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This Weekend's Can't-Miss Amazon Deals

Smart Shopping Team

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, July 23.

Watch Carousel Makers Discuss Their Unique Craft

Anna Green

Art Ritchie and Dan Jones have cornered the market on wooden carousels.

6 Pieces of Groundbreaking Art Born Out of the Russian Revolution

Shaunacy Ferro

"Revolution: Russian Art 1917-1932" opens in London next February.

'Buzz Pollinators' Vibrate Flowers Until They Release Pollen

Chris Higgins

If you can't find a bumblebee, a tuning fork works too.

The Delightful Toys of an 80-Year-Old Japanese Craftsman

Bess Lovejoy

These old-school spinning tops are designed to make you giggle.

Apple Debuts Patriotic Apple Watch Bands for the Olympics

Andrew LaSane

The nylon bands have been designed in the colors of 14 competing nations.

11 Illuminating Facts About Thomas Kinkade

Emily Becker

The "Painter of Light" was reported to be the most popular commercial artist in America.

Online Database Breaks Down the Power of the World’s Passports

Michele Debczak

Not all passports are created equal.

15 Fascinating Facts About ‘The Wicker Man’

Jane Rose

Some fun facts about one of cinema’s greatest pagan horror musicals.

Officially Licensed 'Star Wars' Drones Have Landed

Andrew LaSane

The detailed quadcopter drones feature lasers and can fly at speeds of up to 50 mph.

Here's How Much Space $1500 Per Month Gets You in 30 Cities

Anna Green

Rent Cafe created a nifty infographic to show just how far your rent goes in 30 major cities across the United States.

Show & Tell: Hair Jewelry Celebrating a Presidential Friendship

Cassandra Good

In the early 1800s, John and Abigail Adams patched up a friendship with hair jewelry.

14 Legends About Cats From Around the World

Meg Van Huygen

And you thought cat stories were just an internet thing.

How is SPF Calculated?

Erin McCarthy

We asked some sun care experts to break down how sun protection factors are calculated, and how to best apply the stuff.

Artist Creates a Tactile Comic Book For Blind Readers

Michele Debczak

"Shapereader" uses patterns to convey things, feelings, and concepts.

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