Top Ten BoyScouts Articles

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Here are the top ten articles for the Boy Scouts Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!

1. The Super Moon and Moving the Earth
The Vernal Equinox, the Super Moon and a shift of the earth on its axis all occur in one week in March 2011.

2. Wildfires- a Real Danger We Can Prevent
While some of the country has an overabundance of rain and water, much of the country is suffering from extreme drought. Drought conditions and high temperatures provide an excellent setting for wildfires. People cause most wildfires. With some precautions we can prevent many of these.

3. Seeing at Night- Tips and Understanding
If you understand how the eye works- rods, cones, rhodopsin, intensity of light- you can learn to "see" your way better at night. Also some tips on improving your night vision.

4. Closing a Scouting Experience
A look at six years as the BellaOnLine Boy Scout editor and some of the highlights.

5. Memorial Day and the Amazing Jason Schechterle
A Memorial day salute to US troops and the amazing story of Jason Schechterle- from a police officer severely burned when his Ford Crown Victoria exploded to a caddy at the HP Byron Nelson golf tournament.

6. Traditions in Scouting and Your Troop
Scouting traditions world wide and the importance of developing some traditions within your unit.

7. Summer Safety for Your Pets and You
Exercising in the summer means looking for signs of heat problems in you and your pet (dog). What are the warning signs and treatment for heat related problems in a dog?

8. Lyme Disease- Cause, Symptoms and Treatment
Lyme disease is often to detect so treatment is often missed for some periods of time. Learn how to prevent the disease, the symptoms and the treatment.

9. White Buffalo Born in Texas Fulfills a Prophecy?
A white buffalo was recently born in Texas. Is this a step in the fulfillment of the Lakota Cheyenne legend of the White Buffalo Calf Woman?

10. Is R2D2 coming to Boy Scouts?
The Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) group in Scouting has announced new merit badges (including robotics) to keep Scouting moving into the electronics world.

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