Jake Rossen

Jake Rossen is a senior staff writer for Mental Floss. 

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
The Bizarre Kidnapping Mystery That Stunned the 1910s South
Before Bitcoin: The Rise and Fall of Flooz E-Currency
11 Events Correctly Predicted by The Simpsons
The Man Who Killed Santa Claus
12 Gifts for the 'Star Wars' Fan
A.C. Gilbert, the Toymaker Who (Actually) Saved Christmas 
Thin Ice: The Bizarre Boxing Career of Tonya Harding
How This Underground Urban Farm in Stockholm Will Heat the Building Above It
7 Famous Actors Who Starred in Obscure Short Films
The 10 Most Bizarre Objects That Have Fallen to Earth
Paul McCartney's Long-Lost Christmas Album Surfaces Online
Ho, No: Christmas Trees Will Be Expensive and Scarce This Year
Should You Worry About the Insects Living in Your Christmas Tree?
6 Ways Movies Subtly Distort Reality
Your Apple Watch Can Now Be Paired With an FDA-Approved EKG Monitor
14 Fun Facts About A Charlie Brown Christmas
Finally! Converse Introduces Weatherproof Chuck Taylors
Now You Can Binge-Watch Apple Support Videos on YouTube
A Short and Sweet History of the Whitman's Sampler
Here's Why You Really Don't Want a Fly Landing on Your Food
15 Mysterious Facts About Agatha Christie
10 Adorable Facts About Cabbage Patch Kids
8 Death-Defying Facts About Super Dave Osborne
11 Savvy Gifts for the Gym-Goer
12 Secrets of FedEx Delivery Drivers
A Speedy History of the Hess Truck
Amsterdam is Turning Plastic Trash Into 3D-Printed Furniture
A Secret Room Full of Michelangelo's Sketches Will Soon Open in Florence
This AI Tool Will Help You Write a Winning Resume
Owning a Dog May Add Years to Your Life, Study Shows
Why Don't We Eat Turkey Tails?
Oral History: Tickle Me Elmo Turns 21
High-Tech Skyscrapers Could be Built with Low-Tech Wood
9 Things You Might Not Know About 'Macho Man' Randy Savage
This Living Wallpaper Uses Bacteria to Generate Electricity
To Boldly Go: The Science Behind Pooping in Space
When Nancy Reagan Told Kids to ‘Just Say No’
How a Rain-Soaked Seattle Bookstore Helped Invent the School Backpack
Sam Adams's New $200 Beer Might Be Illegal in Your State
9 Unbreakable Facts About Dolph Lundgren
The FDA Has a Warning for People Who Love Black Licorice
A Pizzeria Owner's Bizarre Plot to Capture the Zodiac Killer


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