Rose La Rocque

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Kitchen of the Week: Practicality in White Marble

One benefit to spending years designing kitchens for others is that when you’re ready to design your own, you know exactly what you want. Such was …

Three is a Trend: Fall 2015

See the emerging micro-trends straight off the fall runways.<p>We're keeping an eye on the emerging micro-trends on the runway under the die-hard rule of: when you see three, call it.

Apple Car could save drivers 400 billion hours per year

Morgan Stanley analysts Adam Jonas and Katy Huberty — who regularly follow Tesla and Apple — claim an autonomous Apple Car could save drivers a collective 400 billion hours of “non-productive” time each year.<p>“What is the value of 400 billion hours a year?” they write in a note to clients. “How much …

How I gave up alcohol and got a life

On Tuesday, it will be a year since I last had a drink: 365 days of not doing the thing that characterised my adult life from the ages of 13 to 43. This is a sentence I never imagined I would write. For 30 years, booze was not only my great love, but my life’s principal purpose. It was the thing …

Labour backs challenger banks in fight against George Osborne's new tax

Labour has demanded a review of a new tax that hits smaller banks alongside global behemoths<p>Challenger banks and building societies threatened by George Osborne’s extra bank tax have been offered a lifeline by the Labour Party, which wants to amend the charge to help out the smaller end of the …

Britain's High Street is in crisis, and retailers are tanking

John Lewis, the bellwether UK department store, had a tough August — and so did the rest of the High Street.<p>The retailer, which is a stalwart of British High Streets, on Friday released sales figures for the final week of August, and they show that across the month sales fell 3% compared to last …

Markets

Will Smith and the Christmas Movie the N.F.L. Probably Doesn’t Want You to See

The first trailer for Concussion tackles professional football head-on.<p>Debuting a trailer for a <b>Will Smith</b> movie in the middle of a <i>Sports Illustrated</i> column isn’t exactly Hollywood marketing 101, but for <i>Concussion</i>, a drama about head injuries in the N.F.L., it’s oddly fitting. Get your first look at …

New England Patriots

5 details you shouldn't give Facebook

The whole point of Facebook is to share your life with other people. You probably have more than a few friends who fall into the over-sharing category. But don’t snicker. You may be one, too, and not even know it.<p>Here are five personal tidbits Facebook asks you to share that you’re much better off …

Tropical Storm Erika Kills At Least 20 in Caribbean, Florida Governor Declares Emergency

The governor of Florida declared a state of emergency Friday ahead of Tropical Storm Erika, which has killed at least 20 people as it rakes the Caribbean.<p>Gov. Rick Scott said the storm constitutes a "severe threat." It is forecast to hit Florida on Monday, but it's not clear how strong the storm …

A Master Photographer Reflects on Work, Love, and Finding a Voice

Picture Stories<p>As curator of the National Geographic Found Tumblr, I love sharing a small sliver of our incredible collection of photographs. But sometimes I want to dig a little deeper and get to know the photographers who captured these great moments. We’re lucky to have one of them here in the …

Graduate School

Take a Mental Vacation With These 20 World Photography Day Shots

Fun fact: Today is World Photography Day. To celebrate the fact, the Instagram community has done its darndest to collectively create the biggest …

Amalfi Coast

Goodbye burger van - hello the new festival food

The Growler is a Glastonbury legend. A baguette stuffed with chips, topped with bacon and dripping with melted cheese, it’s not for those with high cholesterol. But for carb-craving festivalgoers, in the rain and on three hours sleep, it can seem just the ticket.<p>Served under a giant image of …

The 100 best restaurants in London

Time Out More Card<p>Introducing the perks card you’ll actually love. Jump the queue, score free wings, get one on the house at the city’s coolest …

England

50 Recipe Projects to Tackle This Weekend

Epic moussaka, layers of lasagna, tamales, soup dumplings, and more recipes that are worth the work.<p>Are you counting down to the weekend and/or a nice long break from work? You're probably planning on going to a museum, cleaning your house, or catching up on your favorite TV shows. But why not …

Cooking

England’s top winger – The Sun

THIS is the man who sparked the biggest cheer as England beat Peru — paper<br>plane maestro Blair Valentine.<p>Blair, 22, was the fan who sent his creation …