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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.

Virtually No Gender Pay Gap at Amazon

Noelas/FlickrJust a week after the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) ordered Amazon to let shareholders vote on "gender pay gap" disclosure, the company reports...

Hillary’s State Department Stopped Haiti From Increasing Its Minimum Wage to 61 Cents

The #FightFor15 movement is continuing to make gains. After steamrolling through large urban centers such as Seattle, San Francisco, and New York, now it...

Topless Dancing and Alcohol Sales May Meet Again in Chicago

kate.gardiner/FlickrFor years, the city of Chicago has prohibited businesses from mixing alcoholic beverage sales with nude dancing. Strip clubs within the Windy City limits have...

Zoning and Zen

Courtesy Renee BierbaumThree years ago, tragedy struck Renee Bierbaum of Palmetto, Florida. Her husband was killed in a motorcycle accident, leaving her a widow...

Tonight on Shark Tank: Commandos Who Fight Wars With Flip Flops

Matthew "Griff" Griffin and Donald Lee served multiple tours in Afghanistan as members of the elite Army special operations force, the 75th Ranger Regiment. But...

Drafter of U.S. Dietary Goals Was Bribed by Big Sugar to Demonize Fat

Anthony Devlin/ZUMA Press/NewscomNewly released historical documents show how the sugar industry essentially bribed Harvard scientists to downplay sugar's role in heart disease—and how the...

Can a Bot Run a Company?

@DAOhubORG/TwitterCan a bot run a company? A hot new tech venture that wants to run entirely by code thinks so. It's called "The DAO"—short...

The Beauty of Coca-Cola's New Parental Leave Policy

MjZ Photography/FlickrCoca-Cola this week announced a massive expansion of its parental-leave policy for non-union U.S. employees. The new policy covers not just female employees...

Starbucks Gets Sappy About the 2016 Election in Full-Page Newspaper Ads

The New York Times and Wall Street Journal readers Thursday were greeted with a full-page ad calling for "compassion, respect, shared responsibility," and other...

How the NSA Is Killing American Small Businesses

Sunir ShahThe Small Business Web is a trade association for companies that sell cloud software to other small- and medium-size businesses. What began in...

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