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.

The Underground Bike Park of Japan
5 Places Covered in Poop
The David Letterman Show No One Watched
Nintendo Just Hired a Guy Named Bowser
17 Amazing Facts About He-Man (Powered by Grayskull)
15 Not-So-Delicious Candy Gimmicks
7 Bizarre Laws (That Are Actually Enforced)
When Feminists Confronted the Men In Charge of 'Ladies' Home Journal'
How Counterfeiters Nearly Ruined Opening Day at Disneyland
Who Owns the Titanic?
The Fish That Could Wear Braces
The World's Loneliest ATM is in Antarctica
13 Facts About Netflix, Recommended For You
How Pay-Per-View Television Worked in 1951
The Boxing Match That Lasted 7 Hours
The First Horror Movie Filmed Entirely in Antarctica
7 Maddening Examples of Eminent Domain
15 Amazing Facts About Thunder...Thunder...'ThunderCats'!
6 Movie Sets That Could Have Killed Someone
6 People Who Can Cheat (Certain Kinds of) Death
The Joy of Dishwasher Cooking
How Far Can You Fall and Still Survive?
This 1960s High School Gym Class Would Ruin You
5 Movies That Got Their Filmmakers Arrested
7 People Who Broke Into Prison
How Nintendo Conquered Manhattan in 1985
6 Comic Strips That Suddenly Turned Serious
7 Obscure Literary Devices
7 Highly Questionable Vintage Exercise Devices
101 Masterpieces: 'The Twilight Zone'
8 Bizarre Facts About Rod Serling and ‘The Twilight Zone’
A Brief History of 'Choose Your Own Adventure'
A Brief History of Jeopardy!
Building a Bear-Proof Suit
7 Things You Might Not Know About Calvin and Hobbes
Mental Floss Exclusive: Our Interview with Bill Watterson!
6 Actors Who Took Their Roles Off-Screen
7 Jobs Your Inner Child Would Love
5 Real-Life Battles Superman Fought (And Won)
8 Movies That Changed Movies
10 Remarkable Teachers for National Teacher Day
7 Movies That Sent People Running Out of Theaters
13 Things You Might Not Know About Costco
14 Freshly-Brewed Facts About Starbucks
14 Things You Might Not Know About Target
15 New Uses for Old VHS Tapes
5 Movies Made for Strange Reasons
5 Movies That Got Their Filmmakers Arrested


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