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Quarter Horse for Sale

I know there’s some of you who are wealthy. You have kids who are begging for a horse and you want to give them one. I’ve seen this happen. You can easily just go for the rare rides. You can get lessons but that too just costs. Did you know that you can actually own a horse for the price of an alleged well bred dog? Growing up in SoCal, our connection to nature is weak. Our idea of an animal is a dog or cat, but for $3000 you can get this horse. His name is Squid and he’s a pretty one. Squid is owned by Michelle Borok who’s moving. The price is extremely low and you’ll get a horse...

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Japan Leads in Recycling Plastics

You want to say good job. It appears that Japan is the foremost plastic recycling nation in the world. According to PSFK, “At 77%, Japan’s plastic recycling rate is about twice that of the UK, and well above the 20% figure for the US, which still depends largely on landfill, according to institute spokesman Takushi Kamiya. One major driver has been the lack of space for landfill close to crowded and sprawling metropolitan areas.” (psfk – Recycling in Japan) Everywhere you go,  you do see recycling bins next to almost every vending machine which dot all landscapes. That’s just for the PET bottles (which are also changing little by little to being 100% recyclable), but there’s still room for improvement for the...

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Jindos Failed as LAPD Police Dogs

  Any dog fan will know that this was failed from the get go. Jindo as a police dog? This was part of a canine experiment by the LAPD that in the end, was paid for by the citizens. Jindos like Shibas are loyal but stubborn. It wasn’t worth a try. Here’s an example where just a little knowledge of Asian culture could have made a difference. (LA Times – Jindo)

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Giant Robot 2 : 9/11 12-3pm Sidewalk Sale and Cat Adoption

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 11, 2011 Sidewalk Sale and Cat Adoption   Sunday, September 11, 2011, 12:00 a.m. – 3 p.m. GR2 2062 Sawtelle Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90025 gr2.net (310) 445-9276   Giant Robot Los Angeles – West LA, Sawtelle Blvd’s tradition of pet adoptions continue. This time, the West LA Shelter will bring down our feline friends – Cats. We understand that September 11th will be a very powerful memorial day, and we feel that in order to observe it correctly, is to get out and exercise your freedom.   Aside from having adoptable cats, Giant Robot will also have a sidewalk sale filled with overstocked merchandise marked down, sale items, electronics, knickknacks, books from “the office”,...

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