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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 21.

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

BÖHM Wireless Bluetooth Headphones with Active Noise Cancelling Headphones Technology - Features Enhanced Bass, Inline Microphone & 18-Hour (Max) Battery - Gold/Tan, B-66 for $84.99 (list price $159.95)

Satechi Aluminum Universal Unibody Monitor Stand for 2017 MacBook Pro, iMac Pro, Google Chromebook, Microsoft Surface and more (Gold) for $39.99 (list price $49.99)

Anker SoundCore 2 Portable Bluetooth Speaker with Better Bass, 24-Hour Playtime, 66ft Bluetooth Range, IPX5 Water Resistance & Built-in Mic — Dual-Driver Wireless Speaker for iPhone, Samsung etc for $33.59 (list price $89.99)

Adjustable iPad Stand, Lamicall Tablet Stand : Desktop Stand Holder Dock for Nintendo Switch, iPad Air 2 3 4 Pro mini, kindle, Nexus, Accessories, Samsung Tab and Other Tablets (4-11 inch) - Red for $13.99 (list price $79.99)

Mouse Pad, Qcute 9.18" 6.11" Gaming Aluminum Mouse Pad W Non-Slip Rubber Base & Micro Sand Blasting Aluminium Surface for Fast and Accurate Control(Gold) for $10.99 (list price $22.99)

Mpow Car Phone Holder,Washable Strong Sticky Gel Pad with One-Touch Design Dashboard Car Phone Mount for iPhone 7/7Plus/6s/6Plus/5S, Galaxy S5/S6/S7/S8, Google Nexus, LG, Huawei and More(Black) for $9.99 (list price $16.99)

Nerf N-Strike Modulus ECS-10 Blaster for $21.99 (list price $49.99)

Echo Dot (2nd Generation) - Black for $44.99 (list price $49.99)

VicTsing Shower Speaker, Wireless Waterproof Speaker with 5W Driver, Suction Cup, Buit-in Mic, Hands-Free Speakerphone - Army Green for $16.99 (list price $24.99)

KITCHEN

OliaDesign Blue Build-On Brick Mug - BPA-free 12oz for $11.99 (list price $13.11)

Bodum Travel Tea and Coffee Press, Plastic Insulated Travel Mug, Black, 15 Ounce for $14.42 (list price $29.00)

One White Apple Wooden Spoons Disposable, 6" Length Eco-Friendly Biodegradable Compostable Birchwood (Pack of 100) GO GREEN! for $12.98 (list price $16.98)

6peas Stainless Steel Hand Held Manual Citrus Juicer with Lime Green Silicone Handles for $32.99 (list price $39.99)

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

Hand Made Test Tube Spice Rack, Wooden Rack with 12 Borosilicate Glass Test Tubes (6" long, 1" dia.) with Caps and Funnel for $26.99 (list price $40.25)

Mustard Baseball Oven Mitt Glove - Brown Home Run Oven Mitt for $9.89 (list price $11.34)

Joseph Joseph 95005 Nest 9 Stainless Steel Compact Nesting Mixing Bowl Set Measuring Tools Sieve Colander Food Prep Dishwasher Safe Non-Slip, 9-Piece, Silver for $87.64 (list price $100.00)

Mustard Sandwich Lunch Food Bag - Yellow Froot Pineapple for $9.00 (list price $11.18)

Chantal 40th Anniversary 2-Quart Enamel on Steel Teakettle, Orange for $39.99 (list price $50.00)

Spectrum Diversified Yumi Fruit Stand, Tiered Server, Fruit Baskets, 2 Tier, Satin Nickel for $12.95 (list price $14.39)

Oggi Stainless Steel Ice Bucket with Tongs, 3 L for $24.75 (list price $40.00)

SiliconeZone Karim Collection 6.3" Silicone Paper Towel Holder, Blue for $26.12 (list price $34.99)

HOME

Tvilum 7538449ak Diana Coffee Table, White Oak for $122.82 (list price $200.21)

SONGMICS Multifuctional Bamboo Garment Laundry Rack with 4 Coat Hooks 2-tier Shoe Clothes Storage Shelves URCR52N for $42.99 (list price $60.24)

Adeco Metal Stackable Industrial Chic Dining Bistro Cafe Side Chairs, Silver Gun Metal (Set of 2) for $119.99 (list price $194.99)

URPOWER Garment Steamer 130ml Portable Handheld Fabric Steamer Fast Heat-up Powerful Travel Garment Clothes Steamer with High Capacity for Home and Travel, Travel Pouch Included for $20.99 (list price $69.99)

Levpet 13-Gallon Touch-Free Trash Can, Stainless-Steel for $48.35 (list price $85.99)

Saganizer Hamper with Wheels Rolling Cart Heavy Duty Triple Laundry Organizer/Sorter, Chrome/White for $37.99 (list price $49.99)

EWEI'S HomeWares 3 Floating U Shelves, Espresso Finish for $15.99 (list price $20.50)

Inter Design Newspaper and Magazine Rack for Bathroom, Office, Entryway - Matte Black for $12.99 (list price $14.99)

OFFICE, SCHOOL, AND CRAFTS

Fenleo Wooden Creative Calendar Pen and Pencil Holder Desk Tools Storage Box for Home and Office for $19.99 (list price $23.15)

Block Pegboard with Wooden Pegs, Small for $36.49 (list price $48.00)

Poppin Black Stow 3-Drawer File Cabinet, Available in 10 Colors, Legal/Letter for $249.00 (list price $268.00)

LORJE Novely Bone Desigh Ballpiont Pens For Doctor Nurse Friends or Student etc (20pc) for $8.45 (list price $11.99)

Smart Tech Small 88 keys Handcrafted Natural Bamboo Wooden PC Wireless 2.4GHz Keyboard and Mouse Combo + Free Smart Tech Touch Pen for $45.99 (list price $59.99)

DARICE 1217-152 Washi Tape Roll, 5/8 by 315-Inch, Assorted Primary, 4-Pack for $10.69 (list price $15.32)

BOVKE for Graphing Calculator Texas Instruments TI-84 / Plus CE Hard EVA Shockproof Carrying Case Storage Travel Case Bag Protective Pouch Box for $6.69 (list price $7.99)

SKILCRAFT B3 Aviator Multi-function Pen Black/Blue Ink, Medium Point with Pencil includes complimentary Memo Pad for $26.47 (list price $32.99)

ISSIKI Luxury Bamboo Fountain Pen With Gift Case 100% Handcrafted Vintage Collection Best Signature Calligraphy Antique Executive Business Gift Pens for $12.49 (list price $50.00)

LIHIT LAB Pen Case, Black, 3 x 9.4" (A7552-24) for $8.13 (list price $10.99)

Safco Products 9423MO Wood Adjustable Literature Organizer, 24 Compartment, Oak for $89.98 (list price $143.00)

Eames Style Aluminum Group Management Office Chair Reproduction Leather White for $345.00 (list price $1,345.00)

Exposed Bulb Accent Lamp, Mahogany Wood, Dimmable, E26, 60W, 120V, Plug-In, Includes Edison Filament Bulb, ETL Listed for $49.00 (list price $114.00)

HEALTH AND BEAUTY

Umbra Tesora Jewelry Stand, Concrete/Copper for $22.99 (list price $30.00)

Dr. Tobias Omega 3 Fish Oil Triple Strength, Burpless, Non-GMO, NSF-Certified, 180 Counts for $29.97 (list price $44.97)

Aveeno Therapeutic Moisturizing Shave Gel, 7 Ounce for $3.72 (list price $9.99)

Yes To Coconut Polishing Body Scrub, 10 Ounce for $3.57 (list price $7.99)

SKINFUN IPX7 Waterproof Facial Cleansing Brush Body and Face Scrubber Skin Microdermabrasion Exfoliator and Massager Bi-directional Rotation with 5 Brush Heads for $18.99 (list price $41.99)

Marvis Jasmin Mint Toothpaste, Travel Size 1.3 Ounces for $6.00 (list price $7.00)

Mudder Silicone Cosmetic Containers Cream Jar with Sealed Lids, 3 Pieces (20 ml) for $8.99 (list price $14.99)

Wahl Professional 5-Star Cord/Cordless Magic Clip #8148 – Great for Barbers and Stylists – Precision Cordless Fade Clipper Loaded with Features – 90+ Minute Run Time for $79.30 (list price $94.13)

TRYM II - The Rechargeable Modern Hair Clipper Kit - Ultra-sleek Hair, Body, Mustache, and Beard Trimmer Looks Great in Any Bathroom - AC Adapter, Base Dock, and Trimming Attachments Included for $29.99 (list price $49.99)

Dukes Daily Age-Defying Facial Moisturizer Cream 4oz - Anti-Aging Lotion - Day/Night Face Wash Fuel for Men – All Organic for $19.99 (list price $45.00)

Waterpik Wp-952 Complete Care 7.0 Water Flosser and Sonic Tooth Brush, Black for $99.99 (list price $119.99)

OUTDOORS, GARDEN, AND SPORTS

Thermos Funtainer 12 Ounce Bottle, R2D2 for $13.49 (list price $17.99)

Intex Watermelon, Inflatable Island, 72" X 9" for $24.98 (list price $29.99)

Pack of 4, BYB Super Bright 9 LED Mini Aluminum Flashlight with Lanyard, Assorted Colors, Batteries Not Included, Best Tools for Camping, Hiking, Hunting, Backpacking, Fishing, BBQ and EDC for $8.39 (list price $19.99)

Maxpedition Bottle Holder, Khaki for $34.29 (list price $40.99)

Small Basic First Aid Kit Supplies (100-Piece) : The Most Lightweight and Portable Emergency First Aid Kit for $6.79 (list price $19.99)

Everstryke Match Pro Lighter - Waterproof Fire Starter Especially for Survival and Emergency Use for $9.95 (list price $29.95)

JOOLA Midsize Table Tennis Table for $144.98 (list price $219.95)

Bike Water Bottle Holder, Black or White Gloss, Secure Retention System, No Lost Bottles, Lightweight and Strong Bicycle Bottle Cage, Quick and Easy to Mount, Great for Road and Mountain Bikes for $15.79 (list price $24.99)

Corkcicle Canteen - Water Bottle and Thermos - Keeps Beverages Cold for Over 25, Hot for Over 12 Hours - Triple Insulated with Shatterproof Stainless Steel Construction - Matte Black - 16 oz. for $24.99 (list price $27.95)

Anpress Portable Mini USB / Battery Fan Air Cooling Handheld Fan Palm-Leaf Fan Personal Cooling Fans with 18650 Rechargable Battery for Home and Office,Indoor and Outdoor Activities (Blue) for $12.99 (list price $30.99)

Plemo Rain Umbrella Windproof Auto Open and Close Compact Folding Umbrella for Business and Travel with Anti-Slip Grip, Classic Pinstripe Print for $13.99 (list price $29.99)

Razor A2 Kick Scooter (Blue) for $35.96 (list price $38.99)

TOOLS

Magnifying Glass with Lights BearMoo Magnifier 3 LED 3X 45X Handheld Illuminated Jewelry Loupe Super High Clarity Lightweight - White and Black for $9.95 (list price $19.99)

BESTEK 400W Power Inverter DC 12V to AC 110V Car Adapter with 5A 4 USB Charging Ports for $36.99 (list price $60.99)

Bosch GMS120 Digital Multi-Scanner for $65.00 (list price $69.99)

True Utility FIXR Multi-Tool (20 Tools in 1) for $3.89 (list price $14.99)

JACKYLED 45 in 1 Precision Screwdriver Tool Kit Compact Repair Maintenance Opening Pry Set with Tweezers & Extension Shaft for Cell Phone Laptop Pad etc Disassemble for $10.99 (list price $23.99)

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)

3M Patch Plus Primer Kit with 8 fl. oz Patch Plus Primer, Self-Adhesive Patch, Putty Knife and Sanding Pad for $9.87 (list price $12.25)

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

Southwire Tools & Equipment 58993940 S5N1 5-in-1 Long Nose Multi-Tool Pliers, Black/Yellow for $20.56 (list price $32.81)

Dremel 8220-1/28 12-Volt Max Cordless Rotary Tool for $74.25 (list price $99.00)

Dremel 2200-01 Versa Flame Multi-Function Butane Torch for $39.00 (list price $42.99)

Plus Pen Style Compact Twiggy Scissors with Cover, White (34609) for $4.36 (list price $5.99)

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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