How to Escape Quicksand

How to Escape Quicksand

You probably won’t get stuck in quicksand. But if you do, you can use physics to get yourself out.
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20 Responses

  1. David Dunlap says:

    So I never really understood what quicksand was. Apparently I have been
    creating it at the beach then sticking my leg in it ever since I was a kid!
    Who knew!

  2. Hunter Wenglikowski says:

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  3. Ghegyi8 says:

    Wait! This was written by Nate Hegyi?? That’s my maiden name, and it’s rare
    that we Hegyi’s cross paths! How do you pronounce your last name? (I’m sure
    you know, it’s one of life’s most debated topics)

  4. Thorus Zwolf says:

    Well, it’s too late for me… all I wanted was some rocky road on a waffle

  5. samljer says:

    quicksand at high tide… no thanks.

  6. Jimera0 says:

    I’ve actually gotten stuck in quicksand before myself. Only up to my knees,
    as it wasn’t very deep, but I needed help from the people with me to get
    out and I got loads of wet sand down my boot.

    Was doing this volunteer thing in this area where every year they get a
    bunch of people to measure the water levels of all the local streams. Came
    across the quicksand in a mostly dry riverbed. It was completely
    indistinguishable from the surrounding sand, but stepping on it was like I
    had suddenly stepped into water. Sucked my boot right down and I lost my
    balance and fell over into it (backwards thankfully, not face first). Took
    us a few minutes to get me out. Since it wasn’t very deep I could’ve gotten
    myself out, but my boots would’ve ended up left behind, so I’m glad the
    others were there to help lol.

  7. online-RANDOM-video says:

    How and why do sinkhole happen?

  8. xXPyroTimeXx says:

    I ran across a dried river but apparently it wasn’t dry and I sank down to
    my shoulders (i was 8 at the time). does that count as quicksand?

  9. Arnim Sommer says:

    So – waiting for someone to hand you a snake is still an option?

  10. icarm1 says:

    sand particles are too large to ever be considered colloidal. the size of a
    colloid ranges between 1×10^-9 m and 1×10^-6 m. i.e, between 1 and 1000
    sand particles are classified as ranging between 100 – 10000 microns
    (micrometers), or between 1×10^-4 m and 1×10^-2 m.
    as such, quicksand could only ever be described as a course dispersion, not
    a colloidal dispersion.
    I may be seen as nitpicky, but this is just incorrect to the core.

  11. Shadó Chimera says:

    Finally! I can be safe when I head out for some ice cream. Thank you.

  12. tmvk97 says:

    2:32 I can think of some people who are way more dense than that :P

  13. Serpentaria says:

    I live in Florida, can you make a video on how to escape sinkholes that are
    big enough to swallow a house?

  14. xtfragnarox says:

    “if you walk on regular sand like a bitch..”

  15. ranno44 says:

    If someone is stupid enough to get stuck in quicksand when the tide is
    coming in, they aren’t allowed to have kids, therefore no cool stories to

  16. jay purcell says:

    Just incase i need to know, i will watch this

  17. Bloody Knight says:

    World’s most asked question :
    What if Dinosaurs survived ?

  18. Nihar Apte says:

    please make a video on this

  19. Slen Derman says:

    Simple, just wiggle yourself until you pop out of the other side.

  20. Kevin Herrera says:

    This was a complicated way of saying sand gets squishy.