Catch up on stories from the past week (and beyond) at the Slashdot story archive


Forgot your password?
Check out the new SourceForge HTML5 internet speed test! No Flash necessary and runs on all devices. ×

Submission + - Spontaneous Human Combustion (

Edgewood_Dirk writes: In a bizarre death Sequoyah County, Oklahoma, a 66-year old man was found dead of apparent spontaneous human combustion. He was found in the kitchen and initially misidentified as a pile of burning trash, with no other fire damage around him or elsewhere in the home. Authorities describe him as a man with a history of heavy drinking and smoking, which are factors common to many alleged cases of SHC.

Check the full article at:

This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Spontaneous Human Combustion

Comments Filter:

If you can't learn to do it well, learn to enjoy doing it badly.