Brooke Hall

Brooke and Mason Hall are a mother-son team. She’s a freelance writer with a journalism background. He’s a teenager who loves all things electronic, which he often buys secondhand to fiddle with and dissect.

Outdoor Vitals Rhyolite Lightweight 45L backpack review

REVIEW – Camp Palawopec, in the rolling hills of Brown County, Indiana, is my son Mason’s happy place. But he’s had gear issues the last two summers, so this year he’s trying the Outdoor Vitals Rhyolite Lightweight internal frame 45L backpack. Mason’s first year at camp, a sneaky raccoon unzipped his large canvas duffel and …

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Imaginations fly high with PowerUp 2.0 paper airplane motor

NEWS – Let your imagination and creativity sore to new heights with the PowerUp 2.0 paper airplane conversion kit electric motor. In just minutes you can convert your own paper airplane into a motorized flying machine. The PowerUp 2.0 includes: 50K RPM motor Carbon-fiber body Reinforced nylon nose clip Quick-charge port Charger (3 AA batteries …

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Light up Valentine’s Day with WHDTS heart-shaped soldering kit

NEWS – Are you searching for that perfect Valentine’s Day gift, and you enjoy tinkering with a soldering iron, crafts or DIY projects? Or maybe it’s your sweetheart who’d get a charge out of creating a small light-up display. In either case, check out the WHDTS heart-shaped, three-piece flashing LED DIY soldering kit. It’s advertised …

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Design your own clock/speaker/alert system with Divoom Timebox Mini

NEWS – Don’t let the retro-feeling, pixelated display fool you! In just a few square inches, the Divoom Timebox Mini packs in a quality speaker, clock and notification system that’s completely customizable. An app lets you create a personalized system to match your needs and individual whimsy. Want Sponge Bob to rouse you in the …

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