You Will Want to See Today's Best Amazon Deals

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 9.

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GADGETS, TOYS, AND MEDIA

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

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)

Mpow Waterproof Case, Universal Dry Bag Pouch for Outdoor Activities for Devices up to 6.0" [2-PACK] for $8.99 (list price $16.99)

Mpow Air Vent Magnetic Car Phone Mount, Cell Phone Holder for iPhone 7/6S/6 Plus/5S/5,Google Pixel/Pixel XL/Nexus 6/6P, LG,HTC, Huawei, Black [2 PACK] for $8.69 (list price $14.99)

ATGOIN Bluetooth Headphones, Wireless 4.1 Earbuds Stereo Earphones, Noise Cancelling Sweatproof Headset Secure Fit for Sports with Built-in Mic for $18.99 (list price $66.99)

ThinOPTICS Stick Anywhere, Go Everywhere Reading Glasses plus Universal Pod Case, Black Frame, Black Case, 1.50 Strength for $16.92 (list price $19.95)

1byone HDTV Antenna - 25 Miles Range with 10ft High Performance Coax Cable for $10.99 (list price $24.99)

Disney/Pixar Toy Story Talking Woody for $12.99 (list price $19.23)

KITCHEN

Instant Pot IP-DUO Plus60 9-in-1 Multi-Functional Pressure Cooker, 6 Qt for $99.99 (list price $119.95)

Blackstone 5 Piece Professional Grade Grill Griddle and BBQ Tool Kit with FREE GIFT - 2 Spatulas, 1 Chopper Scrapper, 2 Bottles for Condiments or Water or Oil and A Free Cookbook - Great for Griddle, Grill and Flat Top Cooking in the Backyard, Camping, Tailgating and Everywhere. for $27.99 (list price $31.49)

DRAGONN Premium Sturdy 12-inch and 9-inch Stainless-steel Locking Kitchen Tongs, Set of 2 for $12.95 (list price $19.99)

Le Creuset Signature Iron Handle Skillet, 11-3/4-Inch, Cerise (Cherry Red) for $199.95 (list price $260.00)

Silicone Wine Glasses - Set of 4 - Unbreakable Outdoor Rubber Wine Cups: 12 oz, Clear Silicone. 100% Dishwasher Safe - Shatterproof Party Cups / Drinkware Set for: BBQ, Pool, Camping & Picnics for $29.97 (list price $24.97)

Anova Sous Vide Precision Cooker, WIFI 2nd Gen, 900 Watts for $169.00 (list price $199.00)

HOME

Graco Nautilus 65 3-in-1 Harness Booster Car Seat, Sylvia for $92.99 (list price $149.99)

ECOVACS DEEBOT M88 Robotic Vacuum Cleaner for $324.99 (list price $449.99)

Premium Velvet Suit Hangers - 50 Pack - Heavy Duty - Non Slip - Velvet Suit Hangers Black - by Utopia Home for $19.99 (list price $39.99)

Hoover Vacuum Cleaner WindTunnel 3 High Performance Pet Bagless Corded Upright Vacuum UH72630PC for $123.07 (list price $189.99)

KEDSUM 6.8" 10x Magnifying LED Lighted Makeup Mirror,Bathroom Vanity Mirror with Strong Suction Cup,Rotates 360 Degrees,Daylight Color,Battery Operated for $17.99 (list price $39.99)

Tiergrade Vacuum Storage Bags, 8 Pack Premium JUMBO Triple Seal Turbo Valve Clothes Bedding Space Saver Storage Vacuum Sealer Bags with Hand Pump for $17.99 (list price $62.99)

Levoit Elora Himalayan Salt Lamp Hand Carved Natural Glow Pink Sea Crystal Rock (8 to 11 lbs): 18/8 Stainless Steel Base,Touch Brightness Dimmable Control,2 Bulbs,UL-Listed Cord and Luxury Gift Box for $58.99 (list price $139.99)

Utopia Kitchen 12 Pack Flour-Sack-Towels,28 x 28-Inches for $15.99 (list price $44.99)

Winix PlasmaWave 5300 Air Cleaner Model for $119.01 (list price $199.99)

HEALTH AND BEAUTY

NIVEA Men Energy Lotion Broad Spectrum SPF 15 Sunscreen 1.7 Fluid Ounce for $6.03 (list price $6.49)

Kyoku For Men Exfoliating Facial Scrub | Kyoku For Men Face Scrub, A Gentle Acne Treatment For Men (3.4oz) for $10.49 (list price $18.00)

Cetaphil Men Daily Face Wash, 8 Ounce (Pack of 2) for $11.60 (list price $15.98)

Kyoku for Men Eye Fuel, 0.7 fl. oz. for $19.66 (list price $34.50)

Gillette Fusion Manual Men’s Razor Blade Refills, 12 Count for $29.97 with coupon (list price $47.99)

Gillette Mach3 Men's Disposable Razor, Sensitive, 6 Count, Mens Razors / Blades for $12.97 (list price $14.49)

BIC Comfort 3 Advance Disposable Razor, Men, 4-Count for $2.80 (list price $8.78)

High Endurance Deodorant Long Lasting Stick Fresh by Old Spice, 2.25 Ounce for $2.83 (list price $5.99)

Odor-Eaters Foot Powder, 6-Ounces (Pack of 4) for $17.08 (list price $24.00)

EmaxDesign 20 Pieces Makeup Brush Set Professional Face Eye Shadow Eyeliner Foundation Blush Lip Makeup Brushes Powder Liquid Cream Cosmetics Blending Brush Tool for $6.99 (list price $29.99)

Real Techniques Miracle Complexion Sponge (2 sponges in each pack) for $8.24 (list price $10.99)

OUTDOORS, GARDEN, AND SPORTS

Mpow Solar Lights, 2-Pack LED Motion Sensor Wall Light Bright Weatherproof Wireless Security Outdoor Light with Motion Activated ON/OFF for Step, Garden, Yard, Deck for $21.99 (list price $34.99)

Pro Series 63153 Rambler Hitch Cargo Carrier for 2" Receivers for $114.99 (list price $183.13)

Magnetic Aquarium Glass Cleaner, KEDSUM Fish Tank Algae Scrubber Aquatic Floating Clean Brush with Handle Design for $10.99 (list price $21.00)

Plant Theatre Bonsai Trio Kit, 3 Distinctive Bonsai Trees to Grow for $16.99 (list price $26.99)

Zero Grid Money Belt w/RFID Blocking - Concealed Travel Wallet & Passport Holder for $19.78 (list price $34.95)

Melnor XT301; Heavy-Duty Metal Nozzle with Front Trigger; Flow-Control and 8 Spray Patterns Water Sprayer; 1 Pack for $7.99 (list price $9.99)

The Original GORILLA GRIP Non-Slip Compact Travel Umbrella, Automatic, Waterproof (Teflon coated), Windproof, Premium Construction, Ergonomic Comfort Grip for $10.99 (list price $37.99)

Char-Griller 3001 Grillin' Pro 40,800-BTU Gas Grill for $199.99 (list price $279.99)

TOOLS

Etekcity Lasergrip 774 Non-contact Digital Laser Infrared Thermometer Temperature Gun -58℉~716℉ (-50℃~380℃), Yellow and Black for $14.88 (list price $35.00)

Stanley 84-079 6-Piece Bi-Material Mini Plier Set for $12.99 (list price $25.80)

Tactical Credit Card Wallet Tool with Emergency Whistle and Gift Box for $9.99 (list price $25.99)

LED Headlamp, {5000 Lumens Max} 4 Modes Waterproof Head Flashlight Light with 2 Rechargeable Batteries, USB Cable, Wall Charger and Car Charger for Outdoor Sports for $26.99 (list price $42.99)

TEKTON 25282 26-pc. Long Arm Ball End Hex Key Wrench Set, Inch/Metric for $14.27 (list price $16.99)

Precision Screwdriver set,HokoAcc Hand Tools Magnetic Drive Kit, 58 in 1 with 54 Bit Smart Phone Repair Tool with Orange Box for $12.95 (list price $39.99)

Coast G20 LED Inspection Beam Flashlight for $11.37 (list price $18.00)

TEKTON 3386 8-Inch Heavy-Duty Mini Bolt and Wire Cutter for $7.67 (list price $9.02)

10 Rad Gifts for Hikers

Greg Rosenke/Unsplash
Greg Rosenke/Unsplash

The popularity of bird-watching, camping, and hiking has skyrocketed this year. Whether your gift recipients are weekend warriors or seasoned dirtbags, they'll appreciate these tools and gear for getting most out of their hiking experience.

1. Stanley Nesting Two-Cup Cookset; $14

Amazon

Stanley’s compact and lightweight cookset includes a 20-ounce stainless steel pot with a locking handle, a vented lid, and two insulated 10-ounce tumblers. It’s the perfect size for brewing hot coffee, rehydrating soup, or boiling water while out on the trail with a buddy. And as some hardcore backpackers note in their Amazon reviews, your favorite hiker can take the tumblers out and stuff the pot with a camp stove, matches, and other necessities to make good use of space in their pack.

Buy it: Amazon

2. Osprey Sirrus and Stratos 24-Liter Hiking Packs; $140

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Osprey’s packs are designed with trail-tested details to maximize comfort and ease of use. The Sirrus pack (pictured) is sized for women, while the Stratos fits men’s proportions. Both include an internal sleeve for a hydration reservoir, exterior mesh and hipbelt pockets, an attachment for carrying trekking poles, and a built-in rain cover.

Buy them: Amazon, Amazon

3. Yeti Rambler 18-Ounce Bottle; $48

Amazon

Nothing beats ice-cold water after a summer hike or a sip of hot tea during a winter walk. The Yeti Rambler can serve up both: Beverages can stay hot or cold for hours thanks to its insulated construction, and its steel body (in a variety of colors) is basically indestructible. It will add weight to your hiker's pack, though—for a lighter-weight, non-insulated option, the tried-and-true Camelbak Chute water bottle is incredibly sturdy and leakproof.

Buy it: Amazon

4. Mappinners Greatest 100 Hikes of the National Parks Scratch-Off Poster; $30

Amazon

The perfect gift for park baggers in your life (or yourself), this 16-inch-by-20-inch poster features epic hikes like Angel’s Landing in Zion National Park and Half Dome in Yosemite National Park. Once the hike is complete, you can scratch off the gold foil to reveal an illustration of the park.

Buy it: Amazon

5. National Geographic Adventure Edition Road Atlas; $19

Amazon

Hikers can use this brand-new, updated road atlas to plan their next adventure. In addition to comprehensive maps of all 50 states, Puerto Rico, Canada, and Mexico, they'll get National Geographic’s top 100 outdoor destinations, useful details about the most popular national parks, and points on the maps noting off-the-beaten-path places to explore.  

Buy it: Amazon

6. Adventure Medical Kits Hiker First-Aid Kit; $25

Amazon

This handy 67-piece kit is stuffed with all the things you hope your hiker will never need in the wilderness. Not only does it contain supplies for pain, cuts and scrapes, burns, and blisters (every hiker’s nemesis!), the items are organized clearly in the bag to make it easy to find tweezers or an alcohol wipe in an emergency.

Buy it: Amazon

7. Hiker Hunger Ultralight Trekking Poles; $70

Amazon

Trekking poles will help increase your hiker's balance and stability and reduce strain on their lower body by distributing it to their arms and shoulders. This pair is made of carbon fiber, a super-strong and lightweight material. From the sweat-absorbing cork handles to the selection of pole tips for different terrain, these poles answer every need on the trail. 

Buy it: Amazon

8. Leatherman Signal Camping Multitool; $120

Amazon

What can’t this multitool do? This gadget contains 19 hiking-friendly tools in a 4.5-inch package, including pliers, screwdrivers, bottle opener, saw, knife, hammer, wire cutter, and even an emergency whistle.

Buy it: Amazon

9. RAVPower Power Bank; $24

Amazon

Don’t let your hiker get caught off the grid with a dead phone. They can charge RAVPower’s compact power bank before they head out on the trail, and then use it to quickly juice up a phone or tablet when the batteries get low. Its 3-inch-by-5-inch profile won’t take up much room in a pack or purse.

Buy it: Amazon

10. Pack of Four Indestructible Field Books; $14

Amazon

Neither rain, nor snow, nor hail will be a match for these waterproof, tearproof 3.5-inch-by-5.5-inch notebooks. Your hiker can stick one in their pocket along with a regular pen or pencil to record details of their hike or brainstorm their next viral Tweet.

Buy it: Amazon

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Treat Your Feline This Holiday Season With Fancy Feast’s Cat Food Advent Calendar

Fancy Feast/Chewy
Fancy Feast/Chewy

In anticipation of the holiday season, many children and adults get to unwrap mini presents each of the 24 days leading up to Christmas day, during what's known as Advent. Though Advent itself dates back to the 4th century, the version we know today, complete with the chocolate-filled calendars, was popularized in the early 1900s. And apparently it's no longer just for humans, because Fancy Feast is letting your feline roommate in on the fun with this unique cat food Advent calendar, now available at Chewy for $23.

For the 24 days leading up to Christmas, your cat will get to enjoy a variety of different wet foods, including favorites like grilled salmon, chicken, and more. There is even a unique ornament included with each calendar featuring a cat in the shape of a heart that can go right onto your tree. (Also, don't be surprised to find your actual cat making its way into the middle of your tree; they're known climbers.)

Now while you enjoy your Advent calendars from brands like LEGO, Funko, and more, your cat will be able to join in on the fun as well. To learn more about Fancy Feast's Feastivites Advent Calendar, head on over to Chewy.

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