The Gowanus Canal’s Beacon of HopePhoto by Timothy-Vogel

The Gowanus Canal’s Beacon of Hope

But the mechanical robot is impervious to the rats and the stink of the Gowanus Canal, a mechanical scientist willing to swim where few humans would dare.

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Who Owns The Dead? (The New Republic)Photo by MudflapDC

Who Owns The Dead? (The New Republic)

A small but growing group of women like Knox are slowly building a movement to change our modern, big-business approach to death. They call themselves home funeral guides or death midwives.

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