Jake Rossen

Jake Rossen is a senior staff writer for Mental Floss. 

Fascinating Facts About Girl Scouts
8 Brands That Went Off-Brand
How Winnipeg Became the Slurpee Capital of the World
A Stephen King Short Film Festival Is Coming Online
Why Do Restaurants Serve Free Bread?
11 Movies Steven Spielberg Never Made
11 Brain-Freezing Facts About Slurpees
The Reason Why Dogs Like to Lick Glass
'Mystery Science Theater 3000' Fans Can Help Resurrect the Show
The FBI Has Issued a Warning About COVID-19 Vaccine Scams
Totally Radical 1980s Mall Events
25 Amazing Facts About Libraries
French Police Are Chasing an International Ring of LEGO Thieves
Why Do We Say People Get 'Cold Feet' Before a Wedding?
What Those Numbers on Your Eyeglasses Mean
When Fonzie Jumped the Shark on 'Happy Days'
A Brief History of the VCR
Cheap Wine Tastes Better If You Think It's Expensive
D.C. Court Wants to Erase Garamond Font From Filings
7 Facts About William Faulkner's 'As I Lay Dying'
Why Do Eggshells Have Weird Bumps and Spots?
Vin Mariani: The Cocaine Wine Beloved by Popes and Presidents
The Reason Why Dogs Have Tear Stains
Meals on Wheels Austin Is Bringing COVID-19 Vaccines Right to Seniors
Who's the Mason of Mason Jar Fame?
90 Fascinating Facts About William Shatner
20 of the Weirdest Inventions From the Past 20 Years
The History of the McDonald's 'Cocaine Spoon'
Kenner's Misguided 'Alien' Toy Line of 1979
Tinder's New Feature Will Allow You to Run a Background Check on Dates
Where Does the Term 'Pushing the Envelope' Come From?
Can Bird Poop Damage Cars?
Why a Grasshopper Wound Up Stuck in Vincent Van Gogh's 'Olive Trees'
Easter Sunday: What's Open? What's Closed?
H.R. Giger's 'Alien' Prototype Is Up for Auction
11 Ways to Defend Yourself Against a Cat
When Tom Cruise Saved the Ray-Ban Brand
11 of Stephen King's Scariest Passages
Doris Miller, the Naval Cook Who Became a Hero of Pearl Harbor
Surprising Facts About Rami Malek
The Reason Why Clothes in the Laundry Shrink—and How to Stop It
The Reason Gas Stations Charge 9/10 of a Cent
A Brief History of Sea-Monkeys
Why Are Deserts Hot During the Day and Cold at Night?
What Happens If You Miss Your Second COVID-19 Vaccine Shot?
The Quest for the North Pole Episode 8 Podcast Transcript
Facts About Arsenio Hall
Is It Safe to Eat Snow?
The Reason Retail Stores Have Greeters
12 Secrets of Starbucks Employees


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