Jake Rossen

Jake Rossen is a senior staff writer for Mental Floss. 

Birthing the New York Public Library Lions
16 Things You Probably Didn't Know About HBO
How Starter Jackets Came Unraveled
14 Things You Might Not Know About Nike
Why Are Cats Afraid of Water?
How Much Does a Fart Weigh?
Isaac Asimov, Radio Shack Pitchman
The Tasty Origins of the Snoopy Sno-Cone Machine
10 Festive Facts About Holiday Greeting Cards
12 Frosty Facts About Snowmen
Why Do Doctors Still Carry Pagers?
11 Brilliant Gifts for the Traveler in Your Life
When 'Return of the Jedi' Was Stolen at Gunpoint
The 60-Year Struggle to Bring 'Childhood's End' to Screens
11 Brilliant Gifts for the Runner in Your Life
How Sylvester Stallone Almost Made 'The Godfather: Part III'
When Office Christmas Parties Were Totally Insane
13 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of Retail Store Employees
The Lectores Who Read to Cuba's Cigar Rollers
Reliving the Horror of Magic Potty Baby
Oral History: In 1985 Snuffy Shocked Sesame Street
17 Fascinating Facts About Nintendo Legend Shigeru Miyamoto
The Fart That Started a Revolution
In a League of Her Own: The Girl Who Fought to Play Baseball With the Boys
Turn It Up, Man! Remembering 'Freedom Rock'
No One Knows Who Wrote This James Bond Novel
The Case of the Missing 'Encyclopedia Brown' Movie
10 Kids' Books Too Dangerous To Stay on Shelves
Force of Habit: The Nun Who Became an FBI Agent
12 of the Weirdest Ballot Initiatives in American History
12 Feathered Facts About 'Charlie's Angels'
Athletic Support: A History of Sports Agents
Man in the Moon: How Mac Tonight Became the Burger King
14 Things You Might Not Know About U-Haul
12 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of Voice Actors
25 Sweet Facts About Alabama
Adjusted for Inflation: A History of the Reebok Pump
15 Amazin' Facts About the Mets
How the DeLorean (Almost) Came Back From the Dead
Are Snakes Immune to Their Own Venom?
6 Hallmark Products Greeted With Controversy
10 Vital Cultural Sites That Might Vanish
The Origin of the 'Sports Illustrated' Football Phone
14 'Dark Shadows' Facts With Bite
Why Are Car Air Fresheners Shaped Like Trees?
10 Button-Mashing Facts About GameStop
When Walt Disney Opened an Elementary School
The Counterfeiter Who Sank the Confederacy
14 Unusual Ways McDonald's Did Business in the '60s
7 Movies That Sent People Running Out of Theaters


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