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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 29.

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GADGETS, TOYS, AND MEDIA

Super HD 1080P Front + VGA Rear 290° Super Wide Angle Car Dash Cam with 4'' Large HD Screen, G-Sensor, Loop Recording, Parking Mode, Super Night Version etc. for $89.99 (list price $135.99)

iPhone 6S / 6 Case, Aduro COMBO Shell & Holster Case Super Slim Shell Case w/ Built-In Kickstand + Swivel Belt Clip Holster for Apple iPhone 6S / 6 for $9.99 (list price $19.99)

Bluetooth Headphones Active Noise Cancelling, Bluedio F2 ANC Over Ear Wireless Headphones 180° Rotation,Wired and Wireless Headphones for Cell Phone/ TV/ PC - Black for $65.99 (list price $129.99)

Bose SoundTrue around-ear headphones II - Apple devices, Charcoal for $99.00 (list price $179.95)

Type C to A Cable USB 2.0 3.3 ft/1m Data Sync Stable and Charging for Type-C Supported Smartphone Tablets Including HUAWEI Nexus Oneplus 5 Pieces a Pack - White for $15.99 (list price $25.99)

450pc Cable Ties 4+6+8+12-Inch Self-Locking Assorted Nylon Zip Wire Tie-Wrap in White (Combo Pack) by EXHEED for $11.99 (list price $11.99)

iClever Quiet 7 Color Backlit Rechargeable Portable Bluetooth Keyboard for PCs, Tablets, Smartphones for $16.99 (list price $39.99)

Hynes Eagle Travel Universal Cable Organizer Electronics Accessories Cases For Various USB, Phone, Charger and Cable, Black for $14.99 (list price $35.50)

17 inch Laptop Bag, Travel Briefcase with Organizer, Expandable Large Hybrid Shoulder Bag, Water Resisatant Business Messenger Briefcases for Men and Women Fits 15.6 Inch Laptop, Computer, Tablet for $29.99 (list price $299.99)

TomTom GO 40S Portable Vehicle GPS for $49.99 (list price $149.99)

GYMAN Projector 2000 Lumens LCD Home Theater Projector Video with Free HDMI for Gaming and Watching for $75.99 (list price $199.99)

Samesay Bluetooth 4.0 Speaker Wireless Outdoor Portable IPX6 Waterproof Speakers with 10W Stereo Dual-Driver, Built in Mic, Handsfree, 12H Playtime,Sports,Travel,Shower & Beach(Green) for $25.99 (list price $59.99)

KITCHEN

J.A. Henckels International Classic 16-piece Forged Knife Block Set for $289.99 (list price $329.95)

TTLIFE Customize Silicone Kitchen Utensil Set ,Silicone Spatula Utensil Set of 4 Pieces With Spoon Spatula, Spatula, Basting Brush and Spoon Rest-Grade Quality ,Healthy and Safety Material for $8.99 (list price $88.79)

BESTEK 3.5 Bar Steam Espresso and Cappuccino Maker Coffee Machine, Carafe Included for $39.99 (list price $109.99)

Tea Kettle - Surgical Whistling Stove Top Kettle Teapot with Layered Capsule Bottom, Silicone Handle, Mirror Finish, 2.75 Quart - Tea Maker Infuser Strainer Included for $36.99 (list price $89.99)

Hiware Glass Pitcher with Stainless Steel Lid and Spout 64 Oz Water Carafe with Handle, Good Beverage Pitcher for Homemade Juice & Iced Tea for $22.99 (list price $36.99)

Vegetable Slicer Dicer WEINAS Food Chopper Cuber Cutter, Cheese Grater Multi Blades for Onion Potato Tomato Fruit Extra Peeler Included for $27.99 (list price $45.99)

Chef's Knife, Bluesim 7.5 Inch Professional Kitchen Knife With High Carbon for $12.99 (list price $69.99)

Copco 2555-7874 Large Mesh 6-Part In-Drawer Utensil Organizer for $9.51 (list price $19.99)

COSORI 1500 Watt Professional Blender w/ Variable Speeds, Commercial High Powered Kitchen Ice & Juicer Blenders for Shakes and Smoothies Heavy Duty Food Processor Mixer Maker 64-ounce BPA-Free Pitcher for $189.99 (list price $199.99)

Cook N Home 3 Piece Frying Pan/Saute Pan Set with Non-Stick Coating Induction Compatible Bottom, 8"/10"/12", Black for $28.80 (list price $32.00)

OMorc Ice Cube Trays 3 Pack, Easy-Release 2 Ice Ball and 1 Ice Cube Maker Molds with Removable Funnel, Soft Silicone and Flexible, FDA Certified & BPA Free, Large Ice Great for Beer Whiskey Cocktail for $10.99 (list price $29.99)

HOME

NTBAY 100% Cotton Cable Knit Throw Blanket Super Soft Warm Multi Color(51"x 67", Navy) for $30.59 (list price $59.99)

Waste King Legend Series 1/2 HP Continuous Feed Garbage Disposal with Power Cord - (L-1001) for $52.52 (list price $71.67)

mDesign Over-Cabinet Hair Care Tools Holder for Hair Dryer, Flat Iron, Curling Wand, Straightener - Chrome for $15.30 (list price $19.99)

Gel Fiber Pillows - Ultra Plush Down Alternative Pillows Super Soft, Cloud-like Hypoallergenic .9 Micro Denier Filled Pillows Crafted in The USA(Queen 2-Pack, Extra Soft) -100% Satisfaction Guarantee for $35.00 (list price $169.99)

Home Premium Door Stopper, Heavy Duty Flexible Rubber Door Stop Wedge, Works on All Surfaces, Non Scratching, Strong Grip - Gaps up to 1.2 Inches (4 Pack, Brown) for $11.99 (list price $19.99)

StorageManiac Foldable Pop-Up Mesh Laundry Hamper with Reinforced Carry Handles, 2-Pack for $16.99 (list price $39.99)

Seville Classics 3-Tier Iron Mesh Utility Shoe Rack, Satin Pewter for $21.23 (list price $29.88)

ProAid Adjustable Clothes Rack, Premium Stainless Steel Portable Clothing Garment Rack, Rolling Clothes Hanging Rack Single Clothes Rail with Brake Wheels, Black & Chrome for $29.99 (list price $70.99)

TomCare 500ML Square Essential Oil Diffuser Humidifiers Ultrasonic Aromatherapy Diffusers with 4 Timer Settings 7 Color Changing and Waterless Auto Shut-off for Home Office Living Room Yoga Spa for $25.99 (list price $69.99)

Shower Curtain, Mildew Resistant PEVA Curtain Set with Rustproof Grommets and Plastic Rings for Bathroom, 6 Gauge (Waterproof, Odorless, Clear, 72 x 72 inches) by Sable for $7.99 (list price $10.99)

StorageManiac 5-Tier 20-Pair Shoe Rack, 20-Compartment Stackable Free Standing Cube Organizer for $46.99 (list price $109.99)

StorageWorks Polyester Storage Bin with Strong Cotton Rope Handle, Foldable Storage Basket, White, Bamboo Style, Jumbo, 3-Pack for $27.99 (list price $99.99)

OFFICE, SCHOOL, AND CRAFTS

Fountain Pen Set Fine Nib with Ink Refill Converter and Elegant Case - Showtime Black Limited Edition - You Get Best Signature Calligraphy Fountain Pens for Writing Ink Cartridges Not Included on Sale for $39.97 (list price $109.99)

AT-A-GLANCE DayMinder Weekly Appointment Book / Planner, January 2018 - December 2018, 4-7/8" x 8", Black (G20000) for $8.39 (list price $18.09)

HP LaserJet Enterprise M506dn Laser Printer with Built-in Ethernet & Duplex Printing (F2A69A) for $429.37 (list price $749.00)

basyx by HON Mesh Task Chair - High Back Work Chair with Adjustable Arms, Black (HVL541) for $121.44 (list price $151.82)

BUREIMobile Height Adjustable Stand Up Desk / Computer Work Station Rolling Presentation Cart for $120.88 (list price $144.99)

sanford Expo Dry Erase Markers Chisel Tip Vibrant Colors 8 Pack 1931196 Low Odor Ink (1927524) for $9.05 (list price $15.91)

Fred MURDER INK Note Pad and Pen Set for $7.99 (list price $13.45)

BIC(R) Brite Liner(R) Highlighters, Chisel Point, Yellow, Box Of 24 for $8.88 (list price $17.99)

Elmer's Liquid School Glue, Premium Clear, Washable, 1 Gallon, 1 Count - Great For Making Slime for $19.99 (list price $42.84)

BIC Velocity Original Pencil Medium Point (0.7mm) 5-Pack Blister, Black (MV7P51) for $6.72 (list price $7.28)

Sharpie Pen Fine Point Pen, 2 Blue Pens (1742660) for $5.68 (list price $7.72)

HEALTH AND BEAUTY

Waterpik WP-560 Cordless Advanced Water Flosser, Pearly White for $49.99 (list price $99.99)

Retinol Cream Moisturizer for Face and Eyes, Use Day and Night - for Anti Aging, Acne, Wrinkles - made with Natural and Organic Ingredients - 1.7 OZ for $18.99 (list price $29.99)

Oneleaf 2PCS Professional Pedicure Rasp Foot File Cracked Skin Corns Callus Remover for Extra Smooth and Beauty Foot for $9.99 (list price $19.99)

TAO Clean Aura Clean Sonic Toothbrush & Cleaning Station, Super Nova White for $89.00 (list price $129.00)

Majestic Pure Brown Sugar Scrub 12 oz - Natural Exfoliator and Powerful Body and Facial Scrub for Anti Cellulite Treatment, Stretch Marks, Acne, and Varicose Veins for $14.50 (list price $18.50)

MISSHA Revolution/Time the First Treatment Essence for $23.50 (list price $49.00)

Cetaphil Moisturizing Cream for Dry/Sensitive Skin, Fragrance Free 16 oz (Pack of 2) for $17.57 (list price $31.98)

Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser, For all skin types, 16-Ounce Bottles (Pack of 2) for $15.18 (list price $27.98)

OGX Shampoo, Hydrating TeaTree Mint, 13oz for $5.74 (list price $7.99)

Aveeno Nourish+ Condition Leave-In Treatment, Replenish Damaged Hair, 5.2 Fl. Oz for $7.79 (list price $10.00)

Gillette Series 3X Action Shave Gel, Sensitive, 7 Ounce (Pack of 6) for $11.16 (list price $23.94)

Philips Norelco Multigroom All-In-One Series 3000, 13 attachment trimmer, MG3750 for $19.95 (list price $20.99)

SURKER 3 In 1 Professional Electric Razor Shaver Men Rotary Shaver Cordless Hair Clippers Nose Hair Trimmer Wet and Dry With USB Rechargeable Sideburns Razor Waterproof-Best Gift for Dad,Boyfriend for $37.99 (list price $89.99)

OUTDOORS, GARDEN, AND SPORTS

FitDesk v3.0 Desk Bike with Extension Kit, White for $199.99 (list price $400.00)

Bluetooth Headphones, Small Target Best Wireless Sport Earphones w/Mic IPX7 Waterproof Stable Fit In Ear Earbuds Noise Isolating Stereo Headset 9-Hour Working Time for Running Workout Gym(Upgraded) for $20.99 (list price $59.99)

Golf Umbrella, Oak Leaf Windproof Lightweight 210T Teflon 42 inches Double Canopy Auto Open Close Compact Rain Umbrella, Wind, Rain and UV Resistant,Black for $10.99 (list price $23.99)

CAP Barbell Pair of Push Up Bars for $9.99 (list price $11.99)

Spalding NBA Portable Basketball System - 54" Glass Backboard for $567.77 (list price $690.99)

TuTu Outdoors X-Large 4 Person Beach Tent Durable Portable Sun Shade Shelter Summer Beach with Stakes, Carrying Bag, 6 Sand Pockets, Instant Easy Up Anti UV for Fishing Hiking Camping Kids Family Pets for $49.99 (list price $79.99)

Nomader BPA Free Collapsible Sports Water Bottle - Foldable with Reusable Leak Proof Twist Cap for Gym Travel Hiking Camping and Outdoors - 25 oz (Gray) for $20.95 (list price $24.95)

Vokul VK-LMT Stunt Pro Scooter -Red for $93.40 (list price $264.90)

DiKoMo Portable Tripod Stool Folding - Tri-leg Camping Slacker Chair Lightweight Foot Rest Seat for Camping Fishing Hiking Hunting for $19.79 (list price $45.99)

Killerspin Barracuda Table Tennis Paddle Bag - Paddle Case Made Out of Reinforced Padded Polyester Fabric for $21.99 (list price $37.99)

Yes4All Thick Yoga Mat with Carrying Strap – High Density Foam Yoga Mat – 1/2 inch Extra Thick and 72-inch Long Exercise Yoga Mat (Purple (New)) for $17.09 (list price $18.99)

Backpack, Stoon 20L Ultralight Travel Daypack Packable Foldable Waterproof Polyester Little Bag Lightweight Handy for Outdoor Hiking Traveling Camping Cycling Fishing (Blue) for $10.99 (list price $30.99)

SportPlus Fitness Trampoline with Bar – Indoor Rebounder Trampoline for Adults – Ideal for Cardio Workout – Training – Bungee Rope System Trainer – Silent Bounce – Green for $99.99 (list price $399.99)

TOOLS

AMIIAM Portable Bike Floor Pump,Bike Pump Aluminum Alloy,Floor Bicycle Air Pump Compatible with Presta & Schrader Valve & Sports Ball (silver, 17.5) for $15.99 (list price $49.99)

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

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

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)

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)

ORIA Screwdriver Set, Magnetic Driver Kit, Professional Repair Tool Kit, 60 in 1 with 54 Bits Precision Screwdriver Kit, Flexible Shaft, for iPhone 7, 7 Plus/ Smartphone/ Game Console/ Tablet/ PC, etc for $13.99 (list price $29.99)

Stanley 43-511 Magnetic Shock Resistant Torpedo Level for $6.24 (list price $9.53)

DEWALT DW1354 14-Piece Titanium Drill Bit Set for $12.99 (list price $15.99)

SE RA9228 228-Piece Rotary Tool Accessories Kit for $19.46 (list price $24.99)

BOSTITCH BTFP3KIT 3-Tool and Compressor Combo Kit for $257.70 (list price $530.00)

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)

Klein Tools 5139L 12-1/2-Inch Top-Grain Leather Zipper Bag,Tan for $31.82 (list price $39.14)

Channellock 442 12-Inch V-Jaw Tongue & Groove Plier for $12.99 (list price $13.99)

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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.

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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
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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
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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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