Get This Weekend's Best Amazon Deals

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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 16.

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

Hero5 Black - 1 Year Manufacturer Hero 5 Warranty - Bulk Packaging for $367.97 (list price $449.99)

Fremo Evo - an intelligent Battery Base for 2nd Generation Echo Dot. ("Alexa" unlimited)(EVO Black) for $29.99 (list price $35.00)

ZVE Universal 2 in 1 Aluminum Desktop Charging Stand Dock Cradle for Apple IWatch, Smart Phones and Tablets Up to 12.9 inches - Rose Gold for $17.98 (list price $56.99)

Certified Refurbished Amazon Echo for $79.99 (list price $164.99)

TP-LINK DOCSIS 3.0 High Speed Cable Modem Certified for XFINITY, Time Warner (TC-7620) for $59.99 (list price $89.99)

Samsung Gear 360 Real 360° High Resolution VR Camera (US Version with Warranty) for $99.95 (list price $349.99)

Huion New 1060 Plus Graphic Drawing Tablet with Built-in 8GB MicroSD Card and 12 Express Keys for $82.99 (list price $89.99)

Logitech Create iPad Pro 9.7 Backlit Keyboard Case – Smart Connector – iOS Shortcuts – Black for $107.99 (list price $129.99)

iPhone 7S 7 6S 6 Screen Protector Glass, amFilm iPhone 7S, 7 Tempered Glass Screen Protector for Apple iPhone 7, iPhone 6S, iPhone 6 2016, 2015 (2-Pack) for $7.99 (list price $29.99)

Samsung 128GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive Fit (MUF-128BB/AM) for $36.89 (list price $39.95)

LBell Wireless Headphones V4.1 Wireless Stereo earbuds Built-in CVC6.0 Noise Cancellation Stereo Bluetooth Headphones with Mic and Apt-x for iPhone and Android Phones (White) for $22.99 (list price $76.99)

Anker Bluetooth Ultra-Slim Keyboard for iPad Air 2 / Air, iPad Pro, iPad mini 4 / 3 / 2 / 1, iPad 4 / 3 / 2 , New iPad 9.7"(2017), Galaxy Tabs and Other Mobile Devices (White) for $17.99 (list price $25.99)

KITCHEN

Cuisinart WAF-F20 Double Belgian Waffle Maker, Stainless Steel for $82.39 (list price $89.99)

Kitchen Drawer Organizer, Expandable Utensil Organizer, Silverware Organizer, Bamboo Flatware Drawer Organizer - By: Bambüsi for $17.99 (list price $29.99)

Royal Stainless Steel Silverware Set Mirror Polished Utensils (20-Piece Flatware Set) for $27.95 (list price $59.99)

Stainless Steel Cups by SeaTurtle - Family Pack Cup of 4, 2 Sizes - Kids and Toddler Friendly for $24.95 (list price $39.99)

J.K. Adams 19-Inch-by-2-Inch Maple Wood Rolling Dowel for $15.00 (list price $17.00)

Hoan Bagel Guillotine Slicer, White for $16.16 (list price $17.99)

Bormioli Rocco Aquaria Bedside Carafe with Tumbler, 27-1/2-Ounce, Gift Boxed, Clear for $14.99 (list price $25.69)

Prepworks by Progressive Magnetic Measuring Spoons, Stainless Steel - Set of 5 for $14.98 (list price $19.99)

Riedel VINUM Reisling Grand Cru/Zinfandel Glasses, Pay for 3 get 4 for $74.93 (list price $88.50)

Cuisinart CCO-50BKN Deluxe Electric Can Opener, Black for $19.45 (list price $40.00)

Victorinox 10.25 Inch Fibrox Pro Curved Bread Knife with Serrated Edge for $29.99 (list price $66.00)

Chef's INSPIRATIONS Plastic Cutting Board - 3 Piece Set, Green and White for $16.97 (list price $29.97)

Zojirushi BB-PAC20 Home Bakery Virtuoso Breadmaker with Gluten Free Menu setting for $254.99 (list price $325.00)

HOME

mDesign Free Standing Toilet Paper Holder with Shelf for Bathroom - Matte Black for $19.99 (list price $24.99)

AIRMEGA 300 The Smarter Air Purifier (Covers 1256 sq. ft.) for $454.31 (list price $649.00)

BLACK+DECKER Allure Professional Steam Iron, Dynamic Steam Technology, Blue, D3030 for $34.54 (list price $49.99)

URPOWER 2nd Generation 300ml Aroma Essential Oil Diffuser Ultrasonic Air Humidifier with AUTO Shut off and 6-7 HOURS Continuous Diffusing - 7 Color Changing LED Lights and 4 Timer Settings for $19.99 (list price $49.99)

ArtNaturals Aromatherapy Top 8 Essential Oils, 100% Pure of The Highest Quality, Peppermint/Tee Tree/Rosemary/Orange/Lemongrass/Lavender/Eucalyptus/Frankincense, Therapeutic Grade for $17.95 (list price $32.95)

Superior 900 GSM Luxury Bathroom Towels, Made of 100% Premium Long-Staple Combed Cotton, Set of 2 Hotel & Spa Quality Bath Towels - White, 30" x 55" each for $32.99 (list price $42.99)

Large Cotton Rope Storage Baskets with Handles 15 x14 x14, Set of 2 Toy Chest Closet Organization, Soft Durable Nursery Room Decor, Gift Baskets for $22.99 (list price $38.00)

HC Collection Bed Sheet & Pillowcase Set HOTEL LUXURY 1800 Series Egyptian Quality Bedding Collection! Deep Pocket, Wrinkle & Fade Resistant,Luxurious,Comfortable,Extremely Durable(Queen, Grey) for $24.99 (list price $69.99)

Mellanni Bed Sheet Set - Brushed Microfiber 1800 Bedding - Wrinkle, Fade, Stain Resistant - Hypoallergenic - 4 Piece (Queen, White) for $24.70 (list price $59.99)

SEI 18.5-Inch Indoor/Outdoor Round Metal Accent Table, Orange for $69.99 (list price $104.98)

Seville Classics 3-Tier Resin Slat Utility Shoe Rack, Espresso for $29.99 (list price $34.40)

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

OFFICE, SCHOOL, AND CRAFTS

Brother HL-L2300D Monochrome Laser Printer with Duplex Printing for $79.99 (list price $89.99)

AmazonBasics 6-Sheet High-Security Micro-Cut Paper and Credit Card Shredder for $44.99 (list price $49.99)

DYMO LabelWriter 450 Super Bundle - FREE Label Printer with 4 rolls of Shipping, File Folder and Multi-Purpose Labels (1957331) for $69.95 (list price $99.99)

Rubbermaid Extra Deep Desk Drawer Director Tray, Plastic, 11.875 x 15 x 2.5 Inches, Black (11906ROS) for $6.79 (list price $10.89)

Safco Products 3263BL Onyx Mesh Desktop Organizer with 3 Vertical Sections/2 Baskets, Black for $29.42 (list price $38.49)

Duck Brand EZ Start Packaging Tape with One Handed Dispenser, 1.88-Inch x 55.5-Yard Roll, Single Roll, Clear (1259457) for $3.07 (list price $11.14)

Duck Brand Brown Kraft Paper Roll, 2.5 Feet x 30 Feet (280742) for $4.27 (list price $8.60)

EXPO 2-in-1 Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 8-Count for $12.68 (list price $25.16)

Scribbles That Matter (Iconic version) Dotted Journal Notebook Diary A5 - Elastic Band - Beautiful Designer Cover - Premium Thick Paper (Teal) for $19.99 (list price $24.99)

Uni-Ball Jetstream Retractable Ball Point Pens,0.7mm, Black Ink, 3-Count for $7.30 (list price $10.49)

Prismacolor Premier Colored Pencils, Soft Core, 72-Count for $24.00 (list price $33.49)

HEALTH AND BEAUTY

Umbra Tesora Jewelry Stand, Concrete/Copper for $25.50 (list price $30.00)

CeraVe Renewing System, SA Renewing Cream, 12 oz. for $17.47 (list price $19.97)

Cure Natural Aqua Gel, 250 ml for $25.70 (list price $49.00)

KIPOZI Professional Titanium Hair Straightener Flat Iron with Digital LCD Display ,Dual Voltage,Instant Heat Up(1.75 inch,black) for $35.09 (list price $99.00)

Folding Travel Mirror with Light - 1X and 5X LED Lighted Travel Makeup Mirror, Magnifying, Handheld Mirror, Pouch & Batteries Included, Rose Gold for $21.88 (list price $29.88)

Braun Silk-epil 9 Skinspa 9-961V 5-in-1 Epilator/Epilation Exfoliation & Skin Care System for $129.82 (list price $164.99)

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

Glycolic Acid Exfoliating Cleanser - Anti-Aging + Acne Face Wash w AHA For Wrinkles, Lines & Spots Reduction - Natural Blend of Best Rosehip & Tea Tree Oils + Jojoba Beads For a Deep Clean… for $18.99 (list price $35.99)

Activated Charcoal Natural Teeth Whitening Powder by Pro Teeth Whitening Co® | High Quality Grey Charcoal (non abrasive and proven safe for enamel) From Coconut Shells | Manufactured in England for $10.99 (list price $29.99)

OUTDOORS, GARDEN, AND SPORTS

Speedo MDR 2.4 Goggles, Charcoal Black/Clear, One Size for $19.60 (list price $24.99)

Repel Windproof Travel Umbrella with Teflon Coating for $21.95 (list price $27.95)

9 Can Cooler, Gray for $12.95 (list price $29.99)

Saris Bones 2 Bike Trunk Rack, Black for $123.97 (list price $154.99)

Scotts 2000-20 20-Inch Classic Push Reel Lawn Mower for $129.99 (list price $181.40)

WORX TURBINE 12 Amp Corded Leaf Blower with 110 MPH and 600 CFM Output and Variable Speed Control – WG520 for $54.24 (list price $59.99)

Char-Griller 1515 Patio Pro Charcoal Grill for $67.99 (list price $89.01)

Tourna Mesh Carry Bag of 18 Tennis Balls for $15.47 (list price $19.99)

Fitbit Flex 2, Black (US Version) for $59.95 (list price $99.95)

Running Belt – Fanny Pack – iPhone 6 , 7 Plus Pouch for Runners - Best Fitness Gear for Hands Free Workout – Reflective Waist Pack by Sport2People for $14.97 (list price $37.47)

TOOLS

Command Large Double Bath Hook, Satin Nickel, 1-Hook, 1-Large Water-Resistant Strip for $10.12 (list price $14.43)

Greenco Super Strong Foldable Step Stool for Adults and Kids - 11 inches in Height, Holds up to 300 Lb for $10.99 (list price $18.99)

ThruNite Archer 2A V3 Cool White 500 Lumens AA LED Flashlight for $29.99 (list price $45.95)

Channellock E337CB E Series 7-Inch Diagonal Cutting Plier with Lap XLT Joint and Code Blue Grips for $23.79 (list price $33.93)

Topeak The Mini 9-Function Bicycle Tool for $15.45 (list price $16.95)

Channellock 8WCB WideAzz Adjustable Wrench with Code Blue Grips, 1-1/2-Inch Opening- 8-Inch Overall Length for $22.26 (list price $29.96)

Milwaukee 2407-22 M12 3/8 Drill Driver Kit for $109.00 (list price $233.00)

Bosch DDB181-02 18-Volt Lithium-Ion 1/2-Inch Compact Tough Drill/Driver Kit with 2 Batteries, Charger and Contractor Bag for $99.00 (list price $159.00)

Tacklife Advanced Laser Measure 262Feet Digital Laser Distance Meter Mute Rangfinder Digital Tape Measure with Pythagorean Mode, Area, Volume Calculation for $39.97 (list price $89.99)

BOSTITCH BTFP3KIT 3-Tool and Compressor Combo Kit for $199.00 (list price $530.00)

Jeronic Folding Step Stool, Red for $9.99 (list price $16.99)

Friday’s Best Amazon Deals Include Digital Projectors, Ugly Christmas Sweaters, and Speakers

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Amazon
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, December 4. 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!

10 Harry Potter LEGO Sets to Get Fans This Holiday Season

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Harry Potter/LEGO/Target

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The magic of Harry Potter continues to amaze children all over the globe, especially when the cherished series is combined with the LEGO brand. And if you have a builder on your list who's obsessed with the series, we've compiled a list of 10 great sets you can pick up for the holidays.

1. Diagon Alley; $400

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This set includes more than 5000 pieces to use to build storefronts, props, and the interiors of Diagon Alley. From Flourish and Blotts to Fred and George Weasley’s Wizard Wheezes, you’ll be able to go shopping here every day.

Buy it: LEGO

2. Attack on the Burrows; $100

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Many fans will remember when the Death Eaters attacked the Weasley home in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009). This set helps fans build their topsy-turvy house just before Bellatrix arrives to destroy it all.

Buy it: Target

3. Hogwarts Astronomy Tower; $100

Harry Potter/LEGO

The Hogwarts Astronomy Tower is a truly iconic location. Just below the top of the tower, fans can build the Ravenclaw dormitories and common room. Below is Professor Slughorn’s potions office, where he keeps many secrets.

Buy it: LEGO

4. Quidditch Match; $40

Harry Potter/LEGO

Throughout Harry’s time at Hogwarts, not only has he managed to save the school every year, but he also carved out plenty of time to play Quidditch. This set lets fans build the pitch, complete with viewing stands for each house; three goal posts; and all the tools needed to play the game, like a Quaffle, a Bludger, and, of course, a Golden Snitch.

Buy it: LEGO

5. LEGO Harry Potter Advent Calendar; $40

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As we start to inch closer to Christmas day, many like to celebrate with Advent calendars. This Advent calendar made by LEGO features elements from the Potter films, including minifigures and props.

Buy it: LEGO

6. Hogwarts Castle; $400

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For the ultimate LEGO Harry Potter experience, building the Hogwarts Castle is a must. With over 6000 pieces, fans can build each area the castle has to offer, from the Great Hall to the Chamber of Secrets deep below.

Buy it: Amazon

7. Hogwarts Express; $64

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So many great memories have happened at Platform 9¾, and now, fans can make the journey themselves with this 801-piece set, complete with platform, train, and a wall to go through. There might even be an enemy aboard, but you’ll have to find them.

Buy it: Amazon

8. Hagrid's Hut: Buckbeak's Rescue; $60

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Hagrid is the honorary fourth member of the gang, and by proxy so is Buckbeak, his Hippogriff. The pivotal moment when Hermione and Harry go back in time to save Buckbeak has now been transformed into a set for fans to build.

Buy it: LEGO

9. Hogwarts Clock Tower; $90

Harry Potter/LEGO

This 922-piece set shows fans everything that goes on inside the clock tower, from the Prefects' bathroom to Dumbledore’s office to the Hospital Wing. Reenact the Yule Ball with all the icy decorations and minifigures of Madame Maxime, Fleur Delacour, and Viktor Krum.

Buy it: Amazon

10. Beauxbatons' Carriage: Arrival at Hogwarts; $50

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If you are going to build the Hogwarts Express, it seems fitting to also build another iconic mode of transportation: the Beauxbatons' carriage. In the Goblet of Fire, the all-girls French wizarding school decided to arrive at Hogwarts in style with this flying carriage. The carriage even has some secret compartments that will make the journey even more fun.

Buy it: LEGO

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