It seems that Steve Jobs might be on to something with each new Apple product launch, because a new research has shown that technology actually does make us happier.
The UK study showed that those who have more access to technology, particularly technology with Internet access, report greater levels of satisfaction in areas such as work, social life, and home life. Women in particular reported that the more access to technology they had, the happier they felt.
By collecting data from 39 countries around the world, the researchers concluded that "IT has a direct positive impact on life satisfaction, even when controlling for income and other factors known to be important in determining well-being."
It is a well-known fact that a professional kitchen is probably one of the most stressful and fast-paced environments in which to work. You've seen it before - scenes of a frantic kitchen with cutting, peeling, frying, screaming and even the odd fire or two. But during all the chaos one thing remains a constant source of distinction and professionalism, and that's the ubiquitous chef's uniform. Read more