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 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
Why Do Honeycrisp Apples Cost So Much?
10 Things You Might Not Know About J.D. Salinger
You Can Still Visit This Forgotten Flintstones Theme Park in Arizona
5 Questions to Ask Your Auto Mechanic
The One Word You Should Never Use When Apologizing
Why the Concorde (And Supersonic Flight) Never Took Off
Meet the Smart Bed That Stops You From Snoring
Goldfish Can Get Depressed, Too
What Gives Qizai the Brown Panda His Unique Color?
The Paris Photographer Who Matches People to Paintings
A Look at the World's Only Underwater Post Office
The Bittersweet Story Behind A Very Special Christmas
11 Gifts for the Movie Fanatic
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