Jake Rossen

Jake Rossen is a senior staff writer for Mental Floss. 

Victorian Halloween Traditions
Russell T. Davies Returns to 'Doctor Who'
14 Feel-Good Movies to Stream Right Now
Best Way to Clean Winter Coats
Facts About 'Bridge to Terabithia'
Inside Yellowstone National Park Jail and Justice Center
Halloween Candy Is Dangerous for Pets
Can Car Color Affect Resale Value?
New Van Gogh Sketch Discovered
Best Director's Cut Movies You Can Stream Right Now
Pumpkin Spice Searches In Each State
How to Fix a Carpet Your Cat or Dog Has Destroyed
Why Golf Balls Have Dimples
15 Facts About Agatha Christie
The Best One-Location Movies to Stream Right Now
Steve Wozniak Plans to Clean Up Space Trash
New Roomba Can Avoid Dog Poop
7 Allegedly Haunted Dolls
What's the Difference Between a Traffic Citation and a Ticket?
11 Unfinished and Unreleased Films
The Biggest Volcanic Eruptions of All Time
The Best Stephen King Movies and TV Shows to Stream
Michael Jordan's Used Underwear Is Up for Grabs
McDonald's Mascot Grimace Has a Surprising Backstory
National Hispanic Heritage Month: Ways to Celebrate
Hard-Boiled Eggs That Have a Gray Ring
Calvin Graham, the Teenaged World War II Veteran
The FTC Is Investigating McDonald's McFlurry Machines
Does Dish Soap Ever Go Bad?
There's a Chicken Traffic Officer in New Zealand
Octopuses Will Throw Things at One Another
The Singing Ringing Tree Is Straight Out of a Horror Movie
The Most Searched 1990s Movies in Each State, Mapped
Does Watching Television Make You Hungrier?
The Mystery of the Circleville Letters
9/11 Memorial & Museum Features More Than 1000 Oral Histories
Space-Themed Places to Stay
When Cher Was Banned From MTV
Oscar Micheaux, the First Black Movie Mogul
What Is Earwax, Anyway?
Best Animal Documentaries to Stream Right Now
Which Way Should Window Blinds Face?
'The Curious Viewer' Binge-Watching Book Guide Arrives in October
The 10 Best True Crime Documentaries to Stream Right Now
100-Year-Old Woman Is the World's Oldest Female Powerlifter
The Best Movies on Hulu Right Now
Plastic COVID-19 Barriers at Stores Are Not Helping
The 12 Best TV Shows on Amazon's Prime Video Right Now
Polish Olympian Maria Andrejczyk Sold Her Medal for a Good Cause
How Often Do You Walk Your Dog?


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