Latest Girl Scout cookie Stories

2011-08-05 12:50:00

Rice University researchers recently proved how a box of girl scout cookies could be worth $15 billion. The researchers invited a troop of Houston Girl Scouts over to the lab to show how scientists can make graphene out of just about anything with carbon. The scientists described in the journal ACS Nano how graphene can be made from just about any carbon source, including food, insects and waste. The venture started when Rice University chemist James Tour was dared during a meeting at his...

2011-03-30 10:08:00

Former Girl Scouts and Georgetown Cupcake owners Sophie LaMontagne and Katherine Kallinis earn their cooking badge with local Girl Scouts WASHINGTON, March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former Girl Scouts and Georgetown Cupcake owners Sophie LaMontagne and Katherine Kallinis teach Girl Scouts how to bake while offering the girls inspirational advice on how to follow your dreams on DC CUPCAKES on TLC, Friday, April 1 at 10:30 PM (ET/PT). Batter will splatter and icing will fly as the...

2011-02-23 04:40:00

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Girl Scouts San Diego and mophie(TM) announced today a partnership that will transform the traditional Girl Scout Cookie Program into a tech-savvy-affair. Starting this week, a sampling of local Girl Scout troops will begin using a mobile payment solution, accepting all major credit cards at select cookie booth locations rather than just accepting cash, traditionally the only way to pay for Girl Scout cookies. (Logo:...

2011-01-27 10:58:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, tmg-e*media, Inc., announced the launch of the first-ever Girl Scout® Cookie Locator Mobile app. The Little Brownie Bakers project was led by Anna Murray, a tmg-e*media principal, whose team developed the mobile phone app that allows consumers to search for Girl Scout® Cookie sales using their mobile phones. Anna Murray had this to say about the Little Brownie Baker project, "The Girl...

2010-12-17 13:52:00

ORRVILLE, Ohio, Dec. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Warm up those ovens! According to the Crisco® Cookie Central online survey conducted by Wakefield Research, Americans expect to bake dozens and dozens of cookies this holiday season. From frosted gingerbread to sugar cookies with sprinkles, home bakers aren't holding back on this year's plans for cookies. 71 percent of American adult respondents are planning to bake, on average, roughly eight dozen cookies each. Women...

2010-11-24 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 24, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning today, AHAlife.com, the website that features one-of-a-kind items from the worlds of fashion, food, art, lifestyle, design, and more is partnering with the Girl Scouts of New York City on an exclusive opportunity to benefit the Girl Scouts Career Exploration Program. For a minimum donation of $25, AHAlife members will support an inspiring program which provides mentoring opportunities and invites strong, accomplished women - from leaders...

Word of the Day
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'