Brian Dunning

Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences

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Since 2006, the weekly Skeptoid podcast has been taking on all the most popular myths and revealing the true science, true history, and true lessons we can learn from each. Free subscribers get the most recent 50 episodes, premium subscribers (skeptoid.com) can access the full archive.


Skeptoid #258: Spontaneous Human Combustion

May 17th, 2011

Episode 274 of 573 episodes

For hundreds of years, some unsolved cases of death by fire have been called spontaneous because there was no source of ignition found. Is the absence of evidence actually evidence of absence?