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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, September 2.

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GADGETS, TOYS, AND MEDIA

Bluetooth Headphones, TaoTronics Wireless 4.1 Magnetic Earbuds aptX Stereo Earphones, IPX5 Splash Proof Secure Fit for Sports with Built in Mic TT-BH07 for $21.99 (list price $49.99)

Rustic Cord Sushi Roll Handmade by Hide & Drink :: Bourbon Brown for $21.99 (list price $31.99)

3D VR Glasses, MagiCoo Virtual Reality Headset Speaker Handles Mobile Goggles for iPhone and Android 3.5"-6.0" Smartphone for $11.99 (list price $39.99)

Philips Avent DECT Baby Monitor with Temperature Sensor for $81.30 (list price $119.99)

Kunodi A2 Bluetooth 4.1 Portable Wireless Outdoor/ Sport / Car Loud Speakers with Hands-free Function, Built-in Mic, More bass for iPhone, iPad, Blackberry, Samsung and More (Rose Red) for $12.99 (list price $23.99)

Anker 4-Port USB 3.0 Ultra Slim Data Hub for Macbook, Mac Pro / mini, iMac, Surface Pro, XPS, Notebook PC, USB Flash Drives, Mobile HDD, and More for $9.99 (list price $23.99)

HP Pavilion 22cwa 21.5-inch IPS LED Backlit Monitor for $89.99 (list price $99.99)

Ultraloq UL3 BT Bluetooth Enabled Fingerprint and Touchscreen Keyless Smart Door Lock (Satin Nickel) for $199.00 (list price $249.99)

Pebble Time Steel Smartwatch for Apple/Android Devices - Silver for $149.95 (list price $199.99)

Acer R240HY bidx 23.8-Inch IPS HDMI DVI VGA (1920 x 1080) Widescreen Monitor for $129.99 (list price $179.99)

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

Polaroid Snap Instant Digital Camera (White) with ZINK Zero Ink Printing Technology for $90.54 (list price $99.99)

KITCHEN

Bodum CHAMBORD Coffee Maker, French Press Coffee Maker, Copper Classic Collection, Glass, 34 Ounce (8 Cup) for $43.34 (list price $50.00)

Fox Run 3921 Garlic Baker, 7-Inch, Terra Cotta for $14.99 (list price $17.99)

Mr. Coffee ECMP1000 Café Barista Premium Espresso/Cappuccino System, Silver for $132.99 (list price $199.99)

Cuisinart Set of 3 Fine Mesh Stainless Steel Strainers, CTG-00-3MS for $14.43 (list price $22.00)

Nordic Ware Platinum Collection Angel Food Cake Pan for $22.13 (list price $24.49)

Denby Halo Rice Bowl for $22.80 (list price $34.00)

Shun DM0741 Classic U2 (Ultimate Utility) Knife for $124.95 (list price $150.00)

Justfwater Fruit and Tea Infuser Glass Water Bottle,Travel Tumbler with Neoprene Sleeve for $19.99 (list price $32.99)

Joseph Joseph 8-Piece Measuring Cups and Spoons Set Nest Measure for $7.99 (list price $10.00)

OXO Good Grips Lily Wood Mill Set, 6", Dark for $46.15 (list price $49.99)

ZZ WF330 10 in 1 Heart Waffle Maker with Non-Stick Plate 1200W, Black/Silver for $49.99 (list price $58.51)

Miusco 5 Piece Silicone Cooking Utensil Set with Natural Acacia Hard Wood Handle for $20.99 (list price $49.99)

HOME

Franklin Iron Works Industrial Wire Cage 17 1/4" Accent Lamp for $59.95 (list price $69.99)

Adesso 1520-18 Harmony 47" Floor Lamp, Burlap/Black, Smart Outlet Compatible for $96.00 (list price $120.00)

Zuo Modern Design District Side Table, Walnut for $198.89 (list price $210.59)

Wimaha Solid Foldable Cotton and Linen Laundry Hamper Baskets, Druable Storage Basket for Toys, Clothes, Snacks, Light Coffee for $11.99 (list price $20.00)

Playable ART Helicone - Executive Edition for $59.95 (list price $75.00)

Den Haven Standing Coat Rack Hat Hanger Holder Hooks for Jacket Umbrella Tree Stand with Base Metal for $19.95 (list price $59.95)

Enchanted Home Pet Snuggle Pet Sofa Bed, 26.5 by 16 by 16-Inch, Gray for $67.88 (list price $76.99)

Succulent Planter Pot - Set of 3 - Assorted White Blue and Pink Ceramic Decorative Small Flower Plant Pot with Drainage - Home Office Desk Garden Mini Cactus Pot Indoor Decoration (White+Blue+Pink) for $17.99 (list price $22.99)

Unscented Tealight Candles 30 Pack-White-By CandleNScent(TM)-Made in USA for $5.99 (list price $9.99)

Safavieh American Home Collection Odessa White Bookcase for $121.80 (list price $135.33)

Modway Tracy Dining Side Chair for $129.99 (list price $143.04)

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

OFFICE, SCHOOL, AND CRAFTS

Cubes Perpetual Calendar Red/Grey/Black for $19.99 (list price $22.46)

Quze Adjustable Wooden Laptop Desk Notebook Computer Stand with Built in Cooling Fan Portable, Foldable Lap Desk for $34.49 (list price $69.49)

Satechi F1 Smart Monitor Stand with Four USB Ports and Headphone / Microphone Extension Ports (White) for $29.99 (list price $39.99)

Blomus Notepaper Roll Holder for $25.19 (list price $26.39)

Tomons Wood Swing Arm Desk Lamp, Designer Table Lamp, Reading Lights, Study Lamp, Work Lamp, Office Lamp, Bedside Nightstand Lamp - White for $29.99 (list price $39.99)

Folding Bluetooth Keyboard, Jelly Comb Rechargeable Portable BT Wireless Foldable Mini Keyboard with Touchpad for Tablet Samsung or Other Cell Phones (Dark Gray) for $29.99 (list price $69.99)

KABB Modern Digital Mechanical Retro Flip Dоwn Clock wіth Internal Gear Operated (Black) for $43.99 (list price $89.99

HEALTH AND BEAUTY

Nano Towel Makeup Remover Face Cloth. Remove Cosmetics FAST and Chemical Free. Wipes Away Facial Dirt and Oil Like An Eraser. Great for Sensitive Skin, Acne, Exfoliating, Mascara, etc. 7 x 16" for $14.97 (list price $29.99)

Not Your Mother's Clean Freak Tapioca Dry Shampoo, 7 Ounce for $4.74 (list price $5.99)

Quick Dry Hanging Toiletry and Bath Organizer with 8 Storage Compartments, Shower Tote, Mesh Shower Caddy, Perfect Dorm, Gym, Camp & Travel Tote Bag, Black for $9.89 (list price $35.99)

WELLA Brilliance Shampoo & Conditioner Fine to Normal Coloured Hair, Liter Duo 33.8 oz for $25.99 (list price $39.26)

Wahl Home Barber Kit #79524-3001 for $41.78 (list price $59.99)

Head and Shoulders Green Apple 2-in-1 Anti-Dandruff Shampoo + Conditioner 13.5 Fl Oz (Pack of 2) for $9.98 (list price $12.98)

Remington PG6025 All-in-1 Lithium Powered Grooming Kit, Trimmer (8 Pieces) for $17.99 (list price $19.99)

KINGDOMCARES Nano Ionic Warm Mist Facial Steamer Sauna NanoSteamer Hot Mist Face Humidifier Rose for $34.99 (list price $99.99)

HailiCare Charcoal Bamboo Toothbrush - Pack of 3 Colors - Adults Size - Bamboo Charcoal Infused Bristles (Medium Bristle) for $11.95 (list price $25.99)

Listerine Total Care Zero Anticavity Mouthwash, Fresh Mint, 1 L (Pack of 2) for $11.94 (list price $18.45)

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

Colgate Max Fresh Wisp Disposable Travel Toothbrush, Peppermint - 24 Count for $2.90 (list price $7.99)

Dr. Bronner's Pure-Castile Liquid Soap - Peppermint 32oz for $15.99 (list price $17.99)

Cetaphil Moisturizing Cream for Very Dry/Sensitive Skin, Fragrance Free 16 oz for $8.78 (list price $15.99)

OUTDOORS, GARDEN, AND SPORTS

Pine Tree Tools Bamboo Working Gloves for Women and Men. Ultimate Barehand Sensitivity Work Glove for Gardening, Fishing, Clamming, Restoration Work - S,M,L,XL (1 Pack) for $7.97 (list price $15.97)

CORE 9 Person Extended Dome Tent - 16' x 9' for $129.99 (list price $179.99)

Quest Tribes Pin Kick Tail Longboard Skateboard, 40-Inch for $53.54 (list price $62.99)

Rimable 42 Inch Freestyle Topmount Longboard for $49.99 (list price $199.99)

TETON Sports Scout 3400 Internal Frame Backpack; Great Backpacking Gear or Pack for Camping or Hiking; Hunter Green for $62.88 (list price $129.99)

Widras Bike and Motorcycle Cell Phone Holder | Bicycle Mount For iPhone 7, 6s, 5s Plus, Samsung Galaxy S5 S6 S7 Note or any Smartphone & GPS| Mountain & Road Bicycle Handlebar Cradle Pokemon Go for $11.97 (list price $24.99)

Merax Finiss 26" Aluminum 21 Speed Mg Alloy Wheel Mountain Bike (Clasic Gray&Green) for $299.99 (list price $599.99)

LifeStraw Personal Water Filter for Hiking, Camping, Travel, and Emergency Preparedness for $14.99 (list price $19.95)

Nomader Collapsible Water Bottle - Leak Proof Twist Cap - BPA Free, 22oz for (list price )

Segway miniPRO Smart Self Balancing Personal Transporter with Mobile App Control, Black for $594.00 (list price $699.00)

Streamline Rainbow Color Wheel Umbrella for $23.99 (list price $26.81)

Swimline 90645 - 6-Foot By 5-Foot Giant Inflatable Pizza Slice for $19.55 (list price $49.99)

TOOLS

Armor All 2.5 Gallon, 2 Peak HP, Utility Wet/Dry Vacuum, AA255 for $38.99 (list price $49.99)

Black & Decker ASI300 Air Station High Performance Inflator for $28.49 (list price $37.99)

DEWALT DWE6421K Random Orbit Sander Kit, 5" for $59.00 (list price $64.00)

Stanley TRE550Z Electric Staple/Brad Nail Gun for $29.99 (list price $44.78)

XFasten Double Sided Carpet Tape, 2-Inch x 30 Yards for $14.98 (list price $19.00)

TI-EDC Titanium High Strength 41mm Quick Release Keychain Carabiner Snap Hook (2pcs) for $21.90 (list price $24.99)

Power Strip Tower JACKYLED Surge Protector Electric Charging Station 3000W 13A 16AWG 10 Outlet Plugs with 4 USB Slot + 6ft Cord Wire Extension Universal Socket for PC Laptops Mobile for $27.99 (list price $89.99)

WEN 6321 7-Amp 3 in. x 21 in. Corded Belt Sander with Dust Bag for $39.28 (list price $43.64)

Klein Tools 5139L 12-1/2-Inch Top-Grain Leather Zipper Bag,Tan for $30.40 (list price $39.14)

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)

Carhartt Legacy Tool Bag 14-Inch, Carhartt Brown for $46.10 (list price $54.99)

Wayfair’s Fourth of July Clearance Sale Takes Up to 60 Percent Off Grills and Outdoor Furniture

Wayfair/Weber
Wayfair/Weber

This Fourth of July, Wayfair is making sure you can turn your backyard into an oasis while keeping your bank account intact with a clearance sale that features savings of up to 60 percent on essentials like chairs, hammocks, games, and grills. Take a look at some of the highlights below.

Outdoor Furniture

Brisbane bench from Wayfair
Brisbane/Wayfair

- Jericho 9-Foot Market Umbrella $92 (Save 15 percent)
- Woodstock Patio Chairs (Set of Two) $310 (Save 54 percent)
- Brisbane Wooden Storage Bench $243 (Save 62 percent)
- Kordell Nine-Piece Rattan Sectional Seating Group with Cushions $1800 (Save 27 percent)
- Nelsonville 12-Piece Multiple Chairs Seating Group $1860 (Save 56 percent)
- Collingswood Three-Piece Seating Group with Cushions $410 (Save 33 percent)

Grills and Accessories

Dyna-Glo electric smoker.
Dyna-Glo/Wayfair

- Spirit® II E-310 Gas Grill $479 (Save 17 percent)
- Portable Three-Burner Propane Gas Grill $104 (Save 20 percent)
- Digital Bluetooth Electric Smoker $224 (Save 25 percent)
- Cuisinart Grilling Tool Set $38 (Save 5 percent)

Outdoor games

American flag cornhole game.
GoSports

- American Flag Cornhole Board $57 (Save 19 percent)
- Giant Four in a Row Game $30 (Save 6 percent)
- Giant Jenga Game $119 (Save 30 percent)

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10 Products for a Better Night's Sleep

Amazon/Comfort Spaces
Amazon/Comfort Spaces

Getting a full eight hours of sleep can be tough these days. If you’re having trouble catching enough Zzzs, consider giving these highly rated and recommended products a try.

1. Everlasting Comfort Pure Memory Foam Knee Pillow; $25

Everlasting Comfort Knee Pillow
Everlasting Comfort/Amazon

For side sleepers, keeping the spine, hips, and legs aligned is key to a good night’s rest—and a pain-free morning after. Everlasting Comfort’s memory foam knee pillow is ergonomically designed to fit between the knees or thighs to ensure proper alignment. One simple but game-changing feature is the removable strap, which you can fasten around one leg; this keeps the pillow in place even as you roll at night, meaning you don’t have to wake up to adjust it (or pick it up from your floor). Reviewers call the pillow “life-changing” and “the best knee pillow I’ve found.” Plus, it comes with two pairs of ear plugs.

Buy it: Amazon

2. Letsfit White Noise Machine; $21

Letsfit White Noise Machine
Letsfit/Amazon

White noise machines: They’re not just for babies! This Letsfit model—which is rated 4.7 out of five with nearly 3500 reviews—has 14 potential sleep soundtracks, including three white noise tracks, to better block out everything from sirens to birds that chirp enthusiastically at dawn (although there’s also a birds track, if that’s your thing). It also has a timer function and a night light.

Buy it: Amazon

3. ECLIPSE Blackout Curtains; $16

Eclipse Black Out Curtains
Eclipse/Amazon

According to the National Sleep Foundation, too much light in a room when you’re trying to snooze is a recipe for sleep disaster. These understated polyester curtains from ECLIPSE block 99 percent of light and reduce noise—plus, they’ll help you save on energy costs. "Our neighbor leaves their backyard light on all night with what I can only guess is the same kind of bulb they use on a train headlight. It shines across their yard, through ours, straight at our bedroom window," one Amazon reviewer who purchased the curtains in black wrote. "These drapes block the light completely."

Buy it: Amazon

4. JALL Wake Up Light Sunrise Alarm Clock; $38

JALL Wake Up Light Sunrise Alarm Clock
JALL/Amazon

Being jarred awake by a blaring alarm clock can set the wrong mood for the rest of your day. Wake up in a more pleasant way with this clock, which gradually lights up between 10 percent and 100 percent in the 30 minutes before your alarm. You can choose between seven different colors and several natural sounds as well as a regular alarm beep, but why would you ever use that? “Since getting this clock my sleep has been much better,” one reviewer reported. “I wake up not feeling tired but refreshed.”

Buy it: Amazon

5. Philips SmartSleep Wake-Up Light; $200

Philips SmartSleep Wake-Up Light
Philips/Amazon

If you’re looking for an alarm clock with even more features, Philips’s SmartSleep Wake-Up Light is smartphone-enabled and equipped with an AmbiTrack sensor, which tracks things like bedroom temperature, humidity, and light levels, then gives recommendations for how you can get a better night’s rest.

Buy it: Amazon

6. Slumber Cloud Stratus Sheet Set; $159

Stratus sheets from Slumber Cloud.
Slumber Cloud

Being too hot or too cold can kill a good night’s sleep. The Good Housekeeping Institute rated these sheets—which are made with Outlast fibers engineered by NASA—as 2020’s best temperature-regulating sheets.

Buy it: SlumberCloud

7. Comfort Space Coolmax Sheet Set; $29-$40

Comfort Spaces Coolmax Sheets
Comfort Spaces/Amazon

If $159 sheets are out of your price range, the GHI recommends these sheets from Comfort Spaces, which are made with moisture-wicking Coolmax microfiber. Depending on the size you need, they range in price from $29 to $40.

Buy it: Amazon

8. Coop Home Goods Eden Memory Foam Pillow; $80

Coop Eden Pillow
Coop Home Goods/Amazon

This pillow—which has a 4.5-star rating on Amazon—is filled with memory foam scraps and microfiber, and comes with an extra half-pound of fill so you can add, or subtract, the amount in the pillow for ultimate comfort. As a bonus, the pillows are hypoallergenic, mite-resistant, and washable.

Buy it: Amazon

9. Baloo Weighted Blanket; $149-$169

Baloo Weighted Blanket
Baloo/Amazon

Though the science is still out on weighted blankets, some people swear by them. Wirecutter named this Baloo blanket the best, not in small part because, unlike many weighted blankets, it’s machine-washable and -dryable. It’s currently available in 12-pound ($149) twin size and 20-pound ($169) queen size. It’s rated 4.7 out of five stars on Amazon, with one reviewer reporting that “when it's spread out over you it just feels like a comfy, snuggly hug for your whole body … I've found it super relaxing for falling asleep the last few nights, and it looks nice on the end of the bed, too.” 

Buy it: Amazon 

10. Philips Smartsleep Snoring Relief Band; $200

Philips SmartSleep Snoring Relief Band
Philips/Amazon

Few things can disturb your slumber—and that of the ones you love—like loudly sawing logs. Philips’s Smartsleep Snoring Relief Band is designed for people who snore when they’re sleeping on their backs, and according to the company, 86 percent of people who used the band reported reduced snoring after a month. The device wraps around the torso and is equipped with a sensor that delivers vibrations if it detects you moving to sleep on your back; those vibrations stop when you roll onto your side. The next day, you can see how many hours you spent in bed, how many of those hours you spent on your back, and your response rate to the vibrations. The sensor has an algorithm that notes your response rate and tweaks the intensity of vibrations based on that. “This device works exactly as advertised,” one Amazon reviewer wrote. “I’d say it’s perfect.”

Buy it: Amazon

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