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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, July 31.

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GADGETS, TOYS, AND MEDIA

Oculus Rift + Touch Virtual Reality System for $399.00 (list price $499.00)

GoPro HERO4 BLACK for $284.49 (list price $499.99)

Cell Phone Camera Lens - TURATA 2 in 1 Professional HD Camera Lens Kit 0.45X Super Wide Angle & 12.5X Macro Lens for iPhone7 6s 6s plus 6 plus 5s & Most Smartphone, Tablet(Black) for $12.98 (list price $35.99)

Dell UltraSharp U3415W PXF79 34-Inch Curved LED-Lit Monitor for $716.49 (list price $1,199.00)

HP Spectre Bluetooth Wireless Mouse 500 (Natural Silver with a brushed slate texture) for $37.20 (list price $49.99)

Eclipse Glasses - CE Certified Safe Solar Eclipse Glasses – 10pk Assorted- Eye Protection for $9.99 (list price $19.99)

COMISO 30W Bluetooth Speakers with Super Bass, Bamboo Wood Home Speaker with Subwoofer - (Grey) for $65.99 (list price $299.99)

Lexar Professional 1000x microSDXC 64GB UHS-II/U3 (Up to 150MB/s Read) W/USB 3.0 Reader Flash Memory Card LSDMI64GCBNL1000R for $48.90 (list price $59.95)

Polk Audio T50 Home Theater and Music Floor Standing Tower Speaker (Single, Black) for $133.87 (list price $149.95)

Pecham Vertical Stand for PS4 Slim / PS4 with Cooling Fan Dual Controller Charging Station 3 Extra USB Port - Black for $16.99 (list price $29.99)

Pictek 104 Keys Anti-ghosting Backlit Mechanical Gaming Keyboard with Blue Switch for $54.99 (list price $99.99)

Polaroid ZIP Mobile Printer w/ZINK Zero Ink Printing Technology - Compatible w/iOS & Android Devices - White for $129.99 (list price $159.99)

KITCHEN

Nordic Ware Formed Bundt Pan, 12 Cup, Assorted Colors for $10.91 (list price $15.40)

Lodge L5P3 Cast Iron Cookware Muffin/Cornbread Pan, Pre-Seasoned for $10.63 (list price $19.00)

JB Chef Culinary Micro Butane Torch | Refillable Cooking Kitchen Blow Torch With Safety Lock & Adjustable Flame | For Pastries, Desserts, Crème Brûlée, Brazing, Soldering, Camping, Welding & More for $22.99 (list price $49.99)

Hibery 7 Pack Silicone Basting Brushes, Sauce Brush for Barbecue Meat, Pastry Brushes for Desserts Baking - Cooking Brushes & Heatproof Food Brushes - EASY Clean, Food Grade - 7 Colored for $6.99 (list price $19.99)

Stainless Steel Mixing Bowls by Finedine (Set of 6) Polished Mirror Finish Nesting Bowls, ¾ - 1.5 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 8 Quart - Cooking Supplies for $22.95 (list price $39.95)

Checkered Chef Cooling Rack Baking Rack. Stainless Steel Oven and Dishwasher Safe. Fits Half Sheet Cookie Pan for $11.95 (list price $19.95)

YIHONG Cake Decorating Supplies with Storage Box-20 Decorating Tips,2 Leaf Tips,20 Disposable Pastry Bags,2 Reusable Couplers-44 Pieces Baking Supplies Set for $14.99 (list price $39.99)

Fred Bear Hands Oven Mitts, Set of 2 for $18.77 (list price $20.00)

Anchor Hocking Montana Glass Jar with Airtight Lid, Brushed Metal, 2 Gallon for $20.99 (list price $29.08)

Ebake Stainless Steel Sandwich Cutter Biscuit Mold Cookie Cutter (Mickey Mouse) for $8.90 (list price $14.90)

10 inch Banneton Proofing Basket Set - for Professional & Home Bakers (Sourdough Recipe) w/ Bowl Scraper & Brotform Cloth Liner for Rising Round Crispy Crust Baked Bread Making Dough Shape Loaf Boules for $16.98 (list price $38.73)

Best Stainless Steel Flour Sifter - One Handed, Fine Mesh, 3 Cup Sieve - Great for Sifting Flour, Confectioners Sugar, Cocoa Powder and Other Dry Ingredients - by Bayou Boulangerie for $6.77 (list price $17.99)

HOME

StorageWorks Polyester Storage Bin with Strong Cotton Rope Handle, Foldable Storage Basket, White, Bamboo Style, Large, 3-Pack for $25.58 (list price $89.99)

Garment Bag, EZOWare Black Foldable Breathable Garment Suit Dress Jacket Coat Dust Cover - Set of 3 for $8.49 (list price $29.99)

SONGMICS Metal Coat Rack 12 Hooks Display Hall Tree for Clothes Hats and Bags Espresso URCR18Z for $21.99 (list price $33.01)

J.S. Hanger Solid Wooden Suit Hangers Natural Finish with Anti-rust Hooks and Non-slip Bar - 20 Pack for $29.69 (list price $76.00)

Greenco Mesh Wastebasket Trash Can, 4.5 Gallon, Black, 3 Pack for $16.46 (list price $30.08)

BISSELL DeepClean Deluxe Pet Full Sized Carpet Cleaner, 36Z9 for $193.52 (list price $299.00)

Honey-Can-Do DRY-01610 Heavy Duty Gullwing Drying Rack, White for $19.99 (list price $22.39)

Seville Classics 5-Piece Bamboo Bath and Vanity Luxury Bathroom Essentials Accessory Set for $26.03 (list price $39.99)

mDesign Bathroom Shower 4-Tier Constant Tension Caddy - Satin for $34.99 (list price $39.99)

Intex Classic Downy Airbed Set with 2 Pillows and Double Quick Hand Pump, Queen for $23.79 (list price $79.99)

Pinzon 160 Gram Plaid Velvet Flannel Duvet Cover - Full/Queen, Bordeaux Plaid for $9.50 (list price $49.99)

Premium 8 Piece Towel Set (Black); 2 Bath Towels, 2 Hand Towels and 4 Washcloths - Cotton - Machine Washable, Hotel Quality, Super Soft and Highly Absorbent by Utopia Towels for $24.99 (list price $49.98)

HEALTH AND BEAUTY

Cetaphil Gentle Cleanser for All Skin Types, (pack of 2, 16oz) for $19.04 (list price $29.99)

Crest 3D White Luxe Whitestrips Dental Teeth Whitening Strips Kit, Glamorous White, 21 Treatments + BONUS Crest 3D White Radiant Mint Toothpaste for $26.68 (list price $39.99)

H2O Plus Sea Greens Conditioner, 12.2 Ounce for $17.99 (list price $20.00)

Neutrogena Light Therapy Acne Spot Treatment for $19.97 (list price $22.78)

Honest Calming Lavender Hypoallergenic Shampoo and Body Wash with Naturally Derived Botanicals, Dreamy Lavender, 10 Fluid Ounce for $7.75 (list price $9.99)

Purell GOJ902712BX 902712BX Cottony Soft Hand Sanitizing Wipes, Self-Dispensing Display Box (1 Box of 120) for $18.40 (list price $19.32)

Palmer's Coconut Oil Body Oil, 5.1 Ounce for $5.97 (list price $13.97)

Shea Moisture Jamaican Black Castor Oil Intensive Strengthening Masque, 12 Ounce for $9.74 (list price $12.99)

Aveda Damage Remedy Split End Repair for Unisex Treatment, 1 Ounce for $26.11 (list price $32.00)

Azzaro Wanted Eau De Toilette Spray, 1.7 Ounce for $29.77 (list price $65.00)

Elchim Healthy Ionic Hair Dryer, Yellow Daisy for $156.00 (list price $195.00)

Alfred Dunhill Icon Elite for Men Eau de Parfum Spray, 3.4 Ounce for $42.96 (list price $48.68)

OFFICE, SCHOOL, AND CRAFTS

STYLIO Padfolio/ Resume Portfolio Folder - Interview/ Legal Document Organizer & Business Card Holder - With Letter-Sized Writing Pad - Handsome Piano Noir Faux Leather Matte Finish & Accent Stitching for $17.95 (list price $39.90)

Sakura 30069 6-Piece Pigma Micron Assorted Colors 05 Heritage/Earth Colors Ink Pen Set for $10.99 (list price $16.74)

Pencil Case, Homecube Large Capacity Pen Bag Makeup Pouch Durable Students Stationery Two Big Pockets With Double Zipper 8.7x6x3.2" (Black) for $12.99 (list price $15.99)

Sharpie Permanent Markers, Chisel Tip, Classic Colors, 8 Count for $5.88 (list price $12.57)

Sharpie Ultra Fine Point Permanent Markers, 24-Pack, 80's Glam Assorted Colors (32893PP) for $11.00 (list price $28.99)

Epson WorkForce ES-400 Color Duplex Document Scanner for PC and Mac (compare w/ Fujitsu iX500), Auto Document Feeder (ADF) for $279.99 (list price $349.99)

Fellowes Powershred 79Ci 100% Jam Proof 16-Sheet Cross-Cut Heavy Duty Paper Shredder for $169.98 (list price $459.98)

HP Paper, Everyday Copy and Print Poly Wrap, 20lb, 8.5 x 11, Letter, 92 Bright, 2400 Sheets / 6 Ream Case (200010C) Made In The USA for $28.26 (list price $40.87)

Modway Articulate Black Mesh Office Chair for $124.99 (list price $349.00)

Kantek Acrylic Pen Cup, 3 x 3 x 4 Inches , Clear (AD20) for $6.26 (list price $11.18)

Swingline Stapler, 747, Manual, 25 Sheets Capacity, Business, Desktop, Rio Red (74736) for $11.10 (list price $11.39)

Swingline Tot Stapler with Built-In Staple Remover, Pre-Packed with 1000 Swingline Standard Staples, Black (S7079171) for $3.59 (list price $5.72)

Swingline Optima Staples, Heavy Duty / High Capacity, 3/8" Leg Length, 125 per Strip, 2500/Box (S7035550) for $5.48 (list price $5.48)

OUTDOORS, GARDEN, AND SPORTS

Homgrace Portable Waterproof Camping Tarp, Mutifunctional Tent for Picnic, Hammock Tarp, Tent Tarp (Dark Green) for $17.99 (list price $39.99)

HILLMAN Portable Double Aluminum Bar Coated silicon Stronger Wind Resistance Tent (yellow) for $159.99 (list price $230.00)

Braudel Super Camping Tableware,SUPERB QUALITY,Heavy Duty Tableware, Solid Stainless Steel,Portable 4 in 1 Camping Utensil,Spoon Fork Knife Bottle Opener Set for $6.99 (list price $26.99)

G4Free 5-6 Can Lunch Bag Soft Cooler Bag with Leakproof Foil Lining Keep Cool or Warm For Camping School Kids Outdoor Activities Family Picnics(Blue) for $12.59 (list price $19.99)

Mardingtop 30 Liter Outdoor Backpack-5943 for $25.19 (list price $29.99)

Carlisle Value Canoe Paddle, 54-Inch, Black for $22.38 (list price $26.34)

Stansport Aluminum Percolator Coffee Pot, 9 Cups for $6.00 (list price $16.49)

Wilson Pro Tour Volleyball for $14.86 (list price $19.99)

Wilson 75 Tennis Ball Pick Up Hopper for $16.99 (list price $20.09)

SUNVP Ski Helmet Integrally Windproof Lightweight Breathable Outdoors Snowboards Adult Snow Sports Helmet (Dark green/Black, L) for $42.99 (list price $128.04)

Razor A Kick Scooter, Blue for $24.94 (list price $44.99)

TOOLS

SHINE HAI Professional Hand Pruner Bypass Pruning Shears with Safety Lock, Tree Trimmers Secateurs, Garden Shears, Clippers for the Garden for $6.99 (list price $39.99)

Rockbirds Flashlights, LED Flashlight Water Resistant 5 Modes Tactical Flashlight for Camping, Hiking, Hunting for $5.99 (list price $14.99)

Cymas Screwdriver Set, 58 in 1 with 54 Bits Magnetic Driver Kit,Precise Screwdriver Set Repair &Disassemble Tool Kit for Cell Phone, Tablet, Clock, Game Console ,etc. for $9.99 (list price $20.99)

Neolight LED Headlamp Headlight, Waterproof Super Bright 8000 Lumen Headlamp Rechargeable 6 Modes Headlights for Climbing, Camping, Walking, Caving, Fishing, Cycling for $19.99 (list price $24.99)

INTEY Multi Plier Stainless Steel 11 in 1 Multitool Knife Foldable Needlenose Pliers With Carry Case for $15.29 (list price $39.99)

Kershaw 1730SS Stainless Steel Zing Knife with SpeedSafe for $22.75 (list price $22.75)

Damaged Screw Extractor and Remover Set by Aisxle,Easily Remove Stripped or Damaged Screws. Made From H.S.S. 4341#, the Hardness Is 62-63hrc,Set of 4 Stripped Screw Removers for $11.88 (list price $39.99)

YARNA Multi-Angle Template Tool - the Original Angle Ruler - Distance Finder Adjustable Best Aid Kit for Measuring and Marking - Construction Pencil Included for $12.99 (list price $19.99)

URPOWER Solar Lights 8 LED Wireless Waterproof Motion Sensor Outdoor Light for Patio, Deck, Yard, Garden with Motion Activated Auto On/Off (4-Pack) for $32.99 (list price $49.99)

Oria Combination Lock, 4 Digit Anti Rust Padlock Set, Metal & Plated Steel and Weather Proof Design for School, Employee, Gym & Sports Locker, Case, Toolbox, Fence, Hasp Cabinet & Storage - Pack of 2 for $6.00 (list price $25.99)

Magic Hue Bluetooth Smart Light Bulb - Dimmable Multicolored Disco Light - Wake Up LED Lights & Sleeping Night Light - Dimmable Multicolored Color Changing Seasonal Celebration Lighting for $12.74 (list price $35.95)

Tensun Travel Plug Adapter International Travel Charger Power AC Socket with Worldwide UK/US/AU/EU/JP Plugs + Detachable Dual USB Ports Max 3.2A for Business Trip for $15.99 (list price $42.99)

MVPOWER 95-piece Home Mechanics Repair Tool Kit - General Household Hand Tool Set with Plastic Toolbox Storage Case for $44.99 (list price $105.99)

This Innovative Cutting Board Takes the Mess Out of Meal Prep

There's no way any of these ingredients will end up on the floor.
There's no way any of these ingredients will end up on the floor.
TidyBoard, Kickstarter

Transferring food from the cutting board to the bowl—or scraps to the compost bin—can get a little messy, especially if you’re dealing with something that has a tendency to roll off the board, spill juice everywhere, or both (looking at you, cherry tomatoes).

The TidyBoard, available on Kickstarter, is a cutting board with attached containers that you can sweep your ingredients right into, taking the mess out of meal prep and saving you some counter space in the process. The board itself is 15 inches by 20 inches, and the container that fits in its empty slot is 14 inches long, 5.75 inches wide, and more than 4 inches deep. Two smaller containers fit inside the large one, making it easy to separate your ingredients.

Though the 4-pound board hangs off the edge of your counter, good old-fashioned physics will keep it from tipping off—as long as whatever you’re piling into the containers doesn’t exceed 9 pounds. It also comes with a second set of containers that work as strainers, so you can position the TidyBoard over the edge of your sink and drain excess water or juice from your ingredients as you go.

You can store food in the smaller containers, which have matching lids; and since they’re all made of BPA-free silicone, feel free to pop them in the microwave. (Remove the small stopper on top of the lid first for a built-in steaming hole.)

tidyboard storage containers
They also come in gray, if teal isn't your thing.
TidyBoard

Not only does the bamboo-made TidyBoard repel bacteria, it also won’t dull your knives or let strong odors seep into it. In short, it’s an opportunity to make cutting, cleaning, storing, and eating all easier, neater, and more efficient. Prices start at $79, and it’s expected to ship by October 2020—you can find out more details and order yours on Kickstarter.

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9 Great Gifts for the Friends Fanatic

Paladone/Toynk
Paladone/Toynk

More than 16 years after its final episode aired, Friends is still one of the most popular sitcoms around—and every day, new fans are discovering the iconic '90s series, whether it's through reruns that play all day long on TV or by streaming the show on the new HBO Max service. That means that you either have a Friends fan in your life that you'll want to buy a surprise for—or maybe you just want to treat yourself. Either way, here are a few of our favorite Friends gifts.

1. Friends Box; $36 per box

Friends box from CultureFly

If you’re looking for a Friends gift that keeps on giving, you’ve found it. The Friends Subscription Box from CultureFly provides a plethora of goodies quarterly, with its contents determined by a particular season of the hit TV show. In each box, you’ll find cool collectibles and signature items that you can’t find elsewhere, like a plush version of Marcel or a Central Perk fleece blanket.

Buy it: CultureFly

2. Monica's Door Pool Float; $30

Friends pool float on Amazon.

If you’re a true Friends fan, you know how necessary this pool float is. Shaped like Monica's trademark purple apartment door, this float measures in at over 55 inches long and features a peephole that's more than just a screen-accurate decoration—it actually works, allowing you to feel more like a Geller than ever.

Buy it: Amazon

3. Central Perk Ceramic Mug; $21

Central Perk mug from Friends.

Central Perk is the epicenter of the Friends universe, so it’s only fitting to commemorate the gang's home away from home with this 24-ounce coffee mug that should hold enough java to get you through an entire episode.

Buy it: Toynk

4. "PIVOT!" T-Shirt; $23-$27

Friends "Pivot" shirt from Hot Topic.

One of Ross’s more undignified moments came during a failed attempt to get a humongous couch up a narrow staircase with Rachel and Chandler serving as helpers (though they could have really used the freakishly strong Monica). Now you can relive the infamous "pivot!" scene with this made-to-order shirt from Hot Topic, featuring an exasperated Ross front and center.

Buy it: Hot Topic

5. Smelly Cat Face Mask; $10

Friends mask from Teepublic.

For all the diehard "Smelly Cat" fans out there, this is the perfect gift for 2020. Now you’ll be able to stay safe during the pandemic and still wear Friends-inspired merch in style. The mask comes in standard and double-pleated versions, and TeePublic will donate a medical-grade mask for every one of these that are purchased.

Buy it: TeePublic

6. Friends Lip Balm; $9

Friends lip balm on Amazon.

They may not taste like a latte, but these Friends-themed lip balms are still authentic collectibles for fans of the series. Modeled after Central Perk to-go cups, the balms come in strawberry or vanilla flavors and stand at just 1.75 inches tall, making them perfect for slipping into a purse, backpack, or glove compartment.

Buy it: Amazon

7. Friends Trivia Game

Friends trivia from Lacesi.

Do you remember Chandler’s middle name? How about how Rachel chipped her tooth in season 4? This trivia game features 342 questions stretched across topics from all 10 seasons of the show. And while the rules are simple, there is one requirement: You must be a Friends fanatic to come out on top.

Buy it: Amazon

8. Central Perk Neon Light; $40

Central Perk neon light-up sign.

What better statement piece could there possibly be for a Friends fan? This light-up Central Perk sign would be right at home in the kitchen, living room, or just in a bedroom as a night light. No matter where this neon light is placed, it’s sure to liven up the place.

Buy it: Entertainment Earth

9. Friends Novelty Quote Socks; $17

Friends socks.

These comfy and colorful Friends ankle socks come in packs of five and feature a different slogan and graphic on each, so you can pick the perfect pair depending on your mood. Feeling affectionate? Go with the warm and fuzzy "You're my lobster." Not in the mood? Well, then opt for the classic "We were on a break!"

Buy it: Toynk

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