Amazon Just Picked Up a Ghost Hunting Series Starring Simon Pegg and Nick Frost

There are few better acting bromances than the one between Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, and we’re going to get more of it in the near future. Read More >>

Teapot Terror: The Tale of the Stockwell Ghost

Ghosts are associated with many things, disturbed murder victims, demonic forces, but not usually tea pots. Well, the same can’t be said for the flying teapot-centric haunting in Stockwell of 6-7th January 1772. While most hauntings tend to happen at night, this one began at 10am in the morning with a crash of crockery. Read More >>

We Asked Celeb Physicist Brian Cox About Flat Earth Conspiracies, the Multiverse, and Ghosts

There’s a growing, bewildering movement of folks who reject the most basic learnings of science in favour of conspiracy theories and hocus pocus – as a science journalist, I regularly get emails from people who firmly believe the Earth is flat, as shocking as that may seem. I recently chatted with Brian Cox, host of BBC science show and podcast The Infinite Monkey Cage and a physics professor at University of Manchester, about the emergence of these alarming ideas and other trends in science. I also asked him about some slightly silly things, like how we know that ghosts aren’t real. Read More >>

Emergency Exorcism Performed in Coronation Street Home

An exorcist, or at least someone pretending to be an exorcist, has been called to Old Granada Studios in Manchester, the former home of Granada TV and one-time Coronation Street set. Read More >>

Why the Hell Does the James Webb Space Telescope Look Haunted?

One of the most powerful telescopes ever built — NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope — is set to make its big debut in 2018. But before it starts scouring distant galaxies, or searching for life around at TRAPPIST-1, the telescope must undergo quite a bit of testing. Apparently, during “lights out inspections,” James Webb gets a little creepy. Read More >>

Does the Large Hadron Collider Actually Disprove Ghosts?

The Large Hadron Collider sits underground, spanning over five miles across beneath the bucolic suburbs of Geneva, Switzerland. This metal behemoth serves to try and understand the most basic building blocks of our universe. The question stands, then: if ghosts are real, shouldn’t the LHC have found them? Read More >>

The Closest Exoplanet to Earth Was Probably a Ghost

When the exoplanet Alpha Centauri Bb was announced in Nature in 2012, it was hailed a watershed moment in the search for Earth-like worlds beyond our solar system. But as eerie as it sounds, it now appears that Alpha Centauri Bb never existed. Read More >>

An Annotated Guide to the New Ghostbusters Proton Pack

The release date for Ghostbusters 3 is still a year away, but director Paul Feig is getting very excited. After tweeting images of the uniforms that will be worn by the new Ghostbusters, Feig has now provided an annotated guide to the new proton packs. It’s a little confusing! Read More >>

GhostArk Tells You There Aren’t Any Ghosts, Anywhere, Ever

The GhostArk apparently lets owners "capture and record" the telltale signatures of ghosts, recording paranormal voices and scanning radio frequencies for the screams of those trapped between dimensions. More likely, it makes a sound when it goes near a Wi-Fi signal. Read More >>

10 Scientific Explanations for Famous Ghostly Phenomena

According to a 2005 poll, 37 per cent of Americans believe in haunted houses, and according to a 2013 HuffPost/YouGov poll, 45 percent believe in ghosts. These are surprising numbers, but the next time you hear a spooky sound, don't call the Ghostbusters — get a scientist instead. Behind every shadow, poltergeist, and disembodied voice, there's a perfectly rational explanation. Read More >>

Scientists Create Ghosts in the Lab by Messing With the Brain

Real ghosts, or at least the perception that "phantoms" were in the same room, have been created by scientists, in an experiment that messed with the brain's location and spatial awareness abilities. Read More >>

More of us Believe in Ghosts than God

A survey of 2,000 Brits makes for sad reading on the omnipotent Kindle of God, revealing that just over half of us believe in aliens -- but only a quarter believe there's a bearded invisible man living in the sky. Read More >>

Drunk Man Fined for Going “Woooo” in a Cemetery

A man pretending to be a ghost in a cemetery has been fined a total of £75, after some drunken hijinks resulted in locals complaining about his shockingly poor ghost impersonation. Read More >>

How Activision Killed the Golden Call of Duty Goose

Played the new Call of Duty yet? Let me save you the trouble. It's basically the action bits from a bunch of Bond films (not the good ones, mind) casually blended with the one-liners Die Hard rejected for being a 'bit transparent', all held together with some obvious plot devices. In other words, it sucks. And it's the final evidence that the whole Call of Duty series has reached its sell-by date. Read More >>