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.

A Chemical in Spider Venom Could Be a Key to Killing Skin Cancer Cells
Why You Shouldn't Skip the Flu Shot This Year
25 Things You Might Not Know About Thomas Jefferson
When Bloodthirsty Batman Readers Voted to Kill Off Robin
The Most Googled Health Symptoms in Each State
Got Deer Milk? New Zealand Does
8 of the Weirdest Items in the Smithsonian's Archives
Put Down the Tablet! New Study Suggests Too Much Screen Time May Affect Children's Cognitive Development
A Holy Crime: The Night Missionaries Smuggled One Million Bibles into China
The Time Congress Banned the Braille Edition of Playboy
Aldi Supermarkets Are Now Making Home Deliveries
The Computer Error That Led to a Country Declaring War on Pepsi
A 2.63-Carat Diamond Was Unearthed by a Grandmother at an Arkansas State Park
10 Hearty Facts About Wilford Brimley
A Popular Weed Killer Could Be Partly Responsible for Declining Bee Populations
People Really Do Feel For Dogs More Than Humans
Should You Take a Daily Aspirin to Prevent Heart Disease?
11 Stephen King Easter Eggs in Castle Rock You Might Have Missed
13 Secrets of Obituary Writers
Ad Astra: The Time Earth Almost Got a Space Billboard
You Can Visit Any National Park For Free This Saturday
Seth Rogen Made a Duck Hunt Revelation That Changes Everything
Highway Fidelity: When Cars Came With Record Players
7 Tips for Winning an Arm Wrestling Match
Why Are Some Men's Beards a Different Color Than Their Hair?
Why You Should Be Wary of Prescription Drug Ads on TV
Tailor-Made Terror: The Mystery of Koumpounophobia, the Fear of Buttons
14 Things You Might Not Know About Sweet Valley High
How Waffle House Helps Measure the Severity of a Natural Disaster
Antisocial Media: The Rise and Fall of Friendster
Is Pluto a Planet After All? A New Argument Emerges
Does the University of Florida Still Make Money Off Gatorade?
Hidden Library: How Science Is Virtually Unwrapping the Charred Scrolls of Herculaneum
Han Solo's $1.3 Million Empire Strikes Back Jacket Went Ignored on a Rack for Decades
Infants Can Recognize When Someone is Being a Bully, According to Study
11 Facts About the FBI's 10 Most Wanted List
Gut Feeling: Why Probiotics Might Not Be a Good Idea for Everyone
Could a Massive Volcanic Eruption Have Led to Napoleon's Loss at Waterloo?
14 Frank Facts About It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
After 13 Years, Dorothy's Stolen Slippers From 'Oz' Have Finally Been Found
A Surprisingly Disgusting History of Lemonade Stands
Eat or Toss? A Safety Primer for Moldy Foods
When WWF Wrestling Figures Ruled the '80s
Galas Have Finally Edged Out the Red Delicious in America's Apple Wars
8 Mainstream Movies Originally Slapped With an NC-17 Rating
Nickelodeon's New Streaming Service is Bringing Back Your Favorite '90s Shows
7 Movies That Could Have Starred Michael Jackson
A Pocket Watch From the Titanic Surfaces and Sells for $57,500
Depressing New Research Finds There May Be No 'Safe' Level of Alcohol Use
When Missing Kids Could Be Found on Milk Cartons
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