tire Gauge Best for Car, Motorcycle,Bicycle,SUV - 5 Free Valve Caps for $14.89 (list price $58.99)

Porter Cable PXCMF220VW 20-Gallon Portable Air Compressor for $289.99 (list price $349.99)

Stanley Powerlock 25ft Tape Rule for $9.98 (list price $20.80)

Etekcity Lasergrip 1080 Non-contact Digital Laser Infrared Thermometer Temperature Gun -58℉~1022℉ (-50℃~550℃), Yellow and Black for $17.68 (list price $45.99)

Bosch Bare-Tool JSH180B 18-Volt Lithium-Ion Jig Saw for $99.00 (list price $155.99)

Black & Decker BDERO100 Random Orbit Sander, 5-Inch for $24.99 (list price $26.99)

Homak HA01024152 24Drawer Parts Organizer, Black for $36.57 (list price $48.19)

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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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