Ankur Patel

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Stark Drive launches $400 full-size folding electric bike

<b>For those who have been holding off on purchasing an e-bike until the prices come down, Stark Drive might just have broken the cost</i> …

Electric Bikes

Wallpaper of the Week - California Palm Trees

Following up our comeback with the Wallpaper of the Week series, it’s crazy to imagine there’s more than 350+ wallpapers available to download for …

Strawberry Milkshake Smoothie Packed With 27 Grams of Protein

Green smoothies are great and all, but sometimes you want to sip on something that tastes a little more decadent and dessert-like. This sweet strawberry milkshake smoothie is only made with six ingredients so it's easy to whip up and tastes like melted strawberry ice cream.<p>Not only does this …

How to find out everything Google knows about you

In exchange, you agree to share information about yourself that Google can share with advertisers so their ads are more effective. For instance, airlines want to target people who love to travel. Children's clothing makers want to target parents.<p>Google uses a lot of methods to learn about you. …

Android Phones

Gold Standard: Rawhide’s CB750 is 24-Carat Perfection

As ostentatious as it is, nothing impresses like gold—whether it’s the 24-carat kind, or the foil covering your favorite block of chocolate. And making an impression is precisely what Brandon Wurtz wanted to do with his first professional build.<p>After a six-year career honing his skills in high-end …

Thrilling Geometric Black and White Tattoos

Marla Moon is a tattoo artist whose 2D geometric drawings have almost become a trademark. Under her tattoo machine strokes, the ink takes the form of …

How to Make Stovetop Mac and Cheese That's Better Than Boxed

There’s a time and a place for boxed macaroni and cheese: 2:00 in the morning on the couch. But when it comes to dinner, you can do better than a …

Atoms Reach Record Temperature, Colder than Absolute Zero

Absolute zero is often thought to be the coldest temperature possible. But now researchers show they can achieve even lower temperatures for a …

13 Grown-Ass Grilled Cheese Recipes

Grilled cheese: While it's still appropriate for a six-year-old (no crusts, please), it's also a pretty sophisticated treat for all the grown-ups out there.<p>Here, 13 ways to go beyond the basics.<p><b>Beets, Goat Cheese and Arugula</b><p>It's loaded with veggies, so it must be healthy! <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Roasted</b> …

grilled cheese

Watch a Master Bladesmith Make a Kitchen Knife Out of Meteorites

Bob Kramer's knives are out of this world<p>Talk about an in-demand craftsman: After knifemaker Bob Kramer was first featured in <i>Saveur Magazine</i> in the …

The Inner Workings Of The Turbocharger Explained

In our continuing efforts to educate you on how things work, we find ourselves staring down a new automotive subject. It's time to understand what's …

QWSTION’s Bags for the Urban Traveler

Founded in 2008 in Zurich, QWSTION was the brainchild of five guys with varied international backgrounds—Swiss, Dutch, Austrian, American and French—which explained why they were traveling so much. “The reason for starting the company was the fact that we could not find a suitable bag for …

Handbags

1936 Film Perfectly Explains How a Manual Transmission Works

Even if you already understand the concept behind a stick-shift transmission, this 1936 film explains it so perfectly a school kid could grasp it.<p>Along with the actual wheels, the manual transmission is among the least-evolved components of a modern car. A brand-new 2015 model's stick shift has a …

Pony-car sales war: Mustang vs. Camaro vs. Challenger

Battle Heats Up In June<p><i>Update: An earlier version of this story misstated the 2015 Mustang's weight when compared with previous models. Additionally, we have added comments from Chevrolet in the text.</i><p>The Ford Mustang has blown past the Chevy Camaro as America's best-selling pony car, and in June, …

The Be-All and End-All Chocolate Fudge Sheet Cake

<i>Every week, baking expert Alice Medrich will be going rogue on Food52—with shortcuts, hacks, and game-changing recipes.</i><p><i>Today: Deep, dark, and fudgy, this old-fashioned, American-style sheet cake is best eaten cold, straight from the cooler, at your picnic or barbecue</i>.<p>My writing partner and coauthor …

Recipes

The Best Kind of Peanut Butter & Jelly

<i>If the grocery store isn't your favorite place, it should be. We're sleuthing for the best back-of-the-box recipes and every Sunday, Posie Harwood from 600 Acres will share our latest find.</i><p><i>Today: Calling all PB&J lovers! This streusel-topped muffin is the stuff of your dreams.</i><p>Certain foods—like the …

Recipes

The International Flag of Planet Earth

Before we can destroy alien worlds, we must deal with a graphic design challenge<p>Once we humans master space travel, it won't be enough for us to …

No. 3 Cinch Bag Baja

Young Brooklyn-based brand Proper Assembly has a small collection of beautifully designed evergreen bags that champion functionality, quality and affordability. They're able to accomplish this by partnering directly with a manufacturing facility in the Dominican Republic that's been making luxury …

27 Sandwich Ideas You Probably Haven't Thought of Yet

Don't waste an inch of that bakery bread—these 27 sandwich ideas will help you eat your way through the entire loaf without getting bored.<p>If you've ever been tempted by a freshly-made loaf of bakery bread during a weekend shopping trip, you know how quickly yeasty, carby nirvana can turn into …

Food

One in six species could soon be at risk of extinction because of climate change

And we're screwing with birds' airspace, too<p>One in six species on the planet will be at risk for extinction because of climate change if humans don’t curb their carbon emissions soon, according to a study published in <i>Science</i> today. Buildings, powerlines, antennas, and wind farms are also causing …

Functional, Sophisticated Proper Assembly Bags

In the boundless sea of bag options out there, one unisex drawstring option—made from durable Italian wool and with shoulder-pads made from American vegetable tanned leather (and clocking in at less than a pound)—caught our eye. It first garnered attention because of its quality, but its …

Clumsy Apple Watch buyers parade their costly breakages

There’s an old adage about most sports car crashes happening within minutes of leaving the automobile showroom for the first time, and apparently the same is true of clumsy (or unfortunate) Apple fans enjoying their first weekend with a brand new Apple Watch on their wrist.<p>Almost like a badge of …

Apple Watch

How To Make Empanadas

All the best tools, techniques, and recipes you need for flame-kissed glory this summer<p>Empanadas come in many shapes and sizes in Argentina, but the …

Office Desk Design by Manuel Barrera

A unique office desk by furniture designer Manuel Barrera.<p>Manuel Barrera is a creative furniture and industrial designer. From first sketches to the …

Chocolate Cupcake Recipe

1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Line the 4 corner cavities of a muffin pan with cupcake liners (leave the rest empty).<p>2. <b>Make the Cupcakes:</b> In a large …

Dessert

21 Ooey Gooey Ways to Devour Chocolate

The only thing better than dessert is chocolate dessert.<p>The only thing better than dessert is chocolate dessert. Here are our all time favorite chocolate recipes to satisfy your sweet tooth.<p><b>Chocolate Dump Cake</b><p>This simple confection doesn't require frosting, but a drizzle of chocolate sauce is …

Recipes

This Grilled Naan Recipe Might Just Be Better Than Pizza

And the winner of our 2015 Readers' Choice Week contest is...<p>Remember last month when it was Readers' Choice Week? Well, as a part of that wacky program we asked you guys to send us your best, your greatest, your you-have-to-make-this recipes. And then you actually did! We love it when you work …

Indian Breads

How To Make Homemade Mozzarella, Because It Trumps The Store-Bought Kind

Sorry, string cheese.<p>Mozzarella is a beautiful thing. What's even more beautiful than mozzarella is fresh mozzarella. So soft that it melts in your mouth, it's an entirely different ballgame than the stretchy stuff you buy in stores. Once you try just-made mozzarella , you'll never want to go back. …

Mozzarella

Dominic Wilcox's Hilariously Bizarre Inventions

A look at the man behind "Speed Creating" during his inventive process<p>At last month's Design Indaba conference we were charmed by the creative …