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Foxconn workers blow off steam at the club after a long day building iPhones

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nightclub (FLICKR)
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It's hard work assembling iPhone components at Foxconn all day long, so when the weekend finally comes, workers head off for a night on the town. Bars, roller rinks, dance clubs, and roadside stands surround the Foxconn plant in Zhengzhou, China — all catering to the factory's employees. The New York Times followed a number of the plant's workers as they went out to blow off some steam, and found that while the work might be dull, the nightlife is anything but. “Dancing lets me vent my anger and stress," one employee told the Times while out at a club. “When I’m here, I forget everything else.”