Peanut: The Story Behind a Poor Turtle Deformed by a Six-Pack Ring

March 20, 2013 by  
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You may recognize  Peanut , the small waisted  turtle that obviously didn’t get her slender figure from exercising. Photos of this poor turtle have been making the rounds across the internet over the last couple weeks, but what’s the story behind her travail? Apparently she was trapped in a six-pack ring at a young age, couldn’t get out of it, and her body continued to grow around it. Read the rest of Peanut: The Story Behind a Poor Turtle Deformed by a Six-Pack Ring Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Animals , deformed turtle , garbage , Missouri , Missouri Department of Conservation , Peanut , six-pack ring

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Public Coffee is a Mobile Coffee Shop That Wants to Bring Communities Together

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Click here to view the embedded video. In Europe, the original coffeehouses were created to serve people coffee and provide a place for them to enjoy their drinks. As the coffeehouse evolved, it became an open center for thinkers and researchers across many disciplines to share their discoveries with one another. Public Coffee is specifically designed to generate this same type of collaboration and community engagement. Public Coffee will be a mobile nonprofit coffee shop that visits neighborhoods across Denver, Colorado. Equipped with a participatory coffee bar and modular tables , the structure of Public Coffee is designed to facilitate collaborative and discursive involvement. By providing a space for interdisciplinary dialogue, Public Coffee aims to inspire a culture of tolerance and innovation wherever it goes, starting conversation and engaging locals. + Public Coffee The article above was submitted to us by an Inhabitat reader. Want to see your story on Inhabitat ? Send us a tip by following this link . Remember to follow our instructions carefully to boost your chances of being chosen for publishing!   Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: coffee pop up shop , coffee shop denver , denver coffee scene , mobile coffee shop , public coffee

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