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.

Why Do People Toss Beads During Mardi Gras?
New Research Suggests Watching TV is Linked to Memory Problems in Older Adults
Why Do We Say 'Bless You' When Someone Sneezes?
This Wireless Stethoscope Lets You Listen In On Nature
10 Bizarre Documentaries That Are Stranger Than Fiction
Bonnie and Clyde Wrote Poetry, And It’s Going Up for Auction
Up in the Air: When 'Balloon Boy' Took Flight
The Clever Reason Portland's Public Toilets Offer Little Privacy
New Book Celebrates the Craft of Custom Mr. T Dolls
The Best Electric Toothbrushes for Every User, According to Two Dentists
12 Things You Might Not Know About Elton John
5 of History's Biggest Dogs
Golden Years: Could Living Out Your Life in a Holiday Inn Be Cheaper Than a Nursing Home?
11 Fascinating Facts About Sam Elliott
New York City is Fighting Fatbergs in Sewers with a New PSA Campaign
Americans Waste Tons of Perfectly Good Food Because They Don't Understand Expiration Dates
Hollywood's Brief Love Affair With Young Einstein Star Yahoo Serious
This Smart Ink Poster Changes According to the Weather
8 Enlightening Facts About Dr. Ruth Westheimer
10 Facts About Ansel Adams
Here's How Much Money You Need to Retire Early in Each State
The 15 Best Documentaries on Netflix Right Now
A Shrine to Brine: The Mysterious Case of Missouri's Highway Pickle Jar
The Disturbing Reason Schools Tattooed Their Students in the 1950s
California Retirement Home Put Residents' Vintage Wedding Dresses on Display
Good Fortune: The Story of Miss Cleo's $1 Billion Psychic Empire
SpongeBob SquarePants Spin-Offs Are Coming to Nickelodeon
Full vs. Queen Mattress: What's the Difference?
The Reason Ariel's Red Hair Was a Problem for The Little Mermaid
The 13 Best Horror Movies on Netflix Right Now
LEGO Pop-Up Bars Let You Build While You Drink
What's the Difference Between Shrimp and Prawns?
The 10 Best Sci-Fi Movies on Netflix Right Now
The 10 Best Movies on Netflix Right Now
These Walgreens Freezers Are Spying on You
10 Things You Might Not Know About Ronald Reagan
A New Google Chrome Extension Can Make Sure Your Passwords Are Safe
10 Things You Might Not Know About Chinese New Year
What's the Difference Between Hotels and Motels?
Super Bowl 2019: How to Live Stream the Big Game
Why Was February Chosen to Celebrate Black History Month?
How to Avoid the Chilling Consequences of Frostbite
Why Do We Use a Groundhog to Forecast the Weather?
Bug Bombs May Be More Dangerous to You Than the Cockroaches You Want to Kill
8 Catchy Facts About "Baby Shark"
5 Tips for Safely Walking Your Dog in Cold Weather
There Are No Nuts in Chock Full o’Nuts Coffee. So What's in It?
The Psychological Reason Kids Love Elmo
A New Bill Could Make Animal Cruelty a Felony
25 Surprising Facts About Bubble Wrap


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