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.

The Top-Secret Inauguration of Rutherford B. Hayes
Infographic: 10 Popular Health Myths, Debunked
Doll Wars: When Barbie Dragged Sindy Into Court
9 Hardened Facts About Charles Bronson
Soft, Implantable Robots May Help Ailing Hearts
New Evidence Suggests D.B. Cooper's Tie May Help Solve a 45-Year Mystery
When Roddy McDowall Was Busted by the FBI for Pirating Films
Jack Daniel's Wants You to Drink Whiskey-Flavored Coffee
Cotton Swabs Officially Declared Bad for Your Ears
When Bond Battled Bond at the 1983 Box Office
This Bumble Bee Just Became an Endangered Species
The AI That's Learning to Diagnose Health Issues
How Physicians Care for Patients in the Most Isolated Place on Earth
When Roger Ebert Made an X-Rated Movie
The 'Tree Man' of Bangladesh Gets His Hands Back
Amazon Fresh and More Online Grocers Will Soon Accept Food Stamps
The Game Boy Returns, With a Twist
Infographic: The Dirtiest Surfaces in Hotel Rooms
A Cool History of Cookie Puss
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


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