Ben Bronkema

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Earth, Wind and Fire: The Extreme Weather of 2013

A woman carries her child through a field near the collapsed Plaza Towers Elementary School in Moore, Okla., May 20, 201<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Sue Ogrocki—AP

Pizza Lab: How to Make Ramen Crust Pizza

It looks like pizza, smells like pizza, it even <i>tastes</i> a little like pizza, but it's not pizza. At least, not inasmuch as pizza is defined by its bread-based crust. The slice you are looking at shares much in common with pizza. It's got gooey melted cheese. It's got a robust tomato sauce that …

You Built What?!: A Compact Mechanical Crossbow With the Precision of a Laser

Wrist-mounted weaponry brought to you by the letter Y<p>Last October, after hurting his knee playing hockey, Patrick Priebe was holed up in his apartment near Cologne, Germany, with nothing to do. He was sitting at his computer, staring at his keyboard, when the "Y" key caught his eye. Priebe didn't …

A Blind Robot That Navigates By Touch

Introducing: Shrewbot.<p>We're doing two things here: using robots to test ideas about how brains work and using biology to develop new robots.<p>Shrewbot is the size of a small dog, can move its head around, runs on batteries, and has omnidirectional wheels—and no eyes. Its only sense is touch, from its …

Archaeologists puzzled over immaculate, 5,000-year-old board game pieces

Intricately carved tokens from a nearly 5,000-year old board game have been unearthed in southeast Turkey, reports <i>Discovery News</i>. The 49 found pieces may be the oldest gaming tokens ever recovered, and they should help to back the current theory that board games originated in the Middle East over …

Kimchi pancakes are crispy, a bit chewy, and full of the umami goodness of Korean-style fermented cabbage. Here's how to make 'em - http://thekitc.hn/16bidgL

Pepsi-Flavored Cheetos Exist, Prepare For The Apocalypse

According to contemporary consumer taste buds, a simple glazed donut or cheeseburger is no longer enough. No, we demand innovation and by "innovation" we meet bacon-infused-ice-cream-stuffed-into-a-deep-fried-meat-patty. By innovation, we mean the cronut, waffle chicken tenders and ramen …

Latin Cuisine: How To Make Tequeños (Venezuelan Cheese Sticks)

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>Back in February, I posted a recipe for guasacaca, a Venezuelan avocado salsa. While that green creamy sauce got some love, it was clear from Serious Eaters that the real star were the <b>tequeños</b> also in the photo—made …

There’s a Ramen Burger Knockoff in the Philippines

How lovely! Two restaurants in the Philippines — Wrong Ramen in Fort Bonifacio and Umami Hambaagu House in Pasig City — have teamed up to engineer a …