I know the MacGyver topic is getting a tab old now, but I was fumbling through the science-o-blogosphere (not as smooth off the tongue as geoblogosphere) and I found this “organization.” They call themselves the Order of the Science Scouts of Exemplary Repute and Above Average Physique, and they have a variety of science merit badges they describe, one of which, shown here
is the MacGyver badge! This is the first time I have seen this page, but so far I really like the merit badge idea. Some of the others I like are
One I would like to see is a “successfully salvaged lab equipment from a dumpster” badge, just remembering some of my proudest moments.