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Chimneys smoke and add new soot, The ball is changed from base- to foot-; Now come those painful, poignant scenes Of washing storms and changing screens.
Izzy was still covered in ashes, and smelled like soot, the brothers in law told NBC News.
The research showed that the ancestors of the San people created their images of animals and hunters using three primary materials including charcoal, soot and carbon black, a mixture of fat.
Manufacturers typically use the soot known as carbon black in rubber, ink, paints, and carbon paper.
Every evening, as the sun begins to set and the first round of ships leaves the port, the refugees start streaming back across the highway and into the factory, downtrodden, covered in black soot from head to toe.
That strategy, first adopted in India, reduces climate pollutants while protecting people from the health hazards of soot.
That's enough to entirely blanket Marion County in an inch of black soot.
Researchers found birds from about 100 years ago showed lots more black carbon, often called soot, than just 20 or 30 years later, and more than scientists had thought.
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