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Girl Scouts to award badge for video game development

The youth organization is getting with the times by creating a new skill badge for girls who build their own video games.

By Apr. 17, 2013

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Boy and Girl Scouts? Meet the hacker scouts

Next week is the 100th anniversary of Girl Scouts. In its honor, Adafruit Industries is launching DIY merit awards. Release a high-altitude balloon? Here's your badge.

By Mar. 2, 2012

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Girl Scouts: No brownie points for PayPal-using cookie seller

For reasons that may have something to do with ancient mores, the Girl Scouts organization tells an 11-year-old that she can't use PayPal to raise money for the Scouts' "I Care" program.

By Feb. 6, 2013

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Girl Scouts create prosthetic hand device

Girl Scouts apply to patent award-winning writing tool as they help a 3-year-old hold a pencil for the first time.

By May. 1, 2011

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Boy Scouts can now earn robotics merit badge

While Boy Scouts will continue to master camping, swimming, canoeing, and first aid, they can now add robot-building to the long list of coveted Scout skills.

By Apr. 10, 2011

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Boy Scouts to get video game awards

Here's one you wouldn't expect from the Boy Scouts: a badge for playing video games and learning about ESRB ratings.

By Apr. 28, 2010

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Random sampler: Boy Scouts go free, Mozilla improves email, and more

A random sampler of great technology news, especially as it relates to open source.

By Jun. 11, 2008

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Never miss a Girl Scout Cookie sale in your area again

Who doesn't love Girl Scout Cookies? Using a free app or Web site, you can hunt down the nearest sale and feed your addiction.

By Feb. 28, 2014

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Microsoft goes Moneyball to pummel iPad yet again

In its latest anti-iPad ad, Microsoft gives us two baseball scouts. One can multitask on his tablet. The other has an iPad.

By Jul. 9, 2013