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.

New Social Media Photo Sharing App Is Just for Foodies
Google's Addictive New App Makes an A.I. Guess What You're Doodling
Lexus Created a Sriracha-Inspired Car, and It Comes With a Trunk Full of Hot Sauce
Nintendo Is Making an Escape Room Featuring 'The Legend of Zelda'
‘Spirited Away’ Is Returning to Theaters Next Month
15 Forgotten Thanksgiving Dishes
13 Musicians Who Hated Their Own Albums
Play-Doh Launches Mobile App That Turns Creations Into Animated Characters
Listen to an Excerpt From 'The Secret History of Twin Peaks'
Watch a Baker Make Bread in an Icelandic Hot Spring
18 Awesome Video Stores That Are Still Open for Business
10 Deleted Scenes That Explain Major Movie Plot Holes
10 Video Game Easter Eggs That Took Years to Discover
‘The Shining’ Is Returning to Theaters, Just in Time for Halloween
This Candle Will Fill Your Home With the Scent of a Freshly Unboxed MacBook
There’s a ‘Back to the Future’ Easter Egg in ‘Luke Cage’
9 Unbelievable Movie Fan Theories That Turned Out to Be True
Want to Log Your Meals? Just Snap a Photo With This App
Grow a Garden in Your Kitchen With a Futuristic Wall Farms
Halloween-Themed Cheeseburger Features a Bacon "Tongue"
Hipster-Themed Convenience Store Opens in Portland
‘Back to the Future’ Fan Theory Suggests the Trilogy is an Elaborate Chiasmus
Museum of Modern Art Releases Free Online Archive of Every Exhibit Since 1929
Couple Wins Free Pizza For Year, Donates Entire Prize to Charity
8 Curious Recipes From the Depression Era
Lawyer Visits Every NYC Subway Station in Record-Breaking Speed
KFC: Now Serving Fried Chicken-Scented Sunscreen
Elect Your Favorite Cereal Monster: Boo Berry, Count Chocula, or Franken Berry
Pizza Hut Debuts New Box With a Pair of Playable DJ Decks
Elvis Presley's Graceland Now Features a Luxury Hotel Resort
Finally! Starbucks Adds Almond Milk to Its Menu
New App Teaches Kids How to Code With Japanese Pocky Candy
Graphic Designer Creates 'Super Mario'-Themed Map of the London Underground
7 Athletes Who Had Their Olympic Medals Revoked
13 Discontinued Doritos Flavors
‘Star Wars’ Fan Theory Suggests Rey is From the Dark Side
9 Surprising Movies ‘Shaun of the Dead’ Director Edgar Wright Loves
The Notorious B.I.G.'s Lyrics Have Inspired a New TBS Sitcom
Nintendo Announces Official Companion Book For the Mini NES
8 Movies That Were Originally Shot as TV Shows
'Oregon Trail' Is Now a Card Game
Mega Drive is Sega's Answer to Nintendo's Miniature NES
‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ Returns to Its Retro Roots for 25th Anniversary
‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Ride to Replace Tower of Terror at Disney California Adventure
Starbucks Is Testing Eco-Friendly Cups in the UK
A Seattle Man Purchased an Extremely Rare Nintendo 64DD Off Craigslist
Every ‘Star Wars’ Fan Needs This Sarlacc Pit Coffee Table
10 Movies That Were Banned in China
David Bowie's Private Art Collection to Go on Tour Before Being Sold at Auction
Robotic Moving Furniture Turns Compact Living Spaces Into Multiple Rooms


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