Don't Wait on Tuesday's Best Amazon Deals

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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 29.

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

Yamaha REFACE YC Portable Combo Organ with Vintage Organ Waves and Effects for $369.99 (list price $399.99)

Samsung Gear 360 Real 360° High Resolution VR Camera (US Version with Warranty) for $91.33 (list price $349.99)

APIE Portable Wireless Outdoor Bluetooth Speaker IPX6 Waterproof Dual 10W Drivers, Enhanced Bass, Built in Mic,water Resistant,Beach, Shower & Home for $39.99 (list price $159.99)

GMYLE Matte Rubber Coated Soft Touch Plastic Hard Case Print Frosted for MacBook Air 13 inch (Model: A1369 and A1466) - White Marble Pattern Shell Cover for $12.98 (list price $34.98)

YI Action Camera (US Edition) Lime Green for $69.99 (list price $109.99)

Kano Computer Kit | Make a Computer. Learn To Code for $129.99 (list price $149.99)

Google Wifi system (set of 3) - Router replacement for whole home coverage for $264.00 (list price $299.00)

Digital Voice Recorder by Yemenren, 8GB 3072Kbps Sound Audio Recorder Dictaphone, Double Microphone, Metal Casing, Voice Activated for $29.99 (list price $99.98)

Crosley CR8005A-DS Cruiser Portable 3-Speed Turntable, Disney for $99.00 (list price $109.95)

Arlo Pro Security Camera – Add-on Rechargeable Wire-Free HD Camera with Audio (Base Station not included), Indoor/Outdoor, Night Vision (VMC4030) for $179.99 (list price $189.99)

Roku Streaming Stick (3600R) | Portable HD Streaming Player, Quad-Core Processor, Dual-Band Wi-Fi, Point Anywhere Remote (Certified Refurbished) for $31.99 (list price $49.99)

Roam Universal Premium Bike Phone Mount for Motorcycle - Bike Handlebars, Adjustable, Fits iPhone 6s | 6s Plus, iPhone 7 | 7 Plus, Galaxy S7, S6, S5, Holds Phones Up To 3.5" Wide for $11.98 (list price $29.98)

Anker SoundCore nano Bluetooth Speaker with Big Sound, Super-Portable Wireless Speaker with Built-in Mic for iPhone 7, iPad, Samsung, Nexus, HTC, Laptops and More - Gray for $24.88 (list price $24.88)

Anker Astro E1 5200mAh Candy bar-Sized Ultra Compact Portable Charger (External Battery Power Bank) with High-Speed Charging PowerIQ Technology (Blue) for $19.99 (list price $49.99)

Samsung Chromebook 3, 11.6", 4GB RAM, 16GB eMMC, Chromebook (XE500C13-K04US) for $169.00 (list price $189.99)

KITCHEN

Marquis by Waterford Vim and Vigor Bar Tool Set, Gold for $63.97 (list price $89.00)

chéri d'amour Cute Fish Measuring Cups & Spoons Set – Stackable Animal Set for Kids & Adults Measures Dry and Liquid Ingredients Kitchen Gadget for Baking Cooking, BPA Free Dishwasher Safe for $7.28 (list price $25.99)

BZY 14oz Glass Tea Cup with a Lid & Strainer , Portable Cute Cat Tail Heat Resistant Mugs ,Free with a Coasters for $15.99 (list price $39.90)

[10-Piece Set] Royal Air-Tight Food Storage Container Set - Durable Plastic - BPA Free - Clear Plastic with Black Lids for $64.97 (list price $99.99)

Totally Bamboo Double Salt Box, 100% Bamboo Container w/ Lid For Secured Storage; Two Compartment Multi Functional Wooden Salt Box great for Storing Spices, Herbs, Seasoning & MORE! Designed in USA for $23.89 (list price $30.00)

Hamilton Beach 49980A Single Serve Coffee Brewer and Full Pot Coffee Maker, 2-Way for $49.00 (list price $89.50)

MAIRICO Ultra Sharp Premium Heavy Duty Kitchen Shears and Multi Purpose Scissors for $12.95 (list price $35.99)

JavaPresse Coffee Company Manual Coffee Grinder for $23.99 (list price $59.99)

DineAsia 3D Skull Flexible Silicone Ice Cube Mold Tray, Makes Four Giant Skulls, Round Ice Cube Maker, Black for $12.99 (list price $19.99)

Onion Chopper Pro Vegetable Chopper by Müeller - Strongest - NO MORE TEARS 30% Heavier Duty Multi Vegetable-Fruit-Cheese-Onion Chopper-Dicer-Kitchen Cutter for $19.99 (list price $39.97)

Bentgo Kids Childrens Lunch Box - Bento-styled Lunch Solution Offers Durable, Leak-proof, On-the-go Meal and Snack Packing (Blue) for $27.99 (list price $39.99)

Lodge Cast Iron Skillet, 12-inch for $17.39 (list price $37.00)

Biobu [by Ekobo] 8 oz Bambino Cup Set in Gift Box, Lagoon/Mandarin/Rose/Lime for $17.99 (list price $20.00)

HOME

South Shore 39" Mobby Loft Bed with Stairs, Twin, Morgan Cherry for $476.77 (list price $541.99)

Crystal Allies Pack of 2 Natural Pink Himalayan Salt Tea Light Candle Holders with Authentic Crystal Allies Info Card for $12.99 (list price $34.95)

Honey-Can-Do HMP-03770 Bamboo Laundry Hamper with Natural Liner, 16 by 13 by 25-Inch for $24.33 (list price $44.82)

T4U 2.5 Inch Ceramic Flowing glaze solid Gray Base Serial Open Mouth Shape succulent Plant Pot/Cactus Plant Pot Flower Pot/Container/Planter for $6.93 (list price $13.86)

WOLTU Shoe Rack 8-Tiers 24 Pairs Tower Shelves Storage Organizer Stand Cabinet Easy to Assemble ACSR1005blk for $23.99 (list price $46.99)

Umbra Pillar Accessory Organizer for $20.62 (list price $25.00)

Clorox Disinfecting Wipes Value Pack, Fresh Scent and Citrus Blend, 225 Count for $9.97 (list price $11.97)

WOYBR CHR-JY-VMO WL+E Bent Wood, Woven Fabric, Vintage Mod Chair for $125.99 (list price $124.64)

Full Circle Stretch Counter Scrubbers, Set of 4 for $4.99 (list price $7.27)

Buff Pro Multi-Surface Microfiber Towel – 12 Pack| Premium Cleaning Cloths | Dust, Scrub, Clean, Polish, Absorb | Large 16"x16" (Blue) for $13.80 (list price $19.98)

Globe Electric Vintage Edison 1-Light Plug-In Mini Pendant, White Cord, Brushed Steel Socket, In-Line On/Off Rocker Switch, 12592 for $15.44 (list price $18.99)

Paddywax Candles Apothecary Collection Jar Candle, 8-Ounce, Tobacco and Patchouli for $17.01 (list price $20.00)

Zober Premium Quality Space Saving Velvet Hangers Strong and Durable Hold Up To 10 Lbs - 360 Degree Chrome Swivel Hook - Ultra Thin Non Slip Suit Hangers, Black - 50 pack for $22.95 (list price $39.99)

Botanica Bud Vase Trio for $47.95 (list price $54.95)

Collapsible Storage Bin Basket [3-Pack] EZOWare Foldable Canvas Fabric Tweed Storage Cube Bin Set With Handles - Brown / Gray For Home Office Closet for $19.99 (list price $49.99)

OFFICE, SCHOOL, AND CRAFTS

Prismacolor Premier Double-Ended Art Markers, Fine and Chisel Tip, 72-Count for $128.97 (list price $268.00)

Sharpie Oil-Based Paint Markers, Medium Point, Assorted Fashion Colors, 5-Count for $11.51 (list price $20.00)

KINGFOM™ Wooden Struction Leather Multi-function Desk Stationery Organizer Storage Box Pen/Pencil ,Cell phone, Business Name Cards Remote Control Holder Colors (S-Brown) for $13.99 (list price $33.78)

YAMAZAKI home Tower Desk Bar, Black for $25.79 (list price $30.00)

NIKKY HOME Shabby Chic Wave and Spot Perpetual Desk Calendar Wood Blocks 6.9 x 3.5 x 4.5 Inches, Black for $18.99 (list price $23.99)

Satechi Aluminum USB Headphone Stand Holder with Three USB 3.0 Ports and 3.5mm AUX port - Suitable For All Headphone Sizes (Silver) for $34.99 (list price $39.99)

Pro Art 18-Piece Sketch/Draw Pencil Set for $6.26 (list price $9.95)

Arteza Sketch Book, 9X12" (68lb/100g, 100 Sheets, 2 Pack) for $20.99 (list price $63.99)

Tomons Wood Swing Arm Desk Lamp, Designer Table Lamp, Reading Lights, Study Lamp, Work Lamp, Office Lamp, Bedside Nightstand Lamp - Black for $29.99 (list price $39.99)

Castle Art Supplies Acrylic Paint Set for Beginners, Students or Artists, 12 x 12 millilitre Tubes, Vivid Colors for $9.99 (list price $22.99)

Mead Spiral Notebook, 1 Subject, 70 College Ruled Sheets, Assorted Colors, 6 PACK (73065) for $10.50 (list price $14.19)

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

AmazonBasics Hanging File Folders - Letter Size (25 Pack) - Green for $7.69 (list price $8.99)

BIC Round Stic Xtra Life Ball Pen, Medium Point (1.0 mm), Black, 36-Count for $3.79 (list price $10.25)

Oxford Heavy Weight Index Cards, 3" x 5", Ruled, White, 100/Pack (63500) for $5.64 (list price $8.84)

HEALTH AND BEAUTY

Bevel Trimmer for $189.00 (list price $199.95)

B.I.G. Natural Pre Shave Oil, 60 ml for $12.95 (list price $25.00)

TheraFlow Dual Foot Massager Roller (Large) - Relieve Plantar Fasciitis, Heel, Foot Arch Pain - Stress Relief - Detailed Instructions Included - Acupressure/ Reflexology Tool - Perfect Gift for $17.95 (list price $49.99)

Dead Sea Mud Mask & Free Face Brush - HUGE 9.3oz - Clears Acne - Anti-Aging - Exfoliate Skin - Moisturize - Aloe Vera Juice - Jojoba - Sunflower - Hickory Bark Extract - Calendula Oil - Shea Butter for $17.95 (list price $39.99)

Gentleman Jon Complete Wet Shave Kit | Includes 6 Items: One Safety Razor, One Badger Hair Brush, One Alum Block, One Shave Soap, One Stainless Steel Bowl and Five Razor Blades for $55.00 (list price $75.00)

Oral-B Black Pro 1000 Power Rechargeable Electric Toothbrush Powered by Braun for $39.99 (list price $69.99)

Art Naturals Organic Moroccan Argan Oil Shampoo and Conditioner Set (2 x 16 Oz) - Sulfate Free - Volumizing & Moisturizing, Gentle on Curly & Color Treated Hair,For Men & Women Infused with Keratin for $26.13 (list price $49.99)

Panasonic ER-GN30-K Nose Ear & Hair Trimmer, Wet/Dry for $9.99 (list price $14.99)

Revlon 1875W Infrared Hair Dryer for Faster Drying & Maximum Shine for $16.19 (list price $29.99)

Dukes Daily Age-Defying Facial Moisturizer Cream 4oz - Anti-Aging Lotion - Day/Night Face Wash Fuel for Men – All Organic for $19.99 (list price $45.00)

MUST HAVE Prophet and Tools Beard Oil and Beard Comb Kit! Unscented All-In-One Leave-in Conditioner, Softener, Shine and Faster Beard Growth - 0% Alcohol, Vegan and Nuts-Free for $13.98 (list price $19.99)

OUTDOORS, GARDEN, AND SPORTS

MiiR Insulated Growler Bottle, Blue, 64-Ounce for $43.76 (list price $54.95)

Salton SP1503 Electric S'More Maker, Stainless Steel for $45.99 (list price $49.99)

BigMouth Inc Ice Cream Sandwich Pool Float for $19.99 (list price $39.99)

Gonicc 8" Professional Premium Titanium Bypass Pruning Shears (GPPS-1003), Hand Pruners, Garden Clippers. for $18.95 (list price $39.99)

BalanceFrom GoYoga All-Purpose 1/2-Inch Extra Thick High Density Anti-Tear Exercise Yoga Mat with Carrying Strap for $17.95 (list price $19.95)

YETI Rambler 20 oz Stainless Steel Vacuum Insulated Tumbler with Lid for $15.99 (list price $29.99)

HYSEAS Water Resistant All Purpose, Extra Large Outdoor Blanket, 73 by 80-Inch for (list price )

Coleman Oversized Quad Chair with Cooler for $24.95 (list price $36.99)

Coleman Road Trip Propane Portable Grill LXE for $124.36 (list price $189.99)

Penn Championship Regular Duty Tennis Balls, 12 Can Case, 36 Balls (Packaging May Vary) for $39.99 (list price $52.05)

Coleman QuickPump for $17.83 (list price $24.99 )

TOOLS

Bosch GLM 35 Laser Measure, 120-Feet for $69.00 (list price $79.99)

Epica Digital Emergency Solar Hand Crank AM/FM/NOAA Radio, Flashlight, Smartphone Charger with NOAA Certified Weather Alert & Cable-ONE CABLE DOES ALL for $21.95 (list price $39.95)

Klein Tools 5139L 12-1/2-Inch Top-Grain Leather Zipper Bag,Tan for $30.40 (list price $39.14)

Carhartt Legacy Tool Bag 14-Inch, Carhartt Brown for $46.10 (list price $54.99)

GE 12-Feet Indoor Extension Cord with Tamper Guard, White, 51954 for $4.97 (list price $7.99)

SZHOWORLD® Portable Brass Screw Lock D-shape Key Holder Creative EDC Keychain tool for $8.99 (list price $29.99)

Armor All 2.5 Gallon, 2 Peak HP, Utility Wet/Dry Vacuum, AA255 for $38.79 (list price $49.99)

Black & Decker 71-912 Drill and Screw Bit Set, 45-Piece for $7.88 (list price $13.64)

DEWALT DW4856 Metal/Woodcutting Reciprocating Saw Blade Set, 6-Piece for $9.99 (list price $21.23)

Gerber Suspension Multi-Plier [22-01471] for $24.49 (list price $26.84)

This Stunning Tiny ‘Cliff’ House on Amazon Costs $105,000 (and Up)

Q-haus, Amazon
Q-haus, Amazon

Tiny houses are cheaper, simpler, and definitely more portable than full-sized homes, and thanks to online retailers, they're easier to purchase. On Amazon, you can shop for pre-fabricated tiny houses in between adding toilet paper and bed sheets to your cart. One of the latest minimalist structures Amazon has sold is a "Cliff" house with a few luxurious amenities you won't find in many conventional homes.

For $105,000, the third-party seller Q-haus will ship you its Cliff model in two ready-to-assemble modules, according to Southern Living. The 774-square-foot house is modular and can have two to three bedrooms and one to two bathrooms. The bathrooms—which are where many tiny homes cut corners—are spacious enough to house either a bath tub or a sauna. The space also boasts built-in furniture, smart-home technology, an outdoor terrace, and tall windows for letting in lots of natural light.

The Cliff is definitely cheaper than most brick-and-mortar homes on the market, but as Realtor.com warns, the Amazon price tag may be deceiving. Unless you're a skilled professional, you'll likely need to hire contractors to put the components of the home together for you. Add that to the cost of the land and the concrete foundation for the home's footprint and you're looking at a bill that's much larger than the $105,000 you'd pay up front.

Tiny homes may also seem like a good option if you're looking for new place to live immediately. But transitioning to tiny house life is rarely as easy as putting together a structure and calling it home. Zoning laws, insurance, and storage are all factors tiny home owners need to contend with before moving into their new abode.

Q-haus's Cliff design sold out shortly after it hit Amazon, and there's no indication of when or if it will be back in stock. But if you still have your heart set on downsizing your lifestyle, there are plenty of tiny dwellings available on Amazon for much cheaper prices.

[h/t Southern Living]

This Convenient, Comfortable Travel Pillow Doesn’t Wrap Around Your Neck

Manuel-F-O/iStock via Getty Images
Manuel-F-O/iStock via Getty Images

If an angry bit of airplane turbulence has recently whammed your forehead into the window, you probably have the bruises to prove that sleeping on the go can be a dangerous game. Though neck pillows can offer some security, not everyone’s a fan—some people can’t sleep totally upright, some don’t think it provides enough support, and others simply don’t like the feeling of a plush toilet seat curled around their necks.

For those people, there’s the Ostrich Pillow Mini, a tiny, oblong pillow into which you slip your hand, forearm, or elbow, depending on what’s most comfortable for you. It will stay in place and protect your head from airplane turbulence in a way that no balled-up, threadbare hoodie ever could, but it’s not just for those lucky winners (or purchasers) of window seats. You can use the pillow wherever you might be inclined to rest your head on top of your arms, including plane or train trays, piles of library books, and office desks. One Amazon customer even used the pillows as elbow pads to protect himself from unforgivingly hard arm rests.

Ostrich pillow mini
Amazon

Since the Ostrich Pillow Mini essentially works as an extension of your arm, you don’t have to stay stone-still while you sleep. As Travel + Leisure’s Claudia Fisher puts it, “Sometimes, I even wake up from a nap to discover I’ve shifted in my sleep but brought my little arm pillow with me to support my head in its new spot.”

In addition to its main opening, the pillow has two other holes. One is a small, finger-sized opening through which you slide your thumb if you’re keeping the pillow on your hand. The other is a larger hole at the other end, through which you slide your hand if you want the pillow to stay on your forearm or elbow.

Ostrich pillow mini
Amazon

It’s compact enough that you can easily fit it into your carry-on bag, backpack, or briefcase, and understated enough that you can power nap in public without drawing attention to yourself. The outer layer is light gray, and the inner layer comes in Midnight Grey, Blue Reef, or Sleepy Blue. You can order it for $35 from Amazon.

Check out some other ways to make flying more comfortable here.

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