The Winchester Mystery House in California Officially Invites You as an Overnight Guest
If you ever wondered what it would be like to spend a night in a haunted mansion that's rumored to be infested with spirits, then now's the chance to satiate your curiosity. The famous Winchester Mystery House in California invites you to test your nerves, sanity, and possibly your tolerance for alcohol.Read on...
Ghost Hunters Take A Portal Reference On a Wall Way Too Seriously, Assume It’s A Ghost [Video]
Jim Pace and his paranormal hunting team, SPOOK (Sooner Paranormal Of Oklahoma), love to wander around searching for ghosts in an old abandoned building in Tulsa -- so much so that they decided to show off their findings to a local news station. Too bad nobody thought to google the phrase they found written on the chalk board prior to airing.Read on...
Neil Gaiman Announces Wayward Manor Video Game Where You Play as a Ghost
It should be no secret that I'm mildly obsessed-slash-in-love with Neil Gaiman. As should the rest of the world, because he's awesome, adorable, and British. Like 101 Dalmatians made into a person. And now he's becoming even more entrenched in our web of love with his first ever video game: Wayward Manor. In which the protagonist is (of course) dead.Read on...
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...