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

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Amazon

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 24.

Mental Floss has affiliate relationships with certain retailers, including Amazon, 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. Good luck deal hunting!

GADGETS, TOYS, AND MEDIA

Mpow Bluetooth Headphones Over Ear, Hi-Fi Stereo Wireless Headset, Foldable, Soft Memory-Protein Earmuffs, w/ Built-in Mic and Wired Mode for PC/ Cell Phones/ TV for $35.99 (list price $79.99)

Kindle Paperwhite E-reader - Black, 6" High-Resolution Display (300 ppi) with Built-in Light, Wi-Fi - Includes Special Offers for $89.99 (list price $119.99)

Kindle E-reader - Black, 6" Glare-Free Touchscreen Display, Built-In Audible, Wi-Fi - Includes Special Offers for $49.99 (list price $79.99)

All-New Fire HD 8 Kids Edition Tablet, 8" HD Display, 32 GB, Blue Kid-Proof Case for $99.99 (list price $129.99)

USB C Power Bank RAVPower 20100 Portable Charger QC 3.0 Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 20100mAh Input & Output Type C Battery Pack for iPhone, Macbook, Galaxy S8 and More for $39.99 (list price $109.99)

Solar Charger BERNET 24000mAh High Capacity Portable Power Bank With USB Fan and 3 USB Port External Battery Pack Phone Charger For iPhone iPad Android Samsung HTC Cellphones And More - Red for $40.99 (list price $99.00)

Anker PowerLine+ Lightning Cable (10ft) Durable and Fast Charging Cable [Double Braided Nylon] for iPhone, iPad and More (Red) for $14.99 (list price $39.99)

Anker 60W 10-Port USB Wall Charger, PowerPort 10 for iPhone 7 / 6s / Plus, iPad Pro / Air 2 / mini, Galaxy S7 / S6 / Edge / Plus, Note 5 / 4, LG, Nexus, HTC and More for $32.99 (list price $99.99)

Wireless Headphones, Anker SoundBuds Tag In-Ear Bluetooth Earbuds Smart Magnetic Headphones with aptX Technology, CVC 6.0 Noise Cancellation, 6 Hour Playtime — Bluetooth 4.1 Headset with Mic for $23.99 (list price $59.99)

JETech 2-Pack iPhone 8 Plus iPhone 7 Plus Screen Protector Tempered Glass Film Case Friendly for Apple iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone 7 Plus 5.5-Inch for $6.99 (list price $19.99)

KITCHEN

John Boos RA03 Maple Wood Edge Grain Reversible Cutting Board, 24 Inches x 18 Inches x 2.25 Inches for $69.99 (list price $94.75)

Habor Meat Thermometers, Instant Read Thermometer Digital Candy Thermometers Electronic Cooking Thermometer w/ LCD Display and Super Long Probe for Kitchen BBQ Grill Smoker Fry Food for $9.99 (list price $22.20)

Calphalon 2 Piece Classic Nonstick Fry Pan Set, Grey for $29.99 (list price $49.99)

GDEALER Digital Pocket Kitchen Scale 0.001oz/0.01g 500g Kitchen Food Scale Jewelry Weight Compact Scale, Tare, Stainless Steel, Backlit Display for $11.99 (list price $21.99)

Kootek 28-Piece Cake Decorating Tips Kits Professional Icing Tip Set Tools with 2 Silicone Pastry Bag and 2 Reusable Coupler for Cakes Cupcakes Cookies Pastry, Fits Kids Beginners for $8.99 (list price $15.99)

Meal Prep Containers 20 Pack 3 Compartment Food Storage Container with Lids-Microwave,Dishwasher Safe,Reusable-Portion Control Plates,21 Day Fix+20 Cutlery(36oz) for $16.99 (list price $25.99)

Oster CKSTRS23-SB 22-Quart Roaster Oven with Self-Basting Lid, Stainless Steel Finish for $38.13 (list price $49.96)

Imarku Pro Kitchen 8 inch Chef's Knife High Carbon Stainless Steel Sharp Knives Ergonomic Equipment for $29.99 (list price $99.99)

KING SIZE Organic Bamboo Cutting Board w/ LIFETIME REPLACEMENT WARRANTY - Best Extra Large Wood Chopping Board with Groove For Knives! Perfect Small Kitchen Appliance For Wedding & Housewarming Gift for $25.99 (list price $51.99)

Ouddy Silicone Whisk, Balloon Whisk Set, Wire Whisk, Egg Frother, Milk and Egg Beater Blender - Kitchen Utensils for Blending, Whisking, Beating, Stirring, Set of 3, Red,Yellow, Blue for $9.99 (list price $19.99)

Lodge P12SGR3 Pro-Logic Cast Iron Square Grill Pan, Pre-Seasoned, 12-inch for $30.39 (list price $42.00)

Premium Stainless Steel Salt and Pepper Grinder Set of 2- Brushed Stainless Steel Pepper Mill and Salt Mill, 6 Oz Glass Tall Body, 5 Grade Adjustable Ceramic Rotor- Salt and Pepper Shakers By Levav for $18.95 (list price $49.99)

Amco Rub-A-Way Bar, Stainless Steel for $7.50 (list price $11.40)

Set of 8 Star Wars Silicone Chocolate Candy Mold Ice Cube Tray by Vibrant Kitchen -Create Cake Toppers Jello Bath Bombs and Soaps -Best Gift with bonus E-book for $15.99 (list price $35.99)

HOME

Graco Swift Fold LX Highchair, Mason for $96.74 (list price $149.99)

GlowBowl A-00452-01 Motion Activated Toilet Nightlight for $9.35 (list price $24.99)

Premium 8 Piece Towel Set (Grey); 2 Bath Towels, 2 Hand Towels and 4 Washcloths - Cotton - Machine Washable, Hotel Quality, Super Soft and Highly Absorbent by Utopia Towels for $22.94 (list price $59.99)

Best Friends by Sheri OrthoComfort Deep Dish Cuddler (20x20x12”) - Self-Warming Cat and Dog Bed Cushion for Joint-Relief and Improved Sleep - Machine Washable, Waterproof Bottom - For Pets Up to 25lbs for $19.49 (list price $44.95)

myBaby Soundspa Lullaby Sound Machine and Projector for $19.99 (list price $24.99)

LEPOWER Music Stand Light/ Book Reading Light/ USB and Battery Operated/ Clip on and Portable Lights for Piano, Travel, E-reader & Bed Headboard (Dual Arms) for $7.99 (list price $15.99)

Aromatherapy Essential Oil Diffuser, URPOWER 300ml Wood Grain Ultrasonic Cool Mist Whisper-Quiet Humidifier with Color LED Lights Changing & 4 Timer Settings, Waterless Auto Shut-Off for Spa Baby for $25.99 (list price $49.99)

Equinox Comforter - (350 GSM) White Alternative Goose Down Duvet (Queen) - Hypoallergenic, Plush Siliconized Fiberfill, Box Stitched, Protects Against Dust Mites and Allergens for $25.39 (list price $59.99)

PetSafe Healthy Pet Simply Feed Automatic Feeder, Dispenses Dog Food or Cat Food, Digital Clock for $116.95 (list price $149.99)

StorageManiac 3-tier Folding Water-Resistant Compact Steel Clothes Drying Rack - 22.44x14.57x41.34 - Inches for $29.49 (list price $69.99)

Hamilton Beach TrueAir 04532GM Room Odor Eliminator for $19.99 (list price $29.99)

HEALTH AND BEAUTY

Professional Barber/Salon Razor Edge Hair Cutting Scissors / Shears (6 ½ Inch, Forged) with Fine Adjustable Tension Screw - Detachable Finger Rest - Japanese Stainless Steel - by Utopia Care for $12.74 (list price $49.95)

Anjou Makeup Brushes, 24 Pieces Professional Eye Makeup Cosmetics Brush Set, Eyeliner, Eye Shadow, Eye Brow, Foundation, Powder Liquid Cream Blending Brush, Premium Wooden Handles for $6.99 (list price $19.99)

1byone Upper Arm Digital Blood Pressure Monitor Blood Pressure Cuff with Easy-to-Read Backlit LCD, Blood Pressure Machine One Size Fits All Cuff, Sphygmomanometer Nylon Storage Case, White for $21.24 (list price $59.99)

Eastrin Makeup Sponges, Beauty Makeup Blender Blending Cosmetic Make up Sponges Buds Egg Shaped Set for Concealer Contouring Powder for $11.99 (list price $79.99)

Anjou Curling Iron 1.25 inch with Tourmaline Ceramic Coating, Hair Curling Wand with Anti-scalding Insulated Tip, Hair Salon Curler Waver Maker (200 °F to 410 °F - For All Types of Hair) for $25.49 (list price $49.99)

Citrus Magic Natural Odor Eliminating Air Freshener Spray Tropical Citrus Blend, Pack of 3, 3.0-Ounces Each for $13.31 (list price $17.99)

Makartt Fine Callus Remover Stainless Steel Blade Replaceable Home Foot File Saving Time and Money for $6.33 (list price $19.97)

Baebody Moroccan Argan Oil Shampoo 16 Oz - Sulfate Free - Volumizing & Moisturizing, Gentle on Curly & Color Treated Hair, for Men & Women. Infused with Keratin. for $13.95 (list price $29.99)

Waterpik ADA Accepted WP-660 Aquarius Water Flosser for $59.99 (list price $79.99)

Slant Tweezers - TweezerGuru Professional Stainless Steel Slant Tip Tweezer - The Best Precision Eyebrow Tweezers For Your Daily Beauty Routine! for $9.97 (list price $15.00)

OUTDOORS, GARDEN, AND SPORTS

Solar Lights,URPOWER 20 LED Outdoor Solar Motion Sensor Lights ,Solar Powered Wireless Waterproof Exterior Security Wall Light for Patio,Deck,Yard,Garden,Path,Home,Driveway,Stairs,NO DIM MODE(4Pack) for $25.99 (list price $39.99)

Etekcity Upgraded Air Mattress Blow Up Elevated Raised Bed Inflatable Airbed with Built-in Electric Pump, Height 22'', Queen Size for $99.99 (list price $229.99)

XL Double Parachute Camping Hammock - Tree Portable with Max 1000 lbs Breaking Capacity - FREE 16 Loops Tree Strap & Carabiners For Backpacking, Camping, Hiking, Travel, Yard (Black / Gray) for $24.99 (list price $89.99)

Smith & Wesson Extreme Ops SWA24S Liner Lock Folding Knife Partially Serrated Clip Point Blade for $13.18 (list price $17.24)

Military Tactical Assault Pack Backpack Army Molle Bug Out Bag Backpacks Small Rucksack for Outdoor Hiking Camping Trekking Hunting Small Black for $34.99 (list price $49.99)

Sleeping Bag – Envelope Lightweight Portable, Waterproof, Comfort With Compression Sack - Great For 4 Season Traveling, Camping, Hiking, & Outdoor Activities. (SINGLE) for $32.97 (list price $69.99)

5-in-1 Fire Starter with Compass, Paracord and Whistle (2-Pack) for Emergency Survival Kits, Camping, Hiking, All-Weather Magnesium Ferro Rod for $14.99 (list price $19.99)

TOOLS

1byone Wireless Home Security Driveway Alarm, 1 Battery-operated / AC Adapter Receiver and 2 PIR Motion Sensor Detector Weatherproof Patrol Infrared Alert System Kit for $19.99 (list price $36.99)

Stanley 87-369 8-Inch Adjustable Wrench for $7.96 (list price $11.99)

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

DEWALT DWE575SB 7-1/4-Inch Lightweight Circular Saw with Electric Brake for $109.00 (list price $159.00)

D-FantiX Battery Tester, Universal Battery Checker for AA AAA C D 9V 1.5V Button Cell Batteries (Model: BT-168) for $6.99 (list price $9.99)

SKINOSM Pumpkin Carving Kit for Kids 5 Easy Halloween Pumpkin Carving Tools Set 2 LED Candles & 10 Carving Templates for $11.99 (list price $18.99)

Tactical Led Flashlight, beegod Handheld Bright Led Torch Flashlights Rechargeable (Black) for $15.99 (list price $59.99)

Woods 984413 25-Foot Outdoor Extension Cord with 3-Outlet Power Block, Green for $7.90 (list price $12.99)

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

16 Magical New Harry Potter Products

Business Wire
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

25 Back-to-School Products That Earn High Marks

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iStock

New school style: Whether you're starting college, shopping for the kids, or just want an excuse to treat yourself to new office gear, Mental Floss has you covered. Equip yourself or a loved one with these stylish and functional school supplies.

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. COFFEE AND DOUGHNUT POST-ITS; $13

coffee and doughnut Post-its
Courtesy of Post-it

Add some flavor to your notes with the two-pack set of coffee and doughnut Post-its. Each of the 60 sheets is 3.20-by-3 inches.

Find It: Amazon

2. PACKIT FREEZABLE HAMPTON LUNCH BAG; $16

PackIt Freezable Hampton Lunch Bag, Blanket Stripe
Amazon

This spacious lunch bag is designed with a freezable lining, so it can be folded and placed in the freezer. When you're ready to take it on the go, it'll be ready to chill your food for hours. Bonus: It's also lead- and BPA-free.

Find It: Amazon

3. MONSTER REUSABLE SANDWICH BAGS; $11

Orange Monster Reusable Sandwich Lunch Bags
Amazon

Save the Earth and amuse little students with these reusable, dishwasher-safe bags. Each set of four includes two sandwich bags and two snack bags—all with an easy-to-grip opening.

Find It: Amazon

4. BENTO BOX FOR KIDS; $40

OmieBox Bento Lunch Box With Insulated Thermos For Kids
Amazon

This three-compartment bento box is roomy enough to fit a hearty, healthy lunch. The BPA-free container—available in five bright colors—is leak-proof, easy to open, and comes with a built-in thermos.

Find It: Amazon

5. LARGE MONTHLY PLANNER; $15

Large Personal Monthly Planner
Amazon

JStory's minimalist planner is made of thicker-than-average paper and includes a column for notes. And the blank design offers flexibility: You fill in the dates yourself.

Find It: Amazon

6. ORANGE LINED NOTEBOOK; $9

Rhodia Staplebound Orange Lined Notebook
Amazon

French brand Rhodia earned a strong following among artists and designers for its high-quality paper that's unbelievably smooth. The cover is sturdy so you can take notes anywhere.

Find It: Amazon

7. HONEYSTICKS BEESWAX CRAYONS; $23

crayons
Amazon

These sustainable crayons are made of 100 percent beeswax from New Zealand. (They smell like honey, too!) The thick shape is perfect for toddlers to hold.

Find It: Amazon

8. MOPHIE POWERSTATION XL; $66

external battery
Amazon

An external battery is a must for days when shuttling around campus from classes to clubs to rehearsals is unavoidable. This slim rose gold option has two USB ports and is compatible with both smartphones and tablets.

Find It: Amazon

9. CABLEKEEP; $13

Nice GLD-02 Goldie CableKeep
Amazon

This helpful gadget for iPhones holds both your power adapter and USB cable while keeping them tangle-free. It also functions as a stand for your phone when the Cablekeep is plugged into the wall.

Find It: Amazon

10. PARKLAND BAYSIDE KIDS' BACKPACK; $28

Parkland Bayside Kids Backpack
Amazon

Tote books in style with this eco-friendly backpack, featuring a polyester exterior made from recycled water bottles.

Find It: Amazon

11. LEGO BRICK BACKPACK; $50

LEGO Brick Backpack
Amazon

This whimsical statement backpack from LEGO features a padded handle and shoulder straps, so it's as comfortable as it is cool.

Find It: Amazon

12. HERSHEL NOVEL DUFFEL; $81

Herschel Supply Co. duffel
Amazon

Class up your gear with this stylish duffel from Herschel. It features a padded shoulder strap and a special compartment for those dirty cleats.

Find It: Amazon

13. ANTIQUE BRASS PHARMACY FLOOR LAMP; $50

Dawson Antique Brass Pharmacy Floor Lamp
Amazon

Overpower dim dorm room lighting with this brass floor lamp. Its height can be adjusted from 33 inches to a maximum of 55 inches, while the arm can be adapted to shine light at a variety of angles.

Find It: Amazon

14. EGYPTIAN COTTON TOWEL SET; $24

bathroom with towels
Amazon

This set of soft Egyptian cotton towels from Amazon's Pinzon brand includes two hand towels, two washcloths, and two bath towels—all listed as 100 percent cotton and at an affordable price.

Find It: Amazon

15. WHITE MARBLE MACBOOK KEYBOARD SKIN; $12

White Marble MacBook Keyboard Skin
Nordstrom

Protect your keyboard while adding a little luxury to your Macbook with this white marble keyboard skin.

Find It: Nordstrom

16. MAGNETIC CHALK BOARD; $18

chalkboard
Amazon

Get organized with this wood-framed chalk board, which comes with chalk and two vintage-style magnets.

Find It: Amazon

17. COFFEEBOXX SINGLE SERVE COFFEE MAKER; $230

portable coffee maker
Amazon

This ultra-durable single-serve coffee maker is great for the dorm as well as the campground. It's water- and dust-resistant and works with K-cups.

Find It: Amazon

18. TRAVEL MUG; $25

 Zojirushi SM-SA48-BA Stainless Steel Mug
Amazon

If you need java to survive, pick up this sleek vacuum-insulated travel mug, which features a splatter-free push-button lid. It's also lockable, so you won't be that person who spills coffee in class.

Find It: Amazon

19. SIX-PACK OF STACKING DRAWERS; $32

stacking drawers
Amazon

Stack these versatile transparent drawers to create a dresser so you can fit your huge wardrobe in your dorm room.

Find It: Amazon

20. FACETED TAPE DISPENSER; $7

gem tape dispenser
Amazon

This elegant copper tape dispenser will give your desk some class. It's also weighted, so you can grab with ease. (Roll of Scotch tape included.)

Find It: Amazon

21. COUNTERTOP MICROWAVE; $84

microwave
Amazon

Master the art of dorm room microwave cooking with this 1000-Watt model, featuring that all-important popcorn setting.

Find It: Amazon

22. SATEEN SHEETS; $18 AND UP

sheet set
Bed Bath & Beyond

These 400-thread-count sateen sheets feel silky to the touch: They're a simple way to make your dorm room feel luxurious.

Find It: Bed Bath & Beyond

23. TOUCHSCREEN MIST CLEANER; $10

Two-In-One Spray and Microfiber Cloth
Amazon

Use this screen-safe spray to remove dirt and fingerprints from your phone. It comes in a bottle that's coated with microfiber cloth so you can spritz and wipe all in one.

Find It: Amazon

24. MESH SHOWER BAG; $13

 Saltwater Canvas, LLC Zip Top Mesh Shower Bag
Amazon

No more feeling around outside the shower curtain for your shampoo. Take this quick-drying mesh shower caddy right into the stall with you.

Find It: Amazon

25. MINI FRIDGE WITH DRY ERASE BOARD; $250

 Igloo FR326M-D-BLACK Erase Board Refrigerator with Neon Markers
Amazon

Make your dorm room unique with this fun fridge that has a dry erase exterior and comes with neon markers so you can write notes directly on it. No paper and magnets needed. It also includes a freezer unit and ice cube tray.

Find It: Amazon

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