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2014-02-24 08:23:10

Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration hosts official merit badge launch events at its annual meeting DALLAS and SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) launches the Mining in Society merit badge, the latest in a series of merit badges focused on science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) topics. The Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration Inc. (SME), which was instrumental in the development of the Mining in Society...

2013-12-19 23:05:03

The official youth publication of the Boy Scouts of America announces new television show with Big Monster Entertainment. Irving, Texas (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 Boys’ Life magazine, the official youth publication of the Boy Scouts of America, is working with Big Monster Entertainment, LLC to develop an affiliate TV show. The show, called “Scouting Around,” will focus on widely popular, fun, and informational subjects covered in Boys’ Life, appealing to relevant interests of both...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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