President Obama has a genuine rapport with the nation’s kids and teens that has made the White House Science Fair a special treat during his tenure, and God knows what the official White House position on “science” will be come March 2017. So let’s take a moment to savor this annual event one last time.
For a few dollars, you too can be like recent Oscar winner Leonardo DiCaprio; at least, that’s the sales pitch one Girl Scout troop in New York led with, and if we’re honest, don’t we all want to live like Leo in his free time?
Last night at the Academy Awards, Chris Rock embarked on a mission to help his daughters Lola and Zahra sell Girl Scout cookies. Troop members were unleashed into the audience, where they offered their delicious wares. But while Rock later announced that the Scouts had raised a triumphant $65,243, it turns out that he
During Sunday night’s Oscars, Chris Rock did a funny bit where he had his daughter’s Girl Scout troop go out into the audience and get rich Hollywood people to give them money for cookies. Very cute, very nice. HOWEVER.
A Girl Scout in Portland had the bright idea to sell Girl Scout cookies right outside a local weed dispensary. Why didn’t you think of that?
A group of girls in Santa Rosa, California are fighting to become official members of the Boy Scouts of America. The girls, who have dubbed themselves, “The Unicorns,” expressed interest in joining the organization after participating in Learning for Life, a co-ed subsidiary of the Boy Scouts that helps develop skills…
Apparently Melissa McCarthy’s next movie is Troop Beverly Hills but if Phyllis Nefler were a disgraced, post-prison lifestyle tycoon attempting a comeback on the backs of a bunch of Brownies (while teaching them some real-world skills).
On Tuesday night, a gaggle of Girl Scouts were enjoying the ultimate slumber party with First Lady Michelle Obama on the White House lawn when persnickety weather nearly ruined their plans and tents.
In May, the Girl Scouts of the United States of America announced that their organization is officially open to transgender girls. Soon after, the Girl Scouts of Western Washington received a large donation of $100,000 with this caveat: “Please guarantee that our gift will not be used to support transgender girls. If…
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.
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.
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.
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…
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.
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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.
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.
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…
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.
A Girl Scout troop in Houston is credited with helping stop a couple of shoplifters a local grocery store.