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2008-06-18 00:00:18

When Gordon Ramsay first appeared on television in 1998's Boiling Point, it was obvious there was more to him than his culinary skills. The man was obsessed with perfection and wouldn't rest until he had more Michelin stars than anyone else. Many thought he would go on to bigger and better things but, a decade later, his media domination is remarkable. It is Gordon's unrelenting drive for excellence and, admittedly, no-holds-barred expletive-ridden diatribes, that undoubtedly draw in...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.