Joseph Dattola

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Pwned by Putin: How the Russian despot ruthlessly trolled our so-called democracy

Masterful political troll or imaginary Halloween goblin? Either way, Vladimir Putin made America pee its pants<p>I do not claim to know what will happen on Nov. 8, and if this election campaign has had any positive effects amid all the carnage and chaos, it has at least taught the pundit class some …

Russia

Why Anxiety Can Increase Your Risk For Cancer | Men’s Health

The link persisted even after the researchers adjusted for other factors that could be raising cancer risk in that group—for example, that anxious people may not exercise as often or that they may have other medical conditions linked to cancer that might be making them anxious.<p>That means there’s …

The Biggest Battle Yet Against ISIS Has Begun in Mosul

The fight to retake Iraq’s second-largest city is finally underway—but how Mosul falls will be key to keeping it out of terrorists’ hands in the …

But Really, What Is SpaceX Going to Do With All That Poop?

It might seem like a joke, but it's a serious question.<p>At the end of Elon Musk's big Mars event yesterday, there was a Q&A session riddled with weirdness, but one question really stuck out. It wasn't the guy who wanted to give Elon a comic book or the Funny Or Die rep with a plan to send Michael …

Ingestible Tiny Robots Can Now Save Your Life

Scientists make robots in all sizes, but did you know some are so small we can ingest them? Just how small can robots get?<p>"Take two robots and call …

A riddle for our time

One of the most remarkable successes of astrophysics in the last century was its discovery that the age of the universe as measured by its oldest …

Universe

This USB Stick Will Instantly Destroy Your Computer

Whatever you do, don’t mistake this USB stick for the one holding your Powerpoint.<p>When plugged into any device, The USB Killer, released earlier this …

Cybersecurity

Rewriting the tablet

How Lenovo brought a dream design to life<p>By Dan Seifert | Photography by Sean O'Kane<p><b>Tablets were supposed</b> to be the future. They were supposed to get us off the desk and away from the laptop, and usher us into a touch-enabled world of productivity and entertainment. A dream of computing where our …

Note-Taking

Pneumatic Bread: It's Food, But Not As We Know It

If you have followed my articles over the last year, you will know how much I love the science of food and drink – mostly owing to the fact that I really love science, and I really love eating. As a big fan of carbohydrates in all of their perfectly delicious forms, I was fascinated by the …

Star Trek