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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, May 12.

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GADGETS, TOYS, AND MEDIA


Nixplay Seed 10 WiFi Digital Photo Frame - Black for $124.99 (list price $179.99)

Amazon Echo - Black for $149.99 (list price $179.99)


Anker SoundCore Sport XL Outdoor Portable Bluetooth Speaker - 16W Output and 2 Subwoofers, IP67 Waterproof & Dustproof, Shockproof, 66ft Bluetooth Range, 15H Playtime, Built-in Mic, USB Charging Port for $44.99 (list price $159.99)

Anker SoundCore mini Bluetooth Speakers 5W with 15-Hour Playtime, Super-portable Wireless Speaker with 66-Foot Bluetooth Range, FM Radio, Enhanced Bass - Black for $18.99 (list price $29.88)


Anker SoundBuds Wireless Headphones - Sweatproof, Magnetic In-Ear Sport Earbuds with 8-Hour Playtime and Noise Cancellation, Secure Fit Bluetooth Headset for Running, Workout and Gym for $17.99 (list price $35.99)

Anker SoundCore Sport Portable Bluetooth Speaker [IPX7 Waterproof/Dustproof Rating, 10-Hour Playtime] Outdoor Wireless Shower Speaker with Enhanced Bass and Built-In Microphone for $25.99 (list price $59.99)


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

Anker Ultra Portable Pocket Size Wireless Bluetooth Speaker with 12 Hour Playtime, NFC Compatibility, Ultra Compact Ring Box Size (Black) - A7910 for $15.29 (list price $39.99)


Anker PowerLine+ Lightning Cable (10ft) Durable and Fast Charging Cable [Double Braided Nylon] for iPhone, iPad and More (Red) for $14.99 (list price $39.99)

elago W3 Stand - [Vintage Apple Monitor][Supports Nightstand Mode][Cable Management] - for Apple Watch Series 1 and 2 for $11.50 (list price $14.99)

 

KITCHEN


ThermoPro TP03A Digital Food Cooking Thermometer Instant Read Meat Thermometer for Kitchen BBQ Grill Smoker for $9.99 (list price $29.99)

Rubbermaid Commercial FGTHO550 Stainless Steel Oven Monitoring Thermometer for $5.50 (list price $6.49)


Circulon 1-1/2-Quart Sunrise Teakettle, Circulon Red for $19.99 (list price $40.00)

Kootek 42 Pieces Cake Decorating Supplies Kit with 36 Icing Tips, 2 Silicone Pastry Bags, 2 Flower Nails, 2 Reusable Plastic Couplers Baking Supplies Frosting Tools Set for Cupcakes Cookies Kids for $11.99 (list price $19.99)


Cuisinart ICE-70 Electronic Ice Cream Maker, Brushed Chrome for $108.99 (list price $250.00)

Zestkit Wine Aerator Pourer Modern Aerating Pourer Red and White Wine Decanter Spout, Black for $7.99 (list price $19.99)


Air Fryer by Cozyna, Low Fat Healthy and Multi Cooker with Rapid Air Circulation System, 3.2 L with 2 e-cookbooks Included (over 50 recipes) for $97.67 (list price $199.00)

Brewberry Electric Milk Frother & Heater for Extra Foamy Cappuccino, Latte & More, Milk Frother Pitcher, Cordless Detachable Base for Easy Serving, Stainless Steel for $24.99 (list price $29.99)


Star Wars Death Star Kitchen Timer with Lights and Sounds for $14.99 (list price $17.99)

mDesign Refrigerator, Freezer, Pantry Cabinet Organizer Bins for Kitchen - 8" x 4" x 14.5", Pack of 2, Clear for $18.99 (list price $24.99)


Rubbermaid 4-Piece Dish Rack Sinkware Set, Red for $19.96 (list price $30.49)

KitchenAid KSC6222SS Slow Cooker with Easy Serve Glass Lid, 6 quart, Stainless Steel for $99.99 (list price $145.86)


Cuisipro Surface Glide Technology 4-Sided Boxed Grater for $24.11 (list price $35.00)

Thermal Coffee Carafe 51oz by Cozyna, Milk and Creamer Carafe, Stainless Steel, 1.5L for $25.45 (list price $79.90)


(Set of 2) The Original GORILLA GRIP Non-Slip Silicone Oven Mitt, Red- Set of Oven Mitts for $16.99 (list price $29.99)

Perfect Drink PRO App-Controlled Cocktail Mixing – Wireless, Stainless Steel for $77.55 (list price $99.99)

ZULU QUALITY Original Smooth Edge Safety Can Opener | Manual Can Opener for $16.95 (list price $29.95)

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)

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


Clorox Disinfecting Wipes Value Pack, Fresh Scent and Citrus Blend, 225 Count for $9.97 (list price $11.97)

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


Ohuhu Remote Control Night Light Upgraded Ocean Wave Light Projector 7 Colors with Bulit-in Speaker for $16.99 (list price $24.99)

Granite Gold GG0036 Granite Gold 24-oz. Sealer, Preserver & Protectant for $19.98 (list price $24.99)


DHP Emily Futon Sofa Bed, Modern Convertible Couch With Chrome Legs Quickly Converts into a Bed, Rich Grey Linen for $125.81 (list price $242.00)

Emerald Home T100-0 Chandler Cocktail Table, Wood for $141.37 (list price $148.03)


Simple Designs LF1014-BLK Floor Lamp Etagere Organizer Storage Shelf with Linen Shade, Black for $42.49 (list price $69.99)

Whitmor Supreme 3-Shelf Steel Rolling Cart, Chrome for $27.59 (list price $39.99)


Whitmor 6044-14 White Crystal Collection Handbag File, Clear for $5.47 (list price $18.65)

Flannel Fleece Blanket Red Throw Lightweight Cozy Plush Microfiber Solid Blanket by Bedsure for $14.99 (list price $39.99)

HEALTH AND BEAUTY


Nizoral A-D Anti-Dandruff Shampoo, 7 Oz for $14.84 (list price $17.17)

Men's Rogaine Hair Loss & Hair Thinning Treatment Minoxidil Foam, Three Month Supply for $39.99 (list price $40.01)


Burt's Bees Tips and Toes Kit for $11.92 (list price $12.99)

Neutrogena Rapid Wrinkle Repair Night Moisturize With Retinol, 1 Fl. Oz. for $16.24 (list price $19.99)


Neutrogena Rainbath Refreshing Shower And Bath Gel, Body Wash, Original, 16 Fl. Oz. for $9.39 (list price $13.99)

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


Clairol Nice 'n Easy Root Touch-Up 4 Matches Dark Brown Shades 1 Kit, (Pack of 2) for $13.73 (list price $15.98)

Olay Regenerist Advanced Anti-Aging Deep Hydration Regenerating Cream Moisturizer, 1.7 fl. Oz. for $18.04 (list price $19.99)


Roc Retinol Correxion Anti-Aging Sensitive Skin Night Cream, 1 Oz. for $14.02 (list price $18.99)

L'Oreal Paris Double Extend Beauty Tubes Mascara, Blackest Black, 0.33 Ounces for $7.49 (list price $10.95)


Neutrogena Complete Acne Therapy System for $19.93 (list price $23.99)

Banana Boat Sport Performance Sunscreen Lotion 30 Spf 1 oz(Pack Of 24) for $29.14 (list price $47.76)

OFFICE, SCHOOL, AND CRAFTS


ETA hand2mind Student Math SAFE-T Compass, Set of 12 for $12.99 (list price $15.99)

Elmer's All Purpose School Glue Sticks, Washable, 30 Pack, 0.24-ounce sticks for $9.86 (list price $14.88)


Outus 6 Pack 3 mm Width Graphic Chart Tape Art Tape Grid Marking Tapes Whiteboard Gridding Tape Self-adhesive Artist Tape, Black for $9.99 (list price $13.99)

EXPO Low-Odor Dry Erase Markers, Ultra Fine Tip, Assorted Colors, 8-Count for $7.00 (list price $8.24)


Paper Mate Profile Retractable Ballpoint Pens, Bold (1.4mm), Black, 12 Count for $7.19 (list price $8.47)

BIC Wite-Out Brand EZ Correct Correction Tape, 10-Count for $13.53 (list price $16.53)


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

Lightahead LA-7550 Clear document folder with snap button,Premium Quality Poly Envelope, US LETTER / A4 size, Set of 12 in 6 assorted Colors, Blue, Green, Orange, Yellow, Purple, Maroon for $10.99 (list price $13.99)


Amir Bamboo Wood USB Charging Station, Desk Stand Charger, 3 USB Ports, for iPhone 7/6s/6/5s & 38mm/42mm Apple Watch for $13.99 (list price $33.99)

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

Set of 3 Small Black Erasable Chalkboard Memo Message Signs / Wedding & Event Place Cards - MyGift® for $11.50 (list price $11.99)

OUTDOORS, GARDEN, AND SPORTS 


Cutter Backyard Bug Control Spray Concentrate (HG-61067) (32 fl oz) for $8.86 (list price $9.97)

SHINE HAI Professional Hand Pruner Bypass Pruning Shears with Safety Lock, Tree Trimmers Secateurs, Garden Shears, Clippers for the Garden for $7.99 (list price $39.99)


Gorilla Carts Heavy-Duty Steel Utility Cart with Removable Sides with a Capacity of 1000 lb, Gray for $119.20 (list price $159.99)

VicTsing 50ft Expanding Hose, Strongest Expandable Garden Hose with Double Latex Core, Solid Brass Connector and Extra Strength Fabric for Car Garden Hose Nozzle for $34.99 (list price $39.99)


BLACK+DECKER EM1500 15-Inch Corded Mower with Edge Max, 10-Amp for $115.57 (list price $149.99)

Cuisinart CGG-059 Grillster 8,000 BTU Portable Gas Grill for $69.00 (list price $89.99)


Meat Claws, Strongest Easiest Meat Shredder, Smoker Accessories. Lifetime Replacement! Perfect Gifts For Men Or Dad, Meat Forks For BBQ Grilling & Pulled Pork, Chicken, Or Beef! So Many Uses, Ekoclaws for $12.27 (list price $16.87)

Scotts Wizz Hand-Held Spreader for $16.95 (list price $19.97)


Cuisinart CGS-134T Grilling Tool Set with Grill Glove, Teal and Stainless (3-Piece) for $17.34 (list price $22.68)

Miracle-Gro AeroGarden Sprout with Gourmet Herb Seed Pod Kit, Blue for $54.95 (list price $69.95)

Etekcity 2 Pack Portable Outdoor LED Camping Lantern with 6 AA Batteries (Black, Collapsible) for $16.88 (list price $39.99)

 

TOOLS


Vestil CASE-1814 Rugged textured Carrying Case with rounded corners. 18" Length, 14" Width, 6" Height for $31.95 (list price $51.99)

Gerber Suspension Multi-Plier [22-01471] for $22.99 (list price $32.91)


Stanley 51-163 16-Ounce FatMax Xtreme AntiVibe Rip Claw Nailing Hammer for $18.36 (list price $31.50)

Bosch GLM 50 C Bluetooth Enabled Laser Distance Measurer with Color Backlit Display for $119.52 (list price $149.99)


Monkey Hook Picture Hanger Home and Office Pack, 30 pc set for $11.25 (list price $19.75)

Drain Snake Cleaner and Cleaning Tool by Green-world - Set of 3 Hair Drain Clog Remover Sink and Bathtub - Hook Catcher and Auger Plumbing - Zip It for $6.96 (list price $10.99)


Stanley 90-948 8-Inch Adjustable Wrench for $8.88 (list price $13.88)

Shark Corp 10-2210 Miter Box Saw for $25.97 (list price $33.56)

Black & Decker 15-110 High Speed Steel General Purpose Drill Bit Set, 10-Piece for $5.98 (list price $7.15)

Make Your Own Ship in a Bottle With This LEGO Set

This particular design was based off an idea from a long-time LEGO fan.
This particular design was based off an idea from a long-time LEGO fan.
LEGO/Amazon

Building a ship in a bottle doesn’t need to be a stodgy affair—especially when you’re doing it with LEGO bricks.

The 962-piece set ($70 on Amazon) is based on a design from Jake Sadovich, a longtime LEGO fan from Idaho. Sadovich spent three weeks designing his own version of a ship in a bottle using 1400 LEGO bricks before uploading images of the finished result to the LEGO Ideas site in November 2016. His project received the 10,000 supporters it needed to garner a review from the LEGO team in less than two months, and in August 2017, the company green-lit plans to build and sell an official set based on his design.

A LEGO ship in the bottle with the box.
Despite the ship's small size it has a lot of features.
LEGO/Amazon

Placed inside a bottle made of transparent bricks, the miniature ship boasts plenty of detailed features for its 5-inch-long size, including sails, six cannons, a crow’s nest, a compass (sorry, it isn’t a working one), and a flag. There's even a wax-sealed cork built out of LEGO bricks, too, as well as small LEGO pieces designed to serve as the water beneath the ship.

Some of the other fan-submitted LEGO Ideas projects the company has brought to life include the NASA Apollo Saturn V ($200) and a replica of the Central Perk set from Friends ($60).

At Mental Floss, we only write about the products we love and want to share with our readers, so all products are chosen independently by our editors. Mental Floss has affiliate relationships with certain retailers and may receive a percentage of any sale made from the links on this page. Prices and availability are accurate as of the time of publication.

Sling TV’s 14-Day Free Trial Gives You Access to Countless Movies and Shows, No Credit Card Required

Sling's 14-day free trial doesn't require a credit card, so you won't accidentally be charged once it's up.
Sling's 14-day free trial doesn't require a credit card, so you won't accidentally be charged once it's up.
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You’ve probably encountered more than one so-called free trial that required you to input a credit card to access it. And if you’re like many of us, you have probably forgotten to cancel the trial before the free period ended—more than once. But Sling TV is looking to offer users a free trial that’s, well, actually free. From now until April 5, new subscribers can access over 50,000 on-demand movies, 45 channels, and more during their free 14-day trial, no credit card required.

Fittingly dubbed the “Quarantine Special,” the free trial gives viewers access to a Sling Blue subscription, which offers channels like CNN, MSNBC, Bravo, A&E, Cartoon Network, Nick Jr., and more. The Blue subscription also allows you to stream on up to three devices simultaneously and record live shows on their cloud DVR.

Rather than having to sign up for a long-term contract like with traditional cable, Sling is a month-to-month service that allows you to stream content to your TV or computer/smartphone through web browsers, Roku, Amazon, iOS, and Android devices.

After the free trial, you have the option of signing up for the Sling Blue or Orange subscription, both of which are $20 for the first month and then $30 after that. There are a few key differences between the two. According to Tom’s Guide, with Orange, you won’t have access to NBC networks. And with Blue, you won’t be able to watch ESPN or the Disney Channel. Orange only lets you stream on one device at a time, whereas with Blue, you can stream on up to three simultaneously. However, you can swap between the two for no extra cost, or you could combine the subscriptions for $45 a month.

Much like Sling, Disney Plus also allows subscribers to enjoy seven days (with a credit card) for no cost, and you can get more details by heading here. And if you're looking for more ways to save money as a cord-cutter, check out our guide on the cheapest ways to do so.

At Mental Floss, we only write about the products we love and want to share with our readers, so all products are chosen independently by our editors. Mental Floss has affiliate relationships with certain retailers and may receive a percentage of any sale made from the links on this page. Prices and availability are accurate as of the time of publication.

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