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Try This: Skydiving the 'Open Air Festival' at The Hub

The shopping malls of Shanghai are becoming our playgrounds. Let's see... we've got the Sky Ring at the Joy City Mall, the five-story slide in the Happy New World, and right now in at The Hub in Minha...
Last updated: 2016-05-03
"Mallcore" is a series of columns in which SmSh writers explore the many gigantic and baffling shopping malls and complexes in this gigantic and baffling city, and then let us know about the fantastic, wondrous and / or shocking and terrible things in them, preferably from a Ballardian, dystopian, existentialist quagmire sort of perspective that cries out in agony about the disenfranchisement of the modern human condition.
The shopping malls of Shanghai are becoming our playgrounds. Let's see... we've got the Sky Ring at the Joy City Mall, the five-story slide in the Happy New World, and right now in at The Hub in Minhang, an eight-meter-tall skydiving wind tunnel open to public until May 29.

Truly exciting times for the modern shopper in Shanghai.

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