China DeSpain

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China DeSpain is a San Antonio-based writer and blogger. She loves pop culture, animal rights, health and fitness, international travel, books and wigs. Follow China on Twitter: @ChinaDeSpain


Paul McCartney Calls for Release of Abused Elephant

in Animals, Causes, News, Top News

McCartney interrupted his Olympic rehearsal to plead for the release of a young elephant named Sunder.

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Natalie Coughlin’s Training Routine: Veggies and Exercise

In addition to swimming, Coughlin’s five-hour-per-day exercise routine also includes strength training and flexibility work.

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Christian Bale Visits Colorado Massacre Survivors

Bale spent more than two hours at an Aurora hospital on Tuesday, spending time with both survivors and their families.

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Ian Somerhalder Tweets for Pet Adoption, Wins Awards

in Animals, Causes, Film/TV, News, Top News

Even in the midst of celebrating his accomplishments, Somerhalder focuses on helping animals.

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The World’s 8 Most Amazing Botanical Gardens

These cultivated jewels can be found around the globe, and feature an amazing array of plants, water features and indoor habitats.

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Anne Hathaway’s Vegan Diet: ‘A Lot of Pasta’

in Eats, Film/TV, News, Top News, Vegan

Hathaway went fully vegan while filming “The Dark Knight Rises” because she realized she would be less likely to overindulge.

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Ian Somerhalder Still Pushing for Paul Watson’s Release

in Causes, News, People, Top News

Somerhalder is encouraging his fans to participate in a unique online petition for Watson’s release.

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