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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