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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 26.

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GADGETS, TOYS, AND MEDIA

Amazon Prime Deals, Bluetooth Headphones : HIFI ELITE Super66 : Premium, Over-the-Ear, Wireless Headphones : Microphone-feature, Noise-Isolating, Lightweight Headset Design for $49.99 (list price $319.99)

HIFI MC Micro Music System & Bluetooth Speaker : Premium Sound, Loud Volume, Powerful Bass, Water Resistant, Micro-SD Insert, Mic. Perfect Wireless Speaker for Home, Outdoors, Traveling .. (Black) for $19.99 (list price $99.99)

Streamlight 73200 KeyMate USB, Black for $13.49 (list price $18.00)

Tablet Stand Multi-Angle, Lamicall iPad Stand : Desktop Holder Dock for iPad mini Air 2 3 4 Pro, iPhone 5 6 7 Plus, Nintendo Switch, Nexus, Accessories, Samsung and Other Tablets (4-13 inch) - Silver for $16.14 (list price $69.99)

USB Type C Cable,JSAUX (6.6FT) USB 3.0 to USB C Cable Fast Charger Nylon Braided Cable for Samsung Galaxy Note 8 S8 plus,Google Pixel 2 XL,Moto Z Z2,LG V30 G5 G6 V20 Nintendo Switch More(Grey 2 Pack) for $11.99 (list price $24.99)

Anker Elite Dual Port 24W USB Travel Wall Charger PowerPort 2 with PowerIQ and Foldable Plug, for iPhone X / 8 / 7 / 7 Plus / 6s / 6s Plus, iPad Pro / Air 2 / mini 3 / mini 4, Samsung S4/ S5, and More for $10.99 (list price $29.99)

Okra 6-Port USB 2-in-1 Charging Station + Removable Hub Universal Desktop Tablet & Smartphone Multi-Device Hub Charging Dock for iPhone, iPad, Galaxy, Tablets (White) for $39.99 (list price $99.99)

HDTV Antenna- VIEWTEK Amplified Digital Indoor TV Antenna 50 Mile Range with Amplifier, 13 Ft Copper Coaxial Cable with USB Power Supply for $23.99 (list price $79.99)

Wansview Wireless 1080P IP Camera, WiFi Home Security Surveillance Camera for Baby /Elder/ Pet/Nanny Monitor, Pan/Tilt, Two-Way Audio & Night Vision Q3-S for $54.99 (list price $79.99)

HOLSEM Power Strip Surge Protector 8 Outlets & 2 Smart USB Charging Ports (5V/2.4A), 6' Heavy Duty Extension Cord, USB Outlet for Home & Office ,White for $25.95 (list price $59.99)

Stuhrling Original Watches Mens “Specialty Grand Regatta” Stainless Steel Professional Swiss Quartz Dive Watch for $69.99 (list price $1,195.00)

 

KITCHEN

Calphalon Nonstick Bakeware Set, 6-Pieces for $22.49 (list price $39.99)

1.5 Quart Stoneware Casserole Dish by Arousing Appetites - Cream White Oval Ceramic Nonstick Pot and Oven Safe Baking Pan with Decorative Design for $29.97 (list price $45.00)

Global G-2 - 8 inch, 20cm Chef's Knife for $99.95 (list price $159.00)

Cuisinart CSB-75BC Smart Stick 200 Watt 2 Speed Hand Blender, Brushed Chrome for $27.99 (list price $65.00)

Kitchen Gizmo Snap 'N Strain Strainer, Clip On Silicone Colander, Fits all Pots and Bowls - Red for $12.49 (list price $19.99)

Chef’s Star 15 Ounce Stemless Wine Glasses Set – Classic Durable Wine Cups Ideal for All Occasions - Packaged in a Gift box - Top Gift Idea! - Shatter-Resistant Glass (6 pack for $13.95 (list price $19.99)

Bamber Wood Rolling Pin, 11 Inch by 1-1/5 Inch for $8.98 (list price $17.99)

Herb Scissors, X-Chef Kitchen Scissors 5 Blades Stainless Steel with Clean Comb Cover Fast and Easy Clean for $7.99 (list price $19.99)

Salt Pepper Grinder, Stainless Steel Salt and Pepper Mills with One Hand Stands Mini Thumb Push for Peppercorns, Sea Salt, Spices, Table Seasoning Grinders for $10.99 (list price $29.99)

OXO Good Grips 10-Piece Airtight Food Storage POP Container Value Set for $79.96 (list price $99.99)

Mercer Culinary Millennia 10-Inch Wide Bread Knife for $15.95 (list price $20.95)

Hamilton Beach 62682RZ Hand Mixer with Snap-On Case, White for $14.96 (list price $19.96)

Spring Chef Swivel Vegetable Peeler for $7.99 (list price $14.99)

HOME

Snuggle-Pedic Ultra-Luxury Bamboo Shredded Memory Foam Pillow Combination With Adjustable Fit and Zipper Removable Kool-Flow Breathable Cooling Hypoallergenic Pillow Cover (Queen) for $59.99 (list price $149.00)

Sauder 415109 Salt Oak Finish Harbor View Computer Desk with Hutch for $316.18 (list price $479.00)

330GSM Fleece Blankets King Size for The Bed Warm Sofa Blanket 90" x 108"(Dark Grey King) for $23.98 (list price $113.94)

Pro Breeze PB-02-US Electric Mini Dehumidifier, 1100 Cubic Feet for $49.99 (list price $79.99)

ToiletTree Toilet Brush with Lid for $19.95 (list price $29.95)

Fuller Tile Grout E-Z Scrubber & Telescopic Steel Handle Set for $21.71 (list price $25.00)

Unger Total Reach Cobweb Duster for $7.97 (list price $14.29)

Sabalkos Turkish Hotel & Spa 4-Piece Luxury Bath Towel Set 27 x 54 Inch, White for $39.99 (list price $62.99)

FURINNO 11157GYW/BK End Table Bedroom Night Stand W/Bin Drawer, French Oak Grey/black, Small for $29.28 (list price $65.99)

Wooden Alarm Clock, LED Digital Clock with White Backlitght Digit, 3 Levels Adjustable Brightness 3 Groups of Alarm Time, Voice Control and Display Time, Date, Temperature and Humidity for Home for $27.99 (list price $49.99)

100% Natural Air Purifier Bag - Odor Absorber, Eliminator for Cars - Moisture & Mold Removal For Closet Shoes, Bathroom & Pet Litter Bamboo Activated Charcoal Car Air Freshener and Deodorizer for $9.99 (list price $12.99)

Bissell 1940 PowerFresh Steam Mop Hard Floor Steam Cleaner, Blue for $87.95 (list price $99.99)

HEALTH AND BEAUTY

Set of 2 Vya Naturals Rose Facial Scrub For Face (Dry Powder Exfoliant)-With Real Rose Petals-Natural Microdermabrasion Scrub-Face Mask For Exfoliation & Hydration, Minimize Pores & Dull Skin for $17.98 (list price $38.00)

Gillette Fusion Manual Men’s Razor Blade Refills, 12 Count, Mens Razors / Blades for $32.99 (list price $47.99)

3D Magnetic Eyelashes by WEBSUN, Reusable False Eyelashes for Natural Look (1 Pair 4 Pieces), No Glue Required Fake Mink Lashes for $11.99 (list price $28.99)

Philips Norelco Electric shaver 3100, S3310/81 series 3000 for $39.95 (list price $49.99)

PiperWai Natural Deodorant 2 oz for $12.99 (list price $14.00)

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)

Neutrogena Rapid Wrinkle Repair Moisturizer With Spf 30, 1 Fl. Oz. for $16.24 (list price $19.99)

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

KIPOZI Pro Flat Iron with 1 Inch Titanium Ion plates Hair Straightener Adjustable Temperature Suitable for All Hair Types Makes Hair Shiny & Silky Heats Up Fast Dual Voltage Rose Pink for $35.06 (list price $98.99)

OUTDOORS, GARDEN, AND SPORTS

Streamlight 88047 ProTac HL 3 1,100 Lumen Professional Tactical Flashlight with High/Low/Strobe w/ 3x CR123A Batteries for $59.46 (list price $81.67)

Streamlight MicroStream Ultra-compact Aluminum body with AAA Alkaline Battery, 3.5 Inch - 1.04 oz (Black) for $12.00 (list price $19.56)

Case Logic DCB-309 SLR Camera Backpack -Black for $44.24 (list price $58.99)

STURME Carabiner Clip Aluminum D-Ring Locking durable Strong and Light Large Carabiners Clip Set for Outdoor Camping Screw Gate Lock Hooks Spring Link Improved Design Pack (9 PACK) for $10.99 (list price $19.99)

Zippo Hand Warmer, 12-Hour - Blaze Orange for $13.69 (list price $21.95)

GardenHOME Garden and Yard Leaf Scoops/Hand Rakes with Adjustable Handles - Large Sized Multi-use for Leaves, Lawn and Trash Pick-Up (1 Pair - 2 Leaf Scoops) for $10.99 (list price $26.99)

Smoker Box for BBQ Grill Wood Chips - 25% THICKER STAINLESS STEEL WON'T WARP - Charcoal & Gas Barbecue Meat Smoking with Hinged Lid - Best Grilling Accessories & Utensils Gift for Dad by Cave Tools for $21.98 (list price $29.99)
 

TOOLS

Stanley 94-248 65-Piece Homeowner's Tool Kit for $27.99 (list price $38.67)

DEWALT DW1361 Titanium Pilot Point Drill Bit Set, 21-Piece for $19.99 (list price $25.99)

First Alert 2030F Fire and Water Safe, 0.39 Cubic Feet, Grey for $48.42 (list price $65.07)

PREMIUM 62 in 1 Repair Tool Kit With 56 Magnetic Bit Set - Precision Screwdriver Set With Ratcheting Screwdriver - iPhone / Cell Phone / Computer Repair Tools / Electrician Tool Kit for $13.99 (list price $39.99)

Starrett RS-24 Steel L-Shaped Rafter/Framing Square, 24" x 16" Length for $14.50 (list price $19.49)

IRWIN VISE-GRIP Wire Stripper/Cutter, 6", 2078316 for $9.81 (list price $14.53)

Tacklife SDH13DC Advanced Cordless Screwdriver 3.6-Volt 2000mAh MAX Torque 4N.m 3-Position Rechargeable with 31 Screwdriver Bits in Case,4 LED Light,Flashlight,USB Charging for Around House Small Jobs for $19.97 (list price $55.99)

SE MZ101B Helping Hand with Magnifying Glass for $8.52 (list price $8.52)

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.

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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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