Don't Miss Out on Friday's Best Amazon Deals

Amazon
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, October 6.

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

Garmin vívoactive HR GPS Smart Watch, Regular fit - Black for $149.99 (list price $249.99)

YI Lite Action Camera, 16MP Real 4K Sports Camera with Built-in WiFi, 2 Inch Touchscreen and 150° Wide Angle Lens - Black for $99.99 (list price $135.99)

TROND Prime II 4-Outlet Mountable Surge Protector Power Strip with USB Charger (4A/20W, White), Right-Angle Flat Plug & 6.6 Feet Long Cord, for Workbench, Nightstand, Dresser, Home, Office & Hotel for $22.99 (list price $26.99)

Sky Viper v2450FPV Streaming Drone with FPV Goggles - 2017 Edition for $98.00 (list price $109.99)

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)

KITCHEN

Staub 11026806 Round Cocotte Oven, 5.5 quart, Burnt Orange/Cinnamon for $235.855 (list price $443.00)

Bodum Brazil French Press Coffee Maker, 1-Liter, 34-Ounce, Off-White, 8-Cup for $17.96 (list price $29.00)

Chefman Electric Glass Digital Tea Kettle with FREE Tea Infuser, Built-In Precision Temperature Control Panel Base & Keep Warm Function, 1.7 Liter/1.8 Quart - RJ11-17-GP for $39.99 (list price $99.99)

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)

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)

Fissler 8.5qt Vitaquick Pressure Cooker 26cm for $219.95 (list price $299.00)

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

Delta 58480-PK In2ition H2Okinetic 5-Setting Two-in-One Handshower Showerhead with MagnaTite technology, Chrome for $94.48 (list price $242.05)

Vintar 16-Color Motion Sensor LED Toilet Night Light, 5-Stage Dimmer, Light Detection for $9.99 (list price $9.99)

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

Zyllion ZMA13BK Shiatsu Pillow Massager with Heat for Car, Home, or Office (Black) for $31.95 (list price $79.95)

Hansderma Skincool Ice Roller At-Home for Face and Body Massage for $21.19 (list price $28.39)

GermGuardian AC4825 3-in-1 Air Purifier with True HEPA Filter, UV-C Sanitizer, Allergen and Odor Reduction, 22-Inch Germ Guardian Air Purifier for $84.99 (list price $149.99)

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

Yakima Highroad Bike Rack, Black for $192.18 (list price $229.00)

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)

Keep Your Cat Busy With a Board Game That Doubles as a Scratch Pad

Cheerble
Cheerble

No matter how much you love playing with your cat, waving a feather toy in front of its face can get monotonous after a while (for the both of you). To shake up playtime, the Cheerble three-in-one board game looks to provide your feline housemate with hours of hands-free entertainment.

Cheerble's board game, which is currently raising money on Kickstarter, is designed to keep even the most restless cats stimulated. The first component of the game is the electronic Cheerble ball, which rolls on its own when your cat touches it with their paw or nose—no remote control required. And on days when your cat is especially energetic, you can adjust the ball's settings to roll and bounce in a way that matches their stamina.

Cheerable cat toy on Kickstarter.
Cheerble

The Cheerble balls are meant to pair with the Cheerble game board, which consists of a box that has plenty of room for balls to roll around. The board is also covered on one side with a platform that has holes big enough for your cat to fit their paws through, so they can hunt the balls like a game of Whack-a-Mole. And if your cat ever loses interest in chasing the ball, the board also includes a built-in scratch pad and fluffy wand toy to slap around. A simplified version of the board game includes the scratch pad without the wand or hole maze, so you can tailor your purchase for your cat's interests.

Cheerble cat board game.
Cheerble

Since launching its campaign on Kickstarter on April 23, Cheerble has raised over $128,000, already blowing past its initial goal of $6416. You can back the Kickstarter today to claim a Cheerble product, with $32 getting you a ball and $58 getting you the board game. You can make your pledge here, with shipping estimated for July 2020.

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.

9 Outdoor Accessories for the Perfect Backyard Party

Amazon/OtterBox
Amazon/OtterBox

Hosting the perfect party in the great outdoors doesn't have to involve you moving any further than your own backyard. Whether you’re looking for games to play with friends, chairs to keep you comfortable, or tents to turn your yard into your own personal campsite, check out some of these essential products that will transform your own patch of nature into a true outdoor oasis.

1. Wine Tumbler; $20

Tumblers from Otterbox
OtterBox

These wine tumblers from Otterbox will make your backyard the toast of the summer. Made from 100 percent stainless steel and lined with copper, these 10-ounce cups will keep your wine at the perfect temperature until the last s’more is eaten and the fire is put out. Each tumbler holds two standard wine pours and has a sweat-resistant design so you can leave your coasters inside. And each tumbler is fitted with a press-in lid, keeping your drink secure whether you’re taking a walk or playing a game with friends.

Buy it: Otterbox

2. Wood-Burning Fire Pit; $300

Wood-burning fire pit from Wayfair.
Martha Stewart/Wayfair

This steel wood-burning fire pit is exactly what you need to create a little ambiance once the moon is out and friends and family are ready to unwind with some roasted marshmallows. The pit itself is only a few feet across, so you'll be able to build a cozy fire for a handful of people, and the mesh screen that secures over it will keep the sparks away from you and your party. 

Buy it: Wayfair

3. Kabob Grilling Baskets; $17

Kebob grilling baskets on UncommonGoods.
UncommonGoods

No backyard adventure is complete without a tasty meal, and these kabob grilling baskets will help you spend less time on the grill and more time enjoying the beauty of nature. These baskets can be packed with all the ingredients you could ever want for kabobs, and without wooden skewers involved, you’ll avoid any unwanted splinters in your meal. With the ability to customize each basket, you’ll have the flexibility to create the perfect portable dinner for guests (or just for yourself).

Buy it: UncommonGoods

4. Beer Caddy; $25

A beer caddy on Amazon.
LEGACY/Amazon

Beer lovers won’t have to worry about foregoing a cold one while spending some time outside. This soft cotton canvas caddy can hold up to six bottles or cans, and it comes with a removable inner divider, so you have the flexibility of mixing and matching different-sized beverages. Its attached bottle opener—which is hooked to the caddy via a retractable cord— can be stowed in a side pocket for quick access, allowing you to open your drinks with ease.

Buy it: Amazon

5. Outdoor Jenga; $119

A large outdoor Jenga game
Jenga/Amazon

Mix up the usual ghost stories and campfire singalongs with this giant game of outdoor Jenga. Fifteen times larger than the size of a standard Jenga game, these extra-large Jenga blocks can stack up to over 5 feet high and are the perfect size for a deck or beach towel. This set comes with a portable bag for all the blocks so you can easily transport the game from one spot in the backyard to another.

Buy it: Amazon

6. and 7. Camping Chair; $30 and Loveseat Camping Chair; $73

A Colman outdoor chair on Amazon.
Coleman/Amazon

If you’re not a fan of sitting on wet grass or getting bugs on your clothes, this camping chair from Coleman will help you kick back in style. The chair has a cushioned seat and back for maximum outdoor comfort, and it also has a built-in four-can cooler pouch to keep cold beverages handy. It even comes with a nifty side pocket for books, magazines, and newspapers.

An outdoor loveseat that's available on Amazon.
Goplus/Amazon

For anyone who hates toting multiple chairs outside, check out this loveseat-style camping chair! Its ergonomic design seats two people with ease, and it’s supported by a rust-resistant steel frame and weather-resistant fabric for withstanding the elements (or just a shower from a nearby sprinkler). Even though it can hold up to 400 pounds of weight, the chair itself weighs only 11 pounds, making it an ideal choice for anyone who wants to avoid making extra trips to the garage for gear.

Buy itAmazon (camping chair); Amazon (loveseat)

8. Camping Hammock; $29-$40

A hammock that's available on Amazon.
Wise Owl Outfitters/Amazon

If you're one to go a bit horizontal toward the end of a party, take a look at this hammock from Wise Owl Outfitters. Made from heavy-duty parachute nylon, this hammock is incredibly durable and can be secured to trees with a simple set of straps. The hammock comes in two different sizes, a twin and a full, so you can choose the size that's right for you. And best of all? The largest one weighs only 26 ounces, making it easy to take comfort on the go.

Buy it: Amazon

9. Magnetic Door House Tent; $172

A magnetic door house tent on Wayfair.
Wayfair

Mosquitos, flies, and other outdoor pests don’t stand a chance against this portable screened-in porch from Wayfair. This outdoor sanctuary is big enough to fit a picnic table (and all of your friends) inside, and it features two magnetic-close front and back doors. This tent even comes with a 10-year warranty, so you can rest easy knowing that it will provide you with backyard adventures—and zero bug bites—for years to come.

Buy it: Wayfair

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.