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Cool Jobs: Circus Clown

Being a clown isn’t all fun and games. A lot of hard work goes into filling the circus with laughter.

Cool Jobs: Volcanologist

Most people flee from erupting volcanoes because they’re big and loud and dangerous. But when a volcano blows its top anywhere in Alaska, Game McGimsey can’t wait to

Learn Guitar from a Pro

Do you want to learn how to be a rockstar? Learning to play guitar requires a lot of practice, but getting lessons from a professional teacher can help get you there faster.

BL FICTION: A House Divided

The Civil War has yet again arrived at his family's doorstep, and Johnny McLean is a witness to history in this short story by Michael P. Spradlin.

Homemade Gift Ideas

Homemade Gift IdeasLooking for a unique gift for mom, dad or anyone special in your life? Check out homemade gift ideas in the BL Workshop.

Hail to the Victorino!

The rank of Eagle Scout isn’t the only pinnacle Shane Victorino has reached. The speedy Philadelphia Phillies center fielder has been to the World Series the past two Octobers (winning a title in 2008), played for the USA in the second-ever World Baseball Classic in 2009, has won two consecutive Gold Gloves and led the majors in triples last year with 13. Whew!

The Best Cars You’ve Never Heard Of

cars-200x148You won't find these ridiculous speeds, water-powered engines or shape-shifting bodies at the local car dealership. Venture off the beaten path and discover cool new ways to get around.

Dangers of smoking

You've probably heard that smoking causes lung cancer. But did you know that tobacco attacks nearly every part your body? View our interactive body for a rundown of some of the damage tobacco does -- from your brain to your big toe.