Get Today's Best Amazon Deals While You Can

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, May 8.

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GADGETS, TOYS, AND MEDIA

Kindle Paperwhite E-reader - Black, 6" High-Resolution Display (300 ppi) with Built-in Light, Wi-Fi - Includes Special Offers for $99.99 (list price $119.99)

Kindle E-reader - White, 6" Glare-Free Touchscreen Display, Wi-Fi - Includes Special Offers for $59.99 (list price $79.99)

Fire HD 8 Tablet with Alexa, 8" HD Display, 16 GB, Black - with Special Offers for $64.99 (list price $89.99)

Inked and Screened Sci-Fi and Fantasy "Star Wars Death Star Infographic" Design Art Poster Silk Screen Print, 8.5" x 11", Kraft-Black Ink for $21.24 (list price $24.99)

Anker PowerCore 20100 - Ultra High Capacity Power Bank with 4.8A Output, PowerIQ Technology for iPhone, iPad and Samsung Galaxy and More (Black) for $33.99 (list price $79.99)

Anker PowerLine II Dura Lightning Cable (3ft), Probably The World's Most Durable Cable, MFi Certified for iPhone 7 / 7 Plus / 6 / 6 Plus / 5S (Black) for $10.00 (list price $19.99)

Mpow Selfie Stick, iSnap X Extendable Monopod with Built-in Bluetooth Remote Shutter for Smartphones for $10.99 (list price $18.99)

1byone Belt-Drive 3-Speed Stereo Turntable with Built in Speakers, Supports Vinyl to MP3 Recording, USB MP3 Playback, and RCA Output, Natural Wood for $39.99 (list price $69.99)

LEPOWER Clip on Light / Clip on Lamp/ Light Color Changeable/ Night Light Clip on for Desk, Bed Headboard and Computers (Silver) for $15.99 (list price $39.99)

RAVPower 60W 12A 6-Port USB Charger Desktop Charger Charging Station with iSmart Technology (Black) for $20.99 (list price $39.99)

iClever Portable Power Strip for Travel, 4320 Joules Surge Protector with 2 AC Outlet 4 USB Port for $18.99 (list price $32.99)

Skullcandy Method In-Ear Sweat Resistant Sports Earbud, LightGray/Dark Gray for $17.59 (list price $29.99)

UL LISTED Surge Protector - EZOPower Desktop Charging Station with 3 AC Outlets, 3 USB Charger Ports and Built-in Phone Slot Holder - White for $18.99 (list price $69.99)

KITCHEN

Secura 8100MC 1800W Portable Induction Cooktop Countertop Burner, Gold for $49.99 (list price $99.99)

Spiral Slicer Spiralizer Complete Bundle - Vegetable Spiralizer and Cutter - Zucchini Pasta Noodle Spaghetti Maker for $14.84 (list price $39.99)

PackIt Freezable Lunch Bag with Zip Closure, Black for $11.37 (list price $19.99)

Contigo AUTOSEAL Chill Stainless Steel Water Bottle, 24 oz, Monaco for $19.99 (list price $22.99)

Secura Stainless Steel Electric Wine Bottle Opener with Foil Cutter (Stainless Steel) for $22.90 (list price $59.99)

Larabar Snack Bar Variety Box, 8 Flavors (16 Count) for $25.24 (list price $29.64)

Thermos Stainless King 24 Ounce Food Jar, Midnight Blue for $19.91 (list price $25.03)

Cuisinart CGG-180T Petit Gourmet Portable Tabletop Gas Grill, Red for $91.20 (list price $149.99)

Cuisinart CSBP-100 3-in-1 Stuffed Burger Press for $7.99 (list price $14.99)

Famili MT004 Digital Kitchen Food Meat Cooking Electronic Thermometer Probe for BBQ, Oven, Grill, and Smoker with Timer Alarm and Large LCD Display for $11.99 (list price $29.99)

HOME

Premium 8 Piece Towel Set (Grey); 2 Bath Towels, 2 Hand Towels and 4 Washcloths - Cotton - Machine Washable, Hotel Quality, Super Soft and Highly Absorbent by Utopia Towels for $21.99 (list price $59.99)

Aromatherapy Essential Oils Gift Set, Top 6 100% Pure Premium Therapeutic Grade Oils -Lavender, Tea Tree , Eucalyptus, Lemongrass, Orange, Peppermint Essential Oils for $9.99 (list price $20.95)

Dirt Devil Vacuum Cleaner Vibe 3-in-1 Corded Bagless Stick and Handheld Vacuum Cleaner SD20020 for $19.99 (list price $34.99)

HOPDAY Wash Bags, Delicates Mesh laundry Bags, Super Premium Quality Bra lingerie Protection Washing Drying Bag with Rust Proof Flow Zipper, Set of 6 (3 Medium & 3 Large)-Black & White for $8.99 (list price $19.99)

1byone 400ML Powerful Thermo-electric Dehumidifier, White for $29.99 (list price $56.99)

PREMIUM MOSQUITO NET for Double Bed Canopy by EVEN Naturals, TWO Openings, Hanging Kit, Carry Bag & eBook, Rectangular Screen Netting Curtain, Insect Protection Repellent, 100% Satisfaction Guarantee for $17.97 (list price $45.00)

GDEALER Digital Bathroom Scale 400lb/180kg Body Weight Bathroom Scale, Elegant Black 6mm Tempered Glass, Step-On Technology, High Precision, Extra Large Lighted Display for $16.99 (list price $35.99)

Queen Comforter Duvet Insert White - Quilted Comforter with Corner Tabs - Hypoallergenic, Plush Siliconized Fiberfill, Box Stitched Down Alternative Comforter by Utopia Bedding for $33.99 (list price $69.99)

HEALTH AND BEAUTY

CeraVe Foaming Facial Cleanser, 12 Ounce for $8.09 (list price $16.25)

CeraVe Moisturizing Lotion, 12 oz. for $10.49 (list price $13.99)

L'Oreal Paris Voluminous Original Mascara, Carbon Black, 0.26 Fluid Ounce for $5.99 (list price $7.95)

Stila Stay All Day Waterproof Liquid Eye Liner, Intense Black 0.016 fl.oz/oz liq.0.5ml for $19.80 (list price $22.00)

Banana Boat Ultra Mist Sport Performance Broad Spectrum Sun Care Sunscreen Spray - Twin Pack - SPF 30, 2 count, 6OZ for $14.95 (list price $16.99)

Head and Shoulders Clinical Strength Dandruff and Seborrheic Dermatitis Shampoo 13.5 Fl Oz (Pack of 2) for $13.56 (list price $15.98)

Wet Brush Pro Detangle Hair Brush, Metallic Purple for $8.98 (list price $13.99)

Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Dry-Touch Sunscreen, Broad Spectrum Spf 100, 3 Fl. Oz. for $8.99 (list price $10.99)

Clean & Clear Advantage Acne Spot Treatment, Acne Medication, .75 Oz. for $5.98 (list price $10.00)

Burt's Bees Tips and Toes Kit for $11.69 (list price $12.99)

Infiniti Pro by Conair Nano Tourmaline Ceramic Curling Iron; 1-inch for $16.99 (list price $19.99)

Macadamia Oil Deep Repair Mask, 8.0 ounce for $14.75 (list price $24.99)

Proactiv 3 Step Acne Treatment System (90 Day) for $79.95 (list price $84.95)

Clairol Nice 'n Easy Root Touch-Up 4 Matches Dark Brown Shades 1 Kit, (Pack of 2) for $13.78 (list price $15.98)

OFFICE, SCHOOL, AND CRAFTS

Tombow Advanced Lettering Set Marker (56191) for $15.87 (list price $29.94)

Gelmushta Gel Pens 120 Unique Colors (No Duplicates) Set for Adult Coloring Books Drawing with Case for $18.69 (list price $129.99)

BIC Brite Liner Highlighter, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 24-Count for $7.00 (list price $9.00)

Strathmore Series 400 Sketch Pads 9 in. x 12 in. - pad of 100 for $9.68 (list price $12.89)

Ohuhu 48-color Colored Pencils/ Drawing Pencils for Sketch/Secret Garden Coloring Book(Not Included) for $9.99 (list price $48.00)

BIC Marking Permanent Marker Fashion Colors, Fine Point, Assorted Colors, 36-Count for $11.48 (list price $17.48)

Paper Mate Gel Pens, Medium (0.7mm), Black, 12 Count for $8.73 (list price $13.99)

MyGift Space Saving Black Metal Wire Mesh 8 Compartment Office / School Supply Desktop Organizer Caddy w/ Drawer for $14.50 (list price $27.99)

OUTDOORS, GARDEN, AND SPORTS

WORX AIR 20V Multi-Purpose Blower/Sweeper/Cleaner with 120 MPH / 80 CFM Output, 3.5 lb Weight, 20V Battery PowerShare Platform, with Accessories - WG545.1 for $73.72 (list price $103.22)

WORX 20-Volt GT 2.0 String Trimmer/Edger/Mini-Mower with Tilting Head and Single Line Feed – WG160 for $72.99 (list price $101.73)

InnoGear Upgraded Solar Lights 2-in-1 Waterproof Outdoor Landscape Lighting Spotlight Wall Light Auto On/Off for Yard Garden Driveway Pathway Pool for $25.99 (list price $79.99)

Coleman Montana 6-Person Tent,Green for $94.88 (list price $122.80)

Furbo Dog Camera: Treat Tossing, HD Wifi Cam, and 2-Way Audio for $179.00 (list price $249.00)

Etekcity Air Mattress Raised Airbed with Built-in High Capacity Pump, Height 18", Twin Size for $79.99 (list price $159.99)

Wildlife Sciences 240 Wild Bird Suet Plus Cakes, Pack of 10 for $13.25 (list price $19.75)

eBags Professional Slim Laptop Backpack (Solid Black) for $99.99 (list price $199.99)

 

Take Advantage of Amazon's Early Black Friday Deals on Tech, Kitchen Appliances, and More

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Even though Black Friday is still a few days away, Amazon is offering early deals on kitchen appliances, tech, video games, and plenty more. We will keep updating this page as sales come in, but for now, here are the best Amazon Black Friday sales to check out.

Kitchen

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- Instant Pot Duo Plus 9-in-115 Quart Electric Pressure Cooker; $90 (save $40) 

- Le Creuset Enameled Cast Iron Signature Sauteuse 3.5 Quarts; $180 (save $120)

- KitchenAid KSMSFTA Sifter with Scale Attachment; $95 (save $75) 

- Keurig K-Mini Coffee Maker; $60 (save $20)

- Cuisinart Bread Maker; $88 (save $97)

- Anova Culinary Sous Vide Precision Cooker; $139 (save $60)

- Aicook Juicer Machine; $35 (save $15)

- JoyJolt Double Wall Insulated Espresso Mugs - Set of Two; $14 (save $10) 

- Longzon Silicone Stretch Lids - Set of 14; $13 (save $14)

HadinEEon Milk Frother; $37 (save $33)

Home Appliances

Roomba/Amazon

- iRobot Roomba 675 Robot Vacuum with Wi-Fi Connectivity; $179 (save $101)

- Fairywill Electric Toothbrush with Four Brush Heads; $19 (save $9)

- ASAKUKI 500ml Premium Essential Oil Diffuser; $22 (save $4)

- Facebook Portal Smart Video Calling 10 inch Touch Screen Display with Alexa; $129 (save $50)

- Bissell air320 Smart Air Purifier with HEPA and Carbon Filters; $280 (save $50)

Oscillating Quiet Cooling Fan Tower; $59 (save $31) 

TaoTronics PTC 1500W Fast Quiet Heating Ceramic Tower; $55 (save $10)

Vitamix 068051 FoodCycler 2 Liter Capacity; $300 (save $100)

AmazonBasics 8-Sheet Home Office Shredder; $33 (save $7)

Ring Video Doorbell; $70 (save $30) 

Video games

Sony

- Marvel's Spider-Man: Game of The Year Edition for PlayStation 4; $20 (save $20)

- Marvel's Avengers; $27 (save $33)

- Minecraft Dungeons Hero Edition for Nintendo Switch; $20 (save $10)

- The Last of Us Part II for PlayStation 4; $30 (save $30)

- LEGO Harry Potter: Collection; $15 (save $15)

- Ghost of Tsushima; $40 (save $20)

BioShock: The Collection; $20 (save $30)

The Sims 4; $20 (save $20)

God of War for PlayStation 4; $10 (save $10)

Days Gone for PlayStation 4; $20 (save $6)

Luigi's Mansion 3 for Nintendo Switch; $40 (save $20)

Computers and tablets

Microsoft/Amazon

- Apple MacBook Air 13 inches with 256 GB; $899 (save $100)

- New Apple MacBook Pro 16 inches with 512 GB; $2149 (save $250) 

- Samsung Chromebook 4 Chrome OS 11.6 inches with 32 GB; $210 (save $20) 

- Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 with 13.5 inch Touch-Screen; $1200 (save $400)

- Lenovo ThinkPad T490 Laptop; $889 (save $111)

- Amazon Fire HD 10 Tablet (64GB); $120 (save $70)

- Amazon Fire HD 10 Kids Edition Tablet (32 GB); $130 (save $70)

- Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8 inches with 32 GB; $100 (save $50)

Apple iPad Mini (64 GB); $379 (save $20)

- Apple iMac 27 inches with 256 GB; $1649 (save $150)

- Vankyo MatrixPad S2 Tablet; $120 (save $10)

Tech, gadgets, and TVs

Apple/Amazon

- Apple Watch Series 3 with GPS; $179 (save $20) 

- SAMSUNG 75-inch Class Crystal 4K Smart TV; $998 (save $200)

- Apple AirPods Pro; $169 (save $50)

- Nixplay 2K Smart Digital Picture Frame 9.7 Inch Silver; $238 (save $92)

- All-New Amazon Echo Dot with Clock and Alexa (4th Gen); $39 (save $21)

- MACTREM LED Ring Light 6" with Tripod Stand; $16 (save $3)

- Anker Soundcore Upgraded Bluetooth Speaker; $22 (save $8)

- Amazon Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote; $28 (save $12)

Canon EOS M50 Mirrorless Camera with EF-M 15-45mm Lens; $549 (save $100)

DR. J Professional HI-04 Mini Projector; $93 (save $37)

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Black Friday Deals on Retro Gaming Consoles and Drones Are Here

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Cold weather and a little time off from work is the perfect combination for a gaming marathon. Get everything you need with an extra 20 percent off when you use the coupon code BFSAVE20 for a limited time during The Mental Floss Shop's Pre-Black Friday sale.

1. Gamebud Portable Gaming Console (Red); $16 (78 Percent Off)

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Swap your smartphone for this retro gaming console pre-loaded with classic 8-bit games.

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2. Gamecube Controller Adapter For Wii/Pc/Nintendo Switch; $8 (60 Percent Off)

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Use your GameCube controller on just about any game with this adaptor, which can be used on a Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Switch, or PC.

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3. Two-In-One Protective Case With Stand For Nintendo Switch Lite; $12 (37 Percent Off)

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Keep your Nintendo Switch Lite safe with a protective case and stand to prevent scratches and other damage.

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4. Mini Handheld Game Console 2.0 + 268 Games; $12 (76 Percent Off)

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Nineties kids, rejoice. This retro console comes complete with 268 throwback games like Donkey Kong, Super Mario Bros., and more.

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5. Portable Foldable Ultimate 4k Drone; $49 (67 Percent Off)

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Take pictures, video, and even stream content through this compact drone with a 4K HD camera and wide-angle lens.

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6. Ultra-Slim 500-Game Retro Gaming Device (Blue); $11 (94 Percent Off)

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Bring the biggest and clunkiest arcade games with you anywhere when they’re packed in this ultra-slim retro device.

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7. Retro Tv Game Console; $29 (68 Percent Off)

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This console, which is compatible with today’s televisions, will bring your memories to life by offering more than 620 classic 8-bit games.

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8. Diy Building Block Fly And Drive Drone; $28 (30 Percent Off)

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Build your own drone with this kit that includes digital controls, flight stabilization, 12 minutes of flight time, and more.

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9. Retro Mini Built-In 400 Video Game Handheld Console; $20 (71 Percent Off)

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Play the video games you grew up adoring and experience them on the big screens you’re using today. This handheld console can hook up to any AV output for gaming at home or on the go.

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10. Space Fighters Building Block Drone; $28 (30 Percent Off)

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Design your own drone with precise flight controls and learn about aerodynamics, weight distribution, and other concepts.

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Prices subject to change.

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