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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, ESPN.com, Wired.com and a slew of health and fitness-related publications.

15 Uses for Obsolete Technology
Let Tom Hardy Read You a Bedtime Story
12 Elementary Facts About 'Sherlock'
15 Fitness Tips From 1800s Bodybuilder Eugen Sandow That Are Still Good Today
15 Surprising Actors Considered for 'Star Wars'
12 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of Private Investigators
Is an Extended Car Warranty Worth the Money?
James Edgar, the Pioneering Department Store Santa
A History of the Flying Santas Who Brought Christmas to Lighthouses
This Medical Gun Treats Burns With the Patient's Own Skin Cells
Jamming with the Boston Typewriter Orchestra
California Town Drops a Piano Every Year Just for Fun
Chimps Recognize Butts the Way Humans Recognize Faces
11 Brilliant Gifts for the Star Wars Fan in Your Life
Why Are Poinsettias Associated with Christmas?
Amazon Will Open a Grocery Store With No Checkout Lines
Bad Beef: Remembering Burger King's Infamous "Where's Herb?" Campaign
The Most Googled Ailments, By Region
The Stories Behind 12 Outrageous Neiman Marcus Holiday Gifts
Nintendo Theme Parks to Power Up in Orlando, Hollywood, and Osaka
15 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of Auto Mechanics
This Coat Turns Into a Sleeping Bag for the Homeless
When Richard Nixon Wanted to be a Rapper
QVC's Strangest Gift Item: The Poopin' Moose
Heinz Beans Ad Pulled From the UK for Being "Dangerous"
World's Largest Pac-Man May Cause Nostalgia Overload
11 Brilliant Gifts for the Gardener in Your Life
A Seattle Shelter Is Giving Away Free Black Cats on Black Friday
The Real-Life Griswolds Behind an Incredible Holiday Display
How 'Rocky' Turned the Common Man Into a Hero, and Sylvester Stallone Into a Star
8 Movie Theater Gimmicks That Flopped
New York City ATMs Are Covered in Skin Microbes, Mold, and Food Bacteria
These Adidas Sneakers Are Made From Ocean Plastic
A Cushy History of Pound Puppies
13 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of Roller Derby
The Van Gogh Sketchbook That Might Not Be by Van Gogh
Why Is AriZona Iced Tea Cheaper Than Water?
Watch: The Courageous Couple Behind 'Loving'
10 Regional Pizza Toppings Worth a Try
15 Stimulating Facts About the Playboy Mansion
How Rocky Balboa Nearly Became a Member of G.I. Joe
The Fitness Trends to Watch For in 2017
The Cruel Fate of MLB's "Winning" Indians Apparel
Marvel and DC Formal Wear Is Here
7 Fictional Characters Who Ran for Office
These Vegas Street Lights Are Powered by Footsteps
Scientists Are Finding More Two-Headed Sharks
See the Elaborate Kites Used in Day of the Dead Celebrations
Soda Sales Are Going Flat in the Workplace
A Jimmy Fallon Ride Is Coming to Universal Studios
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