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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, September 21.

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GADGETS, TOYS, AND MEDIA

NEXGADGET Detachable Universal Multi-Port USB Charging Station, 24W 4-Port USB Charging Dock for $29.99 (list price $69.99)

Criacr Bluetooth FM Transmitter, Wireless In-Car FM Transmitter Truck Radio Adapter Car Kit, 3.1A Dual USB Charging Port, AUX Port, CVC Noise Reduction, Hands-free Call for iPhone, etc. for $17.99 (list price $56.99)

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

Sony HTCT390 Ultra-slim Sound Bar with Bluetooth for $119.99 (list price $197.98)

1byone Belt Driven Bluetooth Turntable with Built-in Stereo Speaker, Vintage Style Record Player, Vinyl-To-MP3 Recording, Natural Wood for $109.99 (list price $149.99)

TaoTronics Active Noise Cancelling Headphones, Wired Earphones In Ear Corded Earbuds with 15 Hours Playtime and Built-in Microphone (Noise Reduction, Aluminum Alloy Construction, Gold-plated Jack) for $37.99 (list price $45.99)

VicTsing 2.4G Slim Wireless Mouse with Nano Receiver, Noiseless and Silent Click with 1600 DPI for PC, Laptop, Tablet, Computer, and Mac, White and Silver for $7.99 (list price $12.99)

Anker PowerLine II Lightning Cable (3ft), Probably The World's Most Durable Cable, MFi Certified for iPhone X / 8 / 8 Plus / 7 / 7 Plus / 6 / 6 Plus / 5s (White) for $10.00 (list price $19.99)

Smart No Touch Car Phone Mount, Universal Air Vent Phone Holder for iPhone 7 / 7 Plus / 6 / 6s Plus, SE, Samsung Galaxy S6 / S7 / S7 Edge / Note 6 / 7 and Other Smartphones for $14.88 (list price $14.88)

Lightning Cable, Amuoc 3 Pack iPhone Lightning Charger Cable High Speed Nylon Braided Charger Cord for iPhone 7,7 Plus,6S,6S Plus,SE,5S,5,iPad,iPod Nano 7 and More(1x 3.3ft, 1x6.6ft, 1x 10ft ) (White) for $12.99 (list price $19.99)

APIE Portable Wireless Outdoor Bluetooth Speaker IPX6 Waterproof Dual 10W Driversf , Enhanced Bass, Built in Mic,water Resistant,Beach, Shower & Home for $27.99 (list price $159.00)

elago AirPods Hang Case [White] - [Extra Protection][Perfect Fit][Hassle Free][Added Carabiner] - for AirPods Case for $11.99 (list price $12.99)

Sigoma Outdoor Portable ultra Bluetooth Speaker/Shower Speaker with Enhanced Bass sound,and built-in MP3, Built-In Microphone and Micro TF SD Card slot for $24.99 (list price $39.99)

TOP CASE - 2017 & 2016 Macbook Pro 15 Case 2 in 1 Bundle, Rubberized Matte Hard Case + Matching Color Keyboard Cover for MacBook Pro 15-inch A1707 with Touch Bar ( Release 2017 & 2016 ) - Royal Blue for $16.99 (list price $16.99)

KITCHEN

Pie Server, adier-life 2-In-1 Pro Stainless Steel Cake Cutter for Party Food Service for $11.68 (list price $19.00)

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

Cafe Du Chateau 34oz French Press Coffee Maker, 4 Level Filtration System, 304 Grade Stainless Steel, Heat Resistant Borosilicate Glass for $19.95 (list price $27.95)

Spiral Slicer Spiralizer Complete Bundle - Vegetable Spiralizer and Cutter - Zucchini Pasta Noodle Spaghetti Maker for $14.84 (list price $39.99)

12 Square Glass Spice Bottles 4oz Spice Jars with Silver Metal Lids, Shaker Tops, and Labels by SpiceLuxe for $17.85 (list price $20.99)

Equinox Professional Chef's Knife - 8 inch Full Tang Blade - 100% German Steel with Protective Bolster for $10.99 (list price $49.99)

Duxtop Whole-Clad Tri-Ply Stainless Steel Induction Ready Premium Cookware 10-Pc Set for $143.90 (list price $499.99)

The Pineapple Co Pineapple 2 Oz. Shot Glasses by W&P Design, Set of Two, Handmade, Copper (Rose Gold) for (list price )

Glass Meal Prep Containers - Food Storage To Go for Home & Kitchen - Snap On Lids Keep Food Fresh With Airtight Seal - Travel Safe - Dishwasher, Freezer, Microwave Oven - BPA Free (6 Piece) for $19.99 (list price $24.99)

Jecobi Double-Wall Insulated Coffee Mug Glass Tea Espresso Cups Set of 2 - 8.5-Ounce for $17.59 (list price $23.95)

Joseph Joseph 40086 Nest 8 Nesting Bowls Set with Mixing Bowls Measuring Cups Sieve Colander, 8-Piece, Multicolored for $25.49 (list price $49.95)

HOME

BedVoyage Bamboo Knit Travel / Throw Blanket and Zippered Travel Size Pillowcase in Sky Blue, Silky Soft Eco-Luxury, made from 100% Rayon / Viscose from Bamboo for $39.99 (list price $49.99)

Live and Sleep Resort Ultra Twin XL Size 12-Inch Cooling Gel Memory Foam Mattress with Memory Foam Pillow (Twin extra-long) for $289.95 (list price $799.95)

KOHLER K-10282-AK-BN Forte Single-Function Katalyst Showerhead, Vibrant Brushed Nickel for $49.98 (list price $67.70)

Kohler K-37055-BN Alteo Robe Hook, Vibrant Brushed Nickel for $12.89 (list price $22.35)

Earthwise Deluxe Collapsible Reusable Shopping Box Grocery Bag Set with Reinforced Bottom (Set of 2) for $13.97 (list price $13.97)

Kingwillow, Wicker Basket Fruit Basket Bread Tray Storage Basket, Fruit bowl, Round Stackable Basket, Light weight , 2 Pieces. for $19.99 (list price $26.99)

DreamSky Alarm Clock Radio With FM Radio And USB Port For Phone Charger , 1.8 " Large LED Digit Display With Dimmer , Snooze , Sleep Timer , Earphone Jack, DC Powered And Battery Backup . for $24.99 (list price $39.99)

EWEI'S HomeWares WHC1001CD-WH 5 Tier Large Corner Wall Mount Shelf, White for $22.49 (list price $22.49)

Soundproof Thermal Insulated Blackout Curtain - NICETOWN Thermal Insulated Solid Grommet Blackout Drape for Dining room (Single Panel, 42 Inch by 84 Inch, Black) for $13.45 (list price $34.49)

Norcho Non-slip Absorbent Microfiber Bathroom Soft Bath Mat 20 inch by 31 inch Khaki for $28.99 (list price $49.99)

Syntus Himalayan Salt Lamp Natural Crystal Salt Light Glow Hand Carved Night Lights Wall light with UL Listed Plug for Lighting, Decoration and Air Purifying for $12.99 (list price $21.99)

Decorative Wall Mounted Key Holder - Multiple Key Hooks Rack - Hand Cast Aluminum - Modern Theme - Polished Finish - with Screws and Anchors - By Comfify for $14.99 (list price $35.99)

OFFICE, SCHOOL, AND CRAFTS

Fellowes Powershred 60Cs 10-Sheet Cross-Cut Paper and Credit Card Shredder with SafeSense Technology (4606001) for $69.99 (list price $79.99)

VIVA OFFICE Ergonomic Bonded Leather Office Chair with Padded Headrest for $83.99 (list price $239.00)

Day-Timer Refill 2018, Two Page Per Week, January 2018 - December 2018, 3-3/4" x 6-3/4", Loose Leaf, Portable Size, Original (10831-1801) for $12.23 (list price $20.89)

Back to School Supply Kit: Sharpie Highlighters, Paper Mate Pens, EXPO Dry Erase, Elmer’s Glue & More, 31 Count for $9.99 (list price $21.99)

C-Line Wooden Name Badge Holder, 40-Card Capacity, 3.5 x 0.75 x 23.63 Inches, Oak Finish, One Each (98700) for $31.39 (list price $41.16)

Canon imageCLASS LBP6230dw Wireless Laser Printer for $84.99 (list price $98.11)

Dland Laptop Stand Adjustable 31.4" Medium Size Computer Standing Desk Portable Cart Tray Side Table with Wheels for Bed Sofa Hospital Reading Eating, Black for $54.99 (list price $89.00)

Rolodex 23420 Wood Tones Desktop Sorter, Mahogany for $12.08 (list price $15.37)

Swingline 3 Hole Punch, Low Force, 12 Sheets Punch Capacity, SmartTouch (A7074134) for $9.79 (list price $12.71)

eBoot 100 Pieces Mini Envelope Multi Color Cute Lovely (4.5 x 3.15 Inch) for Wedding, Birthday Party Gift Supplies for $10.29 (list price $15.99)

HEALTH AND BEAUTY

100% Natural Arabica Coffee Scrub 12 oz. with Organic Coffee, Coconut and Shea Butter - Best Acne, Anti Cellulite and Stretch Mark treatment, Spider Vein Therapy for Varicose Veins & Eczema for $14.95 (list price $24.95)

Baebody Coconut Milk Body Scrub: With Dead Sea Salt, Almond Oil, and Vitamin E. Natural Exfoliator, Moisturizer Promoting Radiant Skin 12 oz. for $14.95 (list price $39.99)

Wazor Professional Hair Dryer 1875W Negative Ionic Blow Dryer With 2 Speed and 3 Heat Settings Cool Shut Button for $37.99 (list price $159.99)

Blackhead Remover, ENGIVE Blackhead Acne Remover Facial Pore Cleaner Exfoliator Skin Care Skin Cell Activator (Gold) for $28.99 (list price $99.99)

Qivange Makeup Brushes, Professional Foundation Eyeshadow Blending Brushes Set with Brush Holder+ Sponge & Brush Cleaner(Black with Rose Gold, 12pcs) for $14.99 (list price $59.99)

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 $12.95 (list price $24.99)

KEDSUM 300pcs Disposable Lipstick Wands Lip Gloss Applicators Makeup Brushes Tool Kits for $10.99 (list price $22.00)

PHOEBE Curling Iron Brush, 1 Inch Dual Voltage Ceramic Tourmaline Ionic Hot Curler Brush, Professional 3 in 1 Anti-Scald Instant Electric Heating Brush for Long Hair (Blue) for $29.99 (list price $59.99)

ValourGo Leak Proof Silicone Travel Bottles Set TSA Approved (3oz ,4 pack with 2 Free Cosmetic jars) for $14.99 (list price $29.99)

IBEET Cleaning Makeup Brush Holder,Makeup Organizer,Egg Cleaner Holder Silicone Washing Brush Scrubber Board Cosmetic Clean Tools, 2 PCS for $4.99 (list price $19.99)

ONME 15 Pcs Nail Clippers Set Pedicure Kit Stainless Steel Nail Clipper ,Professional Nail Scissors Grooming Kit Manicure Includes Cuticle Remover Tools With Portable Travel Case (Black) for $13.88 (list price $19.99)

OUTDOORS, GARDEN, AND SPORTS

Bluetooth Earbuds, TaoTronics Sport Headphones with Adjustable Earhooks, Wireless Earphones for Running Gym Workout (IPX5 Waterproof & SweatProof, aptX Lossless Sound, 8 Hours Playtime) for $29.99 (list price $69.99)

Bluetooth Headphones, HOPDAY U8 V4.1 Wireless In-ear Sports Earbuds with Built-in Mic Stereo Sound Noise Cancelling IP68 Waterproof and Sweatproof Headsets with Secure Ear Hook for Running Exercising for $26.59 (list price $69.99)

VicTsing Grill Cover, Medium 58-Inch BBQ Cover Waterproof, Heavy Duty Gas Grill Cover for Weber, Brinkmann, Char Broil, Holland and Jenn Air for $19.99 (list price $49.99)

bubba Envy S Vacuum Insulated Stainless Steel Tumbler, 24 oz. Smoke for $8.99 (list price $14.94)

Bubba Envy Insulated Tumbler with Straw, 32oz.,Purple/Blue for $10.39 (list price $15.04)

First Aid Only All-purpose First Aid Kit, Soft Case with Zipper, 299-Piece Kit, Large, Color Varies for $12.80 (list price $26.74)

Gonicc 8" Professional SK-5 Steel Blade Sharp Anvil Pruning Shears (GPPS-1001),Less effort. for $14.95 (list price $39.99)

YJWB Anti-Fog No Leaking UV Protection, Triathlon Swimming Goggles for Men/Women/Children, Blue for $12.65 (list price $18.99)

Top Fit Running Belt for Men + Women, Dual Pockets with Touch Screen, Holds all IPhones + Accessories, Completely Comfortable Running Belt for Running or Hiking. New Version (Dual Bag Black) for $12.93 (list price $32.95)

Yoga Strap - exercise, stretching, fitness, durable cotton, 8.4ft yoga strap (Teal) for $9.99 (list price $14.99)

WATERFLY Hiking Waist Bag Can Hold iPhone6 Plus 5.5 inch Gear with Water Bottle Holder / Funny Running Belt Bum Bag for Ridding Dog Walking for $12.73 (list price $29.99)

Camp Solutions Camping Self Inflating Sleeping Pad with Attached Pillow - Lightweight Air Sleeping Pads for $24.99 (list price $39.99)

Sportneer Camping Hammock w/ Mosquito Net, Parachute Fabric Double Hammock For Outdoor Travel Indoor Camping Hiking for $19.99 (list price $80.00)

TOOLS

Etekcity Lasergrip 774 Non-contact Digital Laser Infrared Thermometer Temperature Gun -58℉~ 716℉ (-50℃ ~ 380℃), Yellow and Black for $17.88 (list price $37.88)

Amprobe BAT-200 Battery Tester for $6.20 (list price $7.95)

DEWALT DWE7490X 10-Inch Job Site Table Saw with Scissor Stand for $499.00 (list price $529.00)

Akro-Mils 10144 D 20-Inch by 16-Inch by 6-1/2-Inch Hardware and Craft Cabinet, Black for $31.62 (list price $40.76)

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)

Kershaw 1660 Ken Onion Leek for $29.99 (list price $40.99)

JET 708620B AFS-1000B 550/702/1044 CFM 3-Speed Air Filtration System with Remote and Electrostatic Pre-Filter for $377.99 (list price $448.00)

DEWALT D26676 3-1/4-Inch Portable Hand Planer for $129.00 (list price $139.00)

X-ACTO Compression Basic Knife Set for $12.90 (list price $19.10)

Zircon StudSensor e50-FFP Edge Finding Stud Finder with Live AC WireWarning Detection for $19.97 (list price $29.99)

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18 Tea Infusers to Make Teatime More Exciting
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Make steeping tea more fun with these quirky tea infusers.

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1. SOAKING IT UP; $7.49

man-shaped tea infuser
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That mug of hot water might eventually be a drink for you, but first it’s a hot bath for your new friend, who has special pants filled with tea.

Buy on Amazon.

2. A FLYING TEA BOX; $25.98

There’s no superlaser on this Death Star, just tea.

Buy on Amazon.

3. SPACE STATION; $9.99

astronaut tea infuser
ThinkGeek

This astronaut's mission? Orbit the rim of your mug until you're ready to pull the space station diffuser out.

Buy on ThinkGeek.

4. BE REFINED; $12.99

This pipe works best with Earl Grey.

Buy on Amazon.

5. A RIBBITING OPTION; $10.93

This frog hangs on to the side of your mug with a retractable tongue. When the tea is ready, you can put him back on his lily pad.

Buy on Amazon.

6. ‘TEA’ ALL LIVE IN A YELLOW SUBMARINE; $5.95

It’s just like the movie, only with tea instead of Beatles.

Buy on Amazon.

7. SHARK ATTACK; $6.99

shark tea infuser
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This fearsome shark patrols the bottom of your mug waiting for prey. For extra fun, use red tea to look like the end of a feeding frenzy.

Buy at Cost Plus World Market.

8. PERFECT FOR A RAINY DAY; $12.40

This umbrella’s handle conveniently hooks to the side of your mug.

Buy on Amazon.

9. AN EGGCELLENT INFUSER; $5.75

cracked egg tea infuser
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Sometimes infusers are called tea eggs, and this one takes the term to a new, literal level.

Buy on Amazon.

10. FOR SQUIRRELY DRINKERS; $8.95

If you’re all right with a rodent dunking its tail into your drink, this is the infuser for you.

Buy on Amazon.

11. HANGING OUT; $12.85

This pug is happy to hang onto your mug and keep you company while you wait for the tea to be ready.

Buy on Amazon.

12. ANOTHER SHARK OPTION; $5.99

If you thought letting that other shark infuser swim around in the deep water of your glass was too scary, this one perches on the edge, too busy chomping on your mug to worry about humans.

Buy on Amazon.

13. RUBBER DUCKIE, YOU’RE THE ONE; $8.95

Let this rubber duckie peacefully float in your cup and make teatime lots of fun.

Buy on Amazon.

14. DIVING DEEP; $8.25

This old-timey deep-sea diver comes with an oxygen tank that you can use to pull it out.

Buy on Amazon.

15. MAKE SWEET TEA; $10

This lollipop won't actually make your tea any sweeter, but you can always add some sugar after.

Buy on Amazon.

16. A SEASONAL FAVORITE; $7.67

When Santa comes, give him some tea to go with the cookies.

Buy on Amazon.

17. FLORAL TEA; $14.99

Liven up any cup of tea with this charming flower. When you’re done, you can pop it right back into its pot.

Buy on Live Infused.

18. KEEP IT TRADITIONAL; $7.97

If you’re nostalgic for the regular kind of tea bag, you can get reusable silicon ones that look almost the same.

Buy on Amazon.

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15 Umbrellas to Keep You Dry
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Make rainy days a little more exciting with a quirky umbrella.

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1. BANANA; $18.99

banana umbrella
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This ingenious umbrella comes with a special cover to make it look like you’re lugging around a real banana. The covers come in green and yellow, but the umbrella itself is always yellow.

Find it: Amazon

2. MAGICAL UNICORN; $36.49

Magical Unicorn Umbrella
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Rainy days don’t have to be dreary with this colorful, pastel umbrella. The handle is elegantly shaped like a unicorn and mane, with its gold horn sitting atop the umbrella.

Find it: Amazon

3. GAME OF THRONES; $37.89

Game of Thrones Longclaw Sword Umbrella
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If you’re looking for something a little tougher, a Game of Thrones-themed umbrella might be just the thing. The umbrella is adorned with the show's logo and has a special handle that looks like the hilt of Jon Snow’s sword, Longclaw.

Find it: Amazon

4. LETTUCE; $14.88

lettuce umbrella
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Salad lovers will want to get their hands on this special umbrella, which, when closed, mimics the look of a head of lettuce.

Find it: Amazon

5. CARROT; $15.90

carrot-shaped umbrella
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For more food-themed umbrella fun, check out this carrot-shaped umbrella. Similarly to the banana version, it comes with a protective case that resembles a carrot. When you take off the top, it reveals an orange umbrella.

Find it: Amazon

6. THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR; $25.96

The Very Hungry Caterpillar umbrella
Amazon

For children who love Eric Carle’s creations: a Very Hungry Caterpillar umbrella. The transparent plastic allows the child to see the caterpillar design even when they’re using the umbrella.

Find it: Amazon

7. DOG UMBRELLA; $16.59

Dog Umbrella With Leash
Amazon

Don’t forget about your furry friends when it's raining cats and dogs. While dog rain jackets are adorable, you can also opt for a special umbrella made just for puppers. The handle is situated on top of the umbrella so you can easily hold it above your short companion. It’s also connected to a leash so you don’t have to carry two things at once.

Find it: Amazon

8. SKY; $43.95

umbrella with interior of blue sky dotted with fluffy, white clouds
Amazon

Opening this umbrella will have you seeing sunny skies, even in the rain. Designed by Tibor Kalman and Emanuela Frattini Magnusson, it looks like a plain black umbrella until it’s opened up, revealing its colorful underbelly.

Find it: Amazon

9. STARRY NIGHT; $43.70

umbrella with Vincent van Gogh’s "Starry Night" print
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If you want something a little more surreal than a boring blue sky, there’s an alternate version with Vincent van Gogh’s Starry Night printed on it.

Find it: Amazon

10. CAT IN SPACE; $22.56

cat in space umbrella
Amazon

Strangely, the “cats in space” motif is pretty popular online. From sweaters to calendars, there’s no shortage of felines floating through the galaxy. You can also get an umbrella with the unusual design, because why not?

Find it: Amazon

11. LED UMBRELLA; $23.66

Blade Runner Style LED Umbrella
Amazon

There are a lot of futuristic gadgets in the movie Blade Runner, but some are more obtainable than others. You can actually buy the LED light umbrella seen in the movie. The battery-operated handle glows blue, which both looks cool and keeps you safe at night.

Find it: Amazon

12. BIRDCAGE; $22.99

Birdcage Transparent Clear Dome Umbrella
Amazon

Ever feel like a bird in a cage? Now you can really get that experience with this clear umbrella that looks like a birdcage. It even comes with a bird printed on the side.

Find it: Amazon

13. COLOR CHANGING UMBRELLA; $34

Black umbrella printed with color-changing rain drop design
Amazon

It’s hard to imagine actually getting excited about going out into the rain, but with this special umbrella, you might be watching for dark clouds. The special white ink changes colors when wet, so you can go from a monochrome umbrella to a rainbow one in seconds.

Find it: Amazon

14. RABBIT; €9.03

polka-dot umbrella with a bag that’s shaped like a bunny rabbit
Perletti

This simple red umbrella comes with a nice polka-dot design, but the real novelty is the carrying case. Instead of a regular sleeve, it comes with a zippered bag that’s shaped like a bunny rabbit.

Find it: Perletti

15. KATANA; $28.99

katana umbrella
Amazon

Carrying around an umbrella can be a bit of a pain, but at least you can look cool doing it. When wrapped up, this umbrella looks like a sword slung over your back. The hilt of the katana becomes your handle when you open the umbrella up.

Find it: Amazon

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