Are Astronauts Laughing at You?

Published by PETA.

Despite carry-on baggage fees and the ash-spewing Icelandic volcano that erupted a few weeks ago, people continue to travel the globe—and so does PETA. Our virtual plus-size “tourist” is heading to popular destinations to make folks aware of the benefits of a vegan diet. First stop: The Great Wall of China, which is reportedly crumbling because of tourist foot traffic.


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The Wall is impressive, but by eating fatty meat and dairy products, tourists could be making entirely the wrong kind of impression. For anyone who would like to be light enough to go ’round the world—instead of showing up as a round spot on Google Earth—then a healthy, balanced vegan diet is just the ticket!

Written by Jeff Mackey

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