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.

This Utah Elementary School Has a Book Vending Machine to Foster a Love of Reading
The Simpsons Predicted That Penultimate Game of Thrones Twist in 2017
5 Letters That Changed the World
Wasps Have the Ability to Use Logic, According to a New Study
What's the Difference Between Pool and Billiards?
Sky High: America's 10 Best Airlines
The 13 Best Horror Movies on Netflix Right Now
This Cincinnati Library Is Lending Help to the Homeless
Why Heated Concrete Can Explode Like Popcorn
You Can Explore Al Capone's Newly Recreated Cell at Eastern State Penitentiary
13 Groovy Facts About Woodstock For Its 50th Anniversary
What Color Is a Tennis Ball? The Answer Is Complicated—And Depends on Whom You Ask
A Massive $2.5 Million Comic Collection Has Been Donated to the University of South Carolina
You're Probably Not Washing Your Reusable Water Bottle Enough
The 12 Best TV Shows on Amazon Prime Right Now
15 Inspiring Quotes About Teachers
What's the Story Behind Cinco de Mayo?
Why Is A Police Officer's Baton Called a Billy Club?
Shrimp in Rural England Have a Cocaine Problem
Spit Take: The Story of Big League Chew
An Avengers: Endgame Screening May Have Exposed the Audience to Measles
The 10 Best Movies on Netflix Right Now
12 Masterful Facts About Leonardo Da Vinci
Denver's Tiny Home Village Help Residents Transition Out of Homelessness
10 Amazing Online Courses You Can Sign Up For in May 2019
Giraffes Might Be Declared an Endangered Species
Bob Ross's 'Happy Little Trees' Program Will Help Prisoners Plant 1000 Trees
Reebok is Re-Releasing Its Alien Stompers for Alien Day
Smart TVs Are Cheaper Than Ever, and It's Because They're Selling Your Data
Starting in July, All Kohl's Stores Will Accept Amazon Returns
10 Excellent Facts About Keanu Reeves
Sesame Street and Game of Thrones Collide in This Epic Crossover
6 Fun Subscription Boxes for Pop Culture Fans
What Do the Terms on Energy-Saving Light Bulbs Mean?
The Time the U.S. Government Planned to Nuke Alaska
8 Things You Might Not Know About Warren G. Harding
Paranormal Investigator Lorraine Warren, Whose Life Inspired The Conjuring Films, Has Died at 92
Mastodon Bones Have Been Discovered by Sewer Workers in Indiana
Hidden Labyrinth: England's Drakelow Tunnels
The Most Binge-Watched TV Show in Each State
Here's How You Can Help Rebuild Paris's Notre-Dame Cathedral
A Lunar Crash May Have Left Behind a Library of Human Civilization on the Moon
The Original Telegram Announcing Lincoln's Death Could Sell for $500,000
How Science—and a Broken Heart—Helped Identify Titanic Bandleader Wallace Hartley's Lost Violin
25 Things You Might Not Know About Thomas Jefferson
The Library That Locked Its Readers in Cages
12 Secrets of Starbucks Employees
25 Amazing Facts About Libraries
That Stings: Doctors Discover a Woman’s Eye Was Infested with Bees Living Off Her Tears
Astronomers Want Your Help Naming the Largest Unnamed Dwarf Planet in the Universe
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