This Week's Best Amazon Deals You Can Still Get

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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 3.

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GADGETS, TOYS, AND MEDIA

Anker Astro E1 5200mAh Candy bar-Sized Ultra Compact Portable Charger (External Battery Power Bank) with High-Speed Charging PowerIQ Technology (Blue) for $19.99 (list price $49.99)

Ailihen I35 Headphones with Microphone Stereo Lightweight Adjustable Foldable Headset for Cellphones Smartphones iPhone iPod Laptop Computer Mp3/4 (Green Purple) for $19.98 (list price $29.99)

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)

Digital Voice Recorder by Yemenren, 8GB 3072Kbps Sound Audio Recorder Dictaphone, Double Microphone, Metal Casing, Voice Activated for $29.99 (list price $99.98)

Roku Streaming Stick (3600R) | Portable HD Streaming Player, Quad-Core Processor, Dual-Band Wi-Fi, Point Anywhere Remote (Certified Refurbished) for $31.99 (list price $49.99)

GMYLE Matte Rubber Coated Soft Touch Plastic Hard Case Print Frosted for MacBook Air 13 inch (Model: A1369 and A1466) - White Marble Pattern Shell Cover for $12.98 (list price $34.98)

YI Action Camera (US Edition) Lime Green for $69.99 (list price $109.99)

Google Wifi system (set of 3) - Router replacement for whole home coverage for $264.00 (list price $299.00)

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

Mpow Selfie Stick Bluetooth, iSnap X Extendable Monopod with Built-in Bluetooth Remote Shutter for iPhone 7/7P/6s/6P/5S, Galaxy S5/S6/S7/S8, Google, LG V20, Huawei and More(Black) for $9.99 (list price $18.99)

Jelly Comb 2.4G Slim Wireless Mouse with Nano Receiver, Less Noise, Portable Mobile Optical Mice for Notebook, PC, Laptop, Computer, Macbook - White and Gold for $9.95 (list price $19.99)

KITCHEN

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)

BZY 14oz Glass Tea Cup with a Lid & Strainer , Portable Cute Cat Tail Heat Resistant Mugs ,Free with a Coasters for $15.99 (list price $39.90)

Bentgo Kids Childrens Lunch Box - Bento-styled Lunch Solution Offers Durable, Leak-proof, On-the-go Meal and Snack Packing (Blue) for $27.99 (list price $39.99)

Lodge Cast Iron Skillet, 12-inch for $17.39 (list price $37.00)

Oenophilia Bali Wine Rack, Natural - 10 Bottle for $56.96 (list price $68.00)

[10-Piece Set] Royal Air-Tight Food Storage Container Set - Durable Plastic - BPA Free - Clear Plastic with Black Lids for $64.97 (list price $99.99)

Estilo Stainless Steel Magnetic Knife Bar 15 3/4 Inch for $12.79 (list price $15.99)

MAIRICO Ultra Sharp Premium Heavy Duty Kitchen Shears and Multi Purpose Scissors for $12.95 (list price $35.99)

Planetary Glass Set by ThinkGeek for $59.00 (list price $64.79)

Star Wars Death Star Waffle Maker for $39.40 (list price $65.25)

Professional Bib Apron (Set of 2, Black, 32 x 28 inches) - Durable, String Adjustable, Machine Washable, Comfortable, Easy Care - by Utopia Wear for $10.99 (list price $19.99)

HOME

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)

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

Honey-Can-Do HMP-03770 Bamboo Laundry Hamper with Natural Liner, 16 by 13 by 25-Inch for $24.33 (list price $44.82)

Collapsible Storage Bin Basket [3-Pack] EZOWare Foldable Canvas Fabric Tweed Storage Cube Bin Set With Handles - Brown / Gray For Home Office Closet for $19.99 (list price $49.99)

Umbra Pillar Accessory Organizer for $20.62 (list price $25.00)

DII Indoor/Outdoor Natural Coir Easy Clean Rubber Back Entry Way Doormat For Patio, Front Door, All Weather Exterior Doors, 18 x 30" - Cactus for $15.95 (list price $19.99)

WOLTU Shoe Rack 8-Tiers 24 Pairs Tower Shelves Storage Organizer Stand Cabinet Easy to Assemble ACSR1005blk for $23.99 (list price $46.99)

Zuo Modern Park West Coffee Table, Walnut for $237.14 (list price $309.99)

Soap dispenser, Touchless Stainless Steel Automatic Soap Dispenser, IR Infrared Motion Sensor Hand Free Dish Soap for Kitchen and Bathroom for $26.99 (list price $71.99)

Essential Oil Diffuser Aiho 500ml Aromatherapy Diffuser Ultrasonic Cool Mist Humidifier with 7 Color LED Lights, 4 Timer Settings and Auto Shut-Off for Office Home Living Room for $20.99 (list price $28.99)

EatSmart Precision Digital Bathroom Scale with Extra Large Lighted Display for $17.95 (list price $29.95)

iRobot Roomba 650 Robot Vacuum with Manufacturer's Warranty for $299.99 (list price $374.00)

OFFICE, SCHOOL, AND CRAFTS

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

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)

AmazonBasics Hanging File Folders - Letter Size (25 Pack) - Green for $7.69 (list price $8.99)

BIC Round Stic Xtra Life Ball Pen, Medium Point (1.0 mm), Black, 36-Count for $3.79 (list price $10.25)

Oxford Heavy Weight Index Cards, 3" x 5", Ruled, White, 100/Pack (63500) for $5.64 (list price $8.84)

Satechi Aluminum USB Headphone Stand Holder with Three USB 3.0 Ports and 3.5mm AUX port - Suitable For All Headphone Sizes (Silver) for $34.99 (list price $39.99)

Pro Art 18-Piece Sketch/Draw Pencil Set for $6.26 (list price $9.95)

Arteza Sketch Book, 9X12" (68lb/100g, 100 Sheets, 2 Pack) for $20.99 (list price $63.99)

Fred FLYING COLORS Rainbow Tape Dispenser for $10.08 (list price $12.00)

Desk Organizer , Pen and Pencil Holder with Picture Frame By Pensali - Office Supplies Space Saver - Made of Premium Suede Base Faux Leather - Strong Magnetic Clasp - Attractive Design for $21.99 (list price $49.99)

Tech Tools Hand Pen Holder with Magnetic Back - Desktop Madness Series (HS-8040) for $18.29 (list price $19.95)

Epson Expression Home XP-340 Wireless Color Photo Printer with Scanner and Copier for $44.99 (list price $54.99)

HEALTH AND BEAUTY

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

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)

Gentleman Jon Complete Wet Shave Kit | Includes 6 Items: One Safety Razor, One Badger Hair Brush, One Alum Block, One Shave Soap, One Stainless Steel Bowl and Five Razor Blades for $55.00 (list price $75.00)

B.I.G. Natural Pre Shave Oil, 60 ml for $12.95 (list price $25.00)

TheraFlow Dual Foot Massager Roller (Large) - Relieve Plantar Fasciitis, Heel, Foot Arch Pain - Stress Relief - Detailed Instructions Included - Acupressure/ Reflexology Tool - Perfect Gift for $17.95 (list price $49.99)

MUST HAVE Prophet and Tools Beard Oil and Beard Comb Kit! Unscented All-In-One Leave-in Conditioner, Softener, Shine and Faster Beard Growth - 0% Alcohol, Vegan and Nuts-Free for $13.98 (list price $19.99)

Arm & Hammer Essentials Natural Deodorant, Unscented 2.5oz for $1.88 (list price $4.00)

Goody Hand Mirror #27847 (Pack of 1), 11 Inch, Colors may vary for $5.87 (list price $14.99)

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

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)

Coleman Oversized Quad Chair with Cooler for $24.95 (list price $36.99)

Coleman Road Trip Propane Portable Grill LXE for $124.36 (list price $189.99)

Penn Championship Regular Duty Tennis Balls, 12 Can Case, 36 Balls (Packaging May Vary) for $39.99 (list price $52.05)

Fitbit Alta Band, BeneStellar Silicone Replacement Band for Fitbit Alta HR and Alta Band With Metal Clasp (Classic) for $19.99 (list price $49.99)

Spalding NBA Street Basketball for $12.21 (list price $17.99)

MiiR Insulated Growler Bottle, Blue, 64-Ounce for $43.76 (list price $54.95)

Salton SP1503 Electric S'More Maker, Stainless Steel for $45.99 (list price $49.99)

TOOLS

Bosch GLM 35 Laser Measure, 120-Feet for $69.00 (list price $79.99)

Epica Digital Emergency Solar Hand Crank AM/FM/NOAA Radio, Flashlight, Smartphone Charger with NOAA Certified Weather Alert & Cable-ONE CABLE DOES ALL for $21.95 (list price $39.95)

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)

Black & Decker 71-912 Drill and Screw Bit Set, 45-Piece for $7.88 (list price $13.64)

DEWALT DW4856 Metal/Woodcutting Reciprocating Saw Blade Set, 6-Piece for $9.99 (list price $21.23)

Gerber Suspension Multi-Plier [22-01471] for $24.49 (list price $26.84)

SZHOWORLD® Portable Brass Screw Lock D-shape Key Holder Creative EDC Keychain tool for $8.99 (list price $29.99)

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)

14 Retro Gifts for Millennials

Ravi Palwe, Unsplash
Ravi Palwe, Unsplash

Millennials were born between 1981 and 1996, which means the pop culture they grew up with is officially retro. No matter what generation you belong to, consider these gifts when shopping for the Millennials in your life this holiday season.

1. Reptar Funko Pop!; $29

Amazon

This vinyl Reptar figurine from Funko is as cool as anything you’d find in the rugrats’ toy box. The monster dinosaur has been redesigned in classic Pop! style, making it a perfect desk or shelf accessory for the grown-up Nickelodeon fan. It also glows in the dark, which should appeal to anyone’s inner child.

Buy it: Amazon

2. Dragon Ball Z Slippers; $20

Hot Topic

You don’t need to change out of your pajamas to feel like a Super Saiyan. These slippers are emblazoned with the same kanji Goku wears on his gi in Dragon Ball Z: one for training under King Kai and one for training with Master Roshi. And with a soft sherpa lining, the footwear feels as good as it looks.

Buy it: Hot Topic

3. The Pokémon Cookbook; $15

Hop Topic

What do you eat after a long day of training and catching Pokémon? Any dish in The Pokémon Cookbook is a great option. This book features more than 35 recipes inspired by creatures from the Pokémon franchise, including Poké Ball sushi rolls and mashed Meowth potatoes.

Buy it: Hot Topic

4. Lisa Frank Activity Book; $5

Urban Outfitters

Millennials will never be too old for Lisa Frank, especially when the artist’s playful designs come in a relaxing activity book. Watercolor brings the rainbow characters in this collection to life. Just gather some painting supplies and put on a podcast for a relaxing, nostalgia-fueled afternoon.

Buy it: Urban Outfitters

5. Shoebox Tape Recorder with USB; $28

Amazon

The days of recording mix tapes don’t have to be over. This device looks and functions just like tape recorders from the pre-smartphone era. And with a USB port as well as a line-in jack and built-in mic, users can easily import their digital music collection onto retro cassette tapes.

Buy it: Amazon

6. Days of the Week Scrunchie Set; $12

Urban Outfitters

Millennials can be upset that a trend from their youth is old enough to be cool again, or they can embrace it. This scrunchie set is for anyone happy to see the return of the hair accessory. The soft knit ponytail holders come in a set of five—one for each day of the school (or work) week.

Buy it: Urban Outfitters

7. D&D Graphic T-shirt; $38-$48

80s Tees

The perfect gift for the Dungeon Master in your life, this graphic tee is modeled after the cover of the classic Dungeons & Dragons rule book. It’s available in sizes small through 3XL.

Buy it: 80s Tees

8. Chuck E. Cheese T-shirt; $36-$58

80s Tees

Few Millennials survived childhood without experiencing at least one birthday party at Chuck E. Cheese. This retro T-shirt sports the brand’s original name: Chuck E. Cheese’s Pizza Time Theatre. It may be the next-best gift for a Chuck E. Cheese fan behind a decommissioned animatronic.

Buy it: 80s Tees

9. The Nightmare Before Christmas Picnic Blanket Bag; $40

Shop Disney

Fans of Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas will recognize the iconic scene on the front of this messenger bag. Unfold it and the bag becomes a blanket fit for a moonlit picnic among the pumpkins. The bottom side is waterproof and the top layer is made of soft fleece.

Buy it: Shop Disney

10. Toy Story Alien Socks; $15

Shop Disney

You don’t need to be skilled at the claw machine to take home a pair of these socks. Decorated with the aliens from Toy Story, they’re made from soft-knit fabric and are big enough to fit adult feet.

Buy it: Shop Disney

11. Goosebumps Board Game; $24

Amazon

Fans that read every book in R.L. Stine’s series growing up can now play the Goosebumps board game. In this game, based on the Goosebumps movie, players take on the role of their favorite monster from the series and race to the typewriter at the end of the trail of manuscripts.

Buy it: Amazon

12. Tamagotchi Mini; $19

Amazon

If you know someone who killed their Tamagotchi in the '90s, give them another chance to show off their digital pet-care skills. This Tamagotchi is a smaller, simplified version of the original game. It doubles as a keychain, so owners have no excuse to forget to feed their pet.

Buy it: Amazon

13. SNES Classic; $275

Amazon

The SNES Classic is much easier to find now than when it first came out, and it's still just as entertaining for retro video game fans. This mini console comes preloaded with 21 Nintendo games, including Super Mario Kart and Street Fighter II.

Buy it: Amazon

14. Planters Cheez Balls; $24

Amazon

Planters revived its Cheez Balls in 2018 after pulling them from shelves nearly a decade earlier. To Millennials unaware of that fact, this gift could be their dream come true. The throwback snack even comes in the classic canister fans remember.

Buy it: Amazon

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10 Great Gifts for Teens

Fjallraven/Polaroid
Fjallraven/Polaroid

If it’s been a few years since you were a teenager, you might be feeling at a loss when it comes to finding the perfect gift for the teen in your life. But you don’t have to worry—we’ve culled the internet to figure out what’s cool these days, and we found 10 items to suit any teen (and any price point).

1. Fjällräven Kånken Mini Classic Backpack for Everyday; $70

Fjällräven/Amazon

Fjällräven’s Kånken backpack was originally introduced in 1978 as an affordable and comfortable bag for Swedish schoolchildren, but it recently took off as a trend among American high schoolers and college students. With 43 different color options, chances are you’ll be able to find the perfect trendy backpack for the teen in your life.

Buy it: Amazon

2. Hydro Flask Standard-Mouth Water Bottle; $30–$35

Hydro Flask/Amazon

Hydro Flasks aren’t only trendy, they’re sturdy and environmentally friendly. Plus, they keep hot drinks warm and icy drinks cool for an absurdly long amount of time. The standard-mouth water bottle is currently available on Amazon in 17 different colors, but the brand also offers tumbler cups and coffee mugs depending on your niece/nephew/cousin/friend/child’s preference.

Buy it: Amazon

3. Polaroid Originals OneStep+ Bluetooth-Connected Instant Film Camera; $140

Polaroid Originals/Amazon

Teens can kick it back old school with this Polaroid camera that hides some surprisingly contemporary features. Using a special app, users can fine-tune their camera settings to suit their personal tastes. Plus, this camera makes it possible to capture two scenes in a single frame, so it's that much easier to create uniquely artsy Polaroid pics.

Buy it: Amazon

4. 4th-Generation Echo Dot with Clock; $60

Amazon

Tech-wise, the fourth-generation Echo Dot is almost identical to its third-generation predecessor. But the updated spherical design seems poised to make the Echo Dot a worthy contender for traditional alarm clocks—the speaker face shows the time and it even includes a tap-to-snooze function for drowsy sleepers.

Buy it: Amazon

5. Bubble Tea Kit; $38

Uncommon Goods

Part of the reason bubble tea is so popular is that it’s customizable—and what could be more customizable than making it yourself? This kit, made by an Atlanta-based couple, comes with two reusable straws and enough supplies to make up to eight servings.

Buy it: Uncommon Goods

6. Mixtape Card Game; $20

Uncommon Goods

This party game challenges players to find the perfect songs to suit specific prompts. Some cards might prompt players to use Spotify or Youtube to search for the songs with the best guitar solos, while other cards call for participants to play their “favorite slow dance love jam from junior high.” This game is sure to be a hit at any high school sleepover or house party—or, in true 2020 style, at any digital hangout or Zoom meeting.

Buy it: Uncommon Goods

7. Giant Flour Tortilla Throw Blanket; $18-$35

Mermaker/Amazon

This goofy double-sided blanket turns any human into a giant-size burrito, and it comes in four different sizes to suit any height. One reviewer even went so far as to say that “once you wrap yourself in it, you will be convinced that you are a burrito.”

Buy it: Amazon

8. The Cup of Destiny; $22

Shelter Harbor Press/Amazon

Here’s a prediction: Your hunt for the perfect gift is almost over. This kit is ideal for the teenager who is fascinated by the supernatural and loves exploring new ideas. Included, you’ll find a 96-page illustrated instruction book along with a cup and a saucer marked with patterns and symbols.

Buy it: Amazon

9. Wreck This Journal: Now in Color; $9

Penguin Books/Amazon

This journal is not intended to be pretty. It’s made for messiness and exploration and a little bit of chaos. Artistic-minded teens will love filling out pages that prompt them to catalog various stains or poke holes through the paper. Reviewers say it’s not only a source of creative inspiration, though—it’s also a stress reliever. And considering that the middle-school and high-school years aren’t exactly known for being relaxing, this journal could be a welcome reprieve from the daily pressure of managing homework and a social life.

Buy it: Amazon

10. Therapy Dough; $15

Uncommon Goods

Some teens focus better and relax more easily when they have something to fidget with. If the teen in your life fits that description, this therapy dough may be the perfect gift for them. Each 4.5-ounce container is infused with essential oils like lavender, eucalyptus, orange, or pine, making relaxation smell delicious (and all natural!).

Buy it: Uncommon Goods

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