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There's some kind of dark magic lurking deep in the pop cultural underbelly, and its name is Rihanna Successfully Walking on Grates in Giant Stilettos and Not Dying.
For those in particularly rural parts of the world, the intended function of subway grates is to allow air to escape the underground tunnels of public transportation. In reality, however, subway grates are the city's ruthless way of playing a terrifying Hunger Games–style of roulette with your shoes.
This is what they look like:
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There's one person, however, for whom the idea of walking over subway grates is not only doable, but easy. For months, multiple people on Twitter have been pointing out that she's singularly able to wear absolutely enormous stiletto heels and not fall into the disgusting abyss.
Here that is up close:
Once again, the only explanation is this: Rihanna is Jesus.