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.

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
This Was Once the Fifth Playing Card Suit
25 Enchanting Facts About New Mexico
14 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of Plumbers
25 Cozy Facts About Vermont
15 Swab-Worthy Facts About Q-Tips
Garbage Pail Kids Are Now Printed on Demand
When Andy Kaufman Lost It on Live Television
Her Name Was Skeeter: The Mystery of the Missing Muppet
14 Things You Might Not Know About Target
15 Fast-Forward Facts About Blockbuster Video
10 Tips for Lending (or Borrowing) Money
The Short, Tragic Life of the Eight-Ball Jacket
When Hitchcock Banned Audiences From Seeing His Movies
A Hypnotic History of Screensavers
8 Things Invented by Famous Writers
Do Skunks Know They Stink?
8 Classic Movie Props That Were Tossed in the Trash


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