SciShow

How to Escape Quicksand

You probably won’t get stuck in quicksand. But if you do, you can use physics to get yourself out.
———-
Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters — we couldn’t make SciShow without them! Shout out to Justin Ove, John Szymakowski, Fatima Iqbal, Justin Lentz, David Campos, and Chris Peters.
———-
Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow

Or help support us by becoming our patron on Patreon:
https://www.patreon.com/scishow
———-
Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet?
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow
Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com
Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow

Sources:
http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v437/n7059/full/437635a.html
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2005/09/0928_050928_quicksand.html
http://www.comphys.ethz.ch/hans/p/320.pdf
http://www.nature.com/news/2005/050928/full/news050926-9.html
http://www.livescience.com/9373-quicksand-myth-debunked-float-free.html
http://mentalfloss.com/article/51826/how-escape-quicksand

Products You May Like

Articles You May Like

How It’s Made: Speed Skates
Why Is Heart Cancer So Rare?
How Shoulders Took Over the World (ft. Emily Graslie!)
Cleaning Hospital Laundry | How It’s Made
3 Weird Meteorites (Whose Weirdness Was Instructive)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.