Krogman has been widely, and erroneously, reported as having concluded that Mary Hardy Reeser, the so-called 'Cinder Woman', was an indubitable victim of the mysterious burning death, SHC, but he told me: 'I regard spontaneous human combustion
as utterly impossible and in the realm of fantasy'.
Even a seemingly innocuous letter to the editor can become the starting point for finding an answer to a difficult reference query such as the one about spontaneous human combustion
. In addition, as the Noah's Ark example demonstrates, even the most intractable queries can frequently be resolved through careful attention to information contained in newspapers.
Bondeson, a physician, traces the history of such real and alleged phenomena as "bosom serpents" (snakes living in people's stomachs) and spontaneous human combustion
. While most are obviously folklore, if not outright frauds--snakes don't last long in a human stomach, and victims of spontaneous combustion tend to be unconscious drunks near open flames--the durability of these legends and the credulity of observers who should have known better make for fascinating, and cautionary, reading.
The chief executive was friendly and before I had the chance to say spontaneous human combustion
he was making me coffee.
In one instance, a book was misdated by centuries through carbon testing after the owner of the book in the next room was burned alive by what, Skurka believes, was spontaneous human combustion
The mystery surrounding a two-and-half-month-old boy, who has been undergoing treatment over claims that he caught fire as many as four times since he was born, has deepened with the tests conducted on the baby disproving Spontaneous Human Combustion
Dr McLoughlin added: "This fire was thoroughly investigated and I'm left with the conclusion that this fits into the category of spontaneous human combustion
, for which there is no adequate explanation."
Can Coronation Street viewers stand much more before spontaneous human combustion
John Turturo and Mary-Louis Parker play the doomed lovers.AN epidemic of spontaneous human combustion
hits South Park (TV3, Fri 9.30pm) and Mr Marsh is assigned the task of discovering the cause.
So presenter Carol Vorderman introduced spooky stories about ghosts, spontaneous human combustion
and other unexplained phenomena, then asked scientists to explain it.
Using news reports, the magazine's editor tracked trends in thirty-four categories of phenomena, including crop circle, mass deaths, "water monsters," and spontaneous human combustion
, as well as those listed below.
FEAR: Fear for the emotional and mental wellbeing of Teesside as the heart-pounding, nerveshredding intensity of the next few weeks pushes us close to the point of collective spontaneous human combustion