The thoughts and opinions of a 23 year old male

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Gordon Ramsay is my favorite.

i just want to hug all of them

Fun story. I cooked for this dude, once. I did my kitchen apprenticeship at the family-style restaurant of one of New Zealand’s premiere chefs, and he knew Ramsay really well. He was in New Zealand for a few weeks, and Martin brought him by the restaurant to check it out. It was right on the beach, fucking gorgeous. I was the only one there (apprentice = bitch work = 4am starting shifts), and they asked me to whip up some breakfast for them. It was SUPER simple, fried fish, eggs cooked in bread, sausages. He was incredibly gracious and kind, asked me to join them (I couldn’t, too much work to do, so they sat at the kitchen window so they could talk to me), and was super interested in hearing about my english grandma, who had taught me how to cook. I won’t hear a single bad word against this man, for all of his kitchen hysterics, he treated me like an equal.

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Refractive Indexes and Invisibility (A real-life magic trick)

When light refracts from two different substances with the same index of refraction, the materials cannot be distinguished from one another. Here, Pyrex and vegetable oil have the same index of refraction so that the test tube appears invisible in vegetable oil. The light isn’t bouncing off  off of the pyrex tube, just travelling straight through. 

However, water and pyrex have a very different refractive index. The light travelling through the water refracts off the pyrex and reflects back in to your eye, so it does not appear invisible. 

When you see the pyrex test tube under the oil, you are actually just viewing the air inside it before it becomes filled as the pyrex itself is invisible.


Second chance Sunday!

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