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How To Survive Quicksand

How To Survive Quicksand

As a child, I knew two things about quicksand: that it’s a go-to peril for cartoon characters in jungles, and that in real life, it’s only sticky if you treat it like a solid. Pretend it’s water, and you can swim out of it.

Davy Crockett’s Best Life Lessons

Davy Crockett’s Best Life Lessons

Davy Crockett is an American folk hero of mythic proportions, and was greatly popularised during the ’50s and ’60s thanks to Disney’s TV miniseries and major motion pictures. But Crockett was a very real person in history, and he had a lot of wisdom to share.