You Will Want to See Wednesday'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 17.

Mental Floss has affiliate relationships with certain retailers, including Amazon, and may receive a small percentage of any sale. But we only get commission on items you buy and don’t return, so we’re only happy if you’re happy. Good luck deal hunting!

GADGETS, TOYS, AND MEDIA

Portable Outdoor and Shower Bluetooth 4.0 Speaker by AYL SoundFit, Waterproof, Wireless with 10 Hour Rechargeable Battery Life, Powerful 5W Audio Driver, Pairs with All Bluetooth Devices for $26.99 (list price $69.00)

Fritesla 20000mah Power Bank 4USB Portable Charger for Smartphones (Green) for $24.99 (list price $100.00)

Fujifilm Instax Mini 8 Instant Film Camera With Fujifilm Instax Mini Instant Film Twin Pack (20 Sheets), Compact Bag Case, Batteries and Battery Charger (Blue) for $99.99 (list price $169.99)

Jackery Bolt 6,000 mAh Ultra-Compact External Battery Charger, Portable Power Bank and Travel Charger with Built-in Apple MFI Certified Lightning and Micro USB Cables (Black) for $26.99 (list price $69.99)

iXCC Element II Lightning Cable 6.6ft, iPhone charger, for iPhone 7 6s 6 Plus, SE 5s 5c 5, iPad Air 2 Pro, iPad mini 2 3 4, iPad 4th Gen [Apple MFi Certified](White) for $8.49 (list price $29.99)

KMASHI 10000mAh Portable Power Bank with Dual USB Ports 3.1A Output and 2A Input - Black for $13.99 (list price $69.99)

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

TOTU BT-2 V4.1 Bluetooth Headphones Wireless Music Stereo Sports Headset - Red for $25.99 (list price $69.99)

OUTERDO Monocular Dual Focus Telescope Camping Wildlife Hunting Surveillance Sporting Events Traveling Scope Waterproof Optics Zoom Bright and Clear with 10 Magnification 16x52 for $12.99 (list price $18.89)

Fitbit Flex 2, Navy for $59.11 (list price $99.95)

ThermoPro TP50 Hygrometer Thermometer Indoor Humidity Monitor with Temperature Gauge Humidity Meter for $7.64 (list price $19.99)

Power Bank RAVPower 26800mAh Portable Charger Total 5.5A Output 3-Port Battery Pack (2A Input, iSmart Technology 2.0) Portable Battery Charger External Battery for Smartphones Tablets and More-Black for $44.99 (list price $159.99)

FRiEQ Universal Waterproof Case for Outdoor Activities - Waterproof bag for Apple iPhone 7, 7 Plus, 6S, 6S Plus, 6, 6 Plus, 5S; Galaxy S6, S4; HTC One X, Galaxy Note 3, Note 2; LG G2 - IPX8 Certified to 100 Feet (Black) for $6.99 (list price $19.99)

Garnetics Microfiber Cleaning Cloth (6 pack) - to clean Eyeglasses, Lens, Computer, TV, LCD screens, Tablet, Laptop, Cell phone for $6.99 (list price $8.99)

Solar Power Bank, X-DRAGON Solar Charger with Foldable Solar Panel Power Bank 10000mAh Portable Rugged Shockproof Dual USB Solar Battery Charger for iPhone, Samsung Galaxy ipad and More-Orange for $29.99 (list price $79.99)

SENSO Bluetooth Headphones, Best Wireless Sports Earphones w/ Mic IPX7 Waterproof HD Stereo Sweatproof Earbuds for Gym Running Workout 8 Hour Battery Noise Cancelling Headsets for $36.97 (list price $169.99)

HQDmall Fidget Cube Anxiety Stress Relief And Relieves Stress Attention Focus for Children and Adults Anxiety Attention Toy, Black for $8.99 (list price $29.99)

SABRE 3-IN-1 Pepper Spray - Advanced Police Strength - Compact Size with Clip, Contains 35 Bursts (5x Other Brands) & 10-Foot (3M) Range for $8.66 (list price $11.99)

Anker 24W Dual USB Car Charger, PowerDrive 2 for iPhone 7 / 6s / Plus, iPad Pro / Air 2 / mini, Galaxy S7 / S6 / Edge / Plus, Note 5 / 4, LG, Nexus, HTC and More for $9.99 (list price $29.99)

ZOOB BuilderZ S.T.E.M. Challenge for $33.38 (list price $50.00)

UGREEN 3.5mm Male to Female Extension Stereo Audio Extension Cable Adapter Gold Plated Compatible for iPhone, iPad or Smartphones, Tablets, Media Players for $5.99 (list price $8.99)

Car Mounts, Universal Stick on Dashboard Magnetic Car Mount Holder for iPhone 6S/6 6 Plus, 5, 5s, 4, Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus S5 S4 Note 5 4 3, Nexus 6P 5X More (stye4) for $7.99 (list price $49.99)

KITCHEN

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

Stainless Steel Dough Scraper Chopper – Utopia Kitchen for $8.99 (list price $19.99)

GM Kitchen Premium Stainless Steel Salt & Pepper Grinder with Adjustable Coarseness, Set of 2 for $15.95 (list price $19.95)

Everest Cooler Lunch Bag, Black, One Size for $11.47 (list price $18.95)

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

[20 Pack] 3 Compartment Meal Prep Containers BPA Free Portion Control Bento Boxes (39 Oz.) for $17.75 (list price $39.99)

Brita 6 Cup Space Saver BPA Free Water Pitcher with 1 Filter, White for $14.84 (list price $18.97)

Fred & Friends UNZIPPED Hand-Blown Glass Bowl for $15.67 (list price $20.00)

Vintorio Wine Aerator Pourer - Premium Aerating Pourer and Decanter Spout (Black) for $14.95 (list price $40.95)

Alpha Grillers Garlic Press and Peeler Set. Stainless Steel Mincer and Silicone Tube Roller for $19.97 (list price $24.97)

Waiters Corkscrew by HiCoup – Professional Grade Natural Rosewood All-in-one Corkscrew, Bottle Opener and Foil Cutter for $9.95 (list price $25.95)

Reusable Produce Bags - Premium Washable BahrEco Mesh Bags for Grocery Shopping & Storage of Fruit Vegetable & Garden Produce - Eco Friendly Net Bags for $6.97 (list price $27.99)

Extra Thick Flexible Plastic Cutting Board Mats With Food Icons & "EZ-Grip" Waffle Back(Set Of 4) by Cooler Kitchen for $14.99 (list price $19.99)

Cuisinart Set of 3 Fine Mesh Stainless Steel Strainers, CTG-00-3MS for $12.99 (list price $22.00)

VonShef Induction Hob Heat Diffuser Stainless Steel, Medium (23.5cm/9.25") for $18.99 (list price $49.99)

Rachael Ray Cucina Hard Porcelain Enamel Nonstick Covered Round Casserole, 4.5-Quart, Agave Blue for $27.69 (list price $100.00)

HOME

AmazonBasics Hypoallergenic Quilted Mattress Topper, 18" Deep, Twin for $16.99 (list price $19.99)

URPOWER 500ml Aromatherapy Essential Oil Diffuser Humidifier with 4 Timer Settings, 7 LED Color Changing Lamps and Waterless Auto Shut-off for $25.99 (list price $59.99)

Luxury Hotel and Spa 100% Turkish Cotton Banded Panel Bath Mat Set 900gsm! 20"x34" (White, 2 Pack) for $19.99 (list price $29.99)

Poo-Pourri Bathroom Deodorizer Set Lavender Vanilla: Lavender with Vanilla, 3 Piece for $24.99 (list price $29.95)

Akro-Mils 10144 D 20-Inch by 16-Inch by 6-1/2-Inch Hardware and Craft Cabinet, Black for $31.00 (list price $40.76)

Lavender Essential Oil Triple AAA+ Grade Premium Quality - 1 fl. Oz from Pure Body Naturals for $10.95 (list price $18.95)

Vornado 683 Pedestal Whole Room Air Circulator for $79.97 (list price $89.99)

Nicetown Thermal Insulated Grommet Blackout Curtains for Bedroom (2 Panels, W42 x L63 -Inch,Grey) for $20.95 (list price $53.72)

Luxury Cotton Washcloths (12-Pack, Grey, 12x12 Inches) - Easy Care, Fingertip Towels, Facial Towelettes, Cotton Hand Towels - by Utopia Towels for $21.99 (list price $29.99)

GORILLA GRIP Rectangle (35-Inch-by-16-Inch) Non-Slip Machine Washable Bath Mat, Clear for $11.99 (list price $29.99)

Luxury Hotel & Spa Bath Towel 100% Genuine Turkish Cotton, 27" x 54" ,Set of 4,White for $37.81 (list price $69.99)

Gusseted Quilted Pillow (Queen, 2 Pack) - Hypo Allergenic and Easy Care - Premium Quality Pillows by Utopia Bedding for $28.99 (list price $49.99)

Elegant Comfort 55 x 216" Solid Curtain Sheer Voile Scarf, White for $9.99 (list price $29.99)

Great Explorations Wonder Stars Super Kit for $5.58 (list price $10.99)

Household Essentials 5614 Double Hamper Laundry Sorter with Magnetic Lid Closure – Brown Coffee Linen for $31.12 (list price $43.99)

Bissell 3624 SpotClean Professional Portable Carpet Cleaner - Corded for $106.99 (list price $129.99)

HEALTH AND BEAUTY

Philips Sonicare 2 Series Plaque Control Sonic Electric Rechargeable Toothbrush, HX6211/30 for $39.95 (list price $69.99)

Neutrogena Hydro Boost Gel-Cream, Extra-Dry Skin, 1.7 Oz for $14.97 (list price $18.98)

Revlon Pro Collection 1875W Infrared Dryer for $16.19 (list price $29.99)

Cetaphil Moisturizing Cream for Dry/Sensitive Skin, Fragrance Free 16 oz for $11.89 (list price $15.99)

Activated Charcoal Scrub 10 oz. - For Deep Cleansing & Exfoliation for $14.50 (list price $27.50)

Listerine Ultraclean Cool Mint Antiseptic Mouthwash, Oral Care For Fresh Breath, 500 ml for $4.94 (list price $7.00)

Crest 3D White Luxe Whitestrip Teeth Whitening Kit, Glamorous White, 14 Treatments - Packaging May Vary for $31.88 (list price $44.99)

PURA D'OR Moroccan Argan Oil 100% Pure & USDA Organic For Face, Hair, Skin & Nails, 4 Fluid Ounce for $18.27 (list price $19.27)

Banana Boat Ultra Mist Sport Performance Broad Spectrum Sun Care Sunscreen Spray - Twin Pack - SPF 30, 2 count, 6OZ for $14.93 (list price $16.99)

Wahl Elite Pro High Performance Haircut Kit #79602 for $47.89 (list price $82.99)

Active Wow Teeth Whitening Charcoal Powder Natural for $24.99 (list price $29.99)

Aquaphor Advanced Therapy Healing Ointment Skin Protectant 14 Ounce Jar for $12.74 (list price $16.89)

CeraVe Moisturizers, Moisturizing Cream, 16 Ounce for $10.97 (list price $11.99)

OFFICE, SCHOOL, AND CRAFTS

Sharpie Accent Retractable Highlighters, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 8-Count for $8.38

Rubbermaid Commercial Slim Jim Receptacle with Venting Channels, Rectangular, Plastic, 23 Gallons, Gray (FG354060GRAY) for $31.95 (list price $37.59)

Paper Mate Profile Retractable Ballpoint Pens, Bold (1.4mm), Black, 12 Count for $7.00 (list price $8.47)

Epson XP-640 Expression Premium Wireless Color Photo Printer with Scanner & Copier for $79.00 (list price $149.99)

Derwent Colored Pencils, Drawing, Watercolor, Art, Inktense Ink Pencils, 24-Pack (0700929) for $38.05 (list price $46.46)

BAZIC 30 Ct. 8.5" X 11" Side Bound Spiral Premium Sketch Book for $4.75 (list price $9.99)

VicTsing Mouse Pad with Gel Wrist Support , Non-Slip PU Base Wrist Rest Pad for Gaming Typist Office, Black for $8.99 (list price $12.99)

ALEX Toys Artist Studio Scra-ffiti So Cute Artist Studio Scratch Pad Coloring and Sketch Book for $9.98 (list price $11.99)

Paper Mate Gel Pens, Medium (0.7mm), Black, 12 Count for $8.97 (list price $13.99)

Smead File Pocket, Straight-Cut Tab, 1-3/4" Expansion, Letter Size, Redrope, 25 per Box (73214) for $24.15 (list price $29.78)

HemingWeigh Himalayan All Natural Crystal Salt Cooking Tile (8" X 6" X 2") - 2 PACK for $24.99 (list price $59.99)

OUTDOORS, GARDEN, AND SPORTS

Char-Broil Performance TRU Infrared 500 3-Burner Cabinet Gas Grill for $283.52 (list price $359.99)

Coleman Oversized Quad Chair with Cooler for $29.69 (list price $36.99)

Ohuhu Double Sleeping Bag with 2 Pillows and a Carrying Bag for Camping, Backpacking, Hiking for $49.99 (list price $99.99)

AcuRite 00850A2 5-Inch Capacity Easy-Read Magnifying Rain Gauge for $3.23 (list price $7.89)

Tapirus Extendable Marshmallow Roasting 4 Camping Sticks | Durable Stainless Steel Equipment BBQ Skewers With Insulated Handles | Telescopic Campfire Forks Utensils For Smores, Hot Dogs & Shish Kebabs for $14.95 (list price $25.99)

Kootek Hand Grip Strengthener Strength Trainer Adjustable Resistance 22-88 Lbs Hand Exerciser Non-slip Gripper for $7.97 (list price $12.99)

Swig Savvy Multi-Purpose Real Borosilicate Glass Bottles – PBA Free Glass Water Bottle + Leak-Proof ALL Stainless-Steel Caps For Beverage and Juicer Use Smoothies Oils & More. 17oz 4 Pack (Color) for $19.95 (list price $29.95)

BLACK+DECKER LSTE525 20V MAX Lithium Easy Feed String Trimmer/Edger with 2Batteries for $89.00 (list price $95.92)

Camp Kitchen Utensil Organizer Travel Set - Portable 8 Piece BBQ Camping Cookware Utensils Travel Kit for $23.99 (list price $39.99)

ELECTRONICS

KrBn Mechanical Keyboard Gaming Keyboard Full Sized Backlit with Phone Holder for $79.99 (list price $249.99)

FUGOO Tough XL- Ultimate Rugged Waterproof Wireless Bluetooth Speaker 35 Hrs Battery Life with Built in Speakerphone (Silver/Black) for $249.99 (list price $329.99)

UNITEK Portable USB 3.0 4-Port High Speed Hub with BC 1.2 Charging with 5V 1.2A and Built-in USB 3.0 Cable LED for iMac, MacBook, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, Mac Mini, Chrombook, Surface Pro for $7.99 (list price $12.99)

Optoma HD142X 1080p 3000 Lumens 3D DLP Home Theater Projector for $549.99 (list price $999.00)

TP-Link AC1200 Dual Band WiFi Range Extender, Repeater, Access Point w/ Mini Housing Design, Extends WiFi to Smart Home & Alexa Devices (RE305) for $38.83 (list price $59.99)

SanDisk Extreme 500 Portable SSD 250GB SDSSDEXT-250G-G25 for $99.99 (list price $139.99)

VicTsing MM057 2.4G Wireless Portable Mobile Mouse Optical Mice with USB Receiver, 5 Adjustable DPI Levels, 6 Buttons for Notebook, PC, Laptop, Computer, Macbook - Black for $9.99 (list price $19.99)

D-Link Wireless Dual Band AC600 Mbps USB Wi-Fi Network Adapter (DWA-171) for $19.99 (list price $29.99)

D-Link DCS-960L HD 180-Degree Wi-Fi Camera (Black) for $89.00 (list price $118.99)

TOOLS

Meguiar's G18216 Ultimate Liquid Wax - 16 oz. for $16.97 (list price $22.99)

Thompsons 10100 Aerosol Water Seal Multi-Surface Waterproofer 12oz for $4.98 (list price $6.99)

AUKEY Jump Starter with 400A Peak Current & 12000mAh Portable Charger for Car Battery, Boat, Motorcycles, Lawnmowers and More for $54.99 (list price $62.99)

Mothers Carpet & Upholstery Brush for $4.19 (list price $6.01)

LURICO Digital Dual Laser Infrared Thermometer Non-Contact Infrared Thermometer(-58°F~1202°F/-50°C~650°C) - Accurate Digital Surface IR Thermometer HT-817 for $24.99 (list price $39.99)

SE MH1047L Illuminated Multi-Power LED Head Magnifier for $8.42 (list price $15.44)

Coleman Cable 02309 16/3 Vinyl Outdoor Extension Cord, Orange, 100-Feet for $19.78 (list price $26.28)

Loctite Heavy Duty Threadlocker, 0.2 oz, Blue 242, Single for $4.79 (list price $7.90)VINCA DCLA-0605 Quality Electronic Digital Vernier Caliper Inch/Metric/Fractions Conversion 0-6 Inch/150 mm Stainless Steel Body Red/Black Extra Large LCD Screen Auto Off Featured Measuring Tool for $16.16 (list price $39.99)

Wednesday’s Best Amazon Deals Include Computer Monitors, Plant-Based Protein Powder, and Blu-ray Sets

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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, December 2. Mental Floss has affiliate relationships with certain retailers, including Amazon, and may receive a small percentage of any sale. But we only get commission on items you buy and don’t return, so we’re only happy if you’re happy. Good luck deal hunting!

10 Perfect Gifts for The Pop Culture Connoisseur in Your Life

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Funko/Pinsantiy/Lil Cinephile/Amazon

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Over the past year, most everyone has been marinating in all kinds of pop culture. More than any other era, this moment in time has revealed how much we as a society should value our creators and artists. From cinematic comfort food to walks down nostalgia lane, the holiday season is a perfect time to celebrate the pop culture moments and icons that have kept us happy, engaged, and awed.

Here are 10 perfect gifts the pop culture connoisseur in your life is sure to love.

1. A is for Auteur; $30

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The same team that put out the delightful, surprisingly adaptable Cinephile card game ($18) last year is out with a new book perfect for the cineastes in your life who love Agnès Varda. This alphabet book goes from A (Paul Thomas Anderson) to Z (Fred Zinnemann) and celebrates the unique elements of more than two dozen filmmakers’ careers. It’s a tongue-in-cheek delight, and if you don’t actually want your child to know about Quentin Tarantino just yet, it makes a gorgeous addition to any adult’s coffee table.

Buy It: Amazon

2. Schitt’s Creek Funkos; 4 for $77

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Eww, David! This set is ideal for fans of the Rose family who’d love Moira, Johnny, David, and Alexis peering down on them as they work or sleep or fold in the cheese. If you’re going the extra mile, grab the Amish David edition with hoodie, sunglasses, and rake. Individual figures run from $9-$30, and they all pair perfectly with a banana rosé.

Buy Them: Amazon

3. The Bruce Lee Criterion Collection; $68

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This is a stunning collection showcasing the best of the best of a true master alongside Criterion’s usual insightful commentary. Enter the Dragon has never been released as part of a collection before, and it stands as the crown jewel among The Big Boss, Fist of Fury, The Way of the Dragon, and the infamous Game of Death—all digitally restored in either 2K or 4K. The collection also features documentaries about Lee; an interview with his widow, Linda Lee Caldwell; and a conversation about the “Bruceploitation” subgenre that blossomed following Lee's untimely death.

Buy It: Amazon

4. NES Cartridge Coasters; $11

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For the entertainer happy to have guests place their IPAs on SM3. These stylish coasters will protect your tables from coffee rings, wine stains, and barrels thrown by kidnapping apes. Plus, you won’t have to blow into these if they’re not loading correctly.

Buy Them: Amazon

5. Van Buren Boys Tee; $16

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Deep into its eighth season, Seinfeld was still making iconic, quote-worthy moments. With this pre-shrunk, 100 percent cotton T, your favorite fan of the show about nothing can celebrate the comical street gang named for the 8th president (and the first president hailing from New York). It’s a handsome, comfortable shirt that comes in four colors and goes great with a Lorenzo’s pizza.

Buy It: Amazon

6. This Television History Puzzle; $49

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This pop collage of more than 250 stars and scenes from TV’s past is a 1000-piece puzzle from acclaimed artist James Mellett. It’s probably the only image in existence where Kunta Kinte is between Superman, Gumby, and Norm and Cliff from Cheers. A gorgeous walk down memory lane, it’s also a healthy challenge that, at 24x30, would make a fine wall hanging if you don’t want to toss it back into the box.

Buy It: Amazon

7. Pictures at a Revolution; $17

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Entertainment Weekly veteran Mark Harris is one of the most respected film historians of this generation, and this book, which goes deep on five pivotal films, is a must-have for serious cinephiles. Exploring Bonnie and Clyde, The Graduate, Look Who’s Coming to Dinner, In the Heat of the Night, and the surprise box office bomb Doctor Doolittle, Harris explores how 1967 marked a tectonic shift in American cultural preferences. Pair it with Five Came Back for bonus gifting points (and a book you can watch together on Netflix).

Buy It: Amazon

8. The Art of Mondo; $44

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This is high on the list of gifts you’ll end up keeping for yourself. This sublime book boasts 356 pages of gorgeous prints from everyone’s favorite films. Cult, classics, blockbusters, and buried gems, the Austin-based Mondo is world-renowned for limited release posters from the best artists on the planet. One sheets typically sell for hundreds of dollars, so this book is the cheapest way to get them all. For your friend, of course. Right?

Buy It: Amazon

9. A Princess Bride Enamel Pin; $10

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I do not think this pin means what you think it means. This playful piece features Vizzini’s shouting face above a stately “Inconceivable!” banner. It’s made of quality metal with vibrant enamel colors, and buying it should also send you down a rabbit hole looking for dozens of other pop culture pins.

Buy It: Amazon

10. Marvel’s Greatest Comics; $23

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Someone in your life is bound to want three pounds of Marvel comics. This definitive tome showcases 100 issues that changed the world and built a powerhouse pop culture company, from Marvel #1 in 1939 to Avengers #6 in 2018. The eye-popping artwork is accompanied by smart commentary from industry trailblazers and experts, which makes it as informative as it is entertaining. Just remember to say “Pow!” when you gift it.

Buy Them: Amazon

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