The Spanish Flu

The 1918 flu pandemic, known as the Spanish Flu, killed 50-100 million people world wide, somewhere between 3%-5% of the worlds population at the time. What made this flu strain so deadly, how did it spread so fast, and where did this strain come from? In this extended show we dive deep into the possible origins, behaviors, and potential causes of this flu pandemic.

Some of our Research:
Spanish Flu Stats
Migrant workers
From a vaccine
Unlucky patient zero
A clever bug
Viral double team
Virus and bacteria
Aspirin poisoning
Evolution from Space-Sir Frederick Hoyle and Chandra Wickramasinghe
Virus in the sky
Historical comets and plagues
More about comets than you ever wanted to know

Kaspar Hauser

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Kaspar’s sudden appearance from nowhere in Nuremberg, Germany, touched off controversies that lasted for decades. Was he a child of royalty, stolen from the cradle and robbed of his birthright? Or a homeless kid who was kind of a con man?

Some of Our Research:
Kaspar’s Wiki entry
Another telling of the story
Tracts Relating to K Hauser by Earl Stanhope
DNA Analysis