Fact Snacks!


There are two kinds of Thin Mints. All US Girl Scout cookies are made by one of two bakeries that each have a similar-but-unique recipe for their cookies. This is why most Girl Scout cookies have two different names. If your local troop sells Tagalongs and Samoas, their cookies are baked in Kentucky, but Peanut Butter Patties and Caramel deLites come from Virginia.
When you can’t sleep on your first night in a new place, your brain is trying to protect you. Many animals sleep with only half their brain, while the other half stays alert to possible dangers. It’s called the ‘first night effect’ in humans, because our bodies put us in a strange, half-asleep/half- awake state the first time we sleep in an unfamiliar environment.