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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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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)



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)


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)


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)


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)


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)

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16 Geeky Coasters to Keep Your Coffee Table Safe

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

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.


Build your own coaster with this LEGO-esque design.

Buy on Amazon.

8. STAR TREK; $16.63

Star Trek ship coasters

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

Cover your counter space with the cute face of Rilakkuma.

Buy on Bonanza.


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

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

Buy on Etsy.

12. FALLOUT; $25

fallout coasters

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.


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.


Studio Ghibli Stone Tile Coasters

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

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


shark socks

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


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


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


These fun socks feature a few constellations, including Ursa Minor and Orion.

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12. DOCTOR WHO; $14.95

Doctor Who Tardis Women's Knee High Socks

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

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


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


Stormtrooper socks

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

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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