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    31 Products From Target That Can Be Best Described As “Genius”

    Products so brilliant they earned a spot on the Mensa list.

    1. A phone sanitizer because your phone is basically your third hand, so it should be washed just as often. Kill 99.99% of bacteria and germs in just 10 minutes time.

    An iPhone inside a black, UV-sanitizing phone box

    2. A smart mug so you don't have to keep taking trips to the microwave to heat up your morning brew. Control the temp of your beverage using the touch display buttons. It's perfect for on-the-go caffeinators.

    A model holding a black, temperature controlled travel mug

    3. An iRobot Roomba because some of us are both neat freaks and couch potatoes. Control your Roomba with your phone in one hand, and Netflix with a remote in the other. We are multifaceted. Bonus: It comes with an automatic dirt disposal.

    A black, iRobot Roomba vacuum with an automatic dirt disposal placed next to an iPhone with the iRobot app displayed

    4. An egg cooker that'll make twelve perfectly hard-boiled eggs which you can transform into deviled eggs to impress your guests at your next cocktail party. Isn't that egg-citing?

    A navy, 12-egg, egg cooker filled with hard boiled eggs on a kitchen counter next to a plate of deviled eggs

    5. A smart pressure cooker because it's true what they say: "a watched pot never boils." This device lets you monitor your foods progress using your phone while you catch up on your latest binge watch.

    A black, wifi-controlled pressure cooker next to a phone displaying the associated app

    6. A five-port charging station so you no longer have to scatter all your devices around the house just to get them charged.

    A white, 5-port charging station

    7. A vacuum sealer that's just as effective at preserving food as it is saving your money. No more tossing away freezer burned meats or stale chips. You can seal everything from cookies to pasta to rib eye with just a click of a button.

    A black, food preservation system being used to seal bags of salami and cheese

    8. An air fryer so you can enjoy the crispy deliciousness of fries without all the excess oil. Fry, roast, reheat all of your fave foods with just the click of a button.

    A black air fryer on the kitchen counter next to air fries chicken

    9. A wireless sand stone charging pad for those who want a charger that works quickly and looks like a beautiful piece of decor when it's not in use.

    A round, grey/black sand stone charging pan with an iPhone atop

    10. A dual coffee maker for those looking to make delicious hot *and* cold brews without spending $$$ at their local Starbucks.

    A black Ninja iced & hot coffee maker on a kitchen counter next to cups of iced coffee and hot coffee

    11. A Google Nest Cam so you can keep an eye on your home, office, or loved ones while you're away. It's designed with a talk system so you can communicate with people or pets on the other side of the lens.

    A grey/black, Google Nest camera in a child's play room

    12. A smart LED bulb because you shouldn't have to get up from the couch to dim your lights. Control the glow in your space using the app or your voice. It's that easy.

    13. An electric slicer/peeler so you can whip up a yummy salad or pizza without accidentally nicking your fingers. Now this is high-tech.

    14. An electric can opener that'll open even the stubbornest of cans with just the touch of a button. No more icing your wrists after opening a can of tomato soup.

    A black, electric can opener next to images of the can opener being used on a bottle of cherries and the package opener being used to open a package for a lightbulb

    15. A Sodastream so you can enjoy crisp, bubbly water without ever over-filling your recycling bin with cans. Add in drops of your fave flavors, like black cherry, grapefruit, mango, and many more.

    A blue Sodastream next to a glass of sparkling lemon water

    16. A reusable snack bag that'll keep your food fresh and the oceans clear of plastic. Win-win.

    A clear/aqua, reusable snack pack filled with cherry tomatoes

    17. An wine preservation system so you can taste an aged bottle without having to uncork it. Your Cabernet Sauvignon deserves better — and so do you.

    A model using a black wine preservation system to pour a taste of red wine into a glass

    18. A dish brush that'll dispense soap so you can get through your chores in record time. Place it in the included plastic holder after each use to keep your counters clean.

    A model placing a soap dispensing brush into a plastic holder

    19. A video doorbell so you can receive real-time notifications directly to your phone whenever your home has a visitor. Bonus: It's fashioned with night vision sensors and allows you to communicate with anyone outside.

    20. A pair of noise-canceling earbuds because Lizzo & Cardi B's Rumors should never be interrupted by the sounds of the sirens, busy streets, or loud roommates.

    A pair of powder blue, wireless, noise-canceling earbuds with a matching charging case

    21. A Magic Bullet so you can make it to your morning workout class without skipping the most important meal of the day.

    A magic bullet blender blending vegetables

    22. A expandable colander to help you strain your pasta without cooking your fingers. The only thing that should be al dente are the noodles.

    A green, expandable colander

    23. A pet hair eraser vacuum that'll immediately become every pet owner's fave household appliance. It's guaranteed to grab fur and hair from the toughest spots — like between couch cushions or under your ottoman.

    24. An airtight six-piece canister set to keep your pantry products protected all day long. Your cabinets will be Pinterest-board-worthy in no time.

    6 airtight canisters displayed in a kitchen filled with pastas, rice, and beans

    25. An Crock-Pot so you can fix gourmet culinary creations without having to hover over the stove. Just toss in your ingredients, pick your mode, and come back later when it's ready to be savored.

    A black/silver, Crock-Pot filled with a beef stew on a kitchen counter

    26. A motion-sensor trash can that'll open with just a wave of your hand. No more touching the stinky garbage.

    A model waving their hand over a silver, motion-sensor trash can

    27. A deep cleaner so you can give your home a professional level cleaning without breaking the bank. Remove the stubbornest of stains like red wine and pet ~accidents.~

    A model using a portable deep cleaner to remove a stain from a carpet

    28. A humidifier to keep the air in your space moist, your skin feeling great, and your sleeps deeper than ever. Its sleek design will fit any aesthetic.

    A black humidifier on a night-table

    29. A handheld steamer so you can give your clothes a pressed, dry-clean look and feel without having to leave the house. Gone are the days of wrinkled button-downs.

    A model using a white, handheld steamer on a blouse

    30. A bidet attachment that's easy to install so you can revel in the luxury of a European-inspired bathroom. Plus, you'll save $$$ on toilet paper.

    A bidet attachment on the side of a toilet

    31. An Amazon Echo so you can play all your fave Spotify tracks just by saying: "Hey Alexa, play Dua Lipa's 'Levitating'."

    The Amazon Echo speaker

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