Jake Rossen

Jake Rossen is a senior staff writer for Mental Floss. 

A Brief History of the Walkman
Papa John's, Pizza Hut, and the Great Pizza Feud of 1997
The Short, Strange Life of McDonald's Pizza
The Author Who Wrote in Bookstore Windows
What Pilots See When You Shine a Laser Pointer at Aircraft
How 'Jane Fonda's Workout' Conquered the World
France's Ecology Minister Wants People to Stop Eating Nutella
15 Unusual High School Sports
13 Things You Might Not Know About Costco
Dock Ellis: The MLB Pitcher Who Threw a No-Hitter While Tripping on Acid
'Sesame Street' Parodies 'Jurassic Park'
The 12 Most Recognizable Scents (of 1982)
15 New Uses for Old VHS Tapes
How Bird Poop Nearly Destroyed California's Power Grid
12 Fascinating Facts About YouTube
6 Fictional Tourism Ambassadors
The Famous Writer Who Brought Down Famous Writers School
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


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