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.

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
10 Google Hangouts Easter Eggs
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
The Creative Ways Movies Get Around Using Profanity
Amazon Echo Adds 'Batman' Choose-Your-Own Adventure Game
Peeps Milk Makes a Triumphant Return for Easter
Google Is Testing a Completely Hands-Free Payment Method
The 'Bob’s Burgers' Cookbook Features Real Recipes for Joke Burgers
New Danish Supermarket Chain Only Sells Dented and "Expired" Foods
McDonald’s Offers Cadbury Crème Egg McFlurries in Australia
Amazon Gets Into the Pizza Delivery Business With Domino’s
Arby’s Will Have a Vegetarian Menu for Leap Day (Which Is the Regular Menu, Minus the Meat)
New Distraction-Free Smart Typewriter Makes it Easier to Focus on Writing
JetBlue Offers Passengers a Free Trip—If They Can All Agree on One Destination
Secret ‘Mortal Kombat’ Menus Finally Unlocked After More Than 20 Years
MasterCard Introduces Selfie-Verified Online Payments
Key Lime Slime-Filled Twinkies are the Next Great ‘Ghostbusters’ Tie-In Snack
Nissan's Smart Office Chairs Bring Self-Parking to the Boardroom
20 Early Roles of This Year’s Oscar-Nominated Actors
Morgan Freeman Lends His Voice to Your GPS
12 World-Class Museums You Can Visit Online
Build Your Own Camera, One 3D-Printed Block at a Time
Ecto Cooler is (Probably) Coming Back
Robotic Arm Allows Musician to Become a Three-Armed Drummer
Go Online Shopping—in 1984
Customized Lightsabers are Coming Soon, to a Galaxy Not So Far, Far Away
The Truth Behind 10 Movie Urban Legends


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