Smoke Kills Movie

Another funny one. You need 3 minutes and 37 minutes to watch this one, but it is worth it, even if it is a little over the top! Save the world and switch to Electronic Cigarettes!

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Smoking Kills Movie!

Another very funny movie on the dangers of smoking. Short, but wait for the catchline. (Thanks to John for pointing this one out to us!) Note – while we do believe that overall the electronic cigaratte is healther than normal cigarettes, I believe that in this kind of situation it would provide no extra benefit.

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Smokers Paradox

Smokers paradox refers to the benefits that smoking has – a paradox because of the overall harm that smoking has on our health. Before the smokers amongst you get too excited, though, remember that is almost universally accepted that smoking does a lot more harm than good. Heart Attacks As we all know, smoking increases […]

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Smoking and the Brain

In a fascinating article on nicotine addiction entititled The Brain’s Addiction Centre over on Science Blogs, Ed Yong looks at the realities behind addiction. Smoking causes 5 times as many deaths as all other non-medical causes put together, and eighty percent of smokers admit they want to give up. Yet despite this it often takes […]

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Chemicals Contained in Cigarettes

Ever wondered exactly what chemicals are contained in cigarettes? Here are a small selection of the chemicals contained in cigarettes. Arsenic – a common rat poison, and the murder weapon of choice for estranged lovers. Formaldehyde – used to preserve dead bodies. Causes cancer as well as to unpleasant ailments such as respiratory, skin and […]

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Kurt Cobain to be Smoked

Kurt Cobain’s ashes are to be smoked in a joint in a music concert. At least, these are the claims of one crazy German artist. Natascha Stellmach claims to have to acquired the ashes of Kurt Cobain, which, accordingly to the highly reliable News of the World, were reported to have been stolen from Courtney […]

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Quitting Smoking with Linux | Ashtray Blog

The Linux operating system has helped one woman to quit smoking, according to IT Wire. But it wasn’t down to a sophisticated computer cessation programme, but rather to a few games of solitaire. The woman, who is not named in the story, found the programme AisleRiot Solitaire, a package of 82 distinct solitaire games. She […]

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