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Building Collapse Betting Pool Goes International

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While we've seen our fair share of building collapses over the past 18 months, we can't say we've seen a building fall completely over on its side, Hollywood slapstick style. That happened Saturday in Shanghai, China, where construction mishaps are always done to the extreme. According to Reuters the 13-story apartment building's fall killed one construction worker. The horizontal skyscrapers trend is really taking off.
· Nearly completed high-rise collapses in Shanghai [Reuters]
· Photos: Building Collapsed in Shanghai [Zona Europa via Digg]