Can you learn to cook online? The Escoffier School thinks so

The Escoffier School for Culinary Arts has one hell of a namesake to live up to. Auguste Escoffier is the closest thing the cooking world has to a deity. The school’s owners believe they can impart the grand master’s wisdom via an intensive online course.

Apple going greener thanks to change in cable production

Apple’s drive to put out greener products will cost suppliers cash in the short term but will result in big long-term environmental advantages. Volex, which makes power and USB cables for the Mac maker’s mobile devices, will switch to halogen-free designs during the coming year.