Ramsey’s Reality Shows and Anecdotes About HimMany of us know Gordon Ramsey better from his reality TV shows, like Hell’s Kitchen and Kitchen Nightmares. His gets called in to improve failing establishments, raves at the people who can’t work up to his exacting standards, makes them feel like failures, and then does everything he can to help them fix what’s wrong and turn the business around. Gordon is very entertaining to watch, as he is so expressive, and he claims he didn’t realize how foul his language was until “his Mum complained to him about it.” He shows no sign of reforming..
This is notable because Apple almost never comments on other companies’ products. In the past, Steve Jobs or one of his subordinates might make the occasional dismissive or snide comment, but not seemingly as part of a concerted effort to undermine a competitor. Backyard.
First up was Broken Social Scene’s contribution to The Time Traveler’s Wife soundtrack, a take on Joy Division’s Love Will Tear Us Apart that is a rare misfire for the always gifted collective. The track starts out on a promising note, with spare, haunting piano chords that conjure up all of the depressive, funereal associations that have always been attached to the single, which became a hit on the heels of Joy Division frontman Ian Curtis’ suicide in 1980.If anything, BSS is too slavish in its attempts to pay tribute to the original. Kevin Drew’s anguished, from the depths of hell vocals reverbed and distorted until they go somewhere beyond Ian Curtis imitation and wind up closer to Tom Waits on a bender are a noble attempt at capturing the original’s desperation, but come off as affected.But the real failing of this cover is its lack of momentum.
These orange flight suits are pressurized and equipped with a communications cap, helmet, boots, gloves, parachute, and inflatable life preserver. Again, these space suits are designed only for emergency use in case the cabin pressure fails or the astronauts have to eject from the spacecraft at high altitude during liftoff or re entry. We will discuss the current space suit (Extravehicular Mobility Unit or EMU) that is used for spacewalking from the shuttle and International Space Station in the next section.Maximum Absorption Garment (MAG) collects urine produced by the astronautLiquid Cooling and Ventilation Garment (LCVG) removes excess body heat produced by the astronaut during spacewalksEMU Electrical Harness (EEH) provides connections for communications and bio instrumentsCommunications Carrier Assembly (CCA) contains microphones and earphones for communicationsLower Torso Assembly (LTA) lower half of the EMU including pants, knee and ankle joints, boots and lower waistHard Upper Torso (HUT) hard fiberglass shell that supports several structures including the arms, torso, helmet, life support backpack and control moduleArmsGloves outer and inner glovesHelmetExtravehicular Visor Assembly (EVA) protects the astronaut from bright sunlightIn suit Drink Bag (IDB) provides drinking water for the astronaut during the spacewalkPrimary Life Support Subsystem (PLSS) provides oxygen, power, carbon dioxide removal, cooling water, radio equipment and warning systemSecondary Oxygen Pack (SOP) provides emergency oxygen supplyDisplay and Control Module (DCM) displays and controls to run the PLSSThe helmet is made of clear, impact resistant, polycarbonate plastic, and fits to the HUT by a quick connect ring.