Digg: news.vice.com Stories Digg: news.vice.com Stories Digg - What the Internet is talking about right now Should We Be Scared Of Our Dating Apps? The conviction of a serial killer raises questions about the safety of dating apps. Tech Executives, They're Just Like Us! Here are examples of the “everyday life” of humans, as envisioned by tech executives and marketing divisions. The Men Who Designed America's Torture Apparatus The CIA officially reveals who designed its post-9/11 torture program. A Bunch Of Kids Probably Pulled Off The Biggest DDoS Hack Ever Millions of people living in the eastern US woke up on a Friday morning in October to find large parts of the internet not working. No Twitter. No Netflix. No Spotify. North Korea's Forgotten Tragedy It's been two months since flooding from Typhoon Lionrock killed at least 138 people and left tens of thousands homeless in North Korea. And now, with sub-zero winter temperatures looming, the situation is perhaps even more dire than in the flood’s immediate aftermath. The History Of Emoji In the late 1990s, Shigetaku Kurita, a young engineer at the Japanese phone company NTT Docomo, was working on what he thought was just another project — a series of icons that subscribers could use to quickly read information on the first mobile web services and to communicate with each other. Tech Executives Are Just Average Joes Who Do Normal Everyday Stuff Anyone else up to grab a sushi burrito after aerial hot yoga? These Mammals Must Die If New Zealand’s government could have its way, no one in the entire archipelago would ever have to see a rat or a possum again. Who's Bankrolling The Fight Against Legal Week? The largest donors to the various anti-weed political groups around the country include a billionaire casino tycoon, a woman who believes in reefer madness, a drug-crusading former U.S. ambassador, cops, prison guards, booze merchants, and a pharma company that sells the powerful painkiller fentanyl. The Chronic Pain Patients Left Behind By The Opioid Crackdown The crackdown on opioids has left patients suffering with chronic pain and stigmatized. What Makes 'Tetris' So Darn Addictive No characters. No crazy effects. There really isn't all that much to "Tetris" and, yet, it is one of the best-selling video games of all time. Born out of humble beginnings in a Soviet computer lab, what is it about this game that makes it so beloved? What It's Like To Be Donald Trump's Most Prominent Public Defender Amid all the Trump campaign's shake-ups, breakdowns and implosions, Jeffrey Lord, CNN political commentator and the most omnipresent defender of the Republican presidential nominee, has not budged. Rape, Murder, Famine — And $2 Million For Washington PR Firms By almost any objective measure, the fledgling nation of South Sudan is a disaster, one of the world's poorest, most unsafe nations. Which hasn't stopped its government from paying US-based PR agencies millions to make the situation seem better. Why The US Military Is Beefing Up Its Presence In The Former Soviet Bloc With little fanfare, the United States has quietly begun expanding its military footprint in a region that during the Cold War was deep inside the Soviet-controlled Warsaw Pact. State Department's Inspector General Says Hillary Broke The Rules With Her E-Mails The State Department's inspector general found that Hillary Clinton did not comply with the agency's policies on records in her use of private email while US secretary of state, and she also declined to be interviewed for an investigation into the matter, according to a report delivered to US lawmakers on Wednesday and obtained by VICE News. The CIA Helped Produce An Episode Of 'Top Chef' How did "Top Chef" end up working with the CIA on its mission to better portray the secretive agency to the public? Six Dead, Suspect Arrested After Shooting Rampage In Kalamazoo, Michigan Six people were shot to death and several others were wounded, including a 14-year-old girl, during a shooting rampage in Kalamazoo, Michigan on Saturday night. The random shootings occurred in several parking lots around the western Michigan city, triggering a seven-hour manhunt that ended with the arrest of 45-year-old suspect, Jason Brian Dalton. A Murder In Ethiopia Shows The Rastafarian Promised Land Is Far From Heavenly For those who make the journey across the globe to begin a new life in the country, the reality can be far from heavenly. The Pentagon Just Released 200 Long-Awaited Photos Related To Detainee Abuse The Department of Defense (DOD) released 198 photographs on Friday from Army and Navy criminal investigative files related to allegations of detainee abuse in Iraq and Afghanistan, the first time the the US government has ever disclosed such images. What Happens To The Billions Of Powerball Dollars That Nobody Wins? It's a difficult question to answer because it's nearly impossible to track lottery funds in state budgets.