• There’s Going To Be A Movie About Flamin’ Hot Cheetos (Really!)
  • What Waiters Really Wish Customers Knew
  • Cardano wants to beat Bitcoin and Ethereum by starting from scratch
  • A round up of black-owned businesses to support even after Black History Month
  • 30+ Pointlessly Gendered Products That We Cant Believe Exist

There’s Going To Be A Movie About Flamin’ Hot Cheetos (Really!)

Variety is reporting that Fox Searchlight and “Flamin’ Hot.” Richard Montanez, the creator of the popular snack food. He eventually worked his way up the company’s food chain, when he was inspired to add chili spices to Cheetos after he saw someone add butter, cheese and chili to a cup of corn, according to Fox News Latino. Lewis Colick, best known for “October Sky,” will write the screenplay. Download More…

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What Waiters Really Wish Customers Knew

It’s like a Broadway show. Every day and every night, it’s a different scenario. Hamdy Elamrousy, on being a waiter Hamdy Elamrousy has been a waiter for 35 years and currently works at Gallaghers Steakhouse in New York City. He is also a member of Unite Here Local 100, a union for workers in restaurants, bars, airports, and other venues. He echoed Sehl’s thoughts about just how busy it can…

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Cardano wants to beat Bitcoin and Ethereum by starting from scratch

Can Cardano become the new Bitcoin and Ethereum, all in one?Image: Bob Al-Greene/Mashable On Oct. 1, 2017, an unusual event caused a collective gasp in the world of cryptocurrencies. A little known cryptocurrency called Cardano — or ADA, as its corresponding coin is called — showed up on crypto-tracking sites with a market cap of about $600 million. At the time, it was unusual to see a new coin appear…

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A round up of black-owned businesses to support even after Black History Month

Image: greenboxshop/kashmirviii/fanmdjanm; Mashable composite In 2017, H&M, Dove, and Zara were just a few of the global companies that faced backlash because of racist accusations, marketing, and cultural appropriation. In the midst of all the controversy, people are tired of supporting these brands and more and more folks are turning to small black-owned businesses for better service and products. But black-owned businesses only account for 2.1 percent of small businesses…

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30+ Pointlessly Gendered Products That We Cant Believe Exist

Of course this is overly simplistic. But no matter where you stand on the myriad opinions and debates swirling around on the subject of gender, you can have a laugh at this list compiled by Bored Panda. Because companies and their marketing departments have been manipulating us for years, playing on our insecurities and ill-conceived notions of gender stereotypes to make a quick buck, we compiled a list of the…

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This Startup Is Challenging Mechanical Turkon the Blockchain

The promise of the gig economy—that it would empower workers to be their own bosses, liberate them from tyrannical office culture, and let creative types chase their dreams while maintaining a side hustle—is wearing thin. On-demand startups like Uber and Postmates have spawned countless lawsuits from workers claiming they’ve been misclassified and underpaid, while platforms like Amazon Mechanical Turk have become infamous for pocketing 20 percent fees on microtasks that…

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20+ Times People Had Genius Ideas That Are So Crazy They Might Actually Work

I mean, who thought that injecting people with a benign form of disease to immunize them was a good idea at first? Or putting wings on a tube and attempting to fly in it? Absolute madness! Scroll down to check out the latest batch of crazy ideas from the internet’s hive mind, and don’t forget to vote for your favourites! Let’s get a team of people in neon green morph suits…

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This Amazon competitor wants to be your household goods supplier

Fancy fork.Image: boxed One of Amazon’s biggest advantages is being the “everything store.” Shoppers can seemingly get anything they want with a few clicks, and for Prime members, there’s free and fast shipping.  But doing “everything” is definitely not the strategy for Boxed, an online retailer that’s focused on selling household items in bulk but doesn’t offer a membership like Amazon or Costco.  In 2017, the four-year-old company generated more…

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The Oil Business Can’t Afford to Lose Women

For the oil and gas industry, there's something very wrong with this picture: GUYS Less than two percent of oil and gas companies in North America and western Europe are led by a woman report on gender diversity in the energy industry titled "Untapped Reserves," produced in conjunction with the World Petroleum Council and surveying more than 2,000 professionals at 38 companies. It isn't a glowing report card. While I limited…

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Record Black Panther Debut May Be a Game Changer for Hollywood

Walt Disney Co.’s “Black Panther” smashed Presidents’ Day weekend records with a $235 million debut, a showing that may force Hollywood to reassess the work it gives black actors and filmmakers. The first Marvel superhero movie with an African-American in the title role kept drawing unprecedented crowds after setting an all-time high with $192 million estimated weekend sales, ComScore Inc. said Monday in an email. The four-day box-office showing also…

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Walmart Tumbles After Slowing Online Growth Jolts Investors

Walmart Inc. fell the most in more than two years after delivering a disappointing annual profit forecast, sparking fears that its bid to catch up with Amazon.com Inc. online is losing momentum. The world’s largest retailer expects earnings of $4.75 to $5 a share this fiscal year, excluding some items, compared with an average Wall Street estimate of $5.13. Though Walmart’s sales last quarter topped projections, the results reflected a…

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Looking for a Smart City? Grab Your Skis

It’s the Winter Olympics, that time of year when couch-bound, chip-stuffed, dip-drowned television viewers across the globe watch professional skiers and snowboarders do their thing and think: Why don’t I do that? The reason, of course, is the chips (and a lack of talent). But an enterprising few may actually dust the crumbs off their laps and make it to the ski slopes. There, at a quaint mountain resort, they…

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Inside the Mueller Indictment: A Russian Novel of Intrigue

It was the day of the biker rally, the Sunday of Memorial Day weekend 2016, when thousands of motorcyclists descend in a cacophonous blitz on Washington, DC, for the annual Rolling Thunder rally. Soon-to-be Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, wearing a blazer sans tie but with a red MAGA hat firmly ensconced on his head, worked the crowd around the Lincoln Memorial. “Look at all these bikers,” he said. “Do…

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Samsung just launched a 30TB SSD, and we want it

It looks boring, but it stores 30.72 terabytes, and that's pretty cool.Image: Samsung Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps support our work. There’s something about storing immense amounts of data on a tiny gadget that makes the tech geek’s imagination run wild. A decade ago, 30 terabytes was a superfluous amount of storage, reserved…

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If Youre Disillusioned in D.C., Head to Chilis: Review of Kings at the Public Theater

The marketing team at Chilis will be over the moon, at least. In Sarah Burgess play Hamilton set in the past to Kings, a political parable very much in the present day. But Chilis… lucky ole Chilis comes away from the play with a gold star and an unimpeachable record. In one scene set at the eponymous restaurant chain, a sizzling fajita is even brought on stage, andnegating a snooty…

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NRA Usually Shuts Up After Mass Shootings. Not This Time.

Immediately following the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, the National Rifle Association did what it always does: It shut up. The biggest gun rights group in the nation didnt put out a statement on the shooting, which claimed the lives of 17 people. Its Twitter stayed dormant for five days. The groups Facebook page stayed quiet for four days, posting a lone missive on Monday,…

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Clues suggest Spotify is getting into hardware

Spotify may be making moves based on a little principle called vertical integration.Image: Chesnot/Getty Images The smart speaker race has intensified since Apple threw its hat in the ring with HomePod, but a new competitor may be entering the fray — and it could be a game-changer. Based on a series of job postings, it appears Spotify is making its own smart speaker. “Spotify is on its way to creating…

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I’m black. I live in the whitest city in America. So I left town to see ‘Black Panther.’

“Where are you off to tonight?” my Lyft driver asked. “Wakanda,” I said under my breath. “Excuse me?” “The movies,” I said. “Black Panther.” I got up, rolled out my suitcase, dropped my dog off at daycare, and flew 965 miles to Los Angeles to see “Black Panther.” It wasn’t a star-studded premiere. It wasn’t a sneak preview or special showing with a Q&A. It was simply a 3D show…

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Russia Meddling Probe Nabs Californian for Selling Fake IDs

A California man who ran a business trafficking in stolen identities and bank accounts pleaded guilty in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Richard Pinedo of Santa Paula, California, admitted to selling bank account numbers so that clients could circumvent security features of online digital payment companies like Paypal.He pleaded guilty to a single charge of identity theft and agreed to cooperate with…

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Shaun Whites Accuser Hits Back: Sexual-Harassment Suit Isnt Gossip

Lena Zawaideh, the musician who accused Olympic snowboarder dismissed her allegations as gossip in a triumphant post-event press conference. Her lawyer issued a forthright statement declaring that No woman wants to be called a gossip or a liar by the harasser. Zawaideh, who was a drummer in a rock band led by White, issued a carefully worded statement through her legal team to TMZ Sports. Yesterday, Shaun White used the…

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