Mathematician and astrologer John Dee, a confidant of England's Queen Elizabeth I, was also an avid occultist and allegedly used this obsidian mirror to talk to spirits.
Here’s everything science has to say about ghosts, from spooky unexplained phenomena, to debunked mysteries, to why we want to believe.
Are ghosts real? Ghost hunters like to believe that ghosts exist, but science and logic are the real ghost busters.
Ghost stories are often about the departed seeking justice for an earthly wrong. Their sightings are a reminder that ethics and morality transcend our lives.
Crop circles are global phenomena, gaining attention as paranormal culture becomes mainstream, says one scientist who studies paranormal belief.
At least one physicist contends that the Large Hadron Collider has, in fact, disproved the existence of ghosts.
Here's a look at the wild history of your favorite Halloween monsters, from vampires and zombies to ghosts and gargoyles.
Science is powerful, but it cannot explain everything. And in the vacuum of facts, some strange ideas develop.
A trip through the scientific research into paranormal experiences leads directly to the human brain.
In the spirit of Halloween, we're highlighting some of the lesser-known "haunted" houses in the country. These homes may not really be haunted, but they sure feel that way.
People who believe in ghosts are more afraid of the world than are people who shun belief in the supernatural.
If you're looking for something spooky to do this Halloween, you might consider walking around the block to search for ghosts in your neighborhood.
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.