50 Weird Things That Are Skyrocketing In Popularity On Amazon Right Now

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Popularity isn’t everything in life — but when it comes to shopping, it can help you determine what products are really worth buying. If a product is popular, it’s probably set at a great price and has thousands of glowing reviews from people who have taken the time to try it out themselves. So when I say that the weird things you’ll find below are skyrocketing in popularity on Amazon right now, you can rest assured that each item I’ve included is absolutely worth its weight in gold.

But if you want to see exactly what I’m talking about? Then you’ll just have to keep scrolling.


A Gadget That Bakes Delicious Waffle Bowls

Not only is this waffle bowl maker a fun way to take desserts to the next level, but its non-stick surface also makes it easy to pop your finished bowl out without any cracking. Plus, it only weighs 1 pound — so you shouldn’t have any trouble finding somewhere to store it.


This Container That Lets You Save Bacon Grease For Later

Incorporating bacon grease into your cooking can add a delicious depth of flavor, so why not grab this container? It’s made from tough stainless steel that can withstand high temperatures, while a built-in strainer removes any burnt bits. Plus, the lid helps keep everything inside fresh until you’re ready to use.


A UV Flashlight That Helps You Find Hidden Stains

Can’t figure out where that odor is coming from? It could be an invisible pet stain — in which case, this UV flashlight is a must-have. It illuminates hidden stains so that you can easily find them, but can also be used on beg bugs, scorpions, and other small critters. Just supply three of your own AA batteries and you’re ready to go.


The Meat Thermometer That’s Easy To Use In The Dark

With its large LCD screen and helpful backlight, you shouldn’t have any trouble reading this meat thermometer when grilling outside at night. It’s also waterproof, making it easy to rinse clean — and the handle even features a built-in bottle opener so that you can sip while you flip your meats.


A Fork That Attaches To Your Condiment Jars

Olives, pickles, roasted red peppers — this fork is perfect for all of them and more. The band stretches to fit around the top of your condiment containers, while the caddy base works to catch any drips so that your refrigerator shelves stay clean. It’s also BPA-free, as well as safe to wash in the top rack of your dishwasher.


This Magnetic Wristband That Holds Onto Nuts & Bolts

Don’t tackle that upcoming DIY project until you have this wristband. Strong magnets on the inside hold onto nuts, bolts, nails, screws, or any other small metal pieces you’ll want to keep nearby. And since it’s tear-resistant, there’s no need to worry about how it’ll hold up with constant use. One size fits most.


These Packing Cubes That Can Help You Fit Even More In Your Suitcase

Not only can these packing cubes help keep you organized, but they can also help you fit even more stuff inside your suitcase. The reinforced stitching helps prevent tears, while a zippered mesh top makes it easy to see what’s inside each one without having to unpack everything. Choose from nine colors.


A Trash Can That Helps Your Car Stay Clean

Don’t let that soda can sit on the floor of your car — toss it into this trash can instead. The leakproof bottom helps protect your upholstery from spills, while a mesh pouch on the side gives you room to store snacks, water bottles, and more. Simply hang it around a headrest, and it’ll always be within reach when you need it.


The Salt & Pepper Shakers With Adjustable Pour Holes

Few things ruin a meal as quickly as adding too much salt, which is only part of the reason why these salt and pepper shakers are such a good buy. Their pour holes are adjustable, making it easy to add just the right amount of salt and pepper to your meals — and they’re even versatile enough to use with practically any type of salt.


This Kitchen Gadget That Makes It Easy To Chop Veggies

This stainless steel chopper couldn’t be easier to use: Just rock the two blades back and forth overtop your favorite veggies and you’ll make quick work of chopping. It’s dishwasher safe and comes with extra blade protectors so that you can safely store this in your kitchen drawer alongside your other favorite gadgets.


This Strainer That Takes Up Hardly Any Space

Unlike regular strainers that can take up a ton of cabinet space, this clip-on version is way easier to work with in cramped kitchens. The spring-loaded clips stretch to fit onto nearly any pot, pan, or bowl — even if it has a lip. And since your food stays inside of the pot as you pour, you’re less likely to wind up with any spillage.


These Swedish Dishcloths That Can Help You Save Money

Still using wasteful paper towels to wipe up messes? Not only are these Swedish dishcloths reusable, but they also have a slightly gritty texture when dry, making them great for tough clean-up jobs around the house. However, they aren’t so gritty that they’ll leave behind scratches — so go ahead and use them on nonstick cookware, glass, or nearly any other delicate surface.


An Electric Whisk That Does The Work For You

Whether you’re frothing milk for coffee or beating egg whites into stiff peaks for meringue, this electric whisk can help you get the job done. The whisking tip is made from rust-resistant stainless steel — and its powerful motor only needs one AA battery (which is not included) to start whisking.


This Double-Sided Kitchen Tool That Will Get Your Meats So Tender

This KitchenAid meat tenderizer is the secret to perfectly tender dishes, with a two-sided design for plenty of versatility. The smooth side can be used to pound cutlets thin, while the spiked side is suitable for massaging any cut of meat. The stainless steel material gives it a premium look fit for a top chef, though it’s hand wash only.


An LED Dog Collar That Helps Them Stay Visible At Night

With its bright LED bulbs that can be seen from up to 1,050 feet away, this collar is a must-have if you want to help keep your dog safe at night. The rechargeable battery lasts for up to eight hours, and features three lighting modes: on, strobe, or blink. Choose from four sizes as well as 11 colors.


This Cleaning Kit That Breathes New Life Into Tired Shoes

Leather, canvas, suede — this cleaning kit is suitable for use on nearly any type of shoe. Each order includes a brush to help you scrub away dirt and grime, and the cleanser is also ultra-potent. The result? You only need to use a little in order to tackle a big cleaning job, which can help you save money in the long run.


These Meat Claws That Help You Shred BBQ

Tired of eating the same chopped meats every meal? Try shredding them using these claws. They’re made from tough metal, making it easy to rip apart everything from chicken to pork — and the non-slip handles even help you keep a firm grip when shredding.


The Oven Mitts That Help Protect Your Forearms

If the oven mitts you’ve been using are on the shorter side, consider upgrading to these silicone ones. The added length helps protect your forearms from burns when reaching into the oven, and they’re even heat-resistant up to 450 degrees Fahrenheit. Choose from 12 colors.


These Cult-Fave Bottle Stoppers That Keep Wine Fresh

Don’t let that leftover wine go to waste — pop in one of these bottle stoppers for an airtight seal that’ll keep it fresh another day. This four-pack of silicone bottle stoppers is convenient for storing any leftover soda, oil, or vinegar, too. They’re a fave with a near-perfect overall rating after 14,000 reviews, and you’ll love that they’re conveniently dishwasher-safe.


This Power Bank That You Can Recharge Using The Sun

Don’t head out on that camping trip until you have this power bank. A powerful solar panel built into its side lets you recharge it simply by leaving it out in the sun — all while two USB ports let you charge multiple devices at the same time. Plus, the waterproof casing helps protect it from rain.


These Baking Mats That You Can Reuse Over & Over

Unlike wasteful baking sprays or parchment paper, these baking mats can be washed and reused thousands of times. They’re made from tough silicone that’s heat-resistant up to 400 degrees Fahrenheit — and their non-stick surface makes clean-up a total breeze.


An Egg Cooker That Gets Breakfast Made Fast

Whether you’re in the mood for hard-boiled, poached, or scrambled eggs, this egg cooker can get your breakfast made in just a few short minutes. There’s enough space to cook up to six eggs at the same time — and at only 1 pound, you shouldn’t have much trouble (if any) finding somewhere to stash it.


This Dispenser That Holds Up To 30 Grocery Bags

Every home has that one cabinet filled with plastic grocery bags, so why not transfer them into this dispenser? There’s enough space inside for up to 30 bags — and you can easily mount it to a wall or inside of a cabinet door using the included tape. Or, if you’d prefer a more permanent fit, use the screws that also come included.


A Pizza Cutter That Helps Protect Your Hand From Nicks

You’d have to try to cut yourself when using this pizza cutter, as the sharp blade is encased in a protective guard that helps shield your hand from nicks and slices. And when it’s time to clean it off? The entire cutter dissembles so that you can easily give both the blade and guard a thorough wash.


The Knife Block That Fits Into Narrow Drawers

Don’t have a ton of counter space for a knife block? This one has a narrow, low profile that allows it to fit into most drawers — and there’s even enough space for up to nine knives. It also has nonslip feet to help keep it from shifting out of place, as well as an average rating of 4.5 stars from more than 25,000 satisfied reviewers.


A Mount That Works With Nearly Any Phone

With an adjustable clamp that stretches to fit nearly any smartphone, consider this mount a smart buy — especially if you’re looking for hands-free ways to use your phone in the car. A strong suction cup keeps it fastened to your dashboard, while its telescopic arm makes it easy to point where you need it. What’s not to love?


These Oven Liners That Help Keep Mess To A Minimum

Place one of these liners in the bottom of your oven, and it’ll catch any stray drips or spills to help keep messes to a minimum. They’re heat-resistant up to 500 degrees Fahrenheit and are made without any BPAs or PFOAs.


This Masher That Can Help You Save Time In The Kitchen

Whether you’re chopping up ground beef or crushing tomatoes into sauce, this masher can help you get the job done faster than a wooden spoon. It’s made from tough nylon that can withstand being pressed down into pots and pans — and it’s even heat-resistant up to 450 degrees Fahrenheit.


A Handy Garlic Crusher That’s Shaped Like Dracula

This tiny garlic crusher is super easy to use and clean. Add your garlic cloves into the crusher and apply pressure and twist the top to crush up garlic, ginger, or any root herb you’re working with. Then just hand wash when you’re done. And the fact that it’s shaped like Dracula? That’s just a fun time.


These Colorful Trays For A Fun & Practical Way To Serve Tacos

Use these colorful trays to serve tacos and you’ll never go back. Each tray holds two tacos and not only is it a fun way to dish them up, it prevents tacos from getting soggy and helps keep toppings inside instead of spilling all over the plate. For added convenience, the trays are microwave- and dishwasher-safe.


An Ice Cube Tray That Makes Frozen Ice Skulls

Looking for fun ways to spice up your cocktails? Search no further than this silicone ice cube tray, as it freezes your cubes into solid skulls that are sure to get guests talking. It’s designed to help prevent leaks, and it’s even BPA-free. Plus, over 9,000 reviewers gave it five stars.


This Avocado Slicer That Covers All The Bases

Not only can you use this tool to break open avocados, but it also features a stainless steel pitter, as well as a slicer that divvies your avocado into seven even pieces. The best part? The middle is even covered with soft rubber to help you keep a firm grip.


These Microwaveable Bowls Perfect For Cooking Up Ramen

Making a delicious bowl of ramen is easy — and fast — with these microwave-safe bowls designed exactly for cooking ramen. Just load up the rectangular bowl with instant ramen noodles and water; after a few minutes in microwave, it’s ready for toppings and to serve. And it’s dishwasher-safe, too.


These Fun Chopsticks That Look Like Lightsabers

Make any meal way more fun with this pair of chopsticks that lights up just like lightsabers. These are a must for any Star Wars fan, but really they’re a treat for anyone because they’re just fun to use. With nearly 14,000 perfect ratings, these are a fave, and you’ll appreciate that the necessary batteries are included with the chopsticks.


The Eco-Friendly Food Bags That You Can Wash & Reuse

I’m always forgetting to buy plastic baggies, which is why I made the eco-friendly switch to these reusable ones. They’re made from tough silicone, with a leakproof seal at the top to help prevent spills inside your fridge and freezer. Each order also includes a variety of sizes: two gallon-size, four snack-size, as well as four sandwich-size.


An Outlet Extender That Adds 3 USB Ports To Your Wall

You don’t have to go hunting around for a USB brick when your phone dies — just plug it into this outlet extender. It features three USB ports, one type-C port, as well as five outlets, giving you tons of space to power all your devices. Installation is also a total breeze since all you need to do is plug it into your existing outlet in order to get it up and running.


This Tortilla-Themed Throw Blanket That’s Incredibly Soft

This tortilla-inspired blanket has earned a near perfect 4.8-star overall rating on Amazon — and reviewers attest that it’s as soft as it is visually delightful. With cozy, flannel material, the round blanket comes in four sizes, as well as other food-inspired prints (including a pizza pie and a chocolate chip cookie).


These Animal-Themed Lid Lifts That Prevents Pots From Boiling Over

Cleaning up after a pot that boils over is really annoying, and it’s actually easy to prevent with these weird but clever lid lifts. Stick one of these friendly-faced silicone animals on the edge of your pot to keep the lid slightly open to allow steam to escape — problem solved. The set includes a pig, a chicken, and a sheep, and they’re all heat-resistant up to 600 degrees Fahrenheit and dishwasher-safe.


These Oven- & Microwave-Safe Bowl Lids

Whether you’re trying to prevent splatter in your microwave or keep food fresh at a cookout, these silicone bowl lids are so useful in the kitchen. They’re made of 100% food-grade (and BPA-free) silicone, and are oven and microwave safe so you can use them pretty much anywhere. These use suction to stay in place so they won’t shift or fall off.


These Airtight Containers That Make Any Pantry Instagram-Worthy

Even the messiest pantries can become Instagram-worthy with help from these containers, as each order comes with a set of chalkboard labels you can use to get everything organized and looking good. The flip-lock lids are airtight, helping keep everything inside fresher for longer — and you can even stack them on top of each other to save space.


These Unbreakable Wine Glasses That Help Keep Drinks Cold

There’s no reason to worry about dropping these wine glasses, as each one is made from unbreakable stainless steel. The insulated walls also help keep your reds and whites at their ideal temperature while you sip — and you even have the choice of 25 different fun colors.


A 2-Slot Hot Dog & Bun Toaster That Has A Retro Vibe

Make perfectly toasted hot dogs and buns using this retro-style toaster. The two-slot appliance has enough room for two sausages and buns to cook simultaneously and it has adjustable settings so you can choose your preferred toasting level. It comes with tongs and hot dog cages to safely remove the hot dogs and buns without sustaining burns.


This Collapsible Lantern That’s Powered By The Sun

Don’t leave for that camping trip until you’ve packed this lantern. It collapses down to a fraction of its size, making it easy to take with you — and the solar panel built into the top absorbs enough energy to keep it lit for up to 10 hours at night. Plus, it even features a USB port where you can charge your phone if needed.


This Car Seat Gap Filler For Storing All Your Things

Instead of dropping things in between the seats of your car, try this car seat gap organizer that performs double duty. It holds your sunglasses, loose change and cash, and phone, while preventing things from falling between your seat and the console. A win, win. This comes in a pack of two for both sides of the console or a second car.


This Clever Travel Cup That Lets You Take A Bowl Of Cereal To Go

If you ever wished you could eat your favorite cereal on the go, this portable cup was made for you. It features two separate compartments: an inner one for cereal and an outer one for the milk of your choice. While the non-sealing lid means you can’t throw it in your bag, both compartments have openings, so the cereal and milk mixes in your mouth each time you throw some back (no spoon required).


An Efficient Sponge Caddy That Dispenses Dish Soap

Perfect for one-handed cleanup, this sponge holder doubles as a soap dispenser — just press your sponge down on the top to get as little or as much as you need. It’s compatible with any liquid soap, and the clear bottom container makes it easy to see when it’s time for a refill. The sponge compartment comes in your choice of four colors, including black, silver, and white.


An Indoor Herb Garden Starter Kit That’ll Help You Save Money In The Long Run

Grow your own parsley and cilantro using this herb starter kit that has everything you need for an indoor garden. If a recipe calls for a bunch of different herbs, that can get seriously pricey, which is why growing your own will save you money in the long run. This kit includes seeds, soil disks and jute bags for planting, shears, labeled markers, and instructions to guide you through the process.


This Perforated Knife That Makes It Easy To Spread Butter

This versatile tool makes it much more effortless to spread just the right amount of butter on whatever yoiu need. It functions as a standard butter knife that can cut bigger wedges, or it can be dragged straight across the top of your butter stick for fluffy curls.


A Rack That Helps You Keep Track Of Pot Lids

It’s almost too easy for your cookware lids to turn into a disorganized mess, so why not store them on this rack? Coated steel dividers help prevent scratches, while nonslip feet on the bottom work to keep everything from shifting out of place. And if you have a particularly large lid in your collection, you can also adjust the dividers in order to accommodate it.


This Duster Designer Specifically For Ceiling Fans

Cleaning your hard-to-reach ceiling fan has never been simpler, all thanks to this duster. The fuzzy top portion is designed to wrap around 6-inch-wide fan blades, and the adjustable pole — which can extend to 47 inches tall — makes the fan easier to clean while you’re standing on the floor.

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