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Happy New Year, bring on the plagues.

Okay can somebody please tell me what the hell is going on?

Listen:

Jan 2, 2011 - Up To 5,000 Dead Birds Fall On Small Arkansas Town On New Years Eve

Over 1,000 lifeless birds tragically fell from the sky in Beebe, Arkansas on New Year’s Eve. In an interview with AP, an expert with the state’s Livestock and Poultry Commission suggested “the flock could have been hit by lightning or high-altitude hail.” The Commission offered another sad possibility, that New Year’s Eve fireworks could have gone off near the birds and startled them so severely, that they died from stress.

Jan 3, 2011 - Massive fish kill blankets Arkansas River

Arkansas officials are investigating the death of an estimated 100,000 fish in the state's northwest…

Dead drum fish floated in the water and lined the banks of a 20-mile stretch of the Arkansas River near Ozark, about 125 miles northwest of Little Rock, said Keith Stephens of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. A tugboat operator discovered the fish kill Thursday night, and fisheries officials collected some of the dying animals to conduct tests.

Jan 4, 2011 - Mass La. bird deaths puzzle investigators

Hundreds of dead and dying birds littered a quarter-mile stretch of highway in Pointe Coupee Parish on Monday as motorists drove over and around them.

State biologists are trying to determine what led to the deaths of the estimated 500 red-winged blackbirds and starlings on La. 1 just down the road from Pointe Coupee Central High School.

The Daily What, where I read about these back-to-back incidents, said what we're all thinking:

I’m not one to jump to conclusions, but we’re all going to die.

Moats and boats and waterfalls

Buying the heck out of this book.