Don't Wait on Monday'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, October 23.

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GADGETS, TOYS, AND MEDIA

TaoTronics Bluetooth Headphones, Sweatproof Wireless In Ear Earbuds, Sports Magnetic Earphones with Built in Mic (IPX5 Waterproof, aptX Stereo, 7 Hours Playtime, CVC 6.0 Noise Cancelling Microphone) for $33.99 (list price $69.99)

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 $11.10)

ISSIKI Electronics Wireless Earbuds with Charging Case, Truly Wireless Earbuds, Headphones, for iPhone, Samsung for $34.99 (list price $200.00)

Oripow Spark E3 10050mAh Portable Charger, One of the Smallest and Lightest 10000mAh Power Banks(in Credit Card Size), Compact External Battery with 2 USB Outputs for iPhone, Samsung Galaxy and More for $19.99 (list price $49.99)

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)

Portable Travel Charger, Jackery Bar 6000mAh Pocket-sized Ultra Compact External Battery Power Bank Super Charging Speed with Emergency Flashlight for iPhone, Samsung and Other Smartphone, Orange for $22.99 (list price $39.99)

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 $18.99 (list price $39.99)

APIE Premium Genuine Wood Corded In-ear Headphones Earbuds Heavy Bass Noise Cancelling Earphones with Microphone for $16.99 (list price $99.99)

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 $159.99)

International Power Adapter 4 Port USB Wall Charger 3500mA USB Charge Ports Type I , Type C , Type G , Type A EU US UK CHINA World Travel Adapter - Best Universal Adapter Plug (Silver) By SublimeWare for $17.67 (list price $29.99)

Bluedio T3 Plus (Turbine 3rd) Wireless Bluetooth 4.1 Stereo Headphones with Mic/Micro SD Card Slot (Black) for $49.99 (list price $99.99)

Musitrend LP 3-Speed Turntable with Built-in Stereo Speakers, Vintage Style Record Player Support Vinyl-To-MP3 Recording, RCA Output, Natural Wood for $79.99 (list price $199.99)

Anker 3.5mm Premium Auxiliary Audio Cable (4ft / 1.2m) AUX Cable for Headphones, iPods, iPhones, iPads, Home / Car Stereos and More (Black) for $4.99 (list price $14.99)

KITCHEN

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)

Rubbermaid Easy Find Lids Food Storage Container, 42-Piece Set, Red for $16.99 (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 $34.99)

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)

New Oven Mitts Gloves Resistant MAX Heat Silicone BBQ Grilling Gloves For Cooking Baking Barbecue Potholder-Orange for $8.88 (list price $15.88)

Oster Reverse Crush Counterforms Blender, with 6-Cup Glass Jar, 7-Speed Settings and Brushed Stainless Steel/Black Finish for $65.93 (list price $79.99)

Adjustable Drawer Dividers for Utility Drawer Kitchen Storage and Organization by Uncluttered Designs (3 Pack) for $25.97 (list price $49.99)

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

Etekcity Digital Kitchen Scale Multifunction Food Scale, 11 lb 5 kg, Silver, Stainless Steel (Batteries Included) for $13.90 (list price $39.99)

Vremi VRM010011N Toaster 2 Slice Stainless Steel, Silver for $32.99 (list price $64.99)

1Easylife 18/8 Stainless Steel Measuring Spoons, Set of 6 for Measuring Dry and Liquid Ingredients for $9.99 (list price $19.99)

Nordic By Nature Insulated Neoprene Lunchbox Tote Lunch Bag Made For Women, Men and Kids | Includes 12" Big Bottle Cooler | Lightweight | Rugged Lunch Box | Washable | Designer Camo Pattern Bags for (list price )

Bekith Brushed Stainless Steel Mortar and Pestle / Spice Grinder / Molcajete for $11.98 (list price $39.99)

LetGoShop Nonstick and Heat Resistant Reusable Silicone Cake Molds (24-Pieces) for $8.55 (list price $12.99)

Checkered Chef Cooling Rack Baking Rack. Stainless Steel Oven and Dishwasher Safe. Fits Half Sheet Cookie Pan for $10.95 (list price $19.95)

Sushi Set - Sushi Bazooka, Sushi Mat and Two Sets of Bamboo Chopsticks and Silicone Helper (Training) Chopsticks, Cook&Life, Kitchen Appliance Machine Rice Roller Making Kit for $12.83 (list price $30.50)

Atlin Tumbler [30 oz. Double Wall Stainless Steel Vacuum Insulation] Travel Mug [Crystal Clear Lid] Water Coffee Cup [Straw Included]For Home,Office,School - Works Great for Ice Drink, Hot Beverage for $14.99 (list price $29.99)

LauKingdom Cast Iron Cleaner - XXL 8x8 More Efficient Stainless Steel Chainmail Scrubber for $16.99 (list price $49.99)

HOME

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 $7.99 (list price $23.99)

Homemory Realistic and Bright Flickering Bulb Battery Operated Flameless LED Tea Light for Seasonal & Festival Celebration, Pack of 12, Electric Fake Candle in Warm White and Wave Open for $9.99 (list price $17.99)

GPCT LED 9W Color Changing Bulb with 64 Levels of Brightness/Color Combinations and 5 Lighting Modes - 1 Pack for $8.99 (list price $19.99)

3 pack Garment Bags, EZOWare Black Foldable Breathable Garment Suit Dress Jacket Coat Dust Cover - Set of 3 for $8.99 (list price $29.99)

LINENSPA All-Season White Down Alternative Quilted Comforter - Corner Duvet Tabs - Hypoallergenic - Plush Microfiber Fill - Machine Washable - Duvet Insert or Stand-Alone Comforter - Queen for $31.99 (list price $74.99)

Holmes HBF2010A-WM 21-Inch by 4.5-Inch Box Fan, 3 Speed-Settings, Metal Frame, 20-Inch Blade, White for $17.29 (list price $24.99)

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

Utopia Home Water-Repellent Antibacterial and Mildew Resistant Fabric 72-Inch-by-72-Inch Shower Curtain, White for $9.99 (list price $29.99)

SONGMICS Update 6-Shelf Hanging Closet Organizer Accessory Storage Shelves Light Brown URCH08K for $14.99 (list price $16.23)

Umbra Trigg Hanging Planter Vase & Geometric Wall Decor Container - Great For Succulent Plants, Air Plant, Mini Cactus, Faux Plants and More, Concrete Resin/Copper (Set of 2) for $19.31 (list price $25.00)

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)

Closet Essentials Cedar King blocks Insect And Moth Repellent Closet and Drawer Storage Protector 1- Box (14 Blocks) for $19.99 (list price $29.62)

U-miss Mermaid Blanket Crochet and Mermaid Tail Blanket for adult, Super Soft All Seasons Thicken Sleeping Blankets (71"x35.5", Wave Mint Green) for $16.95 (list price $29.99)

Love-KANKEI Wood Picture Photo Frame for Wall Decor 26×29 inch - With 30 Clips & Ajustable Twines - Collage Artworks Prints Multi Pictures Organizer & Hanging Display Frames for $15.99 (list price $25.99)

Pregnancy Pillow, Full Body Maternity Pillow with Contoured U-Shape by Bluestone, Back Support for $48.35 (list price $99.99)

Hoover Power Scrub Deluxe Carpet Washer FH50150 for $149.99 (list price $219.99)

Cascade Platinum ActionPacs Dishwasher Detergent, Fresh Scent, 62 Count for $16.99 (list price $18.99)

Cottonelle Ultra ComfortCare Big Roll Toilet Paper, Bath Tissue, 12 Toilet Paper Rolls for $6.49 (list price $9.99)

Swiffer Sweeper Dry Sweeping Pad Refills, Hardwood Floor Mop Cleaner Cloth Refill, Unscented, 64 Count for $11.99 (list price $15.99)

HEALTH AND BEAUTY

Small Basic First Aid Kit Supplies (100-Piece) : The Most Lightweight and Portable Emergency First Aid Kit for $9.97 (list price $19.99)

Cottonelle FreshCare Flushable Wipes, 336 Flushable Wipes, (Pack of 8) for $10.79 (list price $14.99)

Bamboo Toothbrush W/ 15 Degree Angle & Soft BPA Free Nylon Bristles - 100% Organic and Biodegradable Wooden Toothbrush For Adults - Pack Of 4 Best Toothbrushes For Sensitive Gums for $12.97 (list price $24.95)

Allegra Adult 24 Hour Allergy Tablets, 180Mg, 70 Count for $22.44 (list price $42.99)

Twin Lotus Active Charcoal Toothpaste Herbaliste Triple Action 100 G X 1 Tube for $7.00 (list price $8.90)

Mrs Meyers Hand Soap, Lemon Verbena, 12.5 Fluid Ounce (Pack of 3) for $10.35 (list price $11.97)

My Best Beard Oil Brush With Boar Bristles Kit For Men for $7.82 (list price $14.88)

Pure Body Naturals Essential Oils Gift Set, Lavender/Tea Tree/Eucalyptus/Lemongrass/Orange/Peppermint, 6 count - 10 ml for $14.95 (list price $17.95)

Aveeno Baby Calming Comfort Bath + Lotion Set, Baby Skin Care Products, 2 Items for $12.99 (list price $15.75)

Aveeno Therapeutic Moisturizing Shave Gel, 7 Ounce for $3.96 (list price $9.99)

Oral-B Black Pro 1000 Power Rechargeable Electric Toothbrush Powered by Braun for $45.32 (list price $69.99)

HQY Heavy-duty and Stainless Steel Nail Clipper Set - Fingernail and Toenail Clipper Set for $8.75 (list price $39.99)

Premium Beauty Sponge Makeup Blender for Powder, Concealer and Foundation Applicator – Make Up Sponge for Cosmetic Blending for $6.95 (list price $14.97)

Conair Pro Hair Brush with Nylon Bristle, All-Purpose, Colors May Vary for $4.82 (list price $6.99)

Salicylic Acid 20% Professional Chemical Gel Peel for Skin with Tea Tree, Green Tea, Acne Scars, Acne Treatment, Breakouts, Whiteheads, Blackheads, Pore Size, Wrinkles, Anti-Aging Benefits GUARANTEED for $24.95 (list price $59.95)

OUTDOORS, GARDEN, AND SPORTS

T4U 3 Inch Ceramic Cameo Double Layer Howllow Design succulent Plant Pot/Cactus Plant Pot With Saucer Full colors Package 1 Pack of 3 for $19.93 (list price $49.86)

SHINE HAI Folding Hand Saw, Camping/Pruning Saw with Rugged 7’’ Blades, All Purpose, Best for Tree Pruning, Camping, Hunting, Toolbox and Daily Use with Non-slip Ergonomics Handle Pruning Saws for $8.99 (list price $19.99)

VonShef 1.2 Gallon Stainless Steel Countertop Kitchen Compost Bin & Free Odor Absorbing Filter Model 07/146 for $15.00 (list price $49.99)

PH Soil Meter, 3-in-1 Soil Tester Kit Moisture Soil Meter with Light, PH & Acidity Meter Gardening Tools for Plant, Lawn, Farm, Indoor/Outdoors to Use, Easy Read Indicator (No Battery needed) for $8.89 (list price $29.99)

Super Deal Hanging Patio Chair Hammock Swing Outdoor Porch Tree Rope Seat Yard Hanging Rope Chair Porch Swing Lounge Camp Seat Blue for $23.99 (list price $49.00)

DUSICHIN DUS-003 3000 PSI High Pressure Washer Gun, M22 Thread, Snow Foam Lance, Snow Foam Cannon for $23.90 (list price $85.00)

Large Outdoor Door Mats Rubber Shoes Scraper for Front Door Entrance Outside Doormat 24"x 36" Patio Rug Dirt Debris Mud Trapper Waterproof Out Door Mat Low Profile Washable Carpet Brown Amagabeli for $17.99 (list price $49.99)

Limited Time Deal LED Grow Light Bulb ( 12W, E26 Socket ). 50,000 Hours+ (Long-Lasting!) for $25.89 (list price $69.99)

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

TOOLS

True Utility FIXR Multi-Tool (20 Tools in 1) for $7.97 (list price $14.99)

Signstek 45 in 1 Professional Portable Opening Precision Screwdriver Hand Tools Kit Set with Tweezers & Extension Shaft for Precise Repair Maintenance for $9.99 (list price $19.99)

DEWALT DW4856 Metal/Woodcutting Reciprocating Saw Blade Set, 6-Piece for $13.39 (list price $21.23)

ORIA Screwdriver Set, Magnetic Driver Kit, Professional Repair Tool Kit, 76-in-1 Precision Screwdriver Kit with Portable Bag, Flexible Shaft, for iPhone7, 7 Plus/ Cellphone/ Game Console/ Tablet/ PC for $29.99 (list price $79.99)

GlowGeek 120 to 3000 Grit Sandpaper Assortment, Dry/Wet, 9 x 3.6 Inch, 42 Pieces,Sand Paper for Automotive Sanding, Wood Furniture Finishing, Wood Turing Finishing for $9.96 (list price $24.99)

Qooltek Multipurpose Laser Level laser measure Line 8ft+ Measure Tape Ruler Adjusted Standard and Metric Rulers for $13.98 (list price $24.99)

Klein Tools 32581 4-in-1 Electronics Precision Screwdriver with Spin Top for $9.97 (list price $11.24)

AstroAI Digital Multimeter with Ohm Volt Amp and Diode Voltage Tester Meter for $13.99 (list price $27.99)

12 Items Every Taco Lover Needs

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October 4 is National Taco Day. Let’s tacobout some products you can buy to show your love for this most excellent of foods every day of the year.

Mental Floss has affiliate relationships with certain retailers 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. Thanks for helping us pay the bills!

1. TRICERATACO HOLDER; $22

Two dinosaur shaped taco holders with tacos in them.
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Yes, you could buy some more standard stainless steel taco holders, but why not get these punny and whimsical stands instead? They’re made of BPA-free plastic and are dishwasher safe. If carnivorous dinos are more your speed, try the TACOsaurus Rex.

Find it: Amazon

2. SHORT SLEEVE TACO SHIRT; $16 - $25

Subtly show your taco appreciation with this button up shirt, which is equipped with a tiny taco print and is made of 100 percent cotton. (They recommend buying a size up from your usual size.)

Find it: Amazon

3. TACO WAIST PACK; $11

A fanny pack with tacos on it.
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Don’t call it a fanny pack: This taco-adorned waist pack has three compartments and an adjustable strap that will accommodate taco bellies up to 46 inches.

Find it: Amazon

4. TACOS: RECIPES AND PROVOCATIONS; $21

This book, written by New York City chef Alex Stupack, is filled with essays, gorgeous photographs, and, of course, recipes. Learn how to make tortillas from scratch, whip up delicious salsas, and top it all off with fillings that are anything but basic. The book promises to “change the way you make—and think about—tacos forever.”

Find it: Amazon

5. TACO HAT; $20

A hat that looks like a taco.
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Perfect for Taco Tuesday or Halloween (or both!), this hat measures 8 inches by 18 inches.

Find it: Amazon

6. TACOS VINTAGE TEE; $20

This retro shirt comes in men’s and women’s cuts and five different colors.

Find it: Amazon

7. TACO CAT BED; $48

A cat in a bed that looks like a taco.
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This adorable, cozy taco bed is perfect for your feline friend. Made of padded fleece and microfiber yarn, it has wire in the trim to help it hold its shape and comes with catnip-stuffed pepper toys.

Find it: Amazon

8. TACO DOG COLLAR; $20

A dog collar with tacos on it.
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This dog collar is both durable and stylish: Made of polyester with a plastic buckle, it’s adorned with a mustachioed taco.

Find it: Amazon

9. KIDROBOT TACO PILLOW; $30

A cute taco pillow with a happy face on it.
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This friendly-faced pillow will look great on your bed or couch. If photorealism is what you’re looking for in your taco, consider this one.

Find it: Amazon

10. TACO SOCKS; $12

These crew length cotton socks are adorned with avocados, peppers, limes, hot sauce, and tacos. On the bottom, they say “If you can read this” and “bring me some tacos.”

Find it: Amazon

11. TACO POOL FLOAT; $11

A pool float shaped like a taco with a face on it.
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At 5 feet long, this vinyl taco float is made for lounging in the pool. It comes with a patch kit for easy repairs.

Find it: Amazon

12. TACO KITCHEN TOWEL; $15

Made of microfiber fabric, this tea towel—which measures 16 by 24 inches—is both cute and functional: Made of microfiber terrycloth, it’s ultra absorbent, and the dyes won’t fade.

Find it: Amazon

16 Magical New Harry Potter Products

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Business Wire

Another September has arrived, and with it, the realization that—once again—you won’t be going to Hogwarts. But don’t cry into your butterbeer: These Potter products from Pottery Barn, Williams Sonoma, and Target will help you forget that you’re a mere Muggle.

1. HOGWARTS CANDLE LANTERN; $99

Pair this turret-like lantern—which is made of aluminum and glass and features an antique bronze finish—with a pumpkin juice candle from Wick and Fable to get that Hogwarts at Halloween vibe.

Find it: Pottery Barn

2. HOGWARTS COMFY THROW; $13

Don this fleece throw—which looks exactly like a Hogwarts student robe—for studying in your house “Common Room” (a.k.a. your living room) or before mealtime in the “Great Hall” (a.k.a. your kitchen). Get some treacle tart on your robe? Don’t worry—it’s machine-washable.

Find it: Target

3. GRYFFINDOR APRON; $40

As all wizards know, food is the first of the Principal Exceptions to Gamp's Law of Elemental Transfiguration: Tasty treats don’t just appear out of nowhere—someone has to make them. Now you can display your house pride in the kitchen with this cotton twill robe. The neckband is equipped with a d-ring to make adjustments a snap.

Find it: Williams Sonoma

4. HOUSE BACKPACK; $63

These adorable canvas backpacks (available for all houses) feature interior and exterior pockets, a padded laptop pocket, and a roomy interior. See if you can make it even roomier with an Undetectable Extension Charm!

Find it: Pottery Barn Kids

5. VELVET TRAIN CASE; $59

Arrive at Platform 9¾ in style with one of these chic velvet toiletry cases.

Find it: Pottery Barn Teen

6. TRIWIZARD CUP LAMP; $18

Great for your bedside table or your Halloween costume, this cordless, battery-powered acrylic lamp will make you look like a Triwizard champ.

Find it: Target

7. MIRROR OF ERISED JEWELRY CABINET; $399

If you don’t have room for the full-length mirror, this jewelry cabinet is the next best thing: It opens to reveal hooks, shelves, and pegs for all of your baubles.

Find it: Pottery Barn Teen

8. WALL DECALS; $16

What better way to show of your hoggy hoggy Hogwarts pride than with these house crest vinyl wall decals? Each set comes with five decals, which reviewers give high marks.

Find it: Target

9. HOUSE CREST COOKIE CUTTERS; $17

These detailed cookie cutters are fun for witches and wizards of all ages. Plus, they’re dishwasher-safe.

Find it: Williams Sonoma

10. HOGWARTS MAP; $129

This vintage-looking aerial map of Hogwarts is a true work of art. It’s printed on canvas and has grommets for easy hanging. And it won’t talk back like the Fat Lady!

Find it: Pottery Barn Kids

11. WIZARD CHESS; $40

It’s not life-sized, but this set is a detailed replica of the smaller board Harry and Ron play with in Sorcerer’s Stone.

Find it: Target

12. FAUX BOOK LOCKBOX; $139

Whether you’re hiding a Hallows or a Horcrux, this 20-inch-long facade—which looks like a shelf straight from the Hogwarts library—will keep all of your most precious things safe.

Find it: Pottery Barn Teen

13. GOLDEN SNITCH SNACK BOWL; $40

Made of gold-plated aluminum, this adorable bowl is perfect for serving up all kinds of snacks, from jelly slugs to Bertie Botts Every Flavour Beans. (Just watch out for the earwax flavor!)

Find it: Pottery Barn

14. QUIDDITCH PILLOW; $50

This Quidditch pillow—which is made of cotton velvet—has a delightfully retro vibe. There’s also a Snitch pillow, a Hogwarts letter sham, and this throw pillow featuring one of Harry’s signature spells.

Find it: Pottery Barn Kids

15. DEATHLY HALLOWS BLUETOOTH SPEAKER, $79

This gold-gilded Bluetooth speaker is compatible with all smartphones. It’s also cordless, which means you can take it with you—and listen to the Weird Sisters—wherever you go.

Find it: Pottery Barn Teen

16. ETCHED SCENE SHEET SET, $79 - $149

These cotton percale sheets come in every size from Twin to King and are adorned with scenes from the Hogwarts grounds and the Forbidden Forest.

Find it: Pottery Barn Teen

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