What you see here is indeed a butterfly. But it’s also so, so much more.
The Boy Scouts of America are becoming more progressive every day. Next year the organization will introduce a brand-new Sustainability merit badge alongside the Environmental Science badge from 1972. And now, scouts can visit a giant treehouse designed to school them on sustainability using fun installations, from…
Believe it or not, but the photography merit badge—awarded to Boy Scouts who showed they'd studied and completed the tasks required—turns 100 this year. The requirements have been updated along the years, and are surprisingly complex:
While the Boy Scouts might have their ballyhooed robotics badge, it is actually the Girl Scouts who struck first in this pee-wee tech war with a working prosthetic hand that has helped a 3-year-old Iowa girl write with her fingerless hand.
You know what's cool? Launching 965 model rockets at once. You know what's cooler? Launching 3,130 model rockets at once. Boy Scout Jacob Smith honored the 100th anniversary of the organization by blowing away the previous world record.
The woefully out of touch writers of Scouting Magazine, the official magazine of Boy Scouts of America, suggest that parents only listen to CDs they buy from stores because when you listen to legal MP3s you risk confusing the boy scouts.
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Congratulations are in order for the Boy Scouts, who have figured out a cool way to combine the old with the new using a "geocaching badge" for Scouts.
The Boy Scouts of America LA Council have joined with the MPAA, offering 52,000 scouts the opportunity to earn an activity patch for learning the dangers of copyright infringement. This from the AP article: