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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 8.

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)

Pandemic Board Game for $21.60 (list price $39.99)

Anker 24W Dual USB Car Charger, PowerDrive 2 for iPhone 7 / 6s / Plus, iPad Pro / Air 2 / mini, Galaxy S7 / S6 / Edge / Plus, Note 5 / 4, LG, Nexus, HTC and More for $9.99 (list price $29.99)

DualShock 4 Wireless Controller for PlayStation 4 - Silver for (list price $64.99)

Anker PowerCore 20100 - Ultra High Capacity Power Bank with 4.8A Output, PowerIQ Technology for iPhone, iPad and Samsung Galaxy and More (Black) for $39.99 (list price $79.99)

Beam Electronics Universal Smartphones Car Air Vent Mount Holder Cradle Compatible with iPhone 7 7 Plus SE 6s 6 Plus 6 5s 5 4s 4 Samsung Galaxy S6 S5 S4 LG Nexus Sony Nokia and More (Black) for $9.99 (list price $29.99)

Samsung Gear VR - Virtual Reality Headset (US Version with Warranty) for $37.99 (list price $49.99)

iPhone Charger, Quntis iPhone Charging Cable, 3 Pack 6ft Apple Certified 8 Pin USB Lightning to USB Cable Cord for iPhone 7 7 Plus 6 6S 6 Plus 5S SE iPod iPad Mini Air Pro and More (White) for $12.99 (list price $59.99)

TaoTronics Bluetooth Receiver / Car Kit, Portable Wireless Audio Adapter 3.5mm Aux Stereo Output (Bluetooth 4.0, A2DP, Built-in Microphone) for Home Audio Music Streaming Sound System for $15.99 (list price $23.99)

Anker SoundCore Bluetooth Speaker with 24-Hour Playtime, 66-Foot Bluetooth Range & Built-in Mic, Dual-Driver Portable Wireless Speaker with Low Harmonic Distortion and Superior Sound - Black for $29.99 (list price $79.99)

ISSIKI Electronics Wireless Earbuds with Case for $26.99 (list price $200.00)

Giant Inflatable Flamingo Pool Float, Swim Raft Floatie Lounger by Captain Floaty for $39.99 (list price $99.99)

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

KITCHEN

Vremi VRM020014N Mixing-Bowls, Multicolor for $17.99 (list price $49.99)

Vremi VRM020033N Baking-Sheets, 6 Piece, Black for $29.99 (list price $49.99)

DEIK Oven Mitts, Non-slip Kitchen Mitts with Heat Resistant up to 464°F, Cooking Gloves Larger and Longer for Baking, Barbecue, Grilling, Black, 1 Pair for $11.49 (list price $39.00)

Portable Silicone Nested Measuring Cups Set - Attachable Measuring Cups And Stackable Spoons - Heat Resistant & BPA Free Silicone tools - 4 pc Expandable Collapsible Cups And 4 piece Swivel Spoons for $8.95 (list price $19.95)

HIC 9-Piece Stackable Espresso Coffee Tea Set, Fine White Porcelain, Set Includes 4 (4-Ounce) Cups with Matching Saucers and Metal Stand, Gift Boxed for $21.49 (list price $49.99)

French Coffee Press (Black) - 34 oz Espresso and Tea Maker with Triple Filters, Stainless Steel Plunger and Heat Resistant Glass - by Utopia Kitchen for $9.99 (list price $39.99)

K-Cup Carousel - Holds 35 K-Cups in Black for $12.99 (list price $29.99)

Rubbermaid No-Slip Silverware Tray Organizer, Large, Black with Grey for $6.94 (list price $14.49)

Royal Stainless Steel Silverware Set Mirror Polished Utensils (20-Piece Flatware Set) for $29.95 (list price $59.99)

Small Bamboo Wood Cutting Board With Juice Grooves Best For Chopping Bread, Meat, and Cheese. Small (12 X 9) You Will Love How This Midori Way Decorative Buffet Tray Looks On Your Kitchen Counter. for $11.00 (list price $32.00)

hOme 6 Quart Slow Cooker Pot - Digital Programmable Slow Cooker Crock - 10 Hour Timer Auto Shut Off and Food Warmer - Oval Slow Cooker Nonstick Removable Crock Stoneware and Stainless Steel Exterior for $28.95 (list price $59.99)

Dash Rapid Egg Cooker, Black for $14.99 (list price $23.79)

HOME

Comfort Linen 300 Thread Count Cotton Dobby Stripe Sheet Set- Assorted Colors/sizes, King - Silver for $17.99 (list price $129.99)

HC Collection Bed Sheets Set, HOTEL LUXURY Platinum Collection 1800 Series Bedding Set, Deep Pockets, Wrinkle & Fade Resistant, Hypoallergenic Sheet & Pillow Case Set (Queen, White) for $21.99 (list price $69.99)

Koogel Storage Box,Toy&Cloth&Book Caddy,Linen Style with Lid,Set of 2,Gray for $15.99 (list price $35.99)

Foremost 340001 Modular 5-in-1 Shelf Cube Storage System, White for $95.26 (list price $192.44)

Rubbermaid Step-On Wastebasket Trash Can, 13-Gallon, Metal-Accent Black, 1843029 for $19.97 (list price $19.97)

Love-KANKEI Wood Picture Photo Frame for Wall Decor 26×29 inch - With 30 Clips & Ajustable Twines - Collage Artworks Prints Multi Pictures Organizer & Hanging Display Frames for $15.99 (list price $25.99)

Paw Prints Keepsake Photo Frame by Better World Pets – Holds 4 x 6 inch Picture – Memorial Clay Imprint Kit – For Dogs and Cats – Perfect for Pet Lovers – Hinged For Desktop for $16.77 (list price $34.99)

MCS 10pc Multi Pack Picture Frame Value Set - Two 8x10 in, Four 5x7 in, Four 4x6 in, Black (65508) for $19.88 (list price $35.04)

Garment Bag, EZOWare Black Foldable Breathable Garment Suit Dress Jacket Coat Dust Cover - Set of 3 for $9.99 (list price $29.99)

L-Fine Mesh Laundry Bags Lingerie bags 6 wash bags (2 Large & 2 Medium & 2 Small) black & white for $7.99 (list price $32.99)

Home- It Mop and Broom Holder, 5 position with 6 hooks garage storage Holds up to 11 Tools, storage solutions for broom holders, garage storage systems broom organizer for garage shelving ideas for $9.99 (list price $23.99)

Modern High Back Leather Executive Office Chair Manager Office Chair PU Leather Boss Chair Reception Conference Chair Swivel Meeting Chair with Curved Lumbar Support for $79.99 (list price $259.00)

Premium Velvet Suit Hangers - 50 Pack - Heavy Duty - Non Slip - Velvet Suit Hangers Black - by Utopia Home for $18.69 (list price $39.99)

HEALTH AND BEAUTY

Gillette Fusion Manual Men’s Razor Blade Refills, 12 Count, Mens Razors / Blades for $33.97 (list price $47.99)

Jerrybox 360 Degree Rotation Adjustable Multi-Function Cosmetic Storage Box, Large (White) for $20.99 (list price $39.99)

Panasonic EH-XC10-N Micro-Foaming Facial Cleansing Brush with Warming Makeup Removal Plate, 20.16 Ounce for $99.99 (list price $129.99)

Crest Complete Whitening Plus Scope Toothpaste - Minty Fresh, Net Wt. 6.2 oz(175 g) (Pack of 3) for $6.92 (list price $8.77)

Philips Sonicare Essence Sonic Electric Rechargeable Toothbrush, White for $19.95 (list price $49.99)

First Aid Only All-purpose First Aid Kit, Soft Case with Zipper, 299-Piece Kit, Large, Color Varies for $13.82 (list price $26.74)

Aquaphor Advanced Therapy Healing Ointment Skin Protectant 14 Ounce Jar for $12.74 (list price $16.89)

Metene Medical Forehead and Ear Thermometer,Infrared Digital Thermometer Suitable For Baby, Infant, Toddler and Adults with FDA and CE approved for $29.99 (list price $79.99)

ALASKA BEAR® Natural silk sleep mask & blindfold, super-smooth eye mask (One Strap) for $9.99 (list price $22.00)

Rubbermaid Reveal Spray Mop Kit for $35.99 (list price $44.99)

InnoGear Aromatherapy Essential Oil Diffuser Portable Ultrasonic Diffusers with Color LED Lights Changing and Waterless Auto Shut-off Function for Home Office Bedroom Room, 100 mL for $14.95 (list price $69.99)

Etekcity Digital Body Weight Bathroom Scale with Step-On Technology, 400 Pounds, Body Tape Measure Included, Elegant Black (White) for $22.89 (list price $69.99)

Sunbeam 756-500 Heating Pad with UltraHeatTechnology for $11.50 (list price $16.50)

OFFICE, SCHOOL, AND CRAFTS

BIC Pencil Xtra Sparkle (colorful barrels), Medium Point (0.7 mm), 24-Count for $4.49 (list price $5.46)

PaperPro inPOWER20 - 3 in 1 Stapler - One Finger, No Effort, Spring Powered Stapler, Blue (1122) for $10.46 (list price $26.49)

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

Colore Premium Art Pencils Pack – 50 Assorted Pencil Set For Coloring Pages & Books – Colored, Watercolor, Drawing, Charcoal and Metallic Color Pencils For Students, Kids & Adults School Supplies for $21.99 (list price $49.99)

US Art Supply 82 Piece Deluxe Art Creativity Set in Wooden Case with BONUS 20 additional pieces - Deluxe Art Set for $29.96 (list price $69.99)

EXPO Low-Odor Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 12-Count for $8.76 (list price $17.99)

Swingline Staples, Standard, 1/4" Length, 210/Strip, 5,000/Box, 10 Box Pack (S7035111) for $17.92 (list price $36.34)

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

Canon MX492 Wireless All-IN-One Small Printer with Mobile or Tablet Printing, Airprint and Google Cloud Print Compatible for $48.29 (list price $49.74)

Texas Instruments TI-30Xa Scientific Calculator for $8.94 (list price $14.04)

Mead Composition Notebook, College Ruled, 100 Sheets, 5 Pack (72930) for $8.99 (list price $20.30)

Thick Classic Notebook with Pen Loop - Lemome A5 Wide Ruled Hardcover Writing Notebook with Pocket + Page Dividers Gifts, Banded, Large, 180 Pages, 8.4 x 5.7 Back to School Supplies for $12.94 (list price $25.99)

OUTDOORS, GARDEN, AND SPORTS

Fruit Infuser Water Bottle - FREE Infusion Recipe eBook & Anti Sweat Sleeve - 32oz - Full Starter Kit - BPA Free Plastic - Insulated - Best for Fruit Infused Water Travel Sport for $14.97 (list price $37.87)

Meyoung Portable Projector Support 1080P 1200 Luminous Efficiency 150" for Outdoor Indoor Movie Night, Support Blu-ray DVD Player, Laptops, Tablets, Smartphones and HD Games (TC80 White) for $84.99 (list price $129.00)

Outdoor Projector Screen - Foldable Portable Outdoor Front Movie Screen, Setup Stand, Transportable Full Set Bag for Camping and Recreational Events,74.4 Inch (16:9) by Vamvo for $69.99 (list price $212.15)

Vremi 9 Piece Garden Tools Set - Gardening Tools with Garden Gloves and Garden Tote - Gardening Gifts Tool Set with Garden Trowel Pruners and More - Vegetable Herb Garden Hand Tools with Storage Tote for $29.99 (list price $69.99)

Beace Weight Lifting Gym Gloves with Anti- Slip Leather Palm for Work Out Exercise Training Fitness and Bodybuilding for Men & Women for $11.99 (list price $20.99)

Expandable Garden Hose - 50 ft. Retractable, Lightweight & Flexible - 8 Pattern Function Watering Nozzle Gardening Spray Included - Enhanced Brass Fitting Connectors - Free Hanger & Storage Holder for $29.29 (list price $49.99)

Fit Board --- The ABS Legs Core Workout Balance Board with a Twist -- Exercise Board Gets You Simply Fit with Total Body Work Out (Orange) for $29.92 (list price $39.99)

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 $15.95 (list price $29.99)

Portable Camping Hammock [3rd Generation] Wolfyok(TM) Multifunctional Lightweight Nylon Parachute Outdoor Hammock for Backpacking, Camping, Travel, Beach, Backyard (Single,Orange/Gray) for $19.99 (list price $39.99)

Wham-O Mini Frisbee Golf Disc Indoor and Outdoor Toy Set for $21.79 (list price $29.99)

Simple Modern Stainless Steel Vacuum Insulated Double-Walled Wave Bottle, 17oz - Winter White for $11.99 (list price $35.00)

ViQing Gear Kinesiology Tape 3-pack - Muscle / Sports / Athletic / Battle Tape for $18.97 (list price $49.95)

YOKIRIN Best Skipping Jump Rope for Endurance Training and Fat Burning - Handles Speed Cable -More Intense Workout than Exercise Weights More Calories than Exercise Treadmills or Step Machines for $8.99 (list price $15.99)

TOOLS

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

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)

Etekcity Unify Made Upgraded Wireless Remote Control Electrical Outlet Switch (H1) for $15.98 (list price $19.98)

Homasy Wireless Doorbell Kit, Operating at 600 Feet with 52 Chimes, 4 Level Volume, 1 Receiver & 1 Weatherproof Push Button with Sound and LED Flash (White) for $7.99 (list price $19.99)

Tonshen 3 Pack Drain Snake Hair Augers 19.6 Inch Drain Clog Cleaning Tool Clog Remover for $5.99 (list price $9.99)

DEWALT DWST17808 TSTAK I Long Handle Toolbox Organizer for $24.47 (list price $42.00)

VICTONY Bluetooth Smart LED Light Bulb Smartphone-Controlled Multicolored Color Changing Lights(V-LED Light Bulb-01) for $26.99 (list price $49.99)

GU10 LED Bulbs 50W Equivalent, SHINE HAI 4000K Neutral White Spotlight Bulb GU10 Base, UL-Listed Led Light Bulbs, 120V, 3 Years Warranty, Pack of 6 for $13.99 (list price $49.99)

Woods 2001WD Outdoor Outlet Timer with Photocell Light Sensor, Weatherproof, 24-Hours Mechanical, Black for $7.97 (list price $17.99)

KEKU High Power LED Headlamp(5000 Lumens MAX) Rechargeable Waterproof HeadLamp Flashlight on the head headlamp with 3 Xm-l T6 4 Modes,Wall Charger and Car Charger for Outdoor Sports for $23.99 (list price $45.99)

Universal Socket,Kusonkey Multi-function 7mm-19mm Universal Sockets Metric Wrench Power Drill Adapter Socket Professional Repair Tools for $9.49 (list price $29.99)

Stanley 018800R Mobile Work Center for $26.39 (list price $42.74)

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 $20.95 (list price $39.99)

Reacher Grabber by VIVE - Rotating Grip - 32" Extra Long Handy Mobility Aid - Reaching Assist Tool for Trash Pick Up, Litter Picker, Garden Nabber, Disabled, Arm Extension for $14.99 (list price $24.99)

BOSTITCH BTFP3KIT 3-Tool and Compressor Combo Kit for $229.99 (list price $530.00)

Sur La Table’s Huge Cookware Sale Knocks Up to 55 Percent Off Products From Le Creuset, Staub, and More

From woks to Dutch ovens, the Sur la Table cookware sale is all about variety.
From woks to Dutch ovens, the Sur la Table cookware sale is all about variety.
Sur la Table

If you're looking to upgrade your home kitchen, be sure to check out the cookware sale going on at Sur La Table. From now until April 14, you can take advantage of up to 55 percent off products from Le Creuset, Scanpan, Staub, and other brands during their biggest sale of the year.

To help you get started on your shopping, we pulled together a list of some of our favorite deals, which you can check out below.

Cast-Iron Skillets

- 10.25-Inch Le Creuset Signature Cast-Iron Skillet $100 (Save $80)
- Set of Three All-Clad Nonstick Skillets $120 (Save $105)
- Set of Two Scanpan 8-Inch and 10.25-Inch Skillets $200 (Save $221)
- All-Clad Stainless-Steel Skillet With Lid $100–$130 (Save $80–$89)
- Set of Two GreenPan 9.5-Inch and 11-Inch Diamond+ Evershine Skillets $130 (Save $130)
- Set of Four Demeyere Resto Mini Skillets $56 (Save $33)

Braisers

A braiser from Sur la Table.
Sur la Table

- 2.25-Quart Le Creuset Signature Braiser $180 (Save $70)
- Scanpan ES5 Braiser with Lid and Fry Basket $200 (Save $150)
- 6-Quart All- Clad D3 Stainless Steel French Braiser with Rack and Lid $250 (Save $50)

Dutch Ovens

- 4.5-Quart Le Creuset Signature Round Dutch Oven $250–$335 (Save up to $166)
- 5.5-Quart Demeyere Silver7 Dutch Oven $256 (Save $144)
- 3.5-Quart BK Dutch Oven $104 (Save $66)

Cocottes

A cocotte full of food.
Sur la Table

- 6-Quart Staub Cast Iron Cochon $250–$280 (Save $207–$215)
- 4-Quart Staub Cocotte $100 (Save $314)
- Set of Three Staub Mini Cocottes $60 (Save $55)

Sauté Pans

- 3-Quart Scanpan CS+ Sauté Pan with Lid $200 (Save $220)
- Demeyere Silver7 Covered Sauté Pan $200–$300 (Save $175–$219)
- 3-Quart Zwilling Clad X3 Sauté Pan $96 (Save $54)

Cookware Sets

A cookware set.
Sur la Table

- 10-Piece All-Clad Copper Cookware Set $1200 (Save $780)
- 15-Piece Demeyere Industry5 Cookware Set with Thermo Lids $1200 (Save $1141)
- Six-Piece Demeyere Atlantis Set $600 (Save $605)

Woks

- 12-Inch Demeyere Industry5 Wok $190 (Save $110)
- 12.5-Inch Scanpan CS+Wok $220 (Save $125)

At Mental Floss, we only write about the products we love and want to share with our readers, so all products are chosen independently by our editors. Mental Floss has affiliate relationships with certain retailers and may receive a percentage of any sale made from the links on this page. Prices and availability are accurate as of the time of publication.

10 of the Most Popular Phone Chargers on Amazon

Anker/Yootech/Amazon
Anker/Yootech/Amazon

Smartphones are a daily necessity at this point, whether you're using them for work or socializing (or both at the same time). And with the countless hours people spend on their phones every week, the need to charge them quickly and on the go has only grown. We now need chargers in our homes, in our cars, at the office, and in our travel bags, just to give us enough juice to carry us through the day. To make sure you're never at 5 percent battery while answering important work emails or perusing Reddit, we've rounded up a list of 10 of the best-selling and top-rated phone chargers on Amazon, including solar-powered and wireless models.

1. Yootech Wireless Charger (4.3 stars); $12

wireless phone charger
Yootech/Amazon

This top-rated wireless charger is compatible with most recent smartphones and AirPod models—and you don’t even need to remove your phone case for it to work. Reviewers report that it can fully charge most phone models in two to four hours.

Buy it: Amazon

2. Anker Wireless Charging Stand (4.5 stars); $19

wireless phone charging stand
Anker/Amazon

More than 4400 user reviews gave this wireless charger five stars, praising it for its value and reliability. Plus, the propped angle allows you to charge your phone both vertically and horizontally, letting you watch videos or scroll through social media without losing any battery.

Buy it: Amazon

3. BLAVOR Solar Charger Power Bank (4.5 stars); $47-$50

solar charger power bank
BLAVOR/Amazon

This solar-powered combination power bank/flashlight/compass is ideal for outdoor enthusiasts (or emergency preparedness devotees). Reviewers say that this charger holds an impressive amount of battery, able to charge two devices at once—with plenty of juice left to spare. Bring it on your next camping trip or keep it stored in an emergency kit.

Buy it: Amazon

4. BigBlue Foldable Solar Charger (4.3 stars); $85

foldable solar charger
BigBlue/Amazon

This lightweight foldable charger includes four weather-resistant solar panels that you can attach to a backpack so you can charge as you hike. While it’s pricier than the other items on this list, users say it packs a punch.

Buy it: Amazon

5. Anker Wall Charger (4.7 stars); $9

Anker wall phone charger
Anker/Amazon

This portable wall charger can accommodate two devices at one time, and user reviews praise this model for its simplicity and durability. Just remember to provide your own charging cable—because this product is compatible with several different device models, it doesn’t come with a cable of its own.

Buy it: Amazon

6. Anker PowerCore Portable Charger (4.5 stars); $46-$56

portable phone charger
Anker/Amazon

We’ve all had those moments where our phones are at 4 percent battery and there’s no outlet in sight. Prepare ahead with this portable charger from Anker, which can handle multiple devices on the go. This charger comes packed with a lot of power—Anker estimates that this device can give smartphones an extra 92 hours of battery life every time it’s recharged. This is exactly the type of charger you need in your bag if you're a commuter.

Buy it: Amazon

7. Anker Dual USB Car Charger (4.7 stars); $9-$12

dual USB car charger
Anker/Amazon

While more and more cars include built-in USB outlets to accommodate smartphones, those of us who drive older cars aren’t quite so lucky. But you can make up for that with this affordable high-speed car charger, which plugs into your car’s cigarette lighter and powers multiple devices at once. This charger is compatible with just about any device, provided you have a cable to attach it to the USB port.

Buy it: Amazon

8. ZeeHoo Wireless Car Charger (4.3 stars); $40

wireless car charger phone mount
ZeeHoo/Amazon

This device does double duty as a phone charger and a car mount. It requires a bit of setup to attach this charger to your dashboard, but once that’s complete, your phone can act as a convenient, hands-free GPS while charging up.

Buy it: Amazon

9. Swaller iPhone 8 Plus/7 Plus Battery Case (4.2 stars); $37-$38

iPhone battery case
Swaller/Amazon

This portable charger can give your iPhone an extra 25 hours worth of battery if you’re in a bind. Plus, it’s convenient—you can charge both your phone and the wireless battery case simultaneously using the same charging cable. Have a newer model of iPhone? Swaller’s got you covered with a selection of other battery cases.

Buy it: Amazon

10. HETP Galaxy S8 Battery Case (4 stars); $30-$33

Samsung Galaxy S8 battery case
HETP/Amazon

If you’re not an Apple user at all, you might instead opt for this battery case that’s compatible with the Samsung Galaxy S8. As with Swaller’s iPhone case, you can charge both your phone and the battery case itself at the same time—there’s no need to remove the case in order to get a full charge.

Buy it: Amazon

At Mental Floss, we only write about the products we love and want to share with our readers, so all products are chosen independently by our editors. Mental Floss has affiliate relationships with certain retailers and may receive a percentage of any sale made from the links on this page. Prices and availability are accurate as of the time of publication.

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