Don’t Believe In Ghosts? Scientists Are Working on Making Their Own
Despite the popularity of paranormal phenomena -- in the movies, on reality TV, or in real life research teams -- there remains no solid proof of the unseen. Namely, ghosts. Most visual reports of ghost sightings are dismissed as optical illusions, a trick of the light, or the subject perception of some natural phenomenon. So why keep looking for them when we can make our own? In a breakthrough at the National University of Singapore, scientists may be able to engineer ghosts.Read on...
New Zealand Ghost Auction Sparks Ethical Debate About Capturing, Selling Ghosts
A New Zealander who claims to have captured two ghosts and bottled them with holy water and has now put them up for sale on an auction website has incited a national debate that threatens to overturn old Lord of the Rings sets, pit the north and south islands against each other, and possibly upset some kiwis: Is it ethical to sell ghosts?
In this instance, we are assuming that "the nation of New Zealand" can safely be represented by "a bunch of people who are commenting on an auction website." Hey, that's what Australia's Herald-Sun newspaper did:Read on...