Jake Rossen

Jake Rossen is a senior staff writer for Mental Floss. 

Can Washing Machines Really Eat Socks?
Fizzled Out: The New Coke Protests of 1985
Are You a Coffee Fiend? It Might Be in Your DNA
A Family Scrapbook May Have Unearthed KFC's Secret Recipe
Beavers on the Moon: The Great Astronomy Hoax of 1835
14 Surreal Facts About H.R. Giger
This Artist is Making VHS Covers for Current Movies
14 Justifiably Forgotten Milton Bradley Board Games
Japan's 2020 Olympics Will Make Medals From Smartphones
Why You Shouldn't Trust Password Strength Meters
Marvel-Themed Harleys Roll Out in Australia and New Zealand
7 Questions to Ask Your New College Roommate
Australia Is Having a Giant Goldfish Problem
How 'Captain Planet' Turned Kids Green
Why Do Olympic Swimmers Wear Two Caps?
This All-Nickelodeon Store Just Popped Up in NYC
9 Movies That Are Remakes of Remakes
The 3 Things Never Allowed in a Disney Movie
This Laptop is Powered Entirely by Your Smartphone
Why Do Some Olympic Athletes Wear Paper Numbers?
10 Things We Learned From a Netflix Employee's AMA
These Schools Raised Attendance by Supplying Laundry Services
Why Cycling Isn't Always Good for Your Health
Champagne Just Had Its Roughest Season Since 1956
Why Are There Lifeguards at Rio's Olympic Pools?
What Happens If a Presidential Nominee Drops Out?
Nabisco's X-Rated Toy Scandal of 1971
Watch: Meryl Streep as Florence Foster Jenkins, the World's Worst Singer
This Volcano is Getting Wi-Fi
7 Bookstores Too Beautiful For Words
Crystal Pepsi Is Back in Stores
Why Is Olympian Michael Phelps Covered In Bruises?
How Contestant Stories Are Chosen on 'Jeopardy!'
12 Secrets of College Admissions Officers
Singapore Street Food Vendor Awarded a Michelin Star
Why Trampolines Can be a Summer Bummer
What You Should Know About Generic Drugs
China is Testing a Bus That Drives Over Cars
DC Fans Are Rallying to Shut Down Rotten Tomatoes
5 Roger Ebert-Approved Movies Hitting Netflix This Month
Celebrity Lobster Perishes During Fateful Rescue Mission
The Woman Who Might Have Been D.B. Cooper
15 Jobs That Didn't Exist 30 Years Ago
1996: Kerri Strug Makes Olympic History
Air Canada Will Help Crowdfund Your Vacation
12 Fascinating Facts About 'Tron'
Lockheed's New Robot Climbs on Blimps to Find Leaks
The 'Ax Man': New Orleans' Jazz-Loving Serial Killer
The @AskTSA Twitter Account Will Answer Pretty Much Anything
A Novel Heating Process Keeps Milk Fresh for Up to 9 Weeks


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