This glass bridge in China is made to look like it's about to shatter

By Andrea Romano
October 10, 2017, 4:06:15 PM EDT

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Glass sky bridges always test people’s threshold for how much they can stand looking down at jaw-dropping heights, but one bridge — in Hebei, China — is really pushing it with panels of glass made to look like they’re cracking under people’s feet.

The glass bridge, on the eastern face of the Taihang Mountain, hangs 3,871 feet above sea level, which would probably be a thrilling (or terrifying) height even without novelty cracking glass.

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But for some people, the possibility of near and imminent death is how you spell fun. Apparently. For tourists, not so much. In videos posted by visitors, some respond with excitement, while some respond with out-and-out terror.

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