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How to Fold Your Own Pocket-Sized Joke Books

How to Fold Your Own Pocket-Sized Joke Books

Never be without your favorite jokes again. Download, print and fold these fun pocket-sized joke books and you’ll always Be Prepared to laugh. WHAT YOU’LL NEED Scissors Glue stick Printed joke book template (see below) DOWNLOAD AND PRINT A JOKE BOOK...

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The Countdown Is On for the 2021 National Scout Jamboree

The Countdown Is On for the 2021 National Scout Jamboree

Summer 2021 might seem a long way off, but preparations for the 2021 National Scout Jamboree have already begun. You can Be Prepared by grabbing a parent or guardian and visiting the official Jamboree website at jamboree.scouting.org for information on the event, plus...

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Ouch! 10 Animals With Incredibly Strong Bites

Ouch! 10 Animals With Incredibly Strong Bites

These 10 animals have strong bites to help them eat, defend themselves and survive in the wild. To compare, the average adult human’s bite is only 150 pounds per square inch (PSI). 1. SALTWATER CROCODILE Bite strength: 3,700 pounds per square inch (PSI) 2....

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Awesome Pinewood Derby Car Designs of 2020

Need design inspiration. Check out this photo gallery of creative Pinewood Derby car designs sent to us by Boys’ Life readers, and then send us a photo of your 2020 Pinewood Derby car. Do you have a photo of your Pinewood Derby car? Send us a photo! Pinewood...

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Camping Blanket Instead of Sleeping Bag?

Camping Blanket Instead of Sleeping Bag?

Q: What is the best camping blanket? Have you ever used a Rumpl? They look cool. — Jimmy, Walla Walla, Washington Why, yes, I have used Rumpl camping blankets, and they are pretty cool — or, rather, warm. The Rumpl Original Puffy Blanket ($99, rumpl.com) and Rumpl...

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These Pinewood Derby Cars Are Glowing (Yours Can, Too)!

Ever seen Pinewood Derby cars like these? The new, amped up cars glow in the dark and sport some sweet headlights and underbody lights. It’s the latest way Scout Shop is making it easier than ever to seriously glo-up your traditional Pinewood Derby cars! How to...

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How to Keep Patrol Cooking Gear Clean?

How to Keep Patrol Cooking Gear Clean?

Q: How can my patrol keep our cooking gear clean? — Griffen, Gilbertsville, Pennsylvania A: You might not feel like doing it, but right after a meal, clean up. Use a biodegradable, unscented soap in a three-pot washing process. Wash your gear in a pot of hot water...

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Inside the January-February 2020 Issue

Inside the January-February 2020 Issue

Here’s what you’ll find inside the January-February 2020 issue of Boys’ Life magazine. Remember, many articles are only available to subscribers and are not available online. Please visit boyslife.org/subscribe to subscribe to the print or digital editions of Boys’...

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Big Game Kicks

Big Game Kicks

Use your kicking skills to put the football through the uprights. Use your kicking skills to put the football through the uprights. Powered by WPeMatico

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7 Great Gadgets for Lighting Up Your Campsite

7 Great Gadgets for Lighting Up Your Campsite

Keep your campsite bright at night with these great camping lanterns and lighting devices. BIOLITE BASE LANTERN XL Described by its maker as the world’s first flatpack lantern, the ultra-packable BIOLITE BASE LANTERN XL ($130) produces 500 lumens, enough light to...

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Episode 19: Who Closes the Bus Door After The Driver Exits?

Episode 19: Who Closes the Bus Door After The Driver Exits?

Ever wondered who closes the bus door for the man or woman who closes it for you? It’s not magic, but it’s basically just as cool. Solve this mystery by listening to our latest episode of PodAsk! Plus, you asked: How does sugar go from plant to candy? We trekked far...

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Move Over Summer Camp: Scouts Have a Blast a Blizzard Camp

Move Over Summer Camp: Scouts Have a Blast a Blizzard Camp

Think about the things that make summer camp great: the opportunity to earn merit badges, spend time with your friends and get away from it all for one week out of the year. Now think about all those things, but take away the sunburn, bugs and heat. Congratulations....

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50 Funny Star Wars Jokes and Comics

50 Funny Star Wars Jokes and Comics

May the farce be with you! Laugh at funny Star Wars jokes, puns and comics by Boys’ Life readers that would even make Darth Vader chuckle. Do you know a funny Star Wars joke or pun? Click here to send in your joke. Greg: Which Star Wars character travels around the...

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14 Funny and Unusual College and Pro Sports Mascots

14 Funny and Unusual College and Pro Sports Mascots

Take a look at these wacky college and professional sports mascots from across the country. Rumble the Bison Oklahoma City Thunder, National Basketball Association Rumble the Bison is one of the few mascots actually smaller than the animal he represents. The bison is...

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How to Build a Purple Martin House To Attract Bug-Eating Birds

How to Build a Purple Martin House To Attract Bug-Eating Birds

More than 100 years ago, Native Americans made homes for purple martins out of gourds, attracting the friendly swallows to their camps. Here’s how you can build a two-family house and attract these bug-eating birds to your yard to help make your summer pest-free. WHAT...

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Ho! Ho! Ho! Laugh at 65 Funny Christmas Jokes and Comics

Ho! Ho! Ho! Laugh at 65 Funny Christmas Jokes and Comics

Happy Holidays! Count down the days until December 25th with these very funny kid’s Christmas jokes sent in by Boys’ Life readers. We guarantee this clean holiday humor will help you “ho ho ho” like a certain jolly old elf. Do you know a funny Christmas joke? Click...

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Inside the December 2019 Issue

Inside the December 2019 Issue

Here’s what you’ll find inside the December 2019 issue of Boys’ Life magazine. Remember, many articles are only available to subscribers and are not available online. Please visit boyslife.org/subscribe to subscribe to the print or digital editions of Boys’ Life...

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Vote for the 2019 Boysies Videogame Awards!

It’s time to honor the best videogames of the year. Help us pick the readers’ favorites using the poll below. We’ll announce the winners of the Boysies before the end of the year. Did we miss your favorite game? Make sure to tell us about it using the comment form...

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6 Inventive Gadgets to Make Camping More Fun

6 Inventive Gadgets to Make Camping More Fun

A little ingenuity can add a great deal of comfort and convenience at camp. Here are six of the Gear Guy’s favorite camping gadgets. INFLATABLE PILLOW A few breaths inflate the TREKOLOGY ALUFT 2.0 ULTRALIGHT INFLATING PILLOW ($16, trekology.com), a comfy support for...

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How to Make a Homemade Snow Globe

How to Make a Homemade Snow Globe

Shake up your winter routine with this easy-to-make keepsake. This DIY snow globe would be a perfect holiday gift for friends or family. WHAT YOU’LL NEED TO MAKE A SNOW GLOBE A clean glass jar with a lid. You can choose any kind of jar. Check your fridge for...

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9 Things to Know About Cold-Weather Hiking

9 Things to Know About Cold-Weather Hiking

Winter hikes are always interesting for Crew 365 of Evansville, Indiana. They do most of their recruiting in the fall. By the time their first winter outing comes around, they have lots of new members and some of them have never spent the night outdoors. And, yes, it...

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Ski Slalom Adventure

Ski Slalom Adventure

You’ll need to make quick turns to get around the gates in our new slalom-ski simulator. You’ll need to make quick turns to get around the gates in our new slalom-ski simulator.Powered by WPeMatico

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70 Funny Halloween Jokes and Comics

70 Funny Halloween Jokes and Comics

Happy Halloween! We dare you not to scream with laughter when you read these funny Halloween jokes by Boys’ Life readers. Do you know a funny Halloween joke? Click here to send in your joke. Laugh at 4,000+ more funny jokes at jokes.boyslife.org! Joe: What do you call...

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40 Funny Thanksgiving Day Jokes and Comics

40 Funny Thanksgiving Day Jokes and Comics

Happy Thanksgiving Day! Here’s a plateful of Thanksgiving jokes by Boys’ Life readers that will make you thankful you have a funny bone instead of a wishbone on Turkey Day. Do you know a funny Thanksgiving joke? Click here to send your joke to us. Laugh at 4,000+ more...

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