Video: high winds take high-rise window cleaners for a ride

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(LiveLeak)

SHANGHAI, China — A crew of window washers are probably rethinking their career choice after high winds took them on a terrifying ride nearly a hundred stories above the streets of Shanghai last week.

In a video shot from inside a restaurant on the 91st floor of the Shanghai World Financial Center and posted online last Thursday,  the window washers can be seen in their scaffolding being tossed from side to side by the winds, occasionally clanging into the side of the 1,600 foot building—the seventh-tallest building in the world.

The workers were reportedly rescued after the stomach-churning 15-minute ordeal.