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  Smoke - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Smoke is a suspension in air (aerosol) of small particles resulting from incomplete combustion of a fuel.
Smoke inhalation is the primary cause of death in victims of indoor fires.
Smoke particles are actually an aerosol (or mist) of solid particles or liquid droplets that are close to the ideal range of sizes for Mie scattering of visible light.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Smoke   (228 words)

 Smoke signal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A smoke signal is a form of visual communication used over a long distance, developed both in the Americas and in China.
There is no standardized code for smoke signals, they signals are often of a predetermined pattern discerned by sender and receiver.
Because of this, smoke signals tend to only convey simple messages, and are a limited form of communication.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Smoke_signals   (182 words)

 Smoke signals   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Smoke signals is an early form of the optical telegraph, developed by the native North Americans and Chinese (as in the towers of the Great Wall.) By covering an open fire with a blanket, and suddenly removing it for a short time, a puff of smoke is generated.
Like other forms of communication, the signals are often of a predetermined pattern discerned by sender and receiver.
Second Hand Smoke and Kids Second hand smoke is a major cause of children's illness -- yet 85% of adults who smoke and who live with a child do not ensure that the child is not exposed to the smoke from their cigarettes.
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-Smoke_signals.html   (459 words)

SMOKE SIGNALS: I have one issue Iris Owens gave me. Actually she was the one who turned me on to the whole Paris-Olympia scene.
SMOKE SIGNALS: Writers appear to be the lowest of the breed in the film biz.
SMOKE SIGNALS: Over the years I heard talk of a 'missing scene' or a sequence that was deleted from Strangelove.
www.carminestreet.com /smoke_signals.html   (8977 words)

 Review: Smoke Signals   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Chris Eyres' Smoke Signals, the winner of both the Audience Award and the Filmmakers Trophy at the 1998 Sundance Film Festival, is, in essence, a road movie/buddy story.
Smoke Signals is a motion picture about Native Americans made by a Native American who doesn't have an ax to grind.
As I previously mentioned, Smoke Signals doesn't have a particular political agenda -- it's more interested in the camaraderie between Victor and Thomas and the way they struggle with their difficulties -- but the characters' heritage is nevertheless crucial to the story.
movie-reviews.colossus.net /movies/s/smoke_signals.html   (752 words)

 NurseWeek: Smoke signals
Many nurses are motivated to participate in smoking cessation and prevention initiatives because they witness firsthand the devastation that tobacco causes their patients, but the nursing profession could be doing even more to spread the anti-tobacco message.
As a result of the decrease in smoking, an estimated 3,000 to 4,000 fewer lung cancer cases and 2,000 fewer deaths occurred last year in the state, August said.
Many nurses are motivated to participate in smoking cessation and prevention initiatives because they witness the devastation tobacco causes their patients, she said.
www.nurseweek.com /news/features/01-02/smoke.asp   (871 words)

 Smoke Signals - AskTheBrain.com
Smoke signals, beacon fires, waving flags and flashing lights have been used for centuries to communicate over distances beyond the limited range of even the loudest voice.
Smoke signals, colored rockets, or heliographs that used mirrors to flash reflected sunlight messages from one mountain top to another were often used.
The Smoke Signals is sent all across the United States to members of the Echota Cherokee Tribe as well as to non-members that subscribe to it.
www.askthebrain.com /signal_smoke-.html   (251 words)

 Sending cinematic smoke signals: an interview with Sherman Alexie.
Smoke Signals is the latest film to advertise itself so, but, unlike most of its predecessors, Smoke Signals delivers on its promises.
Smoke Signals is all the more impressive for being the debut feature of director Chris Eyre, a twenty-eight-year-old Cheyenne/Arapaho filmmaker from Oregon who has previously written and directed seven short films.
Smoke Signals fits for a number of reasons, for me. On the surface, it's a stereotypical title, you think of Indians in blankets on the plains sending smoke signals, so it brings up a stereotypical image that's vaguely humorous.
www.lib.berkeley.edu /MRC/alexie.html   (4970 words)

 Teen Forum: Smoke signals
Brittnee said her household is a constant deterrent to smoking because both of her parents are health-care professionals.
Jason said he believes many people smoke because they are ignorant of the negative side effects -- notwithstanding all of the negative publicity -- and because they don't think about the health crisis it often causes later in life.
In a smoking survey of restaurant patrons that Christine did for a class two years ago, about 65 percent of respondents backed a complete ban.
www.post-gazette.com /lifestyle/20030604smoking0604fnp4.asp   (813 words)

 Smoke signals   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Like other forms of the signals are often of a predetermined discerned by sender and receiver.
I use "Smoke Signals" with them by assigning them to rent and view the movie, which is always enjoyable because it's witty, humorous, wise, and significant.
Smoke signals: Cigarettes advertising and the American way of life : an exhibition at the Valentine Museum, Richmond, Virginia, April 5-October 9, 1990
www.freeglossary.com /Smoke_signals   (255 words)

 Salon Entertainment | Movie Interview: Without reservations: A conversation with Sherman Alexie
Though "Smoke Signals" is unmistakably a story about Indian characters and situations, it wisely doesn't profess to be a story about The Native American Experience.
And also in its most contemporary sense, smoke signals are a distress signal, and the character Victor is in distress.
"Smoke Signals" is paving the way for a lot of other stuff for you and getting a lot of positive attention.
www.salon.com /ent/movies/int/1998/07/02int.html   (1663 words)

 19th Street Films: Smoke Signals   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
A unique film, Smoke Signals is filled with the rich aesthetics and beautiful mood of American Indian culture.
Set in Arizona, Smoke Signals is the story of two Indian boys on a journey.
Along the way, Smoke Signals illustrates the ties that bind these two very different young men and embraces the lessons they learn from one another.
www.civictheatre.com /film/films/smokesignals.html   (129 words)

 filmcritic.com Movie Review: Smoke Signals   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Smoke Signals is one of those rare movies that you never hear a bad word about.
That feeling that the film is personal is universal with Smoke Signals, which means different things to different people but is always a powerful and personal story to everyone.
Smoke Signals is so intensely personal that it is difficult to get into why it is such a perfect movie without drifting into one's own past… something which most people will only do with people they trust.
www.rottentomatoes.com /click/movie-1083502/reviews.php?critic=columns&sortby=default&page=1&rid=91917   (618 words)

 Smoke Signals Benefits American Indian College Fund
To be a 20th Century American Indian." With frequent doses of Native humor, characters in the film Smoke Signals overcome challenges of modern Indian reservation life with wit, sadness and spirituality never seen before on the Hollywood screen.
Smoke Signals--the first feature film written and directed by Indians—also benefits the American Indian College Fund's efforts to promote the survival of traditional Native cultures through modern education.
Smoke Signals is a historic achievement for Indian tribes, who have strong story-telling traditions.
www.charitywire.com /charity4/02211.html   (416 words)

 The Observer | Magazine | Smoke signals
There are an estimated 6m sadhus in India, wandering ascetics who devote their lives to itinerant worship of the Hindhu god Shiva, smoke charras (cannabis resin) pretty much all the time, and say it directs the mind to Shiva.
There are probably more than 6m couch-bound 'sadhus' in the UK who worship EastEnders, and who smoke cannabis pretty much all the time, perhaps to direct the mind away from the gods and deeper existential issues.
Finally, smoking is smoking, whether it's tobacco, straight pot or a combination.
www.observer.co.uk /magazine/story/0,11913,713969,00.html   (785 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Smoke Signals is the best Native American Newsletter in the State of Alabama and the United States.
The Smoke Signals is sent all across the United States to members of the Echota Cherokee Tribe.
www.echotadeerclan.com /SmokeSignals.html   (195 words)

 Great Hobbies - Tech Talk Making Smoke Signals
The plane is powered by a Saito.90 4-cycle and the smoke system that was used is described here so you can start making smoke signals with your 4-stroke powered model.
To produce proper smoke, the smoke fluid must be pre-heated and this is accomplished with the help of the soft brass tube coil wrapped around the muffler header.
For storing, carrying, and loading your smoke fluid, we recommend the Du-Bro EZ Fill Fuel Pump (DUB520) which is suitable for gas or glow fuel as well as smoke fluid.
www.greathobbies.com /document/tech_smoke_1.html   (743 words)

 Smoke Signals - Health lesson plan (grades 6-8) - DiscoverySchool.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Secondhand smoke is the name for the smoke given off by a burning cigarette, cigar or pipe.
Secondhand smoke causes wheezing, coughing, colds, headaches, earaches and asthma attacks in others as well as reddening, itching, and watering of the eyes.
The book includes a quiz for kids on their knowledge of smoking and its effects, an organ-by-organ breakdown of how tobacco affects the body, a timeline on the popularity of tobacco, and more.
school.discovery.com /lessonplans/programs/smokesignals   (2561 words)

 Badger State Smoke Signals Web Edition
As many of you are already aware, the editor of Badger State Smoke Signals, Jim Romelfanger, K9ZZ passed away on December 22, 2001 from a sudden heart attack.
We are planning on continuing a printed edition on a bimonthly basis beginning with the March 2002 issue.
Badger State Smoke Signals, both printed and Web editions, is incorporated in Wisconsin as a non-stock, not-for-profit organization.
www.bsss.org   (996 words)

 Metroactive Movies | Smoke Signals
THAT Smoke Signals is being billed as the first film produced, directed, written and acted by Native Americans is probably misleading; somewhere, there must be a 16mm or 8mm film made earlier, and it's best to consider Smoke Signals on its own merits, rather than as a breakthrough possible only in our enlightened times.
KREZ radio gives us a quick guide to the setting of Smoke Signals with a wake-up show, including traffic report ("A big truck just went by") and the DJ's audience-fluffing ("It's a great day to be indigenous").
Smoke Signals (PG-13; 89 minutes), directed by Chris Eyre, written by Sherman Alexie, photographed by Brian Capener and starring Adam Beach, Evan Adams and Irene Bedard.
www.metroactive.com /papers/metro/07.02.98/smokesignals-9826.html   (541 words)

 Smoke Signals in Context
Smoke Signals is thus, from top to bottom, an American Indian production, and that makes it historically unprecedented.
Smoke Signals is nonetheless a good movie in that it hangs together just fine, far better than most in that endless gush of relatively uncriticized clodhop­pers aired on TNT's highly-popular 'doe Bob Briggs Drive-In Theater" every Saturday night.
In any event, what he put together for Smoke Signals was markedly better than, to pull just one example out the memory bank, a highly-touted specialist like Arthur Chabanian produced as the script for Back to the Future.
www.zmag.org /zmag/articles/nov98ward.htm   (2378 words)

 Smoke Signals   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
A club can erect an enclosed "smoking room" with a separate ventilation system, and employees can enter it only if there's been no smoking for fifteen minutes.
Since the law is supposed to protect employees' lungs, some owners are contemplating giving minor ownership stakes to all their barkeeps and coat-check girls.
Twenty-five percent of an outdoor area can be designated for smoking, so Chelsea club owner Amy Sacco is opening an outdoor dining patio in front of Lot 61 this spring, but faces a bigger challenge at her small, exclusive, very Euro-friendly Bungalow 8.
www.newyorkmetro.com /nymetro/news/politics/n_8283   (465 words)

 Smoke Signals Enterprises   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Smoke Signals Enterprises, an information and marketing consultancy, is blazing the trails to link individuals, firms, and institutions to the essential information they need to provide that critical "edge" in today's competitive world.
Smoke signals, the earliest form of long distance communication, originally brought the Native American community into contact with each other and with important information.
OUR LOGO, with its plume of smoke carrying our message, was designed exclusively for us by Jeff Yellowhair, of the Kiowa Tribe of Oklahoma, an accomplished artist.
www.smokesig.com   (254 words)

 Smoke Signals I
Standing in a crowd at a party, years ago, I was crowing about my new workshop: "Rebuilding the Fire: Burnout Prevention to Positive Stress." A passer-by, called out, "Forget the fancy title.
But are you aware of your stress smoke signals?
The next two newsletters will list additional smoke signals and then provide some quick Stress Doc Stress Busters.
www.stressdoc.com /stress_smoke_signals_1.htm   (430 words)

 Apollo Movie Guide's Review of Smoke Signals
Smoke Signals, a film written, directed, co-produced and starring natives, tempers its bitterness with a whimsical, almost joyous mood.
Smoke Signals opens with a fire, the infant Thomas Builds-a-Fire being tossed out a second story window, and his saviour, Arnold Joseph (Gary Farmer of Powwow Highway) catching the babe.
See our recommended movie matches for Smoke Signals.
www.apolloguide.com /mov_fullrev.asp?CID=565&Specific=1301   (422 words)

 Holysmoke! -- Smoke Signals   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
I am very fortunate in knowing a great number of people in the industry and because of that I can keep up on a lot of the issues that are taking place from time to time.
Another aspect of this section that you will see a lot of is the review and information about recent Big Smokes.
I would love to know what you think so send me some of your own “smoke signals” when you get a chance.
www.holy-smoke.com /smoke_signals.html   (238 words)

 Smoke Signals on DVD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Data retrieved from amazon.com Sunday October 23 2005 at 12:28 PM Smoke Signals
Based on a couple of short stories (from The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven) by Sherman Alexie, Smoke Signals is a lean and assured feature that speaks well of its lengthy, rich evolution, including a development stint at Sundance.
The first feature made by a Native American crew and creative team, the film concerns two young Idaho men with radically different memories of one Arnold Joseph (Gary Farmer), a former resident of the reservation who split years before and has just died in Phoenix.
www.crimsonbird.com /cgi-bin/a.cgi?j=6305428417   (294 words)

 Smoke Signals
They were advised not to seek a refund of their EUR50 but to write it off as the price of experience."
Do not eat, smoke or drink tea made from these flowers.
Ignore this advise and you might end up doing something you'll later regret.
www.smokesignals.blogspot.com /2003_09_01_smokesignals_archive.html   (455 words)

 Press: Smoke Signals   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
This magical film takes place among the residents of the Coeur d'Alene Indian Reservation, and is the first major commercial film presented almost entirely by Native Americans.
Summer is often equated with big-budget action spectaculars that please while eschewing the broad palette of emotions, while the best stories, on film or in books, often make you laugh and cry in the space of a single chapter.
With this in mind, Smoke Signals can be compared to curling up with a good book on a lazy summer day.
www.anchoragepress.com /archives/documentf347.html   (440 words)

 Amazon.Com Message   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Amazon.com is pleased to have the Jeremiah Project and Smoke Signals in the family of Amazon.com associates.
We encourage you to visit Smoke Signals often to see what new books they've selected for you.
Smoke Signals was designed and is maintained by Data Synthesis © 1996-1998 All Rights Reserved
www.jeremiahproject.com /smoke/amazonmsg.html   (136 words)

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