Tuesday, January 4, 2011

And this year in Arkansas, birds fall from the sky!

From the New York Times:

For Arkansas Blackbirds, the New Year Never Came
The New York Times, January 3, 2011

Times Square had the ball drop, and Brasstown, N.C., had its descending possum. But no place had a New Year’s Eve as unusual, or freakishly disturbing, as Beebe, Ark.
Around 11 that night, thousands of red-winged blackbirds began falling out of the sky over this small city about 35 miles northeast of Little Rock. They landed on roofs, roads, front lawns and backyards, turning the ground nearly black and terrifying anyone who happened to be outside.

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1 comment:

  1. Need to add this priceless video featuring Pastor Cindy Jacobs, co-founder of a ministry she calls Generals International, in which she claims that God is sending the United States a message denouncing the repeal of DADT by letting the birds die in Arkansas: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V17WGTvPHGg&feature=player_embedded