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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.

Do Psychedelics Make People Less Likely to Commit Crimes?

WikipediaPeople who have used psychedelics are less likely to commit property and violent crimes than people who haven't, according to a new analysis of...

DIY Biohackers Are Editing Genes in Garages and Kitchens

"A biohacker for me is somebody who is doing something clever or interesting in biology," says Josiah Zayner, a molecular biophysicist who runs The...

Man Busted for Meth That Was Actually Donut Glaze Gets $37,500 for His Trouble

Krispy KremeA man who was arrested for possession of "methamphetamine" that turned out to be donut glaze recently received $37,500 from the city of...

The Real Reason Twitter Restricted Rose McGowan’s Account Instead Of Just Deleting One Tweet

BuzzFeed News has learned that Twitter's Trust and Safety Team doesn't have the ability to remove or block individual tweets; it can only take...

How Big Tech Helped Create The Myth Of The Virtual Reality Empathy Machine

On Monday, cartoonish versions of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook head of social VR Rachel Rubin Franklin took to the platform to demonstrate...

Twitter Would Like You To Know It Is Committed To Being More Transparent

On Wednesday night Twitter briefly suspended actress Rose McGowan after a series of tweets criticizing actors – including Ben Affleck – who she suggested...

Facebook Says Its Fake News Label Helps Reduce The Spread Of A Fake Story...

A news story that's been labeled false by Facebook's third-party fact-checking partners sees its future impressions on the platform drop by 80%, according to...

Natural Disasters Are Tech’s Big Chance To Save The World — And The Ultimate...

On Tuesday, Mark Zuckerberg took to his social media platform to issue an apology for — and a defense of — his decision to...

These Are The People Behind Million-Dollar Sales Of Companies That Sell On Amazon

Reuters/Neil Hall Amazon is no longer a website you use to get rid of a few old college textbooks. Many of the mom-and-pop...

Facebook Just Shared The First Data About How Effective Its Fake News Label Is

A news story that's been labeled false by Facebook's third-party fact-checking partners sees its future impressions on the platform drop by 80%, according to...

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