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Inside the October 2012 issue


 

Here’s what you’ll find inside the October 2012 issue of Boys’ Life magazine. Remember, many articles are exclusive to the printed magazine and are not available online.

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On the October 2012 cover

ALL CHARGED UP

Take a look at the coolest, fastest and greenest electric vehicles around.

See an electrifying gallery of plugged-in cars


This month’s other features

EXPECTING THE UNEXPECTED

A canoe trip that starts at the Hoover Dam almost always ends in adventure.

 

GET GEARED UP FOR OFF-ROAD CYCLING

The Gear Guy tells you everything you need to know to get riding — fast!

 

BL WORKSHOP: TELL TIME WITH LEMONS

Power a digital clock by making a battery out of lemons.

Build a lemon-powered clock

How to build three more electronics projects

 

SCARY STORY

Fiction. Mark, Jim and Spencer have heard it all before — or have they?


Only in our Boy Scout edition

SCOUTING AROUND

There are advantages to being the sole owner of a business: You have direct control over your business, and no one else can tell you what to do.

Visit the Scouting Around blog

 

THE LEWIS AND CLARK EXPERIENCE

A realistic historical vessel turns a trip down the Missouri River into an authentic expedition.

 

COOL JOBS: EYES IN THE SKIES

Thanks to Federal Air Marshals like Ed Ronan, flying on a plane has never been safer.


Only in our Cub Scout edition

PINEWOOD PICASSOS

(Get it? Picasso was a famous artist. Here’s your chance to be famous, too!)

See photos of cool pinewood derby cars1

Upload a photo of your car

 

LET’S LOOK AT PRESIDENTS

Read it! Color it! Get it all in this special Cub Scout section.


Links

Click here to see all the links featured in the October issue of Boys’ Life!


And more!

Look for the regular score of comics, jokes, games, Scouts in Action, Tradin’ Post and more! Only in the October issue of Boys’ Life!

The Wacky Adventures of Pedro

Pee Wee Harris Looks at Safety

 

Comments about “Inside the October 2012 issue”

  1. matt man says:

    this is really good book

  2. Anonymous says:

    Like your magizeans

  3. mymom says:

    totally super duper wickedly awesome

  4. 1#scout says:

    i got this magazine and i scratched the thing to get a adventure kit and i won

    • Epiclyepic says:

      I read your comment and got my magazine scratched the circle and “Hey dad i won something from the BSA magazine can you fill this out real quick.” XD

  5. coopatroopa films says:

    awsome

  6. coolman360 says:

    1st one

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