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    15 Weird And Useful Things Canadians Are Putting On Their Amazon Wish Lists

    This week: cotton candy machines, inflatable kayaks, and Japanese snacks.


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    Did you know Amazon has a section for products that people keep putting on their wish lists and registries? Well, they do. And Canadians are wishin' for some pretty interesting stuff this week.


    Here are some of the coolest and most useful products from that section this week:

    1. This adorable spout cover that will prevent your kids from bumping their heads during bath time ($17.95).

    Promising review: "Wife says 'Ahh, watch her head!' 100% less since we put this on for our daughter. Fit on in 5 secs snug and taught, covers every dangerous corner and daughter is fascinated by water spewing from whales mouth now."–simon

    Get it here.

    2. This vintage-looking cotton candy maker that's perfect for someone who has a taste for nostalgia ($63.99).

    Promising review: "We bought this to use at our wedding and it was a big hit. Easy to clean after and it served hundreds of cones."–Christopher Dupres

    Get it here.

    3. This solar-powered external charger for when you're off the grid and running low on battery ($39.99).

    Promising review: "Great product. I took it camping for a long weekend and it kept my electronics charged. It does take some time to charge via the solar panel, but that's to be expected."–Mark Moldowan

    Get it here.

    4. This self-sustaining fish tank that uses waste to feed plants, and plants to clean water ($72.50).

    Promising review: "The water garden is great! The wheatgrass seeds and radish sprouts grew fast."–adrian pang

    Get it here.

    5. These grizzly oven mitts that are both functional and adorable ($26.60).

    Promising review: "Cool paws. Almost don't want to use them because they're so cute."–Tanya Sobchuk

    Get them here.

    6. This foldable basket that's perfect for biking to and from the farmer's market ($107.86).

    Promising review: "This product does exactly what it says it will do. I use it to go grocery shopping. It slides on and off the Topeak bike rack beautifully. I have to be a little careful not to overload it, as it makes my bike seem a little harder to balance, but that's not the fault of the product."–JJ

    Get it here.

    7. This groovy alarm clock that can change its colour and charge your phone at the same time ($78.93).

    Promising review: "I love this alarm clock. The blue tooth feature is amazing and works well with my iPhone. The light adds a soothing atmosphere to my room and a cool, upbeat tone to any get together with friends."–Amazon Customer

    Get it here.

    8. This TARDIS backpack that any Doctor Who fan would love, even if it’s not actually bigger on the inside ($30.69).

    Promising review: "It was exactly as described and my granddaughter loved it."–Alice Campbell

    Get it here.

    9. This enormous box full of popular Japanese snacks that will put your tastebuds into overdrive ($46.99).

    Promising review: "The snacks are all very interesting! My family loves it.

    My favorite so far is the strawberry milk candy."–amaimagi

    Get it here.

    10. This transparent umbrella that will make sure you stay dry without accidentally bumping into strangers ($23.99).

    Promising review: "It arrived early and looks great! My grandma loves it. She always wanted one like this."–marie

    Get it here.

    11. This two-person inflatable kayak that comes with its very own air pump so you can save your strength for those rapids ($226.84).

    Promising review: "I couldn't be happier with this kayak as a first time buyer and user. It's at a perfect price point to try out as we weren't sure how often we'd use it. The kayak, paddles and pump all fold up and fit into a nice carrying bag which makes it easier to transport. The pump works awesome and fills up the kayak in only a few minutes. The material seems very thick and durable and should hold up well."–Jason Hofley

    Get it here.

    12. This cute canvas tote bag that any mermaid-believer would want immediately ($19.00).

    Promising review: "Oh how I love this little bag! I purchased it initially as part of a 'hipster mermaid' costume, and completely fell in love with it. I now use it for a casual every day tote. The design is really well done -- very clear and vibrant."–bshotts

    Get it here.

    13. This inflatable travel pillow that helps to support your upper body, making your next flight slightly less terrible ($34.95).

    Promising review: "Great for travel whether in a plane, car or train. Simple and quick to inflate. Secures with strap and very comfortable. Deflates and rolls up to be quite compact. Would recommend for those who like to sleep when they travel."–Clayton Lee

    Get it here.

    14. This 4-pack of Hilroy notebooks that are a blast from your Canadian elementary school past ($1.47).

    Promising review: "Great little books for mindless note-taking."–Alisha Ding

    Get them here.

    15. And finally, this sort-of-weird, kind-of-genius cat litter box that's disguised as a fake plant ($132.99).

    Promising review: "You will love this box and so will your kitties!"–Nan

    Get it here.

    To see more other items that people are wishing for, click here.

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