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.

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
A 92-Year-Old Colorado Man Has Donated Close to 50 Gallons of Blood
Denver is About to Experience Summer and Winter Temperatures Within 24 Hours
Why a Rare Coca-Cola Bottle Could Sell for Over $100,000 at Auction
8 Surprising Facts About Diana Ross
Do Cats Understand Their Own Name?
The Surprising Reason Star Trek's Mr. Spock Has Green Blood
8 Sports Mascots Who Went Rogue
Killing Fields: The Town That Got Away With Murder
11 Amazing LEGO Star Wars Sets You Can Buy Right Now
Australian Man Claims His Former Boss Bullied Him with Farts, Wants $1.3 Million in Damages
Solved: The Mystery of Why Garfield Phones Have Been Washing Ashore in France for 35 Years
Traumatic Episodes: A History of the ABC Afterschool Special
Hoboken Police Are Going Undercover to Catch Dog Owners Who Don't Scoop Poop
11 Things You Might Not Know About Now That's What I Call Music!
Market Basket Promises Shoppers Its Stores Are ‘Ghost-Free’ After Sightings
This Florida Neighborhood Is Being Invaded by Poisonous Cane Toads
8 Gripping Facts About Hands Across America
A Boston Shelter is Looking to Adopt Dog and Cat 'Best Friends' As a Pair
A Simple Skin Swab Could Soon Identify People at Risk for Parkinson's
The "World's Cleanest Garbage Can" Won't Stink Up Your Kitchen
Batmania: When Batman Ruled the Summer of 1989
10 VHS Tapes That Are Worth Money (No, Really)
6 Seinfeld Fan Theories That Will Blow Your Mind
Welcome to the Party, Pal: A Die Hard Board Game is Coming
For the First Time Ever, a Woman Has Won the Abel Prize—Math's Version of the Nobel Prize
Captain Marvel's Goose the Cat Funko Pop! Toy Delivers Cuteness (and Spoilers)
Show Houseguests Who's in Charge With This Game of Thrones Doormat
The 10 Best Action Movies on Netflix Right Now
Hackers Used Facebook Quizzes to Steal Data from 60,000 Users
10 Funko Pops! Worth a Small Fortune
Funko is Getting into the Children's Book Business
14 Facts About Cops on Its 30th Anniversary
Why You Should Never Throw Your Old Clothes in the Trash


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