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#1    Still Waters

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Posted 06 October 2013 - 12:56 PM

Frank Baker faced death while earning two Purple Hearts in Vietnam, but the scariest moment of his life came in June 1995.

Baker was in his home in Vermont, when he suddenly burst into flames, an experience he discusses for the first time on "The Unexplained Files,"airing Oct. 2 on the Science Channel.

http://www.huffingto..._ref=weird-news

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http://science.disco...explained-files

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Posted 06 October 2013 - 07:59 PM

Alcohol :)

he said me and my buddy were having a "hell of a good time" the first time it happened, then they were fishing the second. Traditional drinking time :).

They both have characteristics of alcoholics.

Its my thought that he probably did something while drunk, or if human combustion is real, it's the only highly flammable  substance that I know of that can permeate someone's blood stream.

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Posted 19 January 2014 - 09:00 PM

Spontaneous Human Combustion is, in my opinion, a legitimate phenomenon.  I speculate that it has something to do with phospherous in the diet, that becomes oxygenated somehow.  There are a couple other testimonies of people who have experienced preliminaries to the phenomenon.


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Posted 19 January 2014 - 09:49 PM

No.

There is absolutely no evidence that spontaneous human combustion is possible.


And several reasons why it can't.
And sever explanations and repeatable experiments that mimic the results of "spontaneous" combustion.


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Posted 19 January 2014 - 10:07 PM

View PostNeognosis, on 19 January 2014 - 09:49 PM, said:

No.

There is absolutely no evidence that spontaneous human combustion is possible.


And several reasons why it can't.
And sever explanations and repeatable experiments that mimic the results of "spontaneous" combustion.
Any evidence God is possible?


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Posted 19 January 2014 - 10:14 PM

View Postbendigger0, on 19 January 2014 - 09:00 PM, said:

I speculate that it has something to do with phospherous in the diet, that becomes oxygenated somehow.  There are a couple other testimonies of people who have experienced preliminaries to the phenomenon.


And I´m sure that the other people are exercising the same kind of diet as the 2 trustable guys in the vid. Means, 1-2 liter of schnapps
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Posted 19 January 2014 - 11:16 PM

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Posted 20 January 2014 - 12:31 AM

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Any evidence God is possible?

No.

That is why I BELIEVE in GOD and that BELIEF requires FAITH.

I have lots of FAITH in God, but no evidence.


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Posted 20 January 2014 - 01:10 AM

View PostNeognosis, on 20 January 2014 - 12:31 AM, said:

No.

That is why I BELIEVE in GOD and that BELIEF requires FAITH.

I have lots of FAITH in God, but no evidence.

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Posted 20 January 2014 - 06:10 AM

View Postbendigger0, on 19 January 2014 - 10:07 PM, said:

Any evidence God is possible?

What does the supernatural have to do with this topic? Nothing.

There is no evidence that spontaneous human combustion occurs. It is possible for a body to be burned in a manner consistent with what is mislabeled as SHC. It involves an externally initiated burn.


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Posted 20 January 2014 - 11:43 PM

It's called the wick effect
wick effect: the name given to the partial destruction of a human body by fire, when the clothing of the victim soaks up melted human fat and acts like the wick of a candle.
Shounds nice dosen't it?


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Posted 21 January 2014 - 12:06 AM

View PostNeognosis, on 20 January 2014 - 12:31 AM, said:

No.

That is why I BELIEVE in GOD and that BELIEF requires FAITH.

I have lots of FAITH in God, but no evidence.
Belief requires faith?  I thought you said belief requires evidence.


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Posted 21 January 2014 - 12:07 AM

View PostRueRue, on 20 January 2014 - 11:43 PM, said:

It's called the wick effect
wick effect: the name given to the partial destruction of a human body by fire, when the clothing of the victim soaks up melted human fat and acts like the wick of a candle.
Shounds nice dosen't it?

"Wick effect" does not (according to Fire professionals, or the doctor's examining this patient) account for the kind of burning seen.


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Posted 21 January 2014 - 12:11 AM

View Poststereologist, on 20 January 2014 - 06:10 AM, said:

What does the supernatural have to do with this topic? Nothing.

There is no evidence that spontaneous human combustion occurs. It is possible for a body to be burned in a manner consistent with what is mislabeled as SHC. It involves an externally initiated burn.
Yet the doctor is quoted as saying, "the burning came from the inside, out".


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Posted 21 January 2014 - 12:22 AM

There are several well documented cases of SOMETHING happening to those we call victims of Spontaneous Human Combustion.  The evidence is inexplicable to all serious investigators.  For human bones to be reduced to ashes requires a very high temperature.  Yet in the presence of this extreme heat, nearby curtains and/or papers are not even singed.  Perfectly normal, yes?





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