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.

Do Olympians Have to Pay Tax on Their Medals?
Don't Let These Everyday Items Ruin Your Washing Machine
10 Things You Might Not Know About Michael Shannon
When 'November Rain' Excited, Confused Rock Fans
Amazon Will Now Deliver Whole Foods Groceries To Your Door
Dunkin' Donuts is Ditchin' Their Foam Cups
When MAD Magazine Got in Trouble for Printing Counterfeit Money
A Cure for Baldness Might Come From the Fast Food Deep Fryer
Got Insurance? You Still May Want to Pay Cash For Your Medication
Ignore the Naysayers: It’s Not Too Late For That Flu Shot
Oral History: The Strangest Super Bowl Halftime Show Ever
Drink Up: New Study Concludes Wine Can Offset Dementia
How Football Helped Kill Betamax
A New Edition of Monopoly Encourages You to Scam Everyone
The Controversy Behind "The Super Bowl Shuffle"
This New App Can Believably Insert Nic Cage Into Any Movie Ever Made
Why Do We Use a Groundhog to Forecast the Weather?
25 Poppin' Facts About Bubble Wrap
14 Ready-To-Assemble Facts About IKEA
15 Megabytes of Fame: The GeoCities Story
Why Does My Shower Curtain Liner Attack Me?
How Your Credit Card Can Save You $50 Every Time You Fly
Rutherford B. Hayes, National Hero of Paraguay
Your Sea Salt May Not Actually Come From the Sea
Teen Develops New App That May Help Alzheimer's Patients Recognize Family
Make Your Own Almond Milk with This Clever Appliance
What Does the Sergeant at Arms Do?
Flurry Road: 5 Tips for Safe Driving on Winter Roads
How to Keep Your Water Pipes From Freezing This Winter
The Truth Is In Here: Unlocking Mysteries of the Unknown
Job Alert: the UK Needs a Chicken Nugget Taste-Tester
Want to Fall Asleep Faster? Add This Tweak To Your Bedtime Routine
Scientists Reveal Long-Hidden Text in Alexander Hamilton Letter
12 Historic Facts About Martin Luther King Jr.
Wise Quacks: A History of the Rubber Duck
The Only Way to Answer ‘What Is Your Greatest Weakness?’ In a Job Interview
Aflac's Robotic Duck Comforts Kids with Cancer
Cell Service: Inside the World of Prison Librarians
Sally Died of Dysentery: A History of The Oregon Trail
Why Did We Start Wearing Pants?
The Computer Virus That Brought Down Whac-A-Mole
The One Phrase Disney Theme Park Characters Aren't Allowed to Say
This Fashion-Friendly Hospital Gown Will Preserve Your Modesty
25 Things You Might Not Know About the Birds in Your Backyard
The UK’s First Polar Bear Cub in 25 Years Was Just Born in Scotland
When Lewis Carroll Was Suspected of Being Jack the Ripper
A Juicy History of Steak-Umm
Exploding Pants Were a Problem in 1930s New Zealand
Meet Pooh: The Bionic Cat Making History in Bulgaria
The Animal Most Likely to Kill You in Each State
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