Who Owns the Dead?
June 24, 2015
For decades, Americans have been increasingly distanced from the dead. A small group of women is working to change that.
Don't let Facebook scrub the grit and grief from your life.
Boston Strong: Remembering Mayor Thomas Menino
October 30, 2014
Remembering a great leader and, yes, a great liberal.
Deciding How to Die Has Never Been Harder
October 24, 2014
We do not like to think about our decrepit and declining future—and so we end up unprepared for it.
Brown may not have had his hands up.
Good news for late-bloomers.
The Scientists Studying Life After Death Are Not Total Frauds
October 08, 2014
Scientists want to know exactly what it means to be dead.
Don't second-guess her decision. Take it as a lesson about how terribly our health care system handles dying.
Miami Is the #1 Airport in America for Shipping Dead Foreigners. Here's What It Costs to Fly a Corpse Home.
August 31, 2014
Here's what it costs to fly a corpse home to loved ones.
Twitter Grief Is Real Grief
August 19, 2014
There's nothing wrong with mourning celebrities online.