Watch Girl Scouts Steal Obama's Heart at the White House Science Fair

It's the most adorable time of the year: the White House Science Fair, when the nation gets to watch President Obama interact with charming, science-minded children. » 3/24/15 4:15pm 3/24/15 4:15pm

Very Charming Human Tom Hanks Helps Girl Scouts Sell Cookies

Just like the rest of us, celebrities can't walk past a table of Girl Scouts without buying several boxes. That includes Tom Hanks, who (when recognized) stuck for pictures and told some passersby they could have a photograph... if they bought some cookies. » 3/13/15 12:50pm 3/13/15 12:50pm

Girl Scout Shot On the Way to Sell Cookies, Community Rallies to Help

After endlessly reminding her mother that it was nearly time to pick up her Girl Scout cookies to sell them door-to-door, a little girl named Sinai was finally ready. But as she left her apartment's door in Indianapolis she was hit in the leg with a stray bullet. » 2/06/15 1:15pm 2/06/15 1:15pm

Girl Scouts to Release New Cookie Flavors, Blow Your Goddamned Mind

The Girl Scouts are coming and this year, they are going to fuck up everything about your life with three new cookie flavors—two of which are gluten-free. Paging Phyllis Neffler, how many boxes will you be selling this year? More importantly, how many boxes can I eat without incurring diabetes? Because, let me be real… » 1/05/15 3:20pm 1/05/15 3:20pm

Obama Breaks All the Rules, Wears a Tiara With the Girl Scouts

So much for "not putting things on your head if you're president." Obama broke his own rules (but not the rules of fashion, which demand a tiara on all occasions) by putting on a Tiara to pose with the girl scouts. I don't know, I'd put on a tiara too — if they weren't already required here — for a couple of Samoas. » 12/25/14 2:30pm 12/25/14 2:30pm

​Alert: You Can Buy Girl Scout Cookies Online This Year

Ladies and gentleman, what you're hearing is the sweet sound of internet victory. It's what we've all been working for. It's the sound of freedom. » 12/01/14 10:50am 12/01/14 10:50am

This Science Museum Has Royally Pissed Off a Bunch of Girl Scouts

Wanna see the STEM gender gap illustrated so starkly that Marie Curie may very well rise from her grave to gnash her teeth? The Carnegie Science Center offers one workshop explicitly for Girl Scouts, and it's about the science of beauty products. » 10/01/14 6:10pm 10/01/14 6:10pm

People Are Really Pissed About the Girl Scout Barbie

As part of her new quest to become the world's most cross-branded elongated humanoid next door, Barbie is now teaming up with the Girl Scouts. As one would expect, many people are not having it. » 7/22/14 6:00pm 7/22/14 6:00pm

Behold the Girl Scout Cookie World Cup

The Girl Scouts of the USA have made a little video featuring a team of Thin Mints playing soccer against a team of Samoas. Predictably, it's adorable. Unpredictably, the video features a cameo by a bloodthirsty cookie they're calling Luis "Samoa" Suarez, after the recently-suspended Uruguayan player with a habit of… » 6/27/14 6:30pm 6/27/14 6:30pm

Boy Scouts Revoke Church Charter Over Support of Gay Scoutmaster

The Boy Scouts of America organisation has revoked the charter of a Seattle area church after it refused to remove a scoutmaster for being gay. » 4/21/14 9:01pm 4/21/14 9:01pm

Fed Up With the Slutty Girl Scouts? Meet the Conservative Alternative.

Want your daughter to learn all about camping, sewing and car repair, but with a heaping helping of Jesus? You could try to find a local Girl Scout troop with an especially Bible-thumping troop leader. Or you could just skip straight to the American Heritage Girls, conservative Christianity's very own copycat. » 3/06/14 1:05pm 3/06/14 1:05pm

Real Life 'Cookie Monster' Steals From Girl Scouts Selling Cookies

A man is being dubbed a real life "Cookie Monster" after he tried to steal money from a group of cookie-selling Girl Scouts. » 3/03/14 1:15pm 3/03/14 1:15pm

Finally: The Girl Scout Cookie Finding App of Your Dreams

In the old days, childless adults who wanted to get their Thin Mint on would have to seek out Girl Scout Cookies the ancient way: by approaching strange children on the street and asking them if they had any cookies, or by hanging out near elementary schools after the closing bell rang in hopes that one of the little… » 2/24/14 6:20pm 2/24/14 6:20pm

Big Mean Jerk Yells at Cookie-Selling Girl Scout

Every year, intrepid Girl Scouts fan out across America, pitching anyone with pocket money on the virtues of their cookies. It's pretty brave, especially when you consider that sales jobs are tough even for experienced adults. » 2/14/14 6:15pm 2/14/14 6:15pm

A Bunch of Pro-Lifers Are Trying to Boycott Girl Scout Cookies

Pro-lifers are mad that maybe, possibly, someone at the Girl Scouts of the USA could've conceivably obliquely hinted that Wendy Davis isn't literally Satan. Consequently, a Texas pro-life group is attempting to rally the pitchforks for a boycott of Girl Scout cookies. Attempting to punish a bunch of 10-year-olds over… » 1/30/14 6:00pm 1/30/14 6:00pm

Two NY Girl Scouts Are Selling Insane Amounts of Cookies

Everything is more intense in New York, even the annual peddling of Girl Scout cookies. This year's cookie sale is especially momentous, too, because the top two salesscouts sold a staggering amount of cavity-fuel last year — almost 3,000 boxes of cookies combined. » 12/22/13 5:00pm 12/22/13 5:00pm

The Girl Scouts Want to Fix America's Girls By Focusing on Diversity

After completing an extensive study that revealed perhaps obvious disparities in the experiences of girls in America, the Girl Scouts are trying to do something about it, by purposefully diversifying their troops as they face declines in membership. » 12/05/13 2:40pm 12/05/13 2:40pm

Pastor's Epic Rant: Girl Scout Cookies Turn The Children Into Lesbians

In addition to promoting team building, life skill acquiring, and adorable little girls in adorable matching uniforms photo ops, the Girl Scouts of America have long had a much more insidious agenda: promoting lesbianism. At least, if you ask a right-wing pastor who went on an epic, hilariously whackadoodle rant… » 10/22/13 12:40pm 10/22/13 12:40pm

Anti-Girl Scout Site Details Everything Awesome About Girl Scouts

I was a Girl Scout as a kid and if any little girl is ever unlucky enough to be my daughter, I will encourage her to be a Girl Scout, too. Being a part of GSUSA meant that between the age of six and eleven (eleven is when I officially became "too cool" and decided to devote all of my extra-curricular energy to… » 8/22/13 5:20pm 8/22/13 5:20pm