Jake Rossen

Jake Rossen is a writer, editor, and curator of fine comic strip art. (Except Garfield.) His byline can be found within the pages of The New York Times,, and a slew of health and fitness-related publications.

Your Dresser is a Serious Tipping Hazard. Here's How to Fix It
An Affair to Dismember: John Wayne Bobbitt's Penis at 25
Just Two Cans of Soda a Day May Double Your Risk of Death From Heart Disease
The DEA Crackdown on Thomas Jefferson's Poppy Plants
Microsoft's Co-Founder Finds WWII Ship Lost for 76 Years
10 Secrets of Hotel Room Service
IBM Unveils the World's Smallest Computer
Nervous About Asking for a Job Referral? LinkedIn Can Now Do It for You
11 Things You Might Not Know About 'Blondie'
A Simple Trick for Keeping Lemons Fresher for Longer
'Bizarre as Hell': The Disappearance of the Yuba County Five
9 Things You Might Not Know About National Treasure
14 Secrets of TSA Agents
One of Michael Jackson's 'Billie Jean' Gloves Can Be Yours (For the Right Price)
When The Day After Terrorized 100 Million Viewers With a Vision of Nuclear War
Walmart Will Now Deliver Groceries to Your Door
This 'Super EKG' Could Diagnose Heart Disease in 90 Seconds
What is the Riot Act, and Why Don't I Want It Read to Me?
These Scientifically-Accurate Dinosaur Toys Are Ready to Rule Your Desk
11 Fun Facts About Heathcliff
13 Arresting Facts About Cops
Glove Story: The Freezy Freakies Phenomenon of the 1980s
The Easy Way to Reduce Robocalls on Your Smartphone
15 Organizations Helping Women Around the World
10 Snappy Facts About Ansel Adams
Mattel Honors Amelia Earhart, Frida Kahlo, and More Real-Life Role Models With Their Own Barbie Dolls
The Oldest-Known Message in a Bottle Was Just Found in Australia
This Buzzed-About Modular Hive System Lets You Keep Your Bees Indoors
9 Bizarre Facts About Nicolas Cage
Heavy Metal: Your Protein Powder May Contain Lead Or Arsenic
Why Dr. Seuss Liked Drawing Dirty Pictures
Why Do Awards Shows Have a Red Carpet?
Fish Oil Taken During Pregnancy May Reduce Children's Allergies
This State Was Just Ranked the Best in the U.S.
How Qatar's New Airbus Is Designed to Help Passengers Fight Jet Lag
A Dating Database for Zoo Animals Helps Rare Species Find Their Perfect Match
5 Utterly Bizarre Facts About Victor Hugo
The Very Disgusting Reason You Should Always Wash New Clothes Before Wearing Them
7 Fascinating Details We Learned From Classic Movie Novelizations
11 Secrets of Bodyguards
Inhaling Cleaning Product Fumes Can Be as Bad as Smoking, Study Finds
The Science Behind Why We Crave Loud and Crunchy Foods
10 Things You Might Not Know About Grizzly Bears
Jellyfish Chips Might Be Your Next Snack Obsession
The POW Olympics of World War II
Why Your Pet's Food Bowl Might Be One of the Grossest Things in Your Kitchen
10 Things You Might Not Know About Chinese New Year
This Photo of a Single Atom Won a Science Photography Top Prize
Why Do We Toss Beads During Mardi Gras?
This Portable Lantern Brings Sunshine Wherever You Go


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