The Eerie Spider Trees of Pakistan

Spider tree

The unprecedented flooding in Pakistan in the latter half of 2010 disrupted the lives of 20 million people, but it also affected the country’s spider population.

With more than a fifth of the country submerged under water, millions of spiders climbed up into trees to escape the rising floodwaters. The water took so long to recede, the trees became covered in a cocoon of spiderwebs. The result is an eerie, alien panorama, with any vegetation covered in a thick mass of webbing.

However, the unusual phenomenon may be a blessing in disguise. Britain’s department for international development reports that areas where the spiders have scaled the trees have seen far fewer malaria-spreading mosquitos than might be expected, given the prevalence of stagnant, standing water.

The agency is providing aid to the communities affected by the disaster, including safe drinking water, health care, food and shelter. To reduce the population’s long-term dependence on that aid, the government agency is now offering wheat seeds and tools to farmers, and jobs and skills training for those in rural areas. However, reconstruction in the worst-hit areas is expected to take many years.

Here are more pictures of the spider trees

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16 People Are Raised From The Dead From Brazil Floods

 

Brazil floods

16 raised from the dead

I read this a few days ago and was reluctant to share it as I think it maybe just one big hoax but I have decided to share it now because it hasn’t been proven to be true or a hoax as yet.  Not to my knowledge anyway.  I still favour towards a hoax though

People of the Barrio of Caleme have witnessed 5 dead bodies raised from the dead in the street. 10 other bodies from a morgue have also been raised from the dead.  A woman who supposedly drowned has also been raised back from the dead.

Its been reported that 5 American men went near the bodies and shouted “Rise and live in the name of Jesus”. The dead bodies apparently started to shake, stood up and then walked off alive.

The 10 bodies that were in the morgue were approached by 5 foreign women who also shouted “Rise and live in the name of Jesus”. Those bodies also started to shake, stand up and then walk off.

It’s reported that some people have talked to the risen dead. They say they were weak but told them “It was a dark place, many people were crying, was I asleep?”, and “I know I was dead, now I’m alive, God is alive!”

So are these actual real live zombies or just some fabricated story to bring hope to those in Brazil?   I’ll let you decided for yourself.  You can read more about it here.   Dead Rising

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