“Dying in America” report released

On Tuesday the Institute of Medicine released the results of its comprehensive study, Dying in America: Improving Quality and Honoring Individual Preferences Near the End ...

Who Needs to Visit a Torture Museum?

As we walked by, the sign out front invited us to visit the Museum of Medieval Torture Instruments. Who could pass that up? We’re in ...

Remembering 9/11

Today marks the 13th anniversary of one of the darkest days in American history, 9/11/2001. I, like the rest of us, will never forget that incredible ...

A Coffin-building Party

In his August 31 post in the Chris Schwarz Blog, author Christopher Schwarz introduces us to the art of coffin making. Schwarz shares the events ...