Rudie Obias

Rudie Obias lives in Brooklyn, New York. He's a freelance writer interested in cinema, pop culture, science fiction, and web culture. His work can be found at,, UPROXX, io9,,, and, of course, Mental Floss. He is also a Co-Working Evangelist for Bat Haus Co-Working in Brooklyn.

Hammock-Style Headrest Is the Perfect Companion for a Long Flight
Disney World’s Updated FastPass+ Aims to Eliminate Long Lines
This Clever T-Shirt Will Help You Communicate in Any Language
Is Gus Fring Coming to 'Better Call Saul'? One Fan Theory Says Yes
‘Punch-Out!!’ Easter Egg Discovered Almost 30 Years After Game’s Release
9 Movie Theater Snacks From Around the World
This Pixar Marketing Video from 1990 Looks a Lot Like an Infomercial
12 Movies Steven Spielberg Almost Made
14 Rock Stars Who Made Cameos in Movies
An Underwater Art Exhibit Just Opened in the Florida Keys
‘Gilmore Girls’ Candles Will Make Any Room Smell Like Stars Hollow
Watch 10 Seasons of ‘The Joy of Painting’ on YouTube—for Free
Celebrate 30 Years of ‘The Legend of Zelda’ With This 24K Gold NES
11 Movies That Changed Because of Test Audiences
Amazon Now Offers More Than 100 Dash Buttons
LEGO’s Disney Minifigure Collection Will Hit Stores in May
Watch Tom Hiddleston Anchor the Weather in Chicago
Google Wants You to Love Your Landline Again
13 Google Chrome Extensions to Help You Get the Most Out of the Internet
Reebok Is Bringing Back Ripley’s Futuristic Sneakers for Alien Day
McDonald’s Newest Offering is a Mobile Ordering App
LEGO Vending Machine Dispenses McDonald's French Fries
Now You Can Watch Netflix With a Long-Distance Partner
New App Teaches Users How to Survive a Plane Crash
15 Future Stars Who Appeared on PBS Kids
Pizza Hut Uses Pungent Fruit as a Pizza Topping in China
Sleep Better With This Travel Pillow Modeled After a Massage Chair
6 Blockbuster Movies That Were Expected to Flop
7-Eleven Debuts Slurpee-Flavored Doughnut
This Hybrid Seating Is One Part Hammock, One Part Rocking Chair
16 Easter Eggs Hidden in Apple Products
Get Inspired by McDonald's New Anime Commercials
8 Amazing Flat Lay Object-Filled Movie Posters
New 'Godfather' Board Game Lets You Control Your Own Crime Family
Domino's to Debut Driverless Pizza Delivery Robots in New Zealand
The Museum of Modern Art Posts 65,000 Works of Art Online
8 Surprising Uses for Toothpaste
These Clever Stickers Make It Easy to Organize Your Devices
Potato Chip-Flavored Soda Arrives in Japan
Mars Turns Twix Bars Into a Spreadable Treat
This Vending Machine Dispenses Random Books for $2
New “Blockhead” Plug Makes Your MacBook Adapter Fit Anywhere
New App Encourages You to Eat Lunch Out, Not at Your Desk
7 Nap Hacks for a Better Mid-Day Boost
Google’s New “Destinations” Feature Makes Travel Planning Easy
How to Send an Email (in 1984)
Kraft Changed Its Macaroni & Cheese Recipe—and No One Noticed
This 24-Hour "Smart" Convenience Store Has No Cashiers
Eminem is Re-Releasing 'The Slim Shady LP' on Cassette Tape
The New Nintendo 3DS Will Support Old-School Super Nintendo Games


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