'Hungry Ghosts' Roam Hong Kong

Festival involves appeasing ghosts with everything from food to iPhones

By Newser Editors and Wire Services

Posted Aug 25, 2014 12:40 PM CDT | Updated Aug 25, 2014 1:50 PM CDT

(Newser) – Countless hungry and restless ghosts are roaming Hong Kong, and the world, to visit their living descendants, at least according to Chinese convention. In traditional Chinese belief, the seventh month of the lunar year is reserved for the Hungry Ghost festival, or Yu Lan , a... More »

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