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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 25.

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

Etekcity Wireless Remote Control Electrical Outlet Switch for Household Appliances, Wireless Remote Light Switch, White (Learning Code, 5Rx-2Tx) for $29.99 (list price $49.98)

Certified Refurbished Amazon Echo (1st Generation) for $79.99 (list price $164.99)

LEGO Creator Halloween Vampire and Bat 6137133 Building Kit (150 Piece) for $7.99 (list price $9.99)

AOMAIS Sport II Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speakers 4.0 with Waterproof IPX7,20W Bass Sound,Stereo Pairing,Durable Design for iPhone /iPod/iPad/Phones/Tablet/Echo dot,Good Gift(Orange) for $29.99 (list price $169.99)

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

Netgear Arlo Security System - 6 Wire-Free Hd Night Vision - Brown Box Surveillance Camera, White (VMS3630B-100NAS) for $479.99 (list price $629.99)

TaoTronics Bluetooth Receiver / Car Kit, Portable Wireless Audio Adapter 3.5mm Aux Stereo Output (Bluetooth 4.0, A2DP, Built-in Microphone) for Home Audio Music Streaming Sound System for $12.69 (list price $25.99)

SoundPEATS In-Ear Headphones Noise Cancelling Earphones Stereo Earbud Headphones (Crystal Clear Sound, Comfort-Fit, Flat Cable, iPhone and Android Compatible) (BlaCK) for $8.99 (list price $15.99)

Outlander (2014) Season One (4 Discs) (Repackage) with Gift with Purchase for $21.99 (list price $39.99)

Crayola Modeling Dough Pony Play Land - 33 pieces for $12.49 (list price $19.99)

KITCHEN

Weston Burger Hamburger Press (07-0301), Makes 4 1/2" Patties, 1/4lb to 3/4lb for $12.76 (list price $17.99)

GLOUE Silicone Spatula Set - 4-piece 450oF Heat-Resistant Baking Spoon & Spatulas - Ergonomic Easy-to-Clean Seamless One-Piece Design - Nonstick - Dishwasher Safe - Solid Stainless Steel - Multicolor for $8.00 (list price $22.97)

Tensun Manual Can Opener Heavy Duty - Stainless Steel Smooth Edge Side Cut for Home and Kitchen Safety Can Jar Opener with Soft Grips Handle Cans Tin Lid Lifter for $12.99 (list price $25.99)

Blendtec TB-621-25 Total Blender Classic with WildSide+ Jar, Black (Certified Refurbished) for $189.99 (list price $224.97)

Glasslock 18-Piece Assorted Oven Safe Container Set for $25.99 (list price $27.59)

Hefty Slider Storage Bags (Gallon, 66 Count) for $5.76 (list price $9.67)

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

BLACK+DECKER 4-Slice Toaster Oven, Stainless Steel, TO1303SB for $25.64 (list price $29.92)

Habor Digital Kitchen Timer Clock Cooking Timer Multifunction with Big Digits, Loud Alarm, Magnetic Backing Stand, and Memory for Cooking Baking Exercise-Blue/White for $7.99 (list price $20.99)

Marquis by Waterford Markham Double Old Fashioned Glasses, Set of 4 for $30.99 (list price $100.00)

Stainless Steel Mixing Bowl Set of 3 with Non-Slip Silicon Handles, Non-Skid Bottom, Measurement Marks, Grater Attachments and Leak-Proof Lids, Red, Chef Essential. for $33.89 (list price $59.99)

Zester, Raniaco Stainless Steel Grater, Cheese, Lemon, Ginger & Potato Zester with Plastic Cover, Long Ergonomic Handle with Rubber Base for $7.85 (list price $16.99)

Danby Designer 1.1 cu.ft. Countertop Microwave, Stainless Steel for $63.99 (list price $149.99)

Hamilton Beach 4-Piece Belgian Waffle Maker (26020) for $23.20 (list price $34.99)

HOME

Presto! 96% Biobased Liquid Laundry Detergent, Mountainside Herbal Scent, 106 Loads (2-pack, 40oz/53 loads each) for $11.99 (list price $19.99)

Etekcity Wireless Dimmable Color LED Desk Lamp: Touch-Sensitive Control Panel, 256 Color Changing Base, 3 Adjustable Brightness Levels, USB Rechargeable 1000mAh Li-on Battery, White for $16.99 (list price $35.99)

Levoit Kyra Himalayan Salt Lamp, Natural Hymalain Pink Salt Rock Lamps(5-8 lbs,6.5-9" Height) Himilian Sea Salt Crystal Night Light with Touch Dimmer Switch,3 Bulbs,UL-Listed Cord & Luxury Gift Box for $35.99 (list price $39.99)

Vremi Collapsible Plastic Laundry Basket - Large Folding Pop Up Laundry Basket Space Saving Storage Container Organizer for Kids Toys or College Dorm Rooms - Decorative Laundry Hamper - Grey and White for $24.99 (list price $59.99)

Yazer Wool Dryer Balls, 6 - Pieces, White for $10.39 (list price $35.99)

iRobot Roomba 650 Robot Vacuum with Manufacturer's Warranty for $299.99 (list price $374.00)

Flameless LED Tea Light Candles, Vivii Battery-powered Unscented LED Tealight Candles, Fake Candles, Tealights (36 Pack) for $13.99 (list price $39.99)

HEALTH AND BEAUTY

Nexcare Waterproof Clear Bandage Assorted Sizes, 50-Count Packages (Pack of 4) for $14.19 (list price $20.96)

Arvazallia Hydrating Argan Oil Hair Mask and Deep Conditioner for Dry and Damaged Hair, 8.45 oz for $12.95 (list price $40.00)

HoMedics Triple Shiatsu Massage Cushion with Heat for $102.75 (list price $179.99)

Philips Norelco Multigroom All-In-One Series 3000, 13 attachment trimmer, MG3750 for $16.45 (list price $20.99)

Black Mask, Charcoal Peel Off Mask, Blackhead Mask Peel Off, ToullGo Purifying Peel-off Mask Black Mud Pore Removal Mask For Face Nose Acne Treatment Oil Control for $12.99 (list price $29.99)

Baebody Hyaluronic Acid Serum for Face, Professional Anti-Aging Topical Facial Serum w Vitamin C & Vitamin E, Reduces Wrinkles & Fine Lines for Radiant and Younger Looking Skin, 1oz for $12.95 (list price $49.99)

Oral-B White Pro 1000 Power Rechargeable Toothbrush Powered by Braun for $39.99 (list price $50.00)

DenTek Slim Brush, Professional Interdental Cleaners, Tight Teeth, Mouthwash Mint, 32 Count for $3.85 (list price $4.99)

Crest 3D White Glamorous White Whitestrips Dental Teeth Whitening Strips Kit, 14 Treatments - Lasts 6 Months & Beyond for $34.99 (list price $44.99)

Neutrogena Hydro Boost Gel-Cream, Extra-Dry Skin, 1.7 Oz for $14.62 (list price $18.98)

OUTDOORS, GARDEN, AND SPORTS

Qually United - a Must Have 18" Best BBQ Grill Brush 3 in 1, Durable and Effective, Barbecue Grill Brush Bristles are Made of Stainless Steel Woven Wire - a Perfect Gift for All Barbecue Lovers for $14.95 (list price $39.95)

GoFloats Unicorn Costume Tube - Giant Inflatable Unicorn with Suspenders - Must Have for Halloween - New for 2017 for $24.99 (list price $39.99)

Perfect Fitness Ab Carver Pro Roller for Core Workouts for $33.99 (list price $39.99)

Phone Holder for Bike, VAVA Bike Phone Mount with Dual Strap & Magnet Support, Magnetic Bicycle Phone Holder, Motorbike Mount for Both Smartphone and Action Camera for $10.99 (list price $15.99)

Best Choice Products Hammock 59" Cotton Double Wide Solid Wood Spreader Outdoor Patio Yard Hammock for $30.55 (list price $39.49)

Light My Fire Swedish FireKnife with 9.5 cm (3.75 Inch) Sandvik Stainless Steel Blade and Swedish FireSteel Fire Starter, Black for $24.82 (list price $29.31)

Melnor Metal Pulsating Sprinkler for $13.99 (list price $20.44)

GDEALER 120 Led 39ft Fairy Lights Fairy String Lights Battery Operated Waterproof 8 Modes Remote Control String Lights Copper Wire Firefly lights for Bedroom Wedding Festival Decor Cool White for $9.89 (list price $21.99)

Reehut 1/2-Inch Extra Thick High Density NBR Exercise Yoga Mat for Pilates, Fitness & Workout w/ Carrying Strap (Grey) for $19.99 (list price $39.99)

TOOLS

Black & Decker BD2KITCDDI 20V MAX Drill/Driver Impact Combo Kit for $59.99 (list price $99.99)

Black & Decker WM425-A Portable 550-Pound Project Center and Vise for $79.99 (list price $100.84)

Escolite UV Flashlight Black Light, 51 LED 395 nM Ultraviolet Blacklight Detector for Dog Urine, Pet Stains and Bed Bug for $10.50 (list price $25.99)

Hydroluxe Full-Chrome 24 Function Ultra-Luxury 3-way 2 in 1 Shower-Head /Handheld-Shower Combo for $24.99 (list price $54.99)

Clauss Titanium Bonded Bent Snips, 7" for $7.13 (list price $8.86)

Stanley 51-167 22-Ounce FatMax Xtreme AntiVibe Rip Claw Framing Hammer for $25.83 (list price $32.99)

Master Lock Padlock, Standard Dial Combination Lock, 1-7/8 in. Wide, Assorted Colors, 1505D for $5.62 (list price $6.93)

WORX WORXSAW 4-1/2" Compact Circular Saw – WX429L for $57.00 (list price $69.00)

Dremel 710-08 All-Purpose Rotary Accessory Kit, 160-Piece for $25.00 (list price $44.74)

Bosch GLM 20 Compact Laser Measure with Backlit Display, 65' for $39.98 (list price $49.99)

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16 Geeky Coasters to Keep Your Coffee Table Safe
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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
Etsy

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.

7. BUILDING BLOCKS; $19.99

Build your own coaster with this LEGO-esque design.

Buy on Amazon.

8. STAR TREK; $16.63

Star Trek ship coasters
Amazon

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
Bonanza

Cover your counter space with the cute face of Rilakkuma.

Buy on Bonanza.

11. HARRY POTTER; $50

Set of wood burned coasters featuring the crest of each Harry Potter house
Etsy

All the houses are present in this set of wood coasters.

Buy on Etsy.

12. FALLOUT; $25

fallout coasters
Etsy

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.

14. THE LAST AIRBENDER; FROM $13

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.

16. STUDIO GHIBLI; $25

Studio Ghibli Stone Tile Coasters
Etsy

These coasters feature scenes from the classics My Neighbor Totoro, Princess Mononoke, Spirited Away, and Howl's Moving Castle.

Buy on Etsy.

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19 Unusual Socks for Snazzy Feet
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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

4. SHARK CREW SOCKS; FROM $10.98

shark socks
Amazon

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

7. WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE; $10

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

9. HELLO PUPPY DOGS; $12.95

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

11. CONSTELLATIONS; $11.50

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
Jet

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
AliExpress

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

15. THE LITTLE PRINCE; $10.25

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

17. STORM TROOPER; $25

Stormtrooper socks
Buckle

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
Amazon

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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