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Prime Day, Amazon’s 2-day extravaganza of deals and steals, is officially over. Here at Reviewed, almost the entirety of our staff spent the entire 48 hours scouring Amazon for great deals on quality products. While they were doing that, I was left to a far more finicky task: entering the wild west of Amazon to find the most bizarre and intriguing items on sale.
Did Amazon disappoint? Of course not. There were so many strange things on sale, I could have made a list of about 100 products. However, that would have truly led you into the weirdest corners of the internet, and I’m just not sure you’re ready for that. Instead, these are the 10 weirdest deals that are just strange enough to actually make you think twice and say, “Hey…I sort of think I need that”.
1. A toaster for someone who has an excessive love for hot dogs
Excuse me, but who on Earth loves hot dogs so much that they need a specific device JUST so they can toast them? Is a grill not enough? Do you need the aroma of toasted pork wafting through your home at any hour of the day? Regardless if you love hot dogs or not, please appreciate the fact that the description of this item includes the phrase “removable hot dog cage.” Yes, a hot dog cage. God bless America.
2. Putty to bring out your inner child
Remember how your kindergarten classroom always smelled like Play-Doh? Well now you can take that scent but have it fit in your fancy adult life. Yes, soft squishy things like Play-Doh and Silly Putty are fun little stress relievers. And who doesn’t like infusing their lives with aromas like lavender and chamomile? But a squishy, putty substance that smells of…cloves? I don’t know. You might just want stick to an essential oil diffuser instead.
3. Gardening gloves that will make you feel like a Disney villain
You know what the world needs more of? Innocent looking gardeners that also have the hands of Wolverine. Honestly, nothing screams “summer fun” more than gardening gloves that look like they could tear the neighborhood children apart. We actually gave the Genie gardening gloves a try and based off of their performance, you might not want to toss your trowels just yet.
4. The best way to ensure your chickens get the VIP treatment
I live in the middle of a city and was honestly devastated when I saw this deal. If I lived anywhere remotely near green space, I would have immediately purchased chickens so I could have gotten them this coop heater. Chicken deserve to be pampered and warm and cozy like the rest of us. I hope the next batch of eggs I eat come from a place where chickens lived a lazy and warm lifestyle near this heater.
5. The possible secret to the fountain of youth
Yes, I was just as skeptical as you are when reading this. Sheep placenta cream? Honestly what has the world come to. I didn’t purchase it and the Reviewed team has certainly never tested it, but hear me out. What if (and this is a big IF) this is maybe the fountain of youth? It truly might be a possibility. Either that, or it will probably leave strange burn marks on your face. Regardless, can someone please purchase it to see if it will give me my perfect, pore less complexion from 3rd grade back? Thank you.
6. The most glamorous dishwashing gloves of all time
Are you a single gal just dying to have a ring on your finger? You’re an independent woman—don’t bother waiting around for a man to propose, just get these dishwashing gloves instead! Slap these babies on and you can pretend you’re an heiress dripping in riches who is just “trying to connect with commoners” but would NEVER be caught dead without her diamonds. Regardless of the weird, elaborate backstory you make up, this fake diamond on the gloves will provide you with enough material to make you forget that you’re washing burnt cheese off a pan—and have you pretending you’re living a much more glamorous life instead.
7. The one kitchen gadget you never knew you needed
This might be the most adorable thing we’ve ever seen on the Internet. I mean, who doesn’t need a cute little pig or chicken to hold their spoon while they cook soup? I know I do. Excuse me as I order way too many and fill my kitchen with tiny, plastic animals.
8. Goo that will literally clean anything
Admit it—you can’t name the last time you cleaned your keyboard. Or your car dashboard. Or your windowsill. But don’t worry, there’s goo for that. We actually tested this strange looking slime and it actually did a great job at cleaning out those weird, hard to reach places. Bonus: it was also way too much fun to use and reminiscent of the Gak from childhood Nickelodeon was always trying to sell us.
9. A night-light for your toilet
It’s 2019 people. We can have night-lights wherever we please—especially on our toilets. These toilet lights have been around for a while, and our readers are obsessed with them. Nobody wants to be blinded by overhead lights when you have to wake up in the middle of the night for a bathroom break. Plus, the light sort of makes your toilet look like something out of a comic book. In other words, this product can make your childhood dreams come true.
10. Victory scented deodorant
Kobe, enough is enough. You have five championship rings. You don’t need a line of deodorant to go along with it as well. Apparently, the scent of “victory” is a combination of eucalyptus, orange peels, and juniper. That’s sort of disappointing. I was hoping it would be something more like the blood, sweat, and tears of your enemies. Regardless, this was on sale for Prime Day.
Prices are accurate at the time this article was published, but may change over time.
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