Jake Rossen

Jake Rossen is a senior staff writer for Mental Floss. 

How Bird Poop Nearly Destroyed California's Power Grid
12 YouTube Facts for Their 10th Anniversary
6 Fictional Tourism Ambassadors
The Famous Writer Who Brought Down Famous Writers School
How 'Small Wonder' Programmed Itself Into a Hit
What 1950s Czechs Thought Our Kitchens Would Look Like
7 Stories Stephen King Refuses to Publish
15 Clickbait 'TV Guide' Covers From the '80s
Why Do Birds Fly Into Windows?
Cornelius Vanderbilt Wood: The Man Erased From Disney History
The Underground Bike Park of Japan
5 Places Covered in Poop
The David Letterman Show No One Watched
Nintendo Just Hired a Guy Named Bowser
17 Amazing Facts About He-Man (Powered by Grayskull)
15 Not-So-Delicious Candy Gimmicks
7 Bizarre Laws (That Are Actually Enforced)
When Feminists Confronted the Men In Charge of 'Ladies' Home Journal'
How Counterfeiters Nearly Ruined Opening Day at Disneyland
Who Owns the Titanic?
The Fish That Could Wear Braces
The World's Loneliest ATM is in Antarctica
How Pay-Per-View Television Worked in 1951
The Boxing Match That Lasted 7 Hours
The First Horror Movie Filmed Entirely in Antarctica
7 Maddening Examples of Eminent Domain
15 Amazing Facts About Thunder...Thunder...'ThunderCats'!
6 Movie Sets That Could Have Killed Someone
6 People Who Can Cheat (Certain Kinds of) Death
The Joy of Dishwasher Cooking
How Far Can You Fall and Still Survive?
This 1960s High School Gym Class Would Ruin You
5 Movies That Got Their Filmmakers Arrested
7 People Who Broke Into Prison
How Nintendo Conquered Manhattan in 1985
6 Comic Strips That Suddenly Turned Serious
7 Obscure Literary Devices
7 Highly Questionable Vintage Exercise Devices
101 Masterpieces: 'The Twilight Zone'
8 Bizarre Facts About Rod Serling and ‘The Twilight Zone’
A Brief History of 'Choose Your Own Adventure'
A Brief History of Jeopardy!
Building a Bear-Proof Suit
7 Things You Might Not Know About Calvin and Hobbes
Mental Floss Exclusive: Our Interview with Bill Watterson!
6 Actors Who Took Their Roles Off-Screen
7 Jobs Your Inner Child Would Love
5 Real-Life Battles Superman Fought (And Won)
8 Movies That Changed Movies
10 Remarkable Teachers for National Teacher Day


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