25 percent off microscope kits and other good deals happening today

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Microscope kits



Today only, save up to 25 percent on three AmScope microscope products, including a 100-piece prepared slide set, microscope kit, and a compound microscope with a USB camera. You can plug it into your computer, live stream, and capture still images from the slides.

Silk-épil 9 epilator

Braun Amazon


Today on Amazon, enjoy smooth savings on a Braun Silk-épil 9 epilator. The device, basically a rotating cast of tiny tweezers that pull out your hair, has a pivoting head and can be used wet or dry. It holds a 40-minute charge, and comes with extra attachments for body exfoliation, massages, and shaving or trimming. The built-in SmartLight makes it easier to see fine or lighter hairs. It’s 33 percent off—now down to $110.

Amazon devices

Mother’s Day savings Amazon


Amazon still has most of their devices on sale for Mother’s Day. Snag products like a Kindle, Echo, or Fire TV for $20-$30 less.

Fire Tablets

Fire 8 — Now $60 (was $80).

Fire 10 — Now $120 (was $150).


Kindle — Now $60 (was $80).

Kindle Paperwhite — Now $100 (was $120).


Echo Dot — Now $40 (was $50).

Echo — Now $85 (was $100).

Echo Spot — Now $110 (was $130).

Echo Show — Now $160 (was $230).

Fire TV

Fire TV Stick — Now $30 (was $40).

Fire TV — Now $50 (was $70).

Fire TV Stick and Dot bundle — Now $65 (was $90).

Amazon Cloud Cam — Now $100 (was $120).

Tea and accessories

Tea Forté Amazon


If you, your mother (’tis the season), or anyone in your family is a tea fan, Amazon has savings on a couple of highly-rated tea bag samplers and tea accessories.

The single-cup, loose-leaf brewing tumbler makes 12 ounces of tea, is double-walled to keep your tea hotter for longer, and is microwave- and dishwasher-safe.

60W wall charger

Anker Amazon


Use the code ANKER223 at Amazon checkout to save 21 percent on a 60W Anker USB wall charger. The device has six USB ports and uses PowerIQ to detect which device you’re charging and provide the fastest charging speed. It’s also super portable and weighs just 9.4 ounces.

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Billy Cadden

Billy CaddenBilly Cadden is the Director of Commerce for the Camden Media tech group. He was part of NYC indie rock band The Postelles, and currently releases solo music under his name. His latest work is available on all streaming platforms. Contact the author here.