In Boys' Life

Explore the Sea Floor Like Never Before

More than 70 percent of Earth is covered in oceans, but what’s below them has mostly been a mystery … until now. NASA recently unveiled the most complete map of the seafloor ever, revealing thousands

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How Many People Can the Earth Actually Hold?

There are more than 7 billion people on Earth, but some experts think the population to reach 10 billion by the end of the century. Since there’s only a limited amount of land on Earth,

Cool Stuff

The 12 Weirdest Guinness World Records Ever

Who doesn’t love cool Guinness World Records? From the tallest human to the most expensive car to the fastest roller coaster, Guinness has been collecting epic world records for more than 60 years. Here are

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This Tough Material Is Stronger Than a Diamond

Diamonds may be the hardest natural substance on Earth, but scientists at North Carolina State University have created a substance that’s harder — and brighter — than the famous gemstone. Scientists say that Q-carbon could

Cool Stuff

Can You Solve This Tricky Maze Puzzle?

Here are the rules: Chart a path from the starting square in the top-left corner to the ending square in the bottom-right corner. You can move horizontally or vertically, but you can’t move in the

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Which State Features America’s Newest National Park?

The U.S. just got its 61st U.S. national park! In mid-February, Indiana Dunes National Park joined Yellowstone, Yosemite, Big Bend and many more of the country’s most pristine lands. Indiana Dunes features 15 miles of Lake Michigan shoreline

Animals

The World’s Largest Bee Is An Absolute Unit

The world’s largest bee is a freaky, scary, absolute unit of an insect — and it was just spotted for the first time in decades in Indonesia. Once thought to be extinct, Wallace’s giant bee (Megachile