The Infinity Burial Suit is the latest in green burial, using mushrooms to consume the body and remove toxins as it decomposes.
I’ve never particularly enjoyed the thought of spending eternity trapped in a box, floating in a gooey mass of embalming fluid and putrefaction. I mean, if I could afford an extravagant, pyramid-shaped crypt with an interactive tour of my mortal remains and/or a mysterious (but ultimately meaningless) undecipherable code to keep people guessing for centuries to come…I might consider it.
Thanks to the growing movement toward green burial, there is hope. Jae Rhim Lee and Mike Ma, founders of the Coeio company, created the Infinity Death Suit to provide an eco-friendly alternative to standard burial that would remove the 200+ toxins from the body as it returned to the earth.
The fibers of the suit are woven with a strain of spores hand-picked for their voracious appetite for human flesh. The body is placed in the suit and buried within 24 hours, allowing early decomposition to activate the spores.
From the company’s website:
Unlike conventional burial and cremation, they do not use harsh/toxic chemicals, pollute the environment, or waste precious natural resources. The Infinity Burial products also go a step beyond other green burial options, by cleansing and purifying toxins that accumulate in the body. If left unabated, these toxins end up contaminating the surrounding environment.
Learn more about the Infinity Burial Suit for you or your pet right here.
Found this wonderful list on Buzzfeed. I’ve already seen the Child Of Rage documentary which still messes with my head to this day and have just watched The Skin I Live In which was fab so i’m guessing this is a pretty good list!
1.We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011)
“The relationship between Kevin and his mother is painful from the start and she blames herself for the way he behaves but is also frustrated that no one else seems to perceive an issue. The final scenes played on my mind for days.”
“I watched Bone Tomahawk recently and am still struggling to get parts of it out my head. It’s set a mashup of horror and Western about a few people from a small town kidnapped by a clan of cannibalistic troglodytes. Definitely a slow-burn movie but when the horror hits at the end, it hits hard. The stark and realistic way the death scenes are shot left me shaking.”
Submitted by Rebecca Holden, Facebook
5.Requiem for a Dream (2000)
“The entire final scenes of Requiem for a Dream are truly disturbing. The unsettling images have convinced me that the best way to keep kids from drugs is to show them this movie.”
“It’s a black-and-white horror film. It opens with God disembowelling himself and then ‘Mother Earth’ comes in, jerks off the corpse, and masturbates to impregnate herself. It only gets weirder from there.”
Submitted by Jess Young, Facebook
7.Jesus Camp (2006)
“One that creeped me the fuck out was [this] documentary. It’s about extremist Christians preparing for a holy war. Man I feel so sorry for the kids.”
Submitted by Liam Tipler, Facebook
“It’s gory, creepy, and the twist ending makes you think. But really, the whole thing keeps you guessing, and when the ‘monster’ is revealed it will make you squirm.”
Submitted by Paige Benson, Facebook
9.Eden Lake (2008)
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“Eden Lake shit me up for far longer than I care to mention.”
Submitted by Lucy McLeod, Facebook
10.Child of Rage (1992)
“It’s a documentary on a young girl with reactive attachment disorder, and it will always haunt me how such a sweet-looking child can have so much hate and anger in her.”
Submitted by Brad Heil, Facebook
11.Hard Candy (2005)
“Hard Candy with Ellen Page fucked with my head so hard. She plays a 14-year-old girl who essentially takes a thirtysomething paedophile hostage and tortures him. It was fascinating and horrifying at the same time.”
Submitted by Sarah Kelley, Facebook
12.The Witch (2015)
“By the time it finished me and my friend were curled up in our seats, feeling too uncomfortable to even hold each other’s hands. As the credits started rolling, we both let out a massive breath because it felt like we hadn’t breathed properly over the previous half an hour. Hands-down the most uncomfortable horror movie I have ever experienced.”
“It’s a creepy, eerie film about twin boys who live alone with their mother in the secluded countryside. Their mother comes back from having some sort of facial surgery, with her face wrapped in bandages and her attitude more distant and aggressive. They start to wonder if the woman living in their house is actually their mother.”
“It’s seriously twisted and disturbing but also incredibly atmospheric and beautifully shot. The fact that the subject, human cloning, is so discussed and relevant today makes it even creepier and more unsettling.”
“It’s not scary exactly but it’s creepy, and it really bothered me. There’s so many parts I had to just look away from because I felt sick to my stomach. I love horror movies, the more blood and gore the better, and this isn’t even a horror movie, but watching Tusk… Ugh, I just can’t watch it.”
“It takes place through the eyes of her next-door neighbor and tells the true story of the murder of Sylvia Likens. Basically, she was horribly tortured and abused in the basement of her caretaker’s house until she finally died at the age of 16.”