Kyle Poyser

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Hawaii's 'Deadliest' Beaches Might Surprise You

Everyone has an opinion about Hawaii's most beautiful beach. But deadliest? Most treacherous? The aloha state's Department of Health has those two superlatives on lockdown. And the answers might surprise you.<p>The Hawaiian beach where the most people have died (11, between 2009 and 2013) is tranquil …

iPad mini 2 Launch Date: What Not to Expect

Several weeks ago, Apple announced the iPhone 5S and the iPhone 5C, two new iPhones that have been released to customers around the world ahead of …

A $399 iPad Mini? Wrong way, Apple

Apple, you've got yourself some <i>cojones</i>.<p>I mean, when the iPad Mini first debuted a year ago (almost to the day), most observers were surprised by the rather steep $329 starting price -- especially considering the much cheaper small-tablet alternatives from the likes of Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and …

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YouTube Founder Says What We're All Thinking About Google+

Stop trying to make Google+ happen. It's not going to happen.<p>Google's perpetual insistence upon shoving its social network down everyone's throats has finally reached a boiling point. YouTube co-founder Jawed Karim came out of the woodwork to post his first comment in eight years on the …

Which Is It? Hurricane, Typhoon Or Tropical Cyclone?

What's the difference between a hurricane, a typhoon and a cyclone? Nothing more than location.<p>As Super Typhoon Haiyan slams into the Philippines, we here at the Two-Way found ourselves revisiting old ground about the nature of tropical storms. In case you need a refresher (as we did), here is the …

Can We Eat Our Way To A Healthier Microbiome? It's Complicated

When our colleague Rob Stein got his microbiome analyzed recently in the name of science journalism, we were totally fascinated.<p>As Stein noted, it may be possible to cultivate a healthier community of bacteria on and inside us by modifying our diets.<p>Stein was advised to eat more garlic and leeks …

France Rethinks The Sanctity Of Its Day Of Rest

There's a fight going on for the soul of France. Since 1906, Sunday has been deemed a collective day of rest in the country, and French law only allows stores to open on Sundays under very specific conditions — for example, if they're in a high tourist area. Sunday work is also tightly …

Blockbuster Fades Out, But Some Zombie Stores Will Live On

Blockbuster was once the king of movie rental stores. At its peak, it had about 60,000 employees and more than 9,000 stores.<p>But after struggling for several years, the chain is breathing its last gasp. Dish Network, which bought Blockbuster in a 2011 bankruptcy auction, says it will close the …

The Enigmatic Pecan: Why So Pricey, And How To Pronounce It?

The price of pecans is going up, up, up, which may mean that if you're planning a pecan pie for Thanksgiving, the time to buy them is now. The reasons behind that escalating price all come down to natural forces: supply and demand and weather.<p>China can't get enough pecans, according to …