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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 >>

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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 >>

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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 >>

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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 >>

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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 >>

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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 >>

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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 >>

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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 >>

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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 >>

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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 >>

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Watch People Freak Out When They See Ghosts Inside an iPhone Camera

This prank is such pure evil genius that you can't help but laugh. And feel bad because you'd get freaked out too. Funny man Jack Vale scared the creepy crawly goosebumps out of people by asking strangers to take his picture with his iPhone. Why's that scary? Read More >>

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There’s a Dating Site For Ghosts…So Yeah We Can All Go Home Now

Welp it's been a good run. Nice work humanity, you produced a lot of cool stuff on the internet. But now that ghostsingles.com is live there isn't much else to do. Time to learn how to rock climb or read War and Peace. Read More >>

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This Call of Duty: Ghosts Teaser Trailer Seriously Turns Things Up a Notch

This is apparently the mask face of cross-generation gaming. The Call of Duty juggernaut rolls on steadily with its latest instalment, Ghosts, firing this pretty badass teaser across our bows. The interesting bit is that it'll hit both the Xbox 360 and PS3, as well as the PS4 and next-gen Xbox, whenever they finally show up. Read More >>

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A Clever Pot Holder That Disappears Before Your Eyes

A kitchen gadget is only as useful as it's easily accessible while you're cooking. So with that in mind, designer Chih Ching Yang created this adorable Gasper pot holder that's designed to forever haunt your kitchen counters. Read More >>