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I tried to climb the plank walk in China known as the most dangerous hike in the world but just getting there was the hardest part

I tried to climb the plank walk in China known as the most dangerous hike in the world but just getting there was the hardest partThe Plank Walk on China's Mount Hua is considered by many to be one of the most dangerous hikes in the world. Hikers walk across a few planks of wood bolted into the side of a 7,000-foot peak. I recently tried to do the Plank Walk on a visit to Mount Hua, but encountered obstacle after obstacle.

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The cofounder of fashion brand Superdry is donating £1 million to fund a second Brexit referendum

The cofounder of fashion brand Superdry is donating £1 million to fund a second Brexit referendumJulian Dunkerton is donating the sum to campaign group the People's Vote, according to the Observer. The People's Vote is a campaign group set up in April 2018 calling for a vote on the final terms of Britain's exit from the EU.

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Empty hotels idle boats What happens when a Pacific island upsets China

Empty hotels idle boats What happens when a Pacific island upsets China"There is an ongoing discussion about China weaponizing tourism," said Jeffrey Barabe, owner of Palau Central Hotel and Palau Carolines Resort in Koror. "Some believe that the dollars were allowed to flow in and now they are pulling it back to try and get Palau to establish ties diplomatically."

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Why you shouldnt laugh at someone elses phobia — no matter how ridiculous it sounds

Why you shouldnt laugh at someone elses phobia — no matter how ridiculous it soundsAll phobias are irrational and specific, but some seem more ridiculous than others. You should never laugh at someone's fears or dismiss them in any way, because that can make their fear worse. You shouldn't act superior, because we all have our weak spots.

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Barging into your home threatening your family or making you disappear Heres what China does to people who speak out against them

Barging into your home threatening your family or making you disappear Heres what China does to people who speak out against themIn the past few years alone, the Chinese Communist Party has attempted to muzzle critics by making them disappear without a trace, barging into their houses to stop them from talking to other people, and detaining their families. Take a look at their playbook.

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