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.

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
10 Still-Unsolved Mysteries From Unsolved Mysteries
How Invasive Crayfish Help More Mosquitoes Thrive
10 Things You Might Not Know About American Vandal
8 Excessively Cautious Consumer Safety Warnings
Robots Are Really Good at Applying Peer Pressure to Kids
Email Regrets? Android Users Can Now Unsend Their Gmails
10 Things You Might Not Know About Harry S. Truman
The Reasons to Be Wary of Reports About 'Forgiven' Student Loan Debt
Which Kind of Oatmeal is Best for Your Health?
14 Secrets of Food Sample Demonstrators
Too Sexy to Last: The Right Said Fred Story
A Surprising Number of Americans Smell Phantom Odors
A Hidden Section of the Berlin Wall Was Just Discovered
Intriguing New Theory Might Explain the Fate of Easter Island's Civilization
Cookie Controversy: Hydrox Accuses Oreo of Retail Sabotage
11 Everyday Tasks That Are Tricky for Left Handers
Avoid This Common Pitfall of Shopping for a New Car Online
11 Things You Might Not Know About Charles Lindbergh
8 Things You Might Not Know About the Louvre
The Mystery of the Stinky Dairy Queen in Calgary Has Just Been Solved
How Much You Need to Exercise for Better Mental Health, According to Science
Why Do So Many Diners Look Like Train Cars?
Balmy Arctic Weather Just Shrunk Sweden’s Highest Peak by 13 Feet
Why You May Need to Re-Think Taking Those Fish Oil Supplement
Should You Get Travel Insurance for Your Summer Vacation?
Bottle Service: How Snapple Took Over the 1990s
Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease is Making a Comeback
Do Big Cats Get Hairballs?
You Can Now See How Much Time You Spend on Facebook and Instagram


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