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 ShockYa.com, MoviePilot.com, UPROXX, io9, ScreenRant.com, Giantfreakinrobot.com, and, of course, Mental Floss. He is also a Co-Working Evangelist for Bat Haus Co-Working in Brooklyn.

Movies
15 Famous Movie Hotels You Can Visit in Real Life
TV
10 Outrageous TV Show Fan Theories
List
12 Unusual Drive-Through Services
Food
'Super Mario Bros.'-Themed Pop-Up Bar Opens in Washington D.C.
List
The Hidden Meanings Behind 15 Company and Brand Names
Food
11 Unexpected Starbucks Menu Items From Around the World
Sports
42 Facts About Jackie Robinson
Travel
6 Strange Guided Tours From Around the World
Movies
15 Academy Award Firsts
Books
'A Clockwork Orange' Author Anthony Burgess's 5 Favorite Dystopian Novels
Movies
21 First-Time Directors Nominated For An Academy Award
Technology
11 Forgotten Apple Products
Fun
Turn Your iPad Into a Typewriter With This Bluetooth Keyboard
News
Need Help Filing Your Taxes? IBM's Watson Can Help
Movies
8 Oscar Nominations That Were Revoked
Technology
Chrome's New Update Makes Your Web Surfing Safer and Faster
TV
Coming Soon: Hulu Will Add Offline Viewing Option
Movies
Watch the Song Recording Sessions from 10 Classic Disney Movies
Live Smarter
8 Simple Ways to Speed Up Your Smartphone
Language
12 Fictional Film and TV Languages You Can Actually Learn
Technology
A Robotic Exoskeleton Designed to Give the Elderly a Boost
Technology
Every Underground Subway Station in New York City Now Has Free Wi-Fi
Art
Get an Up-Close Look at a Toilet Seat Art Museum
Live Smarter
Smart Vending Machines Will Dispense Locally Sourced Food and Drinks
Comics
The Real People Who Inspired 8 Famous Superheroes
Technology
A 14-Year-Old and His Younger Brother Made a Holiday Card Printer Out of LEGO
Technology
This Honda-Designed Electric Car Has Its Own 'Emotions'
Movies
The Harry Potter and 'Fantastic Beasts' Easter Egg You May Have Missed
Technology
Snake-Like Robot from MIT Is Flexible, Customizable
TV
10 Clever Moments of TV Foreshadowing You Might Have Missed
Technology
Duke Students Have Developed a Robotic Nursing Assistant
Museums
The Silver Swan Automaton Will Visit London’s Science Museum Next Year
Video Games
The ‘Resident Evil 7’ Collector’s Edition Comes With a Tiny Haunted House
Food
New Social Media Photo Sharing App Is Just for Foodies
Fun
Google's Addictive New App Makes an A.I. Guess What You're Doodling
Food
Lexus Created a Sriracha-Inspired Car, and It Comes With a Trunk Full of Hot Sauce
Fun
Nintendo Is Making an Escape Room Featuring 'The Legend of Zelda'
Movies
‘Spirited Away’ Is Returning to Theaters Next Month
Food
15 Forgotten Thanksgiving Dishes
Music
13 Musicians Who Hated Their Own Albums
Fun
Play-Doh Launches Mobile App That Turns Creations Into Animated Characters
TV
Listen to an Excerpt From 'The Secret History of Twin Peaks'
List
12 Halloween Traditions From Around the World
Travel
Watch a Baker Make Bread in an Icelandic Hot Spring
Movies
18 Awesome Video Stores That Are Still Open for Business
Movies
10 Deleted Scenes That Explain Major Movie Plot Holes
Video Games
10 Video Game Easter Eggs That Took Years to Discover
Movies
‘The Shining’ Is Returning to Theaters, Just in Time for Halloween
Fun
This Candle Will Fill Your Home With the Scent of a Freshly Unboxed MacBook
Movies
There’s a ‘Back to the Future’ Easter Egg in ‘Luke Cage’
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