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It's about time to start dipping your toes in the pool — and Amazon has everything you need to kick off summer right at deep discounts! Whether you're looking for deals for yourself, or you're thinking of all the things you need for guests, Amazon is jam-packed with killer deals. Every single day our team scours the mega-site to put together a quick-and-dirty list of the top markdowns for you.
So what are the best Amazon deals right now? For a towel upgrade just in time for summer guests, the Elvana Home 8 Piece Towel Set is discounted more than 40%.If you have grandkids coming to visit, keep 'em cool with a new kiddie pool for more than $40 off. Or maybe you want to take your tunes to go with a JBL portable speaker that's nearly 40% off.
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If you're in the market for a TV, the Omni Series gives you an incredible viewing experience at an incredible price. With the 65-inch version you get access to every major streaming service, but it also includes hands-free Alexa operation. That means you can say things like, "Alexa, turn on the TV," or "Alexa, watch Survivor on Hulu," without ever touching the remote.
"Awesome television experience!!!" shared one happy TV watcher. "The TV has amazing picture quality. The sound is surprisingly good as well. If you use Alexa, you can’t go wrong with this television."
Every backyard needs an inflatable pool. Whether it's a summer entertainment center you're looking for or you just need a place to dip your toes during a heat wave, you can't beat the deal on this Hesung number. It inflates in about three minutes, can handle up to two adults and four kids, and it's more than 50% off.
"My granddaughter loves this pool," wrote one cool grandparent. "I purchased this pool for when we babysit our granddaughter so we have something to do on a hot day. Easy to blow up with an air compressor and deflates quickly to store it. My granddaughter loves it, and I can get in there with her to cool off! I highly recommend the pool."
If outdoor adventures are on your summer agenda, this portable speaker's carabiner is integrated into the unit's surrounding metal band, making it a perfect choice for more rugged pursuits like hiking or camping. Also a big help in the great outdoors? It's dust-proof.
As one fan put it: "This is a great-sounding JBL speaker. I use it while playing golf, riding bikes in the neighborhood or just sitting out on the back patio. The clip is a great feature. I would purchase again if needed."
Whether you're planning to hit the beach with your buddies or want to cook out in the park, this mega-popular portable charcoal grill is ready to make the experience legendary. The grill offers up a 150-square-inch cooking rack, enough to fit a family-sized feast of dogs and burgers, along with three secure lid locks to make transportation easy. And, here's the kicker: It only weighs two pounds.
"Great grill! If all you wanna do is cook up a few burgers and dogs, you can't go wrong: This is a great choice," said a five-star fan.
Flooding in NSW has left animals stressed and injured, with wallabies hit by cars, turtles washed away, possums and birds left waterlogged and baby marsupials likely drowned, wildlife workers say.WWF Australia's Wildlife Recovery Project Coordinator and vet, Prishani Vengetas, says conservation groups are also anticipating a rise in animal diseases from contaminated water.
An independent review of the Australian Research Council will be undertaken following accusations of political interference in grant funding allocation.Education Minister Jason Clare has announced the review to ensure the independent council was operating as intended.
A potential third wave of COVID-19 has prompted Victoria's new health minister to refuse to rule out a return to working from home and mask-wearing.The Victorian government renewed pandemic laws for another three months to October on Tuesday, continuing its power to reintroduce mandates.
All Blacks coach Ian Foster has made one enforced change to his starting side for Saturday's second Test against Ireland in Dunedin.Dalton Papalii has been brought in at blindside flanker and Scott Barrett shifted to lock.
More than 15 million bees have been euthanised across 31 infected premises in NSW as the fight to contain the varroa mite continues.Bees from 1533 hives have been destroyed between the NSW central and mid-north coasts as well as at Narrabri in the state's northwest, NSW Agriculture Minister Dugald Saunders says.
Paralympics gold medallist Ben Hance is among three late additions to Australia's swim team for the looming Commonweath Games.Hance, who collected gold, silver and bronze medals at last year's Tokyo Paralympics and Jack Ireland and Ruby Storm have been added to the Dolphins team.
A day after being called into NSW's extended State of Origin squad, playmaker Chad Townsend has been laid low by a bout of gastroenteritis.Townsend joined the Blues' camp in Kingscliff on Wednesday after Nicho Hynes tested positive to COVID-19.
Three teens arrested over 17-year-old Jack Beasley's fatal stabbing on the Gold Coast have walked free from court after being found not guilty of manslaughter.The trio were among five teens - aged between 15 and 18 at the time - who were charged after Jack died in December 2019, barely two weeks before Christmas.
An Australian Defence Force helicopter is on stand-by near the Hunter River as Singleton becomes the main concern in NSW's devastating floods.Emergency Management Minister Murray Watt said a flood levee in Singleton was expected to hold despite intense rain in recent days, with the helicopter stationed primarily for night-time search and rescue.
A pizza delivery driver has been slashed across the face and robbed in Melbourne's north.The 22-year-old arrived at a home in Glenroy about 12am on Thursday when a man came up behind him and threatened him with a weapon, police say.
Australia's monkeypox case numbers have grown to 17, health authorities say.The infections - currently a mix of confirmed and probable - include 11 in NSW, five in Victoria, and one in South Australia.
Sydney and the Western Bulldogs have hit the crossroads moment of their almost-there AFL seasons.Swans co-captain Dane Rampe speaks of frustration as they try to reduce the chasm between their best and worst.
A Queensland lobbyist has praised the state premier for banning him from seeking to influence her government.Annastacia Palaszczuk has barred lobbyists Evan Moorhead, Cameron Milner and David Nelson from lobbying her ministers and public servants before voters go to the polls in 2024.
Staff shortages could be eased if employers changed their approach to job applicants with a disability, the social services minister says.Amanda Rishworth wants employers to "think outside the box" when it comes to hiring processes.
About 60,000 people in NSW remain impacted by the week-long rain that has caused widespread flooding around Sydney as the low-pressure system moves north, impacting the Hunter and Mid-North Coast regions.EVACUATION WARNINGS IN PLACE FOR PARTS OF:* Croki, Coopernook, Forster Keys, Millers Forest, Duckenfield, North Macksville, Singleton, Colo, Mooney Mooney Dam, Schofields, Windsor Downs, Marsden Park, Melonba, Clarendon, South Windsor, Castlereagh.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has used a foreign policy speech in Australia to call for reform to the United Nations following Russia's invasion of Ukraine.Speaking at the Lowy Institute in Sydney, Ms Ardern said the global body needed to be improved so Russia could be further held to account for its military action.
Queensland hospitals may need to suspend elective surgery again as the state faces a third COVID-19 wave, the health minister says.The latest wave has seen daily infections surge 18 per cent in the state, with 39,200 cases reported on Wednesday.
Constitutional change to give Indigenous people a greater say in national affairs has taken a step forward in Queensland as the state seeks to inform the federal process.The national Albanese government has pledged to hold a referendum on enshrining a Voice to Parliament in the constitution.
The outlook for the global economy has "darkened significantly" since April, with the head of the International Monetary Fund saying she could not rule out a possible global recession next year given the elevated risks.IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva said the fund will for the third time this year downgrade its 2022 forecast for 3.