Kind of a Big Deal: March 12th

Today in sales: Mini projectors, AncestryDNA kits, travel bags

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Welcome to Kind of a Big Deal, a daily roundup of great sales on the brands and items you love (tech, shoes, style, travel, etc.), as well as great new products. Please note: Deals are subject to change at the whim of the merchants mentioned.

Nebula Capsule
Anker’s soda can-sized projector has big dreams: it can display a picture up to 100 inches. Utilizing Android 7.0 and doubling as a 360-degree Bluetooth speaker, the Nebula has a 2.5-hour battery life (you can also charge while you play) and promises a bright and vivid picture. It’s not going to replace your 4K TV, but it could be great for content on the road or at big parties. Today, it’s Amazon’s Deal of the Day and it’s down to $224 (from $320), the lowest price we’ve ever seen (the bulkier Nebula Prizm is also on sale).

Privacy concerns aside, genetic kits are a great way to get know more about your family history — and from personal experience, they make for fantastic gifts. These updated kits also allow you to discover 18 of your “most interesting personal traits,” along with finding out where your ancestors lived and how/where they migrated. Currently 37% off, down to just $69.

Aer Go Collection
These heather grey duffels, slings, totes and packs are designed to 1) not attract attention and 2) roll-up and be packed flat inside larger luggage. Essentially, they’re smaller, minimalist bags for your everyday adventures on the road. Launching at just $55-$85.

Sales of note:

  • AllModern: Warmer days ahead! Take up to 65% off outdoor furniture (seats, dining sets, hammocks, etc.)
  • Nordstrom Rack: Take up to 74% off nearly 2,000 low-top and slip-on sneakers from Toms, Nike, adidas, Converse, etc.

Photos: (Top to bottom)  Amazon (3); Aer

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