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10 insanely clever things on Amazon that will make your life easier

The self-watering indoor garden is a godsend

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Even if you don't consider yourself a veteran Internet surfer, you probably know that Amazon and other online retailers are chock-full of kitschy gizmos and gadgets... that don't have any real function. Sure, they're cute and nostalgic, but what's the point? Well, I've had enough. I went ahead and put together a list of clever, but useful products. From a marble rolling pin to a compact outlet that swivels and everything in between, I don't think you'll be disappointed.

1. You won't ever have to tie your shoes again thanks to these silicone laces.

Shoelace
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Begone, dirty shoe strings!

Buy now on Amazon for $7.99

2. This liner will keep your bath area free of clutter.

Shower Curtain
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This liner has all the pockets you could ever want.

Buy now on Amazon for $24.76

3. This marble rolling pin is super easy to clean.

Marble
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The smoothness of the marble make it an ideal rolling pin.

Buy now on Amazon for $29.99 (plus a 20% off coupon)

4. Like crispy pizza crust? This pizza stone gets the job done.

Pizza Stone
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According to one of our experts, if you're a pizza lover, a pizza stone is a must-have. The stone absorbs the heat and distributes it evenly.

Buy now on Amazon for $39.90

5. These razor-sharp peelers can slice through the toughest fruit.

Peelers
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These Swiss peelers are dishwasher safe too!

Buy now on Amazon for $6.49

6. Amazon's Echo Dot makes an excellent kitchen assistant.

Echo Dot
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The Amazon Echo Dot is half the size of the original Echo, and more affordable too.

Buy now on Amazon for $49.99

7. This self-watering garden grows vegetables and herbs.

Click
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Is your green thumb out of order? No worries. Click and Grow does all the work for you.

Buy now on Amazon for $59.95

8. This swivel outlet is both compact and lightweight.

Belkin
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This gadget is great if need an extra outlet (or three).

Buy now on Amazon for $17.50

9. This tiny device helps you find your lost stuff.

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Tile Mate helps you find your phone, your car keys, and more.

Buy now on Amazon for $22.25

10. This smart thermometer takes accurate oral, rectal, and underarm temperatures.

Thermometer
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Buy now on Amazon for $14.99

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