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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.

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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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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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