Science is slowly but surely evaporating most people’s belief in ghosts, but every now and then something terrifying happens that makes you think that maybe − just maybe − the spirit world is real. And when there’s a camera around to capture such moments, it really gets you thinking. These 20 photos are the creepy cases in point.
20. Warwick playground ghost
Dad-of-three Scotty Denton is convinced that there’s something creepy going on at his local playground in Warwick, Rhode Island. What’s more, even his kids didn’t want to play when they saw this swing moving on its own, apparently in completely windless conditions. Is someone – or something – pushing it? The millions of people who have watched the spooky footage can’t seem to agree.
19. Ladies’ night ghost
A cellphone picture was taken to commemorate this particularly cheerful ladies’ night. But when the ladies in question checked out the snap afterward, they noticed what looks to be a child’s face peeking out from between their knees. Was it an optical illusion? Or was it proof that the crying little girl had every right to be tearful?