Fast Facts: Superheroes
News & Notes
- Get a tutorial on building the perfect paper airplane
- “The Boys’ Book of Snacks” by J Louis Messina for Amazon Kindle
- “The Boys’ Book of Snacks” by J Louis Messina for Nook
- Find out how to enter the 2013 Boys’ Life reading contest
- Read the winners’ complete reports in the 2012 contest
- Enter for a chance to win free books
Ask the Gear Guy
- Waterproof a tent with ReviveX Air Dry Waterproofing Spray
- Hari Mari flip-flops
- Scout Classic from Hennessy Hammocks
- Students on Ice expeditions to the Arctic and Antarctic
- Operation Sail (OpSail)
- Young Austinite Wins Ride on Historic Tall Ship Still Sailing
- Tourette Syndrome Association
Ahoy! Set Sail for Adventure on the Great Lake Huron
Made in America
- Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory in Louisville, Ky.
- Ben & Jerry’s in Waterbury, Vt.
- Bureau of Engraving and Printing in Washington, D.C.
- Boeing in Everett, Wash.
- Corning Museum of Glass in Corning, N.Y.
- Julius Sturgis Pretzel Company in Lititz, Pa.
- Ford Motor Company in Dearborn, Mich.
- Homestake Gold Mine in Lead, S.D.
- Find more tours in the “Watch It Made in the U.S.A.” book
Going Pro with Legos
- See a gallery of more art from Lego pros
- Send us a pic of your Lego creation for a chance to win fun Lego sets
- Lego pro: Nathan Sawaya
- Lego pro: Nicholas Foo
- Lego pro: Jumpei Mitsui
- Lego pro: Matija Pužar
- Lego pro: Robin Sather
- Lego pro: Dirk Denoyelle
- Lego pro: Rene Hoffmeister
- Lego pro: Sean Kenney
- Lego pro: Ryan McNaught
- The BSA’s STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Initiative
- Transatlantic Council makes Scouting available to U.S. citizens in Europe
- Requirements for the Leave No Trace Achievement Award
- Register for Summit high-adventure trips
- Learn some unique outdoors cooking methods
- Get the details on the new Game Design merit badge
- Take a look at Disney Infinity, John Day’s latest videogame project
- Entertainment Software Association
- International Game Developers Association
On Your Own
- Surviving on your own in the real world
- Adjust to living on your own in college
- Time management tips
- Seven sins of first-time renters
- Manage your money
- Boy Scouts of America Discover Prepaid Cards
- Student credit card debt
- Taxes 101: Five basic ideas
- Filing taxes for the first time
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