They say the kids are alright, but are they really? When was the last time you saw a group of kids playing—actually playing—in the street, on some happy-go-lucky shit? We're guessing it's been a while because these days, children as young as 10 are spending most of their time on Facebook, Twitter, and Xbox Live. It's no surprise then that the Cub Scouts of America—little brother to the Boy Scouts—announced a new type of merit badge that kids can earn: The Video Game Award.

To be fair, the Scouts have to do more than just beat Halo. To earn the award and coveted belt loop, they have to study the the ESRB's rating system and explain why it's important, create a schedule for themselves that include chores, homework and video games. But, come on. If they start giving out awards for video games, what's next? We think we have an idea...