Could you do this job, 100 floors up a skyscraper?

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So you think you have a head for heights? Then how would you have fancied joining the team constructing the Empire State Building in New York back in 1930? Just the thought of working like this more than 100 floors and 1,250 feet up, perched precariously on a steel girder, is enough to send most of us into a blind panic.

And with good reason, because five workers died during the construction work. The chap pictured here didn’t seem to mind, though, and as we know, King Kong spent a bit of time up there as well.

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The Editor

I wish it was satire.