Blackbirds again rain down upon the same damn Arkansas town

Or should I say "damned" Arkansas town. Last year, Beebe, Arkansas experienced a massive blackbird die-off that captured a perplexed populace's attention. The deaths were later chalked up to confused birds colliding as fireworks went off. This year, blackbirds once again rained from the sky, showering the citizens of… » 1/01/12 8:40am 1/01/12 8:40am

A rare view of the aurora borealis, shot from a field in...Arkansas?

A massive burst of solar wind made contact with Earth's magnetic field Monday evening, giving rise to some uncharacteristically bright northern lights that were visible even at some of Earth's not-so-northern latitudes. » 10/26/11 6:30am 10/26/11 6:30am

National Wildlife Health Center determines cause of blackbird death

The blackbirds that fell out of the sky on New Year's Eve in Arkansas were brought to the National Wildlife Health Center lab in Madison, Wisconsin. After examining the bodies, officials say they've determined a cause of death. » 1/07/11 12:00pm 1/07/11 12:00pm

Why are thousands of dead birds suddenly falling from the sky?

This week, 5,000 blackbirds fell from the skies over Arkansas, followed by 500 more in Louisiana. And now it's happening in Sweden too. You've got to wonder what the hell is going on. We'll explain. » 1/05/11 10:45am 1/05/11 10:45am

Taiwanese news coverage of the Southern USA bird die-offs is expectedly…

As usual, Taiwan's Next Media Animation has brought its A-game to its coverage of the Arkansas and Louisiana black bird deaths. In NMA's hands, this mystery's become a perplexing video collage featuring a cigarette-smoking cat and a military dog. » 1/04/11 8:00pm 1/04/11 8:00pm

Arkansaspocalypse: 100,000 fish wash up 100 miles away from massive…

After 5,000 dead black birds fell out of the sky over Beebe, Arkansas, 100,000 (likely diseased) drum fish washed up along 20 miles of the Arkansas River this weekend. Conspiracy theorists, now is your time to shine. » 1/03/11 9:30am 1/03/11 9:30am

Over a thousand dead black birds rain down on Arkansas town

Last Friday, hundreds of dead black birds fell from the sky over Beebe, Arkansas. Officials suspect the poor birds were the victims of weather conditions like lightning or high atmosphere hail, but we're chalking it up to a Romulan Warbird. » 1/02/11 8:00am 1/02/11 8:00am