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Old 26 July 2015, 12:40 PM
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Icon18 3 scientists investigating melting Arctic ice may've been assassinated professor says

A Cambridge Professor has made the astonishing claim that three scientists investigating the melting of Arctic ice may have been assassinated within the space of a few months.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/eart...or-claims.html
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Old 26 July 2015, 04:29 PM
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It's like the plot of Michael Creighton's State of Fear, only with the sides reversed. One of the victims was even killed by lightning!
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Old 26 July 2015, 04:36 PM
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How do you assassinate someone with lightning? Well, unless you're Thor.
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Old 26 July 2015, 04:38 PM
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"It's not nice to fool (with) Mother Nature!"

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Old 26 July 2015, 04:48 PM
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Well, first you build a huge mobile VandeGraf generator, ...
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Old 27 July 2015, 02:28 AM
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Blow Your Top Scientist Dr Tim Boyd 'killed by lightning' in Argyll

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The body of Dr Tim Boyd was found by a dog walker on a bridge near his home at Port Appin on Sunday afternoon.
http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-...-west-21243885

Not to give any credit to any (rather wacky) conspiracy theories but no one saw Dr Boyd struck by lightning. Also, the article notes:
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It is the second tragedy to hit the organisation in just over a week after the death of PhD student Chris Bell in an avalanche on Glencoe last weekend.
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