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Forget Coffins – Organic Burial Pods Will Turn Your Loved Ones Into Trees

The idea of coming full circle and returning whence we came from is one that appeals to many of us, regardless of our faith (or lack thereof), and this is an idea captured perfectly by this beautiful new burial method developed in Italy. The Capsula Mundi project by designers Anna Citelli and Raoul Bretzel has developed an organic, biodegradable burial capsule that will turn the deceased’s body into nutrients for a tree that will grow out of their remains.

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4chan founder Moot is leaving the site

Christopher “Moot” Poole is stepping down as the administrator of 4chan, the iconic (and occasionally infamous) message board he founded at the age of 15. He announced his departure on 4chan’s news blog today, saying site users should notice a minimal change as he hands control over to a handful of volunteers (including 4chan’s lead developer, managing moderator, and server administrator.)

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