Jake Rossen

Jake Rossen is a senior staff writer for Mental Floss. 

Remembering Nike's Legendary Bo Jackson Ad Campaign
Sylvester Stallone Is Hosting a 'Rocky' Watch Party
Target Free Groceries Text Scam
How 'Small Wonder' Programmed Itself Into a Hit
Best Documentaries on Netflix Right Now
James Stewart Facts
Aldi Facts
Best Action Movies on Netflix
Fun Fact: Otters Love to Juggle, But Scientists Aren't Sure Why
Facts About the Summer Movies of 1985
Memorial Day vs Veterans Day: What's the Difference?
Bop It: A History of the Popular '90s Toy
The Best Docuseries to Stream Right Now
Why Do Gardeners Have a ‘Green Thumb’?
Airplane Snacks at Home
Why It's Easy to Lose Track of Time in Quarantine
Best TV Shows on Amazon Prime
Why Virtual Assistants Like Siri and Alexa Traditionally Have Female Voices
Best True Crime Documentaries to Stream
Best Sci-Fi Movies on Netflix
Early Attempts at Self-Driving Cars
When Magic Eye Pictures Ruled the World
A Polar Vortex Could Bring Snow in May
When Orson Welles Met Adolf Hitler
Orson Welles's Greatest Insults
Creepy Board Games From Your Childhood
The Reason Why the Gas Pump Nozzle Is Always Shutting Off on You
Best Horror Movies on Netflix
What's the History Behind Cinco de Mayo?
Lucha Libre Wrestler Sewing Masks Instead of Costumes During Coronavirus
Flowbee: A Hair-Raising History
The Scientific Reason Some People Love the Smell of Gasoline
Seniors Can Learn Helpful Tech Skills Via Getsetup
What You Should Know When Deferring Credit Card Payments During Coronavirus
The Reason ALDI Doesn't Play Music
Kevin Smith Wrote a 'Mallrats' Sequel During Quarantine
Why Do News Anchors Sound Alike?
The Reason Americans Buy Refrigerated Milk and Europeans Don't
Johnny Carson Helped Cause a Toilet Paper Shortage in 1973
Kansas City Residents Can Get Barbecue From a Vending Machine
Best Director's Cut Movies You Can Stream Right Now
See What's Inside a 25-Year-Old Can of Spider-Man Pasta
Why April 22 Was Chosen as Earth Day
Corleone Family's 'The Godfather Part II' Lake Tahoe Home for Sale
The History of the McDonald's Happy Meal
How Soloflex Conquered 1980s Fitness
How to Protect Yourself from COVID-19 Phone Scams
How to Avoid Germs at the Laundromat
No Phone During 1918 Flu Pandemic
'Apollo 13' Movie Facts


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