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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 7.

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

Garmin Nuvi 2589LMT GPS (Certified Refurbished) for $98.95 (list price $199.99)

AmazonBasics Micro Bluetooth Speaker - White for $11.15 (list price $19.99)

AmazonBasics Shockproof and Waterproof Bluetooth Wireless Speaker for $16.49 (list price $34.99)

GAMDIAS HERMES Lite Mechanical Gaming Combo with N-key Rollover Keyboard & 4000 DPI Mouse (GKC1002) for $50.12 (list price $69.99)

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

ASUS Chromebook C300SA Compact 13.3 Inch (Intel Celeron, 4GB, 16GB eMMC, Black) for $197.95 (list price $229.00)

TP-Link AC1200 Wireless Wi-Fi Dual Band Fast Ethernet Router (Archer C50) for $39.99 (list price $49.99)

SanDisk iXpand Flash Drive 64GB for iPhone and iPad, Black/Silver, (SDIX30N-064G-GN6NN) for $51.16 (list price $79.99)

Nikon D3400 24.2 MP DSLR Camera with 18-55mm VR Lens Kit 1571B (Black) - (Certified Refurbished) for $379.00 (list price $646.95)

Optoma HD142X 1080p 3000 Lumens 3D DLP Home Theater Projector for $547.31 (list price $999.00)

iPhone 7 Case, Caseology [Skyfall Series] Transparent Clear Slim Scratch Resistant Protective Cover Air Space Technology [Rose Gold] for Apple iPhone 7 (2016) for $13.99 (list price $24.99)

Samsung Gear S2 Smartwatch - Silver for $179.99 (list price $259.99)

KITCHEN 

Pre Seasoned Cast Iron Skillet (12.5 inch) by Utopia Kitchen for $22.94 (list price $99.99)

SKYROKU 6.6lb/3kg Digital Kitchen Food Scale Multifunction Pocket Scale with LCD Display (Silver) for $5.69 (list price $14.99)

HQY Best Rabbit Wine Opener Corkscrew With An Extra Corkscrew Worm/Spiral, Luxury Golden for $23.83 (list price $99.99)

COSORI Slow Cooker with Programmable Cook, Digital Timer, Stainless Steel Oval Shaped, 6.5 Quart for $39.99 (list price $109.99)

Baking Sheet Set Nonstick, 3-Piece by Boxiki Kitchen | Non-Stick Steel Commercial Bakers Sheet Pans | Cookie Baking Molds With Silicone Handles for $38.96 (list price $59.99)

Colander Set - 2 Collapsible Colanders (Strainers) Set By Comfify - Includes 2 Folding Strainers Sizes 8" - 2 Quart and 9.5" - 3 Quart Blue and Grey for $12.99 (list price $29.99)

Glass Carafe with Drip-Free Lid by Comfify - 60 oz Glass Carafe for Chilled Beverages w/ Stainless Steel Lid, Perfect Pitcher for Iced Tea, Juices, Cold Water, Iced Coffee, Sangria and More for $20.49 (list price $39.99)

Cuisinart ICE-21 1.5 Quart Frozen Yogurt-Ice Cream Maker (White) for $49.16 (list price $110.00)

Beasea 3-Cavity Silicone Ice Pop Molds Funny Popsicle Mold Ice Cream Mould, DIY Candy Chocolate Soap Jelly Moulds Tray with 50 Wooden Sticks for $12.99 (list price $21.99)

Yzakka 750W Travel Foldable Electric Kettle Tea- Dual Voltage - Dry Protection, Overheat Protection & Convenient Storage Outdoor Camping Teapot (Blue) for $42.49 (list price $54.99)

24-Piece Kids Baking Set by Boxiki Kitchen | Muffin Pan, 6 Silicone Cupcake Liners, 10 Cookie Cutters, Spatula, Egg Whisk, Mini Measuring Cup and 4 Measuring Spoons for $16.74 (list price $34.00)

FoodSaver Dragonn Automatic Vacuum Sealer Fresh Food Sealing System with Starter Bags Included for $64.99 (list price $120.00)

HOME

Safavieh Hudson Shag Collection SGH281C Navy and Ivory Area Rug, 9 feet by 12 feet (9' x 12') for $363.10 (list price $891.00)

Thirstystone Round White Marble/Gold Edged Coasters (Set of 4), Multicolor for $18.99 (list price $25.00)

Framed Art Print, 'Le Chien (The Dog)' by Pablo Picasso: Outer Size 15 x 13" for $79.00 (list price $99.95)

Umbra Aquala Bamboo Bathtub Caddy, Natural for $34.99 (list price $38.67)

Design House 519736 Ajax 3 Light Vanity Light, Bronze for $68.47 (list price $101.99)

Elementary EVA Shower Curtain 70Wx72L for $17.99 (list price $30.00)

Organize It All Metro 4-Tier Shelf for $25.72 (list price $60.84)

Organize It All Shelf with Towel Rack for $14.88 (list price $25.00)

6 Piece 1500 Thread Count Egyptian Quality Deep Pocket Bed Sheet Set - 2 EXTRA PILLOW CASES, GREAT VALUE - Queen, Gray for $20.50 (list price $31.00)

Homelegance 3228-12 Bookcase Shelves, Brown/Black for $199.67 (list price $269.00)

LINKWELL 18"x18" Shabby Chic Blue Plane Airplane Design Draft Drawings Burlap Cushion Covers Pillow Case (CC1150) for $12.99 (list price $24.99)

BOON Knitted Tweed Throw Couch Cover Blanket, 50" x 60", Jo Joba Yellow for $33.25 (list price $41.25)

HEALTH AND BEAUTY 

Baebody Eye Gel for Dark Circles, Puffiness, Wrinkles and Bags. - The Most Effective Anti-Aging Eye Gel for Under and Around Eyes - 1.7 fl oz for $23.95 (list price $55.00)

Mrs. Meyer's Clean Day Liquid Hand Soap, Lemon Verbena, 12.5 fl oz for $3.29 (list price $6.92)

Chandrika Bath and Body Ayurvedic Bar Soap (Pack of 10) (75gm / 2.64 oz) for $10.43 (list price $12.99)

Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Dry-Touch Sunscreen, Broad Spectrum Spf 45, 3 Fl. Oz., Pack Of 2 for $11.99 (list price $14.99)

Claire-ity Skincare 25% Vitamin C Serum with Hyaluronic Acid and Vitamin E, Best Organic Anti-Aging Serum for Face and Eye Treatment (1 fl. oz) for $15.74 (list price $29.99)

Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser, For all skin types, 16-Ounce Bottles (Pack of 2) for $15.18 (list price $27.98)

Electric Toothbrush, Oral-B Pro 7000 SmartSeries Black Electronic Power Rechargeable Toothbrush with Bluetooth Connectivity Powered by Braun for $129.96 (list price $219.99)

Arm & Hammer Advance White Extreme Whitening Baking Soda and Peroxide Toothpaste, 6 Ounce, Twin Pack for $5.99 (list price $8.49)

Wahl Elite Pro High Performance Haircut Kit #79602 for $39.97 (list price $82.99)

OFFICE, SCHOOL, AND CRAFTS

Westcott 8" Straight Titanium Bonded Scissors, Grey/Yellow, 2 Pack for $6.30 (list price $14.77)

JanSport Unisex High Stakes Multi Agate Skies Backpack for $33.60 (list price $37.00)

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

OnUpgo Chalkboard Labels - 90 Premium Reusable Chalkboard Stickers with 3MM White Chalk Marker for Labeling Jars, Parties, Craft Rooms, Weddings and Organize Your Home & Kitchen for $7.99 (list price $19.99)

Etyhf 20 Pack Wooden Rulers Student Rulers Wood School Rulers Measuring Ruler Office Rulers,2 Scale,30 cm and 12 Inch for $11.99 (list price $18.99)

AmazonBasics 3-Ring Binder, 1 Inch - 4-Pack (White) for $7.99 (list price $9.99)

Sharpie Permanent Markers, Fine Point, Black, 12 Count for $5.39 (list price $7.65)

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

Westcott 12" TrimAir Titanium Wood Guillotine Paper Trimmer with Anti-Microbial Protection for $30.38 (list price $37.97)

eBoot 2 Sheet Neon Index Tabs Flags Sticky Note for Page Marker, 200 Pieces for $5.87 (list price $10.87)

OUTDOORS, GARDEN, AND SPORTS

LED Camping Lantern Flashlights Camping Equipment - Great for Emergency, Tent Light, Backpacking, 4 Pack Gift Set for $16.99 (list price $69.99)

G4Free Outdoor Camping pan Hiking Cookware Backpacking Cooking Picnic Bowl Pot Pan Set 4 Piece Camping Cookware Mess Kit(4 PCS-Green) for $18.99 (list price $35.99)

Pacific Breeze Easy Up Beach Tent for $69.99 (list price $99.99)

4ucycling Raincoat Easy Carry Wind Rain Jacket Poncho Coat Outdoor,Black one Size,Updated Version for $13.59 (list price $39.99)

eBags Crew Cooler II (Blue Yonder) for $34.99 (list price $49.99)

ProDive Dry Top Snorkel Set with Tempered Glass Diving Mask, Watertight and Anti-Fog Lens and Waterproof Gear Bag for $29.99 (list price $39.99)

RapidCycle GRAND-20sp Shimano Tiagra Aluminum Road Bike (700CC, 53CM Frame) for $609.60 (list price $762.00)

Wind tor Blue Camping Envelope Sleeping Bags with Compression Bag Lightweight Traveling Hiking for $26.99 (list price $49.99)

OMID Snorkel Mask, Detachable Ornamental Pieces Liquid Silicone Double-skirt and Strap Dive Masks for Snorkeling & Scuba Diving for $17.99 (list price $59.99)

TOOLS

INTEY Multi Plier Stainless Steel 11 in 1 Multitool Knife Foldable Needlenose Pliers With Carry Case for $16.29 (list price $39.99)

Waxed Canvas Heavy Duty Shop Apron With Pockets Adjustable up to XXL for Men and Women - Texas Canvas Wares for $33.95 (list price $54.95)

Tacklife WM01 Classic Wood Moisture Meter with LCD to Measure the Percentage of Water in Firewood,Furniture, Floor, Cordwood and Trees,Range 0~99.9% for $16.97 (list price $39.99)

Syntus 60 in 1 Precision Screwdriver Set with 56 Bit Magnetic Screwdriver Kit Electronics Repair Tool Kit for iPhone, Tablet, Macbook, Xbox, Cellphone, PC, Game Console, Yellow for $13.99 (list price $28.99)

Vastar 102 Piece Home Repair Tool Kit, General Household Tool Kit for Home Maintenance with Plastic Toolbox Storage Case for $42.49 (list price $108.99)

Bodyguard Tire Pressure Gauge 100PSI - Large 2" Dial for Readability - Heavy Duty Air Pressure Tire Gauge Best for Car, Motorcycle,Bicycle,SUV - 5 Free Valve Caps for $14.89 (list price $58.99)

Porter Cable PXCMF220VW 20-Gallon Portable Air Compressor for $289.99 (list price $349.99)

Stanley Powerlock 25ft Tape Rule for $9.98 (list price $20.80)

Etekcity Lasergrip 1080 Non-contact Digital Laser Infrared Thermometer Temperature Gun -58℉~1022℉ (-50℃~550℃), Yellow and Black for $17.68 (list price $45.99)

Bosch Bare-Tool JSH180B 18-Volt Lithium-Ion Jig Saw for $99.00 (list price $155.99)

Black & Decker BDERO100 Random Orbit Sander, 5-Inch for $24.99 (list price $26.99)

Homak HA01024152 24Drawer Parts Organizer, Black for $36.57 (list price $48.19)

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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