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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, August 3.

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

Codenames for $14.99 (list price $19.95)

Bluedio T3 (Turbine 3rd) Extra Bass Wireless Bluetooth 4.1 Stereo Headphones (Black) for $39.99 (list price $79.99)

DSSY Stress Spinner Fidget Finger Dice Anti-Stress Release Toys for Children/Adults for $2.40 (list price $11.99)

AUKEY CC-S1 Car Charger, Flush Fit Dual Port 4.8A Output for iPhone iPad Samsung & other - Black for $8.99 (list price $12.99)

TrackR bravo - Bluetooth Tracking Device. Key Tracker. Phone Finder. Wallet Locator. Generation 2, Silver for $26.64 (list price $29.99)

Petcube Play: Pet Camera with 1080p Video, 2-Way Audio, Night Vision, and Laser Toy for $155.66 (list price $199.00)

Wemo Mini Smart Plug, Wi-Fi Enabled, Works with Amazon Alexa for $34.99 (list price $34.99)

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 $9.49 (list price $19.99)

SanDisk Cruzer Glide CZ60 32GB USB 2.0 Flash Drive (SDCZ60-032G-B35) for $9.99 (list price $17.99)

SanDisk iXpand Flash Drive 32GB for iPhone and iPad, Black/Silver, (SDIX30C-032G-GN6NN) for $35.41 (list price $59.99)

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)

DOSS Touch Wireless Bluetooth V4.0 Portable Speaker with HD Sound and Bass (Black) for $32.99 (list price $89.99)

Pebble 2 se for $55.97 (list price $99.99)

Celestron EclipSmart ISO Certified, 2017 North American Total Solar Eclipse Refracting Telescope, White (22060) for $89.95 (list price $99.95)

KITCHEN

AmazonBasics Coffee Storage Carousel for K-Cup Pods - 32 Pod Capacity for $12.99 (list price $26.99)

Crock-Pot 6-Quart Programmable Cook & Carry Slow Cooker with Digital Timer, Stainless Steel , SCCPVL610-S for $31.98 (list price $59.99)

Oster Pro 1200 Blender 3-in-1 with Food Processor Attachment and XL Personal Blending Cup for $56.98 (list price $89.99)

BLACK+DECKER TR1278B 2-Slice Toaster, Bagel Toaster, Black for $15.99 (list price $21.48)

Royal Air-Tight Food Storage Container Set - 5-Piece Set - Durable Plastic - BPA Free - Clear Plastic with Black Lids for $28.97 (list price $69.99)

Oster Large Capacity Countertop 6-Slice Digital Convection Toaster Oven, Black/Polished Stainless, TSSTTVMNDG for $63.98 (list price $102.44)

1byone Digital Kitchen Scale Precise Cooking Scale and Baking Scale, Multifunction with Range From 0.04oz (1g) to 11lbs, Elegant Black for $9.34 (list price $23.99)

LauKingdom Cast Iron Cleaner - XXL 8x8 More Efficient Stainless Steel Chainmail Scrubber for $14.99 (list price $49.99)

Utopia Kitchen Premium Class Stainless-Steel 12 Knife Set with Acrylic Stand for $33.99 (list price $299.91)

ThermoPro TP20 Wireless Remote Digital Cooking Food Meat Thermometer with Dual Probe for Smoker Grill BBQ Thermometer for $53.99 (list price $89.99)

1Easylife 18/8 Stainless Steel Measuring Spoons, Set of 6 for Measuring Dry and Liquid Ingredients for $8.99 (list price $19.99)

Oster CKSTWF2000 Belgian Waffle Maker, Stainless Steel for $14.98 (list price $23.99)

HOME

Homemory Realistic and Bright Flickering Bulb Battery Operated Flameless LED Tea Light for Seasonal & Festival Celebration, Pack of 12, Electric Fake Candle in Warm White and Wave Open for $8.99 (list price $17.99)

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

AMIR 10 LED Motion Sensing Closet Lights, 3 Pack DIY Stick-on Anywhere Portable 10-LED Wireless Cabinet Night/ Stairs/ Step Light Bar with Magnetic Strip (Battery Operated) Warm White for $19.99 (list price $49.99)

Mesqool AM/FM Digital Dimmable Projection Alarm Clock Radio with 1.8" LED Display,USB Charging,Dual Alarm,Battery Backup for $24.99 (list price $46.99)

ThermoPro TP50 Hygrometer Thermometer Indoor Humidity Monitor with Temperature Gauge Humidity Meter for $8.99 (list price $19.99)

ComfiLife Coccyx Orthopedic Memory Foam Office Chair and Car Seat Cushion for Back Pain and Sciatica Relief (Gray) for $32.94 (list price $59.95)

Lipper 8833 Bamboo Collection 7-Piece Coaster Set for $5.89 (list price $12.99)

The Original GORILLA GRIP Non-Slip Area Rug Pad, Made In USA (5' x 7') for $13.49 (list price $26.79)

InnoGear Aromatherapy Essential Oil Diffuser Ultrasonic Cool Mist Diffusers with 7 Color LED Lights Waterless Auto Shut-off, Wood Grain, 200 mL for $23.99 (list price $79.99)

BEST BABY HAND & FOOTPRINT PICTURE FRAME KIT for Boys and Girls, Cool & Unique Baby Shower Gifts for Registry, Memorable Keepsakes Decorations for Room Wall or Table Decor, Premium Clay & Wood Frame for $25.97 (list price $40.00)

Wundermax Decorative Door Stopper With Free Bonus Holders, Door Stop Works on All Floor Surfaces, Premium Rubber Door Stops, The Original (3, gray) for $12.99 (list price $24.99)

Avalon Twin Window Fan with 9 Inch Blades, High Velocity Reversible AirFlow Fan, LED Indicator Lights Adjustable Thermostat & Max Cool Technology, ETL Certified for $39.99 (list price $49.99)

HEALTH AND BEAUTY

Nail Lamp, 36W UV LED Nail Dryer Eye&Skin Friendly White Light- Portable Quickly Dry Gel Nail Polish Lamp- Automatic Sensor, 3 Timers for $39.99 (list price $59.99)

Baby Thermometer Forehead Accurate Digital Infrared Thermometers for Children and Adults with Fever Indicator for $28.99 (list price $69.99)

Miserwe Hair clippers Professional Hair Clipper with Hairdressing Cape USB Charger Quiet Barber Clippers for Adult and Baby Cordless Rechargeable haircut clippers with hair comb scissors Haircut Kit for $28.98 (list price $74.94)

Crest 3D White Luxe Whitestrips Dental Teeth Whitening Strips Kit, Glamorous White, 21 Treatments + BONUS Crest 3D White Radiant Mint Toothpaste for $27.30 (list price $39.99)

Slant Tweezers - TweezerGuru Professional Stainless Steel Slant Tip Tweezer - The Best Precision Eyebrow Tweezers For Your Daily Beauty Routine! for $9.97 (list price $15.00)

HSI Professional Ceramic Tourmaline Ionic Flat Iron hair straightener, with Glove, Pouch and Travel Size Argan Oil Leave-in Hair Treatment (Packaging May Vary) for $39.99 (list price $49.99)

Goody Hand Mirror #27847 (Pack of 1), 11 Inch for $6.58 (list price $14.99)

Nexcare Waterproof Clear Bandages Assorted Sizes, 100 Bandages for $8.99 (list price $12.48)

Colgate Slim Soft Charcoal Toothbrush (Pack of 3) 17x Slimmer Soft Tip Bristles for $4.89 (list price $4.89)

GEL Sports Orthotic Insoles for Shock Absorption, Heel Protection and Foot Arch Support - Unisex Inserts - Relieve Foot Pain, Heel Pain and Against Plantar Fasciitis (US Men's 7.5-14) for $13.99 (list price $39.99)

Pampers Baby Wipes Sensitive 7X Refill, 448 Diaper Wipes for $11.64 (list price $15.99)

Dry Skin Body Brush - Improves Skin's Health And Beauty - Natural Bristle - Remove Dead Skin And Toxins, Cellulite Treatment , Improves Lymphatic Functions, Exfoliates, Stimulates Blood Circulation for $9.98 (list price $18.95)

Aussie 3 Minute Miracle Moist Deep Conditioning Treatment, Detangler, 8 Fluid Ounces (Pack of 3) for $7.41 (list price $10.99)

OFFICE, SCHOOL, AND CRAFTS

MyLifeUNIT Fineliner Color Pen Set, 0.4mm Colored Fine Liner Sketch Drawing Pen, Pack of 10 Assorted Colors for $5.95 (list price $7.99)

Sharpie Pocket Highlighters, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 12-Count for $4.97 (list price $12.86)

Washi Tape Set ( Exclusive set of 16 ) - New 2017 Designs - Decorative Washi Paper Tape With Colorful Designs and Patterns - Perfect For Planners, Decorating, Scrapbooking and More for $16.97 (list price $21.99)

Elmer's All Purpose School Glue Sticks, Clear, Washable, 4 Pack, 0.24-ounce sticks for $1.99 (list price $3.29)

Pencil Sharpener UrBen Electric Pencil Sharpener with Double Holes/Auto-Stop Feature and Replaceable Blades for School Classroom Office Home Artists Students (No Cord)-Blue for $15.99 (list price $39.99)

Magnetic Dry Erase Calendar White Board Monthly Weekly Planner 2017 for Refrigerator With Markers Magnets Set (15.7" x 11.8") for $13.99 (list price $56.39)

RamPro 3pc World's Most Efficient 3” Letter Opener Envelope Slitter Set for $5.89 (list price $12.99)

LED Desk Lamp, Holan 8W Eye-Care Desk Light ( Ultrathin Aluminum Alloy, Dimmable Lighting Mode, Touch Control Pannel, Memory Function,1 Hour Auto Timer) for Reading/Study/Relaxation/Sleeping for $19.99 (list price $38.99)

GoldStar Craft No Shedding 13pcs Paint Brush Set - Acrylic Face Painting & Watercolor Brushes that Hold their Shape! Best Artist Paintbrushes with Balanced Long Handle - Included Elegant Travel Case for $25.98 (list price $80.00)

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)

50 x PowerPins - Push-Pin Magnets Perfect For Home & Office [#1 Magnet For Fridges, Calendars, Whiteboards & Maps!] Handy Storage Container Included Free! for $15.99 (list price $29.99)

Calculator,KDT Handheld Standard Function Desktop Calculator,12 Digit Dual Power for $8.99 (list price $15.99)

OUTDOORS, GARDEN, AND SPORTS

Time Marked Fruit Infuser Water Bottle AQUATIME Large 32 oz – Free Brush For Easy Clean – Convenient To Carry - Leak Proof - FDA Approval BPA Free & Eco – Friendly Tritan Copolyester Plastic for $17.99 (list price $19.99)

Vivero Home Multi-Purpose Japanese Hori Hori Garden Knife + Garden Gloves + Leather Sheath. Stainless Steel Blade with Handguard. Garden Tool for Gardening, Landscaping, Digging, Weeding, Camping for $25.95 (list price $39.95)

Shantihi Hot Yoga Towel – The Best Yoga Mat Towel. Non Slip, Skidless Microfiber. Improve Your Grip and Protect Your Yoga Mat (72” x 24”). FREE Bonus eBook. for $20.97 (list price $34.97)

Nature's Hangout Window Bird Feeder with Removable Tray, Drain Holes and 3 Suction Cups, Large, Clear for $24.95 (list price $35.95)

Camping Hammock, Coofel Portable Double Hammock Nylon Parachute Hammock for Travel Camping with Hammock Straps And Solid Steel Carabiners(Blue & Sky blue) for $25.99 (list price $58.99)

Vivii Solar lights, Bright LED Security Lighting Outdoor Motion Sensor Solar Spotlight flood Lighting for Garden, Patio, Fencing, and Pathway for $32.99 (list price $99.99)

FYLINA Beach Blanket Huge Picnic Blanket Water Resistant Sand Free 7'x9' Oversized Nylon Outdoor Blankets with 4 Stakes Lightweight Portable Picnic Mat Machine Washable for $27.99 (list price $37.99)

Kids Swim Goggles || Swimming Goggles for Kids (Age 2-8 years old) with Fun Car Hardcase for Easy Transportation || Cushioned Frames || Anti Fog Lenses || UV Protection || for $14.95 (list price $25.95)

25Ft G40 Globe String Lights with Clear Bulbs, UL listed Backyard Patio Lights, Hanging Indoor/Outdoor String Light for Bistro Pergola Deckyard Tents Market Cafe Gazebo Porch Letters Party Decor, Black for $15.57 (list price $29.99)

Compact First Aid Survival Kit (95 Piece) by Ready First | Travel, Outdoor, Hiking, Emergency, Camping, Hunting, Fishing | Water Resistant, Tactical Molle Straps on Back for $25.95 (list price $32.99)

The Fitness Room Premium Muscle Roller Massage Stick (18") - The Perfect Tool for Sore and Tight Muscles, Relieving Muscle Pain/Soreness, Exercise and Sports Performance, and Increased Flexibility for $15.99 (list price $21.95)

Kinzi Resistance Band Set with Extra Door Anchor, Extra Ankle Strap, and Carrying Case for $22.99 (list price $49.99)

Cool-Shop Marshmallow Roasting Sticks Extending Roaster Set of 8 32 Inch Extendable Forks For Perfect Smores & Hot Dogs At The Campfire for $16.49 (list price $35.99)

TOOLS

CUXUS 2 Pack Car Safety Hammer, Window Breaker Seatbelt Cutter Auto Bus Emergency Escape Tool, Vehicle Window Punch Glass Breaker Auto Rescue Kit Life Saving Hammer with Holder for $9.49 (list price $11.97)

GlowGeek 120 to 3000 Grit Sandpaper Assortment, Dry/Wet, 9 x 3.6 Inch, 42 Pieces,Sand Paper for Automotive Sanding, Wood Furniture Finishing, Wood Turing Finishing for $9.96 (list price $24.99)

25 in 1 Precision Screwdrivers Set,Phillips Torx Flat Screwdriver Tool Set with Black Bag for Macbook,Mobile Phone,PC Laptop,Tablet,iPad,Watch,Car Keys for $10.01 (list price $25.99)

Premium Knife Sharpening Stone 2 Side Grit 1000/6000 Whetstone | Best Kitchen Knife Sharpener Waterstone | NonSlip Bamboo Base & Angle Guide for $35.99 (list price $59.99)

Rose Pruning Gloves for Men and Women. Thorn Proof Goatskin Leather Gardening Gloves with Long Cowhide Gauntlet to Protect Your Arms Until the Elbow (Medium) for $25.95 (list price $49.99)

Flashlight, Tonicstar Waterproof LED Flashlight with Adjustable Focus Black for $12.99 (list price $19.99)

Active Kyds Safety Glasses for Kids Construction Costumes or Protective Eyewear with Microfiber Pouch for $7.99 (list price $8.99)

UBANTE Measuring Tape Measure 1-Inch x 25-Foot(7.5m) Retractable Heavy Duty with Magnetic Hook, Metric and Inches Measurement - Professional Ruler For Carpenter, Construction, DIY Measurement for $14.99 (list price $29.99)

ANY-ANGLE Multi-Angle Measuring Ruler: FULL-METAL Angle-izer Template Tool Made Of Premium Aluminum Alloy – Perfect For Handymen, Builders, Craftsmen, Carpenters, Roofers, Tilers, DIY-ers & GREAT GIFT for $17.95 (list price $39.99)

UBANTE Quality Electronic Digital Caliper Inch/Metric/Fractions Conversion 0-6 Inch/150 mm Stainless Steel Body Orange/Black Extra Large LCD Screen Auto Off Featured Measuring Tool for $23.99 (list price $69.99)

Knipex 7401250SBA 10-Inch High Leverage Diagonal Cutters for $36.29 (list price $51.37)

Pruning Shears Casfuy SK-5 Steel Blade Bypass Pruner with PTFE Coating and Safety Lock for Garden for $17.95 (list price $79.99)

Vaughan B215 15-Inch Long Original SuperBar for $11.99 (list price $13.06)

Lite-Aid Rechargeable LED Headlamp Flashlight - Convenient Headlight for Camping, Hiking, Walking, and Home Improvement Needs - 5 Functions (Red/White) - 300 Feet Distance - 30 Hours of Light for $19.99 (list price $26.99)

10 Lotions and Balms Perfect for Your Chapped Hands

These lotions and balms can help revitalize your dry, cracked hands.
These lotions and balms can help revitalize your dry, cracked hands.
Duke Cannon/Dr. PawPaw/Bliss/Amazon

Chapped, cracked hands are one of those little annoyances that can turn into a big headache after dealing with them for a few days, but after a long winter, and with all the hand-washing everyone is doing due to coronavirus concerns, it’s nearly unavoidable. To give your skin a sigh of relief, we’ve rounded up our favorite lotions, creams, and balms that will heal your raw palms and have your knuckles feeling soft and smooth in no time. Check them out below.

1. WOW ALOE VERA MOISTURIZING BODY LOTION; $12


BUYWOW/Amazon

With all-natural ingredients that work for every skin type, this aloe vera body lotion is particularly useful for putting some life back into your hands. This lotion is fast-absorbing, quickly creating a barrier between your skin and the outside elements. And since it's not greasy, you won’t have to wait for your hands to dry (or wash them all over again) before you can get your day started.

Buy it: Amazon

2. Dr. PAWPAW MULTIPURPOSE BALM; $8-$20 (Sizes vary)

Dr. PawPaw hand cream.
Dr. PawPaw/Amazon

Your hands will feel like they’ve entered a tropical oasis after applying this soothing balm. Made from papaya (or pawpaw), a fruit that’s known for its natural healing properties, this balm also contains aloe vera and olive oil to give dry skin a natural glow. And it’s not just for helping your palms and knuckles—this balm can also be used on your lips, nails, and cuticles, and as a tool to tame flyaways or stray brows. It’s the multipurpose secret weapon that’s a must-have for any bathroom cabinet.

Buy it: Ulta, Amazon

3. DUKE CANNON BLOODY KNUCKLES HAND REPAIR BALM; $31 (Pack of 2)

Duke Cannon Bloody Knuckles balm.
Duke Cannon/Amazon

Even if you’re not throwing punches in the ring, you might feel like you’re in a boxing match with your raw and red hands. But Duke Cannon’s repair balm will reverse your skin damage and have you feeling like a champion once again. Best used for extensive chapping, this balm is unscented and completely free of fragrances, dyes, and other artificial ingredients.

Buy it: Amazon

4. 2-IN-1 BODY LOTION CANDLE; $29.00

Candle and skin lotion from UncommonGoods.
UncommonGoods

Not all lotions come in a tube. Try this amazing body lotion candle, which melts at a comfortable temperature so you can safely use the “wax” as a warm lotion on your skin. These 10-ounce candles are packed with coconut oil, botanical oils, and vitamins A, K, and E to instantly moisturize your hands. Scented with fresh figs, amber, and floral notes, this unique candle makes skincare feel like a spa experience.

Buy it: Uncommon Goods

5. L’OCCITANE SHEA BUTTER HAND CREAM; $29

L’occitane hand cream.
L’occitane/Amazon

Applying this hand cream is like easing yourself into soft, cozy slippers after a long day. Made with 20-percent shea butter, honey, almond extracts, and coconut oil, it has a creamy feel that instantly protects and nourishes your skin as it repairs. It’s also rich in fatty acids, doing double duty to prevent wrinkles along with any cracking.

Buy it: Amazon

6. O’KEEFE’S WORKING HANDS; $8

O’Keefe's Working Hands on Amazon.
O’Keefe's/Amazon

With nearly 18,000 4.5-star reviews on Amazon, this concentrated hand cream is a true miracle that instantly repairs any cracks or dryness on your skin. And it also works to prevent future damage, creating a barrier that locks moisture in and keeps dryness out. Even if the most you’re doing with your hands involves a keyboard, O’Keefe’s will still work around the clock to keep them looking—and feeling—their best.

Buy it: Amazon

7. PALMER’S COCONUT OIL HAND CREAM; $3

Palmer's Cocoa Oil on Amazon.
Palmer's/Amazon

This affordable hand cream works for 24 hours, so it can go for as long as you do. Made from shea and cocoa butter, with a boost of hydrating vitamin E, Palmer’s uses natural, raw ingredients to create “glove-like” protection to keep your skin feeling soft all day long. And its coconut oil is fair-trade certified, so you can feel even better every time you use it.

Buy it: Amazon

8. J.R. WATKINS ALOE & GREEN TEA HAND CREAM; $8

J.R. Watkins hand lotion on Amazon.
J.R. Watkins/Amazon

Aloe isn’t just for sunburns; it’s great for use on cracked hands, too. That’s why this hand cream from J.R. Watkins, enhanced with the healing power of aloe and green tea, is your best friend when it comes to dry skin. J.R. Watkins uses plant-based ingredients from ethical sources, making it a great choice for anyone with sensitive skin. And its products are recyclable, allowing you to go green while restoring your skin at the same time.

Buy it: Amazon

9. BLISS LEMON & SAGE BODY BUTTER; $10

Bliss hand lotion on Amazon.
Bliss/Amazon

PETA-certified and free of harsh chemicals, Bliss uses a special combination of natural plant-based emollients, humectants, and extracts for hydration that lasts all day. And its bright lemon and sage scent will make you feel more energized and refreshed—the perfect stand-in for a dehydrating cup of coffee.

Buy it: Amazon

10. AQUAPHOR HEALING OINTMENT; $9

Aquaphor hand ointment.
Aquaphor/Amazon

Aquaphor is an oldie but a goodie. A drug store favorite, this multipurpose ointment works to shield skin from the elements to restore it to its natural condition, and it can be used on everything from your hands to your lips to your feet. It can even help heal burns. Preservative- and fragrance-free, it’s the powerful little tube that will never let you down.

Buy it: Amazon

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These Scented Prank Candles Turn From Sweet Fruits to Sour Farts

The blissful peace of someone who has not yet sniffed a Prank Candles product.
The blissful peace of someone who has not yet sniffed a Prank Candles product.
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When someone lights a scented candle—maybe before meditating, taking a bath, or enjoying a romantic dinner—the last thing they expect to smell is a fart. That's what makes this product from Prank Candles so brilliant. As the wax melts, the aroma transitions from sweet apple pie to noxious flatulence, fouling the smeller's mood and home air quality.

In terms of appearance, the gag gift resembles a normal candle in every way. The label calls to mind the warm scents of apple pie in autumn, and when the jar is first opened, it has the smell to match. But after about an hour or so—just as the victim has gotten used to the pleasant fragrance—it changes.

Apple pie fart-scented prank candle.
Turns out receiving this scented gift isn't so sweet.
Prank Candles

Prank Candles writes in the product description, "Often—our customers will report that their victims will initially thank them because it's 'the best candle they've ever burned.' Because of this, they're even less likely to blame the candle when they think, 'WTF is that smell?'"

In addition to the apple pie scent, the company sells nasty candles disguised as fresh roses, balsam and cedar, and vanilla. The apple pie and vanilla varieties are currently back-ordered, with shipping estimated for April 15. Whether you're already planning for April Fools' Day 2021 or the birthday of a frenemy, you can order yours today for $23.

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