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


Vegetarian Restaurant Mineral is a Feast for the Senses

Tucked into the Sierra Nevada Foothills in the cozy town of Murphys, California, Mineral is a vegetarian gem. Featuring inventive dishes such as “Land Scallops” and Beet, Avocado and Honey Blistered

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WATCH: Lingerie Football Players Go Naked for PETA

in Animals, Causes, Entertainment, Sports, Top News

Lingerie football league members of the Chicago Bliss and the Toronto Triumph have teamed up with PETA to promote the anti-fur message.

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‘True Blood’ Star Working to Vaccinate Dogs

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

Kristin Bauer van Straten has teamed up with the World Society for the Protection of Animals to help vaccinate dogs around the globe against rabies.

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WATCH: Lady Gaga, White House Discuss Bullying

in Causes, Entertainment, Music, News, People, Top News

On Tuesday, Lady Gaga met with White House Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett to discuss bullying issues, which have become a growing problem in schools.

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Kristin Chenoweth: ‘Animals Inspire Me Every Day’

Already well known for her success on Broadway and television, Kristin Chenoweth is now getting recognition for her non-acting work—animal rescue.

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WATCH: Zachary Quinto Making Film About Dog Adoption

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

Actor and dog lover is set to star in a short film called ‘Dog Eat Dog’, about the challenges he faced while attempting to adopt a rescue pooch.

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David Lynch Funding Meditation for Veterans

in Causes, Entertainment, Film/TV, People

It turns out that Oscar-nominated director David Lynch, known for his dark, twisting films and TV shows (Twin Peaks, Mulholland Drive), has a lighter side.

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