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www.bbc.com/.../20160323-can-quicksand-really-suck-you-to-your-death

Death-by-quicksand is a favourite of B-movie directors. But would a hapless cowboy or bandit really be sucked under? Claudia Hammond pokes a tentative toe into the science…

www.wikihow.com/Get-out-of-Quicksand

Certain muddy death? Not quite. While quicksand isn't nearly as dangerous as it looks in the movies, it is a real phenomenon. Just about any sand or silt can temporarily become quicksand if it is sufficiently saturated with water and/or subjected to vibrations, such as those that occur during an earthquake.

www.britannica.com/story/how-deadly-is-quicksand

Quicksand was probably the number-one hazard faced by silver-screen adventurers, followed by decaying rope bridges and giant clams that could hold a diver underwater. Given how often quicksand deaths and near-deaths occur in film, you would think we would be seeing news about quicksand tragedies in real life.

mentalfloss.com/article/30728/what-exactly-quicksand

Despite its frequency in fiction, complete submersion and death in quicksand doesn’t happen in real life. Objects sink only to the level at which their weight is equal to the weight of the ...

www.buzzfeed.com/kellyoakes/this-is-what-would-happen-if...

If you fell into quicksand in real life, you wouldn't sink in like people do in the movies. Getty Images/iStockphoto Studio-Annika Good news! That thing where people drown in quicksand is actually ...

www.quora.com/Is-this-man-who-deliberately-jumped-in...

There are 3 main types: quicksand, where the density is about 2 g/cm3 - there you won’t drown, normal mud - that is clay + water - about as dense as quicksand and 3 - the most dangerous: true bog - which is made out of organic material, gas and water and there you will indeed sink and you might drown.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talk:Quicksand

Quicksand is within the scope of WikiProject Soil, which collaborates on Soil and related articles on Wikipedia. If you would like to participate, you can choose to edit this article, or visit the project page for more information. Start This article has been rated as Start-Class on the project's quality scale. Mid This article has been rated as Mid-importance on the project's importance s...

www.onenigerianbritico.com/2017/08/29/viral-video-man-filming...

The video of a man jumping into a quicksand supposedly filming an ‘how to escape’ video has gone viral. The video – somewhat disturbing – shows the man gradually sinking into the quicksand, never coming back up and presumed dead as the clip ends abruptly. Rumour is that he died, since no follow up video […]

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quicksand

Quicksand is a colloid hydrogel consisting of fine granular material (such as sand, silt or clay), and water. Quicksand forms in saturated loose sand when the sand is suddenly agitated. When water in the sand cannot escape, it creates a liquefied soil that loses strength and cannot support weight.

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