Haunting Spirit Photography from the Age Before Photoshop

There is nothing new under the sun: the history of the photo editing is almost as old as photography itself. Spirit photography was first widely employed by William H. Mumler in the 1860s, but the earliest pieces were made by Sir David Brewster for his 1856 book The Stereoscope: Its History, Theory, and Construction.… » 4/28/13 1:00pm 4/28/13 1:00pm

Finally, a Syfy Reality Show That's Actually Scary

Forget the tired Ghost Hunters franchise, Syfy has finally made a reality show that will actually freak you out. We've screened the first episode of Paranormal Witness and we can attest: This sh*t is scary! » 9/06/11 3:00pm 9/06/11 3:00pm

Cambodian scarecrows keep out malicious spirits using ghost bazookas

If you want to ward off evil spirits, it pays to be wield some serious firepower. Farmers in the Cambodian countryside have thusly armed their scarecrows with spectral munitions. These martial manikins were spotted by the bloggers at Asia Obscura. Here's how they describe them: » 5/08/11 12:15pm 5/08/11 12:15pm

Behold the horrible tendrils of the supernatural menace invading our…

On the 11th month of 2011, on the 11th day, 11th hour and 11th minute, the supernatural will rule the Earth. Darren Lynn Bousman (Repo!) is bringing that prophecy to life in a new film. See the first concept art. » 1/14/11 5:00pm 1/14/11 5:00pm

Unleash the Kraken all over your friends this NYE with Kraken Rum

We've got the perfect spirit to ring in the New Year, Kraken Dark Spice rum. It's dyed the same color as the evil beasts monsters ink squirts — just think of the toasting potential! » 12/29/10 9:54am 12/29/10 9:54am

Woman Sells Two Souls For $1,983

Two souls held hostage inside blue-tinted holy water were auctioned off for almost $2,000 this week. Who are they? Her house's previous tenants, but that didn't stop her from making tidy little profit out of their imprisoned spirits. » 3/11/10 3:00pm 3/11/10 3:00pm