25 Amazing Things You Can Buy For Less Than $25

Cool stuff doesn’t always have to be expensive. Here are some of our favorite purchases under $25 that were suggested in this Reddit thread.

#1. Miracle berry tablets

They last for an hour, and they alter your taste buds so that anything sour tastes sweet. Awesome.

“Eat a whole lemon like it’s an orange. Taste pineapple like you’ve never tasted. Enjoy pomegranate, persimmons, sour patch kids, sour cherry bombs, sour grapes, like you’ve never enjoyed before,” writes piyokochan.

miracle berry tablets

#2. LifeStraw

“Drink from basically any water source with the straw, fill containers of unfiltered or gross water and drink from them on the go,” writes AestheticalGains. “If you’re an outdoors person, hiker, backpacker, or survivalist, they’re a must.”


#3. Venus Flytrap

“Got it for $7,” writes FlamesFanatic. “His name is Septimus Prime.”

4. Slow Cooker

“You put a bunch of stuff in, turn it on, go to sleep, and when you wake up you have a delicious meal,” writes Ghost17088.


5. Rock-It

“It basically turns just about any surface into a speaker,” writes AlwaysClassyNvrGassy.

rock-it speaker

6. Loot Crate subscription

For $13.37 per month, you get six to eight hand-picked “geek-gamer” products, notes Kjarahz.

loot crate

7. A vibrating head massager

“Like an orgasm for the scalp,” writes JungleLegs.

virbrating scalp massager

8. Cards Against Humanity

The game “will give you hours of entertainment with friends,” writes kinnelonfire75.


9. Blow dart gun

“Provides hours of entertainment!” writes MinistrofDeath. “Great for annoying your girlfriend.”

blow dart gun

10. Diamond Candles

What’s so special about this candle? Well, each one contains a ring worth anywhere from $10 to $5,000. The candle itself costs $24.95. Genius.

“The excitement of not knowing what ring you get is worth the money,” writes msshellshock. “Mine ended up beig a $100 white sapphire.”

diamond candles

11. Solar charger for mobile devices

It does what it says on the tin. A pretty cool device to own for long hiking trips in the great outdoors.

solar tech charger

12. An animal for someone in need

“The animals go to someone in an impoverished country who needs them, and the good feeling is shared by you, the needy person, and whomever you decide to give that gift in the name of,” writes magicdragonfly. “Pretty cool, if you ask me.”

boy with calf

13. Rainbow glasses

“They refract white light into the visible light spectrum into about 8 directions,” writes ElEspecial. “Best used at night, and actually they show different bits and pieces of the spectrum depending on the element which the source of light is made from, so consequently ‘green’ light bulbs with mercury look different than street lamps with phosphorous.”

rainbow glasses

14. Lodge cast-iron skillet

What makes this different from a regular skillet? According to kdgarden, it cooks things like eggs and bacon “perfectly”.

frying pan skillet metal

15. Swiss Army Knife

No outdoors trip is complete without one.

swiss army knife

16. Superior noise-canceling earbuds

“You can’t find a better pair of earbuds for under $100,” writes ReeG. “There’s a 300+ page thread on head-fi.org of people vouching for these.”

You can get them here for just $6.12.


17. Motorized pepper grinder

“Nothing says ‘look mate, I’m higher up in the hierarchical system of life’ like offering them a motorized pepper grinder when they come over for dinner and don’t know what it is,” writes Svardskampe.

pepper grinder

18. Kinetic sand

Bring the beach indoors with this special easy to shape sand. Building sandcastles has never been so fun.

kinetic sand

19. Remote control helicopter

Your parents (or partner) might lose their minds, but this little RC helicopter is a whole lot of fun to fly around.

20. T-shirt from Once Upon A Tee

“This website puts up a new collection of shirts every week,” writes firefly71.They’ve gotten $12 from me almost every week in the last month.”

hello jawa shirt once upon a tee

21. ODB2 Dongle

“Plug it into your car, run the app and get your diagnostics. You get the same info the mechanics get and you get a code if you cars have errors,” writes aimhelix. “You can then check the internet for fixes for that code and start learning about doing your own fixes in your car. Eventually you’ll come to see that its much easier than you think.”


22. Five bottles of Trader Joe’s La Fin Du Monde

“One of the best beers you’ll probably ever try,” writes UpDownAndAround3.

You can find the beer at most Trader Joe’s.

la fin du monde

23. Bubble Calendar

Now you have an excuse to a pop a bubble… Every. Single. Day.

bubble calendar

24. Tactical Bacon

The perfect partner for your shiny new cast-iron skillet. And with a shelf life of 10 years, you’ll never have to worry about the expiration date again. Well, at least not for 10 years anyway.

Plate Of Bacon Food Breakfast

25. Some Dogecoin

“It’s the entry-level cryptocoin, could be worth more if it ‘goes to the moon’ and will get you involved in a fun community,” writes tpepperoni.

You can buy some here.


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