10 weird and wonderful products you never knew you needed until now
Unless you live under a rock, you know you can find just about anything on the internet – even things you never knew existed. But having constant access to super cool stuff means you need to be extra careful when it comes to figuring out what’s actually worth the money and what’s a cheap gimmick. You don’t want to end up filling your home with a bunch of pointless junk — Marie Kondo would be so disappointed.
Don’t worry — we’re here to help you spark some joy. We’ve scoured the internet for weird, wonderful, and straight-up random products that might usually go unnoticed. And no, they’re not just cheap gimmicks, they’re actually useful products that will shockingly improve your day-to-day life (without letting our pal Marie down.)
If you’ve been searching for a Bluetooth speaker that speaks to your quirky personality, try the Gravastar Robot Speaker on for size. It’s robotic charm adds a sci-fi aesthetic to any room, but don’t let that fool you into not taking it seriously. This speaker actually sounds just as excellent as it looks. Its triangular support structure and overall shock absorption design ensure stabilized sound quality and maximum power playback, while the accurate calculation of the super bass diaphragm thickness and weight deliver clear, rich stereo sound for your devices.
While the GravaStar Speaker typically retails for $249, you can get one on sale today for just $199.
Allergies giving you the blues? This Autowit Fresh 1 True HEPA Air Purifier and Aroma Diffuser can help you breathe more peacefully during the harsher times of the year. It combines a multi-functional air purifier with an ionizer and essential oil diffuser to filter the air and release negative ions in order to effectively remove 90% of pollutants and unpleasant odors and replace them with fresh air. Its portable size makes it perfect for your car, office, or bedroom.
Usually $79.99, you can pick up the Autowit Air Purifier and Aroma Diffuser on sale for $58.99 now.
The TaoTronics aptX Sports Wireless Earphones are unlike any wireless headphones you’ve ever seen, but that’s exactly what makes them so great. The 360-degree adjustable ear hooks ensure you’ll always get the ultimate fit and that they won’t fall out no matter how intense your workout. We definitely can’t say the same for AirPods and similar options. Plus, you’ll get to enjoy up to 15 hours of playtime on a single charge and sweat as much as you want without worry, thanks to their IPX5 waterproof rating.
Get the TaoTronics aptX Earphones on sale for $24.99 — 21% off the usual retail price — in the Mashable Shop.
Just like you, pups get cold in the winter. Help them stay warm and comfortable when the temperatures drop with this adorable Grizzly Bear Zoo Snood. Made from super-soft yarn, it won’t cause allergies or hurt your dog in any way, and keeps their neck and ears warm and protected from dirt, moisture, and wind. It comes in three different sizes to fit dog breeds of every shape and size. Plus, for each one sold, $1 is donated to various animal welfare organizations.
Get your pup a Zoo Snood for just $15.99 — 20% off retail value — and just imagine all the ridiculously cute Instagram photos to come.
With Halloween around the corner, there’s no better time to prank your house guests. This epic Bloody Bath Mat features a thin color-changing prank sheet that’ll give your friends the shock of their life as they leave a trail of bloodstains out of the shower. Wet footprints will transform into blood red stains and dry back to white after each use. Heck, it doesn’t even have to be for pranks. If you just really love horror and gore, it also makes a playfully eerie addition to any bathroom.
Usually $16.99, you can slash a few bucks off and get it for $14.99.
If you’re a clean freak, germaphobe, or just like feeling fresh, these TripWipes are essential whenever you’re on the go. Each wipe kills germs, moisturizes your hands, and smells incredible. They’re especially helpful on flights where your skin feels dry and you’re subjected to all kinds of germs, if you’re traveling with children, or at a concert as a replacement for hand sanitizer. Oh, and don’t worry, they’re also non-toxic and biodegradable.
Get a one-month supply of TripWipes for just $17.
If you’re a pet owner, live in an old house, or just really appreciate a clean home, this EdenPURE OxiLeaf G-4 Air Purifier can help neutralize any odors in the air and oxidize germs on surfaces you touch. It’s compact and comes with a 10-foot USB cord, so you can use it practically anywhere: your bathroom, car, gym bag, dog bed, bedroom, etc.
Breathe in cleaner and