25 percent off a Vitamix blender and other good deals happening today

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Today on Amazon, you can save 26 percent—or $90—on a self-cleaning, WiFi-connected Shark ION ROBOT 750 Vacuum. This is what you would call a Very Smart vacuum. For one, you can turn it on from your smartphone using the app. For two, it is Alexa and Google Home compatible. For three, it uses sensors to navigate your floor plan, avoid objects, and clean your floors. The vacuum comes with a charging dock and the battery charge allows for over an hour of cleaning time. That’s at least one more episode of TV that you can now watch! Grab one now for $260.

PowerCore Jump Starter mini

Don’t wait for an emergency to buy a car jump starter. This mini two-in-one car jump starter and 9000mAh power bank can jump start your car 15 times on a single charge. The water-resistant device has a bright, built-in LED (which comes in handy if you have to jump at night) plus two USB charging ports for phones, tablets, and cameras. The whole thing weighs less than two pounds.

The jump starter comes in a carrying case, with clamped jumper cables, a micro-USB-to-USB cable, and a 15V vehicle outlet adapter so you can charge it on the go. Right now you can get it for $60—down from $80.

Another noteworthy Anker deal

Vitamix 5200 Blender

This Vitamix 5200 Blender it currently on sale for 25 percent off—now $299 (was $400). The 10-speed, 64-ounce blender has a cool-running motor that maintains a consistent temperature. The blades are so fast, the friction can turn cold ingredients into warm soup in minutes. Just clean it by adding a small amount of dish soap and water inside the blender and give it a whir.

Paddle board

This Tower Adventurer paddle board holds up to 350 pounds and won’t crack or ding because it’s made of an inflatable, durable PVC material. It’s also got a black grip pad to help you keep your footing. The board comes with a two-year warranty, an adjustable fiberglass paddle, and a pump. What’s nice about an inflatable paddle board is that it’s easy to store. This one weighs under 35 pounds and blows up to be nearly 10 feet long. Once you’re done, let out the air and roll it up. It’s also on sale for 25 percent off—now $450.

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Billy Cadden

Senior Director of Commerce

Billy Cadden is the Senior Director of Commerce for the science, tech, and outdoor group at Recurrent. He began working as the Commerce Editor at PopSci in 2017, where he spent 5 years diving deep into every product he could get his hands on. Cadden splits his time between Bed Stuy, Brooklyn, and Woodstock with his dog Wanda. He spends his time seeking new coffee shops and writing for his solo music project