Forget Coffins: These pods will turn you into a tree when you die…

Forget coffins, these burial pods are the future.

Capsula Mundi is an eco-friendly alternative to being buried in a coffin.

These revolutionary “seeds” were developed in the hopes of offering a more practical burial.

It seemed highly impractical that a coffin made of wood would typically only be of use for about 3 days, when it normally takes 30-40 years for a tree to grow.

Like a coffin, these egg-shaped pods are designed to each house a deceased human body for burial.

The body is seated in the fetal position within the biodegradable pod and buried in the ground.

From there, a tree is planted above it, allowing its roots to soak nutrients and grow.

Read more here:

http://distractify.com/old-school/2015/03/22/human-now-tree-later-1197889550

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