Friday, October 28, 2005

You've heard of the glass ceiling, right?

Mikaela says:

Well how about a glass bottom?

Scheduled to open January 1, 2006 on the Hualapai Indian Reservation:

Grand Canyon Skywalk

  • Juts 70 feet into the canyon, 4000 ft above Colorado River
  • Will accommodate 120 people comfortably
  • Built with more than a million pounds of steel beams, and includes dampeners that minimize the structure's vibration
  • Designed to hold 72 million pounds, withstand an 8.0 magnitude earthquake 50 miles away, and withstand winds in excess of 100 mph
  • The walkway has a glass bottom and sides...four inches thick
All I can say is they better also be prepared to hose it down everyday, because I can only imagine how many people will piss themselves once they work up the courage step out into nothingness. Talk about a leap of faith! Anyone gotta mop?


Blogger mjae said...

Somebody should add captions for the birds flying by in this picture.

Something like, "Suckers!"

or "Hey, I think human-shit just landed on my head! Was it supposed to rain today?"

or "Where do they think THEY'RE going?"

2:34 PM  
Blogger marjorie said...

let's go!

5:44 PM  
Blogger Maggie said...

that scares the shit out of me

1:59 PM  

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