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Today’s Best Deals: A Thoughtfully Made First Aid Kit, a Discounted Dyson Vacuum & More

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There are two instances in which the Boy Scouts’ motto — “always be prepared” — is truer than ever: realizing you’re lost in the wilderness as the sun is setting, and discovering you’ve run out of basic first aid supplies in the midst of a global health pandemic. (Technically there’s one more instance, but running-out-of-toilet-paper jokes are a bit touchy at the moment.) Unless you’re the most unfortunate person on earth, you likely need only worry about the second instance for the time being. And right now, one of the best preparedness kits out there, VSSL’s First Aid, is not only still in stock — it’s currently 25 percent off. The kit comes with some highly sought-after items such as antiseptic wipes, medical gloves and, yes, even disposable thermometers (not to mention 46 other standard first-aid essentials), all neatly rolled up and safely contained in an ultra-durable, waterproof cylinder capped with a 4-mode LED light on one end. These are the essentials you should always have on hand, and now is the time to restock if you haven’t already. After all, with first aid, it’s always better to have what you don’t need than to need what you don’t have.

Buy Now: $125 $94

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Outdoors and Fitness

• A good deal on yard boots from R.M. Williams [30% OFF]
• Save on heathered towels from Parachute[30% OFF]
• A discounted backpack from Topo Designs [25% OFF]
• Save $50 on a Dyson V7 vacuum [17% OFF]
• A weighted blanket from Casper [10% OFF]


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Dyson V6 Vacuum
Save 37%: The refurbished Dyson V6 vacuum is 37 percent off on Nordstrom Rack right now and one of the best Dyson deals you can buy.

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Salomon Speedcross 5 Trail Running Shoes
Save $45: Sorry, we just killed your last excuse for not becoming a super badass off-road galloping maniac.

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Best Fitness Deals of the Week
Save up to 65%: From Adidas to Nike to Under Armour and more, we’ve compiled all of the week’s best workout-from-home deals here.

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Save up to 70%: We’re all spending a lot more time indoors, but outdoor gear makers are discounting brand new items that’ll come in handy when it’s time to go out again.

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Ray-Ban Sunglasses
Save 58%: At over half off, these classic Ray-Ban shades are a deal worth hopping on.

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Save 70%: From everyday chinos to crunchy sandals to classic denim jackets and more, these are the best style deals of the week.

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The Best Tech Deals of the Week
Save up to 50%: You’ve likely been working from home for the past few weeks. In light of that, we’ve rounded up the best deals on electronics to help you work more productively and be more efficient at home.

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Timex Watches
Save 25%: For two days only, you can nab affordable timepieces such as the Marlin Automatic, Navi XL and the Milano XL at a significant discount — be sure to use the code “FLASH25″ at checkout.

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Filson Field Watches
Save 71%: Filson Watches is offering 71 percent off five timepieces and 67 percent off three others, from time-only watches in different dial and case colors to chronographs on leather or rubber straps.

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