Rob Powers alerted us to this scary tale:
almost died at armour meat.
This guy actually tried to climb (and actually did climb) one of the extremely dilapidated, extremely tall smokestacks at the ol' Armour Packing Plant in East St. Louis. The smokestack crumbled in his hands as he climbed, but he kept climbing, all the way to the top.
It must be read to be believed. Actually, I read it and I still barely believe it.... (shudder)