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Episode 6: Spontaneous Human Combustion
Episode 63rd August 2020 • Stories of Strangeness • Zoe and Mike
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Welcome to Stories of Strangeness!

In episode 6, Zoe tells us all about Spontaneous Human Combustion.

Here's a rundown of the episode:

00:29 - Hello!

01:00 - Zoe tells us about SHC

01:30 - Will the TV set me on fire?

01:44 - What is SHC?

02:09 - Ablaze!

02:24 - Begin at the beginning

02:37 - The Countess

04:09 - You might not want to Google this

04:19 - anomalyinfo.com

05:24 - SHC the book

05:53 - The problem with labels

06:31 - Scientific journals

07:47 - What the Dickens?

08:45 - Mary Reeser

09:53 - Respecting the families

10:36 - SHC, a definition

11:03 - Lighting farts

11:28 - Ablaze pt.2 - Pyrotron

11:40 - The Wick Effect

12:33 - The Countess pt.2

13:20 - Most at risk

13:32 - Mary Reeser pt.2

13:56 - Shrunken skull

14:21 - Fire From Heaven

15:16 - The BBC burns a pig

16:02 - Where the research led

16:23 - Flames from within

17:08 - 80’s headlines

18:55 - Fire is natural

19:31 - Fiery Transformer

20:02 - Crap science

21:06 - Revisiting the shrunken skull

21:45 - Bones don’t burn

23:22 - Genetically flammable

24:10 - The girl in blue flame

24:58 - Lighting farts pt.2

25:40 - Discussing the Countess

25:55 - Shrunken skulls and Beetlejuice

26:38 - Carving Donald Trump from a carrot

26:51 - Explanations

27:35 - Ketosis and SHC

29:26 - Don’t invite Keto dieters to your birthday

30:08 - Untouched surroundings

31:56 - Other explanations

32:33 - Ball lightning

33:17 - Too much brandy

33:51 - Tesla, Targ and lasers

34:11 - Emotional stress

34:40 - Ritualistic discos and the occult

35:43 - Stuntperson careers for those with SHC

36:25 - Inflamed interest

37:58 - Respect the dead

38:09 - Watch Buzzfeed Unsolved, but come back!

39:33 - Binge listeners

39:48 - Where to find us online and get in touch

40:17 - Do we twote?

41:24 - It’s goodbye from me…

Total runtime: 42: 02


Links

From the web:

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spontaneous/_human/_combustion - Wikipedia on SHC

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cornelia/_Zangheri/_bandi - Wikipedia on Countess Bandi

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/wick/_effect - Wikipedia on the wick effect

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary/_reeser - Wikipedia on Mary Reeser

http://anomalyinfo.com/Topics/spontaneous-human-combustion-reports-chronological-order - Anomalyinfo.com on SHC

http://anomalyinfo.com/Topics/spontaneous-human-combustion-brief-history - Anomalyinfo.com brief history of SHC

http://www.weirdisland.co.uk/people/deaths/qed-a-casespontaneous-human-combustion.html - Weirdisland.co.uk on SHC

http://www.survivalresearch.ca/NHRF/NHRF_occasional_papers/new_horizons_research_foundation_paper_37.pdf_ - Survivalresearch.ca on SHC

http://www.brianjford.com/w-SHC01.htm - Brian.ford.com on SHC

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=4hVrSEWrKDY - Buzzfeed Unsolved on Mary Reeser


Books

https://amzn.to/2Xk1PfI - Spontaneous Human Combustion by Jenny Randle and Peter Hough (Affiliate link)

https://amzn.to/2Xmb1A9 - Ablaze! By Larry E. Arnold (Affiliate link)

https://amzn.to/2PjOEa4 - Fire From Heaven by Michael Harrison (Affiliate link)

https://amzn.to/3jXUFHP- Bleak House by Charles Dickens (Affiliate link)


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