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Girl Scout Cookies

How Two 15-Year-Old Girl Scouts Are Changing a Giant Food Conglomerate

Glenn Hurowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Glenn Hurowitz

When Kellogg's announced that it is moving to limit the deforestation caused by the palm oil it uses to make Girl Scout cookies, it represented an enormous achievement for two 15-year-old girls from Michigan.

Girl Scout Cookies Could Help Fund Corporate Tax Cut

Joanne Bamberger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joanne Bamberger

If Georgia lawmakers get their way, corporations doing business in that state will get a nice tax cut and the Girl Scouts will be chipping in to make up the difference in the state budget.

Child of the '70s Real Chocolate Thin Mint Cookies

Miranda Levenstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Miranda Levenstein

Growing up in the 70's I was unfortunate enough to have parents who, with the exception of Upstairs, Downstairs, didn't watch television--which was ki...

The First Girl Scout Cookie Drive

The History Chef | Posted 05.26.2011 | Home

So did you know that Herbert Hoover's wife "Lou" served as president of the Girl Scouts and helped coordinate one of the first Girl Scout Cookie Drive...

WATCH: Cops Force Girl Scouts To Close Cookie Stand

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

A Georgia Girl Scout troop selling cookies Wednesday must not have had enough badges of honor to gain the trust of police. Troop 7984 had set up shop...

Weekly Mulch: Why Natural Gas Companies Fear Josh Fox, Gasland, and the Oscars

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
The Media Consortium

by Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger The natural gas industry is afraid that Josh Fox, director of the muckraking film Gasland, might win an Os...

Green News Report: February 22, 2011 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Deadly eart...

PICTURES: Girl Scout Cookies We Wish Existed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

If the Girl Scouts want to make some serious money they should consider adding these to their menu....

Boulder Police Assure Girl Scouts They Won't Be Arrested For Selling Cookies

Boulder Daily Camera | Heath Urie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A memo sent this week to metro-area Girl Scout leaders left some troops wondering whether they need to keep extra cookie money on hand for bail when t...

Girl Scouts Trim Cookie Lineup

Slashfood | Posted 05.26.2011 | Home

The new pilot Super Six program, reports the Journal, keeps Thin Mints (yay!), Do-Si-Dos, Trefoils shortbread cookies, Samoas and Tagalongs, Lemon Cha...

Pleasuring in the Middle East

Svetlana Maksimovoskaya | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Svetlana Maksimovoskaya

I got urgent call from Bibi last week begging me to come to Holy Land for emergency pleasure session. "I'm waiting to hear if Abbas agrees to my propo...

'SNL' vs. Girl Scout Cookies (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

During last night's Weekend Update, 'SNL' writer John Mulaney made an appearance and pretty much asked every question you've ever wondered when it com...

How To Mindfully Eat Girl Scout Cookies

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Albers

Every year, the delivery of Girl Scout cookies is like the approach of the winter holiday season. It makes mindful eaters-in-the-making a little nervous.

GM Recalls 1.3 Million Cars for 'Acting Like Toyotas'

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy Borowitz

With recent recalls of everything from cars to Girl Scout cookies, a new poll shows that Americans "no longer feel safe doing anything."

Is it OK to be in Love With Girl Scout Cookies?

Gale Gand | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Gale Gand

The therapist suddenly gave a look of understanding, nodding her head in approval and said, "Oooooooh, well if they were thin mints . . ."

Girl Scout Cookies

Mallika Chopra | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mallika Chopra

My daughter, Tara, is in Brownies, the precursor to Girl Scouts. I have to admit I was very wary of her joining what I thought was a conservative, all American, clan of secret codes and rules.

Battle For The West: Californians Strike Nevada

Ryan Rivera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ryan Rivera

Sen. Barack Obama stumps in Reno September 30 - Getty Images Two new polls have Sen. Barack Obama ahead of Sen. John McCain in Nevada. An InsiderAdva...

Why Twinkies Destroy Rainforests and Cook the Planet

Michael Brune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael Brune

Can we have our cake and our forests too? Palm oil is nearly everywhere -- it's used to produce everything from Cheez-Its, Oreos and Mrs. Fields cookies to Pop Tarts, Cool Whip and Ivory Soap.

Girl Scouts Say Cookie Sales Hurt By Economy

Fox 5 New York | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

An economy on thin ice is hurting sales of Thin Mints. Girl Scout and Brownie troops say cookie sales are noticeably down this year as their customer...

Girl Scout Cookies Go High Tech

ABC News | Stephanie Dahle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

It's that time again: Girl Scouts going door-to-door, selling tasty cookies with sweet smiles. But those days may soon be over. While many Girl Scou...

Jason Linkins

Hillary Lays Claim To American Samoamentum | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Most Americans know precious little about the proud, unincorporated territory of American Samoa. Most know that their girl scout cookies taste the mo...

How To Say No To Girl Scout Cookies (And Other Office Fundraising Requests)

ABC News | Anne-Marie Dorning | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

In the average cubicle worker's day, there are a number of office etiquette minefields to be avoided. Perhaps none is more fraught with anxiety than t...