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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 9.

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

GoPro HERO5 Session for $279.00 (list price $299.99)

MagicFiber Microfiber Cleaning Cloths, 6 PACK for $8.99 (list price $12.99)

Logitech Harmony 650 Infrared All in One Remote Control, Universal Remote, Programmable Remote (Silver) for $44.00 (list price $90.60)

TCL 55P607 55-Inch 4K Ultra HD Roku Smart LED TV (2017 Model) for $679.99 (list price $799.99)

DBPOWER T20 1500 Lumens LCD Mini Projector, Multimedia Home Theater Video Projector Support 1080P HDMI USB SD Card VGA AV for Home Cinema TV Laptop Game iPhone Andriod Smartphone with Free HDMI Cable for $99.49 (list price $109.98)

Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker Sharkk 2O IP67 Bluetooth Speaker Outdoor Pool Beach and Shower Portable Wireless Speaker for $59.99 (list price $79.99)

Certified Refurbished Amazon Echo for $129.99 (list price $164.99)

Bose SoundLink Mini Bluetooth Speaker II (Carbon) for $179.00 (list price $199.00)

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

SoundPEATS Bluetooth Headphones Wireless Earbuds Magnetic Bluetooth Earbuds Sweatproof APTX Stereo Bluetooth Earphones with Mic for Sports(V4.1, 6 Hours Play Time, Secure Fit Design, Noise cancelling) for $21.99 (list price $49.99)

ASUS ZenWatch 3 WI503Q-GL-DB 1.39-inch AMOLED Smart Watch with dark brown leather strap for $209.00 (list price $229.00)

CardNinja Ultra-slim Self Adhesive Credit Card Wallet for Smartphones, Black for $6.95 (list price $12.99)

KITCHEN

Bodum Coffee Maker, Pour Over Coffee Maker with Permanent Filter, Black Band, 34 Ounce for $22.72 (list price $30.00)

Mr. Coffee 2-Quart Iced Tea Maker for Loose or Bagged Tea, Blue for $19.99 (list price $24.99)

MatchaDNA Handheld Electric Milk Frother (Silver Handheld) for $6.93 (list price $17.99)

JB Chef Culinary Micro Butane Torch | Refillable Cooking Kitchen Blow Torch With Safety Lock & Adjustable Flame | For Pastries, Desserts, Crème Brûlée, Brazing, Soldering, Camping, Welding & More for $22.99 (list price $49.99)

Ipow Stainless Steel Fine Tea Mesh Strainer Colander Sieve with Handle for Kitchen Food Rice Vegetable,set of 3 for $10.95 (list price $22.00)

Pyrex 8 Piece Smart Essentials Bowl Set, Clear for $19.88 (list price $24.99)

Checkered Chef Cooling Rack Baking Rack. Stainless Steel Oven and Dishwasher Safe. Fits Half Sheet Cookie Pan for $11.95 (list price $19.95)

Pastry Brush Silicone, X-Chef BBQ Brushes Basting Brush Set Heat Resistant for Kitchen Grilling Camping Dishwasher Safe (Set of 4) for $7.95 (list price $22.99)

John Boos R03 Maple Wood Edge Grain Reversible Cutting Board, 20 Inches x 15 Inches x 1.5 Inches for $59.36 (list price $77.36)

Ball Mason 4oz Quilted Jelly Jars with Lids and Bands, Set of 12 for $9.29 (list price $12.99)

Oster CKSTRC61K-TECO Titanium Infused 6 Cup Rice & Grain Cooker with Steam Tray, Medium/One Size, Silver/Black for $26.49 (list price $35.99)

JoyJolt Savor Double Wall Insulated glasses Espresso Mugs Set of 2, 5.4-Ounces for $15.99 (list price $29.95)

Samsung MS11K3000AS 1.1 cu. ft. Countertop Microwave Oven with Sensor and Ceramic Enamel Interior, Silver Sand for $97.99 (list price $149.99)

ZYLISS Easy Pull Food Chopper and Manual Food Processor - Vegetable Slicer and Dicer - Hand Held for $21.80 (list price $29.99)

HOME

Lifeholder Table Lamp, Bedside Nightstand Lamp, Simple Desk Lamp, Fabric Wooden Table Lamp for Bedroom Living Room Office Study, Cylinder for $24.89 (list price $49.99)

Rubbermaid Commercial BRUTE Food Storage Tote with Lid, 14-Gallon, Gray, FG9S3000GRAY for $19.11 (list price $34.20)

Wall Mounted Black Metal Scrollwork Design Cosmetics Storage Shelf w/ 25 Necklace Hanging Hooks - MyGift for $18.50 (list price $24.50)

LEGO Movie Emmet Kids Minifigure Light Up Alarm Clock | orange/blue | plastic | 9.5 inches tall | LCD display | boy girl | official for $23.99 (list price $29.99)

Round Wall Mirror Mounted Assorted Sizes ,1 large 10" , 3 Medium 7" , 3 Small 4" ,Set of 7 for $12.99 (list price $17.99)

Altra Owen Retro End Table, Sonoma Oak/Gunmetal Gray for $32.46 (list price $64.00)

Merry Pet MPS002 Wood Room with a View Pet House for $74.99 (list price $119.64)

Designer Wicker Laundry Hamper with Divided Interior and Laundry Basket Bags - Espresso Water Hyacinth Hamper with Lid, Includes Two Removable Laundry Liners and Delicates Mesh Laundry Bag for $99.99 (list price $179.99)

Bekith 3pc Acrylic Cotton Ball and Swab Holder for $11.97 (list price $29.99)

Vdomus Non-slip Microfiber Shag Bathroom Mat, 20 x 32-Inches, Dark Gray for $12.48 (list price $38.98)

SONGMICS Faux Leather Folding Storage Ottoman Cube Foot Rest Stool Seat 14 7/8" Brown ULSF10B for $19.99 (list price $31.86)

Beckham Hotel Collection Luxury Soft Brushed 2100 Series Microfiber Duvet Cover Set - Hypoallergenic - Full/Queen - White for $28.99 (list price $69.99)

HEALTHY AND BEAUTY

H2O Plus Sea Greens Conditioner, 12.2 Ounce for $18.59 (list price $20.00)

Purell Advanced Instant Hand Sanitizer with Aloe, 8 oz. Pump Bottle (Pack of 2) for $6.59 (list price $11.28)

Peter Thomas Roth Cucumber De-Tox, Hydra-Gel Eye Patches for $29.44 (list price $48.00)

Kiss My Face Sunscreen Sensitive Side 3 in 1 with Oat Protein Complex, SPF 30 Sunblock, 4 oz Tube for $10.20 (list price $19.43)

Cetaphil Dermacontrol Moisturizer SPF 30, 4 Fluid Ounce for $13.99 (list price $19.99)

Majestic Pure Teeth Whitening Activated Charcoal Powder - Natural Teeth Whitener with Coconut Charcoal, 4 oz for $11.95 (list price $29.95)

Waterpik Cordless Freedom Water Flosser, Black for $39.99 (list price $44.99)

Braun Series 7 790cc Cordless Electric Foil Shaver for Men with Clean and Charge Station - Packaging May Vary for $174.06 (list price $289.99)

Philips Norelco Bodygroom Series 7100, BG2040 for $59.95 (list price $69.99)

Gillette Series 3X Action Shave Gel, Sensitive, 7 Ounce (Pack of 6) for $11.16 (list price $23.94)

Gotofine LED Lighted Vanity Mirror / Natural Bright Light Makeup Mirror with adjustable 3.5 Inches 10x Magnification Spot Mirror, Movable & Two Power Supply Mode (White) for $29.99 (list price $49.99)

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)

OFFICE, SCHOOL, AND CRAFTS

Zodaca [Deluxe Acrylic Design] Mini Desk Stapler, 15 Sheets Capacity, Clear/Rose Gold for $12.99 (list price $19.99)

Brother P-touch PTD600 PC Connectible Label Maker with Color Display for $59.99 (list price $85.00)

Sharpie PEEL-OFF Marker China, China Marker Bullet, 12 Pack, Black (2089) for $7.05 (list price $9.24)

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

Modway Articulate Black Mesh Office Chair for $118.79 (list price $349.00)

Brother MFCJ4620DW Wireless Color Compact A3 Inkjet Photo Printer with Scanner, Copier and Fax, Amazon Dash Replenishment Enabled for $119.99 (list price $153.74)

Standing Desk-55" Crank Steel Adjustable Sit to Stand Up Desk in Black by DEVAISE for $259.99 (list price $459.99)

Royce Leather Zip Around Writing Padfolio, Burgandy for $156.00 (list price $225.00)

Samsill Large Size Writing Notebook, Hardbound Cover, 7.5 Inch x 10 Inch, 120 Ruled Sheets (240 Pages), Black (Diary, Journal) for $11.49 (list price $14.49)

Pilot FriXion Clicker Retractable Erasable Gel Pens, Fine Point, Assorted Color Inks, 7-Pack (31472) for $10.65 (list price $20.73)

Epson Value Photo Paper Glossy, 4"x6", 100 Sheets (S400034) for $4.74 (list price $9.49)

X-ACTO SchoolPro Classroom Electric Pencil Sharpener, Heavy Duty, Blue/Grey for $21.94 (list price $29.98)

OUTDOORS, GARDEN, AND SPORTS

ECOOPRO Warm Weather Sleeping Bag - Outdoor Camping, Backpacking & Hiking - Fit for Kids, Teens and Adults - Spring, Summer & Fall - Lightweight, Waterproof & Compact Dark Blue for $24.99 (list price $46.99)

Vokul VK3 Y-Bar Pro Stunt Scooter -White for $55.90 (list price $129.90)

Ventura Universal Bicycle Carrier Rack for $17.99 (list price $19.99)

OMorc Diving Snorkel Set - 180 Degree Panoramic Wider View Diving Mask and Dry Top Snorkel, Anti-Fog and No-Leaking Scuba Mask, Snorkel with Food-Grade Silicone Mouthpiece for $21.99 (list price $79.99)

FEM0R Ultralight Inflating Travel / Camping Pillow - Compact, Inflatable, Comfortable, Aeros Neck Protective Ergonomic Pillow for $10.15 (list price $19.99)

Mountaintop 60L Water-resistant Hiking Backpack/Trekking Bag Backpacking/Climbing Backpack/camping Backpack/Travel Backpack for Mountaineering with Rain Cover-1651II Green for $43.29 (list price $50.99)

JustGet 4pcs Collapsible Cups Travel Silicone Camping Mug with Lid for Hiking Picnic Retractable for $12.99 (list price $29.99)

Bonmixc 16 in 1 Multifunction Bicycle Tool Kit, Suitable for Bicycle Maintenance, Home and Kitchen, and Other Outdoor Activities for $13.59 (list price $26.99)

AQGOODLIFE First Aid Kit Lightweight Medical Emergency Kit with 45 Pieces for Home,Car,Survival,Camping,Sports and Outdoors for $11.88 (list price $13.20)

Bormart Instant Pop Up Tents, 3- 4 Person Automatic Hydraulic Family Tents, Waterproof Backpacking Tents for Outdoor Sports Camping Hiking Ultralight with Zippered Door and Carrying Bag (dark green) for $42.78 (list price $66.98)

Repel Windproof Travel Umbrella with Teflon Coating for $21.95 (list price $27.95)

Outmate 6 pcs Aluminum D-ring Locking Carabiner Light but Strong for $7.99 (list price $19.99)

TOOLS

Rain Bird P2A Water Pressure Test Gauge, 3/4" Female Hose Thread, 0-200 PSI for $8.28 (list price $10.19)

CH Hanson 03040 Magnetic Stud Finder for $7.68 (list price $10.86)

Damaged Screw Extractor Set - Remover Set by Aisxle - Easily Remove Stripped or Damaged Screws - Set of 4 Stripped Screw Removers for $11.88 (list price $39.99)

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

DEWALT DWE6411K 1/4 Sheet Palm Grip Sander Kit for $49.00 (list price $54.00)

SKIL 3410-02 10-Inch Table Saw with Folding Stand for $217.99 (list price $387.03)

Kreg KHC-PREMIUM Face Clamp for $19.97 (list price $21.99)

Bosch CLPK420-181 18V 4-Tool Combo Kit, Blue for $285.00 (list price $549.00)

LEPOWER Clip on Light / Clip on Lamp/ Light Color Changeable/ Night Light Clip on for Desk, Bed Headboard and Computers (Silver) for $16.99 (list price $39.99)

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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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