We think our feet are always on solid ground, but in Florida it's more like Swiss cheese. Dick speaks to Casey McKinlay, who, along with his diving partner Jarrod Jablonski, pulled off a 21-hour dive through underwater caves that connect sinkholes.
Families in Utah are beginning to resign themselves to the fact that 6 trapped miners may be lost forever in the Crandall Canyon Mine. Pamela Campbell has been through this before. In January of 2006, she stood at the opening of Sago Mine in West Virginia with her sister and nephew. She expected her brother-in-law to walk out of the mine at any moment laughing, but he never did.Also in this episode: Peruvian weaver Wilbur Quispe.
Jack Mullowney is 91 years old, and has vivid memories of the Great Depression. He shares some of those memories with Dick Gordon, along with one of his favorite stories from his career. Jack worked for the company that came up with the Green Giant advertising campaign. Jack was the one who suggested the giant should become a little more jolly. Jack now works as a commodities trader - he has no interest in retiring.
When the last restaurant Daniel Giddens worked for closed, he got tired of looking for another job. He took unemployment and posted his resume on Monster.com. Before long, companies offering him bookkeeping work at home got in touch, and then some started sending checks. Dan knew it looked a little shady, but he was curious to see what would happen, so he took one of the checks to the bank and cashed it. Also on the show: a year without plastic.