Check Out Friday's Awesome 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, April 28.

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GADGETS, TOYS, MEDIA, AND ELECTRONICS

SleepCompanion, the #1 sleep enhancing and monitoring light for $94.64 (list price $99.99)

SkylinkHome TD-318 Home Control Wireless LCD Deluxe Remote Transmitter with Scene & Timer setting feature for $19.65 (list price $24.99)

Wemo Mini Smart Plug, Wi-Fi Enabled, Works with Amazon Alexa for $29.99 (list price $34.99)

Wink Hub 2 for $90.00 (list price $99.00)

Smart Color Light Strip USB LED LTB010 with Bluetooth, 2 meters (6.5ft) LED Strip, Water Resistant, 16 Million Colors, Proximity Control, Schedule On/Off, Dimmable, Apple Watch Compatable for $34.99 (list price $49.99)

JAM Plus Portable Speaker (Grey) HX-P240GY for $19.99 (list price $28.11)

Tacklife SLM01 Classic Decibel Meter Portable Sound Level Meter Tester Measuring 30dBA~130dBA Accuracy within +/-1.5dBA Max/Min & Hold Function with Large LCD Screen Display 9V Battery Included for $16.97 (list price $79.99)

Kootek Portable Clip On Music Light Stand 9 LED Orchestra Lamp Adjustable Neck Reading Light Rechargeable USB Book Lights for $19.99 (list price $25.99)

Panasonic BK-3HCCA4BA Eneloop Pro AA High Capacity Ni-MH Pre-Charged Rechargeable Batteries (Pack of 4) for $16.99 (list price $24.99)

Doberman Security Ultra-Slim Design Security Alarm, White (SE-0106W-2PK) for $23.00 (list price $27.10)

Bose SoundLink Mini Bluetooth Speaker II (Carbon) for $179.00 (list price $199.00)

Masterbuilt 20072115 Bluetooth Smart Digital Electric Smoker, 30-Inch for $276.00 (list price $326.81)

Ecobee3 Thermostat with Sensor, Wi-Fi, 2nd Generation, Works with Amazon Alexa for $198.25 (list price $249.00)

Hunter Fan Company 99107 SimpleConnect Programmable Control, Small, White for $40.00 (list price $99.00)

Scientific Explorer Magic Science Kit for Wizards Only for $10.84 (list price $23.99)

Backyard Safari Lazer Light Bug Vac for $11.02 (list price $17.00)

WakaWaka Power+ Solar-Powered Flashlight + Charger, Black for $59.99 (list price $79.00)

Energizer Max AA Premium Alkaline Batteries (24-Pack), No Leaks - Guaranteed or we will replace your device for $13.89 (list price $28.61)

Bluetooth Headphones, Hussar Magicbuds Best Wireless Sports Earphones with Mic, IPX7 Waterproof, HD Sound with Bass, Noise Cancelling, Secure Fit, Up to 9 Hours of Play for iPhone Android (Upgraded) for $28.99 (list price $169.99)

SoundFit Plus Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker - Durable Portable Outdoor Wireless Sound System - Features Powerful Bass and Clear Treble - Hands-Free with Built-In Microphone - Dust and Shock Resistant for $32.95 (list price $79.95)

Anker Quick Charge 3.0 39W Dual USB Car Charger, PowerDrive Speed 2 for Galaxy S7 / S6 / Edge / Plus, Note 5 / 4 and PowerIQ for iPhone 7 / 6s / Plus, iPad Pro / Air 2 / mini, LG, Nexus, HTC and More for $21.99 (list price $59.99)

AmazonBasics Mini DisplayPort (Thunderbolt) to HDMI Adapter for $8.99 (list price $9.99)

Wireless Presenter, Doosl Wireless Presenter, RF 2.4GHz Powerpoint Clicker Presentation Remote Control Pen. for $14.99 (list price $27.90)

Bamboo Solar Calculator, Natural Handmade Crafted Environmentally Friendly Calculator 12 digits dual power Bamboo Wooden mini Calculator for $19.99 (list price $26.99)

FosPower All-In-One International Power Adapter, High Speed [3.1A] Dual USB Ports Travel Plug Charger (US UK EU AU) for iPhone, iPad, Smartphones, Tablets, Laptop - Black for $9.99 (list price $12.97)

Amprobe BAT-200 Battery Tester for $6.26 (list price $7.95)

Bose SoundTrue around-ear headphones II - Apple devices, Charcoal for $99.95 (list price $179.95)

Anker PowerCore+ mini, 3350mAh Lipstick-Sized Portable Charger (3rd Generation, Premium Aluminum Power Bank), One of the Most Compact External Batteries for $12.99 (list price $39.99)

Bloodborne: The Card Game for $19.99 (list price $34.99)

Blood Rage for $46.69 (list price $79.99)

The Grizzled Cooperative Card Game for $22.61 (list price $24.99)

100 Assorted Pokemon Trading Cards with Bonus 6 Free Holo Foils for $13.94

Pandemic Board Game for $26.89 (list price $39.99)

Zombicide Black Plague Board Game for $69.75 (list price $99.99)

Play Doh Fun Factory Set for $7.85 (list price $9.99)

Play-Doh Plus Color Set, NET WT 8OZ, 8-Pack for $5.99 (list price $8.99)

Play-Doh Max The Cement Mixer for $15.59 (list price $51.99)

KITCHEN

Denby Azure Cascade Mug, Aqua for $21.88 (list price $34.00)

JoyJolt Savor Double Wall Insulated glasses Espresso Mugs Set of 2, 5.4-Ounces for $14.99 (list price $29.95)

Old & Urban Moscow Mule Mug - 100% Pure Solid Copper Mugs, 16 oz Unlined, No Nickel Interior, Handcrafted Hammered Copper Cups for $15.95 (list price $49.95)

Disney Mickey Mouse Mug Warmer, Black/Red for $9.19 (list price $11.98)

Greens Steel 10oz Stainless Steel Cups (4 Pack) Great for Kids - 10 oz/ 300ml for $24.95 (list price $49.99)

JavaPresse Manual Coffee Grinder | Conical Burr Mill for Precision Brewing | Brushed Stainless Steel for $23.99 (list price $59.99)

Monster Brew Home Brewing Supp Amber Beer Bottles (24 Pack), 12 oz for $21.86 (list price $23.37)

Chef's Star CASE OF 6 - 16 oz. EASY CAP Beer Bottles - CLEAR for $16.79 (list price $29.99)

"Magic" Reusable Labels - 12 Vinyl Static Cling Stickers for Glass, Ceramic, Metal, Plastic - Re-Write with Wet Erase Markers - Tag Spices, Preserves, Bottles, Pitchers, Canisters and Mason Jars for $11.85 (list price $27.99)

Native Spring Chalkboard Labels, Premium Waterproof Peel and Stick for Jars, Pantries, Craft Rooms Black for $10.97 (list price $19.97)

Rachael Ray 10-Piece Cucina Nonstick Bakeware Set, Latte Brown with Cranberry Red Handle for $49.14 (list price $52.05)

Farberware Nonstick Bakeware 4-Piece Toaster Oven Set, Gray for $18.91 (list price $40.00)

Ozera 2 Pack Silicone Ice Cube Tray Molds Candy Mold Cake Mold Chocolate Mold, 15 Cavity, Blue for $10.99 (list price $19.99)

Mirenlife 8-Cavity Egg Shape Non Stick Silicone Mold for Chocolate, Pastry, Cake, Muffin, Bread, Big Ice Cube, Soap, and More for $8.98 (list price $19.99)

Contigo SnapSeal Byron Vacuum Insulated Stainless Steel Travel Mug, 24oz, Matte Black for $12.51 (list price $14.99)

Contigo Snapseal(TM) Byron Stainless Steel Travel Mug, 24 oz., Stormy Weather for $11.12 (list price $14.72)

Blendtec TB-621-25 Total Blender Classic with WildSide+ Jar, Black (Certified Refurbished) for $199.99 (list price $279.95)

Oster CKSTWFBF10MR-ECO DuraCeramic Flip Waffle Maker, Candy Apple Red for $28.79 (list price $39.99)

Proctor-Silex 59738A Hand Blender for $14.44 (list price $19.01)

BLACK+DECKER GD2011B Family Sized Electric Griddle, 20 x 11-Inch, Black for $26.99 (list price $39.99)

HOME

Swiffer WetJet Hardwood and Floor Spray Mop Cleaner Starter Kit, Includes: 1 Power Mop, 5 Pads, Cleaner Solution, Batteries for $22.97 (list price $51.98)

Zober Flexible Zippered Underbed Storage Bag (Pack of 2) Breathable Polypropylene Storage Bags for Blankets Clothes, Shoes, and Linens 18 x 42 x 6 inches - Java for $14.95 (list price $24.99)

AmazonBasics Microfiber Sheet Set, Cal King, Navy Blue for $21.24 (list price $24.99)

Holmes Portable Desktop Heater with Comfort Control Thermostat and Cool-Touch Housing, HFH111T-NU for $26.99 (list price $31.85)

Kiera Grace Cubbi Contemporary Floating Wall Shelves, 5 by 5-Inch, 7 by 7-Inch, 9 by 9-Inch, White, Set of 3 for $17.00 (list price $24.99)

CYLEN HOME - Memory Foam Bamboo Charcoal Infused Ventilated Orthopedic Seat Cushion for Coccyx Back Support - Blue Washable & Breathable Cover for $22.89 (list price $69.99)

GORILLA GRIP Rectangle (35-Inch-by-16-Inch) Non-Slip Machine Washable Bath Mat, Clear for $10.99 (list price $29.99)

Natures Miracle Laundry Boost Stain and Odor Additive - 32 FL Oz for $5.59 (list price $6.99)

Essence of Bamboo Pillows - The Original Premium Hypoallergenic Down Alternative Fiber Pillow with Bamboo Derived Rayon / Poly Cover- Designed and Filled in USA (Queen 2-Pack) Best Sleep Ever for $39.99 (list price $149.99)

Mellanni Bed Sheet Set - Brushed Microfiber 1800 Bedding - Wrinkle, Fade, Stain Resistant - Hypoallergenic - 4 Piece (Queen, White) for $19.70 (list price $59.99)

Lysol No Mess Automatic Toilet Bowl Cleaner, Citrus, 2 Count for $2.97 (list price $6.33)

Lysol Disinfecting Wipes Value Pack, Lemon & Lime Blossom, 240 Wipes (3 Packs of 80 Wipes) for $8.99 (list price $13.99)

Black Sonoma 6 Drawer Dresser for $196.69 (list price $278.90)

Furinno 11159EX/BR Multipurpose Storage Cabinet w/4 Bin Drawers, Espresso/Brown for $34.45 (list price $40.66)

URPOWER 500ml Aromatherapy Essential Oil Diffuser Humidifier with 4 Timer Settings, 7 LED Color Changing Lamps and Waterless Auto Shut-off for $21.99 (list price $59.99)

Powilling 300ml Essential Oil Diffuser, Wood Grain Ultrasonic Aroma Diffuser with 4 Timer Settings, 7 LED Color Changing Lamps and Waterless Auto Switch-off for $21.99 (list price $57.99)

InterDesign Raphael Bathroom Shower Caddy, Regular - Satin for $14.06 (list price $19.99)

AmazonBasics Fade-Resistant Cotton 6-Piece Towel Set, Acorn for $14.69 (list price $17.99)

HEALTH AND BEAUTY

Vitafusion Vitamin D3 Gummy Vitamins, Assorted Flavors, 150 Count for $8.49 (list price $10.49)

Vitamin K2 (MK7) with D3 Supplement - Vitamin D & K Complex for Strong Bones and a Healthy Heart - 5000 IU of Vitamin D3 & 90 mcg of Vitamin K2 MK-7 - 60 Small & Easy to Swallow Vegetable Capsules for $19.99 (list price $24.99)

NOW Vitamin D-3 & K-2,120 Veg Capsules for $4.99 (list price $7.31)

BIOTIN PRO WITH CALCIUM. Potent Formula, 10,000 mcg. Best Product for Hair, Skin and Nails. Non GMO, Made in USA. Metabolic support supplement, Vitamin H for hair growth, healthy skin and strong nails for $16.70 (list price $19.70)

John Allan's Pomade Blu, 2.4 oz. for $18.00 (list price $24.00)

ZENSATION Collagen Rose Facial Toner Colourless, 4.2 Oz for $22.75 (list price $35.00)

ZENSATION Forever Young Advanced Micro Vibration Spa Treatment for $42.25 (list price $65.00)

Germ-X 1000042964 Moisturizing Hand Sanitizer Lotion 12 oz. (Pack of 6) for $27.32 (list price $50.87)

Deva Curl Ultra Creamy Daily Conditioner, One Condition, 32-Ounces for $31.81 (list price $39.96)

OGX Nourishing Conditioner, Coconut Milk, Salon Size, 25.4 Ounce for $11.31 (list price $12.99)

Organic Argan Oil Conditioner - 11oz - Get Shiny, Silky Hair, Moisturizes Damaged Hair, Dry Scalp, Hypoallergenic, Sulfate Free - Lavender - Tree to Tub for $17.99 (list price $28.00)

Nexxus Humectress Moisture Conditioner, for Dry Hair 33.8 oz for $24.49 (list price $28.59)

Organic Castor Oil - 100% USDA Certified Pure Cold Pressed Hexane free - Boost Growth For Eyelashes, Hair, Eyebrows, Face and Skin - with Treatment Applicator Kit - Satisfaction Guarantee, 1oz (30ml) for $15.77 (list price $29.95)

Argan Oil Shampoo, Sulfate Free, 8 oz. - With Argan, Jojoba, Avocado, Almond, Peach Kernel, Camellia Seed, and Keratin - 100% Safe for Color Treated Hair - For Men, Women, and Teens - All Hair Types - Most Beneficial Haircare Product Available for $10.95 (list price $25.00)

Anjou Ionic Hair Straightener Brush Electric Ceramic Heating Straightening Brush Anti-Burn & Anti-Static for Frizzy Hair (Max 450℉, Adjustable Temperature, Auto Lock, 120-min Timer) for $24.99 (list price $89.99)

ElleSye 8-Piece Soft Synthetic Makeup Brush Set with Sponge and Braided Bag, Silver for $8.99 (list price $25.99)

Dove Men+Care Body Wash, Extra Fresh 23.5 oz for $6.97 (list price $9.19)

Q-tips Cotton Swabs, 2000 count for $8.88 (list price $14.89)

Gillette Fusion Manual Men's Razor Blade Refills, 12 Count for $33.97 (list price $47.99)

Oral-B Sensitive Gum Care Electric Toothbrush Replacement Brush Heads Refill, 3 Count for $14.49 (list price $19.99)

Nicorette Nicotine Gum, Stop Smoking Aid, 4mg, White Ice Mint Flavor, 160 count for $58.04 (list price $79.99)

Dove Men+Care Body and Face Bar, Extra Fresh 4 oz, 10 Bar for $11.47 (list price $14.99)

Eye Gel for Wrinkles, Fine Lines, Dark Circles, Puffiness & Bags - 100% Natural, 75% ORGANIC, With Hyaluronic Acid, Jojoba Oil, MSM, Peptides & More for $15.48 (list price $29.99)

Neutrogena T/Gel Therapeutic Shampoo Original Formula, 4.4 Fl. Oz for $3.37 (list price $7.59)

Anti-Aging Daily Facial Moisturizer for Men 4oz - All natural & organic anti-wrinkle face lotion - For all skin types for $23.96 (list price $45.00)

Daily Power Scrub Facial Cleanser For Men - 8 OZ - Face Wash + Energizing Toner + Exfoliating Scrub All-In-One - Natural & Certified Organic Ingredients for $24.95 (list price $39.00)

OFFICE, ART, AND SCHOOL SUPPLIES

Post-it Notes, 1 3/8 in x 1 7/8 in, Cape Town Collection, 18 Pads/Pack, 100 Sheets/Pad (653-18AU) for $7.98 (list price $15.88)

Post-it Notes, Recycled Pop-Up Refill, 3 x 3 Inches, Canary Yellow, 12 Pads per Pack (R330RP-12YW) for $9.37 (list price $24.25)

Aimeio Creative Self-Stick Notes Post it Notes Sticky Note Memo Notes (20 Sheets/Pad,8 Pad/Pack) for $19.99 (list price $19.99)

Post-it Super Sticky Notes, 2 in x 2 in, Marrakesh Collection, 8 Pads/Pack (622-8SSAN) for $6.08 (list price $10.45)

Post-it Pop-Up Notes, 18-Pads Cabinet Pack, 100 Sheets-Pad (R330-18CTCP) for $28.36 (list price $42.08)

Tombow Mono Hybrid Correction Tape, 10-Pack for $10.84 (list price $14.69)

Pentel EnerGel RTX Retractable Liquid Gel Pen, Medium Line, Metal Tip, Assorted Ink, 8-Pack (BL77BP8M) for $15.54 (list price $24.00)

Pentel Color Shades Writing Pack - Black (BLBKALZBPA) for $4.48 (list price $6.44)

Courise - 108 Unique Colors Gel Pen Set for $16.99 (list price $79.99)

Leather Writing Journal Notebook, MALEDEN Classic Spiral Bound Notebook Refillable Diary Sketchbook Gifts with Unlined Travel Journals to Write in for Girls and Boys (Sky Blue) for $8.99 (list price $16.99)

Custom Self Inking Rubber Stamp - 3 Lines (42A1539) for $8.70 (list price $19.99)

BIC Pencil Xtra Sparkle (colorful barrels), Medium Point (0.7 mm), 24-Count for $4.08 (list price $5.19)

Paper Mate Flair Felt Tip Pens, Medium Point, Limited Edition Tropical & Assorted Colors, 24 Pack for $17.01 (list price $20.02)

Epson XP-640 Expression Premium Wireless Color Photo Printer with Scanner & Copier for $69.99 (list price $149.99)

Paper Mate InkJoy 300RT Retractable Ballpoint Pens, Medium Point, Black, 24 Count for $8.92 (list price $14.31)

EXPO Low-Odor Dry Erase Set, Ultra Fine Tip, Assorted Colors, 7-Piece for $11.99 (list price $14.11)

Avery Index Maker Clear Pocket Clear Label Dividers, 8-Tab Set (75501) for $5.28 (list price $9.29)

Post-it Super Sticky Notes, 6 in x 4 in, Rio de Janeiro Collection, 8 Pads/Pack (6445-SSP) for $11.21 (list price $13.78)

Duck Brand Bubble Wrap Original Cushioning, 12-Inches x 150-Feet, Single Roll (284054) for $18.35 (list price $20.99)

Epson WorkForce ES-500W Wireless Color Duplex Document Scanner for PC and Mac, Auto Document Feeder (ADF) for $319.99 (list price $399.99)

Tombow Blending Kit, Palette, Mister, & Colorless Blender, 1-Pack for $5.47 (list price $7.99)

Sakura 30067 8-Piece Pigma Micron, Graphic & Brush Pen Set, Black for $10.81 (list price $23.19)

Scratch Map  USA Edition Personalised Map by Luckies for $17.85 (list price $27.57)

Columbian CO171 (#10) 4-1/8x9-1/2-Inch Poly-Klear Left Window Security Tinted White Envelopes, 500 Count for $18.49 (list price $24.04)

Adams 3303-50-0569 People Shaped Magnet Clip, Assorted Colors for $9.17 (list price $11.31)

Highland Pop-up Notes, 3 x 3 Inches, Assorted Pastel Colors, 12 Pack for $9.00 (list price $11.17)

BIC Xtra Fun Stripes #2 HB Black Lead Pencil with Latex Free Eraser, 18-Count for $5.36 (list price $7.36)

Epson FastFoto FF-640 High-Speed Photo Scanning System with Auto Photo Feeder for $549.99 (list price $649.99)

OUTDOORS, GARDEN, AND SPORTS

Quik Shade Expedition EX100 10'x10' Instant Canopy for $70.67 (list price $149.99)

Coleman 48 Quart Performance Cooler Holds 63 Cans, Red for $19.99 (list price $30.23)

Camelbak Products Chute Water Bottle, Charcoal, 1-Liter for $12.99 (list price $14.00)

Coghlan's Kids Magnifier for $6.17 (list price $7.95)

CamelBak Forge Travel Mug, Blaze, 16-Ounce for $25.27 (list price $30.00)

Coleman 10-In. Steel Tent Stakes for $5.00 (list price $9.28)

True Temper Forged Round Point Digging Shovel - 2585600 for $14.98 (list price $19.99)

SKLZ Pro Mini Basketball Hoop W/ Ball. 18"x12" Shatterproof Backboard. for $19.99 (list price $29.99)

INTEY Multitool Knife pocket, Portable Stainless Steel 14 in 1 Folding Blade Mi Pliers (Black) for $11.99 (list price $38.99)

Pictek Electric Bug Zapper, Handheld Mosquito Swatter Racket Bug Zapper Racket for Both Indoor and Outdoor Use, Powered by 2 AA batteries included for $12.99 (list price $24.99)

ThermoPro Electric Wireless Digital Food Cooking Meat BBQ Grill Oven Smoker Thermometer with Timer, Black for $15.99 (list price $39.99)

Culinary Herb Seed Collection - 100% NON-GMO, Easy-to Grow Heirloom Seeds - from a REAL Seed Company! for $12.99 (list price $19.99)

InStep Sync Single Trailer, Blue for $87.42 (list price $119.99)

INTEY Folding Picnic Table, Portable Ultralight Roll Up Camping Table with Storage Bag for Outdoors for $26.99 (list price $42.99)

Nutri-Vet Hairball Paw-Gel for Cats, Chicken Flavor, 3-Ounce for $4.43 (list price $9.99)

Weber 7447 Compact Rapidfire Chimney Starter for $11.05 (list price $13.99)

SharpSurvival Survival Tin Emergency Preparedness Survival Kit (10 Items) for $14.99 (list price $39.99)

Portland Design Works Bar-Ista Coffee Cup Holder for $16.99 (list price $22.00)

Baden Champions Bocce Ball Set, 90mm and 107mm, Durable Case and Measuring Tape for $71.65 (list price $109.99)

Lightning Nuggets N100SEB Firestarters Super Economy Box of Fire-Starting Nuggets, 100 Count for $20.76 (list price $31.99)

TOOLS

Hitachi C10FCH2 15-Amp 10-inch Single Bevel Compound Miter Saw with Laser Marker for $141.80 (list price $159.97)

Gerber EVO Tanto Knife, Serrated Edge, Large [31-001755] for $25.84 (list price $39.00)

Tacklife EST01-2 Advanced Outlet Testers Socket Wall Plug Detector for Correct Wiring Neutral Live Earth US Sockets Testing 90-120V (2 Packs) for $27.97 (list price $39.99)

SentrySafe X055 Security Safe, 0.5 Cubic Feet, Black for $46.98 (list price $58.98)

SIMBR Extension Cord Power Cord UL Listed SJTW Red (50FT) for $27.99 (list price $49.99)

Makita XT273R 18V LXT Lithium-Ion Compact Cordless 2-Pc. Combo Kit (2.0Ah) for $174.00 (list price $259.00)

Etekcity MSR-R500 Digital Multimeter , Electronic Volt Amp Ohm Meter with Diode and Continuity Test, Backlight LCD Display, Red for $12.98 (list price $39.99)

Keter 17182239 Folding Compact Workbench Work Table, 21.7 x 33.5 x 29.75-Inches, Black for $69.99 (list price $109.99)

INTEY OBD II Car Vehicle Code Reader Auto Diagnostic Scan Tool for $27.09 (list price $59.99)

Gorilla Super Glue, 6 g for $2.53 (list price $4.49)

Bosch JS470EB 7-Amp Barrel-Grip Jigsaw for $147.99 (list price $301.00)

3M Rugged Comfort Quick Latch Half Facepiece Reusable Respirator for $15.16 (list price $19.99)

Hitachi C10FCH2 15-Amp 10-inch Single Bevel Compound Miter Saw with Laser Marker for $141.80 (list price $159.97)

Gerber EVO Tanto Knife, Serrated Edge, Large [31-001755] for $25.84 (list price $39.00)

Tacklife EST01-2 Advanced Outlet Testers Socket Wall Plug Detector for Correct Wiring Neutral Live Earth US Sockets Testing 90-120V (2 Packs) for $27.97 (list price $39.99)

SentrySafe X055 Security Safe, 0.5 Cubic Feet, Black for $46.98 (list price $58.98)

SIMBR Extension Cord Power Cord UL Listed SJTW Red (50FT) for $27.99 (list price $49.99)

Makita XT273R 18V LXT Lithium-Ion Compact Cordless 2-Pc. Combo Kit (2.0Ah) for $174.00 (list price $259.00)

General Tools 836 Angle-izer Template Tool for $2.11 (list price $22.64)

LifeHammer The Original Emergency Hammer with Seatbelt Cutter, Made in The Netherlands, Orange for $16.95 (list price $19.99)

10 Cozy Mugs for Everyone on Your Holiday Gift List

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A mug is the perfect all-purpose gift. It’s just as appropriate for your office Secret Santa as it is for your best friend. But in a world stacked to the brim with cool drinking vessels for warm beverages, which to choose? Take a look at these 11 whimsical, wonderful mugs that will please just about everyone on your holiday shopping list.

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1. Game Boy Heat Change Mug

A mug decorated to look like a Game Boy
Firebox

Need a gift for a video game master, or just someone who’s nostalgic for the ‘90s? Try a drinkable Game Boy. The two consoles on either side of this mug "turn on" in response to heat, revealing a start screen and a classic shot from a game of Mario. This way, your caffeine-swilling friend will get to watch their Game Boy power on at the same time they do.

Find it at Firebox for
$7.

2. Personalized Map City Mug

Three mint-green and white mugs stacked on top of each other
Etsy

Let someone on your list show off their hometown pride with a map mug customized to showcase their favorite place. Geek Group’s personalized mugs can be tailor-made to map out the boundaries of a certain city or even a single neighborhood, down to specific coordinates. The 11-ounce, fade-resistant mugs come in a variety of different color schemes, including black and white, pink, mint (above), and multi-colored. Even better, the shop helps fund programming at the Geek Group National Science Institute in Grand Rapids, Michigan, a nonprofit dedicated to science and technology education.

Find it at Etsy for $12.

3. Heat Changing Constellation Mug

Amateur star-gazers will be wowed by this star-chart morph mug from the Unemployed Philosopher’s Guild. Featuring a dark image of the night sky, as it warms up, it reveals the 11 major constellations within. It's a perfect companion for someone who likes sitting out on the porch with some hot chocolate and finding the real constellations.

Find it at Amazon for $16 and also at these other retailers:

4. Ember Ceramic Mug

There’s nothing worse than going to take a sip of coffee and realizing it’s gone ice-cold. With Ember, your giftee will never have to worry about their coffee or tea cooling down, because the mug is designed to keep their drink at the exact temperature they specify. It links up with a smartphone app so that the user can remotely adjust the ideal temperature, and get a notification once their beverage has hit that temperature.

Find it at Ember for $80 and also at these other retailers:

5. Anatomy Of ... Mugs

Two images of a mug that reads 'Anatomy of a Maine Coon' with a drawing of a cat on it
Etsy

Your favorite animal lover will go gaga over these cutesy mugs by UK-based illustrator Sophie Corrigan. Her "Anatomy Of" mug series covers cats, dogs, birds, betta fish, cows, giraffes, hedgehogs, and basically any other animal that could be construed as adorable. No matter what kind of animal—pet or otherwise—tickles your friend’s fancy, Corrigan has a whimsical illustration to go with it.

Find it at Society 6 for $11 and up.

6. Climate Change Morph Mug

Two mugs depict a world map and rising sea levels.
Amazon

Perfect for the environmental activist in your life, this mug is a daily reminder of the effect humankind has on the planet. The heat-activated mug reflects what’s happening as the Earth warms, slowly causing continents to disappear as the polar ice caps melt and sea levels rise. Goodbye, Florida. Not all of your friends will be delighted to deal with the grim realities of climate change over breakfast, but for particularly ardent environmentalists, it will make a great conversation piece when their science-denying relatives come to visit.

Find it at Amazon for $16.

7. Animal Snout Cups

A woman raises a white cup to her mouth that is shaped like a dog’s snout.
Firebox

These 6-ounce cups are sure to make any breakfast companion laugh, and they make a great novelty gift for an animal lover in your life. When they tip the cup up to their lips, they will suddenly have a new snout. The mugs come in either the shape of a dog’s nose or a pig’s, but there’s nothing stopping you from gifting both.

Find it at Firebox for $7.

8. Banned Books Morph Mug

Two mugs feature the titles of books that have been banned, one with the titles blacked out.
Uncommon Goods

Your literary friends and family will fight over this morphing mug decorated with the titles of classic books that have been banned at some point. As the mug warms up, the black lines censoring the titles—from To Kill a Mockingbird to Naked Lunch—reveal themselves.

Find it at Uncommon Goods for $12.

9. Donut Warming Mug

A coffee mug lies on its side to reveal a platform to hold a donut, while another sits with a donut on top nearby.
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Give your favorite donut lover the perfect breakfast with this donut-warming mug, which will keep their breakfast pastry warm from the heat of their coffee. The top of the mug features a built-in lid that serves as a resting place for a small pastry (or cookie), warmed by the steam of a good cup of joe.

Find It at Amazon for $16 and also at these other retailers:

10. Mondarian Color-Changing Mug

A mug features a Mondrian-inspired design.
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Your beloved art connoisseur can take inspiration from this morphing mug from the Museum of Modern Art’s design store. Before you pour in hot liquid, it looks like it just features a black and white grid. Once it heats up, its color-changing surface reveals a design inspired by the artist Piet Mondrian.

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11 Brilliant Gifts for the Notebook Enthusiast

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Science says it's easier to organize and remember information when you write it down. Help everyone on your list stay on track with these charming notebooks that are great for artists, writers, planners, and dreamers.

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1. Poketo Concept Planner


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Your loved ones could tap reminders into their phones, but this glam pink planner makes keeping appointments much more fun. The 252-page, open-dated book includes space to scribble goals for the week, month, and year as well as calendar sheets for scheduling activities. The binding lies flat while open and the 8-by-5-inch fabric-textured cover gives your giftee's plans a fashionable finish.

Find It at Poketo for $34.

2. Rite In The Rain All-Weather Top-Spiral Notebook


Rite in the Rain

It looks like a regular notepad, but Rite in the Rain's 4-by-6-inch gridded sheets are completely waterproof, able to withstand the wetness of a rainforest, a summer downpour, or being dropped in the mud. Use any pen or pencil for smudgeproof writing that will stay legible no matter what Mother Nature throws at it.

Find It at Amazon for $7 and also at these other retailers:

3. Moleskine Smart Writing Set


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If your favorite notebook enthusiast draws or writes in this Moleskine paper tablet with the included Pen+ smart pen, their creation will appear in digital form on your phone or iPad via a companion app. Encoded technology allows the pen to capture each stroke and smoothly transfer freehand doodlings from page to screen. From there, the user can edit, add text, share ideas and more.

Find It at Moleskine for $199 and also at these other retailers:

4. MidoriI Grid Notebook


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You'll notice Midori notebooks are missing something: a cover. That’s entirely on purpose. These minimalist Japanese notebooks allow users to focus on the joy of writing through their gentle gridlines, thread-stitch binding, lay-flat design, and colored string on the spine that indicates the notebook's page style.

Find It at Amazon for $10 and also at these other retailers:

5. Princeton Architectural Press Observer's Notebook: Astronomy


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If the 2017 total solar eclipse sparked a new love of astronomy in someone you know, give this handsome 7-by-9-inch hardcover notebook, so they can record night sky observations. The ruled pages are paired with information about stars, planets, constellations, and other celestial bodies, plus gorgeous color images from the Hubble and ESA space telescopes.

Find It at Princeton Architectural Pressfor $19 and also at these other retailers:

6. Leda Art Supply Sketchbook


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Whether your gift recipient draws in pencil, ink, pastel, charcoal, or watercolors, this softcover sketchbook is ideal for many kinds of art. The 160 pages of 7-by-10-inch archival paper are thread-bound and include an elastic band to keep the book closed. A ribbon bookmark adds a classy finishing touch.

Find It at Amazon for $18 and also at these other retailers:

7. Pilot Frixion Clicker Retractable Erasable Gel Pens


Pilot

The perfect pen for The New York Times Sunday crossword, Pilot's long-lasting Frixion gel pens write incredibly smoothly in a variety of ink colors and erase completely with the attached eraser, without damaging the writing surface beneath. The 0.7-millimeter fine point gives penmanship an elegant flourish. When you're finished writing, the nib clicks back into the pen shaft.

Find It at Amazon for $11 and also at these other retailers:

8. Traveler's Company Brown Leather Notebook


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Indulge your loved one's inner Hiram Bingham or Nellie Bly with this classic traveler's notebook. Encased in a hand-made chocolate leather cover is a sheaf of blank Midori paper (refills are available); the book includes a ribbon bookmark and a band for keeping the cover closed when not in use. At roughly 8.5 inches by 5 inches, the notebook is sized for stuffing into a safari jacket.

Find It at Amazon for $47 and also at these other retailers:

9. Present And Correct Corner Ring Bound Notebook


Present and Correct

A twist on your typical spiral-bound notebook, this pad by British company Present and Correct hinges at the corner with a chic brass coil. The 50-page book comes in small (2.75 inches by 4.75 inches) and large (5.8 inches by 8.3 inches) and three variations: black cover/blank sheets, green cover/ruled sheets, and gray cover/dotted sheets.

Find It at Present And Correct for $7 and up.

10. Moleskine Limited Edition SUPER MARIO Notebook

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Moleskine

Travel back to the "8-bit world of the Mushroom Kingdom" with the help of this limited edition Super Mario notebook from Moleskine. The hardback notebook includes 70 ivory lined pages and a bookmark, plus stickers and extra goodies printed on the inside of the paperband.

Find It at Moleskine for $20.

11. Princeton Architectural Press Pocket Department Notebooks


Princeton Architectural Press

Inspired by 1950s stationery, the Pocket Department notebooks recall old-school composition books with a modern splash of color. This pack includes each of four different styles—backpack, messenger bag, shirt pocket, and back pocket sizes—containing 64 lined pages apiece. The set comes wrapped in a reusable interoffice-style envelope with a string closure, suitable for your office's secret Santa rounds.

Find It at Princeton Architectural Press for $20 and also at these other retailers:

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