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Brought to you by Clay Swartz, associate editor of Boys’ Life magazine, Heads Up is your one-stop destination for the coolest stuff from around the globe. Plus there will be plenty of chances to win free stuff, so check in as much as possible.
- Read the Winning Essays From BL’s 2018 Reading ContestWith thousands of fantastic entries, choosing the winners was tough.
- PodAsk, the New BL Podcast Will Answer All Your Wildest Questions!The wonders of the world are all around us. And young people have all kinds of questions about them. That’s why we’re tackling your toughest questions in an entertaining and educational podcast called PodAsk, brought
- The First Trailer For Star Wars: Episode IX Finally Reveals Its TitleThe first trailer for Star Wars: Episode IX is finally here!
- Black Hole Unveiled For First Time in HistoryToday you get to witness one of the most epic moments in the history of science -- the first photo of a black hole.
- It’s Nearly Impossible Not to Smile Watching the First Trailer For ‘The Lion King’'The Lion King' roars into theaters on July 19.
Love books? This is the right place. Get chances to win free books, the latest info on cool new books and pretty much anything else related to – wait for it … BOOKS! The Book Zone is ruled by Boys’ Life Senior Editor Paula Murphey.
- Read This Excerpt of ‘Addison Cooke and the Treasure of the Incas’Looking for an exciting, adventurous new read?
- 100 Books Every Boy Should ReadBoys' Life has provided 100 years of great reading. Here are 100 books that every guy should read.
- BL’s Exclusive Reveal of Lego Ninjago: Dark Island TrilogySee our exclusive cover reveal. Plus, check out an excerpt from Book One of the new trilogy.
- BL Fiction: ‘Home of the Brave’ by Eric A. KimmelRockets' red glare, the bombs bursting in air ... Young Adam is witness to one of the most important moments in our country's history.
- Participate In This Cool Summer Reading ChallengeOne of the best things about summer is that there’s more time for reading cool books. Without the stress of school and homework, you can finally focus on catching up on some of those books you’ve been meaning to get to all year. Now, summertime reading is even more fun. Scholastic has recently launched a […]
The Scouting Around blog is your source for Scouting news. Get ideas for your troop by reading about Scouting activities across the country. Biking in Buffalo? Caving in California? Fishing in Florida? Mountain climbing in Montana? Shooting in South Carolina? It’s all in Scouting Around.
Love fishing? Want to learn how to catch more fish? Check out Boys’ Life‘s ultimate fishing blog for tips, tricks and expert advice.
- Name That Fish QuizCan you identify these popular freshwater ichthyoids?
- What Are Those Things?Power Poles are a recent innovation that most fishing pros use to silently anchor our boats in place. Here's how they work.
- Bonus Fish in WinterIf you like catching great big fish -- and having a lot of peace and quiet while doing it -- fishing on a cold winter day can be the perfect cure for cabin fever.
- 8 Fishing Knots to KnowCan you imagine going fishing without knowing how to tie an improved clinch knot? Or a double surgeon's loop? Neither can we.
- How to Make the Most of a Rainy DayIf you like fishing enough, you’ll eventually end up on the water when it’s raining.
Stuck in a tough spot? Can’t figure out how to get past a monster? Just looking for an easier way? The Games Guru has the answers you need to succeed in your favorite video games.
Not sure which gear to buy? Need tips for maintaining your equipment? Just send in your questions for the Gear Guy to answer.
Wilderness first aid expert “Dr. K” explains how to be prepared for medical emergencies that can occur in the outdoors where resources run thin and accidents are sure to happen.