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Can You Survive Quicksand? | I Didn't Know That

Key Facts In This Video

  1. After sand and water combine, they soften and form a dense, wet substance that can't support the same weight that sand alone can. 00:20

  2. The first thing to do if ever sinking in quicksand is to shout for help, then try to either sit or lie down on the sand. 02:40

  3. The force needed to relieve even one leg from quicksand is equal as that needed to lift a small car. 03:42