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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 8.

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GADGETS, TOYS, AND MEDIA

Codenames for $14.99 (list price $19.95)

Pandemic Board Game for $21.60 (list price $39.99)

Anker 24W Dual USB Car Charger, PowerDrive 2 for iPhone 7 / 6s / Plus, iPad Pro / Air 2 / mini, Galaxy S7 / S6 / Edge / Plus, Note 5 / 4, LG, Nexus, HTC and More for $9.99 (list price $29.99)

DualShock 4 Wireless Controller for PlayStation 4 - Silver for (list price $64.99)

Anker PowerCore 20100 - Ultra High Capacity Power Bank with 4.8A Output, PowerIQ Technology for iPhone, iPad and Samsung Galaxy and More (Black) for $39.99 (list price $79.99)

Beam Electronics Universal Smartphones Car Air Vent Mount Holder Cradle Compatible with iPhone 7 7 Plus SE 6s 6 Plus 6 5s 5 4s 4 Samsung Galaxy S6 S5 S4 LG Nexus Sony Nokia and More (Black) for $9.99 (list price $29.99)

Samsung Gear VR - Virtual Reality Headset (US Version with Warranty) for $37.99 (list price $49.99)

iPhone Charger, Quntis iPhone Charging Cable, 3 Pack 6ft Apple Certified 8 Pin USB Lightning to USB Cable Cord for iPhone 7 7 Plus 6 6S 6 Plus 5S SE iPod iPad Mini Air Pro and More (White) for $12.99 (list price $59.99)

TaoTronics Bluetooth Receiver / Car Kit, Portable Wireless Audio Adapter 3.5mm Aux Stereo Output (Bluetooth 4.0, A2DP, Built-in Microphone) for Home Audio Music Streaming Sound System for $15.99 (list price $23.99)

Anker SoundCore Bluetooth Speaker with 24-Hour Playtime, 66-Foot Bluetooth Range & Built-in Mic, Dual-Driver Portable Wireless Speaker with Low Harmonic Distortion and Superior Sound - Black for $29.99 (list price $79.99)

ISSIKI Electronics Wireless Earbuds with Case for $26.99 (list price $200.00)

Giant Inflatable Flamingo Pool Float, Swim Raft Floatie Lounger by Captain Floaty for $39.99 (list price $99.99)

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

KITCHEN

Vremi VRM020014N Mixing-Bowls, Multicolor for $17.99 (list price $49.99)

Vremi VRM020033N Baking-Sheets, 6 Piece, Black for $29.99 (list price $49.99)

DEIK Oven Mitts, Non-slip Kitchen Mitts with Heat Resistant up to 464°F, Cooking Gloves Larger and Longer for Baking, Barbecue, Grilling, Black, 1 Pair for $11.49 (list price $39.00)

Portable Silicone Nested Measuring Cups Set - Attachable Measuring Cups And Stackable Spoons - Heat Resistant & BPA Free Silicone tools - 4 pc Expandable Collapsible Cups And 4 piece Swivel Spoons for $8.95 (list price $19.95)

HIC 9-Piece Stackable Espresso Coffee Tea Set, Fine White Porcelain, Set Includes 4 (4-Ounce) Cups with Matching Saucers and Metal Stand, Gift Boxed for $21.49 (list price $49.99)

French Coffee Press (Black) - 34 oz Espresso and Tea Maker with Triple Filters, Stainless Steel Plunger and Heat Resistant Glass - by Utopia Kitchen for $9.99 (list price $39.99)

K-Cup Carousel - Holds 35 K-Cups in Black for $12.99 (list price $29.99)

Rubbermaid No-Slip Silverware Tray Organizer, Large, Black with Grey for $6.94 (list price $14.49)

Royal Stainless Steel Silverware Set Mirror Polished Utensils (20-Piece Flatware Set) for $29.95 (list price $59.99)

Small Bamboo Wood Cutting Board With Juice Grooves Best For Chopping Bread, Meat, and Cheese. Small (12 X 9) You Will Love How This Midori Way Decorative Buffet Tray Looks On Your Kitchen Counter. for $11.00 (list price $32.00)

hOme 6 Quart Slow Cooker Pot - Digital Programmable Slow Cooker Crock - 10 Hour Timer Auto Shut Off and Food Warmer - Oval Slow Cooker Nonstick Removable Crock Stoneware and Stainless Steel Exterior for $28.95 (list price $59.99)

Dash Rapid Egg Cooker, Black for $14.99 (list price $23.79)

HOME

Comfort Linen 300 Thread Count Cotton Dobby Stripe Sheet Set- Assorted Colors/sizes, King - Silver for $17.99 (list price $129.99)

HC Collection Bed Sheets Set, HOTEL LUXURY Platinum Collection 1800 Series Bedding Set, Deep Pockets, Wrinkle & Fade Resistant, Hypoallergenic Sheet & Pillow Case Set (Queen, White) for $21.99 (list price $69.99)

Koogel Storage Box,Toy&Cloth&Book Caddy,Linen Style with Lid,Set of 2,Gray for $15.99 (list price $35.99)

Foremost 340001 Modular 5-in-1 Shelf Cube Storage System, White for $95.26 (list price $192.44)

Rubbermaid Step-On Wastebasket Trash Can, 13-Gallon, Metal-Accent Black, 1843029 for $19.97 (list price $19.97)

Love-KANKEI Wood Picture Photo Frame for Wall Decor 26×29 inch - With 30 Clips & Ajustable Twines - Collage Artworks Prints Multi Pictures Organizer & Hanging Display Frames for $15.99 (list price $25.99)

Paw Prints Keepsake Photo Frame by Better World Pets – Holds 4 x 6 inch Picture – Memorial Clay Imprint Kit – For Dogs and Cats – Perfect for Pet Lovers – Hinged For Desktop for $16.77 (list price $34.99)

MCS 10pc Multi Pack Picture Frame Value Set - Two 8x10 in, Four 5x7 in, Four 4x6 in, Black (65508) for $19.88 (list price $35.04)

Garment Bag, EZOWare Black Foldable Breathable Garment Suit Dress Jacket Coat Dust Cover - Set of 3 for $9.99 (list price $29.99)

L-Fine Mesh Laundry Bags Lingerie bags 6 wash bags (2 Large & 2 Medium & 2 Small) black & white for $7.99 (list price $32.99)

Home- It Mop and Broom Holder, 5 position with 6 hooks garage storage Holds up to 11 Tools, storage solutions for broom holders, garage storage systems broom organizer for garage shelving ideas for $9.99 (list price $23.99)

Modern High Back Leather Executive Office Chair Manager Office Chair PU Leather Boss Chair Reception Conference Chair Swivel Meeting Chair with Curved Lumbar Support for $79.99 (list price $259.00)

Premium Velvet Suit Hangers - 50 Pack - Heavy Duty - Non Slip - Velvet Suit Hangers Black - by Utopia Home for $18.69 (list price $39.99)

HEALTH AND BEAUTY

Gillette Fusion Manual Men’s Razor Blade Refills, 12 Count, Mens Razors / Blades for $33.97 (list price $47.99)

Jerrybox 360 Degree Rotation Adjustable Multi-Function Cosmetic Storage Box, Large (White) for $20.99 (list price $39.99)

Panasonic EH-XC10-N Micro-Foaming Facial Cleansing Brush with Warming Makeup Removal Plate, 20.16 Ounce for $99.99 (list price $129.99)

Crest Complete Whitening Plus Scope Toothpaste - Minty Fresh, Net Wt. 6.2 oz(175 g) (Pack of 3) for $6.92 (list price $8.77)

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

First Aid Only All-purpose First Aid Kit, Soft Case with Zipper, 299-Piece Kit, Large, Color Varies for $13.82 (list price $26.74)

Aquaphor Advanced Therapy Healing Ointment Skin Protectant 14 Ounce Jar for $12.74 (list price $16.89)

Metene Medical Forehead and Ear Thermometer,Infrared Digital Thermometer Suitable For Baby, Infant, Toddler and Adults with FDA and CE approved for $29.99 (list price $79.99)

ALASKA BEAR® Natural silk sleep mask & blindfold, super-smooth eye mask (One Strap) for $9.99 (list price $22.00)

Rubbermaid Reveal Spray Mop Kit for $35.99 (list price $44.99)

InnoGear Aromatherapy Essential Oil Diffuser Portable Ultrasonic Diffusers with Color LED Lights Changing and Waterless Auto Shut-off Function for Home Office Bedroom Room, 100 mL for $14.95 (list price $69.99)

Etekcity Digital Body Weight Bathroom Scale with Step-On Technology, 400 Pounds, Body Tape Measure Included, Elegant Black (White) for $22.89 (list price $69.99)

Sunbeam 756-500 Heating Pad with UltraHeatTechnology for $11.50 (list price $16.50)

OFFICE, SCHOOL, AND CRAFTS

BIC Pencil Xtra Sparkle (colorful barrels), Medium Point (0.7 mm), 24-Count for $4.49 (list price $5.46)

PaperPro inPOWER20 - 3 in 1 Stapler - One Finger, No Effort, Spring Powered Stapler, Blue (1122) for $10.46 (list price $26.49)

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

Colore Premium Art Pencils Pack – 50 Assorted Pencil Set For Coloring Pages & Books – Colored, Watercolor, Drawing, Charcoal and Metallic Color Pencils For Students, Kids & Adults School Supplies for $21.99 (list price $49.99)

US Art Supply 82 Piece Deluxe Art Creativity Set in Wooden Case with BONUS 20 additional pieces - Deluxe Art Set for $29.96 (list price $69.99)

EXPO Low-Odor Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 12-Count for $8.76 (list price $17.99)

Swingline Staples, Standard, 1/4" Length, 210/Strip, 5,000/Box, 10 Box Pack (S7035111) for $17.92 (list price $36.34)

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

Canon MX492 Wireless All-IN-One Small Printer with Mobile or Tablet Printing, Airprint and Google Cloud Print Compatible for $48.29 (list price $49.74)

Texas Instruments TI-30Xa Scientific Calculator for $8.94 (list price $14.04)

Mead Composition Notebook, College Ruled, 100 Sheets, 5 Pack (72930) for $8.99 (list price $20.30)

Thick Classic Notebook with Pen Loop - Lemome A5 Wide Ruled Hardcover Writing Notebook with Pocket + Page Dividers Gifts, Banded, Large, 180 Pages, 8.4 x 5.7 Back to School Supplies for $12.94 (list price $25.99)

OUTDOORS, GARDEN, AND SPORTS

Fruit Infuser Water Bottle - FREE Infusion Recipe eBook & Anti Sweat Sleeve - 32oz - Full Starter Kit - BPA Free Plastic - Insulated - Best for Fruit Infused Water Travel Sport for $14.97 (list price $37.87)

Meyoung Portable Projector Support 1080P 1200 Luminous Efficiency 150" for Outdoor Indoor Movie Night, Support Blu-ray DVD Player, Laptops, Tablets, Smartphones and HD Games (TC80 White) for $84.99 (list price $129.00)

Outdoor Projector Screen - Foldable Portable Outdoor Front Movie Screen, Setup Stand, Transportable Full Set Bag for Camping and Recreational Events,74.4 Inch (16:9) by Vamvo for $69.99 (list price $212.15)

Vremi 9 Piece Garden Tools Set - Gardening Tools with Garden Gloves and Garden Tote - Gardening Gifts Tool Set with Garden Trowel Pruners and More - Vegetable Herb Garden Hand Tools with Storage Tote for $29.99 (list price $69.99)

Beace Weight Lifting Gym Gloves with Anti- Slip Leather Palm for Work Out Exercise Training Fitness and Bodybuilding for Men & Women for $11.99 (list price $20.99)

Expandable Garden Hose - 50 ft. Retractable, Lightweight & Flexible - 8 Pattern Function Watering Nozzle Gardening Spray Included - Enhanced Brass Fitting Connectors - Free Hanger & Storage Holder for $29.29 (list price $49.99)

Fit Board --- The ABS Legs Core Workout Balance Board with a Twist -- Exercise Board Gets You Simply Fit with Total Body Work Out (Orange) for $29.92 (list price $39.99)

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 $15.95 (list price $29.99)

Portable Camping Hammock [3rd Generation] Wolfyok(TM) Multifunctional Lightweight Nylon Parachute Outdoor Hammock for Backpacking, Camping, Travel, Beach, Backyard (Single,Orange/Gray) for $19.99 (list price $39.99)

Wham-O Mini Frisbee Golf Disc Indoor and Outdoor Toy Set for $21.79 (list price $29.99)

Simple Modern Stainless Steel Vacuum Insulated Double-Walled Wave Bottle, 17oz - Winter White for $11.99 (list price $35.00)

ViQing Gear Kinesiology Tape 3-pack - Muscle / Sports / Athletic / Battle Tape for $18.97 (list price $49.95)

YOKIRIN Best Skipping Jump Rope for Endurance Training and Fat Burning - Handles Speed Cable -More Intense Workout than Exercise Weights More Calories than Exercise Treadmills or Step Machines for $8.99 (list price $15.99)

TOOLS

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

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)

Etekcity Unify Made Upgraded Wireless Remote Control Electrical Outlet Switch (H1) for $15.98 (list price $19.98)

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 $7.99 (list price $19.99)

Tonshen 3 Pack Drain Snake Hair Augers 19.6 Inch Drain Clog Cleaning Tool Clog Remover for $5.99 (list price $9.99)

DEWALT DWST17808 TSTAK I Long Handle Toolbox Organizer for $24.47 (list price $42.00)

VICTONY Bluetooth Smart LED Light Bulb Smartphone-Controlled Multicolored Color Changing Lights(V-LED Light Bulb-01) for $26.99 (list price $49.99)

GU10 LED Bulbs 50W Equivalent, SHINE HAI 4000K Neutral White Spotlight Bulb GU10 Base, UL-Listed Led Light Bulbs, 120V, 3 Years Warranty, Pack of 6 for $13.99 (list price $49.99)

Woods 2001WD Outdoor Outlet Timer with Photocell Light Sensor, Weatherproof, 24-Hours Mechanical, Black for $7.97 (list price $17.99)

KEKU High Power LED Headlamp(5000 Lumens MAX) Rechargeable Waterproof HeadLamp Flashlight on the head headlamp with 3 Xm-l T6 4 Modes,Wall Charger and Car Charger for Outdoor Sports for $23.99 (list price $45.99)

Universal Socket,Kusonkey Multi-function 7mm-19mm Universal Sockets Metric Wrench Power Drill Adapter Socket Professional Repair Tools for $9.49 (list price $29.99)

Stanley 018800R Mobile Work Center for $26.39 (list price $42.74)

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 $20.95 (list price $39.99)

Reacher Grabber by VIVE - Rotating Grip - 32" Extra Long Handy Mobility Aid - Reaching Assist Tool for Trash Pick Up, Litter Picker, Garden Nabber, Disabled, Arm Extension for $14.99 (list price $24.99)

BOSTITCH BTFP3KIT 3-Tool and Compressor Combo Kit for $229.99 (list price $530.00)

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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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