Is This Spontaneous Human Combustion Or Am I Just Getting Warm?

3 years ago

Welcome back to The Q Files. In this episode we'll be sharing the fascinating history of spontaneous human combustion - also known as preternatural combustibility and auto-oxidation -  the idea that people can, while simply minding their own business, burst into flames, with no external source of ignition. The fire is believed to start within the body of the victim.

We all know the story: A seemingly perfectly normal person retires to bed for the evening, or they quietly drift off and nap in their favorite chair. While they sleep, they catch on fire and burn to ash. In the aftermath, the authorities can't find any discernible source of the blaze. Even stranger, the objects around the victim — aside from maybe their clothes, or the chair they were dozing in — are perfectly fine.

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