Q. Hi Gear Guy. One time, I saw a TV ad about a special type of garment—particularly for athletes—that turns your sweat into energy. Is there really such a product and will it work?Section: Ask the Gear Guy
Saving, producing, and using energy wisely will be critical to America’s future. If we are to leave future generations with a world in which they can live as well or better than we have, SCouts and other potential leaders of tomorrow must begin the hard work of understanding energy and the vital role it will play in the future.Section: Merit Badge Requirements
It’s huge question: Should you buy the new PlayStation 4 game console? The short answer: Yes, definitely. But maybe not quite yet. Let’s take a deeper look.Section: Game reviews and news
A look at what you’ll find inside the October 2013 issue of Boys’ Life magazine.Section: Magazine
Few of us are familiar with the seemingly innocent but mischievously potent poisonous flowers readily found nationwide. Ingestion of such plants is one of the top 10 causes of poisoning worldwide.Section: Wilderness First Aid Q&A
Cold can be dangerous to our skin, muscles, nerves, and bones. Frostbite is the end result of cold-induced injury to our tissues, and it is much more common than one may think.Section: Wilderness First Aid Q&A
Power a digital clock by making a battery out of lemons.Section: BL Workshop
A photo gallery of the coolest, fastest and greenest electric vehicles around.Section: Features
Q. That BioLite stove seems like a neat idea. But does it really work?Section: Ask the Gear Guy
Do you have any codes for the game?Section: Games Guru
Are there any codes?Section: Games Guru
Combining a toy with a game is a good idea that might put new life into the Spyro series. But now that it’s out, is Skylanders all it’s cracked up to be? Let’s find out.Section: Game reviews and news
Q. What is your best idea of a survival shelter? How would you build it?Section: Ask the Gear Guy
It’s racing season! Since most of us can’t get behind the wheel to feel the exhilaration of speeding to victory on the racetrack, video games are pretty much the next best thing. Here are two new options.Section: Game reviews and news
The Boy Scouts of America will participate in many robotics events during the month of April to help celebrate the launch of the Robotics merit badge. Here are some of them.Section: Robotics
Are there any codes?Section: Games Guru
The first thing you need to know about Bakugan: Defenders of the Core is that these guys are humongous, sometimes as tall as skyscrapers. And when they get to brawling, all bets are off. Godzilla has nothing on Bakugan.Section: Game reviews and news
Just because you’ve been lugging your gear for miles on end doesn’t mean you can’t eat as if you were in your own kitchen. Check out some of the favorite reflector-oven recipes of Troop 1570 in Herndon, Va.Section: Outdoors
When areas like the Nerve Cluster and Lumbar Nook react, it looks like they’re being damaged. When areas like the Arm Central and Rump Command react, it looks like they’re collecting energy. And when areas like the Pump Works and the Airway react, little circles come out of it. Why do areas have these different reactions?Section: Games Guru
I am in Slime Rivers on the Wii and I need help.Section: Games Guru
These jelly beans are designed to provide you energy when you’re really exercising or exerting yourself.Section: Ask the Gear Guy
Conservation and responsible outdoorsmanship is a huge part of being a Scout. Here are some of the things that Boyslife.org readers have told us they are doing or plan to do to GO GREEN!Section: Go Green!
The BL Go Green! series is wrapping up, and by now you’re probably a whiz on going green. But you’re just one person — does it really matter what you do? Put your Go Green! know-how to the test and see how your everyday decisions can add up.Section: Go Green!
Throughout the year, Boys’ Life has profiled those who are making a difference for the environment. Read about these Go Green! heroes.Section: Go Green!