Best Deals: Our favorite step-up portable vacuum, the Dyson DC44 Animal, has dropped to a great low price, $300 (from $400). [Amazon]
* Best Deals: Our favorite soda maker, the SodaStream Fountain Jet Starter Kit, is back down to its lowest price, $59 (from $70). [Amazon]
* Best Deals: The 6-inch version of our favorite German-forged chef's knife, the Wusthof Classic, is down to its lowest price, $50 (from $109). [Amazon]
* We have a new runner-up for best nail clippers: The Muji Silver Nail Clippers (Size Small) cut finger- and toenails sharply without leaving jagged edges. [Best Nail Clippers for Home Grooming]
* The new stick vacs coming soon from Bissell and Black & Decker look quite promising. [Best Cordless Stick Vacuum]
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