Charcoal is a light black residue consisting of carbon, and any remaining ash, obtained by removing water and other volatile constituents from animal and vegetation substances. Charcoal is usually produced by slow pyrolysis, the heating of wood or other substances in the absence of oxygen (see pyrolysis, char and biochar). It is usually an impure form of carbon as it contains ash; however, sugar charcoal is among the purest forms of carbon readily available, particularly if it is not made by heating but by a dehydration reaction with sulfuric acid to minimise introducing new impurities, as impurities can be removed from the sugar in advance.
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  • How to Fail the Right Way

    … involved, things get worse than they normally would. It’s like throwing gasoline on charcoal. It’s a bad idea. Don’t let your emotions get in the way. Separate your emotions from the process. The disappointing experience that you just had is not a judgment on your value as a person. It’s not a judgment on how good of a person you are and your…

    Marco Moeschter/ Marco Moeschterin How To's- 7 readers -
  • How Jack Daniel's uses storytelling to personalise the brand

    …. (As an aside, When I was researching this article I looked at around 15 different booze sites, and only one – the controversial vodka brand Neft – positioned itself as modern and cutting-edge). Jack is very good at this. Videos focus on members of staff who have worked at the company’s Lynchburg brewery for years. There are interviews…

    Matt Owen/ Econsultancyin Google How To's- 2 readers -
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