More than anything else, late eighteenth century European fashion is famous for ludicrous wigs. Sky-high, powdered, stuffed with ribbons and flowers and whatever trendy, topical confection they could shove in there. And now you can create your own!
The fall, the Victoria & Albert Museum in London is hosting an exhibition featuring centuries worth of textiles from India. Judging by the preview pictures available, it’s going to be gorgeous.
New government research suggests that, for women, military service drastically increases the likelihood of suicide: female veterans ages 18 to 29 kill themselves at nearly 12 times the rate of non-veterans.
As we exit another Memorial Day weekend full of solemn paeans to The Troops, the Washington Post reminds us that the Veterans Affairs Administration still won’t cover in vitro fertilization for injured returning veterans. The ban has been in place for nearly a quarter century, and it’s there to protect fertilized…
Oh, Jesus: Meet Tom. Tom is a cat living at the VA hospice in Salem, Virginia, and he helps veterans and their families deal with death. Just go ahead and grab that box of Kleenex because you aren't making it through this one dry-eyed.