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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

Just 18 workers were guarding 750 jail inmates on the night Jeffrey Epstein died by suicide

Just 18 workers were guarding 750 jail inmates on the night Jeffrey Epstein died...

The Manhattan jail that the financier Jeffrey Epstein died in last Saturday was chronically understaffed and had tasked just 18 workers with guarding 750 inmates. Ten of those workers were working overtime when Epstein died, The New York Times reported, citing Bureau of Prison records. The staffing problems have frequently resulted in workers like teachers…
Jeffrey Epstein reportedly purchased 2 small pairs of women’s panties from the Palm Beach jail’s commissary

Jeffrey Epstein reportedly purchased 2 small pairs of women’s panties from the Palm Beach...

During Jeffrey Epstein's 2008 stint at the Palm Beach County Jail, he once bought two small pairs of women's panties, The Miami Herald reported Saturday. It's unclear why Epstein made the bizarre purchases, or why he was permitted to buy them. The panties were among hundreds of purchases — most of them mundane — that…
A rare vintage car some call the ‘world’s first Porsche’ could go for $20 million at auction — but the carmaker wishes it wasn’t being sold at all

A rare vintage car some call the ‘world’s first Porsche’ could go for $20...

The Type 64 bears the word's Porsche on it — but it's not technically a Porsche at all. Sotheby The 1939 Porsche Type 64 is set to fetch at least $20 million at the Monterey Car Auction in Monterey, California on Saturday. However, the carmaker says the Type 64 isn't actually a real Porsche. When…
The NYC bomb scare suspect’s brother says he has a history of mental illness and is not a threat to public safety

The NYC bomb scare suspect’s brother says he has a history of mental illness...

The man suspected of placing rice cookers on a subway platform and sparking a bomb scare that rattled lower Manhattan during the morning rush hour is not dangerous and needs help, his brother said. The abandoned rice cookers disrupted thousands of riders' commutes, caused a major subway station to be evacuated, and launched a police…
13 arrested as hundreds of far-right and Antifa protesters face off in downtown Portland

13 arrested as hundreds of far-right and Antifa protesters face off in downtown Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police arrested at least 13 people and seized metal poles, bear spray and other weapons Saturday as hundreds of far-right protesters and anti-fascist counter-demonstrators swarmed downtown Portland, Oregon. Authorities closed bridges and streets to try to keep the rival groups apart. The city's mayor said the situation was "potentially dangerous and…
A man posted video thinking he was about to get an entire Delta flight to himself, but the plane had to turn around and the flight was cancelled

A man posted video thinking he was about to get an entire Delta flight...

A Delta passenger experienced the private jet life when he was the only customer on his flight from Aspen, Colorado, to Salt Lake City, Utah. Vincent Peone posted a video to Twitter showing how personalized and surreal the whole experience was. Because the FAA requires all commercial flights to follow certain procedures, the flight attendants…
This tech VC is based in Singapore, not Silicon Valley. And the startups she’s seeing are solving problems Silicon Valley isn’t even aware of.

This tech VC is based in Singapore, not Silicon Valley. And the startups she’s...

Silicon Valley remains ground zero for the venture capital industry, but Melissa Guzy thinks there's a big advantage to being based in Singapore instead. Living in Asia and traveling extensively in the region has given Guzy, a cofounder and managing partner at Arbor Ventures, a different perspective than she'd have if she were based in…
Startup founders need to distance themselves from big tech, according to the CEO of famed startup accelerator Y Combinator

Startup founders need to distance themselves from big tech, according to the CEO of...

This story requires our BI Prime membership. To read the full article, simply click here to claim your deal and get access to all exclusive Business Insider PRIME content. Ahead of Y Combinator's Demo Day on August 19 and 20, CEO Michael Seibel told Business Insider that a lot of founders are having to work…
Elon Musk denies Jeffrey Epstein advised him or Tesla during the company’s bungled attempt to go private

Elon Musk denies Jeffrey Epstein advised him or Tesla during the company’s bungled attempt...

Jeffrey Epstein told a New York Times reporter that he had advised Tesla CEO Elon Musk during the frenetic few weeks in summer 2018 when Musk had sought to take the electric-car company private.According to the newspaper's James B. Stewart, he asked Epstein about rumblings that he had also been approached by someone close to…
Uber’s stock just hit a record low after last week’s disastrous earnings report

Uber’s stock just hit a record low after last week’s disastrous earnings report

Uber's stock price has sold off considerably following the company's earnings report last week.Shares closed at a fresh low Monday, at $37.01, the lowest since May 13. The company priced its IPO May 9. Follow Uber's stock price in real time on Markets Insider here. Shares of Uber sank more than 7% to a record…

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