Tag Archive for death

Polonium or non-polonium: I’m so confused

OK, this is getting absurd! BBC News – Arafat ‘likely died of natural causes’ – leaked report. A team of French scientists probing the death of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat in 2004 says it is most likely that he died of natural causes, according to leaks to French media. They have reportedly concluded he died…

Bee afraid? Bee diligent.

“Killer” bees responsible for dog death in Florida. Africanized bees kill dog, injure another in St.Pete. A swarm of Africanized killer bees attacked two pit bulls this morning, killing at least one of them, St. Petersburg police said. There was a colony in the attic of a neighboring house. This graphic showing the spread of…

What if a ghost group made money off the death of your family member?

An editorial in a local paper highlights the insensitivity and ridiculousness of a ghost group who forgets they are talking about real people. They charge for telling stories about other people’s loved ones (that they probably would disagree with). Ghost-hunting story insensitive | TribLIVE. Did they ever think about this boy’s living family members? They…

Death from overdose on caffeine mints or…

Can you die from eating energy mints? BBC News – Man died after eating Hero Instant Energy Mints, says coroner. A man died from a caffeine overdose after eating too many high-energy mints, an inquest heard. John Jackson was found dead at his home in Wednesbury, West Midlands, on 2 May after eating Hero Instant…

Florida will kill you

There may be something to this “Strange Florida” thing. Bizarre causes of death are common in Florida – Sun Sentinel. Welcome to Florida, where something’s always trying to kill you. The Sunshine State is the lightning-strike capital and the shark-bite capital. We have hurricanes, tornadoes, stealthy sinkholes, rabid raccoons, abandoned pythons, venomous spiders and, yes,…

Ghost causes fatal crash?

I’m not sure we can trust the details on this one, however few there are. Motorcyclist ‘dodging an apparition’ dies after crashing into ravine – BorneoPost Online | Borneo , Malaysia, Sarawak Daily News | Largest English Daily In Borneo. A 55-year-old man from Kampung Bayur perished in an accident after he fell into a…

Stop passing these scary stories about Fukushima fish around social media!

Much is being made in the news about the Fukushima radiation leakage catastrophe. Yes, it’s bad. It’s troublesome, but it’s currently not global. If it was, we’d be hearing more about it, not from questionable scare-blogs. First, we saw a graphic of what was said to be radiation spreading across the ocean. That was a…

Beaver attack kills man

Beavers are wild animals, have HUGE teeth and may have rabies. Learn from this: Keep away. Beaver ‘bites man to death’ – Telegraph. An angler in Belarus has died after he was attacked by a beaver which bit him twice on the thigh, severing an artery. Sergei Shtyk, the deputy head of the region’s wildlife…

Exploiting tragic death: Claims girl died from SHC is hurtful to family

This one really got me angry. Author and others pushing story that girl may have died from spontaneous combustion. Mother annoyed. As she should be. Please read this entire story: Mother tells paranormal investigators to cease speculation over ‘spontaneous combustion’ role in daughter’s death – Runcorn and Widnes Weekly News. A Widnes mother whose daughter…

Oklahoma Sheriff surprised by fire victim, considers spontaneous human combustion (UPDATE: not spontaneous)

Another case proposed for SHC but is there a basis for it? Oklahoma Man Dies In Fire, Spontaneous Combustion Not Ruled Out  – Tulsa, OK – KOTV.com. The Sheriff in an eastern Oklahoma county said his office is investigating what could be a case of spontaneous combustion. Sequoyah County Sheriff Ron Lockhart told News On…