You'll Want to See Tuesday'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 12.

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Samsung Level U Pro Bluetooth Wireless In-ear Headphones with Microphone and UHQ Audio, Bronze for $49.99 (list price $99.99)

Phiaton BT 100 NC Wireless and Active Noise Cancelling Neck Band Style Earphones with Mic for $82.77 (list price $119.00)

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)

Accell Powramid 6 Outlet Surge Protector with 2x USB Charging Ports, UL Listed, 2.1A USB Output, 6ft Cord, Black for $30.46 (list price $34.99)

Spigen Ultra Hybrid iPhone 7 Plus Case with Air Cushion Technology and Hybrid Drop Protection for iPhone 7 Plus 2016 - Black for $11.99 (list price $24.99)

Speck Products Presidio Grip Cell Phone Case for iPhone 7 Plus, 6S Plus/6 Plus - Black/Black for $18.48 (list price $44.95)

Apple Leather Case for iPhone 7 - Black for $30.02 (list price $45.00)

DOSS Touch Wireless Bluetooth V4.0 Portable Speaker with HD Sound and Bass (Black) for $33.99 (list price $89.99)

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

Voltec 05-00106 12/3 SJTW Outdoor Extension Cord with E-Zee Lock and Lighted End, 50-Foot, Yellow w/Blue for $44.77 (list price $58.20)

Mackie CR Series CR3 - 3" Creative Reference Multimedia Monitors (Pair) for $79.99 (list price $85.25)

iPhone Cable,AOFU Lightning Cable 4Pcks 3FT 6FT 6FT 10FT to USB Syncing and Charging Cable Data Nylon Braided Cord Charger for iPhone 7/7 Plus/6/6 Plus/6s/6s Plus/5/5s/5c/SE and more (Silver&White) for $14.88 (list price $24.99)


Hamilton Beach Programmable Bread Machine, 2-Pound Bread Maker with Gluten-Free Setting (29882) for $46.99 (list price $79.99)

Presto 04820 PopLite Hot Air Popper for $24.07 (list price $29.99)

Willow & Everett Electric Gooseneck Kettle for Pour Over Coffee and Tea - 1L Electric Teapot Drip Kettle - Stainless Steel Coffee Kettle and Electric Tea Pot for $37.99 (list price $99.99)

Crock-Pot 6-Quart Programmable Cook & Carry Slow Cooker with Digital Timer, Stainless Steel , SCCPVL610-S for $49.50 (list price $59.99)

Mercer Culinary Hell's Handle 4-Inch x 9-Inch Large Fish Turner/Spatula for $31.29 (list price $55.99)

Herb Scissors, X-Chef Kitchen Scissors 5 Blades Stainless Steel with Clean Comb Cover Fast and Easy Clean for $8.99 (list price $19.99)

Waring (WSB33X) 7" Light-Duty Quik Stik Immersion Blender for $75.26 (list price $152.27)

Krierah - Dinosaur Soup Ladle - Green Nylon 6oz Per Scoop. The Dino Ladle - Not Nessie for $9.98 (list price $12.98)

Joseph Joseph NSR016SW Chop2Pot Foldable Plastic Cutting Board 15-inch x 8.75-inch Chopping Board Kitchen Prep Mat with Non-Slip Feet 4-inch Handle Dishwasher Safe, Small, Red for $10.99 (list price $16.00)

GDEALER Kitchen Scale 22lb/10kg Digital Kitchen Food Scale, Tempered Glass Surface Touch Screen, High Precision, Tare, White Backlit Display, Smart Weigh for $12.99 (list price $29.99)

Spiralizer 5-Blade Vegetable Slicer, Strongest-and-Heaviest Duty, Best Veggie Pasta & Spaghetti Maker for Low Carb/Paleo/Gluten-Free Meals, With 3 Exclusive Recipe eBooks for $29.99 (list price $49.99)

Riedel Veritas Cabernet/Merlot Glass, Set of 2 for $39.50 (list price $69.00)

Nostalgia ICMP400BLUE 4-Quart Electric Ice Cream Maker with Easy Carry Handle for $29.99 (list price $44.99)


Bedside Storage Organizer/ Beside Caddy / Table cabinet Storage Organizer for tablet Magazine Phone Remotes - All Within Arms Reach (Coffee) for $7.90 (list price $15.98)

Deconovo Room Darkening Thermal Insulated Blackout Grommet Window Curtain for Living Room, Black,42x63-inch,1 Panel for $8.99 (list price $29.99)

6 Pack (3 Medium & 3 Large) - HOPDAY Delicates Mesh Laundry Bag, Bra Lingerie Drying Wash Bag ( Black & White) with Zipper for $8.19 (list price $19.99)

Turkish Luxury Hotel & Spa 16"x30" Hand Towel Set of 6 Turkish Cotton - Organic Eco-Friendly (Hand Towels, White) for $23.05 (list price $37.99)

Brightech Maxwell LED Shelf Floor Lamp - Shade Diffused Light Source with Open Box Display Shelves - Modern Mood Standing Lamp for Bedroom or Living Room – Includes LED Bulb - Classic Black for $69.99 (list price $100.00)

Attmu Mesh Shower Caddy, Quick Dry Shower Tote Bag Oxford Hanging Toiletry and Bath Organizer with 8 Storage Compartments for Shampoo, Conditioner, Soap and Other Bathroom Accessories, Black for $9.99 (list price $19.99)

Zenna Home 7446SS, Expandable Over-the-Showerhead Caddy, Chrome for $19.99 (list price $34.99)

Homiak Canvas Fabric Foldable Organizer Storage Basket with Handle, Collapsible and Convenient for Nursery and Babies Room (Green Cactus) for $7.99 (list price $14.00)

AmazonBasics Heather Jersey Sheet Set - Twin, Light Gray for $32.55 (list price $34.99)

2-Tier Shoe Rack Organizer Storage Bench - Holds 12 Pairs - Organize Your Closet Cabinet or Entryway - Easy to Assemble - No Tools Required for $19.99 (list price $49.99)

Brightech - Emma Tripod Floor Lamp - Classic Design for Contemporary or Traditional Living Rooms - Soft Ambient Lighting - White Shade for (list price )


Jelly Comb 2.4G Slim Wireless Mouse with Nano Receiver Less Noise, Portable Mobile Optical Mice for Notebook, PC, Laptop, Computer, Macbook - White and Gold for $9.95 (list price $19.99)

YAMAZAKI home Silicone Animal Card-Holder, Blue/Armadillo for $15.46 (list price $23.76)

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 $12.99 (list price $34.98)

Acrylic Pencil and Pen Holder, HBlife Gold Desktop Stationery Organizer Modern Design Office Desk Accessory for $9.99 (list price $16.99)

Uni-Ball Jetstream Retractable Ball Point Pens,0.7mm, Black Ink, 3-Count for $7.30 (list price $10.49)

Sharpie Clear View Highlighters, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 4-Count for $7.83 (list price $9.78)

Mead Composition Notebook, College Ruled, 100 Sheets, 5 Pack (72930) for $5.73 (list price $20.30)

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)


Activated Charcoal Scrub 10 oz. - For Deep Cleansing & Exfoliation - Pore Minimizer & Reduces Wrinkles, Acne Scars, Blackhead Remover & Anti Cellulite Treatment - Great Body Scrub & Facial Cleanser for $13.49 (list price $27.50)

Neutrogena Hydro Boost Eye Gel-Cream, 0.5 Fl. Oz for $11.44 (list price $18.98)

Silk18 Natural Hair Conditioner Argan Oil Sulfate Free Treatment for Dry and Damaged Hair Silk Amino Acids Jojoba & Keratin All Hair Types Women & Men & Teens Safe for Color Treated Hair for $11.55 (list price $24.99)

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)


TRX Training – Suspension Trainer Basic Kit + Door Anchor, Complete Full Body Workouts for Home and on the Road for $149.95 (list price $189.95)

Soma Glass Water Bottle – Eco-Friendly Alternative to Bottled Water – BPA Free 17oz – Stay Hydrated – Wide Mouth – Shatter-Resistant Borosilicate Glass (Eggplant) for $27.29 (list price $39.99)

Reehut 1/2-Inch Extra Thick High Density NBR Exercise Yoga Mat for Pilates, Fitness & Workout w/ Carrying Strap (Red) for $21.99 (list price $39.99)

Fit Simplify Resistance Loop Exercise Bands Set of 5 with Instruction Guide, Carry Bag, eBook and Online Workout Videos for $11.95 (list price $44.98)

Water Resistant Cell Phone Armband: 5.2 Inch Case for iPhone 7, 6, 6S, SE, 5, 5C, 5S, and Galaxy S5, Google Pixel - Adjustable Reflective Velcro Workout Band, Key Holder & Screen Protector for $9.98 (list price $29.99)

Nathan SpeedDraw Plus Insulated Flask, Estate Blue, One Size for $26.67 (list price $35.00)

Aqua Quest Kona Pouch Running Belt - Water Resistant - Black for $22.55 (list price $33.95)

LE Headlamp LED, 4 Modes Headlight, Battery Powered Helmet Light for Camping, Running, Hiking and Reading, 3 AAA Batteries Included for $7.99 (list price $18.95)

Everlast PowerCore Freestanding Heavy Bag for $88.93 (list price $129.99)

Rawlings Renegade Series Pro Mesh Back Glove, Black, 12", Worn on Left Hand for $37.49 (list price $44.40)

Fitbit Flex 2, Black (US Version) for $59.95 (list price $99.95)


Bosch CLPK22-120 12-Volt Lithium-Ion 2-Tool Combo Kit (Drill/Driver and Impact Driver) with 2 Batteries, Charger and Case for $129.00 (list price $169.00)

Channellock 8WCB WideAzz Adjustable Wrench with Code Blue Grips, 1-1/2-Inch Opening- 8-Inch Overall Length for $22.26 (list price $29.96)

Louisville Ladder FE3228 Fiberglass Extension Ladder 300-Pound Capacity, 28-Feet for $328.37 (list price $360.90)

ProSensor 710 Franklin Sensors ProSensor 710 Precision Stud Finder Yellow for $51.95 (list price $74.95)

EverSaw FOLDING HAND SAW All Purpose, Wood, Bone, PVC. Best for Tree Pruning, Camping, Hunting, Toolbox. Rugged 8" Blade, Solid Grip, for $17.76 (list price $27.99)

HICO HET-205 2.0-Amp 6 Inch Random Orbital Palm Sander with Cloth Dust Bag for $26.99 (list price $49.99)

Stanley TRE550Z Electric Staple/Brad Nail Gun for $29.99 (list price $44.78)

Stanley 55-102 24-inch FatMax Wrecking Bar for $13.46 (list price $19.47)

Wooster Brush R017-9 Sherlock Roller Frame, 9-Inch for $6.98 (list price $11.54)

Cartman Orange 39-Piece Tool Set - General Household Hand Tool Kit with Plastic Toolbox Storage Case for $16.99 (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.

Find it: Amazon

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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