Jake Rossen

Jake Rossen is a senior staff writer for Mental Floss. 

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
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
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
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
10 Fascinating Facts About Watchmen
Theodore Roosevelt's Daily Routine?
8 Discontinued Oreo Flavors
Pope Francis Will Unseal Documents Revealing the Vatican Response to the Holocaust
8 Products to Help You Get Through Airport Security Faster
Here's What Investments in the Early Stock Offerings of Major Companies Would Be Worth Today
New Research Suggests Watching TV is Linked to Memory Problems in Older Adults
Why Do We Say 'Bless You' When Someone Sneezes?
This Wireless Stethoscope Lets You Listen In On Nature
Bonnie and Clyde Wrote Poetry, And It’s Going Up for Auction
The Clever Reason Portland's Public Toilets Offer Little Privacy
New Book Celebrates the Craft of Custom Mr. T Dolls
Golden Years: Could Living Out Your Life in a Holiday Inn Be Cheaper Than a Nursing Home?
New York City is Fighting Fatbergs in Sewers with a New PSA Campaign
Americans Waste Tons of Perfectly Good Food Because They Don't Understand Expiration Dates
Hollywood's Brief Love Affair With Young Einstein Star Yahoo Serious
This Smart Ink Poster Changes According to the Weather
8 Enlightening Facts About Dr. Ruth Westheimer
10 Facts About Ansel Adams


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