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 Curious Case of Ringling's Living Unicorn
10 Classrooms (Almost) Too Cool for School
12 Flexible Facts About 'Twister' for Its 50th Birthday
New College Grad? Here Are 10 of the Best Cities For You
A Bumpy History of the Baby on Board Sign
16 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of Plastic Surgeons
The Jewish Psychic Who Tricked Hitler
How Attractive Salespeople Can Affect Your Spending
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


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