Ghosts

Find out everything there is to know about ghosts and stay updated on the latest ghost news with the comprehensive articles, interactive features and ghost pictures at LiveScience.com. Learn more about this fascinating phenomenon as scientists continue to make amazing discoveries about ghosts.
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Ghouls Around the World: 5 Spooky Ghost Traditions
Woman in Day of the Dead or Halloween face paint.
October 28th, 2013
From the soulless Jewish monster created from soil to the cannibal ghouls of Native American cultures, here are several spooky ghost traditions from around the world.
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Granny-Groping Ghost Explained by Psychology
Couple in bed, woman awake
November 29th, 2011
A British woman who says she was groped by a ghost was probably actually experiencing a mental phenomenon.
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The Science of Halloween's Scariest Creatures
bloody vampire
October 31st, 2012
Werewolves, zombies, ghosts and the rest didn't just appear out of thin air...
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Fake Ghost Photos Haunt Real Ghost Researchers
Ghost Lincoln Picture
November 15th, 2011
Phone apps that add fake ghosts to photos make it harder to prove that ghosts exist.
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Why Ghosts Are Spooked by HD Camera
Paranormal Activity 3
October 20th, 2011
With an HD camera in every cellphone, why are photos of ghosts still blurry?
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Is a Ghost Lurking in a Factory Toilet?
ghost in woods
June 21st, 2013
A Bangladeshi woman claims her sickness may be due to a spirit attacking her.
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Ghost Hunters Sound Credible with a Little 'Science'
October 24th, 2012
A sprinkling of shady science can lend undue credibility to paranormal investigators, a study found.
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