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.

12 Cold, Hard Facts About 'Life'
Oral History: 30 Years Ago, Geraldo Rivera Opened Al Capone's Vault
The Most Overlooked Danger of Grilling
15 Highly Collectible Facts About Topps
The Return of the Urban Sombrero
15 Things You Might Not Know About 'Baywatch'
Psychiana: Idaho's Mail Order Religion
11 Dignified Facts About 'Mr. Belvedere'
When Rand Met McNally
The Whole Truth About Skim Milk
30 Years Ago, Clint Eastwood Was Elected Mayor of Carmel, California
Cashing Out: Crazy Eddie's Insanely Successful Criminal Enterprise
A Blood Test May One Day Detect Concussions
12 Secrets of the Witness Protection Program
12 Soulful Facts About 'Eddie and the Cruisers'
25 Homegrown Facts About Idaho
A Revealing History of Lotto Scratch-Offs
When to Worry About Mercury in Seafood
How Clean Are Your Contact Lenses?
The Many Lies of Joe Isuzu
16 Organic Facts About Whole Foods
12 Not-So-Ridiculous Facts About Perfect Strangers
Hospital Patients Need to Wash Up, Too
How NBC Revoked Pierce Brosnan's License to Kill
Trash for Cash: An Oral History of Garbage Pail Kids
Good Grief: The Attempted Murder at 'Peanuts' Headquarters
13 DIY Facts About Home Depot
5 Movies Made for Strange Reasons
10 Secrets of eBay PowerSellers
14 Next-Level Facts About Nintendo
6 Easy Ways to Avoid Plumbing Emergencies
13 Things You Might Not Know About Diff'rent Strokes
14 Page-Turning Facts About Barnes & Noble
What Do Those Symbols on the iPhone Mean?
5 Vintage Appliances That Could've Killed You
15 Interlocking Facts About LEGO
7 Things That Could Ruin Your Day in Antarctica
Why Are Social Security Cards So Flimsy?
Waldo's Topless Beach Scandal
12 Furry Facts About Build-A-Bear
7 Authors Who Wrote Themselves into Their Work
15 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of Airline Pilots
12 Legendary Facts About Legends of the Hidden Temple
7 Tips for Healthier Teeth
10 Trivial Facts About 'Pop Up Video' (Bloop)
8 Things You Might Not Know About Signing Your Name
30 Years Ago: 'The Dark Knight' Changes Comics Forever
When "Captain Midnight" Hacked HBO
Why Some Parents Push For a Leap Day Baby
The True Story of the Coca-Cola Knockoff Koca-Nola
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