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- #WhatIf You Fell Into #Quicksand?


The #reason why you don't #normally sink into the #sand when you go at the #beach is due to a #physics #phenomenon known as #force #chain. Basically, when a #bajillion #grains of sand are #jammed together in one #place, their weight gets #distributed over a large area, keeping you and your #camels #safely above #ground. But if any #water happens to seep up from #underground, it will mix with the sand to #create a #surface that looks #solid, but isn't...
https://invidio.us/watch?v=jYlZyO62V7A

Huh! Thought it would be easier.. the things you learn!

lol, there is also something easier XD

Really, I just imagined swimming out of it. The video makes it pretty clear that when you get trapped in the vertical it is hard to shift into a horizontal position.

you get too caught up in the "what if" videos XD

Not likely to be any quicksand traps in Canada, I know. But, one never knows where one will end up. It's good to be aware.

glad to have been "helpful" lol