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Turn sweat into energy

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?


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.

Packing Checklists for Camping Trips

Need to know what to bring on your next outing? Every packing list starts with these items. They're called "Scouting Outdoor Essentials" for a reason.

Personal Fitness

Personal fitness is an individual effort and desire to be the best one can be. Regardless of their current levels of personal fitness, in the twelve weeks it will take Scouts

October’s suggested program theme is Science

Each month, Boys’ Life magazine picks a theme from the Program Features for Troops, Teams, and Crews series of books for readers to consider for their program. October's suggested theme: Science.

Disney Infinity 3.0 game review

This fall, it's Star Wars everything! Sure, The Force Awakens movie is getting most of the hype, but Disney Infinity 3.0 deserves plenty, too.

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

PlayStation 4 game console review

ps4-200x148aIt'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.

Beware these beautiful flowers that can kill

flower-200x148Few 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.

Crazy About Choppers

At Camp Sikorsky, there are merit badges to be earned and facilities to tour. But mostly, there are awesome, state-of-the-art helicopters.