Washington, U.S. to allow composting human bodies

This week, Washington Governor signed a bill to allow the composting of human remains within the state. It is the only state in the US—and possibly the only government in the world—to explicitly allow "natural organic reduction" of human remains.

Twinkling cemetery would turn Manhattan Bridge into a final resting place for the departed

A unique new proposal introduced by Columbia University offers up an alternative way to honor the deceased by transforming the undercarriage of the Manhattan Bridge into a twinkling graveyard.