Charcoal

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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    … at the right context. You have to look at failure with a fresh set of eyes. In other words, you have to change your mindset about failure. Instead of asking, “How can I avoid failure?” maybe you should be asking yourself, “How do I fail the right way?” Here are some common techniques that highly-successful people learned from their failures. As the old…

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

    … Jack Daniel’s is a universally recognised brand, but often for different reasons. Most of its marketing focuses deeply on heritage and tradition. A down-home, deep fried sense of warm hospitality that permeates its ads and copy like a gentle waft of charcoal. It’s also permeated by images of Lemmy pouring it on his cornflakes after a night…

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