Coma

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This is fairly unusual. A 13-year-old girl in Croatia fell into a coma for 24 hours and when she came to, she was able to speak fluent German. Only slightly dampening the mystery, she had begun to study the language in school, reports the Telegraph, but was by no means a fluent German speaker as she appears to be now.

Several conditions can cause comas, including brain tumors and overdoses. Tune in as the crew discusses the causes and treatments of comas -- including some miraculous recoveries -- in this HowStuffWorks podcast.