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.

Is a Tomato a Fruit?
Can Dogs Eat Grapes?
50 Things You Didn't Know About the Founding Fathers
Should You Pass the Pink Salt?
When Network Stars Went to Battle
10 Masterful Facts About Leonardo Da Vinci
A Cool History of Ice Cream
6 Book Signings That Went Awry
The Hole Story: A History of Skee-Ball
What Kind of Fish is Dory?
How to Tell if You're a 'Xennial'
The Agatha Christie Novel Linked to Real Murders
14 Things You Might Not Know About Spaceballs
Strong Words: The Book That Went on Trial for Murder
The Science Behind Your Craving for Lip Balm
A Dreamy History of Teen Idol Magazines, Just for YOU!
Oskar Fischinger, Hitler's Least-Favorite Animator
15 Polite Facts About TV's 'Fargo'
Chakka-Chhh: The Hidden History of View-Master
14 Secrets of U.S. Postal Carriers
What Do Dogs Dream About?
A Worksheet to Take the Stress Out of Leaving for Vacation
12 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of Professional Clowns
What Was The First Video Game?
What's the Difference Between MP3 and MP4?
Meet Woebot, the Mental Health Chatbot
25 Things You Didn't Know About the World's Oceans
When Monty Python Took American Television to Court
Why Do Cats Like Boxes?
11 Rapid-Fire Facts About 'The Untouchables'
Remembering Gilbert Baker, Creator of the LGBT Flag
8 Fun Facts About Pillow People
Study: Cold Water as Good as Hot for Washing Hands
Fudgie the Whale Is Now Helping to Save Real Whales
The Tommy Westphall Theory of a Unified TV Universe, Explained
5 Must-See Titles Hitting Netflix in June
8 Unusual Romance Novel Genres
Here's the Best Way to See New York's Manhattanhenge Sunset
Thousands of Child Car Seats Are Recalled: Here's How to Pick a Safe Seat
Scientists Think They Know How Whales Got So Big
Avocado Meets Coffee in 'Avolatte' Trend
7 TV Characters Killed Off Out of Spite
5 Facts About Native American Activist Richard Oakes
Open Your Front Door With a Key Shaped Like He-Man's Sword
Take a Look: An Oral History of 'Reading Rainbow'
These $425 Jeans Can Turn Into Jorts
The Most Famous Anti-Drug Ad Turns 30. Any Questions?
12 Secrets of Restaurant Health Inspectors
How Much Blood Is in the Human Body?
The Enduring Mystery of the Antikythera Mechanism


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