How to Survive Being Buried Alive: Imagine being fast asleep when you’re woken up by a strangely claustrophobic feeling. That’s when you realize you’re trapped in a box underground with no idea how you got there. The intense fear of being buried alive is known as taphophobia. People used to be so worried about accidental burials that they started making “safety coffins” with windows, bells and breathing tubes. If you somehow end up alive and six feet under, there are a few things you might want to know. How long until you suffocate? Is it possible to get help from outside? Could you actually dig yourself out?

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