Start the Week Off Right With Amazon’s Monday Deals

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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 22.

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!

ELECTRONICS AND GADGETS


KrBn Retro Circle Keycap Mechanical Keyboard LED Backlit with Aluminum Body Blue Switch Full Size (104 Key) for $89.99 (list price $399.99)

Anker 2.4G Wireless Vertical Ergonomic Optical Mouse, 800 / 1200 /1600DPI, 5 Buttons - Black for $14.99 (list price $49.99)


Anker Bluetooth Folio Keyboard Case for iPad Air 2 - Smart Case with Auto Sleep / Wake, Comfortable Keys and 6-Month Battery Life Between Charges (Not compatible with iPad 9.7 inch/iPad Air) for $27.99 (list price $49.99)

KrBn USB 3.0 Ultra Portable External CD DVD RW DVD ROM Drive Writer Burner for Mac, Macbook Pro Air iMAC , Laptops, Desktops, Notebooks (Black) for $24.49 (list price $49.99)


Akai Professional Project 50X | Over-Ear Studio Monitor Headphones [Amazon Exclusive] for $49.99 (list price $89.99)

Fire Tablet with Alexa, 7" Display, 16 GB, Blue - with Special Offers (Previous Generation - 5th) for $59.99 (list price $69.99)


Anker 60W 6-Port USB Wall Charger, PowerPort 6 for iPhone 7 / 6s / Plus, iPad Pro / Air 2 / mini /iPod, Galaxy S7 / S6 / Edge / Plus, Note 5 / 4, LG, Nexus, HTC and More for $23.49 (list price $79.99)

iCASEIT Lightning Cable [Apple MFi Certified] Quick Charge & Sync Durable Lightning Cable / Charger Cord Perfect for iPhone 7 6s 6 Plus SE 5s 5, iPad Pro Air mini | 1m | Aluminium Braided GRAY for $11.96 (list price $29.99)


Linksys Advanced DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem for Comcast, Connector, F-type female 75 ohm Cable (DPC3008) for $19.99 (list price $42.92)

EasyAcc Mini Portable Bluetooth 4.0 Speaker with Mic, 3.5mm Aux, FM Function, Micro SD Card Support - Titanium Black for $15.25 (list price $35.99)


AmazonBasics 3.5mm to 2-Male RCA Adapter Cable - 15 Feet for $8.44 (list price $9.99)

Mpow Bluetooth 4.1 Transmitter/Receiver, 2-in-1 Wireless Audio Adapter for Headphone, Speaker,etc for $33.99 

TOYS AND MEDIA


Pecham Vertical Stand for PS4 Slim / PS4 with Cooling Fan Dual Controller Charging Station 3 Extra USB Port - Black for $15.99 (list price $29.99)

Nintendo Switch Joy-Con Charging Dock for $23.99 (list price $29.99)


Skip Hop Zoo Bath Pull and Go Submarine, Monkey for $6.39 (list price $8.00)

ASOON Tri Fidget Hand Spinner, Ultra Fast Bearings, Finger Toy for ADHD, Anxiety Adult Children for $8.99 (list price $19.99)


WIFI FPV Version U818A Drone with 720P HD Camera DBPOWER Headless Mode Quadcopter with 2 Batteries Long Flying Time Drone for Beginners for $99.99 (list price $139.98)

Bruno Faidutti's Citadels Card Game - 2016 Edition - English for $23.48 (list price $29.99)


4M Tin Can Robot for $11.00 (list price $12.59)

Xbox One S 1TB Console - Halo Wars 2 Bundle for $299.00 (list price $349.99)


TOMY Pokémon Small Plush, Pikachu for $12.99 (list price $16.80)

Lanterns: The Emperor's Gifts for $14.00 (list price $20.00)


Disney Tsum Tsum 9 PacK Figures Series 1 Style #1 for $11.97Disney Tsum Tsum 9 PacK Figures Series 2 Style #1 for $11.35 (list price $14.99)  (list price $14.99)

Pokémon Deluxe Essential Handbook: The Need-to-Know Stats and Facts on Over 700 Pokémon for $7.19 (list price $11.99)

KITCHEN


Zelancio Cookware 3 Quart Enameled Cast iron Casserole Dish with lid - Perfect for Brazing, Slow Cooking, Simmering and Baking (Tangerine Orange) for $59.99 (list price $99.99)

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


GOOJ Gummy Bear Candy Molds 3 Pack + 3 Droppers, (Printed Recipe Included) Gumdrop Jelly Molds, Chocolate Molds, Candy Silicone Molds & Ice Cube Trays – Bear for $10.00 (list price $24.99)

Russian Piping Tips - 39 Piece Cake Baking Supplies - Decorating Set - 23 Icing Nozzles - 15 Pastry Disposable Bags & Coupler - Extra Large Decoration Kit - Best Kitchen Gift for $24.99 (list price $69.99)


Norpro Wooden Treat Sticks, 100 Pieces for $3.86 (list price $4.91)

Wilton 415-5172 72 Count Rainbow Cupcake Liners for $3.19 (list price $4.99)


Mr. Coffee 4-Cup Steam Espresso System with Milk Frother, ECM160 for $35.99 (list price $39.99)

Nespresso Inissia Espresso Maker, Black for $76.48 (list price $149.00)


Breville JE98XL Juice Fountain Plus 850-Watt Juice Extractor for $119.96 (list price $149.99)

Prepworks by Progressive Dome Lid Citrus Juicer for $4.99 (list price $6.20)


Brita 6 Cup Space Saver BPA Free Water Pitcher with 1 Filter, White for $14.84 (list price $16.32)

Brita 10 Cup Stream Filter as You Pour Water Pitcher with 1 Filter, Rapids, BPA Free, Lake Blue for $29.94 (list price $34.99)

HOME


Optimum Technologies Lok Lift Rug Gripper for Runners, 4-Inch by 25-Feet for $9.99 (list price $14.19)

Safavieh Adirondack Collection ADR108B Ivory and Silver Oriental Vintage Area Rug (6' x 9') for $61.59 (list price $107.02)


OJIA Deluxe Soft Faux Sheepskin Chair Cover Seat Pad Plain Shaggy Area Rugs For Bedroom Sofa Floor Ivory White 2ft x 3ft for $18.99 (list price $39.99)

NINJA BRAND Non-Slip Area Rug Pad for Hard Floors, #1 Grip, Maximum Protection (8' x 10') for $19.99


White Monterey 2 Drawer Nightstand for $68.31 (list price $105.66)

Jewelry Cabinet White Mirror Armoire Storage Floor Full Length Dressing Mirror Adjustable Wood Jewelry Organizer Box with 3 Angles for $85


DHP Aiden Futon Frame, Black for $64.12 (list price $120.00)

Zenna Home 9401W, Drop Door Bathroom Spacesaver, White for $39.97 (list price $49.99)


Lux Accessories Beach Throw Oversized 60" Round Roundie Towel Blanket Print BT06 for $12.95 (list price $19.95)

Pinzon Velvet Plush Throw Blanket, 50" x 60", Chocolate for $11.51 (list price $14.99)


Costway 18-Inch Pedestal Fan 3-Speed Oscillating Stand w/ Manual Control Timer for $39.99 (list price $74.99)

Cool Mist Humidifier, 7 Color LED Lights Ultrasonic Humidifier For Home, Baby Humidifier, Bedroom, Personal Whole House Moistair Humidifiers Come with 3 Extra Filters & More for $39.99 (list price $79.99)

HEALTH AND BEAUTY


Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Dry-Touch Sunscreen, Broad Spectrum Spf 45, 3 Fl. Oz., Pack Of 2 for $11.24 (list price $14.99)

Gillette Venus Women's Razor Blade Refills, Swirl, 6 Count, Womens Razors / Blades for $26.47 (list price $31.49)


Banana Boat Ultra Mist Sport Performance Broad Spectrum Sun Care Sunscreen Spray - Twin Pack - SPF 30, 2 count, 6OZ for $15.47 (list price $16.99)

L'Oreal Paris Sublime Bronze Self-Tanning Body Towelettes, 6 Count for $9.47 (list price $10.99)


Gillette Venus Women's Disposable Razor, Sensitive, 6 Count, Womens Razors / Blades for $10.94 with on-screen coupon (list price $16.07)

Neutrogena Rapid Tone Repair Moisturizer With Retinol, Broad Spectrum Spf 30 Sunscreen, Travel Size 1 Fl. Oz. for $16.15 (list price $19.99)


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)


Gillette Fusion Manual Men’s Razor Blade Refills, 12 Count for $29.99 with on-screen coupon (list price $47.99)

Philips Norelco Bodygroom Series 7100, BG2040 for $59.95 (list price $69.99)


Braun Series 7 790cc Cordless Electric Foil Shaver for Men with Clean and Charge Station - Packaging May Vary for $159.97 (list price $289.99)

Gillette Mach3 Turbo Men's Razor Blade Refills, 10 Cartridge, Mens Razors / Blades for $18.47 with on-screen coupon (list price $31.99)


Edge Shave Gel for Men Sensitive Skin - 7 Ounce (Pack of 6) for $17.82 (list price $26.99)

Braun Series 3 ProSkin 3040s Wet&Dry Electric Shaver for Men / Rechargeable Electric Razor, Blue for $54.09 (list price $79.99)

OFFICE, SCHOOL, AND ART SUPPLIES


FitDesk v3.0 Desk Bike with Extension Kit, White for $249.99 (list price $400.00)

Brother HL-3170CDW Digital Color Printer with Wireless Networking and Duplex, Amazon Dash Replenishment Enabled for $199.99 (list price $213.99)


Brother MFCL2740DW Wireless Monochrome Printer with Scanner, Copier and Fax, Amazon Dash Replenishment Enabled for $209.99 (list price $224.00)

Springhill, Digital Vellum Bristol Cover Ivory, 67lb, Letter, 8.5 x 11, 250 Sheets / 1 Ream, Made In The USA for $5.68 (list price $18.11)


Springhill, Digital Card White, 110lb, Letter, 8.5 x 11, 92 Bright, 250 Sheets / 1 Ream, Made In The USA for $6.26 (list price $14.21)

Paper Mate Arrowhead Pink Pearl Cap Erasers, 144 Count for $4.30 (list price $4.42)


Tombow Mono Dot Pattern Adhesive Runner Refill, Clear, 3-Pack for $7.74 (list price $11.99)

Pentel Eraser Refills for Mechanical Pencils Pack of 15 (PDE1BP3-K6) for $3.99 (list price $5.19)


Pentel Clic Retractable Eraser with Grip, Assorted Barrels, 3 Pack (ZE21TBP3M) for $6.75 (list price $10.52)

Set Of 36-Crayon Shaped Erasers-Assorted Colors. 2.5 Inch for $8.38 (list price $15.99)


Tulip 34723 One-Step Tie Dye Party Kit for $24.65 (list price $29.99)

Fabric Markers Permanent MINIMAL BLEED 12 Pack premium quality bright dual tip stained graffiti coloring fabric pens BY Crafts 4 ALL .Child safe,water-based & non-toxic for $12.99 (list price $17.99)

OUTDOORS, GARDEN, AND SPORTS


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)

AUTOSPOUT Straw Gizmo Flip, 14oz, Blue for $8.99 (list price $11.99)


I Go First Aid Kit (85 Pieces) Compact, Lightweight for Emergencies at Home, Outdoors, Car, Camping, Workplace, Hiking and Survival for $12.58 (list price $20.99)

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


Baleaf Women's 7" Active Fitness Pocket Running Shorts Black Size XL for $14.99 (list price $21.99)

Anker 21W Dual USB Solar Charger, PowerPort Solar for iPhone 7 / 6s / Plus, iPad Pro / Air 2 / mini, Galaxy S7 / S6 / Edge / Plus, Note 5 / 4, LG, Nexus, HTC and More for $50.99 (list price $99.99)


Kabob Skewers BearMoo 17" Stainless Steel BBQ Barbecue Skewers 7/20" Flat Metal Grilling Skewers Set, Reusable BBQ Sticks (Set of 10 +1 X Handy Storage) for $16.69 (list price $39.99)

SagaPlay F1 Self Balance Board Motorized 2 Wheel Self Balancing Scooter [CSA/UL2272 Certified] All-Terrain Tires Personal Hover Transporter for Kids and Young Adults [Model: F1, Black, Series N20] for $289.95 (list price $379.95)


ALPS Mountaineering Lynx 1-Person Tent for $57.59 (list price $95.22)

ALPS Mountaineering Compression Sleeping Bag Stuff Sack (Small)(Assorted Color) for $15.99 (list price $24.99)


TaylorMade 2016 Tour Preferred Golf Balls (1 Dozen) for $23.98 (list price $39.00)

Franklin Sports 2 Player Paddle and Ball Set for $8.49 (list price $9.99)


Fitlosophy Fitbook: Fitness Planner and Food Journal, Black Single (12-Week) for $17.95 (list price $22.95)

Solar Charger, 8000mAh 3-Port USB and 21LED Light Solar Power Bank Portable Battery Cellphone Charger, Solar Panel for Emergency Outdoor Camping Hiking for IOS and Android cellphones (Coffee+Black) for $23.99 (list price $74.99)

TOOLS


URPOWER Tactical Flashlight Super Bright CREE LED Flashlight Zoomable Tactical Flashlight Rainproof Lighting Lamp Torch -with Rechargeable 18650 2800mAh Battery -For Cycling Hiking Camping Emergency for $13.99 (list price $35.99)

Bushnell 2017 Pro X2 Golf Laser Rangefinder (Slope and Non-Slope Function) for $449.98 (list price $499.99)


Bushnell 2017 Tour V4 Shift Golf Laser Rangefinder for $349.99 (list price $399.99)

GreenWorks 22122 4 Amp 22-Inch Corded Hedge Trimmer with Rotating Handle for $30.59 (list price $49.98)


GreenWorks Pro GHT80321 80V 26-Inch Cordless Hedge Trimmer, 2Ah Battery and Charger Included for $237.15 (list price $279.00)

PORTER-CABLE PC1500HG 1500-Watt Heat Gun for $28.30 (list price $39.97)

Oria Precision Screwdriver Set, 60 in 1 Magnetic Driver Kit with 54 Bits, Professional Electronics Repair Tool Kit for iPhone/ Cell Phone/ iPad/ Tablet/ PC/ MacBook and Other Electronics for $12.99 (list price $34.99)

30 Smart Home Products That Make Life Easier

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Amazon

Whether you just left for vacation and realized you forgot to turn the lights off or are dealing with a finicky thermostat as the height of summer approaches, there's a smart gadget out there that can solve just about any modern-day inconvenience. So to help make your life a little easier, we picked out some of our favorite smart products, ranging from TVs armed with all your favorite apps to doorbells that double as security cameras. And best of all, you can operate most of these right from your phone. Check out the list below.

1. Amazon Echo Show; $130

An Amazon Echo display.
Amazon

Amazon's Echo Show might seem like just another one of the company's countless smart devices—it's compatible with Alexa, responds to voice commands, and can control countless apps—but what sets it apart is the 8-inch HD screen, which is perfect for displaying your photos, making video calls, watching how-to videos, and much more. Far from redundant, there are countless ways that the Echo Show's display can make your life easier.

Buy it: Amazon

2. Nest Thermostat; $219

A Nest thermostat.
Google/Amazon

Simply connect this smart thermostat to your Wi-Fi and you’re all set to adjust your home's temperature from just about any of your devices. The Nest even keeps track of the weather outside and adjusts accordingly, so your home will always be at the ideal temperature. And the whole setup is DIY-friendly, meaning a pricey installation isn't completely necessary.

Buy it: Amazon

3. Smart Speaker with Google Assistant; $100

The Google Assistant.
Best Buy

If you're choosing to live in the Google ecosystem, this Google Assistant speaker is going to be your essential smart hub. Similar to Amazon's Echo, this device pairs to more than 1000 different smart products and apps, allowing you to control them with your voice. And instead of Googling questions on your phone, you can simply ask the speaker. This is basically the central nervous system for your smart home.

Buy it: Best Buy

4. TCL 4K Smart Roku TV; $270

A 50-inch smart tv.
TCL/Amazon

With several sizes available, this TV from TCL can turn any room into an entertainment center with its built-in Roku functionality. Stream your favorite movies and shows in HD from apps like Netflix, Hulu, and HBO, and hook it up to your Alexa device to control the television with your voice.

Buy it: Amazon

5. Amazon Fire Stick; $50

An Amazon Fire Stick
Amazon

Just because you don’t have a smart TV doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the benefits of one. The Amazon Fire Stick plugs into your TV's HDMI port and allows you to watch all your shows and movies on Netflix, YouTube, Prime, Disney Plus, and most other major streaming services. And since it hooks up to a user's Amazon account, you can also make purchases right from the TV.

Buy it: Amazon

6. 55-Inch Toshiba Smart LED TV; $450

A Toshiba smart television from Amazon.
Toshiba/Amazon

This Toshiba smart TV has all the functions of an Amazon Fire Stick built directly into it, allowing you to access your favorite apps and subscription services through a remote or Alexa voice commands. And with the 4K video quality, the shows and movies you love have never looked better. No gadgets or add-ons necessary, everything you need for the perfect entertainment setup is in this television.

Buy it: Amazon

7. Nebula Soundbar – Fire TV Edition; $230

Anker's Nebula Soundbar.
Anker/Amazon

Along with playing the audio from your television, this soundbar has all the Amazon Fire Stick capabilities built right into it. If you're already invested in Amazon's smart products, this is the ideal soundbar to complement it all.

Buy it: Amazon

8. Kasa Smart Plug; $25

Smart plugs from Amazon.
TP-Link/Amazon

These smart plugs operate through an app, so you can plug gadgets and appliances into them and control power from your phone. You can also have the plugs on a schedule that will power off the connected devices whenever you're not home. This is a low-cost way to control your favorite non-smart devices remotely, and can help cut down on energy waste.

Buy it: Amazon

9. Philips LED Smart Lights; $100

Philips Hue smart lightbulbs.
Philips Hue/Amazon

You'll never know true convenience until you've tried smart lights. Through the Philips Hue app, you can turn your lights on or off remotely, and you'll even be able to set schedules so your lights know when you leave the house and come home every day. Plus, smart bulbs consume far less electricity than traditional ones, which can help you save a little money, too.

Buy it: Amazon

10. Tile Pro; $60

Tile Pro GPS Tracker
Tile/Amazon

The Tile Pro will keep you from losing your keys, phones, and any other devices you just can’t live without. All you need to do is clip the device to whatever you want to keep track of and then download the app. You can learn more about the Tile by heading here.

Buy it: Amazon

11. LG Smart Refrigerator; $1800

An LG smart refrigerator.
Best Buy

This smart refrigerator from LG comes equipped with an InstaView panel, allowing you to look inside at what you've got to eat without opening the door and wasting electricity. It also comes with a smart cooling system, which can be controlled with either Alexa or Google Assistant. This monitors the temperature inside and makes any necessary adjustments.

Buy it: Best Buy

12. Smart Instant Pot; $125

A smart Instant Pot on Amazon.
Instant Pot/Amazon

Not only does this one appliance combine a pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, and four other devices into one, but you can operate all of those different settings through an app. Now, you can schedule cooking times, monitor your food's progress, and access recipes from wherever you are.

Buy it: Amazon

13. Corsori Smart Wi-Fi Air Fryer; $120

The smart Corsori air fryer.
Cosori/Amazon

Similar to the smart Instant Pot, you can schedule and monitor the progress of your hot wings and French fries all from the VeSync app. This device is as simple as it comes: just throw your ingredients in, schedule a time on your phone, and wait for the notification when it's all done. You can also find recipes on the app, so the instructions for the perfect crispy shrimp will only be a click away.

Buy it: Amazon

14. Perfect Drink Pro; $100

The Perfect Drink Pro.
Perfect Company/Amazon

Rise above amateur mixologist and start competing with the pros. All you have to do is select what drink you’re having in the app, put your glassware on the scale, and add the ingredients. The app will let you know in real time when you've added enough of each ingredient and which one to use next. It's a foolproof way to nail your favorite cocktail.

Buy it: Amazon

15. Ember Temperature Control Smart Mug; $80

A smart coffee mug that keeps your drink warm.
Ember/Amazon

Never let your coffee or tea go lukewarm again. This smart mug keeps your beverage hot and can last up to one hour on a single charge. When it's out of juice, simply throw it onto the charger, which doubles as a coaster. And through the app, you can choose your ideal temperature, receive notifications, and more.

Buy it: Amazon

16. Hamilton Beach Works Coffee Maker; $90

A smart Hamilton coffee maker
Hamilton/Amazon

Now you can make sure your coffee is ready to go before you get out of bed. The Hamilton Beach Works Coffee Maker connects to the Alexa app, so you can tell your coffee maker to start brewing, how you want it made, and more. And if you happen to leave the house without turning it off, you can simply take care of it from the app.

Buy it: Amazon

17. Anova Culinary Sous Vide Precision Cooker Nano; $99

The Anova Cuisine Sous Vide Precision Cooker.
Anova Cuisine/Amazon

This tool takes all the guesswork out of the sous vide culinary method, which involves cooking meat slowly in water that's set to very specific temperatures. It's tricky to do manually, but through the Anova app, you can control the device down to granular details, including exact times and temperatures. You'll even get access to recipes, helping you learn exactly how to make the food as delicious as possible. Learn more about how it works by heading here.

Buy it: Amazon

18. Etekcity Digital Kitchen Scale; $30

A smart scale from Amazon.
Etekcity/Amazon

Eating healthy just got a lot easier. This scale has an app that will detail the calories and nutritional facts of all the food you weigh, while keeping track of your daily meals and snacks. You can also sync the information with your Fitbit or Apple Health app to get a clear picture of what you're really eating every day, and how many calories you're burning.

Buy it: Amazon

19. GE Smart Microwave; $145

A smart microwave.
Best Buy

If you're tired of heating up food only to have it hot on the outside and cold in the middle, you need this microwave. Its Scan-to-Cook technology enables you to send package cooking instructions from your smartphone to the microwave, so you'll always cook your food for the proper time.

Buy it: Best Buy

20. iDevices Kitchen Thermometer; $80

A smart thermometer for cooking.
iDevices/Amazon

With this smart thermometer, all you have to do is set up what your food's temperature should be on your app and stick the thermometer in the meat you're cooking. The app will monitor the rest, and when it reaches the right temperature, you'll get a notification.

Buy it: Amazon

21. Garage Door Opener; $36

A smart garage door opener.
Chamberlain/Amazon

If you want some more peace of mind, this smart device allows you to open and close your garage door from your phone, wherever you are. You'll also get alerts if the doors open without your consent or if you simply forget to close the door after heading out for work in the morning.

Buy it: Amazon

22. iRobot Roomba; $269

The iRobot vacuum cleaner.
iRobot/Amazon

The Roomba was among the first robot vacuums to hit the market, and the models have only gotten sleeker and better over time. This one can be controlled through its native Roomba app, or through the major smart hubs. Scheduling cleanings has never been easier, since all you're really doing is punching a few commands into your phone. The vacuum will then embark on its cleaning journey on its own, even if you're not home. And when the Roomba is out of juice, it will automatically head back to its charging station to power back up.

Buy it: Amazon

23. Ring Smart Doorbell; $169

a smart doorbell.
Ring/Amazon

The Ring Smart Doorbell connects to your smartphone, Echo Show, and other devices, allowing you to watch a live feed of your front door in real time. You can also speak to visitors through the app and keep tabs on the video stream even if you're away from home. This one is ideal for users already set up with Amazon's smart hub.

Buy it: Amazon

24. Rachio Three Smart Sprinkler Controller; $219

A Rachio smart sprinkler system.
Rachio/Amazon

The Rachio sprinkler system can help keep your lawn and garden lush and vibrant all through your smartphone. It allows you to schedule waterings, monitors your water usage, and keeps tabs on the weather to avoid turning on in the rain.

Buy it: Amazon

25. eufy Security Wi-Fi Video Doorbell; $160

A smart doorbell.
eufy/Amazon

The eufy smart doorbell, which is similar to the Ring, has two-way audio that allows you to communicate with anyone at the door, in addition to allowing you to pre-record messages while you're away. No matter where you are, you can see who's at your door through eufy’s app.

Buy it: Amazon

26. August Home Smart Lock; $194

A smart lock.
August Home/Amazon

We've all experienced the heart-dropping horror of locking the door behind us, only to remember the keys were still inside. With the August Home Smart Lock, you can unlock or lock your door from wherever you happen to be by using the company's app (don't worry, there's a walkthrough). Or, better yet, you can just use voice commands. For a little added security, there's also a feature that will send you notifications every time your door opens or closes when you're not around.

Buy it: Amazon

27. Sensibo Sky Smart Air Conditioner; $199

A smart air conditioning system.
Sensibo/Amazon

Along with being able to set weekly schedules for your air conditioner seven days in advance, you can use the Sensibo app to control the system from anywhere on a daily basis. And like the Nest Thermostat, the Sensibo keeps track of the temperature outside and adjusts accordingly. If you've got pets, it's the easiest way to make sure your home is at a comfortable temperature when you're not there.

Buy it: Amazon

28. Aromatherapy Smart Essential Oil Diffuser; $40

A smart essential oil diffuser.
Sierra Modern Home/Amazon

If your version of relaxation includes some essential oils, this smart diffuser can release those soothing scents without any real work involved. The app allows you to control the mist intensity and LED lights from your phone, and it can also be controlled with voice commands with the help of Alexa and Google Home.

Buy it: Amazon

29. PetSafe Food Dispenser; $180

A smart pet food dispenser.
Petsafe/Amazon

An automatic feeder is a lifesaver for a busy pet owner, but what about one that you can control with your phone? With the Petsafe, you can dispense food from anywhere and schedule up to 12 meals at a time, all from an app. It's perfect for the cat whose go-to meal is dry food.

Buy it: Amazon

30. Furbo Dog Camera; $199

The Furbo camera.
Furbo/Amazon

The Furbo also allows you to monitor your dog on video from wherever you may be. You can even remotely launch treats, so you can give your canine companion some love even when you're at work or on vacation.

Buy it: Amazon

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Shake Shack’s DIY ShackBurger Kits Can Be Delivered Right to Your Door

In the Shake Shack meal kit from Goldbelly, you'll find all the ingredients necessary to make the chain's signature ShackBurger.
In the Shake Shack meal kit from Goldbelly, you'll find all the ingredients necessary to make the chain's signature ShackBurger.
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While it started as nothing more than a lone hot dog stand in 2001, Shake Shack now has locations all over the United States, with countless devoted fans that flock to the restaurant for fries, shakes, and, of course, their burgers. Now, you can try your hand at grilling up the chain's famous burgers with an official Shake Shack meal kit ($49) from Goldbelly, delivered right to your door.

Inside the box, you’ll find all the fixings to make a real ShackBurger. As you'd expect, it all starts with eight 100 percent Angus beef patties from Pat LaFrieda Meat Purveyors, which is the same beef blend used at all Shake Shack locations. You’ll also find eight potato rolls from Martin's, eight slices of American cheese, and the chain’s signature ShackSauce, along with tips on how to achieve that authentic Shake Shack flavor. The only extras you'll need to provide are toppings.

Shake Shack isn’t the only famous restaurant that offers their own meal kits. You could also whip up a cheesesteak from Philadelphia landmark Pat’s King of Steaks ($99); a lobster roll from McLoons Lobster Shack ($108) in Maine; and many others.

Mental Floss has affiliate relationships with certain retailers and may receive a small percentage of any sale. But we choose all products independently and only get commission on items you buy and don't return, so we're only happy if you're happy. Thanks for helping us pay the bills!

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