Cheap electric bike: Currie Ezip Trailz

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This is the electric bike I recommend for anyone on a tight budget. The Ezip Trailz is a bargain in terms of how much it can affect your life on little dollars. It is by far the best selling electric bike in the United States, for good reason: For less than $500 it is a decent electric bike with reasonable performance. At this price point if you just ride the bike regularly it will pay for itself quickly.

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Stupid tourist crashes drone into Yellowstone geyser

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This is why we can’t have nice quadcopters: “A tourist seeking to take pictures of Yellowstone National Park crashed a camera-equipped drone into its largest hot spring, possibly damaging the prized geothermal feature, a park official said on Wednesday.” It remains unclear whether the drone that crashed Grand Prismatic Spring last Saturday and sank into its hot bubbly depths ended up damaging the geothermal feature. Park officials are still trying to decide whether to remove it. Drones are banned in national parks. The moron who crashed this one has not been prosecuted. [CSNBC]

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