Ways to Get Through Quicksand

First, let's dispense with the movie myth: Man running through jungle blindly stumbles into pit of quicksand; within seconds he is sucked under by a powerful vacuum, leaving behind only a floating pith helmet as a warning to others. The horror! Say it isn't so. It isn't so. You're Not Going Under Research shows that [...]

September 1, 2011
4:51 PM EDT
Andrew Brown; Ecoscene/CORBIS