15 helpful products you never knew existed

Emilee Geist

15 helpful products you never knew existed
15 helpful products you never knew existed

— Recommendations are independently chosen by Reviewed’s editors. Purchases you make through our links may earn us a commission.

You’ve been shopping online so often this quarantine you can practically recite all of Amazon’s inventory. But just when you thought you’ve seen it all, you realize there are hundreds of hidden gems still waiting to be discovered. A.k.a. the internet is full of products you never knew existed, from brilliant kitchen gadgets to fitness devices, innovative tech gear, and more. Below, we’ve uncovered 15 incredibly useful things that will improve your everyday life—and make for some great conversation starters.

1. The world’s first weighted robe

Release the weight of the world with...more weight.
Release the weight of the world with…more weight.

You’ve heard of weighted blankets, but a weighted robe? Now that’s game-changing—and you can now get one from Gravity. Featuring removable three-pound collar pads, this super-plush 100-percent fleece robe

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The 5 best Amazon deals you can get this Thursday

Emilee Geist

These are today's best Amazon deals.
These are today’s best Amazon deals.

— Recommendations are independently chosen by Reviewed’s editors. Purchases you make through our links may earn us a commission.

Amazon is a one-stop-shop for just about everything and anything. From electronics to cozy home accents, the online retailer always seems to have an endless stock of Reviewed-approved products. Better yet, there’s an endless amount of discounts to be found on them! In addition to the site’s Big Fall Sale (happening now), which features markdowns on some of our top-rated fans, vacuum cleaners and more, you can also shop all of Amazon’s regular, everyday deals.

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We’ve scoped out all the most exciting price drops to find the five best Amazon discounts available on the site today. From one of our favorite water pitchers to an affordable

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Inside Amiri’s First Flagship on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills

Emilee Geist

Homegrown L.A. rock ‘n’ roll brand Amiri is staking its claim among the luxury titans with his first retail store.

“It was really important that it didn’t look like all the other Rodeo Drive stores,” said Mike Amiri of the 2,200-square-foot flagship. “I wanted to create a humble space, not a flashy one,” he added, offering some insight into how his six-year-old brand differs from his European neighbors that have mined L.A. for so much inspiration in recent years — Saint Laurent, Gucci and Louis Vuitton among them.

Amiri has his own European connections, of course; Italian entrepreneur Renzo Rosso and his OTB Holdings took a minority stake in the brand in June 2019. But for retail, “The natural place to open a first store was home,” explained the designer and chief executive officer of his firm, who went to school up the street at Beverly Hills High and sneaked

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Where To Buy Art Deco-Inspired Furniture And Decor Online On A Budget

Emilee Geist

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If you’re going for a “Great Gatsby” vibe, here are the best places to find art deco-inspired furniture and decor. (Photo: Ninoon via Getty Images)
If you’re going for a “Great Gatsby” vibe, here are the best places to find art deco-inspired furniture and decor. (Photo: Ninoon via Getty Images)

From terrazzo tiles to rattan headboards, there are lots of home decor trends that have made a comeback recently. Industrial interiors are in, as are the desert designs of the Southwest. 

One of the biggest trends actually comes from 100 years ago: art deco, which reigned supreme in the ’20s and ’30s, the age of “The Great Gatsby,” flappers and Prohibition. A century later, we were due for a revival anyway, according to The Washington Post. 

Art deco was thought to be very modern back in its heyday (hey, we are still talking about it in 2020). The art and architectural movement influenced everything from

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Retailers are ‘hibernating’ their unsold stock for next summer

Emilee Geist

Next's autumn 2020 fashion campaign
Next’s autumn 2020 fashion campaign

Mountains of clothes which could not be sold due to the initial coronavirus lockdown in spring are to be ‘hibernated’ this winter, retailers have confirmed.

Next, Marks & Spencer and more British brands plan to house the collections which never made it onto the shop floor when stores were shuttered from 23rd March until 15th June – a period that would traditionally have seen key merchandise arrivals for the season ahead including swimwear, holiday clothing and occasionwear. 

Next’s latest statement revealed it will ‘hibernate’ 2020 stock at a cost price of £50 million, carrying it over to be sold instead in spring 2021. A spokesperson described a balancing act of ‘cancelling orders that had not yet gone into production (but paying for unused fabric), hibernating stock for the following year and reducing future orders’ as the methods being used to futureproof the business following the

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England and Wales get smartphone contact tracing for over-16s

Emilee Geist

Users will be told to self-isolate if the app determines they are at high risk of being infected
Users will be told to self-isolate if the app determines they are at high risk of being infected

People living in England and Wales are being urged to download the government’s contact-tracing app following its official release.

NHS Covid-19 instructs users to self-isolate for 14 days if it detects they were nearby someone who has the virus.

It also has a check-in scanner to alert owners if a venue they have visited is found to be an outbreak hotspot.

More than one million people had downloaded the app onto their smartphones by the early afternoon.

Anyone aged 16 and over is being asked to install it.

Health Secretary Matt Hancock said the app “helps us to find more people who are at risk of having the virus” that human contact tracers are unable to find.

“Everybody who downloads the app will be helping to protect themselves, helping to protect their

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Award-Winning Photographer John L. Rapisardi Talks About the Financial Impact of COVID-19 on Photographers Globally

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3 “Strong Buy” Stocks That Are Flirting With a Bottom

In the investing game, it’s not only about what you buy; it’s about when you buy it. One of the most common pieces of advice thrown around the Street, “buy low” is touted as a tried-and-true tactic.Sure, the strategy seems simple. Stock prices naturally fluctuate on the basis of several factors like earnings results and the macro environment, amongst others, with investors trying to time the market and determine when stocks have hit a bottom. In practice, however, executing on this strategy is no easy task.On top of this, given the volatility that has ruled the markets over the last few weeks, how are investors supposed to gauge when a name is flirting with a bottom? That’s where the Wall Street pros come in.These expert stock pickers have identified three compelling tickers whose current share prices land close to

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From bullets to rabbits, here’s everything you need to know before you buy

Emilee Geist

With prices ranging from £5 to £5,000, the choice can be overwhelming. But we've covered everything, from toys for women and men to couples, to help you make an informed decision (The Inependent/iStock)
With prices ranging from £5 to £5,000, the choice can be overwhelming. But we’ve covered everything, from toys for women and men to couples, to help you make an informed decision (The Inependent/iStock)

If you’ve never bought a sex toy before then it’s easy to feel intimidated by the whole process.

While you thankfully no longer have to go into a shop marked “XXX”, ordering online can be a bit overwhelming, with websites filled with brightly coloured phalluses, and prices varying from £5 to £5,000.

In order to make sure that you buy the right toy for you, we’ve put together a comprehensive toy shopping guide.

Everything electronic we recommend comes with a gentle setting to start you off, and will be delivered in a discrete parcel that your postman won’t give a second look.

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Shopping for Shapewear Is Hard, But These 35 Reviews Help

Emilee Geist

Anyone who defines themselves as “curvy” knows that the fashion industry’s narrow sizing standards make finding everything from the perfect swimsuit to an everyday dress a challenge. But luckily for us, there’s a simple solution: shapewear. This undergarment is a staple piece for any woman looking to feel her best.

But you don’t have to take my word for it. Thanks to its rise in popularity, there are a plethora of real women who have shared their opinions about shapewear. In light of this fact, I did a little digging through the review section to see which of the best shapewear pieces on Amazon are actually worth the hype and, in some cases, the investment. Whether you’re new to the idea of using shapewear, want to feel your best in your favorite pants, or are looking for the perfect piece post-pregnancy, the shapewear you’ve been looking for can be

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Meet the designer that made a chatbot to flag workplace racism

Emilee Geist

I recently made a chatbot for recruiters to interact with my portfolio, which garnered some attention on Twitter:

You can interact with it here.

This was a simple experiment I did to manage recruitment emails and job applications, inspired by Big Kid Lab. My original intention was to showcase my resourceful skills and get hands-on experience with conversational AI design, but I added some bolder questions to filter out recruiters who represent companies that don’t align with my values. It’s rather alarming if a company still hasn’t taken a stance of support for BLM or other social justice issues at this point. Being a woman of color in tech, I know that their silence represents a larger implication of the way I would be seen and treated in that work environment.

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Before the recruiter can interact with my

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