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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 5.

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GADGETS, TOYS, AND MEDIA

Jackery Bar Pocket-sized 6000mAh Ultra Compact Portable Charger (External Battery Power Bank) with Premium Battery Cells Aluminum Shell Superior Charging Speed (Orange) for $16.99 (list price $32.99)

Elite Screens Tripod Pro, 85-inch, Professional Multi Aspect Ratio Portable Projection Projector Screen, T85UWS1-PRO for $128.95 (list price $170.22)

DBPOWER RD-810 LED Portable Projector, Multimedia Home Theater Video Projector Supporting 1080P with HDMI USB VGA AV for Home Cinema, TV, Laptop, Game, iPhone, Android, Smartphone, 1200 lm for $79.99 (list price $129.99)

International Power Adapter 4 Port USB Wall Charger 3500mA USB Charge Ports Type I , Type C , Type G , Type A EU US UK CHINA World Travel Adapter - Best Universal Adapter Plug (Silver) By SublimeWare for $19.99 (list price $29.99)

VideoSecu ML531BE TV Wall Mount for most 22"-55" LED LCD Plasma Flat Screen Monitor up to 88 lb VESA 400x400 with Full Motion Swivel Articulating 20 in Extension Arm, HDMI Cable & Bubble Level WP5 for $24.99 (list price $24.99)

Bluedio T3 Plus (Turbine 3rd) Wireless Bluetooth 4.1 Stereo Headphones with Mic/Micro SD Card Slot (Black) for $41.99 (list price $99.99)

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

Yuntab Y1 Bluetooth SmartWatch Touch Screen Support SIM Card with Activity Tracking Pedometer Sleep Monitor Remote Camera for IOS Android Smartphone (Y1-Black) for $21.00 (list price $45.99)

Mpow Bluetooth Headphones Waterproof IPX7, Wireless Earbuds Sport, HiFi Stereo In-Ear Earphones w/ Mic, Case, 1.5-Hr Quick Charge for Running Workout for $20.99 (list price $45.99)

VicTsing Bluetooth FM Transmitter, Wireless In-Car FM Transmitter Radio Adapter Car Kit With USB Car Charger AUX Input 1.44 Inch Display TF Card Slot for $18.99 (list price $39.99)

Solar Eclipse Glasses | ISO & CE Certified Safe Solar Eclipse Shades | Viewer and Filters | Protection For All Ages (5 Pack) for $12.45 (list price $18.95)

Waboba Surf Ball (Colors May Vary) for $7.87 (list price $9.99)

KITCHEN

Etekcity Digital Food Scale and Multifunction Kitchen Weight Scale with Removable Bowl, 11 lb 5kg for $14.99 (list price $18.99)

Keurig K55 Single Serve Programmable K-Cup Pod Coffee Maker, Black for $71.99 (list price $119.99)

Osaka, 1 Liter Electric Quick Boil Gooseneck Water Kettle for Drip Coffee – Accurate Flow Control And Fully Stainless Steel Interior Tea Kettle - Perfect For Manually Brewed Pour Over Coffee and Tea for $39.99 (list price $79.99)

Copper Baking Sheet Air Fryer - Deluxe Multi-Purpose Copper Crisper Chef Pan Sheet with Non Stick Mesh Grill Crisper Tray - Oven Safe Non-Stick Square Pan Design for $18.99 (list price $49.99)

Etekcity Digital Kitchen Scale Multifunction Food Scale, 11 lb 5 kg, Silver, Stainless Steel (Batteries Included) for $13.98 (list price $39.99)

ISSIKI Cutlery 3 Kitchen Knives Set - Chef Knife 8 inch, Utility Knife 5 inch, Paring Knife 3.5 inch for $35.99 (list price $199.99)

LIFT Certified BPA-Free Reusable Microwavable Meal Prep Containers with Lids, 28-Ounce, 7 Pack (Includes Ebook) for $10.49 (list price $19.99)

Pre Seasoned Cast Iron Skillet (12.5 inch) by Utopia Kitchen for $30.99 (list price $99.99)

Ninja Professional Blender (BL610) for $79.99 (list price $125.99)

Spiralizer 5-Blade Vegetable Slicer, Strongest-and-Heaviest Duty, Best Veggie Pasta & Spaghetti Maker for Low Carb/Paleo/Gluten-Free Meals, With 3 Exclusive Recipe eBooks for $29.99 (list price $49.99)

ThermoPro TP03A Digital Food Cooking Thermometer Instant Read Meat Thermometer for Kitchen BBQ Grill Smoker for $10.99 (list price $29.99)

Fit & Fresh Cool Coolers Slim Lunch Ice Packs - Set of 4 for $7.99 (list price $10.60)

HOME

Premium Foldable Large Laundry Hamper With Laundry Bag - Durable Non-Woven Fabric, Anti-Mold Plastic Board, Extra-Large Size, Space-Saving & Compact Clothes Basket With Metal Handles (Navy Blue) for $23.99 (list price $29.99)

EWEI'S HomeWares Heavy Duty Stainless Steel Clothes Drying Rack, 58 L x 23.5 W -Inch for $37.99 (list price $59.99)

Rowenta DW5080 Focus 1700-Watt Micro Steam Iron Stainless Steel Soleplate with Auto-Off, 400-Hole, Brown for $89.99 (list price $100.00)

Shark Genius Steam Pocket Mop System (S5003D) for $69.99 (list price $119.99)

FURemover Broom with Squeegee made from Natural Rubber, Multi-Surface and Pet Hair Removal, Extends from 3 ft. to 6 ft for $19.57 (list price $52.02)

Frigidaire FFRA0511R1 5, 000 BTU 115V Window-Mounted Mini-Compact Air Conditioner with Mechanical Controls, 15 x 16 x 12 inches for $129.99 (list price $149.99)

Aprilaire 500 Humidifier, 24V Whole House Humidifier w/ Auto Digital Control Bypass Damper .5 Gallons/ hour for $183.69 (list price $267.10)

URPOWER Essential Oil Diffuser, 400ml Wood Grain Cool Mist Humidifiers Ultrasonic Aromatherapy Diffusers with 4 Timer Setting and High or Low Mist Output for Home Bedroom Baby Room Study Yoga (Light) for $36.54 (list price $89.99)

Elegant Home Fashions Neal Collection Mirrored Medicine Cabinet, White for $34.10 (list price $101.25)

Zenna Home 7446SS, Expandable Over-the-Showerhead Caddy, Chrome for $19.99 (list price $34.99)

Etekcity Digital Body Weight Bathroom Scale with Step-On Technology, 400 Pounds, Body Tape Measure Included, Elegant Black for $19.90 (list price $55.00)

Clara Clark Supreme 1500 Collection 4pc Bed Sheet Set - Queen Size, Charcoal Stone Gray for $24.46 (list price $129.99)

Floating Shelves Set of 3 Wall Shelves - Espresso Finish Wooden Shelves - By Saganizer for $15.99 (list price $50.00)

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

AmazonBasics Thermal Laminator for $17.88 (list price $21.99)

Rubbermaid Regeneration Plastic Letter Tray 6 Pack (86028) for $12.79 (list price $15.99)

Rolodex Mesh Collection Drawer Organizer, Black (22131) for $8.84 (list price $13.74)

Rolodex Mesh Collection Stacking Sorter, 5-Section, Black (22141) for $11.10 (list price $13.89)

uni-ball 207 Colors Retractable Gel Pens, Medium Point (0.7mm), Assorted, 8 Count for $7.40 (list price $10.48)

AMIR Bamboo Wood USB Charging Station, Desk Stand Charger, 3 USB Ports, for iPhone 7/7 Plus/6s/6/5s & 38mm/42mm Apple Watch for $18.99 (list price $66.99)

Gelmushta Gel Pens 120 Unique Colors (No Duplicates) Set for Adult Coloring Books Drawing with Case for $18.00 (list price $129.99)

Paper Mate InkJoy 300RT Retractable Ballpoint Pens, Medium Point, Black, 24 Count for $7.96 (list price $14.31)

VicTsing Mouse Pad with Gel Wrist Rest, Non-Slip PU Base Wrist Rest Pad for Gaming Typist Office, Black for $8.49 (list price $12.99)

Sharpie Retractable Permanent Markers, Ultra Fine Point, Black, 12 Count for $14.59 (list price $19.02)

eBoot Plastic Ruler Straight Ruler Plastic Measuring Tool 12 Inches and 6 Inches, Clear, 2 Pieces for $5.99 (list price $8.99)

OUTDOORS, GARDEN, AND SPORTS

Fitbit Charge 2 Heart Rate + Fitness Wristband, Black, Large (US Version) for $129.88 (list price $149.95)

SBORTI Swim Goggles,Clear Swimming Goggles Anti Fog UV Protection for Men Women for $5.99 (list price $39.00)

Homitt Resistant Band Loop, 4 Piece of Exercise Band and 1 Piece of Yoga Band with Carry Bag for Better Workout for $8.99 (list price $35.99)

Large Outdoor Door Mats Rubber Shoes Scraper for Front Door Entrance Outside Doormat 24" x 36" Patio Rug Dirt Debris Mud Trapper Waterproof Out Door Mat Low Profile Washable Carpet Brown Amagabeli for $15.99 (list price $49.99)

Estilo Glass Water Bottles 20 Oz, Stainless Steel Cap with Protective Silicone Sleeve - Set of 4 (Green, Black, Blue, Pink) for $15.29 (list price $16.99)

SHINE HAI Folding Hand Saw, Camping/Pruning Saw with Rugged 7’’ Blades, All Purpose, Best for Tree Pruning, Camping, Hunting, Toolbox and Daily Use with Non-slip Ergonomics Handle Pruning Saws for $8.99 (list price $39.99)

Repel 94101 6-Ounce Sportsmen Max Insect Repellent 40-Percent DEET Pump Spray, Case Pack of 1 for $3.47 (list price $6.99)

MalloMe Marshmallow Roasting Sticks Set of 10 Telescoping Rotating Smores Skewers & Hot Dog Fork 30 Inch Kids Camping Campfire Fire Pit Accessories | FREE Pouch, 10 Bamboo & Marshmallow Sticks Ebook for $14.49 (list price $49.99)

SHINE HAI Soft-touch Micro-Tip Pruning Snip 6'' Gardening Hand Pruning Shear Trimming Scissors with Stainless Steel for $6.99 (list price $39.99)

SHINE HAI Professional Hand Pruner Bypass Pruning Shears with Safety Lock, Tree Trimmers Secateurs, Garden Shears, Clippers for the Garden for $7.69 (list price $39.99)

[Upgraded Version]Homitt Magnetic Screen Door with Durable Fiberglass Mesh Curtain and Full Frame Velcro Fits Door Size up to 36"x82" Max- Black for $20.99 (list price $69.99)

Natural Chemistry Pool Perfect Plus Phos-Free - 3 Liter Bottle for $34.20 (list price $58.68)

Classic Protein Mixer Shaker Bottle (24-Ounce Bottle) with Twist and Lock Protein Box Storage - Flip Cap and Tapered Spout - by Utopia Home (Green and Black) for $6.99 (list price $19.99)

TOOLS

TOPGREENER TU2154A Smart Ultra High Speed USB Charger Outlet 15 AmpTR Receptacle | Screwless Wall Plates, White for $14.99 (list price $33.99)

eBoot 60-Inch 1.5 Meter Soft Tape Measure and Retractable Tape Measure Set for $5.59 (list price $9.87)

Home Repair Tool Kit by Tycana | Multi Tool Set, Homeowner Tool Kit, Tool Set | For All Home Repairs | 142 Piece Kit for $11.99 (list price $39.99)

QUANSHENG 16 in 1 Multi-Function Portable Bicycle Repair Tool With 3 pcs Tire Pry Bars Rods for $6.99 (list price $15.99)

AstroAI Digital Multimeter with Ohm Volt Amp and Diode Test for $13.99 (list price $27.99)

Cosco Signature 3-Step Stool for $31.71 (list price $33.00)

Philips LED Bulb 16 Pack 60 Watt Equivalent, Soft White (2700K) A19 Non Dimmable, Medium Screw Base for $24.29 (list price $38.99)

Crescent CTK170CMP2 Mechanics Tool Set, 170-Piece for $98.79 (list price $206.13)

Extech MN24-KIT Electrical Test Kit for $19.88 (list price $49.99)

ORIA 76-in-1 Precision Screwdriver Set with Magnetic Driver Kit, Repair Tool Kits With Portable Box For iPad, iPhone, Laptops, PC, Smartphones, Watches and Other Devices for $25.99 (list price $69.99)

Angle Measurement Tool, Angle Ruler, Angle-izer Template Tool Multi-Angle Measuring Ruler General Tools for Carpenter for $4.85 (list price $28.99)

RAK Magnetic Wristband (1 Pack) with Strong Magnets for Holding Screws, Nails, Drill Bits - Best Unique Tool Gift for DIY Handyman, Father/Dad, Husband, Boyfriend, Men, Women (Black) for $12.99 (list price $19.99)

10 Rad Gifts for Hikers

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Greg Rosenke/Unsplash

The popularity of bird-watching, camping, and hiking has skyrocketed this year. Whether your gift recipients are weekend warriors or seasoned dirtbags, they'll appreciate these tools and gear for getting most out of their hiking experience.

1. Stanley Nesting Two-Cup Cookset; $14

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Stanley’s compact and lightweight cookset includes a 20-ounce stainless steel pot with a locking handle, a vented lid, and two insulated 10-ounce tumblers. It’s the perfect size for brewing hot coffee, rehydrating soup, or boiling water while out on the trail with a buddy. And as some hardcore backpackers note in their Amazon reviews, your favorite hiker can take the tumblers out and stuff the pot with a camp stove, matches, and other necessities to make good use of space in their pack.

Buy it: Amazon

2. Osprey Sirrus and Stratos 24-Liter Hiking Packs; $140

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Osprey’s packs are designed with trail-tested details to maximize comfort and ease of use. The Sirrus pack (pictured) is sized for women, while the Stratos fits men’s proportions. Both include an internal sleeve for a hydration reservoir, exterior mesh and hipbelt pockets, an attachment for carrying trekking poles, and a built-in rain cover.

Buy them: Amazon, Amazon

3. Yeti Rambler 18-Ounce Bottle; $48

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Nothing beats ice-cold water after a summer hike or a sip of hot tea during a winter walk. The Yeti Rambler can serve up both: Beverages can stay hot or cold for hours thanks to its insulated construction, and its steel body (in a variety of colors) is basically indestructible. It will add weight to your hiker's pack, though—for a lighter-weight, non-insulated option, the tried-and-true Camelbak Chute water bottle is incredibly sturdy and leakproof.

Buy it: Amazon

4. Mappinners Greatest 100 Hikes of the National Parks Scratch-Off Poster; $30

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The perfect gift for park baggers in your life (or yourself), this 16-inch-by-20-inch poster features epic hikes like Angel’s Landing in Zion National Park and Half Dome in Yosemite National Park. Once the hike is complete, you can scratch off the gold foil to reveal an illustration of the park.

Buy it: Amazon

5. National Geographic Adventure Edition Road Atlas; $19

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Hikers can use this brand-new, updated road atlas to plan their next adventure. In addition to comprehensive maps of all 50 states, Puerto Rico, Canada, and Mexico, they'll get National Geographic’s top 100 outdoor destinations, useful details about the most popular national parks, and points on the maps noting off-the-beaten-path places to explore.  

Buy it: Amazon

6. Adventure Medical Kits Hiker First-Aid Kit; $25

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This handy 67-piece kit is stuffed with all the things you hope your hiker will never need in the wilderness. Not only does it contain supplies for pain, cuts and scrapes, burns, and blisters (every hiker’s nemesis!), the items are organized clearly in the bag to make it easy to find tweezers or an alcohol wipe in an emergency.

Buy it: Amazon

7. Hiker Hunger Ultralight Trekking Poles; $70

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Trekking poles will help increase your hiker's balance and stability and reduce strain on their lower body by distributing it to their arms and shoulders. This pair is made of carbon fiber, a super-strong and lightweight material. From the sweat-absorbing cork handles to the selection of pole tips for different terrain, these poles answer every need on the trail. 

Buy it: Amazon

8. Leatherman Signal Camping Multitool; $120

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What can’t this multitool do? This gadget contains 19 hiking-friendly tools in a 4.5-inch package, including pliers, screwdrivers, bottle opener, saw, knife, hammer, wire cutter, and even an emergency whistle.

Buy it: Amazon

9. RAVPower Power Bank; $24

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Don’t let your hiker get caught off the grid with a dead phone. They can charge RAVPower’s compact power bank before they head out on the trail, and then use it to quickly juice up a phone or tablet when the batteries get low. Its 3-inch-by-5-inch profile won’t take up much room in a pack or purse.

Buy it: Amazon

10. Pack of Four Indestructible Field Books; $14

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Neither rain, nor snow, nor hail will be a match for these waterproof, tearproof 3.5-inch-by-5.5-inch notebooks. Your hiker can stick one in their pocket along with a regular pen or pencil to record details of their hike or brainstorm their next viral Tweet.

Buy it: Amazon

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Adorable Products You Can Buy for International Sloth Day

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Amazon

It’s that time of the year again, folks—the time when we all collectively lose our chill over a slow-moving, two- or three-toed mammal with an adorable squeak and poop that defies physics. That’s right: International Sloth Day is on October 20. Here’s a list of must-have coloring books, onesies, and Christmas sweaters that you can pick up to showcase your love of one of the internet's favorite animals.

1. Cuddly Microwaveable Sloth; $20

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Warm your heart and your body with a plush sloth that doubles as a soothing heating pad. The toy is filled with millet grains and dried French lavender, a combination intended to help you get to sleep easier.

Buy it: Amazon

2. Hanging Ceramic Sloth Planter; $18

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This flower planter pulls double duty, communicating both your love of sloths and your appreciation for plants. And it makes a tasteful piece of hanging home decor, too.

Buy it: Amazon

3. Sloth Coloring Book; $7

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Sloths themselves are already works of art, but you’d be forgiven for wanting a few more sloth-related crafts in your life. Now you can make your own masterpiece with this detailed coloring book. All you'll need are some colored pencils and you'll be ready to go.

Buy it: Amazon

4. Farting Sloth Coloring Book; $7

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But maybe traditional coloring books aren’t your thing. You’re in luck: Amazon sells a coloring book for the crowd that both loves sloths and laughs a little too much at farts.

Buy it: Amazon

5. Sloth Socks; $14

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These socks are ideal for people who might not want to wear their love of sloths out in the open but are very comfortable showing it off on their ankles.

Buy it: Amazon

6. Sloth Onesie; $40

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No list of sloth-related products would be complete without a cozy onesie, and this one from Tipsy Elves is perfect for either pajamas or a last-minute Halloween costume. This onesie even comes with zippered pockets and cuddly sloth claws!

Buy it: Amazon

7. Sloth-Themed Ugly Christmas Sweater; $69

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Why not celebrate the upcoming holiday season with this sloth-themed ugly Christmas sweater? You’re sure to be the hit of any holiday pub crawl or office Christmas party.

Buy it: Amazon

8. Sloth Mug; $10

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Embrace your inner sloth and declare your lazy feelings along with your morning cup of coffee.

Buy it: Amazon

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