Stir together 1/4 cup water and yeast in small bowl, let sit for a few minutes to get foamy.
In a stand mixer bowl, combine flour, sugar and salt. With a dough hook attachment, add 1 cup of water and yeast mixture, keeping it on low for 1-2 minutes.
Move to medium speed for 3 minutes (be careful, the mixer may get a bit jumpy).
Move dough to a vegetable-greased bowl, cover and allow to sit for 50 minutes.
With greased hands, divide dough into 6 pieces and make a ball. Poke a hole in the center with your thumb and continue stretching each piece until hole is 1 1/2 inches. Place on a floured parchment paper-lined cookie sheet. Allow to sit for 15 minutes.
While sitting, make everything bagel by combining all ingredients. Pre-heat oven to 400 and get a large pot of water boiling.
Drop bagels into boiling water, 3 at a time, for 45 seconds each side. Place on a cookie sheet lined with greased parchment paper. Liberally sprinkle Everything seasoning on each bagel and bake for 20 minutes.
If you don't have Garlic Garlic or Onion Onion, you can use garlic flakes and onion flakes.