Don't Miss Out on Monday's Best Amazon Deals


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, September 11.

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iphone Cable, Pecosso Lightning Cable : 3 Pack (10ft/6ft/3ft) Lightning to USB Fast Charging Cable, Nylon Braided Sync Cord Combination for iPhone 7/7plus/6s/6s plus/6/5s/iPad/iPod/Beats Pill - Black for $6.49 (list price $35.99)

SanDisk Cruzer Glide CZ60 32GB USB 2.0 Flash Drive (SDCZ60-032G-B35) for $11.41 (list price $17.99)

KMASHI 10000mAh Portable Power Bank with Dual USB Ports 3.1A Output and 2A Input - Black for $13.99 (list price $29.99)

VicTsing Bluetooth FM Transmitter, Wireless In-Car Radio Transmitter Adapter /w USB Car Charger AUX Input 1.44 Inch Display TF Card Slot - Black for $17.99 (list price $39.99)

SoundPEATS Bluetooth Headphones In Ear Wireless Earbuds 4.1 Magnetic Sweatproof Stereo Bluetooth Earphones for Sports With Mic (Upgraded 8 Hours Play Time, Secure Fit, Noise Cancelling) - Q12 Black for $25.99 (list price $49.99)

TaoTronics Bluetooth Headphones, Sweatproof Wireless In Ear Earbuds, Sports Magnetic Earphones with Built in Mic (IPX5 Splash Proof Rating, aptX Stereo, Up to 7 Hours of Talk Time, Ceramic Antenna) for $33.99 (list price $69.99)

Smartphone Flexible Tripod iKross Compact Tripod Stand Mount Holder with Adapters For Smartphone, iPhone / Digital Camera / GoPro Hero All Version for $14.99 (list price $59.99)

Apple watch band, 42mm Marge Plus Genuine Leather iwatch strap Replacement Band with Stainless Metal Clasp for apple watch Series 2, Series 1, Sport, Edition, Brown for $10.99 (list price $69.99)

Adjustable Cell Phone Stand, Lamicall iPhone Stand : [UPDATE VERSION] Cradle, Dock, Holder For Switch, iPhone 7 6 6s Plus 5 5s 5c charging, Accessories Desk, all Android Smartphone - Black for $11.99 (list price $49.99)

Quirky PCORP-GY01 Cordies Pop Wire and Cable Organizer, Grey for $9.81 (list price $14.95)

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

APIE Portable Wireless Outdoor Bluetooth Speaker IPX6 Waterproof Dual 10W Drivers, Enhanced Bass, Built in Mic,water Resistant,Beach, Shower & Home for $29.99 (list price $159.00)


Oster TSSTTRJBG1 Jelly Bean 2-Slice Toaster, Grey for $31.81 (list price $34.99)

1byone Digital Kitchen Scale Precise Cooking Scale and Baking Scale, Multifunction with Range From 0.04oz (1g) to 11lbs, Elegant Black for $9.99 (list price $23.99)

Imarku BBQ Grill & Baking Mats, Durable , Heat Resistant, Set of 10 Non-Stick Grilling Accessories for $12.99 (list price $49.99)

Star Wars Death Star Waffle Maker for $39.40 (list price $65.25)

Fred PIZZA PEDDLER Monkey Unicycle Pizza Wheel for $12.67 (list price $15.70)

Silicone Oven Mitts with Quilted Cotton Lining - Professional Heat Resistant Potholder Kitchen Gloves - 1 Pair (Black) - Homwe for $10.97 (list price $19.97)

Danslesbls Heavy Duty Nonstick Silicone Kitchen Serving Tongs, 2 Pack 9 Inch and 12 Inch Heat Resistant Locking Food Tong with Silicone Tips (Red) for $11.99 (list price $19.99)

Utopia Kitchen Premium Class Stainless-Steel 12 Knife Set with Acrylic Stand for $41.99 (list price $299.91)

ThermoPro TP03A Digital Food Cooking Thermometer Instant Read Meat Thermometer for Kitchen BBQ Grill Smoker for $10.34 (list price $29.99)

Rubbermaid Easy Find Lids Food Storage Container, 42-Piece Set, Red for $17.89 (list price $23.38)

Multi-Purpose Kitchen Shears Heavy Duty Utility Scissors with Sharp Blades for $5.95 (list price $26.95)

Cuisinart DBM-8 Supreme Grind Automatic Burr Mill for $42.49 (list price $44.99)

1Easylife 18/8 Stainless Steel Measuring Spoons, Set of 6 for Measuring Dry and Liquid Ingredients for $8.99 (list price $19.99)

Kitchen Gizmo Snap 'N Strain Strainer, Clip On Silicone Colander, Fits all Pots and Bowls - Lime Green for $13.99 (list price $19.99)


VIVOSUN 203 CFM 4" Inline Duct Fan with 4" Carbon Filter Odor Control with Australia Virgin Charcoal for $99.95 (list price $119.95)

Bare Decor EZ-Floor Interlocking Flooring Tiles in Solid Teak Wood Oiled Finish (Set of 10), Long 9 Slat for $79.99 (list price $129.99)

Warmoor 40 Photo Clips String Lights 16.4 feet, Indoor/Outdoor, USB Powered for Home/Party/Christmas Decor for $14.99 (list price $38.99)

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)

Mr. Clean 440436 Turbo Plunger and Bowl Brush Caddy Set for $13.19 (list price $20.24)

HC Collection Bed Sheet & Pillowcase Set HOTEL LUXURY 1800 Series Egyptian Quality Bedding Collection! Deep Pocket, Wrinkle & Fade Resistant,Luxurious,Comfortable,Extremely Durable(King, Grey) for $24.99 (list price $69.99)

O-Cedar EasyWring Microfiber Spin Mop and Bucket Floor Cleaning System for $33.88 (list price $44.99)

Innotech Digital Bathroom Scale with Easy-to-Read Backlit LCD for $22.99 (list price $69.99)

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)

Twone White Cloud Magnetic Wall Key Holder - Easy to Mount - Powerful Magnets Keep Keychains and Loose Keys Securely in Place for $7.98 (list price $9.98)

SONGMICS Update 6-Shelf Hanging Closet Organizer Accessory Storage Shelves Light Brown URCH08K for $13.99 (list price $16.23)

Green Air Purifiers Green Air Deluxe 3 Plate HEPA and Carbon Filter Alpine Air Purifier Ozone Generator for $339.99 (list price $699.00)

Soap dispenser, Touchless Stainless Steel Automatic Soap Dispenser, IR Infrared Motion Sensor Hand Free Dish Soap for Kitchen and Bathroom for $26.99 (list price $71.99)


MagniViz Magnifying Glass with Light and Stand - Handheld or Hands Free LED Lighted Magnifier (3x) - Bonus Cloth - the Handiest Household Item Ever - Useful for Hobbies, Crafts, Coins, Seniors & More for $9.99 (list price $19.99)

Soucolor 120 Coloring Gel Pens Set, 60 Colored Pens Plus 60 Ink Refills, Perfect for Adult Coloring Books, Scrapbooking, Drawing, Doodle, Craft and Kids Projects for $11.99 (list price $49.99)

eBoot 12 Inches Plastic Ruler Straight Ruler Plastic Measuring Tool for Student School Office, Clear, 2 Pack for $5.99 (list price $8.99)

Arteza Real Brush Pens - 24-Colors - Watercolor Markers - (Set of 24) for $21.99 (list price $66.99)

Officemate Heavy Duty Magnets, Assorted Sizes and Colors, 30 per Tub (92501) for $9.78 (list price $15.79)

Kikkerland Magnetic Hourglass for $18.00 (list price $22.50)

Satechi F1 Smart Monitor Stand with Four USB Ports and Headphone / Microphone Extension Ports (White) for $29.99 (list price $39.99)

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 in for $14.94 (list price $25.99)

SimpleHouseware 6 Trays Desktop Document Letter Tray Organizer, Black for $24.87 (list price $29.99)

Rolodex Mesh Collection Drawer Organizer, Black (22131) for $11.60 (list price $13.74)


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

BS-MALL(TM) Premium 14 Pcs Synthetic Foundation Powder Concealers Eye Shadows Silver Black Makeup Brush Sets(Rose Golden) for $10.99 (list price $35.99)

Mudder Silicone Cosmetic Containers Cream Jar with Sealed Lids, 3 Pieces (20 ml) for $8.99 (list price $14.99)

2017 ASAKUKI Premium Touch Sensitive, Essential Oil Diffuser, 300ML-5 In 1 Ultrasonic Aromatherapy Fragrant Oil Vaporizer , Purifies and Humidifies The Air, Auto-Off Safety Switch, 7 LED Light Colors for $25.99 (list price $99.99)

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

Natural Teeth Whitening Charcoal Powder - Made in USA - with Organic Coconut Activated Charcoal for Stronger Healthy Whiter Teeth. No need for Strips, Kits or Gel. for $21.97 (list price $34.99)

ArtNaturals Aromatherapy Top 8 Essential Oils, 100% Pure of The Highest Quality, Peppermint/Tee Tree/Rosemary/Orange/Lemongrass/Lavender/Eucalyptus/Frankincense, Therapeutic Grade for $17.95 (list price $32.95)

CCS Blackhead Remover Pimple Extractor with Instructions for Acne Comedone Whitehead Blemish Zit Removal Tool Kit for $6.97 (list price $59.97)

Bath Bombs Set, TASEYAR Set of 6 Bubble Bath Bomb Toys Bath Fizzes 4OZ Tennis Size for Dry Skin (Sweet Orange,Peppermint,Rose,Lemon,Lavender,Eucalyptus) for $15.99 (list price $42.99)

Art Naturals Organic Argan Oil Hair Loss Shampoo for Hair Regrowth 16 Oz - Sulfate Free - Best Treatment for Hair Loss, Thinning & - Growth Product For Men & Women - Infused with Biotin - 2016 for $26.93 (list price $39.99)

Colgate Max Fresh Wisp Disposable Travel Toothbrush, Peppermint - 24 Count for $3.42 (list price $7.99)


Solar Lights Outdoor Motion Sensor, iThird 21 LED 330LM Solar Powered Security Lights for Yard Patio Garage Waterproof 3 Modes Super Bright(Warm White) for $26.99 (list price $59.99)

Hills and Rocks Outdoors Portable Camping Hammock - Double Outdoor Nylon Portable Hammock for Camping (Red - Dark Blue) for $20.99 (list price $79.99)

4ucycling Raincoat Easy Carry Wind Rain Jacket Poncho Coat Outdoor,Black one Size,Updated Version for $15.99 (list price $39.99)

Hiker Hunger 100% Carbon Fiber Trekking Poles – Ultralight & Collapsible with Quick Flip-Lock, Cork Grips, & Tungsten Tips for $69.97 (list price $130.00)

Stanley Adventure Stacking Vacuum Pint, Stainless Steel, 16 oz for $9.99 (list price $14.92)

Camelbak Products Chute Water Bottle, Charcoal, 1-Liter for $12.00 (list price $14.00)

Teaker Professional Outdoor Survival Kit,10 in 1 Professional Emergency Survival Kits Tools with Fire Starter Whistle Survival Knife Flashlight Tactical Pen etc For Outdoor Travel Hike Field Camp for $21.99 (list price $43.98)

Tapirus Extendable Marshmallow Roasting 4 Camping Sticks | Durable Stainless Steel Equipment BBQ Skewers With Insulated Handles | Telescopic Campfire Forks Utensils For Smores, Hot Dogs & Shish Kebabs for $13.95 (list price $25.99)

TOTU Windproof Umbrellas Auto Open Close Folding Golf Strong Durable Compact Travel Umbrella Reinforced Ribs 60 MPH Windproof Canopy and Slip-Proof Handle, Portable Lightweight Easy Carrying Black for $14.99 (list price $49.99)

BV Bicycle Light Set Super Bright 5 LED Headlight, 3 LED Taillight, Quick-Release for $8.79 (list price $20.00)

Coleman 2-Person Sundome Tent, Green for $43.93 (list price $63.99)

Survival Kit - Survival GRENADE Emergency Key Chain Survival Kit - Paracord Grenade Survival Kit with 8+ Tools + Fire Starter & Eye Knife (Black) for $7.49 (list price $12.95)


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)

Universal Socket,Kusonkey Multi-function 7mm-19mm Universal Sockets Metric Wrench Power Drill Adapter Socket Professional Repair Tools for $9.49 (list price $49.99)

DEWALT DW4856 Metal/Woodcutting Reciprocating Saw Blade Set, 6-Piece for $7.99 (list price $21.23)

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

RAK Magnetic Wristband (1 Pack) with Strong Magnets for Holding Screws, Nails, Drill Bits - Best Unique Tool Gift for DIY Handyman, Father/Dad, Husband, Boyfriend, Men, Women (Black) for $12.99 (list price $19.99)

SE CC4580 MilitaryLensatic/Prismatic Sighting Compass with Pouch for $8.93 (list price $14.95)

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)

RamPro Total Furniture Repair System - 12Pc Scratch Restore & Repair Touch-Up Kit - Felt Tip Markers, Wax Stick Crayons for $8.99 (list price $17.57)

Etekcity Lasergrip 1080 Non-contact Digital Laser Infrared Thermometer Temperature Gun -58℉~1022℉ (-50℃~550℃), Yellow and Black for $20.88 (list price $45.99)

SOAIY Soft Brightness Plug In LED Night Light with Smart Dusk To Dawn On / Off Sensor, Offset Prongs, for Kids Room, Hallway, Bathroom, Stairs, White (5800K), Pack of 8 for $15.99 (list price $19.99)

ORIA Precision Screwdriver Set, 60 in 1 Magnetic Driver Kit with 54 Bits, Professional Electronics Repair Tool Kit for iPhone/ Cell Phone/ iPad/ Tablet/ PC/ MacBook and Other Electronics for $13.99 (list price $29.99)

Smart Shopping
16 Geeky Coasters to Keep Your Coffee Table Safe

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

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.


Build your own coaster with this LEGO-esque design.

Buy on Amazon.

8. STAR TREK; $16.63

Star Trek ship coasters

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

Cover your counter space with the cute face of Rilakkuma.

Buy on Bonanza.


Set of wood burned coasters featuring the crest of each Harry Potter house

All the houses are present in this set of wood coasters.

Buy on Etsy.

12. FALLOUT; $25

fallout coasters

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.


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.


Studio Ghibli Stone Tile Coasters

These coasters feature scenes from the classics My Neighbor Totoro, Princess Mononoke, Spirited Away, and Howl's Moving Castle.

Buy on Etsy.

Smart Shopping
19 Unusual Socks for Snazzy Feet

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


shark socks

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


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


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


These fun socks feature a few constellations, including Ursa Minor and Orion.

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12. DOCTOR WHO; $14.95

Doctor Who Tardis Women's Knee High Socks

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

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


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


Stormtrooper socks

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

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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