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    Posted on Feb 13, 2018

    Here's What People Are Buying On Amazon Right Now

    Movers and Shakers is a list of products on Amazon that are currently rising in the ranking. This week: burn-preventing pan handles, perfect travel shoes, and a new Pokémon game.

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    Amazon has a list of products called "Movers and Shakers," which is pretty much just fancy talk for things that are currently ~trending~.

    Here are some of the coolest and most useful things found on the list this week:

    1. Lightweight waterproof sneakers with grippy soles that'll be perfect for all your adventures.

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    Promising review: "I was very pleased that this was a multi-purpose shoe. I traveled to Fiji from Florida wearing them. I was able to easily slide them off on the 10+ hour fight to Fiji, and slide them back on quickly to get off the plane. I snorkeled in them and they truly were an awesome, lightweight aquatic shoe. Instead of having to pack two pairs of shoes, one for travel and one for swimming, I wore these throughout the entire trip without ever putting them back in my luggage. This shoe was one of the best purchases I made for my trip." —Julianne Sunseri

    Price: $19.99+ (available in sizes 6-11 and in 15 colors).

    2. A set of four sturdy, stemless glasses so you can feel all fancy without wanting to wine about the price tag.

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    Promising review: "These are elegant and have a terrific hand-feel. In addition to being excellent wine glasses, they're perfect for vodka or whiskey on the rocks. These are the best glasses I've ever owned." —Denman

    Price: $13.95

    3. A cozy cardi to make finishing off any ensemble a snap.

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    Promising review: "This is my go-to cardigan. It's good quality with a medium weight to it. The length is great for pencil skirts and pants for work, and it goes with pretty much any outfit for non-work days as well. It's been so useful."—Momo

    Price: $21.99 (available in sizes XS-XL and in eight colors)

    4. A super convenient backpack specially designed to make airport security a breeze. It folds flat so your laptop and tablet can easily be accessed and scanned — a must for every frequent flyer.

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    Promising review: "I'm in love with this backpack. It's very sturdy, with great back padding and mesh-backed straps to allow for airflow around your shoulders. The straps are comfortable and the seams don't cut into my arms. The top front pocket is roomy, about seven or eight inches deep. The side pockets are a whole foot deep, and could probably fit a dress shoe on either side, for commuters or travelers. The inner pocket is surprisingly wide (five or six inches at the base), and it's flexible so you could fit a lot in there. There are two dividers inside, to organize papers or folders. The zippers are smooth, and it's easy to open the ScanSmart flatlay pocket. The laptop pocket has plenty of room for a larger laptop, as well as a padded arm that holds the laptop steady." —Carolyn

    Price: $49.99+ (available in seven colors)

    5. A set of 12 bright, felt-tip pens ready to color code your whole damn life.

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    Promising review: "I bought these for my planner and was pleased that they didn’t bleed through the paper. They all worked perfectly. The ink dries pretty quickly, so I haven’t had any issues with it transferring or smearing. I love these!" —Rosi C.

    Price: $7.15

    6. A five-pound, 12-flavor bag of gourmet gummy bears so scrumptious, fairy tales have been written about them.

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    Promising review: "Once upon a time, there was a little girl named Goldilocks who loved gummy bears. One day, she went shopping for them on Amazon, and found three different kinds! Being a glutton, she ordered them all.

    The first to arrive were the Haribo bears. She greedily shoveled a handful into her mouth and began chewing. 'Ow!' she exclaimed, as several of her teeth chipped. 'These bears are too hard!'

    The second to arrive were the Black Forest bears. She shoveled a handful into her mouth. 'Meh,' she said. 'These bears are okay, but I've had better.'

    The last to arrive were these Albanese Bears. 'Here goes nothing,' she said, as she shoveled a handful into her mouth and began chewing. Her eyes widened, and she immediately followed that handful with another. And then another. 'Oh. My. God.' she said, around a mouthful of bears. 'Where have these been all my life? They are the sweetest, softest, tastiest gummy treats I've ever had! These bears are just right!'" —T. Love

    Price: $12.99

    7. A skillet grip that'll prevent things from getting too hot to handle, even for the clumsiest of cooks.

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    Promising review: "This handle works perfectly as an added layer of protection from heat as well as a gripping device for easily handling pans. What I love most about this product is that the silicone is tolerant of both heat and cold, and can be used in the oven at temperatures up to 475 degrees. It can go directly from the oven to the freezer, is microwave safe, and is easy to clean." —shannon

    Price: $3.71+ (available in three colors)

    8. A genius keychain organizer, which can hold up to eight keys and comes with an expander to hold up to 14. Your pockets will never jingle as you walk into a room again!

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    Promising review: "I've collected key rings for years, searching for the best organization system for my various home, office, and mail keys. This is by far the best I've tried. I love the sleek design, the quality finish, and the way it fits in my pocket and purse. I admit that it was a little tricky getting my keys aligned in it, but once I did I was a happy camper. I now own two." —Amazon Customer

    Price: $22.98 (available in three colors)

    9. An adorable pirate-themed food tray formatted like a game board, complete with a treasure chest for hiding a sweet reward at the end. It just might save you the argh-ravation of trying to get your kid to eat their dinner.

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    Promising review: "My super picky four-year-old actually finished his dinner! If you have a kiddo highly motivated by games, prizes, or anything like that, this is a lifesaver. It also keeps parents from being the 'bad guys.' If he doesn't eat to the end, he doesn't get a treat, and that's no one's fault but his! This tray is a great way to make him feel like he's in control." —rhenderson09

    Price: $9.98+ (available in five colors)

    10. A versatile, waterproof seat cover to protect your car from your beloved-but-messy pets.

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    It also packs away easily into a handy storage bag.

    Promising review: "The seat cover itself is very light yet durable, and was able to protect my car's leather seats from digging greyhound nails while we drove our newest pet home. It also absorbed all of the dog odors and contained them so well that you would not be able to tell there was a dog in the car. It's machine washable, quite universal in size, and has Velcro pockets that allow you to reach through and access your seatbelts." —Amazon Customer

    Price: $28.99

    11. A microwave popcorn popper for a healthier version of your favorite late night snack.

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    In addition to making microwaving a breeze, the lid and handles make it easy to add and mix in your own seasonings. 😋

    Promising review: "Popping my own popcorn saves me money, and it's so much healthier than using bagged microwave popcorn! This popper cleans easily, folds up compactly, is lightweight, and works like a charm! Plus, you can pop without any added oil. I've paid twice this price for microwave popcorn bowls that didn't work half as well." —NanaD

    Price: $12.97 (available in three colors)

    12. A fit-and-flare dress (available with or without sleeves) that'll be just as perfect with tights (right now) as it will be with sandals (come spring).

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    Promising review: "I love this dress! It's super comfortable, and the pattern is adorable. Plus, it has POCKETS, which make it even better." —Sam M.

    Price: $13.99+ (available in sizes S-XL and in 32 styles)

    13. All the Pieces Matter: The Inside Story of "The Wire", bestselling author Jonathan Abrams' collection of oral histories about the acclaimed TV series.

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    Promising review: "This is a must for all fans of The Wire. Mr. Abrams talks to everyone involved in the show, from co-creators David Simon and Ed Burns to HBO executives to casting directors, writers, and actors. The book takes you through the years of the show and then shows the impact the show had on the city of Baltimore, including dealing with the violence in 2015. You get to see how the people who made the show great went about bringing that greatness to the screen." —P Magnum

    Price: $13.99+

    14. The Makey Makey invention kit, which'll let you connect any everyday object to your laptop and turn it into a keyboard button. Controlling Mario with a banana is a dream I never knew I had until now.

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    You don't need to install anything — just plug the device into your computer, and whatever you connect it to will turn into a key (just connect the other end of the cable to the corresponding button on the main console). The kit includes a console, cables, and clear instructions with lots of fun ideas for getting started.

    Promising review: "OMG, where do I start? My 9-year-old son and daughter LOVE this. We played piano with bananas, made a screaming carrot, and played Pac-Man with Play-Doh. My kids even coded their own games using Scratch and then played them with the Makey Makey. Additionally, one of the kids at the school where I teach reprogrammed one of the Makey Makeys so we could make a full-size aluminum foil piano for the kids to jump on. I highly recommend this product to introduce kids to circuits and coding." —texaspeaches

    Price: $53.94

    15. An aerating wine spout that'll make you pity the pour unfortunate souls who have to drink without one.

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    Promising review: "I was skeptical about how much of a difference this would make, but I'm now a true believer. I brought the aerator to a party and several of us did blind taste tests of a variety of wines, ranging from 10 dollar bottles to 30 dollar bottles, and it literally improved the nose and flavor of every wine. I love this product and will never drink wine without it again." —Jason D. Sparacino

    Price: $14.95+ (available in two colors)

    16. Batiste dry shampoo to make your 'do look good as new, without any annoying white residue.

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    Promising review: "I love, love, love this stuff! Like others with dark brown hair, I've had to put up with trying to get all that white stuff from other dry shampoos out of my hair. Other products leave your hair a little grayish and very dull looking. But this product is simply amazing! Not only does it give your hair much more body, but it also blends your color, reduces your part line, and gives you a fantastic depth of color." —KathleenBB

    Price: $17.97 for a three-pack (also available in 12 varieties for different hair colors and types)

    17. A professional AF rolling desk chair beloved by over 2,000 reviewers.

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    Promising review: "The assembly took about 10 minutes and I didn't have any problems. I spent about 8 to 10 hours a day sitting in this chair. It has provided continuous comfort for my back, and my productivity has increased since switching to it. After eight months of daily use, the cushioning still feels like new!" —TY16

    Price: $102.83+ (available in two colors)

    18. A top-rated rose gold eyelash curler that's equal parts fashion and function.

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    It also comes with two replacement pads.

    Promising review: "I've been looking for a good eyelash curler for a while. I'd bought about five or six, only to be disappointed. But then I ordered this, and it's definitely the best one I've ever had. It's a beauty must-have, and the presentation of it made me feel like I paid a lot more. I loved the small pouch it came in." —Ana Soto

    Price: $9.99 (available in three colors)

    19. Safe Paw ice melting salt to clear your porch or driveway while keeping furry family members' feet safe for the anticipated six more weeks of winter (😩).

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    This stuff works just as well as regular ice salt, but without any toxic chemicals that can irritate pets' paws, eyes, and skin. It's also safer for families with kids or for sprinkling on parts of the ground where you have plants you'd rather not poison.

    Promising review: "Our neighbor has pets and we have a small child, so it was important to get something non-toxic. The staff at our complex applied salt ahead of the snow, but we knew from previous experience it wouldn't be enough. I went back over the walkways with Safe Paw. The next morning, it was much easier to remove the snow and patches of ice. We spread another layer of Safe Paw, and not only does it help melt the salt, but it stays in place and helps those who are walking maintain traction. It's strong enough that the layer we put down almost a week ago has kept our walkways clear without additional applications." —R. Villanueva

    Price: $22.36

    20. Sweet-scented and squee-worthy jumbo food squishies so you can treat yourself while still leaving room for dessert.

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    Promising review: "These are adorable! The scent reminds me of the scratch-and-sniff stickers I had as as a kid. The quality did not disappoint and they came in a cute little package. I definitely recommend them!" —Tran Ho

    Price: $12.99+ (available in sets of two, three, and four)

    21. A hella affordable coffee maker so easy and efficient, it'll actually make getting up early bearable.

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    Promising review: "I wanted a coffee maker that would fit on my countertop, not take up a ton of space, and brew just enough coffee for little ol' me. This is PERFECT! It's small, brews up to four cups, and is so easy to clean. Plus, you cannot beat the price! I'm so happy with this purchase and I haven't had any issues with it." —Amy V.H.

    Price: $14.99+ (available in two colors)

    22. A set of humane mouse traps that are easy to set, open, and clean. Where were these things when I was living in a dorm?!

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    Promising review: "This thing really f-ing works! I'm so pleased that I bought it. I had tried regular traps and didn't catch anything, but all the bait was eaten. I was a bit bewildered and upset. But after only a few hours, this trap caught the culprit and I was able to easily and safely move it outside. I was so happy to be able to catch and release it! These are highly effective and easy to use. It really is a better mousetrap!" —Amazon Customer

    Price: $13.99

    23. Or, if you're more interested in virtual, electric-type rodents, try the new Detective Pikachu game for Nintendo 3DS, which lets you solve mysteries with everyone's favorite pocket monster.

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    Pre-order for March 23! In this new game, Pikachu can actually talk. You play as his human companion, and together you'll chat with other Pokémon to find clues and crack the case.

    You can also preorder the compatible Amiibo Pikachu figure (which is also a Mover and Shaker this week) from Amazon for $29.99.

    Price: $38.20

    Me, taking all the products from this post and putting them in my cart:

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    If you want to see what else is trending on Amazon right now, click here!

    Check out last week's post here.

    The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.

    Looking for the perfect gift for any occasion? Check out all of BuzzFeed's gift guides here!

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